Eight Items You Will Find at Most Secondhand Stores
Mar08

Eight Items You Will Find at Most Secondhand Stores

Popping Tags Macklemore and Ryan Lewis made coined this thrifting dream phrase in their 2012 hit ‘Thrift Shop’ and anyone who’s ever had a successful secondhand shopping venture would agree that the only thing better than poppin’ a few tags is the smug humble brag about your bargain-hunting-prowess when someone asks you about your thrifted finds. I’m super proud to announce that Peppermint Mag asked me to...

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Showing Your Clothes Some Love
Feb08

Showing Your Clothes Some Love

Why don’t we ever extend the sentiment of Valentines Day past romanic love? When I lived in Bengaluru India there was a festival I experienced called Ayudha Puja, where people would celebrate tools and implements used in daily life. These items are treated with utmost care, respect, and love as they represented an element of self, a path of financial security and a dedication of time. As a passionate advocate of the...

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Maximising Your Thrift Shopping Experience
Jan15

Maximising Your Thrift Shopping Experience

Shopping secondhand is easy. You just have to know how to look for the right items. While I try not to spend too much time on here blabbing about what I find at thrift stores (thrifting is in my blood… my Mum was thrifting while I was in the womb so it’s easier than regular shopping for me) I do like to come on over from time to time and give you some tips. I know that it’s enjoyable to see other peoples thrifted...

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Seven Tips for Stylish Eco People
Jan09

Seven Tips for Stylish Eco People

Have you sidelined the New Year’s resolutions? With 2017 well underway there is a chance that some of your good intentions for the year might have been shimmied aside to fit your daily life in. If this is the case don’t go feeling too bad you are in good company. According to Statistic Brain 72.6% of people make it through the first week, and by the six month mark your more likely to have dropped your resolution than have...

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New Years Style Resolutions
Jan02

New Years Style Resolutions

 Looking to Shake Up 2017 Stylishly? Sometimes we need some help to get out of our style ruts and the New Year can be the perfect excuse to delve into some new style ideas or experiments. Shaking things up a little can help us learn more about who we are as people, what image we want to portray to the world (because first impressions count even if we like to imagine people aren’t that judgemental), and what relationship we have...

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Resolve: Your New Beginning
Dec28

Resolve: Your New Beginning

A Fresh Start for Values Based Action. The end of a year usually involves celebration followed by new resolve. Whether you are into resolutions or not there is a good chance that on January first you start to think about what it is that you hope to do or achieve in the year to come. Yesterday I was fortunate enough to attend a gathering with three of my eco soul sisters (Fashion Hound– Faye De Lanty, the Eco Warrior...

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Top Style Tips for Eco-Fashionable Festivities
Dec20

Top Style Tips for Eco-Fashionable Festivities

What to Wear? With the party season well into full swing I thought it might be nice to take a moment to talk about the issue so close to many of our hearts – what the heck am I going to wear? While the put-together and totally self assured among us (and probably those with their perfectly curated capsule wardrobes) might not have these moments (you lucky thangs) the rest of us usually do. In an ad hoc survey conducted over a...

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Style Tips For Thrifted Success
Nov09

Style Tips For Thrifted Success

How to get the most out of your secondhand purchases. Whether you are a seasoned thrift-a-holic or someone who just likes to dabble in the odd eBay purchase there is no denying that buying secondhand can be pretty thrilling! The best bit about secondhand shopping is that you get to recycle in a way that benefits the planet, makes you look and feel good, and saves money. If you have been following the theme for the week you might have...

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32 Favourite Things
Sep20

32 Favourite Things

Let’s celebrate the fabulous things in life. September is one of my favourites times of the year. Spring is in full swing and there are flowers everywhere (sorry to all the Instagram people for all the flowers on my story feeds… I can’t help myself), there is a freshness in the air, and the month is loaded with celebrations. One of which is my birthday. I’m not big on celebrations about me and I usually let it...

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House Plant Stylings
Sep01

House Plant Stylings

So you want to adopt a house plant? Unlike fur babies, real babies, or goldfish, house plants are a commitment that’s within reach of most folk regardless of their ability to care and/or time commitments. The only thing that one really has to be on the look out for is that your plant baby is the right  for your care factor level. If you really like the idea of greenery in your home but forget to brush your teeth most nights and...

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