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My 4 Must-Have Natural Skincare Products

My 4 Must-Have Natural Skincare Products

It’s been a while since I’ve done a natural beauty update! Earlier this year, I made the decision to remove all products in my house that had chemicals. And surprisingly, it wasn’t my own health that made me do it: it was the idea of […]

Q&A with Matter Prints

Q&A with Matter Prints

I’ve been a longtime follower (and customer) of Matter Prints. Back when I did market research in the social enterprise industry, I stumbled upon their brand, loved that they worked directly with the experts who handloom garments, and a few days later I purchased a […]

The sustainable denim inventory

The sustainable denim inventory

Over the past year, my denim collection has gone through an overhaul. At first, I was determined to wear the jeans I already owned to the ground. But as I started to shop consciously, I realized that the reason I was having such a hard […]

All-Natural Makeup 101

All-Natural Makeup 101

I won’t lie to you; making the switch to all-natural makeup wasn’t an easy one. Access to quality natural cosmetics can be…pretty sparse. That’s what I faced when trying to choose shades that would actually match my skin. After a lot of searching, I found […]

Choosing the right organic bedding

Choosing the right organic bedding

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I proudly sleep on a twin-sized bed. I’m unapologetic, not just because it’s all I need, but also because it makes my room seem so much bigger, and it’s a cinch to make the […]

How to naturally care for your boots

How to naturally care for your boots

You asked, here it is! Okay, we all know the struggle: buy beautiful boots, wear them for a season, live through the awful salt stains, put them in the closet and forget about them – until next fall when you realize they’re too far gone […]

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 […]

A week of outfits with Brass Clothing

A week of outfits with Brass Clothing

I have been SO excited for this week of making outfits from 3 core pieces in Brass Clothing’s Fundamentals collection. I have a mission of brightening up my winter wardrobe. And it’s been a long time coming! Given the choice, black and grey are my […]

Why I’ll proudly wear a garment made in China.

Why I’ll proudly wear a garment made in China.

This story starts a while ago. Way back, I got a lovely note from Brass Clothing, asking me if I wanted to partner up. I hadn’t heard about them before, and to be honest, I wasn’t sure it was the right fit at first. Don’t […]

Fall 10×10 – outerwear & accessories edition

Fall 10×10 – outerwear & accessories edition

I feel like by this time around, I was comfortable nailing 10 outfits out of my more simplified garments. It’s been easier to throw things together now that I’ve embraced my natural inclination towards easy, tonal clothes.   But there are a few things I […]