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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Wear it Wednesday | Summer Dresses

I remember as a little girl, absolutely loving wearing dresses and also being equally frustrated by them. As an adult, I have a new appreciation for dresses especially in the summer. They are fun, feminine, and can keep me significantly cooler than shorts. Here are a few of my favorite summer dresses. Yellow & White [...]

The Problem with Fast Fashion Part 2

If you didn’t catch Part 1, it is here.  The problem with Fast Fashion is it puts profits over people and the planet every chance it gets. The opportunity for more profit is what drove our textile industry away from the US to “cheaper” nations, commonly found in the global south. The truth is these [...]

Wear it Wednesday | Styling a Shirtdress for Summer

When it gets hot outside, I gravitate towards cotton & linen made pieces and lots of comfy & versatile dresses. Including this new shirtdress from Liz Alig. Her pieces are handwoven, giving them a unique feel and making them the perfect breathable styles to reach for on hot days. I was gifted this shirtdress from [...]

Ethical & Sustainable Fashion with Inclusive Sizing

One of the biggest criticisms of the ethical and sustainable fashion industry is the lack of inclusive sizing. As a person with an easily accessible size, in most things, this does not affect me often. But it is a hindrance to those who want to shop more sustainably. Before we begin. Weight is a culmination [...]