On Trend: Wear a T-Shirt under a Camisole

Hey there, girlies! Today I am featuring a trend I noticed among bloggers where you wear a white t-shirt underneath of a camisole. So, can I get an ‘oh-yeah!’ for this modest trend?! I like this look with the boyfriend jeans – (minus the lace on the cami) [source: theclosetheroes] [polienne.com] This look is super cute with the silk scarf! [source: lacooletchic] Now, when shopping on thredUP for the right camisole, I avoided anything lacey. I didn’t want to give the impression that I was wearing lingerie on the outside of my clothes. What do you think of this trend? […]

Continue Reading

My Favorite Brands of Denim

Hello there, friends! Today I thought I’d talk about the brands of blue jeans I have come to love and that work best for me and my own personal modesty standards! *Disclaimer* I know that not everyone’s standards of modesty are the same, and I also realize that some choose not to wear jeans or pants at all for modesty reasons. Please note that I respect that very much. When it comes to the cut of jeans I usually stay within the realm of these three: Bootcut Boyfriend Skinny Concerning Bootcut and Boyfriend, it really wasn’t too hard to find […]

Continue Reading

5 Fresh Ways to Wear Black

Hello friends :) I was going to post something a little more “springy” today but seeing as I woke up to 3 inches of snow on Friday-I decided against it ;) So, here are five ways to wear Rocky Balboa’s favorite color (and possibly mine) hehe Dressed Down- With a nice pair of dress jeans and booties. Black accessories are always a good idea. A nice black tote will get you through every season! With Red – You just can’t go wrong with a pop of red. :-) With Brown & Gray – I know it’s scary to try new […]

Continue Reading

Classy Color Combos: Grey and Navy

Hi friends! Today I want to talk about a color combo I’ve been crazy about lately! Navy Blue and Grey! I just think these two colors are so classy together. I recently found this BEAUTIFUL navy blue J.Crew A-line skirt at a local consignment shop and I decided to pair it with my Ann Taylor cashmere sleeveless turtle neck and LOFT Jean Jacket (both from thredUP). I promise I’m not trying to brag throwing out all these brand names- I just love being able to put together designer outfits for less by shopping secondhand- and if you’ve been reading my […]

Continue Reading

How Poshmark Helped Me Purge

Hi Friends! Today I want to talk to you about the new thrifting extravaganza I’ve been on over the last couple of weeks! Have you heard of Poshmark? Well, I was over reading Downtown Demure’s blog a couple of weeks ago and she mentioned how she was going to try and do more second hand shopping in 2017. She mentioned that Poshmark would help her with that and so I decided to check it out. I already had an account from almost a year before but I never used it and I honestly don’t know what made me sign up […]

Continue Reading

3 Valentine’s Day Inspired Looks & 3 “Anti” Valentine’s Day Looks

Hi there, Valentine! ;-) Today is February 1st! And for some of you that might be super excitinggggg and for some, not so much. And that is OK. Last week on Instagram I shared that I would be blogging 3 Valentine’s Day inspired outfits, and 3 “Anti” – Valentine’s Day inspired outfits. Hehe. Now I promise I didn’t dress up like Joan Jett. The “anti’s” are very wearable and still cute. A lot of black is involved, but if you’ve been reading my blog for any period of time you know I love black. lol So it’s all good! I […]

Continue Reading

Product Review: Nickel & Suede Hand Made Leather Earrings

Hello lovelies! Today I am so excited to share with you a product that truly exemplifies the American Dream. A business that boomed from an idea in a craft room and has grown rapidly. Nickel and Suede is a family owned business out of Missouri that specializes in hand-made genuine leather earrings. The earrings come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and colors but they are most well known for their classic tear drop earrings that are so light weight you will forget you are wearing these bad boys! Nickel and Suede also makes leather wrist cuffs and chokers you […]

Continue Reading

3 Pinterest Looks Recreated in Unexpected Ways

Hello gals! So, if you haven’t jumped on the Pinterest train yet… well, that’s just weird. But if you, like so many girls including myself, look to Pinterest for a bit of outfit inspo and find yourself overwhelmed… fear not! I think when looking at Pinterest for outfit planning you really have to keep a wide perspective. If you get too carried away you’ll want to buy the exact piece of every outfit you like. And we all know that is jusy not practical. *BUT* it is possible to recreate outfits with the basics you already have in your closet! […]

Continue Reading

How To: Create an Epic Barrette

Hi friends! Today I have a fun DIY for your hair! Barrettes are making a SERIOUS comeback and I’m definitely pumped about it! I got this idea from Pinterest, here, and decided to have a go at it. Sometimes you see DIY projects and you’re like… yeah that’s cool but I don’t think I would actually wear that in public. But when I saw this- I was like, um YES PLEASE! What you’ll need: -Glue gun –Stone beads -Hair barrette (I got mine at Pat Catan’s) Ok, brace yourselves. Because this is super complex and hard to understand. Step 1: […]

Continue Reading

Quick Tip Thursday: Rock the Color Brown without Looking Bland

Hello! Today I wanted to give you some tips on how to style the color brown. I think it can sometimes be difficult to make brown look as chic as black but there are a few tricks to making it look less dull. Add a black base. Here I used a black turtleneck to accentuate the lace that is on this poncho. Get all of the brown/tan things in your closet and put them all on at once… Haha, OK I’m mostly joking, but I think that multiple shades of brown/tan really create a nice neutral outfit. Here I styled […]

Continue Reading
1 2 3 8