why I believe in slow fashion

A few of my slow fashion favorites. Top to bottom: wooden beaded necklace in Iceland, Dusen Dusen, Twelve, Teysha, Interlaced Goods, Hai Clothing. I first heard the phrase “slow fashion” at a fashion/design symposium I attended in Seattle nearly five years ago. Though I suppose I intellectually understood what it meant at the time, I didn’t really appreciate slow fashion for all that it stood for. My trip to Iceland last...

working it out

I am not an exercise person. Not naturally, anyway. This is pretty obvious to those who know me, and maybe to those who don’t, I don’t know. For as long as I can remember, finding some form of physical activity that I liked and would stick with has always been a tall order for my decidedly non-athletic body and cynical personality. Organized sports and I have a checkered past, to...

solid in-betweener

dress: ace&jig via Bird Boutique (exact, on sale!) tights: J.Crew (exact, on sale!) booties: J.Crew (exact, on sale!) This geometric dress makes me happy. Mostly because I think it’s a super fun print and a cool shape, but also because I walked into a “normal size” store, picked a size up off the rack, tried it on, and it fit. Though this simple, everyday act may not seem like anything...