I’ve recently noticed a common thread in all of the favourite garments in my closet: they are easy, effortless, and comfortable, while still managing to refine and pull a look together.
This is no secret if you regularly read my blog, but over the last few years it’s been a personal goal of mine to learn to live more simply. A large part of this has consisted of seriously editing and refining my closet. As someone who’s poured way too much time and money into shopping for much of my life, it was important to me to question why and to make some serious adjustments. It’s taken time, but the fruits of these changes have been incredible: in […]
In my efforts to own less and streamline my wardrobe over the past couple of years, one thing I’ve learned is that the fewer things I keep in my closet, the more I realize I really don’t need much at all. Recently, I’ve taken up the habit of storing only the things I want to wear now in my main closet and packing everything else away… and it’s probably been one of the best sartorial decisions to date. It’s been refreshing to be […]
Look down at what you’re wearing right now. Yes, at this very moment. How long have you owned each piece that you have on? Perhaps it’s not the case for you, but for a long time that question sadly revealed the sheer quantity of shopping that I did. For many years, it’s been all too easy to buy into that familiar mentality of seeing some pieces as “classics” we keep forever, and others as “trendy” ones that we get, wear […]
I have a bit of a confession to make: when I first started blogging (and for a good while after, actually), I would quite often buy things largely “for the blog”. What I mean by that is that it was customary for me to strongly consider how standout of a piece it would be and how it would photograph, and that would be at the forefront of many purchasing decisions. That obviously wasn’t a very good way to shop, and […]