Developing a more minimalistic approach to our closet needs is gaining maximum appeal.
On the backend of this conscious movement, comes the renewed appreciation for buying fewer, deliberately sought basics. As any good personal stylist will agree, purchasing from consignment stores and vintage boutiques can offer buyers quality apparel, at more affordable prices.
Whatever the motivation to streamline and redefine one’s closet staples, the decluttering journey can bring surprising financial rewards, when reselling your higher quality, well kept items.
So ask yourself, if you were to develop habits of buying less, at better quality, what resold essentials would you snap up? Maybe you have some worthy pieces in your closet that you’re ready to let go of to make space for less?
Here are 7 tips to earn cash while purging your closet;
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Move over January and February! March, in fact any month, is just as good a time to make a stylish resolution, don’t you think?
Lucky for you, today is your best day to feel more stylish, inwardly and outwardly, while committing to kinder, more ethically focused fashion choices.
With this in mind, I’m offering 5 fashion shopping resolution ideas; take your pick as which inspires and fits you best!
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If we’re ready to support a more environmentally sustainable and ethically focused lifestyle, then selecting “quality clothing over quantity” is a sure start.
It’s said we are filling our wardrobes 60% more than only 10 years ago, and journalist Lucy Siegle tells us 80 billion new garments are produced globally every year.
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There’s no bigger critic than ourselves, is there? Especially when it comes to our perception of what beauty is, let alone society’s persuasions.
So why then have I chosen to shave my shoulder-length hair to an uncommon buzz cut? Especially at 46, with life already etched into my face!
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This mother-daughter interview first appeared on the Main Street Vegan blog, 2 years ago. I’d love to share it with my readers!
Isabelle is almost a teenager. A time when friends become new major influencers. Yet this vegan tween is already facing and dealing with peer pressure on her own terms. This beautiful young girl is also my daughter and today she gently tells us about what it’s like to stand up for ones ethics at the age of 12.
How did you feel when you first heard about veganism? “I was totally keen to go on board, even vegetarian wasn’t enough of a leap for me. I wanted to get all cruelty off my plate. I’ve always felt a deep compassion and connection with nature and its animals. It just didn’t feel right or fair to eat or use them.”
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As a parent to two young activists, I’m standing in my living room, witness to something pretty darn inspiring.
I watch as my youngest daughter prances around like she has ants in her pants. She reads aloud, sharing every encouraging comment made on her fledgling video sharing.
She’s literally radiant in her realisation that she has the ability to connect, interact and positively impact others around our globe.
“I’ve made a difference mummy!” She’s sure of it. That’s all one needs.
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Across all social media platforms, teens and young adults are immersed in fashion ‘must-haves’. It’s these millions of images and messages that ultimately encourage gross self-indulgence through unyielding consumerism.
Yet, flip the coin and there’s another side to fashion, both engaging and self-empowering!
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