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Sometimes you find yourself fitting in both 'regular' and 'plus' sized clothing, and that can make shopping an absolute nightmare. You go into a store with a hopeful attitude and you come out feeling less than. 

I believe there is absolutely no reason to choose not to wear something that you want to wear based on what the 'rules' are. Confidence is key and you can wear whatever the heck makes you feel good. That being said, here are some tips that work for me! 

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End of January & Second-Shot Resolutions


Chances are, your New Year’s resolutions have already fallen through. We’ll let you have a moment of defeat. But no longer. Because, it's time to give your resolutions a second shot. 

Here’s a few takeaways we want to share to help you get re-inspired, re-motivation, and back on top of whatever it is you want to take on this year!

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Hey! You looked great in 2017

Last year was a big year for Nettle’s Tale. We opened the Nettle’s Tale flagship shop in Gastown (how was that only this year?!).

But aside from all of that, it’s you guys who stole the show in 2017. Thanks for being friends, followers, and for looking so g-dang good all year. We’re just lucky to come along for a bit of the ride. So before you take on 2018, take a sneak peek at last year.

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Nettle’s Tale Gift Guide


December hath arrived. This means twinkly lights in our shop window, Mariah Carey cranked to 11, and a list of people who still need gifts after the first round of shopping, where we only buy things for ourselves.

So, throw some labels on your loved ones and take a look at the lists below.

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Giving Tuesday & the 10% Club

10% CLUB

Giving Tuesday is about supporting nonprofits with the same enthusiasm that we use to scoop up early Christmas presents and discount deals on Black Friday (or speed-click sale pages on Cyber Monday!). 

For this year’s Giving Tuesday, we wanted to talk about the suit—and its charity—that started it all. Julia, the Julia suit, and the accessible water organization ACTS.

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real talk

Saying I do to My Body

This past October, I got married. I did it up pretty big, too. A big, white, cupcake dress, two hundred guests from near and far. Nine months of preparations, crafting, and DIY-ing whipped by in a pleasure-filled blur of prosecco, friends faces, and silk organza. And now Im a Mrs, living with a Mr. in a new apartment.

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