"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!
Marvellously unique and meticulously curated, Velour Clothing Exchange is a long awaited addition to Calgary’s shopping scene. The shop features vintage and vintage-inspired clothing at fair prices in a comfortable, minimalist space on 17th avenue. Myra, the visionary behind the boutique and long-time vintage clothing aficionado collaborated with us to share with you the ins and outs of shopping vintage like a pro. We’ve included pictures of our favourite outfits from a recent vintage hunt we went on at Velour!
Many of us know the fashion industry hides a lot of dirty deeds, and we've let them get away with it for a long time (if you don't believe us, watch this documentary or this mini series to get a sense of the stories behind our clothes). To combat this, Fashion Revolution week was established. Its goal is to raise awareness of exploitation in the fashion supply chain. Fashion Revolution encourages consumers to take a picture of the tag on their clothes and ask the brand on social media "who made my clothes"!