All posts filed under: Style + Beauty

Secondhand Sundays: Florals & Denim

Blouse & Jeans: UXC Tacoma | Shoes: Secondhand gift from my MIL 🙂 Happy Sunday, everyone! Spring is in the air and though Seattle is clearly not aware (hello rain and gloomy clouds), my love of florals is blooming anyway. Secondhand shopping has got to […]

Leave a comment

The Battle: Insecurity

Insecurities. We all have them and we all love to hide them. A lens and editing features make insecurities a little less risky, right? Sadly, we’ve developed into a culture of effortless perfection. #iwokeuplikethis ring a bell? We’re constantly fed a tangle of images and […]

2 comments

Designed to Empower: 31 Bits

Necklace: 31 Bits | Top & Jeans: Thrifted | Shoes: Matt & Nat About a month after graduating from college, I moved to Uganda to work for The African Hospitality Institute. This season of life stands to be one of the most healing, life giving, […]

Leave a comment

My Perfect Shoe: Deux Mains

Ever tried to imagine the perfect shoe? Or rather, your perfect shoe? I realize I’m treading in opinionated waters, but really: when you imagine footwear that can carry you from day to night, from city to beach, from wrangling your kiddos to a date night […]

3 comments

Start Small

Necklace: Mata Traders | Dress: Thrifted | Slides: Deux Mains Hey there and happy Monday! I’ve decided to do more outfit posts around here (awkward, nervous smile). I usually stick to outfit posts when showcasing ethical brands to keep the focus off me. If you […]

Leave a comment

Keep It Simple

T-Shirt: My Sister Org | Jeans: Thrifted | Slides: Deux Mains Buuusy. It’s a word we love and hate all at once. Consistent commitments can be life giving! Overwhelming obligations are simply draining. Busy doesn’t always need to make you cringe, but time is valuable […]

Leave a comment

Not Perfect Linen

Several years ago, I had the opportunity to take a class devoted to understanding and identifying textiles. Though I changed majors several months after completing this course, I still value the hours spent analyzing fabrics, investigating their quality, and learning how they are sourced and […]

Leave a comment

Hey, color!

Dress and top: thrifted.  In case you haven’t already gathered this from my blog or Instagram feed: I love color! Now, I’m not encouraging wardrobes that resemble a bag of Skittles (let me rephrase: if that’s your thing, own it!) You see, I find it […]

Leave a comment

The Chelsea Boot

When it comes to shoe shopping, I am a minimalist. Truthfully, I’m not an intentional shoe minimalist. I just don’t own a whole lot of footwear, and the pairs I do have are usually worn to the sole. Boots have consistently been a  wardrobe essential […]

Leave a comment

Effortless Denim

Boyfriend jeans. Mom jeans. Worn and comfortable. High waisted, straight leg, loose fitting. We’ve heard it all. This effortless look feels nostalgic and seems to always pair best with a crisp, white tee. I’m a huge fan of this style, but the truth is, I’ve […]

Leave a comment

Considering Color: Your Palette

I’m curious: What is your thought process when you go shopping? The reason I ask is because, for a while now, I have never had much of a plan when it came to buying new pieces. Of course, I would consider ethical standards and closet […]

4 comments

The Barely Bra: Patagonia

Honesty alert: I am not consistent with working out. This summer, I miraculously jumped into a regular exercise routine of running + Pilates several days a week, while continuing to eat vegan. Once fall rolled around and I attempted to pumpkin spice everything in my […]

Leave a comment