borrowed is the new black

Long sleeve dude beaded Missguided long sleeve dress. Dress rental service based in Vancouver BC
I’m in my late twenties and the pressure to settle down and start purchasing things is at all-time high – a house, a car, nicer furniture (bye bye, IKEA!), and quality clothing. This isn’t always feasible since living in Vancouver gets quite expensive, but luckily we live we’re living in an increasingly shared economy where you don’t have to own a home, which is why we rent. You don’t need to own a car – there’s Car2Go and Evo. And you don’t even need to own your own clothing – there’s a rental service for that!

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j’arrête

I quit my job a couple of weeks ago, and man does it ever feel good to be taking a break. I craved more balance and flexibility in my life, and after some long conversations with my boyfriend, friends, and family I decided to take the plunge and hand in my notice in the beginning of January. It’s the first time I’ve quit a job without having something else lined up so it was terrifying, to say the least. To give up a steady income (with amazing benefits!) with a stable job (with a pension!) in a place that is constantly named one of the most expensive cities to live in isn’t an ideal situation, but with careful budgeting and (fingers crossed) a few potential projects on the go, I just had to do it.

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