Desperately Seeking Sustainable Style

Originally posted on Haute-Mind:
 “Looking back in History, we see that the origins of fashion portray the character of a world built by manual techniques and natural fibers. Design was carried out as a reflection of culture and society. These are the images of an extinct world we need to recover.”   – Adriana Marina, Founder…

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Back to Wedding Planning!

Hello! Although I’m still in recovery for another couple of weeks, my brain has awoken and I realized… ‘OMG! The wedding should be in several months and we had to take this huge break from getting anything done! OMG, OMG, OMG…..’  So yeah, about that. Today, there are 2 items on my agenda that MUST…

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Product Review: Ted Baker sunglasses

What is it ‘they’ say? That nice sunglasses are lost in a second and you can never get rid of that emergency cheapo pair you purchased on the beach 8 years ago. In many cases, this saying proves absolutely true. But…knock on wood…This fantastic pair of Ted Baker shades have lasted me two whole summers…

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Super Sustainable Wardrobe Clean-out!

OK, I did it. And you would not BELIEVE the size of the discard pile! Many of you know that I have made a promise to myself, and to you, that I would not purchase any items this year that are not made of 95%(difficult to find elastin-free items)-100% natural fibre. That means: Cotton (the…

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My Lust list

I’m not sure why, but I felt the need to share some of my faves for this season. I try to stick to a simple capsule wardrobe, but it doesn’t mean that I don’t spend boo-koodles of time on the net drooling over fashions I would love to see hanging in my closet. Here are…

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Best Milan Secondhand/Designer Shopping: Bivio!

Originally posted on Codename Couture:
I cannot express how fortunate I was to stumble upon this amazing little shop while on my way to the market of all places! Located but five minutes from my apartment, Bivio is a goldmine for all fashionista’s. It houses everything from vintage to lightly used Zara and extremely well…

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I FOUND MY WEDDING DRESS!

Wooohooo! I found it! I found it!!! You are now looking at the proud owner of a beautiful wedding dress…and just in time, too! For those of you reading who haven’t been following the wedding saga, I realized last week that ‘OMG! If I don’t pick a dress soon, I’m not going to have one…

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Final Wedding Dress Shopping Tomorrow!

I’m late! I’ve been just taking my time with everything, thinking that I could pick out a dress and have it in and ready to wear in 3 months time. How wrong I was! I had no idea how long these dresses take to make, and fit, and alter, and fit…and hope its right on…

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My Sustainable Fashion Crush is Now Offering FREE Shipping Worldwide!!

Yeah, Baby…YEAH! Thanks to Twitter, I’ve been made aware that Shift to Nature is now offering FREE GLOBAL SHIPPING on a trail basis. As most of you know, international shipping is a real bug in my brain sometimes. So, as you can well imagine, I’m hanging from the chandeliers over this deal! If you haven’t…

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A Little Christmas Surprise

Merry Christmas eve to those who celebrate! Apparently I’m doing a bit of a different post this year. Hope its not too personal. As most of you know (how could you not, I’m posting about it constantly..hah), I’m engaged to be married. I’ve always loved lacy, silky secret things for myself. But I realized recently…

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Say Farewell to Traditional Wedding Cake Toppers and Hello to Some Fun!

Today, I found myself on a wedding planning streak. And then, it happened…I delved into the world of cake toppers. Quite honestly, this is something I have really been putting off because I don’t really want the normal bride and groom propped next to each staring straight ahead, glassy eyed, at their future. Surprisingly, I…

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Sustainable Fashion Feature: Shift to Nature

Greetings all! As many of you know already, I have been on the hunt for friendly, fashionable, sustainable, fashion houses with great customer service which utilize sustainable business practices. And I found a great eco-fashion start-up that goes by the name of Shift to Nature, in Australia. They are awesome! Truly, super-cool and incredibly friendly and…

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Cyber Monday Sales: Some of my Faves

Hello 🙂 Today is Cyber Monday, of course, and its everywhere! Since I have an addiction to online ‘window shopping’, I thought I would share with you some of my fave gift ideas (also including the deeply discounted, of course!) from the Cyber Monday sale on amazon. Wooden watches 🙂 These are just so cool!…

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It’s here!

I had to share this with you 🙂 I purchased this hand-woven rug during a trip to Morocco. It isn’t huge, because they were so expensive…more than I had on me, for sure! But the handicraft is beautiful, and since I limit myself to ONE purchase in each country, per trip (I’m not a souvenir ladened…

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Black Friday Sales Gift Ideas!

Hi all 🙂 Amazon UK Black Friday sales just started, so I thought this would be a great time to share some awesome gift ideas that are going at a great price! I love Amazon UK, because they normally ship international (Yay for me! You know I’m a fiend about shipping). Since a majority of my…

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Does my choice to wear natural fabrics, really dictate my fashion options?

…Sometimes, it really seems that way. I am frustrated. I spent a large portion of my day doing some Christmas shopping online. Take, Zalando, for example. A website that is full of designer labels, clothing and accessories for the entire family. I scrolled and scrolled through for hours today. Literally, hours. Every time I found…

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Some great gift ideas I’ve been drooling over recently

The holidays are just around the corner, and if you’re anything like me, you’ve already begun the online search for gifts with reasonable shipping, as well as finding yourself day dreaming about what you would like to have waiting in that pretty box. Here are some of my finds & fantasies for this week: Amazon.com…

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People Tree: A glimpse into the sustainable fashion web store

Hi everyone and thanks for stopping in! Todays article kicks off my happily anticipated series on sustainable fashion. I have been on the hunt… high and low, searching for the best, coolest and friendliest homes of sustainable fashion. Here’s how it went down: I think I spent at least 30 hours doing internet search on…

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Feeling Fashionable: my #ootd

Today, I feel pretty good about my #ootd so I felt like sharing with you. The great thing about autumn is that one can wear her suede over the knee boots and a nice cashmere sweater to dress up her favorite skinny jeans and look and feel great! Sorry, I hate taking selfies and they…

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Fashion Fix: Rachel Zoe

I must admit that I initially thought that some of Rachel Zoe’s line was a little – eccentric – when it first hit the stores. Sequined knit winter hats, gloves and the like didn’t exactly seem like something I could use in -30 temps. I wasn’t exactly sure who this new celebrity stylist was that…

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New online marketplace: Webstore.com! #freeonlinewebstore

Hi there everyone 🙂 I wanted to share this, because I know that there are many who sell online and basically all of us have an online shopping habit at one time or another. If you’re anything like me, you used to be an E-bay addict, until all the hidden fees and price boosts due…

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Product Review: Lip Ink @Lipink #lipink

Ladies, may I have your attention!! I have stumbled upon the solution to our lipstick woes! You are going to love this stuff! I can speak for all of us, when I say that I am sick of carrying around 8 kilos of make-up in my bag and reapplying/freshening up in public areas all day,…

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Wedding Dress Shopping!

This is me. Trying on the first wedding dress that I really liked. It’s still in the running 😉 It was a quite surreal experience, I must admit. I never really pictured myself as a BRIDE. I’m not the woman who has dreamed and planned my dream wedding since I was a little girl. Nor…

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