Sewing Diary: First Two Watson Bras

Adventures in Bra Making Take 1: Sewing Notes I wanted to use scraps of jersey fabric I had for my first bra. The pattern does not call for (only) jersey fabric to be used without modifications, which I kept in mind when picking a size. Followed Handmade PhD's blog post on making a pullover… Continue reading Sewing Diary: First Two Watson Bras

Desert Orange

5 months later… Rainforest in February Don’t mind me, just galavanting through the jungle in the dead of February. Not really, but Ott’s Exotic Plants made me feel like I was in the tropics. I even left with one of my first houseplants (that isn’t a succulent). All photos by Nitti. Go visit his Instagram… Continue reading Desert Orange

All About Internships

My experiences and adviceAbout MeAs a fashion merchandising and management major, we learn that it is vital to apply our classroom learning outside of the classroom. It’s not enough to have a degree; we are expected to have experience before officially entering the workforce as post grads.It was so daunting to enter college and see… Continue reading All About Internships

New York Fashion Week Photo Diary S/S 19

NYFW S/S 19New York Immersion is a special course that my school Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson) offers to second year fashion merchandising and management majors and fashion design majors. We take a charter bus to New York City every other week to visit company showrooms and make connections with industry professionals to learn… Continue reading New York Fashion Week Photo Diary S/S 19

Corduroy x Ruffles

Pretty in PinkMy current favorite color is light pink.When I love a color, I want my whole life to reflect it. I wear pink eye shadow, my dorm room is completely mauve, and my closet becomes a Pantone palette of one color.Exhibit A is this pink look.  Vintage x TrendyFashion is cyclical. The industry is constantly… Continue reading Corduroy x Ruffles

Styling Gingham

Vintage Trends #block-yui_3_17_2_1_1527981404810_5618 .sqs-gallery-block-grid .sqs-gallery-design-grid { margin-right: -0px; } #block-yui_3_17_2_1_1527981404810_5618 .sqs-gallery-block-grid .sqs-gallery-design-grid-slide .margin-wrapper { margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; } Outfit DetailsTop: Old Forever 21Cold shoulder topper: Buffalo ExchangePurse: LILA Fashion InternationalMules: Marshall'sGingham has been on trend for the last couple of years.It also pays tribute to vintage fashion. When I think of gingham, I think… Continue reading Styling Gingham

Picnic Ready

#block-yui_3_17_2_1_1525116611764_25899 .sqs-gallery-block-grid .sqs-gallery-design-grid { margin-right: -0px; } #block-yui_3_17_2_1_1525116611764_25899 .sqs-gallery-block-grid .sqs-gallery-design-grid-slide .margin-wrapper { margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; } Vintage InspiredThe combination of the lace detail of this thrifted blouse with vintage inspired accessories such as this straw basket, Levi's 550s, and lavender mules makes me feel ready for a picnic. I always find inspiration from other eras,… Continue reading Picnic Ready

Garden Variety

A Springtime Look in Philly #block-yui_3_17_2_1_1524873199824_28915 .sqs-gallery-block-grid .sqs-gallery-design-grid { margin-right: -0px; } #block-yui_3_17_2_1_1524873199824_28915 .sqs-gallery-block-grid .sqs-gallery-design-grid-slide .margin-wrapper { margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; }  Flowers on FlowersThis day was a rare occasion where there was no wind or rain while trying to take outfit pictures. We (my roommate and my favorite adventure friend) walked around East Falls on… Continue reading Garden Variety