Is Your Closet a Reflection of Who You Are or Who You Want to Be?

Posted On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
Filed Under: Style Guide, Try It Wear It Love It

Woo hoo!!! The Try It, Wear It, Love It challenge has officially come to an end. The 31-day style challenge was all about helping people {self included!} try new things, have fun with their style and even learn something new about the process of getting dressed every day.

I’ll have a full recap to bring #TryWearLove to a close, but as of now, I wanted to touch on something that I see all to often. And something that I’ve even done in the past.

Is your closet a reflection of who you are or who you want to be? Or who you think you are?

Looking Fly on a Dime: Lulu's leather jacket

The Real Deal About Cheap Shoes {Do They Last?}

Posted On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide

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It’s no secret I love a good deal. And if you’re reading this blog, you probably do too. Though I’m cool with a $1 thrift store shirt, shoes can be a different story. Your footwear carries the weight of your body and can seriously affect your feet if they’re poorly constructed {i.e. cheap!}.

But before you write off cheap shoes, here are some observations: the good and the bad I’ve observed over the past few months wearing three pairs of cheap shoes.

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Fashion Hack: Convert Your Bodycon Dress Into the Perfect Fitted Shirt

Posted On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
Filed Under: Style Guide

Fashion Hack: Convert Your Bodycon Dress Into the Perfect Fitted Shirt

Last night I whipped out a head to toe thrifted look for a Fourth of July rooftop party and I also utilized one of my go-to styling hacks.

I converted a bodycon dress into a top! I’ve been doing this for years and if you’re looking for the perfect fitted shirt, here’s how you can do it, too!

Here’s What You’re Not Doing in a Fitting Room {that You Should!} to Ensure Proper Fit

Posted On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide

Fitting Room Tips: Here's What You Should Be Doing to Ensure the Best Fit Fitting rooms are a necessary evil. The act of trying on clothes can feel so tedious, but I hate to break it to you, it’s absolutely necessary. No seriously, you need to try your clothes on before purchasing {unless you’re shopping online, of course}.

But more importantly, there are certain things you should do while in the fitting room to ensure you’re purchasing the best fit. These tips will not only help you get a better fit, but also cut down having to make returns.

Thrifty Threads: The Awesome $10 Vintage Dress That’s More Than Meets the Eye

Posted On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
Filed Under: Thrift Stores, Thrifty Threads 365

 Thrifty Threads: The Awesome $10 Vintage Dress That's More Than Meets the Eye
I’m all for trying “tricky trends” or unique garments, but this vintage dress I recently purchased was the trickiest of them all. But wait, it’s not even a dress!

I thrifted this “dress” last month and immediately feel in love…after I figured out how to wear it.