Saturday, March 17, 2012

Make it Work: The Colored Skinny Jean

Now I'm not a huge fan of colored pant fan (they bring more attention to my bottom half than I'd like), but I will acknowledge the fact I've seen many people pull the look off! Dying to add some color to you bottom wardrobe this Spring, without looking like you're on your way to Justin Bieber concert? I highly suggest pairing the pants with a neutral top, like the image below

Topshop polyester shirt
$64 -

Topshop skinny leg jeans
$80 -

Wet Seal floral heels
$35 -

Oasis vintage style handbag
$36 -

Chanel black earrings

Friday, March 16, 2012

The Problem With Plus Sized Fashion

Would YOU wear this?
It's not hard to tell that I love fashion. I majored in fashion merchandising in college so that I could one day work in fashion, I read sites like Business of Fashion and Fashionista to get my fashion news fix, and I shop excessively, looking for pieces that I can add to expanding wardrobe. And to piggyback off of that last statement, my options are making me sick.

Friday, March 2, 2012

"You work, where?"...The Post-Grad Struggle

Don't believe the hype.

I sashayed across the stage and shook my department chair's hand on May 20, 2011, and on December 11, 2011, I took my last undergrad exam (long story short- I got screwed over and ended up taking an extra class).  The week leading up to graduation, I remember hearing Marvin Sapp's "Never Would Have Made It" and bursting into tears, reflecting on the woman I've transitioned into these past 4 years. I started college as a socially awkward and naive 17 year old that only wore flip flops and Air Forces and emerged as a confident, self sufficient, and socially aware 21 year old (with a much better wardrobe, I might add). I cried because one chapter of my life had ended, another would soon begin; one that included a salaried job, a new car and a place of my own.

Or I so thought.