The Green Holiday Gift Guide: sustainable gifts you can feel good about giving to everyone on your list

I enjoy putting gift guides together, and I enjoy reading other bloggers’ gift guides. However, I am aware that there is some controversy surrounding them. With that in mind, I decided to put together a green holiday gift guide including experiences, sustainable fashion, sustainable beauty items, and a few other bits. I hope you find this useful! Let’s dive in, shall we?

Green Holiday Gift Guide: Fashion

Everlane

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Tradlands 111 Ely Charcoal Flannel Review

Welcome to my first Tradlands review! I was very kindly sent the Tradlands 111 Ely Charcoal Flannel to review and I can’t wait to share the details with you!

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Image from Tradlands’ website

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An office appropriate fall outfit. What I wore on October 1st and a sad goodbye

An office propriate fall outfit

A fall outfit: Poutine and Prada fall 2019 Aritzia Michael Kors Sam Edelman

Well, it’s October. Fall is officially upon us. I’m scraping the frost off my car in the morning and the air is starting to smell like snow. On the positive side – it’s time for office appropriate fall outfit planning!

I found this Michael Kors skirt at a consignment shop last week for a mere $25! I was so excited and immediately started planning all the great office appropriate fall outfits I would be able to create with it. On this day I paired it with a slim fitting black turtle neck and ankle boots. As I was throwing on my trusty leather jacket I spied this scarf hanging in the back of the closet and decided to wind it around my neck a few times to finish off the look and keep me warm. I liked the resulting look. 

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Slow Fashion Season Challenge: The Last Update

Slow Fashion Season

This year’s Slow Fashion Season challenge ended on September 21st. I explained the challenge in detail here, if you’d like to read about it.

The Slow Fashion Season Challenge was created by Collaction and the basics are that, from June 21st to September 21st, participants were to buy no new clothing. Second hand shopping and swaps are allowed. The point of the challenge is to draw attention to the wasteful nature of fast fashion.

Slow Fashion Season Challenge Collaction Poutine and Prada Paper Label
*image from the Paper Label website

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What I’ve been wearing lately: an outfit round-up

 

This week’s post is one I’ve never done before – an outfit round-up! Here’s every outfit I wore to work last week!

Outfit Round-up: Monday

Outfit Round-up: Monday Camel blazer and Aritzia dress and Sam Edelman boots; What are the best fall outfits

I am not a Monday person. I do not greet the start of the work week with energy, goals, and peppiness. On Mondays my outfits tend to go one of two ways:

  1. Comfortable because the exhaustion is real;

  2. Power outfit to motivate me to kick this week’s a$$.

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