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Browsing my OOTDs

teal striped dress, Old Navy, pink belt, white shoes

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that I share videos on my Instagram Stories about my outfit-of-the-days (I started doing this back in September). Most recently, I’ve decided to also photograph my outfits each day and then tag the companies/brands of the clothing I’m wearing in order to save these photos to my Instagram Highlights in the profile section. While I always wear the outfits I post here on the blog in real life (I don’t just photograph them for posts—I actually rock them in the wild), I do wear more than just the two looks I share on gracefulrags.com each week. Shocker, I know. By posting these outfit-of-the-day videos and photos, I now get to share even more outfits with you and, hopefully, provide more inspiration for you each time you wake up and “have nothing to wear.” Continue reading “Browsing my OOTDs”

Trend Tester Series: Tuxedo Stripe Jeans

trendy denim stripe jeans

I’m back at it today with my first day back at college as well as the third and final installment of my Trend Tester Series. If you’ve missed it, I’ve been using this series as an excuse to pick a popular trend and test it out for y’all so you don’t have to. Then after styling the item a few times, I “grade” it based on affordability, style, utility, and lasting impression. Today’s topic is tuxedo stripe jeans (for lack of a better name). You know, that kind of denim with the single stripe down the side? Yah, that one. Continue reading “Trend Tester Series: Tuxedo Stripe Jeans”

3 New Approaches to Resolutions and The New Year

alternatives to new year's resolutions

Welcome to 2k19, baby! As you’ve probably noticed, resolutions seem to be the hot topic on everyone’s mind, both on the web and in the flesh. No surprise there—the start of January often reverberates this “buzz” around new promises to ourselves, and gyms everywhere go from tumbleweed-rolling-across-the-hall empty to every parking spot taken overnight. I, like many, usually spend this time of year reflecting on how I want to positively change myself in the coming 12 months. But unfortunately, I usually forget about all my goals and resolutions by March (if I’m lucky to make it that far) and end up feeling dissatisfied and disappointed in myself come December. Sound familiar? Continue reading “3 New Approaches to Resolutions and The New Year”