Tag: Polka Dots

Blogging Life: Behind the Scenes

behind the scenes of a blogger's life

Piper here, your one-and-only source into the scandalous lives of the bloggers’ elite. And who am I? I am Grace’s roommate doing a blog takeover on a new perspective on the creation of Graceful Rags. When I found out that my future roommate (and future bestie) was a blogger, I had no idea what I was signing up for. So, welcome to a behind-the-scenes look of the blogging life from the perspective of a non-blogger. Here are 6 things that you might not know: Continue reading “Blogging Life: Behind the Scenes”

Getting Graphic: How to Style a Graphic Tee

polka dot shorts, graphic tee, yellow purse, jean jacket

I’ve never really been one for the graphic tee trend resurfacing over the past few years… I’ve always found tees with images so much harder to style than ones with patterns, and they often have a grunge feel that’s a little too reminiscent of my goth days (you know, the band tee look that you only wear to concerts). But when I received this graphic (excuse me) tank for my birthday, I fell in love! Unlike a lot of graphic tees, this one has bright colors and a floral pattern. Not to mention, how CUTE is that elephant?! Needless to say, I immediately started brainstorming a fun outfit to go with it. Continue reading “Getting Graphic: How to Style a Graphic Tee”

Pastels, Petals, and Pattern Mixing

pastel blue, pattern mixing, white shoes, botanic gardens

Nothing says springtime quite like rocking subtle shades of pastels—I’m thinking eggshell blue, baby pink, lavender, and muted sunshine-yellow. The only problem? I’ve learned over the years (and especially through all my blog photos) that I just don’t look very good in pastels. My skin tone lives for the “go bold or go home” mentality when it comes to what colors to wear. That’s why when the stylish ladies of the Magnificent Eight group asked me to participate in a special “pastel pattern mixing” post, I struggled a bit to put together a fashionable outfit! Continue reading “Pastels, Petals, and Pattern Mixing”