project 333 – summer wrap-up

Today is the last day of August which also means it is the last day of my project 333 challenge. To get caught up in what my project 333 is in how it has been going this summer check out these posts: Introduction June Update July Update Now I have to be honest, this month…

project 333 – one month check in

With the turn of the calendar to July it means that my project 333 is one third over. For a recap of my goals for my summer wardrobe click here but the jist of it is: 33 Items of clothing all summer which includes clothes, shoes, and outerwear I am not including accessories or jewelry…

quality vs. quantity

I have a confession to make. I used to purposefully buy cheap watches. Instead of saving my money to by a watch that would last for a long time I instead bought $10 watches from places like Ardene, Walmart, and Target every single spring. That’s right, every year I would buy a cheap watch that…

spring wardrobe switchover

As March began I really began to have a massive itch to change up my wardrobe. There was still snow on the ground but the combination of getting a little bit tired of my winter clothing and getting a few new spring and summer pieces from the thrift store I was really ready to make…

my winter 10×10 challenge

The sun is shining right now as I write this and I am daydreaming of spring and pulling out my warm weather clothes out from under the bed, but before that happens we have a few more months of winter. To celebrate these clothes that I still have right now and try out some new…

ethical and sustainable fashion

I have written pretty extensively about why fast fashion is bad and why I have switched to almost exclusively buying from thrift stores, but sometimes you don’t always want to be going to thrift stores and you want to support brands that are actually doing good things in the world. Ethical and sustainable clothing brands…

an introduction to capsule wardrobes

103. That is the number of clothes that I own, that doesn’t even include workout gear, lounge wear, pajamas, and underwear. (I even counted my 18 pairs of shoes separately from this list). Now I don’t know about you, but that seems like a crazy amount of clothing items, especially since I only have one…

thrifting

I love going to thrift stores A LOT. There are a lot of reasons why this is and that is what I am going to be talking about today as well as some of my favourite thrift store purchases over the past few months. I grew up going to thrift stores all the time. My…