Category: Fashion For a Cause

A Few Simple Tips to Make Your Wardrobe More Sustainable

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In celebration of Earth Day today, I wanted to share a blog post centered on sustainability in fashion. I imagined this post featuring photos taken in the beautiful Rocky Mountains to celebrate the wonder and awe of Mother Nature, but of course, the rainy and snowy weather of the past few weeks had different plans for me. I do have to admit, though, that I am a little apprehensive to publish this blog post… Why? Because talking about sustainability in fashion seems like an oxymoron. After all, we all know that the fashion industry is a major polluter to the environment and a huge emitter of greenhouse gases. Fashion blogging itself, something that I am so passionate about, is often inherently contradictory to the goals of sustainability and ‘green living’. So as fashion lovers, how can we reconcile this? Continue reading “A Few Simple Tips to Make Your Wardrobe More Sustainable”

What Sewing Has Taught Me About Fashion

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If you’ve been following along the past couple of months, you’ve probably heard me mention that I recently learned to sew. I’ve always wanted to learn, and of course it helps that we already have a sewing machine + table in the house. Throughout the process, sewing made me think a lot about fashion, the clothes we wear, etc., so I figured, what better way to share these insights than in a blog post? I hope you enjoy! Continue reading “What Sewing Has Taught Me About Fashion”

Denim Day 2020: Wear Jeans, Support Survivors

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Happy Wednesday! As you well know, I don’t usually post on Wednesdays (at least, not anymore after my month-long hiatus a few summers ago). But today I had to stray from my usual posting schedule to participate in and tell you about Denim Day, which is today, April 29th. For those of you who don’t know, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Denim Day is an international campaign that aims to bring awareness to and protest victim blaming and other misconceptions about sexual violence. Read on to learn more about this powerful movement and to see how I styled my jeans in solidarity with survivors. Continue reading “Denim Day 2020: Wear Jeans, Support Survivors”