“We’ve Given Up Buying ‘Stuff’ In Favor Of Experiences, And We’ve Never Been Happier” I stayed up late reading this article the other night, because the idea was so compelling to me. I like to think I am this way, but the reality is, I have a long way to go. I find it easier to spend on stuff than to save and plan for experiences. This reaffirmed my desire to flip that. Do you give up ‘things’ in order to have more life experiences?
One of my favorite ways to unwind at night is on the couch with my husband watching an episode of whatever our current favorite show is. Something about just sitting and being entertained for an hour is very relaxing. But, this article in the Washington Post floored me. This woman gave up TV for a year and found the time to qualify for the Olympic Trials and get her PHD. Hmmm, makes me really think about how much I like watching TV after all.
And on the flip side: “The Psychological Importance of Wasting Time”
One woman’s closet on display at the MET, as shared through the eyes of a blogger. Extremely fascinating. Her reflections have me considering my own closet.
Think ethical fashion is too expensive for your budget? Lisa shares seven ways she saves money to afford fair fashion.
There’s a new ethical shop on the block – Grove & Bay. They aim to bring responsibly made clothing to the mainstream marketplace by featuring a variety of styles and price points. AND, they have a pretty decent selection of men’s clothing!
Nisolo is set to launch a new sandal this week featuring a wooden platform sole. What do you think? Cute? Chunky? A little disco?
It’s fun to look back at what I shared last year at this time for my summer inspiration post. A few of those pieces I own, and love. I’m still digging on the color of those pants too! I love reflecting and seeing what underlying themes of my style and color palette have stuck around a year later.
Hope your week is off to a great start!