Growing up in Senegal, I knew that many of my friends only had one nice outfit…or one outfit at all. As a fashion lover since the age of about three, I would spend days or weeks planning what to wear to a party (a habit I haven’t grown out of), and my Christmas and Birthday […]
On Fashion Revolution Day in 2014, I made the commitment to be a conscious consumer. Two years later, here are three things I’ve learned from that journey.
We could all use some kindness and inspiration. The handcrafted shoes from Loly in the sky do just that!
For those of you who aren’t familiar with my blog, let me introduce myself. My name is Katie and I am an ex-fashionista now Environmental Scientist and Sustainability major on a self imposed 365 Day ‘Wardrobe Workout’ shopping ban. Abstaining from purchasing clothing, footwear or accessories for a year has been a great way to […]
Before I even fully opened the box, a sweet, almond note wafted to my nose. Intoxicating, it carried me away to a blissful paradise of marzipan heaven. Luminance Skincare sent me some handpicked products to try, and the foodie opening had me enthralled. The handcrafted Sweet Marzipan soap smells so good that I haven’t used […]
I always imagined buyers being the type of women pounding the pavement in NYC wearing tight black pencil skirts, slicked back ponytails and 5-inch heels. I’ll admit there was a point in my life where all I did was dream of being one of those women. Feeling powerful and in charge. Having the ability […]
I am a few days late with this, but May has been an extremely busy month. It’s was my birthday month, and I’ve been traveling, working several jobs at once, and there is construction happening in my garden that disrupts my schedule. I will try to post my favourites in a more timely manner next […]
Coming up for air out of the salty sea, spices from far-away lands, a juicy pink guava for a tropical breakfast, a leafy bower of delicate lilac blossoms… What does Wanderlust smell like to you? Scents can trigger so many memories, and that what the brand Pacifica built itself upon. The company uses […]
“Don’t you think daisies are the friendliest flower?”-Meg Ryan, You’ve Got Mail I have a slight obsession with flowers. Daisies are some of my favourites ever since You’ve Got Mail made it into my top 10 movie list. Who didn’t love making daisy chains when they were young, stringing them in their hair and […]
Graces Way In My Dreams Wishlist by thisisgracesway featuring rms beauty For me, Pinterest is all about dreaming. Whether it’s a make-you-think quote, an interesting DIY, or a magical pair of shoes, I can spend hours finding inspiration in the pretty pictures. My birthday is in a few days, and since it’s a time […]