Archive for October 27, 2017

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How to Add Colors to Your Outfits like a Pro, Even though You Have no Idea About Color Theory

easy way to use color when dressing

Looking at your wardrobe, what do you see? Does it have vivid colors or does it mostly consist of neutrals and basic muted hues? Or maybe it has one accent color that repeats throughout your wardrobe? Are you afraid of using colors? I was recently shopping for slip-ons with my mom-in-law. I was looking for a fun and colorful pair of shoes, yet something that would create many outfits with the clothes I currently own. As I was trying pair...

Fall 10×10 Challenge Recap

fall outfit -jeans graphic tee and a shirt

After I first participated in the Summer 10×10 challenge hosted by Lee from Style Bee and Caroline from Un-Fancy, I started counting the days till the next one. It was so much fun! A couple of the outfits I created were not my usual style, maybe even little out of my comfort zone. Nevertheless, I actually loved them, so they will be definitely go-to outfits. For example, here is one of them, where I wore a graphic t-shirt underneath a dress...

Go Green (But Don’t Go Crazy)

green fashion

Reducing your fashion footprint isn’t as hard is it seems. You don’t need Gwyneth Paltrow’s absurd budget, nor should you feel compelled to retire your favorite dress in favor of a potato sack (*sigh of relief*). Going green means being educated about sustainable fashion and making small shifts that reflect our personal values. You don’t have to check off every box on the sustainable shopper check list; start by checking the boxes that matter most to you! Start with these...

My Fall Wardrobe

Fall capsule wardrobe

It has been warm here in New Jersey, so I felt reluctant to pull out my Fall clothes as I wanted to stretch the summer a little bit further. However, the cooler weather is just around the corner, and I finally pushed myself to switch my wardrobe. Smooth transition from Summer to Fall I am not completely switching to a Fall wardrobe though; I prefer to transition from hot to cooler and then from cool to cold weather. With this...

Why Should You Consign Your Clothes

Why to consign and buy second hand clothes

I usually don’t post on Mondays, but today is a really great reason. October 2nd (or the first Monday of October) has gotten a new proclamation – it’s National Consignment Day! The United States throws away about 15 million tons of textiles per year. That is 80 pounds of used clothing per American. This approach has environmental and economic consequences. Waste clothes take up land space, take hundreds and hundreds of years (for synthetic fabric) to biodegrade, chemicals used in...