“I’ve always thought of accessories as the exclamation point of a woman’s outfit”

Michael Kors

Happy 2017 folks! I trust (well, HOPE) that each & every single one of you enjoyed the holiday season. I, of course, spent a good majority of the holidays up North at the cottage, of which, also of course, has been exhaustively documented on Instagram – ya’ll know I can’t resist a good Insta-opportunity when I see one! This being a new year chock-full of new trends, I thought it apt to delve right into this year’s’ most sought-after products in the wellness industry. First on the 2017 Trend Agenda: Eco-friendly Accessories are like, SO hot right now! (more…)

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

“A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver”

Seneca, Moral Essays

AHHH. Okay so first off, to be quite frank… I was super skeptical as to how this whole newspaper doubling as wrapping paper situation would turn out, but I am actually blown away if I do say so myself! It is SO chic, yet simultaneously cost-effective & environmentally friendly which to me, is a win-win situation for all parties involved. I’ve been absolutely dying to try that environmentally friendly, rustic brown paper bag gift wrap that’s been blowing up Instagram over the past two Christmases, but thought I’d put my own little twist on it! Insert: Newspaper Gift Wrap! (more…)

Eco-Friendly, Beauty Toolkit

“Beauty is about enhancing what you have. Let Yourself Shine Through”

– Janelle Monae

Before we get started, I have to admit that applying makeup is not necessarily my forte… successfully pulling off an even, winged eyeliner is about as adventurous/’wild’ as I’m ever going to get. However that’s not to say that I don’t know at least a thing or two about the actual products that I’m lathering onto my skin! So keeping in tune with our “Summer in the City” theme this month, I wanted to outline an eco-friendly, beauty toolkit that’s perfect for a night out on the town… including the post-party makeup removal! (more…)