My Complicated Relationship with Hand-Me-Downs

Maker:L,Date:2017-9-22,Ver:5,Lens:Kan03,Act:Kan02,E-Y

Let’s talk about hand-me-downs…Do you have older siblings? Or older friends that used to give you their used clothes? I have two older brothers, and growing up, it seemed like I never got any girl clothing items of my own. Instead, I always received “gifts” that consisted of old gross boy items. Obviously I did have some girl clothes, but it sure didn’t feel like it…and I loved being dramatic about how much I hated hand-me-downs. Sound familiar? Continue reading

Thanks for the Complement

Maker:L,Date:2017-9-22,Ver:5,Lens:Kan03,Act:Kan02,E-Y

I know what you might be thinking…Grace, you used the wrong version of the word “compliment”! I appreciate your grammatical concern, but as it turns out, I purposely used the wrong homophone (that’s right—homophone. Remember learning about those in second grade?!). That’s because today’s blog post is alllll about how to style complementary colors. 🙂 Continue reading

How to Escape a Style Rut

Maker:L,Date:2017-9-22,Ver:5,Lens:Kan03,Act:Kan02,E-Y

We’ve all been there…that moment when you step into your closet and “have nothing to wear,” despite the collection of clothing items hung up right in front of you. Lately, I’ve felt very uninspired, particularly with fashion. A few people even started to notice my sudden change in style—I shifted from put-together, posh outfits to sweatshirts and black pants. It’s totally normal to have a day like that every now and again, but for whatever reason, I was dressing down for weeks…While I’m still struggling a bit, I think it’s safe to say that I’m finally crawling out of that fashion-less hole. If you’ve ever been or are currently in a style rut, here are my best tips to escape it. 🙂 Continue reading