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

Thrifting 101 | Fashion Revolution Week

How to Thrift Like a ProHappy Fashion Revolution Week! Read my first post about why I don't shop at Forever 21 and H&M here and about a sustainable fashion boutique in Philly here. What is a consignment store?You can bring your old clothes in for cash. Consignment stores usually have more brand names and are organized… Continue reading Thrifting 101 | Fashion Revolution Week

Fishtown x Downerss | Fashion Revolution Week

An Inspiring Start-Up: Sustainable Fashion Boutique in Philly What I Learned + What I Wore #block-yui_3_17_2_1_1524336080628_37149 .sqs-gallery-block-grid .sqs-gallery-design-grid { margin-right: -0px; } #block-yui_3_17_2_1_1524336080628_37149 .sqs-gallery-block-grid .sqs-gallery-design-grid-slide .margin-wrapper { margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; } A (mostly) thrifted outfit to celebrate Fashion Revolution Week!  Read my first Fashion Revolution blog post here. Outfit Details Slip dress (tucked in): ThriftedTop: (old) H&MPinstripe… Continue reading Fishtown x Downerss | Fashion Revolution Week

Why I Don’t Shop at Forever 21 and H&M | Fashion Revolution Week

The Ugly Side of the Fast Fashion Industry   I never thought of myself as an activist, but I somehow learned about how dangerous the fashion industry is to its labor force and the environment and found The True Cost documentary on Netflix, and it changed my shopping habits.It also transformed my entire perspective on the… Continue reading Why I Don’t Shop at Forever 21 and H&M | Fashion Revolution Week