Dressember in July 2019 | Days 1-15

Dressember in July has been a fun way to talk about how I wear dresses all December long. It's also been a lot of fun to wear dresses (and skirts) all month with sandals and cute shoes! Dressember in July is all about raising awareness, bring the topic of sex & human trafficking to the [...]

Wear It Wednesday | 10freedays update

July 1-10, I was fundraising for 10freedays, for a non-profit named Our Daughters International in Nepal that focuses on the rescue, and restoration of girls (and boys) from human trafficking on the Nepal-India border. I set a goal of $300 for the 10freedays campaign, which is pretty lofty. I set the same goal for Dressember [...]

Finished Reading | Buy the change you want to see by Jane Mosbacher Morris

When I see books focused on ethical fashion and practices, I'm drawn to them, naturally of course, but I quickly become bored because I already know what they are telling me. Not the case with Buy the change you want see by Jane M. Morris, founder and CEO of To the Market. Jane tells readers [...]

Wear it Wednesday | 2019 Fashion Revolution

On April 24th, 2013 Rana Plaza collapsed killing over 1,000 and injuring over 2,000. The eight story building housed clothing factories, a bank, apartment homes, and several shops. The lower levels were closed and people were evacuated once cracks were noticed, owners ignored the warning signs to close the building the day before. Factory garment [...]

Wear It Wednesday | Why I wear a dress

I admit that Dressember was a thousand times easier when I lived in California, but I also worked from home and honestly no one *actually* noticed I was wearing a dress every day because I left the house like 3 times a week and saw vastly different groups of people each time.  Last year, was [...]

Tolerance

Tolerance- noun; a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whoseopinions, beliefs, practices, racial or ethnic origins, etc., differ fromone's own; freedom from bigotry. In light of the events happening today, I offer this perspective on tolerance in 2017 and beyond. I read Wild and Free from Jess Connolly & Hayley Morgan last year (HERE) and chapter 9 is quiet literally the bees knees. I would read a whole book devoted to the topics that Jess brings up. [...]