Dressember 101

I’ve mentioned Dressember on social media a couple times in the last month or so. If you aren’t familiar with Dressember or just need a refresher, I created a mini guide to get you in the loop! What Is Dressember? The gist: wear a dress every day in December to raise awareness and money for…

Getting Upset Isn’t Enough

There’s been a lot going on in our country that has been frustrating. And sometimes downright scary. People are being polarised — it seems like we are in two camps facing off against each other. There is fear on both sides, and when people act out in fear, they can say or do harmful things….

Why I Chose to Wear the Same Dress for (Almost) a Month

What we wear can say a lot about us. People base much of their first impressions on what we wear. They (think they) can easily categorise us as hipsters, gamers, athletes, professionals, hippies, gay, straight, religious, promiscuous… the list could keep going. But clothing doesn’t define who we are. And not everyone has the choice…

With a Dress as Our Flag

We are over a week into Dressember! Dressember is a challenge to wear a dress for all 31 days of December as a reminder that not all women are free. I have been blessed with privilege of being able to choose something as simple as which outfit I wore today. Not all women have that…

Embracing Freedom and Femininity

We’ve got a lot of issues in our world. Poverty. Homelessness. Terrorism. Disease. Racism. Violence. When faced with the horrors that fill the news every day, it can be frustrating and overwhelming — the classic, “what can one person do to make a difference?” But I do believe that even if you aren’t working for…

What Wearing Dresses for a Month Taught Me

Watching the news and following current events can be overwhelming. It’s easy for me to look at all of the injustices going on in our world and resign myself to just mind my own business — what difference could I make, anyway? I’m learning that you don’t need to save the world to make a difference….

Hello, #Dressember

Today marks the first full week of Dressember! I’ve chosen to be a part of this creative challenge of wearing a dress for each day in December to advocate for the inherent dignity of all women, especially those who have been exploited for their femininity. Dressember exists to inspire and empower a global community of like-minded…