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

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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Everlane Review: a review of the pieces I’ve purchased myself

Everlane Review: Poutine and Prada Everlane Heavyweight Tee, the Work Pant, the slim wool pant, Ponte tube skirt

I’ve written a couple Everlane reviews before but I was sent the pieces for those posts. Today I want to talk you through the Everlane pieces I’ve purchased with my own money. All four of the pieces I’m going to talk about today I purchased second hand and two are no longer available on the Everlane website. I think the review has merit in spite of that because it speaks to the quality of Everlane garments in general. So, that said, let’s get into my third Everlane review!

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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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Why I’m making the change to a sustainable wardrobe

Sustainable Wardrobe – Why I’m Making the Switch

I usually try to stay away from controversial topics on my blog. I prefer to keep it light and fun. However, our current environmental situation is desperate and I feel strongly about it. I’m making the change to a sustainable wardrobe and I want to tell you why. This post may get a little preachy and I apologize for that. It’s important though, so I encourage you to read on!

The Current Situation

Our current situation is pretty dire. With climate change, overpopulation, deforestation, and pollution we have nearly succeeded in making our home planet inhospitable to human life, as well as to most of our fellow animals. We’ve got a very short time left to make some drastic changes if we want to change our current circumstances. There are lots of things we can all do to help that go beyond recycling.

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