Wear It Wednesday | Lessons Learned from Slow Fashion

About a year ago, I announced that I would be shifting the way I talk about my wardrobe from Ethical to Slow. My slow fashion wardrobe, has given me more opportunities to get creative and be incredibly mindful in what I choose to include. Being more selective gives me power and my intentionality increases my [...]

WIW | 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

In all honesty, I feel truly conflicted when it comes to holiday gift guides. As I would prefer to see less consumerism, I also recognize that consumerism at some level is required to support small business and therefore small business owners. So, all the brands I am sharing are small and I have worked with [...]

Wear it Wednesday | 4 Ways to wear the Jill Cardigan

This post contains affiliate links, when you shop through them I earn a small compensation (at no additional cost to you) through which I am able to support this website and my family. The temperatures are dropping here in Colorado and I have been looking forward to pulling out my sweater collection since August! I'm [...]

Wear it Wednesday | RoHo Goods

Style, Sustainability, & Empowering Artisans I cannot say enough good things about RoHo Goods, a brand founded on the idea of making artisan goods, made from locally sourced materials and the quiet literal leftovers from the community into a product that can be accessed by the global north and in particular the US. Let’s start [...]

Trip Recap | Denver, CO to Johnstown, PA to Norfolk, VA

At the end of July and the first week of August we, my husband and I, set out on a multi-destination adventure. What sounded great in theory months ago ended up being exhausting and fun in practice. While we could have done things differently, when everything backed up to one another in a particular way, [...]

Wear it Wednesday | How to pack practically for a multi-destination trip

My biggest obstacle when packing is not the “I want to pack my whole closet just because I want to” attitude but the “I want to pack my whole closet because I love to wear all these things and want to wear them on this trip” attitude. When you have a wardrobe you love and [...]

Simplicity Saturday

Over the last several months, I’ve been slowing down. I am buying less and learning new skills so I can make things myself. Here are a few things I’ve slowly learned recently. Simplicity in my home, my attitude, my life. Crocheting I learned to crochet when I was in 4th or 5th grade. I didn’t [...]

The Problem with Fast Fashion | Part 3

So how do we fix the fashion industry? I wish I could give you a short sweet answer and a hopeful anecdote. Fixing the fashion industry is part activism, part protest, and part awareness. When you become aware of where and how your clothes are made only then can you start advocating for legislation, workers [...]