Tag: Jeans

Red, White, and Blue

4th of July outfit inspiration

Can you believe the Fourth of July is already next week?! I feel like I start every Fourth of July blog post with those words…but what can I say, the holiday just always sneaks up on me! I was planning blog posts a few days ago and realized, “Holy crap, I need to break out some red, white, and blue!” I guess that’s what happens when you don’t finish school until the middle of June…it throws your whole schedule off. Continue reading “Red, White, and Blue”

The Most Annoying Parts of Fashion

striped flamingo tee, white jeans, denim jacket

Even though I absolutely love fashion (brainstorming outfits, getting dressed every morning, browsing social media and the internet for inspiration, etc.), it’s like anything else—there are certain parts I don’t like so much. As we all know, the #keepingitreal movement on Instagram is resulting in a lot of bloggers and influencers sharing more of their real lives, rather than just the highlight reals and best parts. Well, why should fashion be any different?! Today, I’m leaving all the fun parts in the shadows and shedding some light on the nuisances that go hand-in-hand with being stylish. Let’s have a little rant sesh, shall we? Continue reading “The Most Annoying Parts of Fashion”

Wear Denim, Support Survivors: Denim Day 2019

support survivors of sexual assault by wearing denim

It’s not very often that I use my blog to talk about deep, important stuff like social issues and advocacy. That’s because when I started Graceful Rags back in 2016, I did it to scratch my itch for creativity, and more importantly, I wanted to design something fun and lighthearted through the lens of fashion—a place for stylish young gals to come and poke fun at the latest trends, find outfit inspiration, and maybe even laugh every now and again. But with that said, there is always more to be said when it comes to raising awareness for major issues in today’s society, like sexual assault. Yes, it’s hard to talk about. No, it’s not glamorous or fun. But yes, it needs to be discussed. And when social awareness and fashion collide? Well, you know I had to partake. Continue reading “Wear Denim, Support Survivors: Denim Day 2019”