Encouragement, Fashion, Själ (Soul)

To The Woman Who Doubts Herself

I sat next to a guy who I had a huge crush on in my high school World History class. We often had to do group work together so we would end up talking to each other. I'll never forget one day when I was wearing a light blue "tennis dress" that had short sleeves and… Continue reading To The Woman Who Doubts Herself

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How To Make “Mommy + Me” Outfits From Items You Already Own

If you like matching or coordinating with your daughter(s) sometimes, but not the prices of specialty "mommy + me" outfits, check out some of these alternatives using clothing items that you probably already own! You don't have to go out and buy all new items when trying to have a cohesive look. Here are 7… Continue reading How To Make “Mommy + Me” Outfits From Items You Already Own

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Tired of LBDs? Try a LBT | Frugal Fashion Friday #3

One of the most common pieces of fashion advice you'll hear is the one about having a Little Black Dress (LBD): It's a wardrobe staple! It's versatile! It's timeless!  All of these things are true. But what if you just don't like wearing a black dress? What if you rarely wear them? That's where a Little… Continue reading Tired of LBDs? Try a LBT | Frugal Fashion Friday #3

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One Skirt, Four Ways | Frugal Fashion Friday #2

I once had jeans in purple and red. They were fun, but pants in a single bright hue were not very versatile for me. A multicolor item like a skirt however, can actually be pretty versatile. One easy way to wear a skirt with many colors is to choose one of the colors in it… Continue reading One Skirt, Four Ways | Frugal Fashion Friday #2

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Frugal Fashion Fridays #1 | What Is It?

I love fashion magazines and runway shows, but I'm always left thinking at least three things when browsing through a photo layout or watching models show off the latest designs: 1. These clothes are way out of my price range- 2. They are beautiful, but aren't practical for my real life- 3. How do I… Continue reading Frugal Fashion Fridays #1 | What Is It?

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Your Ultimate Guide To Finally Cleaning Out Your Closet (And Loving Everything In It)

Does this seem like an impossible goal? Are you swamped with clothing but feel like you have nothing to wear? Do you wish Clinton Kelly would appear on your doorstep with a box of trash bags and a gift card for new clothes?  Are you ready to (almost) never impulse buy again? Keep reading! I… Continue reading Your Ultimate Guide To Finally Cleaning Out Your Closet (And Loving Everything In It)

Creative Projects, Fashion

A Simple 4th of July Outfit (For Under $15)

I will always love kids' clothes that match holidays- red and green at Christmas, red, white, & blue at 4th of July, etc.-- they are so adorable and look great in photos. The only problem is that many of the holiday outfits in stores are very holiday specific- a top that says "Happy 4th of July"… Continue reading A Simple 4th of July Outfit (For Under $15)

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A Beginner’s Guide To Mixing Patterns

  Have you ever looked at Instagram fashionistas and thought, "I love how they mix patterns, but I just don't know how to do that for myself"? Or saw someone on the street who rocked a patterned top and skirt, but couldn't figure out why the items looked so good together? You can mix patterns like a… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide To Mixing Patterns

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How To Spot Designer Details In Thrift Store Finds

    There's thrift store items that I've kept forever and some that got returned within a year. I return (and buy) items less often now after noticing why the items would end up getting returned. What was the difference? I started to really analyze the quality of an item by looking at specific aspects of… Continue reading How To Spot Designer Details In Thrift Store Finds

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Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost Of Cheap Fashion

  "Clothing is valuable. It should be valued. Cheap clothes not only undermine those who sew, sell, and design them, they're the pitiful result of decades of price pressure that has erased the craftsmanship and splendor of what we wear. Incessant deal hunting has also erased our collective knowledge of what clothing and style could… Continue reading Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost Of Cheap Fashion