Sometimes you want to play. Sustainability and budget are first and foremost on my mind when it comes to fashion. But sometimes a girl wants to play.
Guess what? Today my girl turns seven!
“I dressed the same way as I did my hair: depending on what took my fancy, and what I felt like at the moment.” – Brigitte Bardot
“No satisfaction based upon self-deception is solid, and however unpleasant the truth may be, it is better to face it once and for all, to get used to it, and to proceed to build your life in accordance with it.” – Bertrand Russell
There’s a popular blog called the Man Repeller, and while I’m not a fan of the style,
Why is it often so hard to ask? Why do we have a hard time asking for things we want and need?
You know, asking someone you like to spend time with you *coffee, dinner, etc.* Asking someone you love to give you a something you need. We have such difficulty with it.
I guess there’s that fear of not getting what you want. But I perhaps there’s also that fear of getting it. ‘Cause what then?
Sometimes though, all you need is a great breeze, a pair jeans, sunglasses, and Janis Joplin blarring out your car stereo.
As the weather inevitably turns, biking becomes a bit of a challenge because though it’s warm when I leave, it’s chilly when I return home in the evening. But it’s that weird cold where it’s not fully cold, just chilly, and definitely not warn. These gauntlets from Jennifer Fukushima really have been great for biking. They keep my hands and wrists nice and cozy, which is a very hard part to keep warm as I tend to have cold extremities, without feeling overheated.
Bonus points because it’s made in Canada, sustainability preference when sourcing material, and mostly natural fibers! Jennifer is launching a whole new collection of clothing this Fall too – completely based around this social consciousness – showcasing her unique design aesthetic.