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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 […]

Styling Summer Brights with Tradlands

Styling Summer Brights with Tradlands

All my life, I’ve gravitated towards wearing black. I remember once in high school, a friend of mine told me, “You shouldn’t wear black all the time. It doesn’t look good; it makes you look sad.” And that was the start of my next decade […]

Ethical, Sustainable Tights: Swedish Stockings

Ethical, Sustainable Tights: Swedish Stockings

A few years ago, I Googled “ethical tights” and stumbled across what was going to be my happiest discovery ever: Swedish Stockings. I love wearing skirts in the winter, but with that comes the need for tights—and every fall, I’m faced with the same reality: […]

Current brand crush: ABLE

Current brand crush: ABLE

I have a few brands that I associate with my very first forays into ethical fashion. ABLE is one of them. When I was working for a conscious jewellery brand researching competitors, I fell upon their collection (which was then just jewellery, a couple of […]

Ethical clothes for camping: the essentials

Ethical clothes for camping: the essentials

I used to be afraid to wear my everyday clothes camping, for fear that I’d ruin them. And it’s understandable—you don’t want to get a hole in an ethical piece you’ve saved up for, or in the perfect vintage jeans you spent months searching for. […]

Upstate New York: Travel Journal

Upstate New York: Travel Journal

My dad and I co-own a vintage Volkswagen camper (a bay window Westfalia, 77 for those of you who are into vintage vehicles). Last summer her engine blew, so we missed out on camping the whole summer. She got repaired, and we decided to kick […]

Ethical loungewear & Athletic Wear

Ethical loungewear & Athletic Wear

I’m bad at working out. I’ll just get that out of the way right now. I’m not a fitness junkie who goes to the gym three or five times a week, I have one pair of leggings and my pilates mat spends more time gathering […]