Tag: Fashion Blog
November is always a busy month for me. It is my daughter’s birth month and is also filled with annual travel for conferences in my field (I had four presentations this month in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Minneapolis, Minnesota). My presentations, though all on different topics were connected through a common thread: uplifting participatory approaches and equity in research. “Equity” is a hot topic in my field of … Read More Stylish and Trendy Pieces that Make a Social Statement
See things differently. Hello readers! I am back with the final post in my three part series on South African designers. The company featured in this post has an ethical approach to creating fashion, but also experiments with innovative uses of materials. While I saved this company for last, they are certainly not the least favorite among the South African designers I learned about this summer. While exploring the Watershed artisan market in Cape Town, it … Read More South African Designer Series Part III – Sustainable and Ethical Fashion with Ballo
With Valentine’s day around the corner, red is the color to wear if you are thinking about looks to celebrate the day of love. Wearing red can be daring on any day. It exudes boldness and confidence, and according to research, can also increase your perceived self-attractiveness (i.e a quick pick me up). Red dresses are a common go-to look for Valentine’s Day, but perhaps your plans … Read More Styling Red: Go Bold for a Valentine’s Day Look
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…which also calls for layers and warmer materials. I hope you are enjoying the holiday season! During the winter months, I can be spotted in long cardigan sweaters and wool pea coats (princess cuts are my favorite). When I am creating a more glamorous look, I incorporate faux furs. For this post, I am sharing how I … Read More The Weekend and Styling Faux Fur: What I Wore
Innovations in technology are impacting every industry, including fashion. Imagine waking up in the morning and printing your outfit from a desktop printer to wear for the day. With 3D printing, the idea of creating a customizable wardrobe from home may not be as far off as you imagine. Danit Peleg was recently recognized by Forbes as one of Europe’s top 50 women in tech. Learn all about this next fashion revolution during my interview with designer, Danit Peleg.
This post features a few children’s clothing brands to add to your list for conscious consumerism. All of the brands feature clothing created with care for the earth and/or care for the children that are wearing them, while maintaining stylish and trendy fashion.
Do you ever wonder why it seems like some people find amazing things at thrift stores? I have found some gems during my thrifting adventures. For this post, I am sharing my tips to help you get the most out of your thrifting experience, including what to buy and the best times to shop.
Planning or dreaming about a trip to Marrakesh, Morocco? Check out my favorite items brought back from Morocco and some simple tips for shopping the souks.
It’s spring! It is the perfect time to declutter your space, including getting rid of unwanted clothes. What do you do with your unwanted clothing? Did you know that taking clothes to donation centers is not always the best option? Check out these options that can bring new life into your unwanted (or unneeded clothes), or earn you some extra cash.