Meet FASHIONABLE, Fair Trade and Fashion-Forward

  Meet the American, Fair Trade brand empowers women with style and grace I want to support brands that engage in eco-friendly and Fair Trade practices—the problem is that most of products in this market fail to balance both style and ethical consciousness. European eco-fashion brands have been able to adapt to the needs of the Fair Trade Fashionista, but as an American, it’s a nightmare … Continue reading Meet FASHIONABLE, Fair Trade and Fashion-Forward

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I have made a serious effort to downsize my closet over the past month. Five Goodwill drop-offs and two consignment shop appointments have amounted to bags of naked black felt hangers and vacant storage containers piled in the corner, yet I am still still sorting, consigning and donating clothes, handbags and accessories. The Great Closet Purge of  2017 has been an emotionally cathartic experience—I’ve learned to … Continue reading Find of the Week | 49

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I’ve bought several wardrobe staples while working at Theory, but the black crepe bomber jacket wins for being the most versatile piece. There are endless possibilities for the black Daryette jacket. Style it with a white shirt, skinny black pants and booties for an elevated everyday look; pair it with a graphic tank, boyfriend jeans and white sneakers for the weekend; or wear it with … Continue reading Find of the Week | 48

Shopping at Sissi’s Corner in Le Marais

After 3 years, it only made sense that my first stop in Paris was shopping in Le Marais. I did some research on the best consignment shops to check out and found Sissi’s Corner on a list in Time Out Paris. Located around the corner from Place des Vosges and a short walk from Bastille, it’s a quintessential dépôt-vente tucked in Le Marais.   It may … Continue reading Shopping at Sissi’s Corner in Le Marais

Find of the Week | 46

When I arrived in Rhode Island, I realized I forgot to pack socks. It was late, so I stopped by the Marshalls in Narragansett. I decided to quickly walk through the clearance section before reaching undergarments. The universe must know that I’m going to Europe—how else would I have been able to find an Yves Saint Laurent scarf on sale for $64? The Marshalls tag … Continue reading Find of the Week | 46

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Surprisingly, there were no lumps of coal under the tree this Christmas Santa brought some great gifts, but so did my friends and co-workers! I feel so lucky this holiday season to receive such generosity—I will definitely need to keep the positive karma alive in 2017 by giving back. I’ve already put these gifts to good use… Lobster print slippers from Santa Full disclosure—when I … Continue reading Find of the Week | 45