5 Vegan & Ethically Made Handbag Brands

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I haven’t bought a handbag since… ever? Okay, it’s been at least four years. My current everyday bag is a hand-me-down that it beyond battered from years of use. Honestly, there are occasions in which I’m a bit embarrassed to carry it because it looks that rough. It might be time to buy a new one, so I started to look at vegan and ethically produced options. It can take hours of scouring the internet to find the best of the best, so I’ve put together a handbag shopping guide to spare you from the pain. You’re welcome.

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The Hunt for Ethical & Affordable Bras

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I hate bra shopping. I know that’s a little intense, but I’ve never found a bra that fits me properly and now that I’ve narrowed my selection to only ethically produced options, I’m not hopeful it will ever happen. I’ve been dependent on a single “real” bra for a few years. You know, that supportive one in my drawer of laceΒ bralettes and smash ’em down sports bra. This week, it finally gave out. With the strap’s snap, my whole world came crashing down. Time to bra shop. Take me now, Satan.

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DIY Embroidered Slogan Sweatshirt | Video

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I have a secondhand gray sweatshirt that I love so much that when I found it again at Goodwill, I bought it. Then I found a red one by the same brand. Naturally, I bought it because when you find the perfect cozy clothes, why say no? Unlike the first two, the red sweatshirt stayed tucked in a drawer unworn. It was missing something and I think adding some playful embroidery was just what it needed.

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April Favorites | Beauty, Fashion, Food & More

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The end of every month brings a certain ritual. I pay rent and feel really broke.Β I have a tiny crisis about how fast time is moving. I tell myself next month I’m going to be a better student, blogger and human. And then I spend a ridiculous amount of time watching monthly favorite videos on YouTube and all is right in the world.

This month I’m shaking it up and sharing my favorites of April. There’s a little bit of everything.

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DIY Distressed & Embroidered Top

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A couple of weeks ago, I finally wentΒ to the Goodwill Sunday sale again. All items tagged with a particular color get marked down to $0.50 and it’s so. much. fun. The reduced prices are great for the sake of saving money, but it also gives me the chance to try out some new things without much investment. That’s where this top came in. It was tacky, unflattering, and crying out to be my next DIY. Continue reading