Category: Preppy

Pastels, Petals, and Pattern Mixing

pastel blue, pattern mixing, white shoes, botanic gardens

Nothing says springtime quite like rocking subtle shades of pastels—I’m thinking eggshell blue, baby pink, lavender, and muted sunshine-yellow. The only problem? I’ve learned over the years (and especially through all my blog photos) that I just don’t look very good in pastels. My skin tone lives for the “go bold or go home” mentality when it comes to what colors to wear. That’s why when the stylish ladies of the Magnificent Eight group asked me to participate in a special “pastel pattern mixing” post, I struggled a bit to put together a fashionable outfit! Continue reading “Pastels, Petals, and Pattern Mixing”

My New Favorite Lipstick

Christmas tree farm plaid scarf

If you had asked me a year ago about rocking a bold red lipstick, I’d probably give you an incredulous “no.” But after following various fashion bloggers for years, I’ve grown to love the look of a vibrant cherry-colored lip as the perfect cherry-on-top of a stylish outfit (see what I did there?). I finally went hunting for *the* shade during the Christmas season and here’s what I found… Continue reading “My New Favorite Lipstick”

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”