making my home coming dress

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It’s homecoming season. This was my first homecoming, I actually went to two of them, but I ended up making my dress. It was a challenge but I’m very happy with the outcome. I also ended up saving A LOT of money which is always a benefit. I wanted to share this process to show an overlook at the making of a homecoming dress, and if anyone has questions – feel free to leave a comment or fill out the contact form!

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what’s going on with fast fashion pt 2

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Okay, if you’ve read part 1 you’ve seen this, but here’s the small spiel: We all say we want to help the environment, but that means more than just buying a trendy reusable straw. One of the biggest contributing factors some of the worlds most prominent problems has to do with fashion. As much as it pains me to say, the fashion world is flawed. Fast fashion, worker rights, non-inclusivity, racial discrimination, and so much more. While I will definitely expand on those topics in future posts, today I’m talking about fast fashion. In this 3 post series, I’m going to explore what it is, why it’s important, what you can do, and how you can do it. Get ready for part 2, where I’m going to talk about workers rights and fast fashion’s environmental impact! If you haven’t read part 1, it will make a lot more sense so CLICK HERE!

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2019 spring break look book!

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Hello Everyone! Since the weather was kind of off, not all of these pictures were from the day I wore them. Some of the outfits were featured in other blog posts, so I reused those pictures for this post. Not all of these outfits are very “springy” because the weather in Virginia is all over the place. I also jumped around during the week to my favorite looks. Let me know in the comments, your favorite look from your spring break. Enjoy!

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i made an artsy sweatshirt

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Hello Everyone! During spring break, I finished all of my homework and studying early. This led me to sew something. I wanted to do something really creative and artistic and overall new. While I was working on everything, I took pictures along the way. It’s a matching set of a sweatshirt and shorts. The shorts have a little twist to them, which was my way of making it extra “artsy”.

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5 Ways to Style a T-Shirt

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Hello Everyone! I’m so excited about this post! I recently realized how the t-shirts I have. My collection is mainly made up of tourist/gift shop shirts and cute t-shirts. There are also even more categories past those two subcategories, such as cropped, oversized, etc. Instead of styling 1 shirt 5 ways, I wanted to style 5 different t-shirts for a few different styles. Altogether, I was really in the mood for a fashion-styling post. That’s also where the roots of this blog are from, fashion + stuff *woah, i am such a fashionista*. Enjoy!

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Inspirational Quotes to get you ready for International Women’s Day!

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Hello Everyone! Happy International Women’s Day! I always like writing a post to celebrate Women’s Day. I’m a proud intersectional feminist, and I’ve created some posts like this in the past. Click Here, Here, or Here to see some of those blog posts. This post is going to be highlighting some of my favorite quotes, that have to do with equality, feminism, and overall motivation. If you have any quotes that you think would go well in this list, feel free to comment them down below! Enjoy!

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my life in aesthetics

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Hello Everyone! I’ve done a few posts like this in the past, and I really enjoy writing them. I love making these aesthetic collages the idea of doing a “my life in aesthetics” seemed like a lot of fun. As I describe the meanings of these aesthetics, I’m going to give some tips on how to make these collages. If you want to see where I got all these pictures, follow me on Pinterest, and click here to see the board I made with all of these photos. Enjoy!

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How to Have a Successful​ Photo Shoot!

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Hello Everyone! Today’s blog post is all about how to have a successful photo shoot. I’ve always been really curious about modeling and Instagram photoshoots. And I’m definitely not an expert, but I wanted to share some of my wisdom. There are going to be some tips, so hacks, and a couple of interesting stories from some of my shoots. Enjoy! When you are done reading this post, comment down below any tips you have or any questions you might have.

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behind the scenes of instagram!

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Hello Everyone! In August, I wrote this post. That post was about everything that goes on behind the camera and Instagram. I showed what my pictures really looked like without editing magic, and the strategic cropping. This post is going to be more about the process of taking pictures, the toll Instagram takes on me, and the editing process. There’s a lot that goes into 1 insta picture and that process doesn’t get shown. Enjoy!

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5 Ways to Style a Bomber Jacket!

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Hello Everyone! Despite January and December being really busy, I really wanted to do a fun fashion post. One of the gifts I received was this jacket. I have been looking for a nice and stylish coat for the winter/ chilly spring, and I love it. It’s a plain bomber jacket, that I got from Target. The fur collar is removable, AND underneath is a flat lay collar. I did a blog post a long time ago, it was a DIY Sweater to Bomber jacket. Click Here to see that post, and there is a bonus outfit styling similar to one of these. These are 5 outfits and ways to style this jacket, and they are all perfect for the chilly weather. Enjoy!

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A year in the life! how I’ve grown + what I’ve learned.

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Hello Everyone! This is going to be a really chatty and reminiscent post. 2018 was such a long and important year. I can’t speak for everyone, but I feel like this year I grew a lot more in comparison to past years. This post is all about growth. I wanted to focus this post on my personal growth and the growth of this blog, but there will be some stuff on school + other things. Not everything was great this year, but I’m grateful for all the good things that happened. When you are done reading this post, comment a way you’ve grown this year or something you learned. Enjoy!

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The Best Trends of 2018! ft. Ashlyn

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Hello Everyone! I hope everyone had a wonderful Holiday break and or Christmas! Ashlyn and I are doing a collab! We are both going over 2018’s trends. Click here to check out her post! Her blog is so amazing and cute, and I had so much fun collabing with her. 2018 was such a long year with a lot of different trends and fads along the way. Enjoy!

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7 Cute Gift Wrapping Ideas!

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Hello Everyone! Christmas is coming up really soon, and it’s never too late to get gifts or wrap gifts. I love wrapping presents, but I also like getting artsy with them. Plainly wrapping presents has never been my thing, and this year I may have gone a little overboard with the doodling and designs. These are 7 really fun and simple wrapping ideas with tips and a bonus doodle list at the end. I included small tips along the way to help with any small things while you wrap. I’m super proud of this post, so I hope you ENJOY!

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A 2018 Gift Guide! w/ imperfectly susy

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Hello Everyone! Make sure to check out Susy’s post when you are done reading this post, she did a really fun Holiday Wish List. For this post, I found a bunch of really fun and cute gift ideas for your friends and family. Some of these are gifts I’ve received and some are just items that seemed appealing. After writing this post, I realized that these are all pretty affordable and easily accessible. I loved collabing with Susy for this first, holiday collab of the season. Enjoy!

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The Perfect Outfit for the Winter

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Hello Everyone! This post is a look at THE perfect outfit for winter. It’s also my go-to outfit and one of my favorite looks. It’s getting cold in Virginia and it’s starting to look more and more like Winter. Sweaters. Scarves. Snow. There is a detailed description of the outfit, some tips for accessorizing, and a lot more. Enjoy!

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7 Holiday Moods and Aesthetics!

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Hello Everyone! Today’s post is a big collection of Aesthetics. Click here to see my aesthetic tag. An Aesthetic is a collage of inspirational pictures that showcase a theme or mood. I call them Aesthetics, but they are also individual mood boards for the various moods of Christmas and the Holiday Season. Everyone has their own Holiday theme and color palette, red and green or grey and white. Enjoy!

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A week in the life! Travel, Disney, Coffee and More!

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Hello Everyone! This was a very eventful week for my family and me. I was on vacation, visiting my aunt in L.A. A lot went on, so I divided this post up into daily segments with collages of pictures for each day. Some of the highlights of the trip include going to Disney, baking a lot, and trying different coffees. It was a really fun week and I’m glad I got to take a break from everything.  Enjoy!

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7 Things You Need to Know about Me!

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Hello Everyone! This blog post is the third part of my 7 Things Series, I did one on Feminism and one on Sustainable Fashion, but today I wanted to do something a little more chill and laid back. This post is all about me and some fun stuff about me. I do have an about page, but this is more of an updated and random version. There are going to be selfies, pictures of my kitty😸, and a lot of food🍫☕️. I’m becoming more comfortable with showing my face and the next step is showing who I am. When you are done reading this, comment something that we NEED to know about you! Enjoy!

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7 Things You NEED to know about Eco-Friendly​ Fashion!

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Hello Everyone! In my last post from this series, I talked about Feminism and everything you need to know about it. I really loved writing about something important and also relevant to this blog and the world. In today’s post, I wanted to talk about Eco-Friendly Fashion. What it is, what brands are active with it, and a lot of more information that can help you live a more environmentally friendly life more easily. As I was writing this, I realized how uneducated I was on this topic, so I did a lot of research, for this post but mainly for myself. If you wanted to read more on this topic, at the very bottom of this post, there is a work cited section. After you read it, let me know your thoughts in the comments. Enjoy!

 

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My November BUJO Spread! Holidays, Doodles, Calligraphy and More!

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Hello Everyone! Through all the school, stress, and fatigue, I still managed to finish this month’s bullet journal. I would probably fall apart without my bujo, but that doesn’t take away from the fact that I don’t have the time. This month’s spread is more minimalistic and still cute. I started out with the theme of fall food, but I ran out of ideas and changed it to fall in general. There was also some time to practice my calligraphy and my doodling skills. This might give you some inspiration for your bujo spread or maybe you want to start a bujo. Click on the month to see that spread,  August|September| October |.  Enjoy!

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