Category: Casual

Back to School Series: My #1 Tip for Remembering Names

tips to remember names, back to school, complementary colors, Spain

Can you believe that a lot of schools are already starting either today or sometime this week?! Where did the summer go??? Luckily for me, I don’t start classes again until September 9…but whew, it sure is weird to see all my friends returning to their campuses all over the country. In order to get into the school spirit and fall mode, I decided to revive my Back to School Series this year and create some fun college-themed posts, including what it’s like to do laundry in college and a tour of my new dorm room (coming soon!). On every Monday from now until September 16, be on the look out for a new B2S Series post! Continue reading “Back to School Series: My #1 Tip for Remembering Names”

Farewell, Charming Charlie

rose petals, black dress, green necklace, striped sunglasses

As some of you may have heard already, the accessory chain Charming Charlie is the next store to fall prey to the so-called “retailer apocalypse” – the company has declared bankruptcy. Online sales have already stopped, and all stores will be closed by August 31 (though many have already been liquidated). I was super bummed to hear this news! Charming Charlie was one of my favorite affordable accessories retailer, and who doesn’t love walking into a store that’s completely color-coded?! If you haven’t already, be sure to scrounge around your wallet and drawers to see if you have an old CC gift card anywhere. If there’s a store in your area, now is your last chance to spend that money! Continue reading “Farewell, Charming Charlie”

Fashion in España

Fashion in España

As some of you may know from my blog post about bucket lists, I’ve been living a dream of mine for the past month walking El Camino de Santiago throughout Spain with my older brother. Now, the rest of my family has joined me for a little road-tripping around the country, and thankfully my mom brought me some stylish clothes to wear (I’ve never been so excited to put on clean clothes in my life). Whenever I travel, one of the first things I notice is the fashion – I mean duh, how could I not?! After spending more than 35 days in Spain (oof – I forget what real bacon tastes like), I think I’ve gathered enough data points to make some declarations about the styles and trends popular in the country… And let me tell you, the fashion does not disappoint! Continue reading “Fashion in España”