12 picks from Sephora: my top recommendations

If you’re looking for a little help with what goodies to pick when shopping at Sephora then read on for my suggestions! If I have a blog post with a full review of a product pick I have linked it in the titles below. Click on the photos to shop.


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Sephora picks: Make-up

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Slow Fashion Summer – An Update

A little over a month ago I committed to the Slow Fashion Summer for 2019. I wrote about it in some detail here so I’ll try not to repeat myself. Collaction created the challenge, in which participants buy no new clothing (second hand or swapped is ok) for three months. The challenge this season runs from June 21st to September 21st. Their aim was to get 10,000 participants. Currently there are 14,487 people taking part. The point of the challenge is to draw attention to the wasteful nature of fast fashion, one of the world’s biggest polluters.

Slow Fashion Season: Wardrobe Basics

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The Sweater Vest

The sweater vest: Poutine and Prada

The piece I wanted but didn’t buy

For about a year and a half I’ve been wanting to add a knit tank top (sweater vest? sleeveless sweater?) to my wardrobe. I’d taken note of a few I like, most of them from Aritzia. Something like this was what I had in mind. I never pulled the trigger for a few different reasons. I like Artizia’s clothes but I think they are ridiculously over priced, sometimes I have trouble with the sizing (big boob problems, le sigh), and most recently, they are not ethical.

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My picks from the Everlane Summer Choose What You Pay Event

I’m not shopping for anything new at the moment, but I thought I’d make a wishlist for the Everlane Summer Choose What You Pay Event for you (and tbh me, if any of these things are still hanging around when the slow fashion season challenge is over). I hope this list helps you navigate the sale!

Everlane Choose What You Pay Event
My Picks – Shoes

Everlane choose what you pay event: the strappy sandal

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Where and how to shop second hand online: my favourite online consignment stores

Best online consignment stores: eBay
Rebecca Minkoff tote purchased on eBay

I love second hand shopping. I’m not an expert but I have snagged a few amazing pieces over the years. I also live in a remote area where the options for shopping second hand are somewhat abysmal so I’ve done a lot of research about second hand shopping online. Today I am going to share the fruits of my labour with you, my lovely readers! Here are my favourite online consignment stores and thrifting options!

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