Category: Collared Blouses

Wear Denim, Support Survivors: Denim Day 2019

support survivors of sexual assault by wearing denim

It’s not very often that I use my blog to talk about deep, important stuff like social issues and advocacy. That’s because when I started Graceful Rags back in 2016, I did it to scratch my itch for creativity, and more importantly, I wanted to design something fun and lighthearted through the lens of fashion—a place for stylish young gals to come and poke fun at the latest trends, find outfit inspiration, and maybe even laugh every now and again. But with that said, there is always more to be said when it comes to raising awareness for major issues in today’s society, like sexual assault. Yes, it’s hard to talk about. No, it’s not glamorous or fun. But yes, it needs to be discussed. And when social awareness and fashion collide? Well, you know I had to partake. Continue reading “Wear Denim, Support Survivors: Denim Day 2019”

A Fashionable Christmas Transformation

Christmas outfit green midi skirt

Happy Christmas Eve to all of you who are celebrating! I can’t believe tomorrow is already the big day, but I wanted to share one final festive red and green outfit for any last-minute Christmas soiree you may be attending (but no worries if you need some excuses to dress up). While this outfit sings of elegance and old-fashioned style, the poofy tulle lining of the skirt holds a dirty little secret… It’s actually an old Christmas dress! Continue reading “A Fashionable Christmas Transformation”

Trend Tester Series: Shoe Clips

pom pom shoe clips

I’m coming at ya today with the second installment of my Trend Tester miniseries. In this series, I’m selecting a few trendy items currently making an appearance in the fashion scene and testing them out to see if they “pass” or “fail” for an everyday fashionista. The first item I reviewed was the circle bag, and you can read about it here in case you missed it. Today, I’m sticking with the accessories but migrating from the shoulder and hip area to the feet, where we find our next trend in its natural habitat: the shoe clip. Continue reading “Trend Tester Series: Shoe Clips”