Alternatives to Babaa Sweaters (That are Still Sustainable)

Photo by Karolina Ostrzolek on Pexels.com Alternatives to Babaa Sweaters I have not personally tried a Babaa sweater, so I can't verify if the quality warrants the amount of influencer buzz surrounding this sweater brand. I do know that the vast majority of good reviews seem to be from people who have received one of…

Sustainable Small Hoop Earrings Guide: Jewelry to Wear with a Mask

Earrings You Can Wear with a Mask In the grand scheme of things, finding the right kind of earrings to wear with a face mask is low on the list of crises. But what we wear creates a narrative about who we are. It can make us feel more powerful, more safe, or more prepared…

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Defiantly Pursuing Hope in Political Conversations

Photo by Sides Imagery on Pexels.com This post was originally published in 2018 and was republished in October 2020 with the Presidential election on the horizon. Pursuing Hope in Political Conversations The US political climate in the Trump age is burdensome to say the least. Fear yields anxiety yields rage yields exhaustion. We are traumatized,…

5 Ways to Style White Boots This Fall

5 Ways to Style White Boots Sometime around 2017, I got the bug. I wanted a pair of white boots, but my requirements turned out to negate almost all boots on the market. I wanted them to be more mod than country, with clean lines and few embellishments. I didn't want a chunky, Doc Marten…

Is Hemp a Sustainable Textile? Half the Footprint, Twice the Durability

Today I'm sharing a sponsored guest post written in collaboration with 8000Kicks, an upcoming Portuguese shoe brand that manufactures waterproof, hemp shoes. Edits and citations provided by me. Why Hemp is a Sustainable Textile What is Hemp? Hemp comes from the Cannabis Sativa plant and dates back to 8000 BCE, first cultivated in Taiwan for…

Thoughtful Style | Puffed Sleeves & Sela Designs Review

This post is part of an annual partnership with Sela Designs and I received items to review. Who Wore It Better? I grew up watching the Megan Follows version of Anne of Green Gables at least once a week for what seemed like years on end. There is much to love about this adaptation -…