Ultimate Guide to a Sustainable Closet

Last day of the 10 x 10 Challenge (click here to start reading my other posts), and I’m sad that is has come to an end, but I think this will become a seasonal tradition for me, in the hopes that I can become more aware and connected to the clothes I have and becomeContinue reading “Ultimate Guide to a Sustainable Closet”

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10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 9 Slow Down & Encapsulate Sustainable Fashion

Day 9, and I can’t believe the Challenge is almost over! Reflecting back I wish I would have selected a couple more comfortable items within the 10-day wardrobe. My son being sick forced me to switch into some sweats that I was more okay with being ruined. So if you are considering doing this challenge,Continue reading “10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 9 Slow Down & Encapsulate Sustainable Fashion”

10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 8 Reduce Your Foots Print

Try not to roll your eyes at the post title, I’m a bit of a pun lover, and thankfully I am married to an english teacher who is one also. When I think about mass consumption in our closets, what first comes to mind are shoes. You know the common stereotype on television of theContinue reading “10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 8 Reduce Your Foots Print”

10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 6 & 7 The Reality of Second Hand

Day 6 & 7 of this Challenge, and I wanted to talk about thrift stores. Several of the items I have been wearing during the challenge (including a pair of shoes) are thrift store finds. I have been aware for a while now the environmental impact of bringing new items into our world, so forContinue reading “10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 6 & 7 The Reality of Second Hand”

10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 5 Alternative Fabrics

Well, it’s day 5 of the Challenge, and my last post spoke about the prevalence of plastic being used as a common fabric today. It made sense then for me to next explore some of the alternatives fabrics, so I’m doing just that, giving a quick snapshot of some alternatives: cotton, linen, wool, and bamboo.Continue reading “10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 5 Alternative Fabrics”

10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 4 Plastic Fashion

Day 4 of this challenge, and still going strong. My previous post I spoke about pollution and the fashion industry. It is the second largest global polluter, second only the the oil industry. A part of why it is such a large polluter is the use of plastic in our fabrics. I’ll be honest, yearsContinue reading “10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 4 Plastic Fashion”

10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 3 Pollution Disaster

Today the time in between the appearance and the disappearance of trends is faster than ever. Customers can buy trendy clothing at an affordable price. The affordability of the clothing allows the cycle of trends to be very FAST! This is called “Fast Fashion,” also referred to as disposable fashion. In my last post IContinue reading “10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 3 Pollution Disaster”

10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 2 Consumerism is Killing Us

Well, it’s Day 2 of this Challenge, and I am feeling really good & inspired! Only 2 days in and already I feel motivated to cut down on my clothing, be more intentional with what I own, and learning to love the clothes I have more instead of feeling like I always have to addContinue reading “10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 2 Consumerism is Killing Us”

10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 1 Disposable Fashion is Clogging our Landfills

For the next 10 Days I will be wearing 10 articles of clothing (including shoes), that are captured in this image. This challenge originally is to encourage creativity with items in your closet to force you to create different outfits with a small amount of items. Visit Style Bee to read more about this Challenge!Continue reading “10 x 10 Challenge: DAY 1 Disposable Fashion is Clogging our Landfills”