Why I Will Never Want a Career in Fashion

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One of the most-asked questions I receive from family members and strangers is if I would ever want to pursue something fashion-related as my full-time job. In fact, when I was a senior in high school, people would often ask me, or even assume, that I would want to study fashion in college. Obviously, I took a very different route by studying criminology and geography. I started college wide-eyed and undeclared, but I always knew fashion was on the list of things I did not want to study. When people asked me again during my Graceful Rags tabling event last week whether or not I wanted a career in fashion (or if I would ever blog full-time, if the opportunity presented itself), I was not surprised to find that my answer was still a quick and unequivocal “no”. Continue reading “Why I Will Never Want a Career in Fashion”

How to Wear a Colorful Moto Jacket

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For today’s blog post, I wanted to recycle some of my favorite fall outfits and showcase nine different ways to wear this maroon pleather jacket. When I first bought this BB Dakota jacket on sale for $25, I wasn’t sure how versatile the color would be—turns out, the answer was very versatile. I wear this jacket all the time, and it pairs with everything from sweaters in the winter to dresses for going out. If you’ve been hesitant about purchasing a fun-colored jacket because you’re worried you won’t get enough use out of it, this is your sign to branch away from neutrals for once… A colored statement piece can make just as much of a staple as a classic beige or black jacket! Continue reading “How to Wear a Colorful Moto Jacket”

Weekly Recap #41, 2021

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What a week! I kept busy the past several days by attending a handful of homecoming events, representing Graceful Rags in the school’s first Entrepreneurship Week (more on that exciting opportunity below!), and getting in the mood for spooky season by checking out a haunted house. I wish time would just slow the heck down because I can’t believe next week already marks halfway through the quarter! I love this time of year and have been trying to soak up the changing leaves and crisp autumn air as much as possible—Colorado sure makes that easy. Continue reading “Weekly Recap #41, 2021”