Tag: Blogger Life

The Best and Worst Parts of Fashion Blogging

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Yesterday marked the four-year anniversary of when I created Graceful Rags. Four years?! Wow, time flies! I started my blog during the summer between my sophomore and junior years of high school, and a few notable things changed as a result: I became a chronic procrastinator with schoolwork (before starting my blog, I was the type of student who studied every night and finished all my projects a week before the due date), my productivity plummeted thanks to starting my blog’s Instagram account, and I suddenly had no free time (hard to determine if this was due to the difficulty of junior year or the added work of my blog—I’m guessing a combination of both). I have poured so many sweat and tears into Graceful Rags—literally—as well as countless hours, so I’m excited to celebrate four years of content creation today. Continue reading “The Best and Worst Parts of Fashion Blogging”

When Fashion Blogging Turns Dangerous

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Okay okay, you’re right, using the word ‘dangerous’ to describe fashion blogging is probably an exaggeration. But life would be a little boring without at least some exaggeration, don’t you think? As my dad always says, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” And today’s ‘story’ is showing you that fashion blogging isn’t always all fun and games. (Hard to believe, I know, since all you have to do is throw on a cute outfit and prance around in front of a camera—right?) Here are ­­­­seven examples of when this fun, unsuspecting hobby turns dangerous…dun dun dun. Continue reading “When Fashion Blogging Turns Dangerous”

The Unattainable Goals of a Cohesive Instagram Feed

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For the last few weeks, I’ve been trying really really hard to curate a cohesive Instagram feed. –Wait, what’s that you say? You haven’t noticed? Yah, I feared as much… In an attempt to boost my Instagram engagement, I figured I should finally give in to the hype over having a color-coded Instagram profile, where all the photos match and share the same color scheme. In theory, it sounds rather difficult. In practice, it’s extremely difficult. Continue reading “The Unattainable Goals of a Cohesive Instagram Feed”