Tag: Beanies

Weekly Recap #2, 2021

maroon-beanie-francesca's-frog-mug-black-vest

What a busy week! Everything has been go-go-go the last few days as I’ve been scrambling around the house and town, trying to prepare for my departure back to school. Between last minute photoshoots, packing all my stuff, and traveling, I completely forgot to photograph most of my outfits (*facepalms*). But I managed to scrounge up a few photos for this post nonetheless, so here’s my usual weekly recap. Continue reading “Weekly Recap #2, 2021”

How Fashion Changes in College

burgundy pleather jacket, Francesca's jeans, leopard rain booties

When I started college in the fall, I had every intention of maintaining my rather fancy everyday style. My high school’s dress code was a loose “business casual,” and as a result, I became accustomed to dressing nice each day (and actually really enjoyed it—gasp!). I’ve now made it into my second semester of college and have yet to attend classes in my sweatpants…so I guess I’m still doing okay with my goal. What I didn’t expect were some unintended consequences of life on a college campus that have affected how I choose to get dressed each morning. Sure, there’s the stereotype of students looking like slobs and never changing out of their sweats or leggings. But below I outline some rather unexpected, never-mentioned changes that have me itching to revamp my closet. If only the “poor college student” were just a stereotype too… Continue reading “How Fashion Changes in College”

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”