It amazes me how rarely fashion bloggers talk about doing laundry. It may not be a very glamorous task, but after all, it is one of the most important aspects of clothing! And it’s something I consider a lot when shopping for new pieces—How is this garment washed? Does it have to be dry cleaned? If the answer to the latter question is yes, I almost always leave the piece behind, both because of the hassle of dry cleaning and the increased cost per wear. My point is, the laundering process matters, and how you’re washing your clothes can make a big difference in their longevity. That’s why I’m sharing a few tips and tricks I’ve discovered over the years to make your next laundry day a little easier. Continue reading “A Few Laundry Tips From a Fashionista”
I thought a Friday would be the perfect day to talk about relaxed clothing—Casual Fridays, ya know? As some of you may know from my work wear post a few months ago, last semester I took an econ class at my school. In order to earn extra credit, you had to dress “professionally” every day, which meant either an appropriate skirt, dress, or pair of slacks (I definitely bent the rules every now and again). That class was only a semester long, so now I’m free to wear whatever I want again, and let me tell you—I never thought I’d miss casual clothing so much.Continue reading “Keeping It Casual”
I’m sure a lot of us have at least one homecoming or prom dress lurking in the back of our closets, keeping the dust bunnies company and hiding from the light of day (if not a dress for a formal dance, at least some fancy article of clothing that you don’t wear often). These dresses feel hopeless, lonely, and unwanted. But this New Year’s Eve, you—yes, YOU!—can make that dress feel loved again. BUT WAIT! There’s more! Keep reading to find out how to actually accomplish this.