happy birthday to YOU

happy birthday to YOU

hey GIRL, it’s MY birthday…

or, well…it WAS my birtday but…it’s still Sagittarius season, right?

If you follow along with me on Instagram, you’ve likely learned by now that I’m one of THOSE people when it comes to my birthday. That’s right…I’m OBSESSED! But if I’m being SUPER real with you (like I always strive to be) I was REALLY nervous leading up to THIS birthday, uncertain what it would look like.

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4 affordable holiday gift ideas for the EMPOWERHER on your shopping list!

4 affordable holiday gift ideas for the EMPOWERHER on your shopping list!

GIRL, don’t be shocked (I’m well aware this is unpopular opinion), but if you’ve followed along with me for a holiday season or two, you likely know I’m not a huge holiday gal. But that doesn’t mean I don’t support YOUR holiday obsession! And though I refuse to buy into the heightened purchasing pressures that go hand-in-hand with the holidays, I do recognize it is a beautiful time to show appreciation to loved ones by gifting them something special.

But how often do you actually gift something special?

Because time, money, and lack of creative ideas frequently get in the way of REALLY showing your appreciation, I’ve curated a collection of EMPOWERING, meaningful gifts you’ll give excitedly this season (and they’re gifts that support small or female run businesses too)!

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NYFW Fall/Winter 2020 Recap

NYFW Fall/Winter 2020 Recap

And just like that, New York Fashion Week has come and gone (AGAIN!)

February is fashion month (I know, that happened fast right?) and I’m still on a high from last season! September’s NYFW was the VERY best yet, not only providing me the opportunity to attend a dozen INCREDIBLE shows, but it was a space to network with inspiring and empowering women in the industry, too!

And don’t worry, this season has lived up to the expectation AND MORE!

One of my FAVORITE things about NYFW…

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3 Ways to Add Color Into Your Wardrobe

3 Ways to Add Color Into Your Wardrobe

If you’ve followed along here for a few years (THANK YOU) you may remember a time when I wore EXCLUSIVELY black.

DAMN. Was that a sad time…and not just because I only wore ONE color but for my reasoning behind it. Though at the time I would have claimed to dress in all black because it was “trendy“, I REALLY only wore black because I was hiding my emotions and destructive thoughts behind that color and under those clothes. Though I had ALWAYS sought to stand out, I wanted to blend in. Because…

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