Black Friday is quickly becoming more like Black November. Why are online retailers launching sales earlier and earlier? The Oregonian recently shed a little light on the subject in this interesting read.
Looking for unique holiday gifts while trying to avoid the madness at big box retailers? Portland’s Little Boxes shopping event is the perfect alternative!
Una‘s sale is totally worth braving the cold we’re facing the rest of this month. November 19-26 all coats, hats and scarves are 20% off, and November 27-30 the entire store is 25% off. I’ll be there.
As a slow fashion ambassador, I encourage making alterations to update a well made article of clothing and support spending more on quality pieces that are made of natural fibers. This article on synthetic materials contributing to ocean pollution is just one more reason to consider better textiles. Have you ever noticed those pesky holes in your synthetic shirts right around your naval? So annoying! Those holes are the fibers disintegrating at a spot that gets worn faster than the rest of the garment.
A big part of what I do is educating clients on what makes a worthwhile wardrobe investment. We talk about how to care for clothing and accessories so that they live long lives! Are you wondering how to care for your wool or cashmere sweaters this winter? The Laundress published the perfect step by step guide on how to protect your favorite winter cozies. (Find The Laundress products locally at Parallel!)
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