This whole ’sustainable’ thing gradually seeps into the rest of your life. Once you delve into one area, you can’t seem to stop. You start to question everything: Why is there plastic packaging there? Where does it end up? Can I find a way to go without? Every product you put in and on your… Continue reading thoughtful living made easy.
At a certain point, writing about what we deem as “sustainable” labels becomes difficult. Here I am, passing judgement on a brand, a dress, a pair of shoes, from the chair at my dining room table. The internet is my encyclopaedia. But I am a tactile-based person - the one who wanders a store, giving… Continue reading becoming a french film-star :: une heures.
I’ve sorely missed reading masses of articles lately, somehow time just keeps getting the better of me. That and Netflix, I suppose. It’s the middle of the year and it’s time to hit refresh. Pause for a minute to take a look back at the early 2017 hopes and dreams, take stock, and make a… Continue reading important articles :: issue iv.
Finding an outfit for every single day is often a drawn-out battle of rummaging, trying, chucking and deciding. Most days I look at my wardrobe and just feel blergh. It's a concoction of selections over the years: the late teen/early university years (i.e. the continuation of awkward appearances whilst finding one's proverbial feet), cheap op… Continue reading five gals for inspiring everyday.
If there’s ever been a style of shoe to make you stop, step back and squint your eyes - questioning their very existence and meaning - it’s the geriatric-inspired mash-up. No one word could describe the part-sandal, part-jogger, part-slipper that’s storming runways and streets. Are they cool? How far is too far in our obsession with… Continue reading the geriatric shoe :: comfort vs. cool.
Skimming through my wardrobe, I'm left with a big fat feeling of dissatisfaction at the moment. How did I end up with a few over-done, immensely over-worn pieces bought many moons ago, aka back when my mum bought most of my clothes, and a smattering of quickly regretted and meaningless garments from the following couple of… Continue reading investing in the ‘forever’.
This piece was written for VAMFF. It’s the unique intricacies and quirks that make us wholly who we are. Without these, we are not ourselves; we do not truly live the life set out for us. So it was that Kate V M Sylvester unintentionally discovered her craft. What was once a high school habit… Continue reading the report: wear me.
We are well and truly clear of fashion month now. Obviously, designers and labels across the board, from luxury to fast fashion, are pouncing on the feminist movement and strong political undercurrents that are on the lips of (almost) every living being right now. It's not new this season; it's not a new “trend”. But… Continue reading dressing the modern day suffragette.
It is high time we had another round of important articles. Out of the hundreds I read each day / week / month (no joke) here are a few recent picks. If I could share my magazines with you I would do that too. If you were interested in my overflowing list of bookmarks I… Continue reading important articles :: issue iii.
This piece was written for The Ladies Network. Marie Kondo entered the scene and changed the future of our homes, our belongings, and subsequently, the op shop. In teaching us, “Keep only those things that speak to your heart, then take the plunge and discard all the rest,” you can imagine countless women lugging old,… Continue reading the op shop allure: friend or foe? | The Ladies Network