July 29, 2020 4 min read 1 Comment
Living more sustainably is all about reducing the environmental impact you have on the earth. The amount of waste we produce is a big part of that impact, which is why finding ways to do more with less is so important. This brings us to our case for versatility as sustainability. As a sustainable clothing brand, we’re big advocates for versatile clothing (as you may have noticed). By investing in versatile clothing, not only will you need to buy less clothing and save space in your closet, but you’re also reducing the amount of textile waste you produce. Bonus points if those clothes are made out of eco-friendly, biodegradable fabrics!
We want to help you add some versatility into your life, both in your closet and beyond, so we put together a round up of some of our fav versatile products to help you be more with less. These versatile products are great for living a more minimalist lifestyle as well as being great for travel!
Jewels and Aces offers 4 options for curated capsule earring collections. They're made up of interchangeable earring studs and jackets to mix, match and wear multiple ways. Plus they're jewelry is handcrafted from premium recycled precious metals. Their earrings are one of our team’s fav versatile products!
This unique wrap swimsuit is made up on 3 individual pieces to achieve maximum versatility. This suit is reversible for up to 3 different suits and can also be worn as a top. The suit will definitely come in handy when traveling and trying to keep your suitcase light or travel carry-on only.
F. Miller is a minimalist skin care brand, every product is multi-tasking and multi-use, designed for versatility and seamless layering. Their face oil is no exception, with a blend of 22 active botanicals that leave skin visibly hydrated, nourished and glowing from within. The skincare industry can make us feel like we need a full 12-step skincare routine to get the results we’re looking for (though, if you enjoy doing your 12-step routine - that’s great!). So, we love seeing brands like F.Miller embracing a more minimalist routine and making skincare more simple for those who can find skincare overwhelming.
We couldn't talk about versatility without mentioning our Chrysalis Cardi - the first product ever launched by Encircled and remains one of our best-sellers today! One of our most versatile clothing pieces, The Chrysalis Cardi can be styled 8+ ways. From a cosy cocoon cardi to a chic Grecian tunic, a glamorous one-shoulder gown, to a poncho, classic infinity scarf and more. The style that does it all, this will be the most versatile piece in your wardrobe. Not to mention, the Chrysalis Cardi is a great piece of versatile travel clothing!
A clean beauty brand, ILIA offers a variety of multi-use makeup to simplify your beauty routine. Our fav is their Multi-Stick, a creamy, on-the-go formula that can be used as both a blush and lip colour.
We love that bandanas are currently trending, they're a great way to elevate an outfit you already own. We're fans of the Anchal hand dyed bandana, wear it as a neckerchief, tie it in your hair, or tie it to your purse. Such a simple yet versatile product!
Sustainably made from eco-friendly materials, the Convertible Crossbody can be worn as a crossbody bag, clutch and a belt bag, replacing three bags with one.
Made from ultra-soft, sustainable Modal fabric, the Breakaway Wrap Dress is the versatile dress for any occasion. The dress is actually made up of two pieces - a wrap style top and wrap style skirt. The Breakaway Wrap Top is fully reversible - wear it as a scoop neck or wrap style top! The pieces look great styled apart or worn together to create a faux wrap dress - the faux wrap style means you don’t have to worry about your dress coming open when you least expect it! This style also makes for a great travel dress, wear the pieces separately during the day for a more casual look, then together for a sophisticated evening look.
Made in Vancouver, Canada from recycled silver, these earrings are the perfect day to night jewelry. Wear them as a classic small hoop during the day, then attach the freshwater pearls for an elegant evening look.
For more Encircled versatile clothing options, checkout our Multiway Clothing Collection!
What versatile product do you think everyone should know about? Let us know in the comments!
June 23, 2022 3 min read
Big news! We’re moving our inventory from our studio to a local warehouse, which means we’ve had to make some changes to the packaging that comes with your Encircled orders. Read on to learn about what your upcoming Encircled orders will look like and the sustainability behind our new packaging!
May 24, 2022 3 min read 1 Comment
Does the thought of wearing bike shorts conjure up instant fear? Or does it remind you of a time past that you don’t want to revisit?
Us too.You’re not alone in struggling to style women’s biker shorts for who you are today. If you’re over 30 years of age, you’ll likely recall a time when women’s bike shorts were *it*. Here are 6 ways to style biker shorts for your wardrobe today.
April 20, 2022 4 min read
Are you Familiar with Fashion Revolution Week?
It’s the week that brings together the world’s largest fashion activism movement for seven days of action surrounding the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse. In this post we'll give you 8 Tips on how to be a part of The Fashion Revolution.
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