Hello hello hello! This is the final installment in my 2017 Wedding Guest Style Series and it's a great one! I was unable to snag any pictures at the ceremony, but it was very intimate, gorgeous, and sooo touching. I had all the feels! For details on my look: Dress: Nordstrom Rack, $40 Earrings: Thrifted, … Continue reading Wedding Guest Style Series Finale & Recap: October 8, 2017 in Washington, DC
Hiiii!! Here's the Fourth installment of the Wedding Guest Style Series! This wedding was GORGEOUS and held in the Blue Ridge Mountains at Veritas Vineyards and Winery. Soooooo sweet! So for my look..... I had been saving this particular dress for the perfect occasion and this wedding was it! I LOVED the draping and … Continue reading Wedding Guest Style Series: The Groh Wedding – July 2, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia
Hello Hello again! I'm back with another installment into the Wedding Guest Style Series! My look: I decided to go for a very classic look with a little pizzazz 😉 Dress: H&M, but I found it at Crossroads Resale - $18 Shoes: Chinese Laundry, DSW - $45 Bag: "Thrifted" from my mom's closet (Thanks Mom! … Continue reading Wedding Guest Style Series: The Banks Wedding – June 18, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland
Last month, I got to watch one of my dear friends from law school, Dorothie, tie the knot with her boo in Orlando, Florida! As you can see, the wedding was gorgeous and their cup runneth over with love and joy. We had a grand 'ol time and I am so happy for them! ❤ … Continue reading Wedding Guest Style Series: The Smith Wedding – May 27, 2017 in Orlando, Florida
Yes, you read that right. Who knew Essence magazine had a catalog back in the day?! I had no idea until I checked the tag on this amazing sweater. I did some research and learned that Essence by Mail was in business from 1984 and accepted their last order in 2001. How did I miss … Continue reading Look of the Day: Vintage Essence by Mail Sweater
I'm a lawyer! Geez, that sounds so weird. I feel like I'm talking about someone else! Haha It's been such a long road to becoming an attorney that it feels pretty surreal now. I'm sure it will set in when I have my first court date or my first huge stack of paperwork or something. … Continue reading Officially Official: I’m a Lawyer Now!
In an attempt to try to clear out some clothing that I thought might be worth selling before donating, I gathered up about 20 or so items and headed to 14th street, which is lined with a few resale and consignment stores. I went to the following: Crossroads Trading: 2015 14th St NW, Washington, DC … Continue reading My Experience Reselling My Oldies, but Goodies
I'm sure I am not the only one who doesn't jump for joy when shopping for work attire. For one, you might feel restricted in what you wear because of the dress code. You also might hate having to spend money on clothes that aren't as fun as what you wear outside of the office. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Build a Work Wardrobe on a Budget
After a meeting this past Friday, I decided to check out Fia's Fabulous Finds, a local thrift/consignment store in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC. Fia's is located at 806 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011. I walked in and Fia, the owner, offered us apple cider and margaritas while we shopped. Ummm yes!! There is … Continue reading New Thrift Discovery: Fia’s Fabulous Finds in Petworth!
I've been thrifting since I was in undergrad at the University of Houston. I see thrifting as both a hobby and a way to save money without sacrificing my style. Over the years, I've learned a few things about thrifting and I feel like sharing! 1. Keep an Open Mind I usually try to make … Continue reading Thrifting: A Short Survival Guide