Tag: Affordable Fashion

My Latest OOTDs

white lace dress, denim jacket, blush purse

Well folks, it’s that time again! I’ve rounded up my recent outfit-of-the-days from Instagram and am providing links to previous blog posts for all of the items. That way you can see multiple ways to style each piece, which will hopefully give you inspiration any time you wake up in the morning and say, “I have nothing to wear!” Also, I wear a lot more outfits than just the two I post each week on Graceful Rags (at least, usually—sometimes in the summer I never get dressed), so these OOTD posts allow me to showcase more of those looks. Enjoy! Continue reading “My Latest OOTDs”

My Obsession with Cost Per Wear and Excel Spreadsheets

cost per wear analysis, getting your money's worth, affordable fashion

The secret is finally out…I have just *a bit* of an obsessive personality. So much so, in fact, that I keep meticulous records of all my clothing items and constantly evaluate a cost per wear analysis for each piece, saving it in a massive Excel spreadsheet. For me, I think of it as “My Clothing Log”, but my close friends refer to it as simply “The Spreadsheet” (and yes, you have to say it in a dramatic voice). I’ve been maintaining my Excel spreadsheet for close to four years now, and in that time I have logged every piece of clothing or accessory I’ve bought/received, how much the item cost, where it was from, and at least three ways to style it in an outfit. Yes, I admit I have a bit of an addiction… Continue reading “My Obsession with Cost Per Wear and Excel Spreadsheets”

The Best Stores to Shop for Affordable Clothing

red peasant sleeve top with black pants

Y’all, I love clothes…if you haven’t noticed. But naturally, I don’t love hefty price tags, especially on a college budget. While I am a firm believer that you can shop anywhere if you’re sale savvy, today I wanted to round up some of my favorite stores to score goodies on a regular basis. Continue reading “The Best Stores to Shop for Affordable Clothing”