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Here’s 4 Whimsical Accessory Brands Bursting with Colour

Even though you might have been stuck working from home the past little while, with nobody to see the looks you’ve put together, there’s no reason you can’t have a little fun with your accessories just for your own enjoyment. Playfully quaint pieces are a great way to add some fashionable humour to your personal style, and they’re sure to start a conversation on your next Zoom call. These four accessory designers are a great place to start your search if you’re looking to add some bright colour and fun to your wardrobe. Pura Utz Pura Utz definitely has some of the cutest beaded fruit accessories around, and they’re also a brand with a strong message and purpose. Each of their pieces is made by a team of women in Guatemala and honours the Mayan weaving tradition, which not only creates sustainable income for these women, but also helps them to feel reconnected with the rest of the world. BR Design Co. This brand isn’t afraid of using bright bold colour in their handmade clay …

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Denim on Denim: How to Wear the Canadian Tuxedo

As we move into fall, our wardrobes need to change with the coming chill. I’d like to posit one of my favourite looks for you to try: the Canadian tuxedo. Denim on denim is one of those pairings that shouldn’t make sense, but isn’t it magic when the combo is done so right that you can feel the confidence radiating from someone wearing it? I’m here to show you all about how to wear denim on denim to achieve that confidence yourself, without looking like Justin Timberlake at the 2001 American Music Awards (Britney Spears looked amazing though). Remember that you don’t need to go out and shop to get this look; find that old denim jacket in your closet that you forgot all about, or those light wash jeans that you haven’t got around to donating yet. The narrative for fashion trends in 2020 and beyond, in my eyes, is all about developing your own individual style without needing to constantly shop. Combinations That Work Okay, so you’ve decided you want to live life …

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Beginnings

The beginning stage of a project is always the hardest step for me to get through. I’m generally full of bright ideas, but I tend to have my head in the clouds and it’s really hard to get them onto paper — that’s about to change with this blog. Creating a space to talk about my experiences with fashion and lifestyle has been on my mind for years, but choosing this specific time to actualize my vision was really a no-brainer. There is no more time to sit and dream when there is a system that needs to be altered. Now more than ever, we need to recognize diverse brands and independent voices, and there are stories that I would like to do my part and amplify. I have hope that the fashion system itself, with its cyclical and often frivolous wants, will have a new beginning, and lean more towards ethical production, sustainable practices, and diverse representation. As all beginnings go, I think it’s appropriate to have a little introduction about myself and my …