Keep, Trash or Cash: The 3 Step Process to Cleaning Out Your Closet

Posted On Friday, March 10th, 2017
Filed Under: Style Guide

  looking-fly-on-a-dime-closet-clean-out-how-to-clean-out-closet This week I made another appearance on Essence Live and I helped an editor clean out her closet.
The process of cleaning out your closet can feel super overwhelming, but it can be broken down into three simple steps: keep, trash, cash.
But read on for more specific tips if you feel your closet is overflowing, needs organizing or if you just want to know how to wear that piece you love but are clueless about styling it.

How Do I Wear This? – My First Styling Event of the Year

Posted On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide

The first month of 2017 is almost over and hopefully you’re sticking to your resolutions, especially those fashion resolutions?
Remember when you vowed to wear more color, stop wearing the same items over and over or decided to finally define your personal style? Yeah, all those resolutions.
Well, I’m hosting a fun event this week that can solve some of your dilemmas. This is a hands-on, personal styling event that you need to attend if you’re in the NYC-area. And it’ll be fun!

Thrifty Threads: Finding Your Effortlessly Chic Weekend Style

Posted On Friday, June 24th, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

Thrifty Threads: Finding Your Effortlessly Chic Weekend Style Sometimes I just don’t feel like getting dressed. I love clothes but there are mornings when the act of putting thought into what I’m going to wear is just too much.

That’s the importance of a fashion uniform. And in particular, finding your weekend fashion uniform.

Thrift Shopping: How It Can Help AND Hinder Your Personal Style

Posted On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrifty Threads 365

Thrift Shopping: How It Can Help AND Hinder Your Personal Style

I hate to say it, but sometimes thrift shopping isn’t a good thing. I don’t want to say it’s bad, but let’s face it, some thrift shoppers just buy any and everything. Now that’s bad! We know that just because something is “cheap” doesn’t mean it’s necessarily worth buying and those little purchases can rack up after a while.

But beyond that, thrift shopping can actually be bad for your personal style. Ok, just hear me out on this one…

How Taking a Shopping Hiatus Can Lead to a Better Wardrobe

Posted On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

Here's how taking a shopping hiatus can help you define your style and benefit your wardrobe

A few days ago I received an Instagram comment and someone asked when’s my next thrift shopping haul. Well, the thing is, I’ve kinda stopped shopping, so I don’t know when my next haul video will be.

This shopping hiatus hasn’t been intentional {it’s a combo of cleaning out my closet and moving to a new place with limited space}, but it’s been surprisingly beneficial.

Here’s why taking a shopping break can be a great thing, not just for your wallet, but your style as well.