Rainy Days

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 [...]

Save Now, Spend Later

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 [...]

Clothing for a Cause

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 [...]

Cupcakes and Cashmere

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 [...]

Color(s) of the Year

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, [...]

Layering Texture

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 [...]