Category: Fashion Education

How to Get Dressed in Vintage

As I’ve learned more about the industry I want to ultimately have a career in, I’ve realized how much waste clothes are in relation to the earth’s sustainability. The clothing industry is the second most harmful pollution to our planet, first being oil. I’m not saying we can’t buy any new clothes ever again because that’s definitely not what I’m…

Milking It for All It’s Worth in the New Year

When I look back on the year I’ve had it’s all kind of a blur. I had some achievements that I am very proud of, but there were also really hard times I faced. This year I turned 20 and it was my first birthday where I actually couldn’t believe my age. I felt like I was a 15-year-old on…

Fashion FAQ: Why are Magazine Photos so Strange?

The other day I was sitting at the dinner table while my mom was reading through this month’s issue of Glamour magazine. She stopped at a photo shoot spread with Jaden Smith and model/actor, Jasmine Sanders wearing extremely over-sized clothing with loud, mix-matched prints. She stared at it and said “interesting…” with a sarcastic tone. I snapped back and asked…

A Working Girl’s Guide to Conquering Business Casual

I would say business casual is an oxymoron. You have the word business which implies professionalism, being proper, and conservative. Then, there’s the word, casual meaning laid back, chill, and requiring little effort. Now how am I supposed to combine these two opposites into an outfit, you ask. Good question. You can’t be cautious and dress more business-formal because it…

6 Summer Trends that will Improve your Style Game

Oh trends, some people love the word, some people stay away from it. You hear the word trendy and classic meaning two different things and describing two different types of people. I would like to consider myself a classic dresser, steering away from a lot of the fast moving micro trends (I’ll get to that word in a minute), but…

Whose Your Muse?- 5 People to Get You Inspired

Muse– this word has been buzzing around since the 1900’s and probably past then. It simply means someone who inspires a creative. In this millennial era, aren’t we all considered creatives though? So, does this mean we all need a muse? I think it’s hard to pick one person who inspires you and opens your creativity. I think we all…

An Easy Way to Look Pretty Without The Pain

Do you want to look pretty without the pain? I hope you answered yes to this question or this post will be really awkward for you. Over a couple of weeks I have been noticing comments people have made about what they are wearing such as “I like to be comfortable, so I just wear jeans and a t-shirt” or “I am…

Minimalism: Is less really more?

What do you call only using three colors max, wearing no prints, and one understated necklace? The answer is Minimalism. This new wave of “less is best” has brought a splash of simple bloggers and simple clothes with it. Now you may have no idea what I’m talking about, so let me back track. The emergence of the word, minimalism…

7 of the best books to put in your apartment coffee table AND styling inspiration

“A bookshelf is as particular to its owner as are his or her clothes; a personality is stamped on a library just as a shoe is shaped by the foot.” ― Alan Bennett Although I am still living in a dorm (I know the college life is hard-knock), I often fantasize how I would decorate my potentially luxurious apartment. You…

Denim: Friend or Foe? The end all, Tell all of this Fabric

Denim is one of my favorite fabrics of all time. But really did you click on this post to read about me? Hopefully not, but if so click here. Denim can be either the root of all evil or the best article of clothing God put on this earth depending on your perspective. Oh the many complications of denim. That…