Body Image

Fashion and Gender Politics

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This is a tricky subject to tackle. Clothing has become such a political and polarizing topic that it’s kind of hard to talk about gender norms in fashion without getting a bit agitated or go on a rant. Continue reading

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Body Image

Your Body Is More Than Enough

1When most of us think about body size and body image issues there’s a stereotypical body we think of, there’s a specific situation we tend to gravitate to: the girl who wants to lose weight or wants to look like the models in the magazines. There’s this idea that every woman wants to lose weight or “trim a few inches here and there” and that every man wants to gain muscle and be big and buff. Unfortunately, that only covers a very limited spectrum of the many ways body image issues can present themselves, specially in regards to body size.
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Personal Style, Special Occasions

Roses Are Red, Romance Is Blue

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I’ve recently developed a very deep appreciation for all things navy blue. Monochromatic outfits in general have always appealed to me and anything menswear inspired is sure to get me super excited so I figured what better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than to wear a few of those things and give my own little spin to how we express romance with our outfits. Continue reading

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Personal Style, Special Occasions

2016 For The WIN

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First, let’s get the housecleaning out of the way: Happy New Year!!

Hope you guys had a wonderful holiday season and are feeling refreshed and renewed and ready to take on 2016!!

When I started this blog I wanted it to be a visual diary and aid while I was trying to pin down what my true style was and create a beautifully curated wardrobe. I’ve definitely honed in on what I want to look like and have collected a few good wardrobe staples this past year but I wanted to take this journey a bit further. With the new year come new projects and opportunities and I wanted to focus on taking this space to the next level.  Continue reading

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Monochrome, Personal Style, Special Occasions

Baking Soda

IMG_3728Comfort zones should be renamed to growth-less zones because that’s exactly what happens when you stay in them. You get wrapped up in doing the same things you’ve always done, hanging out with the same people you’ve always hung out with, repeating patters, getting stuck in old habits and just not really doing much. Not living, not creating, not growing! Continue reading

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