Effortless chique from home

Since the second lockdown, I have been wearing pretty much the same stuff. I like to wrap myself up in cuddly warm clothes, but also be presentable when someone ( aka mostly the delivery guy 😉 ) is at the door, or if I have to run a quick errand. It’s Sunday, so I’ve thrownContinue reading “Effortless chique from home”

Some outfit pics from that weird period before fall embarks…

Yes. That is me kissing my plant.. Love, Maureen

Preparing your closet for fall- on a budget.

If you’re anything like me, a change of season gets you super exited beyond compare, to start re -vamping your wardrobe. This might seem hard when you’re budgeting or attempting a no spend year. Ok. It’s hard for me. It’s super hard for me, I love clothes but I decided to challenge myself, and nowContinue reading “Preparing your closet for fall- on a budget.”

I’m starting my five no spend months challenge on Wednesday 15th of July and I will blog about my progress weekly to hold myself accountable.

This weekend, while I was cleaning out the garage and the house I’ve been renovating and moving stuff around in for way too long, I came to an understanding. The understanding being that I didn’t want to be moving things around my whole life, and that I finally just wanted to know where my stuffContinue reading “I’m starting my five no spend months challenge on Wednesday 15th of July and I will blog about my progress weekly to hold myself accountable.”

Capsule wardrobing part six: Finding your style with Vogue’s quick fire questions.

Going from nothing to wear to ready to wear. How did I get to this low point, you might ask yourself. Well, my friends, having absolutely nothing to wear when your closet is stacked with clothes can be caused by many factors. I will go over a few later on this blog  but this one isContinue reading “Capsule wardrobing part six: Finding your style with Vogue’s quick fire questions.”

Capsule wardrobing step five : It’s all in the mix and match

Capsule wardrobing part 5/ It’s all in the mix and match In the end, building a capsule wardrobe is like building anything in life, you need fundaments. In this case, we’re talking about (one) the basics, the white tee, the jeans, the chambray shirt… Then to add a little flair and to define who you are, you’ll need (two) keyContinue reading “Capsule wardrobing step five : It’s all in the mix and match”

step 4 of capsule wardrobing

Step 4 of capsuling. Drawing a chart before acting out on your style inspiration… AND WHY IT’S SO IMPORTANT… You first want to know what the activities are that you spend your time on day to day. It makes no sense to dress up fancy everyday when you spend your time working at home, neitherContinue reading “step 4 of capsule wardrobing”

capsule wardrobing step 3

Capsule Wardrobing step 3 After weeding out your closet aka donating what is ill fitting or just doesn’t make you happy and storing items that aren’t for this season. You’ve lived at least two weeks with a capsule that, like mine, probably is far from perfect. If you have had to buy clothes because you didn’tContinue reading “capsule wardrobing step 3”

capsule wardrobing step 2

Capsule wardrobing STEP 2/Two weeks into your first capsule/ questionnaire So you’re the first two weeks into your capsule… Hurray! Excitement! Joy! Time for some reflection on how it all went Here are some questions that can help you in the process… and if you’re thinking while reading these questions : ” who has time forContinue reading “capsule wardrobing step 2”

Capsule wardrobing: step one.

Capsule wardrobing/ STEP ONE The first thing you need to do, and I’m sure this is not NEWS to you, is: Detox your closet. By that I mean, don’t make radical decisions just yet. But reducing your options just a tad does help. You can do this by eliminating clothes that are worn out, need toContinue reading “Capsule wardrobing: step one.”