2019 Spring Wish List: 8 Must Have Items for Spring

One area that I’ve known my wardrobe is lacking in is Spring/Summer clothing. I’ve never really invested in high-quality clothing that can be worn during the warmer seasons. I know the temperature in Texas is over 70 degrees 60% of…

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The Amazon Jacket and Ethical Alternatives

A lot of people I follow have been talking about the Amazon jacket. I’ve seen a ton of fashion and lifestyle bloggers talking about this amazing jacket that is kind of unflattering, but the best jacket in the world. Naturally,…

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What is Ethical Fashion?

When I decided to take my blog in the direction of a more ethical lifestyle and fashion focus, the main question I got was, “What is ethical fashion”? The second question… Why? I kind of answered question two in this…

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My First NYC Trip

Today on the blog is #flashbackfriday because I’m throwing it back to my first NYC trip! I went in 2016 with my old college roommate, my sister-in-law’s sister and two of my old roommate’s friends over spring break. I was…

Ethical Shopping 101: Getting Started

Fair Trade and ethical shopping have gotten a bad rap for two reasons. One, it’s more expensive. It’s the cost of paying people what they’re worth and ensuring that employees have safe working conditions. Two, people who try to consistently…

13×30 Style Challenge

As I might have mentioned, I would often tell myself when getting ready in the morning that “I have nothing to wear.” I often felt overwhelmed when getting ready because a lot of the time, I felt and still sometimes…

I'm Courtney, and welcome to MINIMALISTA, where I share about developing an intentional life and personal style using ethical practices.

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