Tag: Dresses

Velvet with The Thrifty Six

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When the theme ‘velvet’ was announced for this month’s Thrifty Six collaboration, I knew right away I wanted to style this blue, fish-like dress. I don’t wear velvet very often, let alone secondhand velvet. But I quickly remembered I brought this blue dress to school this quarter—with the highly unlikely hope that I would have a reason to wear it—and the velvet leopard print overlay fit the theme perfectly. Continue reading “Velvet with The Thrifty Six”

September 2021 Month in Review

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I’m sharing one final summery outfit before the temps permanently drop for the year! I read a headline this morning that said today has been the coldest weather in Denver since May, and the fall vibes feel oh-so-good (although the overcast skies definitely make it difficult to be productive). September has been such an exciting month, but I do wish time would slow down a bit. This is my final quarter on the DU campus and in Denver, so I’m trying to soak it up as much as I can—I’m feeling the pressure of my days here being numbered. In case you’ve missed some of my recent posts, here’s what I’ve been up to this month! Continue reading “September 2021 Month in Review”

Quarter System Pros and Cons

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Finally, a new blog post! I’ve been super busy these last few days unpacking, getting into the swing of school again, and catching up with friends. But for today’s back-to-school post, I wanted to share some of the things I love and hate about going to a university that’s on the quarter system (instead of a semester system). People are always surprised to hear that I don’t start school again until the middle of September… in some ways, it’s one of the perks of having quarters, but starting so late in the year can also be a drawback. Keep reading to hear about all the unique aspects of a quarter system and some of my likes and dislikes! Continue reading “Quarter System Pros and Cons”