The Saturday Kit including the Fair Hoodie, Fair Legging and *NEW* Fair Cabin Socks at $62 off with discount code SATURDAY
30% off The Dressy Sweatpants in Black while supplies last with code FRIDAY
Literally cannot believe this deal! The famous dressy sweats in the most popular color!
Tradlands Black Friday Weekend Sale 11/26 - 11/29
20% off orders over $100 with tradlands discount code HOLIDAY20
25% off orders over $200 with tradlands discount code HOLIDAY25
Snag a funky Tradlands Tie-Dye Turtleneck at 20% off today with code TIEDYE20
Tradlands Monty Turtleneck Review:
As you can see the Monty Turtleneck gets nearly 5 star ratings on average.
Read full customer reviews and see pics here
Save 20% on all Tradlands Dresses during this Early Black Friday Sale with code DRESSUP20
Nova Midi Dress • Nico Linen Dress • The Chelsea Dress • Baja T Shirt Dress
Tradlands Dress Review:
Tradlands dresses definitely have a loyal following.
When your lowest average product rating is 4.5/5, you know you're doing something right!
Read all the customer reviews and see customer pics here.
Use Tradlands Black Friday Discount CodeSTAYCOZY20 for 20% off all Tradlands Sweaters!
Modern Fisher Cotton Sweater • Haven Mock Neck Sweater • Jude Pullover Sweater • Modern Fisher Alpaca Sweater • Shelter Cardigan Sweater
Tradlands Sweater Review:
These sweaters have tons of customer reviews and pictures and rate from 4.7 - 4.9 stars!
Read all reviews here
Tradlands Pre-Black Friday Sale running through 11/21 includes 20% off outwear (Shirt Jackets and Chore Coats) using code JACKETS20. Just in time for cold weather!
Encircled just added a new limited edition color way to the popular plastic-free pocket legging called The Dressy Legging! Snag a pair with free shipping withcode GOALPINE through 11/20
Vetta Capsule just released the London Capsule a 5 piece collection of pieces you can mix and match with ease.
Vetta Capsule London Capsule Review
I haven't tried any of the items of this newly released capsule from Vetta capsule personally.
Check here for current customer reviews
Encircled's latest design, The Fair Lounge Set, is available for preorder now!
The Fair Lounge Set features stylish micro-waffle fabric with a boxy cut that you can wear around the house or out and about.
The Fair Micro-Waffle Jogger looks pretty cozy with a soft waistband, drawstring, and tapered leg.
The Fair Micro-Waffle Crew Neck is comfy and has a touch of Lycra to keep it lasting longer. It's all about balance people. Comfy, cozy balance.
âThe Fair Lounge Set comes in 4 colors to start - Black, Matcha Latte, Periwinkle, and Deep Ocean.
The Fair Lounge Set Encircled Discount Code:
Mix and match colors to build your ultimate Fair Lounge Set - use code LOUNGESET for $25 off!
Personally, I'd go for the Deep Ocean, how about you?
Encircled - The Fair Lounge Set Review
I haven't tried this encircled design personally. Check here for other customer reviews
Thanks to encircled for sharing these 5 benefits of shopping local in their recent email!
Although I am US based, encircled feels local since Toronto is just a few hours away.
5 Benefits of Shopping Local-Made
Bookmark this page for all the Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals!
Encircled has really expanded their line recently and I wanted to share how you could make a capsule wardrobe from some of their staple pieces to fit your lifestyle and give you a lot of versatility.
1. Choose Your Loungewear
One Complete Capsule Wardrobe From Encircled - Best Value
It's pretty cool how far encircled has come and they keep releasing designs faster than I can keep up! They are also adding new colors to all time favorite designs. But everything they do is in small batch and is slow fashion, made in Canada which is great!
If you want the best bang for your buck, here’s what I would do:
The Carry On Kit - use code PACKLIGHT to get The Chrysalis Cardi, The Dressy Sweatpant and The Evolve Top for just $338. That’s a crazy deal for these pieces.
The Fair Jogger Set - UseREADYSETLOUNGE to get The Fair Jogger and The Fair Hoodie for $248
Snag an everyday tank for $49 while they last, plus a 2-pack of the fair scoop neck or v -neck for $62, and the every day Longsleeve for $90 and one every day twist top for $156.
Capsule Wardrobe Shopping Tips
Think carefully about the colors you choose. You want them to coordinate well together. Whether that means that you get most black with a pop of color here and there, or mostly navy or gray with pops of color, just think carefully. Also check to make sure if you are buying a color in different items that the fabric and color name is the same.If you have about $1,000 you could lock in a pretty amazing capsule with these pieces, saving $150 with the KIT discounts.
PRO Tip: You can only use 1 discount at a time, so check out separately for the kits.
Wait, you don’t have $1,000 free right now? Me either. But if you do need to fill gaps in your wardrobe, think about what you would use most right now. Maybe it’s the Fair Jogger Set if you’re kicking it at home all the time. Or maybe you want to waitlist for the comfy dress shirt or the comfy blouse if you’re on a lot of zoom meetings. Don’t just buy what is on sale or what is available at a kit discount if it’s not a color or style that actually suits your needs and life. :-) It’s a concept that is easy to understand but sometimes hard to apply. (Speaking from Experience)
I hope this post has helped you! Check out what’s new at encircled right now:
Click here if you’re a Canadian Shopper and Click here if you are shopping from US or anywhere else on earth!
Use Code FALL20 through Sunday to get $20 off a $200 purchase from encircled.
They have some new color ways available for the popular Everyday Dress, Evolve Top, and Everyday Twist Top!
I love wearing the Evolve top with the drape in the back as shown above. It is a very elegant look.
The Every Day Twist Top is an incredibly versatile piece with many more styling options than are shown here. Hoping to share some more Inso soon!
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How To Style The Comfy Dress Shirt
These styling tips came straight from encircled, but I hope to update them in the future, especially if I get one! :)
Through this Sunday get $20 off orders of $200+ when you click below to shop!
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Tradlands has released some new arrivals for fall including their Nova Midi Dress, Guide Cotton Coveralls, Field Chore Coats, Wool Blend Shirt Jacket, Monty Turtlenecks and some accessories. Sneak a peak below. If it's your first time buying from Tradlands, get $25 off here.
Tradlands is a cool brand I discovered last year that really seems to care about quality garments, putting effort into the details that make something last for years to come, as well as responsible manufacturing and fabric sourcing. I have yet to try their pieces first hand, but I really love some of their button ups and sweaters which will be available soon.
My top picks from Tradlands (aka wishlist)
How cozy do these sweaters look!? I love how there are staple colors like black and white-esque as well as fun pops of color like flame!
So you’ve already read part one and you are determined to think more carefully about the next pair of shoes you invest in to ensure they are right for your foot anatomy and lifestyle.
But you still have a problem.
What about your closet full of shoes that you love, but your feet don’t?
I’m going to be straight forward with you. In many cases your best option is truly to pass them on to someone else whose feet they are better suited for. If you’re like me and that feels heartbreaking and you want to try really hard to see if something can be done... well here are a few options.
Full length Insoles
If the shoes lack arch support, try adding better insoles. You can have a pair of insoles custom made that you can switch between shoes. They work best where you can remove the original insole and replace with the custom insoles (I have Wiivv’s) but depending on the shoe and depending on the insole, you may be able to place the better insole right on top of the one from the manufacturer. Just make sure that the top of your foot isn't squished against the top of the shoe because that can make for other problems..
3/4 Length Insoles
Some shoes are too narrow at the toe box to add a full length insole without having to cut it. Or perhaps they have an open toe. In these cases, consider adding 3/4 length insoles. I had this trouble and bought the 3/4 length Wiivv custom insoles and found them to be a great solution. Surprisingly I’ve worn them even with some sandal styles and they’ve stayed in place pretty well and made a huge difference in how my feet feel by the end of the day.
Metatarsal pads are a great option to relieve some of the pressure on your metatarsals (toe joints) that tend to get worse when you wear high heels. You can get some leather ones like these and adhere them to the sole of the shoe. They won’t be noticed by others when your shoe is on and you can select different colors to make them blend even more.
Arch Support Inserts
If you want to treat yourself to arch support that is a little more subtle than a full on orthotic insole, can I recommend thepedag leather self adhesive arch support inserts? They’re around $10 a pair. You can use the adhesive to place them in the perfect spot to accommodate your arch support needs. Alternatively, you can MacGyver a set up using arch compression sleeves over top of the inserts to hold them in place. Add cute socks and wear the same pair with multiple shoes. Note: This can, obviously, be a bit cumbersome. However, if you are in a pinch or if you are pinching pennies it definitely works.
Heel Cups / Heel Cushions
Heel cups are a great option if you’re getting heel pain as they absorb the shock of each step and provide some extra bounce! I tried 2 highly recommended brands on amazon - Dr Scholls and ViveSole. The Vive are thicker, but I didn’t personally care for how they seemed to squish when I wore them. They definitely do help, though. You can adhere them directly to your shoe’s insole. TheDr Scholls Heel Cushions can be used on multiple shoes as they don’t have an adhesive bottom. That’s also a main complaint against them - that they don’t have an adhesive bottom and can thus shift as you’re walking. You can’t win them all...
Heel grips, sometimes also called heel cushions, are a wonderful solution when the back of your shoe tends to rub the back of your heel leading to irritation and blisters. Remember, this can happen not only if your shoes are tight, but actually when your shoes are too loose! The heel grips can stop your foot from slipping out the back of the shoe with each step. Sometimes the combination of heel grips and heel cups position your foot much better in the shoe and make for a much better wear.
Moleskin is a great solution to minimize shoe friction and you can add it directly to the shoe or to the problem spot on your foot that you just know is going to blister! I’ve had it happen before that a pair of shoes that were otherwise really comfortable (my Clark’s sandals) had this one spot where’re they rubbed the top of my foot and always created a blister. It only happened on one foot. And otherwise they were great for cruises or hanging out at the beach. An easy go-to summer flip flop. I didn’t know about moleskin then. You can buy it in rolls or in pre-cut shapes that would be great for a scenario like the one I just mentioned.
Buttercream Clothing is an ethical clothing company out of Canada that makes tons of great basics and wardrobe staple pieces that you’ll want to keep for years to come. From their popular Lolli Leggings to their 3-in-1 skirt-meets-dress-meets-poncho number, plus rompers, kimonos, maternity leggings, cardigans and beyond, you’ll probably find something that can fill a hole in your wardrobe!
At some point in history there was a Buttercream Clothing Etsy Shop but now you can order straight from the the Buttercream Clothing website. This past Black Friday Buttercream Clothing generously ran a sale which enabled many with tight budgets and a desire to branch into ethical fashion to try their clothes at a discount!
I took that opportunity to try their Sundae Dress - a versatile 3/4 length sleeve dress with a gathered waist for a comfortable, flattering fit that is twirl-enabling! And don’t forget the pockets...
Buttercream Clothing Sundae Dress Review
This is a cute, fun dress that can easily be dressed up or down. Overall I find it very comfortable because it’s snug at the bust and flowy below. Low fuss! I love that it has pockets, but I do find the pocket placement to be a tad high. Everytime I go to put my hands in the pockets I always miss them! I wonder if this is because of the dress design or because I sized down? The fabric is soft and comfortable, though if you have dry or sensitive skin, the elastic waist band may be noticeable if you don’t have a barrier layer.
This piece is one you can wear year round as it’s easy to layer with leggings and boots and a cardigan or sweater!
One tip that I wish I knew before I ordered: You can generally order any item from any fabric you see on the Buttercream Clothing website! I thought I could only choose from the colors on the Sundae Dress page, but had I known I could order any color (it is made to order after all!) I would have got that perfect mustard color instead!
The Buttercream Clothing Customer Service Experience
The Buttercream Clothing Shipping & Delivery Process
With the exception of their “Freshly Baked” section (ready-to-ship items), everything else on the website is made to order and on average takes 2-4 weeks. Due to extremely high volumes from the sale it was about 6 weeks until my order shipped. Ordering from small, ethical brands is not the same experience of Amazon Prime 2-day shipping. But in a good way. It makes you appreciate the items more.
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Whether you live somewhere with a cool breezy summer or the tropics and no matter if you like things classic, casual, or whimsical, you're sure to find a dress you love in this list! Most of the makers can do their dresses in a variety of beautiful linen colors, not just the ones in the pictures so be sure to check them out!
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Sounds like an oxymoron doesn’t it?
What is an Oxymoron?
Jumbo Shrimp. Only Choice. Random Order.
Original Copy. Dressy Sweatpants.
Table Of Contents:
What makes them dressy?
What was redesigned?
How much do The Dressy Sweatpants cost?
Are Encircled's Dressy Sweatpants expensive?
Encircled's Dressy Sweatpants Review
How To Wear Dressy Sweatpants
What Fashion & Travel Bloggers Are Saying
The Dressy Sweatpant by Encircled -
Your New Favorite Oxymoron
A garment that is both comfortable and versatile is a beautiful thing. If that same garment is ethically made with sustainable materials, what more could you ask for? Before you asked for it, encircled delivered.
The Dressy Sweatpant has been a fan favorite by Canadian slow fashion brand encircled since at least 2015 (the earliest review for the product on their website). With over 40 pages of real customer reviews averaging 4.7/5 stars, it’s no wonder that Kristi Soomer’s brand is ranking on page 1 search results for “dressy sweatpants” on google, yahoo, bing - you go girl!!
While thesestylish sweatpants have been popular and a best seller for years, encircled regularly reads and requests customer feedback and incorporates it into design updates.
In 2019 encircled redesigned The Dressy Sweatpant - keeping everything customers loved most about these dressy joggers and tweaking a few things to make them even better!
What Makes Them Sweatpants?
“Loose warm trousers with an elasticize or drawstring waist, worn when exercised in or as leisurewear”
The Dressy Sweatpants from encircled have an elastic waist and a comfortable fit with incredibly soft MicroModal (sustainable, plant-based fabric from beech trees) fabric. I don’t find them especially warm and they aren’t thick like traditional “sweatpants”. However, you could easily layer some leggings underneath for added warmth without compromising style or comfort one bit!
What Makes Them Dressy?
Flattering front pleats and ruching at the ankles make these sweatpants you can wear to work. The tapered leg of the Dressy Sweatpant leading into that ruching gives it a polished look for the office.
Side slit pockets as well as a hidden zippered pocket at the back make them very functional!
What Was Redesigned?
How much do they cost?
Build Your Carry On Kit and save $120 with coupon code PACKLIGHT
Are Encircled's Dressy Sweatpants Expensive?
At first glance paying$162 for a pair of pants may seem outrageous to some people and out of reach for many.
A couple things to remember when making a purchase like The Dressy Sweatpants:
I had previously purchased the original Dressy Sweatpants in a size medium during a sale. I really should have purchased a small or XS (my mistake!) but the combination of them being too big and having the drop-crotch situation going on limited my personal wearability. They were delightfully soft and comfortable, but I never felt as chic in them as everyone in the photos looked.
So once I heard they did a redesign of the Dressy Sweatpants I decided to give them a try again and ordered an XS in black.
(Note, this was sizing down from the recommended sizing chart which recommended a size Small)
I finally feel like I understand why everyone loves these pants! The fit is SO much better and even though I sized down to an XS, I actually wish there was an XXS option because I would like the leg fit to be a tad slimmer and the ruching at the ankles to fit a little more snug.
These pants along with basically all of the encircled clothing I own seems to take forever to dry. It's recommended to not put their clothes in the dryer, but to lay flat to dry. So while I do think encircled clothing is great for traveling because it is incredibly comfortable and the pieces can easily be dressed up or down, just be mindful when you need to wash that they are not quick drying like other technical synthetic fabrics you see in "travel clothes".
I am considering having my original size Medium blue Dressy Sweatpants tailored for a better fit for me and if encircled came out with an XXS edition of the Redesigned Dressy Sweatpants, I would consider picking them up in that gorgeous Dark Olive!
How To Wear Dressy Sweatpants
How To Style Dressy Sweatpants For Work
How To Style Dressy Sweatpants For Evenings
How To Style Dressy Sweatpants For The Weekend
What Fashion & Travel Bloggers Are Saying:
Now, about these pants.
The best travel pants I've ever worn
These are my new obsession
The Dressy Sweatpants are
These pants give you the option of dressing them up for a day walking around the town or snuggling into while enjoying a movie night on a rainy day. - Breathe Travel
One [reader] says, “These are not sweatpants at all! They’re super comfortable. I wore them to an executive dinner with a white silk blouse and ballet flats. I was the only comfortable woman in the room!” Talk about redefining the womens jogger pants trend! - Travel Fashion Girl
Available in 4 colors: Golden Yellow, Black, Pink Quartz, and Stone Beige.
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Black Friday / Cyber Monday
For The Home
Health & Beauty
Tiny House Love
Travel - Accommodation
Travel - Transportation