Farm Belle

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Recently, I spent some time doing work on my grandpa’s farm—riding an awesome lawn mowing machine, shoveling up thistles, etc. So it was only natural that I came up with a farm-appropriate outfit to match the occasion. Don’t ya think? While I would characterize my style as very eclectic, including edgy, feminine, and boho outfits, the western/farm style is one look I had yet to explore. How do you think I did? Continue reading “Farm Belle”

Closet Makeover Reveal

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It’s finally here—the much-anticipated closet tour! After I posted My Best Tips for Cleaning Out Your Closet back in May, several of you requested to see the tips in action and to see my own closet, post-cleaning. I always lovvve seeing people’s closets and bedrooms because I really enjoy organizing and find it super helpful to see how others store their stuff. Or maybe I’m just a creeper who’s obsessed with clothes? Either way, I’m so excited to be fulfilling your request today, as you all know how much I love Before and After photos! I wish these photos were better quality, but unsurprisingly, my closet has (almost) no natural light. Continue reading “Closet Makeover Reveal”

The Best and Worst Parts of Fashion Blogging

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Yesterday marked the four-year anniversary of when I created Graceful Rags. Four years?! Wow, time flies! I started my blog during the summer between my sophomore and junior years of high school, and a few notable things changed as a result: I became a chronic procrastinator with schoolwork (before starting my blog, I was the type of student who studied every night and finished all my projects a week before the due date), my productivity plummeted thanks to starting my blog’s Instagram account, and I suddenly had no free time (hard to determine if this was due to the difficulty of junior year or the added work of my blog—I’m guessing a combination of both). I have poured so many sweat and tears into Graceful Rags—literally—as well as countless hours, so I’m excited to celebrate four years of content creation today. Continue reading “The Best and Worst Parts of Fashion Blogging”