Handbags are some of the primary investment pieces in my wardrobe. The work that goes into creating one is taxing and meticulous, often making them more expensive than other items I purchase. While I’m not the type to run out and buy a new bag each season, I am slowly collecting an assortment that serve me well and will last for years. Quality over quantity really rings true. One thing I have discovered as I have researched ethical handbag options is that fair production does not always cost as much as I would expect, and traditional manufacturing of designer bags is sometimes inflated. A high-quality ethically made bag does not need to cost a month’s rent. Today I’m rounding up some of my favorite bags from a mixture of vegan and non-vegan brands. If you are looking to add a classic bag to your wardrobe, I hope you find this post helpful.
Fall has long been my favorite season for nail polish, and over the past few years I’ve accumulated some tried and true shades. Since I’ve been working on using more non-toxic formulas, and also on decluttering my life, my collection has definitely diminished, but I have noticed three stand-out colors I continue to reach for. During this time of year I’m drawn to both deep reds and burgundies, and mauve shades with a hint of grey. I find that these two color families give me enough versatility for the season, and still feel autumn-appropriate. On to the polishes!
Boots Made for Walking
Come October, you’ll usually find me in a pair of well loved ankle boots. I love how versatile they are, and the slight polish they lend to even the most laid-back of looks. When I first began to explore ethical fashion, I struggled to find shoes and boots that were what I wanted, but as time has passed, the options have increased. Today I’m sharing my favorite ankle boots on the market this autumn to give you some beautiful mindful options, and hopefully spare you the endless Google trail I went on a couple of years ago. Get ready to stomp through the autumn leaves! Here’s the footwear for the job.
It’s that time of year again! Every November the Sephora VIB sale hits, and this year I’m carrying my new found love for natural and cruelty free beauty products into the sale. There are overwhelming numbers of makeup and skincare products available at Sephora, so today I thought I’d create a guide for shopping the sale in a kinder and safer way. I’ll be sharing some products that are staples in my beauty routine as well as a few that may be making their way into my shopping cart this week.