Styling Two Piece Outfits / Faux Orchid Midi “Dress”

Styling Two Piece Outfits / Faux Orchid Midi “Dress”

Lately I am all about making my clothes go further for a sustainable wardrobe. A sustainable wardrobe is one that is completely functional where clothing is able to transition and move with other pieces in the same closet, achieving such has and will always be my goal as I continuously make clothing. Part of my [...]

How Makers Can Support Secondhand September

How Makers Can Support Secondhand September

It's Secondhand September and this is my first year even knowing what that is, I'll admit. Secondhand September is a 30 day pledge created by Oxfam encouraging buying secondhand versus buying new. Buying thrifted and secondhand clothing encourages sustainable habits and prevents the tons of clothing donated to goodwill and resale shops from going to [...]

Making Conscious and Creative Commitments

Making Conscious and Creative Commitments

I've been quiet on this blog lately. Frankly it's because I was thinking of getting rid of this whole space altogether, including my @helloalexisbailey Instagram account. The infinite changes and politics of Instagram, the constant popularity contests and the need to always keep up with the platform made IG and my blog a source of [...]

Making the Switch to Sustainable Fabric Options

Making the Switch to Sustainable Fabric Options

Thinking about our options when it comes to fabric, we have many. When determining which fabrics to buy either for sewing purposes or when shopping for clothing we may tend to veer towards clothing that lends itself to working during multiple seasons. Other factors we may include are, cost, thickness, breathability, the print, or how [...]

Budget Friendly Sustainable Habits You Can Start Now

Budget Friendly Sustainable Habits You Can Start Now

In many a sustainable conversation I've had, the cost of changing to a sustainable lifestyle usually comes up. Generally the basis of thought is the term "quality" being associated with a high price tag, however there are so many more ways to be sustainable than up-ending your current lifestyle and revamping your wardrobe with an [...]

From Then to Now

If you're reading this right now, I want to just say that I truly admire you. For what you may ask? For your very existence. For taking the time to read this post. For the fact that you made it through 2020 and found yourself here in the moment willing to listen to me rant. [...]