Recommended Reading: Tips on Thrifting

Hello dearies, so it’s been brought to my attention that there was a fantastic article in the New York Times about thrifting by the all around lovely Patrice from Looking Fly on a Dime. I definitely recommend reading the article HERE. Let me tell you I thought I knew loads about thrifting but seriously this article has GREAT info. Did you know there are thrift stores with reward cards?!?! Thanks Patrice, you are changing my life! Also go visit Patricie… View Post

What I Wore-Two new faves!

Hi hi friends! I have not done an outfit post in quite a while, mostly because during the holidays all I’m thinking of is giving special gifts so my posts and mind have really been in the giving mode. BUT I have gotten a few additions to the wardrobe that I’m super excited about and wanted to share. (sweater-thrifted target; shirt-unknown, sorry it’s from college; boots-miz mooz; scarf-sustainable nyc) So my first new favorite thing is this fantastic green scarf… View Post

WAAAAY More Than Fashion-The DMD Fashion Show

Last week I introduced you to my models for the Goodwill Industries NY/NJ Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) Fashion Show in conjunction with the New York City’s Mayor’s Office for People With Disabilities. In case you’re just tuning in I was one of a handful of bloggers asked to style 3 brilliant models with visible and non-visible disabilities in business attire for a fashion show honoring National Disability Awareness Month. Above is the whole gang! Models, bloggers and organizers. (Back Row… View Post

My Models Last Night

Last night was the DMD Fashion Show thrown by the fantastic people at Goodwill Industries NY/NJ and the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities. I had the BEST TIME EVER, definitely a banner event that I’ve experienced in blogging. (vest-rachel roy; shirt-Calvin Klein thrifted at goodwill; jeans-uniqlo; shoes-payless; scarf-goodwill) (notice the escalators! 3 floors of goodwill!) In case you missed my post last week on the DMD Fashion Show, I was one of a handful of bloggers… View Post

National Disability Mentoring Day AND! FASHION!

  National Disability Mentoring Day falls on October 19th and I have an exciting project to share with you! But first let’s talk about what exactly is National Disability Mentoring day.   “DMD is held on the third Wednesday of October each year.  DMD promotes career development for students and jobseekers with disabilities through hands-on career exploration, on-site job shadowing, and ongoing mentoring leading to internship and employment opportunities.” (source) So friends, DMD is kind of wonderful and super important… View Post

Shop for MORE-Guest Post on The Loudmouth Lifestyle

I did a post on Steph’s blog The Loudmouth Lifestyle on some practical ethical accessories for my bestest friend…my laptop. Friends! Please don’t judge me!!! This is what I use to drag my laptop around (shame face). Yes, that is a towel wrapped around my laptop(!) and my other option is my bro’s old laptop case from his college years. Le sigh, I know it’s a shame!!! Since I’ve started blogging my laptop has been an essential travel companion, so… View Post

made-to-travel for Emergy

Even though I’m on vacay I ‘ve been all around blogsphere this week! I have to mention every feature I’m asked to do really touches me. Never in a million years did I think people would want ME to write for their blogs and I feel really grateful for the opportunity and spirit of sharing and community. Friday I shared my guest post on Those Graces and today I’m sharing my feature on dear friend Ashley’s blog Ashley4Emergy. Ashley has… View Post

Shop for MORE Treat-Meet THE Ethical Bella

This Shop for MORE edition is a treat indeed because I am bringing you one of my most favorite bloggers on everything ethical, the Finnish born beauty Annabella Asvik from the blog Ethical Bella. I approached Annabella for an interview because I think her taste is flawless and her ethical finds fantastic. I was delighted to find that Annabella is 1) literally a ray of sunshine and positivity and 2) more beautiful in life…inside and out. Despite the soft launch… View Post

Shop for MORE-Goodwill Shopping

Friends, I have a lot of favorite retailers but my most favorite place to shop is hands down my local Goodwill Industries. I recently went shopping there and acquired some amazing finds and can not believe I have yet to blog about all the wonderful benefits of shopping at Goodwill. I am both a shopper and a person who donates at Goodwill Industries and there are wonderful reasons for you to do both too! A bit about the fine folks… View Post

The Compassion Fashion Project

There are a million reasons why bloggers blog and they are all valid and wonderful in their own right, but I would like to draw your attention to Meredith Corning’s intentions with The Compassion Fashion Project. “The objective of The Compassion Fashion Project is to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence and promote the healing process for the victims through providing fashionable clothing, especially professional attire, accessories, and personal care products…Our mission is to be a fixture in… View Post
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Summer Time With Proud Mary

I mentioned last week in the Afia post I had the pleasure to meet the owner and founder of Proud Mary Textiles, Harper Poe. Have you heard of Proud Mary? You might have seen Proud Mary before they have been featured on Design Sponge,  Martha Stewart Weddings, Marie Claire, and more (press here) and that is because Poe is doing beautiful work in a beautiful way. ” We create unique, handcrafted patterned goods that are made in a socially and… View Post
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Shop for MORE than Style- Kate Spade

I like the idea of a morning smile…so here is something for your smile file for Monday: Kate Spade and Women for Women International image credit- via DANS MON BOUDOIR How gorgeous are these baskets and this project?!?  The WfWi says: “we were all so excited when we saw these pictures that we knew we had to give you a sneak preview of our upcoming collection. later this month, on our website and in our shops, we’ll unveil the colorful,… View Post
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