Last spring break I stayed in the city, and one thing on my agenda was visiting Green-Wood Cemetery, a historic cemetery with beautiful views of Manhattan. Here is a picture of me awkwardly smiling in my favorite Goodwill "summer pants" that I didn't know I needed until I owned them. In New York City, lots … Continue reading Goodwill Goodies
America is a consumerist society. We buy more and more things, coming up with new things we need every day. Fashion is no exception to this. With the invention of the internet, fashion has taken on a life of it's own. It moves faster and cycles through seasons at an alarming rate, trends disappearing almost … Continue reading Fast Fashion
I love fashion. I like looking at pictures from fashion week, runway shows and street style. I like to read blogs about style, browse Pinterest and seek inspiration from Instagram and magazines. But sometimes, it can be discouraging. It often seems like everything is too expensive, like I cannot afford anything I want. My wishlist … Continue reading Trying not to Break the Bank
Personal style scares me. I am still not sure I have found mine. Maybe it is because I went to private school and wore a plaid skirt, white button-downs, knee-socks and loafers until I turned eighteen, but I still feel like I am trying to create my personal style. Sometimes I want to look preppy, borrowing … Continue reading Personal Style
I have three siblings, and grew up down the street from four older cousins. My best friend in elementary school was what we called a "head" taller than me. Because of this, I had ample fodder for hand-me-downs. I was always getting cast-off jeans, shirts and dresses. I vividly remember getting a black trash bags … Continue reading Why Thrift?