Vintage but Trendy
I love it when trends and vintage overlap, and fortunately for me, they do quite often! This spring, basket bags have been everywhere, and I think they are just adorable. According to fashion history, designers in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, thought they were pretty adorable too, making this trend a perfect one to shop at your favorite vintage, thrift, or Etsy shop. I’ve had so much fun hunting down pretty straw bags on Etsy, and today I’m rounding up five recent favorites. Whether you need a new bag for the farmer’s market, or the perfect quirky piece to pair with your favorite summer dress, these vintage numbers will have you looking warm weather ready.
Today marks the start of Fashion Revolution Week, and in the spirit of this week, I wanted to share some tips on one of my favorite things: ethical shopping, and in particular budget ethical shopping. When I first made the switch to ethical fashion, I was concerned about finding pieces I loved in my price point, and while there are a lot of good reasons to invest in more expensive pieces, sometimes you simply can’t make those expenditures. I’m young, and working on saving rather than spending a lot of money on costly clothing, and as much as I love style, I’ve found methods of expressing it and shopping ethically without breaking the bank.
Here are my top 5 tips for shopping ethically on a budget
This week I’ve been pulling out my spring and summer clothes. It’s always so fun to see pieces from the past with the fresh eyes of a new year, and it definitely helps to inspire fun new outfit combinations. As I’ve been assessing what I have currently, I’ve also been taking note of what I would like to add to my closet for the spring season. These items range from updates of old favorites to more trend led items, and I have to confess; as much as I love a streamlined wardrobe, shopping for a new season is pretty darn fun.
Make some room in your closet; here are the pieces I have my eye on.
As spring approaches I often find myself drawn to more romantic and bohemian pieces, specifically when it comes to dresses. There’s just nothing like a flowy fun dress when the weather warms up. Finding more feminine pieces in the world of ethical and eco-friendly fashion can be challenging, but it’s definitely not impossible, so today I’ve rounded up six of my favorite romantic dresses for the new season.
From dramatic maxi lengths, to sweet daytime frocks, let’s talk dresses.
Happy Friday friends! Today I’m excited to have designer Emily DeLong of Margu Design here to chat about ethical fashion, the design process, trends, inspiration, her latest collection, and more. Emily designs and creates her collections in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and I absolutely love her take on the fashion industry. I know you will enjoy reading what she has to say, and if you missed my post highlighting one of her beautiful dresses, click here.
Brew a cup of coffee and join us for a chat!