Tag: Dressing Up

Barbie Girl in a Barbie Ornament World

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I am not ashamed to say you’re looking at a former Barbie girl—whether it be in car rides, the bath tub, or even a trip to Ireland, I almost always had a gorgeous plastic lady in hand. More than the dolls themselves, I loved the fashion outlet they provided. I often created my own dresses by wrapping bandannas and strips of fabric into fabulous ballgowns, topping off the outfit with minuscule heels and the perfect hairdo. Of course, no formal attire was complete without an extravagant backstory as to where Barbie would be wearing her mini-couture gowns. I was a fashion designer, and my dolls were my runway models. Continue reading “Barbie Girl in a Barbie Ornament World”

6 Excuses to Dress Up This Holiday Season

red sparkly dress winter wonderland

As someone who spends hours each week maintaining this little fashion blog, it’s no surprise I absolutely love dressing up—and I know I’m not the only one. Especially this time of year, when tons of bloggers and stores are sharing holiday dresses, it’s hard not to get an itch to put on alllll the sparkles and glam. Unfortunately, some of us don’t have extravagant work or holiday parties to attend…(I mean, do they even really exist?! I keep waiting to get invited to one but it still hasn’t happened yet…) But who needs posh parties, am I right? Today’s blog post is all about 6 excuses to dress up this holiday season—that don’t require an exclusive invite. Continue reading “6 Excuses to Dress Up This Holiday Season”

High Five for High Tea

afternoon tea at the Brown Palace Hotel

I’ve seen high-end bloggers and fancy movie stars dress elegantly to attend posh afternoon tea at a luxurious and beautiful hotel, but I never expected to do it myself…until last week! On Friday, my aunt and grandma took me to the Brown Palace Hotel in downtown Denver to enjoy afternoon tea and celebrate my birthday. I wanted to share this uniquely special experience with all of you in today’s blog post! Continue reading “High Five for High Tea”