Tag: Polka Dots

My Back to School Shopping Wishlist

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Today’s blog post is being published a little later than usual because my parents and I were out late last night partying—clearly, “partying” and “parents” naturally go in the same sentence. In reality, we spent the night at a socially distanced dinner with our good family friends, which was an absolute blast, and we stayed much later than I expected, laughing and telling stories about the weirdest teachers we had in middle school… So I just couldn’t bring myself to write and pre-schedule today’s blog post at 1 in the morning last night. BUT with school starting and the change of the seasons, I wanted to share with you all what I’ve been craving lately in terms of possible additions to my closet. With Labor Day just around the corner, I’m hoping to nab some of these pieces during a sale! Continue reading “My Back to School Shopping Wishlist”

Same Outfit, Different Accessories

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Today I want to start a lil’ seasonal series to showcase how you can take the same base outfit (top and bottoms) and make two totally different looks by switching up the accessories. You know how much I love versatility and minimizing cost per wear for all my clothing items, so this post is perfect for accomplishing both of those things. It’s not realistic to wear a different outfit every single day, nor is it necessary—I repeat outfits all the time! But this post is a fun way to make the most of your closet and get creative with the pieces you already own. Today is the summer edition of the series, but I’ll be doing the same kind of post in fall, winter, and spring as well! Continue reading “Same Outfit, Different Accessories”

The Dos and Don’ts of Pattern Mixing

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I feel like it’s been forever since I shared a good ol’ fashioned ‘style tips and tricks’ blog post, so I figured this bold outfit was the perfect opportunity to dish on what I’ve learned about pattern mixing over the years. I never used to mix prints before I started blogging, but through a lot of trial and error, it’s now one of my favorite ways to spice up any outfit! Why is pattern mixing worth the trouble? After you get over the initial “I have no idea if this looks good” hump, print mixing can do wonders for your closet by dramatically increasing the versatility (and cost per wear) of your garments. Suddenly, you can make so many more outfit combos from the pieces you already own! So here are some of the print mixing tricks I’ve learned and the mistakes I’ve learned to avoid. Continue reading “The Dos and Don’ts of Pattern Mixing”