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10 outfits to try with sneakers this fall

10 outfits to try with sneakers this fall

I never understood the sneaker thing. I saw other people doing it, but somehow could never grasp the concept of wearing sneakers with non-athletic clothes, even if I owned them. And then it happened: I saw a photo on Pinterest of an amazing skirts + […]

The conflict between sustainability and ethical fashion

The conflict between sustainability and ethical fashion

Every time we cycle around to a new season in the fashion calendar, I go through a phase of existential crisis. If we’re trying to minimize our contribution to climate change, to minimize fashion waste and create a more conscious production cycle, then why would […]

Comfy, ethical fall style with Free Label

Comfy, ethical fall style with Free Label

This fall, I wanted to solve for a problem I too often have when it comes to the cooler seasons: I have beautiful tanks and tees, but very few quality long-sleeved tops that are comfy and breathable. I’ll go a half a day in a […]

The key to feeling comfy and looking good at home

The key to feeling comfy and looking good at home

There’s nothing better than a day at home. I’m lucky enough to work at a company that supports working from home as a method of self-care if you’ve got a long commute, and with my 4h/day travel time, it does take a lot out of […]

How to transition your summer pieces for fall

How to transition your summer pieces for fall

I can’t believe it! Another summer is wrapping up and we’re all looking forward to crisp leaves and cosy sweaters— well, I’m sure some of us are! I’m a little sad to see the days getting shorter, and was only just getting used to taking […]

Styling Kotn’s new woven shirts

Styling Kotn’s new woven shirts

I can’t do justice to the story of Kotn. A Toronto & Egypt-based garment brand that started with simple, staple t-shirts made from Egyptian cotton, they just know how to tell a story. Really, really well. What I can share with you is my own […]

Consciously made slide shoes to travel in

Consciously made slide shoes to travel in

This week was a wonderful one—filled with action, events and spending time with people I care deeply about. I slept away from home, went back and forth to the city, saw a theatre show and finished it all off with a vocal lesson that ran […]

Building the basics: Ethical staples for every day

Building the basics: Ethical staples for every day

I discovered Kotn because I was doing competitive research. We were interested on how other ethical Canadian companies were navigating the discount-heavy season of Black Friday/Cyber Monday. Everlane, TOMS, all the regulars. And then out of the woodwork came Kotn: giving 100% of profits during […]

Conscious clothes for every age: from Brass Clothing

Conscious clothes for every age: from Brass Clothing

Living consciously was something my mom and Nonna had always engrained into us. My Nonna grew up in Italy, moving to Canada to get married to my Nonno, a barber in the small town my parents still live in. Growing up in post-war Italy looked […]

10 easy ways to participate in Plastic Free July

10 easy ways to participate in Plastic Free July

Okay, going plastic free seems intimidating. It was to me, when I first saw the #PlasticFreeJuly hashtag last year. I mean, eliminating all plastic? Once you realize just how much plastic there is on everything you use, it’s hard to imagine going without it. I’ll […]


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