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Cuyana Silk Top Review: Ode to Silk

I won’t lie. I don’t like wearing shirts that are see through. I actually find it super annoying when passers by can see the top I have to wear under the sheer top. Something about it is just esthetically unpleasing to me. It won’t come as a shock to you, then, that I’ve been really… Continue reading Cuyana Silk Top Review: Ode to Silk

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Hermes Evelyne Review: A Year of Joy

When I was reading Marie Kondo’s book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing” I came across a piece of advice I never thought I’d follow: When getting home from work each day, take out the entire content of your purse, and place it in it’s own place. Agh, I… Continue reading Hermes Evelyne Review: A Year of Joy

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Sheet Mask Challenged 2: Whamisa Hydrogel Sheet Masks

In my previous sheet mask review post I discussed the difficulties of finding sheet masks that didn’t cause my skin to break out (Butylene Glycol is my Kryptonite), and while I’ve been pleased with some of the masks I have found… I always believed something more exciting was out there. Today I’d like to share a… Continue reading Sheet Mask Challenged 2: Whamisa Hydrogel Sheet Masks

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Avoiding Shopping Fails: Planning Ahead

Following my latest series about shopping failures (part one and part two), I thought I’d share what I’m trying to do to avoid these errors. Having few(er) items in my collection has meant to me that each piece I purchase has to spark joy. It has to fill a gap. I have to want to wear it for… Continue reading Avoiding Shopping Fails: Planning Ahead

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Lessons Learned From Shopping Failures: Part 2

Continuing with last post, I have decided to write a series of posts about my own shopping failures, in hopes that readers can learn from my mistakes. In today’s post, I’ll talk about a classic error that led me to discard quite a few item of clothing this past year. When do you keep an… Continue reading Lessons Learned From Shopping Failures: Part 2

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Lessons Learned From Shopping Failures: Part 1

In the last two years my wardrobe has gone through considerable changes, and throughout the process I’ve learned a few lessons that I’d like to share in a series of posts. I hope the lessons I share will help you create a curated collection that you love, and hope that you share your lessons too. Today’s lesson: Major… Continue reading Lessons Learned From Shopping Failures: Part 1

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Mata Traders Dresses – June Purchase

As I adjust my purchasing habits to become a more ethical fashion consumer, I find myself looking for brands that fit my personal style and my ethical standards. Mata Traders certainly fell right within my ethical standards, but I was worried about how Granola (or “hippie”) the dresses looked.  Let’s discuss the dresses I chose, and why… Continue reading Mata Traders Dresses – June Purchase