For some of us, our wedding is the first time we ever consider buying lingerie, for others it's just another exciting opportunity to add to a curated collection. Either way, wedding lingerie is designed to make us feel damn fine on a very special day and we think that should start from the moment we purchase it.
What's a lover of small businesses and local makers to do in a place overrun by touristy sights and shops? They keep searching! Teagan's travels in Honolulu, Hawaii had her overwhelmed with tourist attractions, longing for authentic Hawaiian makers. Keeping her eyes peeled for local gems, she was able to find some unconventional attractions that tickled her #shoplocal fancies.
Read on for a list of Teagan's favourite "unconventional" attractions in Oahu, Hawaii!
"Less is more" is a mantra we are trying to adopt as we simplify our wardrobes to mostly high quality and versatile pieces. This can make mixing and matching garments for outfits a simpler process, removing some of that daily "but what will I WEAR?!" stress. It's a strategy that many call building a "capsule wardrobe". A wardrobe that is small but mighty! Thoughtfully gathering these types of pieces is also helpful when it comes to travel!
The undeniable glory of flowers is often tainted with unethical production methods. But don’t despair! This doesn’t mean flowers are no longer an option to the conscious consumer. Read on to learn more about the flower industry and 5 ways to find ethical flowers.
THE DRESS! Ranging from obsession to quick purchase, wedding dresses in all their shapes and sizes are an integral part of most weddings. There's nothing like stepping into a dress that makes you feel like a million bucks, but can it be done as a conscious consumer? Is it possible to honour your sustainable style values when shopping for a wedding dress?
It seems we've arrived at the most wonderful time of the year! Snow, skiing, baking, songs of cheer and... gifts! Love it or hate it, we've all got gifts on the mind. Whether you are dreading starting the gift search or already day dreaming about customized gift boxes for every coworker, My New Neighbour hopes to aid your gift giving by sourcing beautiful, ethical and locally made gifts. Read on to discover thoughtful gifts for all!
Our favourite ethical fashionistos are featured wearing their treasured ethical clothing finds. Tried and true, these brands are top notch choices to get anyone started on their ethical menswear journey.
Once we’ve slimmed down our wardrobes we've found ourselves asking, "Where do I take my used clothing?" Finding the right place for these unwanted items to be reused or properly recycled is an important step in pursuing ethical fashion!
"Shopping local" is a phrase that is permeating our culture, one may even say it's what the hip kids are doing these days. We all know shopping local is probably a good idea, but why exactly is it so great? Does it really make a difference? We’ve talked to a couple local Calgarian experts to find out exactly how choosing to shop locally impacts our community