How To Style Leggings for the Office

How to Style Leggings for the Office!

Styling leggings is one of the most challenging fashion conundrums I get asked for help with as a stylist! My first piece of advice is to find the right pair of leggings. They need to be of durable quality, the correct size and length, and made of a thick enough material never to be seen through! The hem shouldn’t go past the inside ankle bone and the leg should not ‘scrunch’ up at all. Wearing the correct fit and length is necessary for presenting a polished, put together look.

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Thrift Store Halloween Costume Ideas

If you know me even a little it’s probably surprising to hear that I have never been any version of Holly Golightly for Halloween! One of those reasons for this is because I can never find a costume that feels authentic. It occurred to me recently that Holly is too real a person to me to be condensed into a big-box-store costume. The best way to duplicate someone as fabulous as Holly is to comprise a costume using real clothes. Surprisingly, you can create an authentic looking Holly outfit for far less at a thrift store than you can picking one up from Target or Amazon.

I’ve rounded up items from my favorite online thrift store, ThredUp, to show you how easy and simple it is to create a Holly costume on the cheap!

1960s Socialite Halloween Costume

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ThredUp Round Up | Chocolate Truffle Inspired

Chocolate Truffle Inspired ThredUp Round up

The only thing better than thrift shopping is thrift shopping from the comfort of your couch! I’m here again today to talk about the fabulous deals I’ve scored on ThredUp! I hope you love this ‘Chocolate Truffle’ inspired look comprised of blush, brunette and cream pieces.Read More

June Favorites (Best Office Bag EVER!)

Rachel's June Favorites Round-Up

I don’t always post a favorites blog every month… but when I do it’s full of fabulous finds! (LOL I couldn’t resist the meme reference!). Today’s round-up is comprised of 6 products I’ve been telling everyone about lately because they are almost too good to be true, but aren’t! I always trust bloggers who actually buy and use products themselves over simply rounding up photos of things just for the commission. While I’m all about making commissions, that’s now why I blog — so if I haven’t actually tried something, but I post a link to it on my blog or social media, I will always explain WHY! I hope you enjoy learning about my June favorites as much as I have enjoyed using them!

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Taking Draper James to France on July 4th

Retro Inspired Independence Day Shoot

It’s truly incredible how much our young country has been through after 241 years in existence. Much has impacted our current trajectory, and while most of it is our own doing, we would not be who we are without the support and loyalty of our allies. Through all of our growing pains the people and country of France have been there for us, from acknowledging our sovereignty and becoming a military ally in our fight for British independence, to gifting us our beautiful Lady Liberty over 100 years later. We would not be who were are if it were not for France.  I wanted to do a little something different than most blogger’s annual July 4th inspired outfit post, so I hope you enjoy this little French-inspired look on America’s birthday!

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