It has been a year since we moved house. For around a year I had been ‘decluttering‘, and toying with minimalism generally. I had also kept track of all my purchases that year with a wishlist. It took difficult circumstances for me to adopt an almost completely frugal strategy. Everything I have bought this year […]
This post shows four ways to wear a pair of minimal black leather sneakers. When I first got serious about fashion and how to dress I wasn’t a huge fan of wearing black. Black shoes reminded me of what I used to wear – back in school or for work. It was around the time that […]
Stuffocation: Living More with Less is by the self-described trend forecaster James Wallman. The argument is simple: there is a growing body of scientific and anecdotal evidence that “stuff” does not make us happy. When we are overwhelmed by stuff we are suffocated – and therefore “stuffocated” (a portmanteau which promises much, an image of choking by relentless […]
This outfit centres around one of my favourite items in my minimaldrobe: a monochrome knit. It’s made of natural fibres, 81% cotton and 19% lambswool. This construction is excellent because it has the comfort of cotton, but the warmth and structure of the lambswool. I get to wear this item for a great deal of […]
This post is all about possessions and experiences that made the first month of 2017 memorable. Living minimally, intentionally, etc., is definitely not about deprivation so this is going to be a monthly way for me to chronicle the everyday things that I have found super useful and fulfilling.