Tag: Thrifting

Let’s Brighten Up January with The Thrifty Six

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I got my new tripod on Saturday, and it feels SO good to finally share an outfit post again! I’ve missed blogging and have felt very odd not posting the last few weeks (aside from my weekly recaps, of course—but I don’t really count those). Today’s blog post is my monthly collaboration with the Thrifty Six, and Emma chose the theme ‘Brighten Up January’ for this month. Usually I really dislike January—all the holidays are over, it’s cold and dark, and everybody is trying to have a healthy start to the new year (which generally means eating less sweets, boo). Emma’s idea was perfect—to make January less gloomy by forcing us to wear fun colors, instead of the dark colors so common in the dreary winter months. I figured, what better way to brighten up January than with a turquoise faux fur coat?! Continue reading “Let’s Brighten Up January with The Thrifty Six”

Fuchsia for Graduation

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Remember a few weeks ago when I attended my friends’ college graduation? This is the outfit I wore! I photographed it before I left campus and planned on sharing the look last Thursday, but I’m only getting around to posting it today. I love how this summery outfit came together! Continue reading “Fuchsia for Graduation”

A Few Simple Tips to Make Your Wardrobe More Sustainable

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In celebration of Earth Day today, I wanted to share a blog post centered on sustainability in fashion. I imagined this post featuring photos taken in the beautiful Rocky Mountains to celebrate the wonder and awe of Mother Nature, but of course, the rainy and snowy weather of the past few weeks had different plans for me. I do have to admit, though, that I am a little apprehensive to publish this blog post… Why? Because talking about sustainability in fashion seems like an oxymoron. After all, we all know that the fashion industry is a major polluter to the environment and a huge emitter of greenhouse gases. Fashion blogging itself, something that I am so passionate about, is often inherently contradictory to the goals of sustainability and ‘green living’. So as fashion lovers, how can we reconcile this? Continue reading “A Few Simple Tips to Make Your Wardrobe More Sustainable”