She was an old soul who wandered through life never quite fitting in with the status quo. She valued quality conversations but not just any conversation. Tell her about the book you read that made you cry. Tell her about your favorite constellation in the sky and what stories you’ve made up to go along with it. Tell her about the time you were small … Continue reading Have You Ever Met an Old Soul?
I have a love affair with black and white. It is classic, timeless, and goes well in any occasion. When I wear black it makes me feel sophisticated with a touch of mystique. I love mixing textures to add an element of surprise. In the photographed outfit I’m wearing I have on a white tweed jacket, faux leather leggings, and pearl studded moto boots! … Continue reading All Black Everything
It’s Fall Y’all! But Chicago must be drunk because it feels like winter temps outside already! Go home winter you’re drunk! I look forward to fall. I live for fall! There is nothing that gets me more excited than fall fashion! Chunky sweaters Jackets Boots Blanket Scarves Leggings I could keep going but you get the point! Right now I’m living for black and white … Continue reading Black, White, & Neutral All Over
What internal void am I trying to fill by surrounding myself with stuff that stops satisfying me after the allure wears off? What is missing from my life? I ordered a shirt I saw on an ad off of Instagram. The shirt is a blue and white striped top with a high neck and these bell sleeves that flow effortlessly when you bend your arm. … Continue reading Why Do We Shop?
Fashion starts with the foundation of the body, mind, and soul. You can not be beautiful on the outside unless you are on the inside. No one ever really talks about what it takes to exude the overall package. So many people are willing to settle for the image of the girl in the Instagram post but no one wants to think about what it … Continue reading Look Good AND Feel Good?
I love those memes everywhere where it says “When you get paid every two weeks” and the first photo is of a gourmet lobster meal and it’s captioned “Week 1” and then the next picture is a cup full of ice water captioned “Week 2”. It’s funny because it’s true. Ever since I started working and paying for things I’ve wanted my mom’s always nagging … Continue reading How to Live When You Live Paycheck to Paycheck
The trick to pulling off an inexpensive-expensive-looking-look (say that 5 times fast) is all in how you style it. I never shop fast-fashion pieces because I know just as quickly it was popular it will be just as quick to fade. Now, don’t get me wrong there are a few trends I’m willing to partake in but for the most part I like to stick … Continue reading How to Look Effortless in Winter