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Jumpsuit from Sans Soucie's 2016 collection

Hosiery is becoming more sustainable

I came across this fantastic story from Canada about how hosiery manufacturing waste is being turned into new garments. From the article: Top 40 supplier Gildan Activewear (asi/56842) has partnered with an eco-conscious fashion designer on a new sustainability initiative that keeps hosiery waste out of landfills while contributing to the creation of new products. […]

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Swimwear 2017 – three very different avenues

I have a confession to make. I’m not sure if I even own a swimsuit. And I live in the tropics – near the water. But I’ve never been an enthusiastic swimmer, even though like most Australians, I can swim. Maybe it’s because my holidays aren’t ever to beachy places that I don’t think about […]

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Wanted – testers for Emmaretta’s first line of plus sized hosiery

Wanted – women from across the United States to give feedback on samples of Emmaretta hosiery. Free stockings in exchange for your honest feedback, which will be kept private and anonymous. I’m working with a manufacturer in North Carolina, and need independent, no-holds-barred feedback from real women located across the United States. Sizes 16 to […]

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Vivacity Sportswear to offer plus size options

Lisa from Mustang Sally Two posted about her collaboration with Vivacity Sportswear, a lifestyle brand wanting to offer plus sized workout clothes. Lisa wrote that she tested the Mindy Top which is made from easy-care jersey with sweat-wicking properties. Here’s the link to the shirt on the Vivacity website. It’s available in US sizes 14-30, […]

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What are your themes for 2017?

I have graduated from having specific new years resolutions to nowadays setting 1-2 themes for each year. It’s worked much better for me than strict resolutions. Last year my key theme was to get comfortable with saying no to things and people by default, so that I could achieve more of what is important to […]

Jibri royal blue high waist belted maxi skirt

Skirt awesomeness

I love skirts that move when I walk. Swing skirts, A-line skirts and maxi skirts. In the 90s I had a floor length A-line black satin skirt that I got so much wear out of. I wish I had it now. I have moved houses, cities and countries so often over the years that I […]