Today is a special day of celebration, as it is my 23rd birthday! This day encourages me to examine how far I have come, what I have learnt in the past year and to pursue goals that I have not yet had time for. This year I have really started to dress more sustainably and lead a more minimal lifestyle – and I am very proud of myself for that. My goals for this upcoming year are to buy less, buy used, buy better and only buy items made from natural materials.
This year my celebration is a little more glamorous, as I was gifted this beautiful rose gold bracelet from Paris Jewellers. Paris Jewellers is a Canadian luxury jewellery retail brand that is co-owed by two sisters. Nothing quite like the inspiration of these successful women to motivate me to accomplish my goals!
Jacket: thrifted vintage (wool) / Sweater: thrifted Express Tricot (100% cotton) / Jeans: Calvin Klein (100% cotton) / Purse: designed and handmade by VEIN Design – Vanja Knezic (100% cotton) / Shoes: Aldo / Bracelet: Paris Jewellers /
A few years ago, I did not own any rose gold jewellery, however in this past year I have grown very fond of rose gold. Rose gold is such a soft and warm colour, which makes it flattering on every skin tone. I like how this bracelet has a dainty adjustable drawstring, perfect for my petite wrists. It also sparkles brilliantly and adds eye-catching detail to any outfit.
Thank you Paris Jewellers for adding some glam to my birthday celebration! Find this bracelet and many more beautiful pieces at Paris Jewellers, located in Midtown Plaza and Lawson Heights Mall.
– bracelet received by Paris Jewellers, all thoughts and opinions are my own –
I am very excited and proud to announce that this entire outfit is all secondhand clothing and accessories. Buying clothes secondhand saves the atmosphere from further carbon pollution and the world from further chemical toxicity that would have been produced to create new clothing. Not only is my entire outfit all secondhand, but it is all made from natural fibres that will break down eventually – unlike synthetic clothing which releases plastic microfibres every time it is washed, which has lead to a massive pollution problem. I also want to mention that this entire outfit costed me around $100 Canadian. You can buy secondhand clothing, save money (and donate/spend it on things that really matter), and still look amazing! I encourage you to scout out your local thrift stores, vintage stores and Value Villages and have fun discovering treasures and embracing your true style through a more earth-friendly alternative.
Shirt: Hazlewood Vintage / Skirt: Closet Raid / Belt: Value Village / Shoes: Closet Raid / Bag: Value Village / Ring: vintage / Watch: vintage Gucci /
Buy Less. Buy Used. Buy Better.
With the term coming to an end, and winter soon approaching, I had the opportunity to showcase my favourite fall fashions on the Sasktel Blog! Here is one of the five looks that I created. Thank you to Nicole Romanoff for her wonderful photography! Check out my feature on the Sasktel blog here!
Shirt: Aritzia / Jeans: Garage / Shoes: Call it Spring (similar) / Brooch: vintage / Glasses: Nine West (similar) / Bag: gift from Italy / Necklace: Audaviv / Lipstick: BITE in Gazpacho