The Purge [Part Two]

Part One was really just Part 1A. There’s SO much more information I use when cleansing my closet and this process has taken more than one low-key day. I’m going to split hairs a little here for those of you interested in doing a similar, thorough reevaluation of your pieces. Most people think the ‘Keep’ items will be easy to identify, but this is usually not the case when items

Wardrobe Staples

Any credible stylist will tell you there are a universally agreed-upon set of basic wardrobe essentials that stand the test of time. Combined, these staples are functional, interchangeable, and stylish. Most importantly, they are designed to be mixed-and-matched throughout the seasons. Therefore, these are the pieces in which it is smartest to invest. Individual styles will obviously vary, so some of these pieces may need to be amended for you. For

The Purge [Part One]

Moving to a new city has given me the perfect excuse to purge and organize my entire wardrobe. While it can be extremely cleansing to refresh, the process can become tedious and overwhelming. Below, I’ve listed the steps I take when doing a waste-free wardrobe purge, and I’ll try to sprinkle in some sustainability tips along the way to help maintain your sanity. STEP ONE Before you begin, I’d recommend

Fast Fashion

Fast fashion refers to the inexpensive designs that move quickly from the runway to the stores to meet the newest trends. According to the Huffington Post, the idea is for the consumer to purchase as much as possible, as quickly as possible. The appeal lies within the immediate gratification of wearing the hottest new styles and continuing your reign as the most fashion-forward member of your circle. However, the excitement

Sustainability 101

Building a sustainable wardrobe from a formerly impulsive (yet SUPER trendy) shopper’s closet is a daunting task- but it doesn’t have to be. Once the most functional pieces are established, it’s far easier to seek out pieces with similar traits. Here’s a couple quick tips to help you identify the most sustainable items in your closet. Begin by pulling aside pieces you either frequently wear or currently excite you. (Pro

Intro to Sustainability

Sustainability and fashion are two diverse ecosystems that have rarely aligned historically, but many of your favorite brands are making a solid effort to do better. Lacking a clear definition, sustainable fashion is best described by Green Strategy as clothing, shoes and accessories that are manufactured, marketed and used in the most sustainable way possible, taking into account both environmental and socio-economic aspects. In practice, this implies continuous work to