Inside My Closet - Retro Green Pants

Inside My Closet - Retro Green Pants

March 27, 2018

While visiting New York in February, I visited Encore Consignment Boutique on Madison avenue where I found an incredible pair of retro coloured bright green pants. On this ‘Inside my closet’ feature, I’d like to share this find with you, and talk a little bit about dressing for self expression, rather than approval.

My partner introduced me to Encore’s incredibly cute boutique the first time I went to New York awhile back, and on this recent work trip I thought I’d make time for a quick visit and browse. I’m so glad I did. What I love about these pants are the fit, the quality, and their originality. Made out of a cotton wool combination, they’re incredibly comfortable. They were also really reasonably priced. Walking down the street, I feel pretty confident that no one else is going to have an item like these on.

I’ve worn them to a few of my recent markets, but what I really love about them isn’t any external reaction I may get, but how they make me feel. Here’s what I believe about fashion – fashion is the way we communicate to the world who we are, and how we’re feeling. My choices in fashion reflect who I am and what I believe in/ who I support (that’s why I stay away from fast fashion). 

When I’m feeling playful or bold, what I wear will probably reflect that… which is definitely how I’m feeling right now.

It’s been an incredible year so far, and currently I’m in Quebec for a wholesale show to share some of my ethical, handmade jewelry with a brand new audience. In the area? Come by the Devi stall at the Quebec Expo and say hi. I’d love to meet you and hear your fashion stories.




Also in Our Journey

14 Places I Spent My Summer and LOVED!
14 Places I Spent My Summer and LOVED!

September 18, 2018

This last summer, I made a big effort to introduce a healthy and life-affirming work life balance into my life. Here are 14 places I visited this summer, and absolutely loved (complete with food, hiking, and shopping recommendations).

Read More

My 15 Favourite Every Day Earrings by Independent Artisans
My 15 Favourite Every Day Earrings by Independent Artisans

August 21, 2018

Here are 15 (three of them are mine) of my Favourite Everyday Earrings, made from artisans I’ve met in life, at markets, and on social media.

Read More

Tools for Mining Your Life for Creative Inspiration
Tools for Mining Your Life for Creative Inspiration

July 24, 2018

A question artists get a lot is ‘where do you get your ideas?’ It can be a difficult question to answer because they probably don’t know. I know I don’t really know, but I have come to appreciate what makes me feel alive; what puts me in the mood for creative play.

Read More