Emma Watson’s Met Gala Dress will inspire you.

Here is another reason to love Emma Watson. You should follow her on Instagram.

For the last few decades, if someone asked you, “Did you make your dress?” — it was not exactly a compliment. If your dress looked “homemade” then it was construed as not chic. It feels like the pendulum is swinging and we are in a time when wearing your sustainability on your sleeve is respected and admired.

This Friday, I feel lucky to be able to attend  TEDx PiscataquaRiver at 3S Artspace. I am most excited to see Maxine Bédat, the co-founder and CEO of Zady. Zady is a clothing and consumer goods e-commerce company that emphasizes ethical consumerism. Thinking about all this prompted me to scroll through the Zady Instagram page. I was struck by this quote below.

tailors

Wouldn’t it be great if Portsmouth became the capital of sustainable style? Let’s start by supporting our local tailors.

THAT WOULD BE GREAT

 

Maine Airbnb Roundup

Unique charm on a small private farm

As a mom, I spend a lot of time planning summer activities for my family, specifically my two boys. If I could choose a vacation for myself it would be very different. Here is a roundup of Airbnb rentals in Maine that I would go to on my own, or with just with one other person, like my husband or a girlfriend.

⇓ Handbuilt cabin overlooking pond ⇓

⇓ Exquisitely Modern Country Cottage ⇓

Rustic, cozy vintage Maine trailer

Waterfront bunkhouse at Long Point 

Frye Mountain Camp ⇓

The Sunhouse ⇓
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Sun-filled old farmhouse meets loft 

Check out the stairway wall in this house.

Which is your favorite? I think I’d go with the handbuilt cabin overlooking the pond or the Sunhouse. Those hammocks are calling me.

xo jam