Holiday Gift Guide: Active & Outdoorsy Edition

Autocamp Russian River

‘Tis the season – with Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals looming in the near future, here’s a handy guide to navigating the sales if you’re shopping for a loved one (or yourself!) who enjoys an active lifestyle, indoors or out.

Outdoor retailers start particularly early, with REI leading the charge by opting out of Black Friday entirely. With the REI “Gear Up and Get Out” sale November 15th – 25th and other retailers following in their sales footsteps, now is the best time to find great deals. I own many of the items featured in this guide, and can attest to their longevity and functionality.

Continue Reading

Sevilla Smith Review: The Sandy

Sevilla Smith Sandy Review

After going down the rabbit hole of slow fashion these past few months, I’ve discovered an entirely new world of shoes. Now, I admit not all of these are fully my style. For example, as much as I appreciate the orthopedic value of clogs, I’m not investing in a pair of beautiful Bryr clogs quite yet. Flats and booties on the other hand? I’m 100% in. One maker in particular stood out from the rest with her unique styles and approach to shoemaking – Sevilla Smith.

Continue Reading

Silks Showdown: Everlane, Cuyana, Equipment & More

Silks Showdown - Only Child, Everlane, Cuyana

Above: Left to Right – Only Child, Everlane, Cuyana

While I love a simple, classic, fuss-free white t-shirt, I find myself gravitating towards silk and other textiles these days. Is it an age thing? Who knows. I’ve owned several silk pieces from Everlane and Equipment for years, and only recently started reaching for them more frequently. As I’ve explored silk blouse offerings from various brands, especially those that are ethical or sustainable, I wanted to share notes for those who may be on a similar hunt.

Continue Reading
1 2 3 9