GIVING BACK

#TELLYOURSTORY WITH FOTO

My latest obsession: my new camera strap from FOTO (c/o).  It’s no secret that I love my camera, and everelaine has only made me fall more in love with the art of photography.  I may be in front of the camera for a lot of my blog content, but my favorite place to be is behind it, capturing the beauty in everyday life.

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GIVING BACK

MADEWELL, DO WELL #DENIMMADEWELL

I’ve always loved the Madewell brand, but their denim is my go-to.  High quality, soft denim, just the right amount of stretch, and an amazing fit.  This high rise, straight-leg pair (The Perfect Summer Jean in Fitzgerald Wash) is my favorite for spring.  They were out of stock for months, but are finally re-stocked! In 2014, Madewell partnered with Blue Jeans Go Green™ to give your old denim a new purpose.  You can take an old pair of jeans to…

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GIVING BACK

FRANK STATIONERY: BEAUTY IN EVERY DETAIL

Social entrepreneurs and social businesses are taking over consumer markets, begging the question, “why not?”  Why not give back?  Why not tie one’s business model to some social good?  FRANK, a designer stationery studio based out of Auckland, was founded in 2012 by husband and wife Jason and Jess Holdaway.  Their one-for-one social enterprise business model gives one school notebook to a child in need in New Zealand for every notebook purchased.  Giving back is…

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STYLE

DENIM REVIEW

I have always struggled to find the perfect pair of denim.  Small waist, short legs, big hips/thighs/calves, and tiny ankles = not an easy fit to find.  My mom and I always loved shopping together as I was growing up, but never for jeans.  Consider this my formal thank you to the style muses for making a trend out of high-waists, stretchy fabric, ankle jeans, and frayed ends.  I  l o v e  hunting for a new pair of denim…

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