I don't know about you, but the weather has a serious effect on my mood. It's been a rainy week in Blacksburg and this upcoming week doesn't look too promising either. With that being said, here are a few things that always brighten up (literally) my rainy day. A bright coat of nail polish A fun umbrella [...]
Over winter break, I mentioned in one of my posts how I wanted to dedicate a post to finances. Well, this is my first finance post and it's about saving. If you're anything like me, you have a wish list for just about every clothing category. As soon as you get money, you know exactly what item you will be adding [...]
This week I thought I would share some of my favorite socially responsible apparel companies with you. These companies are brave enough to challenge the conventional business plan, and by doing so, stand out amongst the rest. This up-and-coming company has 7 core values: selfness, excellence, responsible, visionary, inspirational, creativity, and empowering. With almost 50 stores, the company [...]
It's hard to think about slipping into a dress when there's still snow on the ground, but I assure you warmer days are right around the corner. To prepare, here are a few things you should make sure to have in your closet this spring. Something with fringe A ruffle or two Scalloped edges Boho is back [...]
If you haven't heard the name Emily Schuman, you may have heard of her whimsical website: Cupcakes and Cashmere. Emily began her career at Condé Nast before starting her own blog in 2008. Cupcakes and Cashmere isn't just food and clothes (the title is deceiving), but rather a complication of her favorite things. One day she is [...]
It's been 2 months since Pantone named the 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala. Let's take a look at the other colors that will be dominating this year. Pantone describes their color of the year as "a naturally robust and earthy wine red, Marsala enriches our minds, bodies, and souls". The color draws on earth tones, [...]
Most of us enjoy being home for the holidays. Sure we get antsy to go back to Blacksburg, but it is nice to have nothing to do for a change. Busy schedules leave us with little free time when we're at school. Here's a few things for you to do over break that you've been neglecting. Go on; [...]
While scrolling through Pinterest today, my home page was filled with holiday beauty inspiration. I thought I would share, since holiday parties and New Year's is right around the corner!
These are a few pieces that have topped my Christmas list this year. Here's to hoping some are under the tree Christmas morning!
A few days ago, one of our writers taught you the basics of layering for the winter. Well, this is part two: layering with various textures. Mixing materials is perfect for helping you try out a new trend this winter while staying warm. Here are a few textures you can easily mix and match into your everyday look. Leather Knits Coated [...]