Category: Edgy Style

Velvet with The Thrifty Six

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When the theme ‘velvet’ was announced for this month’s Thrifty Six collaboration, I knew right away I wanted to style this blue, fish-like dress. I don’t wear velvet very often, let alone secondhand velvet. But I quickly remembered I brought this blue dress to school this quarter—with the highly unlikely hope that I would have a reason to wear it—and the velvet leopard print overlay fit the theme perfectly. Continue reading “Velvet with The Thrifty Six”

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”

Going Out Look with Jet Noire

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I’m super excited to be teaming up with Jet Noire today to share a cute going out look for back-to-school season! Jet Noire is a company based in Atlanta, Georgia, founded by up-and-coming fashion designer Mya Brown. Mya recently completed an interview with Shoutout Georgia (similar to the interview I just did for Shoutout Colorado), so you can check out her piece here to learn more about her and her business. Continue reading “Going Out Look with Jet Noire”