2 quick tips to dressing for the holidays (without wearing red & green)

2 quick tips to dressing for the holidays (without wearing red & green)

By now you probably know my feelings about the holidays (and if you don’t, check out my Christmas blog or IGTV video here).

But just in case you’re all together new here, let me catch you up…

Let’s just say I’m not one to begin celebrating in October or to wear head-to-toe red and green to a holiday event. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not so much a Grinch as I am a woman celebrating the holidays in her own unique way. For me, that means creating new traditions and sharing memorable moments rather than falling into holiday induced anxiety, debt, and disappointment. Because to be honest, it allows me (and everyone around me) to actually enjoy the holiday!

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screw “normal” & go your own way

screw “normal” & go your own way

If you follow along with me on Instagram (and if you don’t, you should), you’ve likely noticed I’ve traveled from the city home to Pennsylvania a lot recently. I LOVE visiting home BUT there is just something about NYC that makes me feel even MORE at home. It feels like I truly FIT in New York and I love that about this place!

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All about Ditch the Clique…

All about Ditch the Clique…

I’ll never forget…

In 8th grade my math teacher asked us to write down our goal for the year. My classmates wrote things like “to get good grades”, “make new friends” and “to excel in sports” but I vividly remember writing “to make a positive difference in the life of one person” …and some goals never change.

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One daily step to loving YOU

One daily step to loving YOU

Why is it we women spend the majority of winter and all of spring waiting, wishing, praying for sunny days and sun dresses, yet somehow despise summer too?

I’ve been thinking…

…perhaps it’s not really summer we hate, but the summer clothes?

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Why a faux tan DOES NOT equal faux confidence

Why a faux tan DOES NOT equal faux confidence

How introducing Mystic Tan into my beauty regime has taken my body confidence to the next level.

If you’ve been following along here at A Grim Sense of Style, you’ve likely realized how important viewing ourselves beautifully is to me. To be honest, I’m not quite sure exactly how I became so confident or when it really happened. But I am sure that over the years I’ve learned to love myself through a range of sizes, shapes and mental states. And you know what? I’m really, REALLY proud of that.

Don’t get me wrong, I’ve ALWAYS loved my curves even before the Kardashian’s made it cool (thank you Kim), but we all have our moments, am I right? I’ve observed over the years that as we get older our bodies change suddenly (something I’ve REALLY had to come to terms with having PCOS) and it can be a struggle to embrace a “new” version of you.

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Why THIS is the Matte Lipstick to Try

Why THIS is the Matte Lipstick to Try

Here at A Grim Sense of Style EVERYTHING I say, share, and wear is meant to inspire and empower. I believe that every woman FEELS her best when she LOOKS her best and through this mentality is empowered to BE and DO her best.

Because I truly believe in living out this mission in everyday life, I seek to personally use and promote products and brands who empower us as women to be our very best…which is why I’m SO excited to introduce Sheree Cosmetics to you all!!!

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Clothing & Confidence

Clothing & Confidence

Have the confidence to wear whatever you want, whenever and wherever you want.

So often readers, friends and strangers say to me “I love your outfit but I could NEVER wear that.”

I find this statement SO interesting as I’ve rarely been one to not wear something I love.

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