My self-prescribed sartorial challenge has taught me many things already; things that new and things that are building on the snippets I already noticed in my life. Known fact: there's a lot of black and white in that wardrobe ( actually, sadly, it's not even a wardrobe - more like a mass of drawers and… Continue reading much ado about bottom-halves.
I have a confession to make. There is one major downside to dressing a little bit more sustainably. I've been walking around with a hole in my jeans. The even greater problem is the frequency of this occurrence - like, let's estimate, every one in four wears, at least. My treasured Nudie jeans are getting… Continue reading the downside of sustainable fashion :: a jeans story.
Two important points of reflection for you, my friends. #1. How great is the Canadian tuxedo? The perfect pairing of denim on denim - one that is so daring, so difficult to pull off, that it will only work if you flaunt it. Be confident and everyone will believe you. It's a lesson in boosting… Continue reading anatomy of :: the canadian tuxedo.
I need to go back to my roots and love right now. Bring some of my eco-ness to the forefront. My current sewing project is a special bunting number, with multiple twists - one being the fact that I didn’t pay a cent for any of the fabrics. Thanks to mum and old projects for… Continue reading the sustainers :: re/done.
Right now I am dreaming of summer and freedom and denim cut offs. Smoothies on the beach and sandy legs. I’m putting to the back of my mind the frightful, cheese-induced, dream I had the other night - Tim decided he could befriend a great white shark, which then followed us (out of water, somehow… Continue reading wherever you want to be for a day.
Recycle is my middle name, but now I'm adding another re- to my repertoire (all that alliteration, you would never know english was my worst subject) - REPURPOSE. My new favourite thing. I've been trying to repurpose all my old clothes, through pairing them with something new, or wearing them in a newfound way. Today's… Continue reading anatomy of :: in the 90’s.
After a wonderful night of Camilla and Marc, and Maybelline, and Baileys and freebies, it is time for jeans. Too many amazingly fashionable people in the one place is not healthy for my self-vibes or my wallet. Every time I go somewhere like this I feel a need to to spend all my cash or… Continue reading jeans forever.