Ah autumn, you are a temperamental season. Hot, cold, warm breeze, rain and snow, sunny afternoons. I love spring for those very same reasons, but somehow autumn doesn't give me the same pleasure. Perhaps it's the falling leaves, the darkening evenings, the thought of winter? Having said that winter in Queenstown is superb!!!! What I … Continue reading A few goodies on my Autumn list…
There is a perception that sustainable ethical fashion is expensive. Of course it depends on how you look at it. Dirt cheap has become normal. But actually, way back when (it wasn't even that long ago) clothing was generally ethical and sustainable. It was locally-made using natural dyes and was designed to last for years. … Continue reading 5 reasons ethical fashion is not more expensive than fast fashion
How am I feeling with just one week left of my Six Items Challenge? I'm getting excited to delve back into my wardrobe and rediscover my clothes. At the same time I think I'll be sad to let go of my items. And let's face it, I really will need to let go. Look at the … Continue reading One more week to go!
Woohoo!! I am half way through the challenge. Actually, I'm not as excited as I thought I'd be. Perhaps because I'm going through the zen phase of the Six Items Challenge. I've grown accustomed to my dress, trousers, skirt and three tops. They have become a modular uniform of sorts, and a uniform can be reassuring. You always … Continue reading Half way to Stockholm
I have this constant nagging feeling that something in my life is missing. That's because there is - a whole bunch of clothes. I go through my six items in my head and get to the end and think, surely, there must be more?! Surely... But no. Six. Six items for six weeks really isn't much. But … Continue reading The good, the bad and the…
Finally, a quiet moment to share my progress. It’s been two weeks plus a day total on my Six Items Challenge, or one week with my new six. I had morning tea with a friend today who asked how my crazy experience was going and the chat moved on to the topic of old favourites in the cupboard … Continue reading The customer is always right
Well, I am really happy with my new six items. They're living up to life's challenges - the weather, little sticky fingers, and being able to go to work, shopping, walk the child and dog around the neighbourhood as well as go to the movies all in one outfit, with a change of shoes and … Continue reading Stacking up, taking stock
Follow my blog with Bloglovin It's been a challenge alright! The most challenging thing is keeping my six items clean. I have a 13-month old who loves salmon, blueberries and pumpkin and kumara hummus (not in that order). I pulled my green cotton top out one morning only to find little salmon finger prints all … Continue reading 6 items update and new look