Thank You! 100K Celebration

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I debated posting about my little celebration the other day. In the giant ocean that is the Internet, 100K subscribers on a Youtube Channel is the tiniest of drops in the tiniest of buckets. But after reflecting, the reason I felt so compelled to celebrate 100K subscribers was to share my thanks with everyone who […]

5 BIPOC Sustainable Style Bloggers to Follow

If you read my newsletter, you are familiar with my fan-girling over Aja Barber, the fiery writer  and blogger who drops sustainable style knowledge and truth bombs on the regular. I’ve been following Aja for a while, and for a long while, she was one of the only Black sustainable style influencers I followed. Since […]

4 Ways to Trick Your Brain to Stop Shopping

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We’ve all been there. You walk into your favourite boutique intending to buy one item and walk out with some extras and an emptier wallet. Our brains are powerful, and while marketing uses our emotions to encourage impulse shopping, there are ways to trick your brain to stop shopping, once and for all. If you’re […]

How To Style Light Colours For Winter

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Stretch Your Closet By Styling Light Colours For Winter One of the easiest ways to get the most out of your closet is by styling light colours in the winter and learning how to style off-season pieces throughout the year. I have always had an aversion to putting my clothes in a box (literally and […]

How to Make Old Clothes Feel New Again: Shop Your Closet!

Combat Outfit Envy By Shopping Your Closet One of my favourite ways to make my old clothes feel new again is by shopping my closet for outfits that I find inspiring on Instagram or Pinterest. Instead of using these platforms as a breeding ground for outfit envy (oh yes, this is a thing) and impulse […]

Ethically Made Footwear With Poppy Barley

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It really doesn’t feel like Spring where I am. We have yet to hit double digits and there’s snow in the forecast for today. But style and fashion must go on; we can still look good even though the weather doesn’t want us to right? Enter ethical footwear maker Poppy Barley’s annual popup in collaboration […]

My Best Investment Purchases and Items for a Curated Closet

I’ve always thought that curated “closet essentials” are wily subjects. For example, a wardrobe essential for an ER nurse who works a lot of overtime and teaches college courses on the side will look entirely different from the closet essential of a diplomat who travels 300 days of the year and attends a plethora of […]

Responsible Travel: Is it Possible?

A long time ago, my sister-in-law asked me what my first love was. You know, the thing you first discover as a child and slowly build an obsession around? Sometimes it’s a sport, sometimes it’s an animal (not going to lie, I totally had a Northern Getaway tee with a giant wolf on it during […]

Why We Moved From the City to a Small Town

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while. Although I’ve explained it a thousand times to people, friends, and clients who have asked “whyyyy?” in person, it’s hard to put things in writing. But here goes. Since graduating from university I’ve lived in an urban setting. And while I wouldn’t call central Ottawa […]

Poppy Barley: Why You Need to Know This Ethical Footwear Brand

If you watch my Youtube, or have ever had a general conversation with me, you’ll know that one thing I am not minimalist about is footwear. I’m sorry if i’ve deceived you, but I’m a firm believer that quality footwear is the foundation of a sustainable capsule/curated closet. Without getting Kardashian-excessive, I think it’s important […]