Tag: Charming Charlie

July 2021 Month in Review

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Just like that, another month has come and gone! I can feel my summer vacation very quickly slipping away, and I’m not happy about it… However, I am looking forward to creating some back-to-school content these next few weeks, so stay tuned every Thursday for a new college-related blog post. Are you starting to get excited for the school year? Or are you still soaking up all-things summer? My favorite part of back-to-school season is always moving in and decorating my new space, but I could do without all the homework and stress. At least I don’t go back to Denver until September, so I still have some time! Continue reading “July 2021 Month in Review”

Farewell, Charming Charlie

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As some of you may have heard already, the accessory chain Charming Charlie is the next store to fall prey to the so-called “retailer apocalypse” – the company has declared bankruptcy. Online sales have already stopped, and all stores will be closed by August 31 (though many have already been liquidated). I was super bummed to hear this news! Charming Charlie was one of my favorite affordable accessories retailer, and who doesn’t love walking into a store that’s completely color-coded?! If you haven’t already, be sure to scrounge around your wallet and drawers to see if you have an old CC gift card anywhere. If there’s a store in your area, now is your last chance to spend that money! Continue reading “Farewell, Charming Charlie”

Getting Graphic: How to Style a Graphic Tee

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I’ve never really been one for the graphic tee trend resurfacing over the past few years… I’ve always found tees with images so much harder to style than ones with patterns, and they often have a grunge feel that’s a little too reminiscent of my goth days (you know, the band tee look that you only wear to concerts). But when I received this graphic (excuse me) tank for my birthday, I fell in love! Unlike a lot of graphic tees, this one has bright colors and a floral pattern. Not to mention, how CUTE is that elephant?! Needless to say, I immediately started brainstorming a fun outfit to go with it. Continue reading “Getting Graphic: How to Style a Graphic Tee”