5 Wardrobe Essentials with Emily DeLong

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Comfort & Coziness

It’s time for another installment of 5 Wardrobe Essentials, and today I’m excited to introduce you to Emily DeLong, creator of Margu Design. Emily is a designer and seamstress based out of Northwest Arkansas, and I’m excited for us to get a slow fashion creator’s perspective on wardrobe essentials. Her beautiful line, Margu, focuses on impeccable attention to detail, sustainable practices, and is all cut and sewn in her Arkansas studio. Margu’s Fall/Winter collection was released last month, and each piece is just exquisite. Be sure to hop over and check it out once you’ve read this post! Emily has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to ethical and sustainable fashion, and I know you’ll enjoy reading about her favorites today.

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Style Files #2: Eileen Fisher

Eileen Fisher PhotosImage Sources: Telegraph, New Yorker, Shop Spring, Instagram (Eileen Fisher account,) Fashion & Style, Eileen Fisher website.

I remember first hearing about a designer named Eileen Fisher as a kid. My mom loved her designs, and would point them out whenever we were at a department store that carried her line. I never thought much about her clothes, other than to think, “Oh there’s that line my mom likes!” until this past year when I rediscovered Eileen’s work and style, and it resonated with me in a whole new way. Eileen Fisher’s efforts in ethics and sustainability in the fashion world stand out among an industry that tends to care more about profits over morals, and her fluid effortless designs have remained timeless for the 32 years her brand has existed. I love following the brand’s Instagram account because it shows you how incredibly fresh and modern the clothes look on women of all ages– when to we ever see such agelessness in the industry?

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