Friday, November 25, 2016

I always thought the beaches in California were nice, but Hawaii is on a whole different level—the water is so much warmer and is crystal clear, you can actually encounter fish near the shore, and there is an overall much higher respect for nature that is held there. This look was shot at Hanauma Bay which is on the island of Oahu, and in order to gain access into the beach, they require all first-time visitors to take part in an orientation so they can learn about marine life, conservation, preservation, and general beach safety. I cannot praise what they are doing enough! :)

Keep reading for full outfit and sustainability details + we even shot a short video clip to accompany this look!

Secondhand Lace Dress from Crossroads

Photos by Nate Bernardo

The Necklace:
This necklace makes me feel like royalty! It is by Millianna—a jewelry brand that is designed and produced in the US, and all their pieces are handmade by skilled artisans. Their pieces are also made to order which of course cuts down on any waste from producing excess stock.

The piece I am wearing is called the Nola Choker, and it has been intricately handwoven with crystal beads. It has adjustable ties in the back and they were so sweet to accommodate my request for the ties to be of simple ribbon rather than the deerskin lace ties. I am wearing the choker in Gold, but it also comes in Silver and Black! This is a piece I truly treasure in my jewelry box and it makes me happy to share with people the story of how it was artisan made too! :)

The Dress:
This white lace dress was a secondhand find from one of my many trips to Crossroads. Shopping with friends is a favorite activity of mine but ever since I made the switch to sustainable fashion, my options for in-store shopping got a lot lower. So Crossroads is one of my go to places when I want to thrift from a more curated selection! This amazingly romantic and delicate lace dress was only $12!

The Shoes:
These are the Bhava vegan sandals I was also wearing in my last post, and I was really glad we got such a lovely shot of the details on them in this shoot because the handpainted element to these is just stunning. These gladiator sandals are made from cork, artisan-made in Spain, and the perfect 2" heel height for all day wear :) We shot a short clip below too so you guys can get a better look—hope you enjoy! 

Hope you all are enjoying the holiday season!
xo, Jennifer

*All items marked "c/o" were received courtesy of the brand for review & promotional purposes


  1. Love the choker!


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  7. These sandals are so great! Warrior-esque, and it contrasts nicely with the flowy dress. Finding ethical fashion isn't easy sometimes. Thanks for sharing this! I want to give a shout out to the company I work for (www.textureclothing.com) that manufactures sustainably made clothing in the Pacific Northwest!

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