As detailed over the past several months, earlier this summer I had a grief-induced breakdown which led me to the mountains of New Mexico. I found comfort being back in nature again, with my family, and away from the glaring obviousness of how much has changed for me personally & professionally since March.
I haven’t felt super engaged by the “fashion industry” for some time. I don’t like to browse shops for fun or read fashion magazines anymore, and have slowly begun to despise the way the industry has the ability to tear you down in order make you feel like the only cure for feeling lousy is to buy an off-the-shoulder blouse with a ruffle on it.
And I see how this has affected YOU! You have so many deeply ingrained beliefs about your style, how you should spend your money, guilt over enjoying it (“do I deserve this turtleneck?”), guilt over not enjoying it (“I must be missing the style gene”) and frustration over having no choice but to support a wasteful and often toxic industry.
I started to think of ways I could feel better about being a part of the industry I’m in, while thinking of ways I could help YOU engage with your style after months of living in those sweatpants of uncertainty...