Tag: Blogger Life

When Fashion Blogging Turns Dangerous

plaid skirt, cableknit sweater, winter outfit, knee socks

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

Instagram feed,

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”

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”