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Midweek Musings: Future of Sustainable Fashion

Above: Elizabeth Suzann Nashville HQ Though I only discovered Elizabeth Suzann a short 8 months ago, I am saddened by the news yesterday of their downscaling of operations, detailed on Instagram here. From the outpouring of comments, it is clear that Liz and her team have helped inspire…

Midweek Musings: Community & the State of Retail

While I was prepared to optimize my 9-to-6 schedule for productivity, I wasn’t expecting to feel this sense of… timelessness that is starting to settle in after only two weeks of WFH. I often find myself forgetting exactly what day of week it is, especially without regular “outdoor”…

Sewing & Donating Homemade Face Masks

This week, I’ve redirected my extracurricular efforts towards sewing face masks at home. More and more hospitals and health facilities have opted in to accept donations of homemade face masks alongside commercially produced PPE. Not because they are a substitute for N95 or real surgical masks – they…

TGIF

Above: Hello Stella yarn from La Mercerie, and the cutest fish-shaped stitch markers. What a week – Monday seriously feels like a month ago. Here are some random Friday thoughts: Small business appreciation:  More and more businesses are making tough decisions, such as Boba Guys and their uncertainty…

Currently Shopping: Local & Small

Above: Image from Unsplash With the recent “shelter in place” order in the San Francisco Bay Area, many local small businesses deemed “non-essential” have taken a huge hit. And even outside of SF, many independent shops have temporarily closed and sent employees home to practice #socialdistancing and hopefully…

Adjusting to Working from Home

Above: Photo by BRUNO CERVERA I have a confession: I love working in an office environment. At least, in a generally well-balanced, lively office environment. Our company has WFH Fridays, which is a nice perk – however, I still come into the office on Fridays because I find myself…

February Thoughts & Updates

How quickly 2020 has been flying by – I can’t believe we’re almost a quarter of the way through the year. Trying a different post style today – instead of focusing on a specific topic, a brand, or an item, this will be a collection of random yet…

Elizabeth Suzann Review Compilation & HQ Visit

In going down the rabbit hole of sustainable fashion and all the various practitioners, I found that Elizabeth Suzann was a consistently mentioned brand. Like Only Child, Elizabeth Suzann is a slow fashion brand that makes items to order. They’re based out of Nashville, TN and have their…

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I'm Kristy, a growth marketer based in not-so-sunny San Francisco ⛅ This is my personal blog, where you will find my random musings, in-depth reviews, and latest sewing endeavors.

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