How to ditch fast fashion and curate a sustainable wardrobe
I’m thrilled to share with you a new article that I’ve written for alive magazine! “Don’t fall for fast fashion: problems with—and solutions to—our shopping addiction” is published in the April 2021 issue of alive, which you can find in-store or online here. I loved interviewing Candice Batista, Canadian environmental journalist and founder of The…
Interview with Erin Mathews from Turnabout Luxury Resale: Why, and how, you should be secondhand shopping for clothes
Last but certainly not least: today’s feature is Turnabout Luxury Resale. This BC collection of consignment stores offer shoppers high-quality and designer resale fashion and accessories. Today I’m interviewing Erin Mathews, Social Media & E-Commerce Manager at Turnabout.
Three cheers for secondhand shopping: Why we should all be thrifting
I’ll admit it: I was really late to the game when it comes to secondhand shopping. It wasn’t until this fall when I finally gave it a go, in the name of #secondhandseptember and my relatively new “Zero Waste” lifestyle. And you know what? I fell in love with it. It really is transformative, and…
Interview with Shannon Dixon from Simply Merino: Thoughts on making sustainable wool clothing for children and adults
My next Fashion Week feature is Simply Merino. This Canadian slow fashion company makes merino wool clothing for babies and children—and they have some adult pieces now, too. Today I’m interviewing Shannon Dixon, the woman behind Simply Merino.
Fashion textiles: a primer for non-scientists
Time to put on your magnifying glass and examine what we’re wearing, in terms of the materials themselves. It’s a complicated subject, but I’m attempting to break down some of the topics here. Let’s get started!