2016. What a year it’s been for the world. So much has happened that it almost feels trivial to think about things here in Vancouver, and what’s happened in my safe, stable life. Nonetheless, this year was one of newness, growth, and learning for me. I planned a wedding and got married, started living with a guy (who knew it’d be that hard?!), began working full time, and with all of that came a whole slew of other challenges. On the sartorial […]
Over the past couple of years, as I’ve strived to be more thoughtful about what I add to my closet, I’ve found myself naturally gravitating toward a colour palette for each season. I don’t find that it really happens intentionally; it just slowly comes about as I notice what I’m drawn to every fall or spring. This season, it’s definitely all been about black, grey, and white (see here, here, here…). Almost everything I’ve added to my closet or have pulled out to […]
Over a couple of years spent editing and curating my closet, I’ve come to see that some items clearly have way more longevity than others. These are pieces I find myself repeatedly going to by default, wearing with everything, and never tiring of. The one item I’ve worn most since I got it a year and a half ago is, without a doubt, my leather jacket. If my closet had such a thing as a wardrobe workhorse, this would be it: […]
Do you ever come across a designer, a look, or a brand where the aesthetic appeals to you so much that it almost feels like was made for you? It’s pretty rare for this to happen for me, but ever since I discovered Modern Citizen I’ve been slightly obsessed with just about everything they do. One quick look at their site and it’s easy to see that their clothes, accessories, and homewares are all beautiful. Each piece is classic with an added modern […]
Until very recently, underwear, for me, has often been more a matter of function than beauty. It hasn’t been due to a lack of wanting to wear beautiful lingerie — I’ve always believed that there’s something special and dignified about putting extra care into what you wear underneath your clothes. But my unusually small ribcage has always been the barrier.