Secondhand and Sophisticated

Secondhand and Sophisticated

Buying secondhand is a passion of mine. I didn't always feel this way. Not too long ago, I thought that buying secondhand was just so you can look more quirky or something. So, I definitely don't feel like that anymore. I think a common stigma about buying secondhand is that it's simply somewhere you buy [...]

Sustainable Shoe Review: Heeled Mules

Sustainable Shoe Review: Heeled Mules

I have been looking for a sustainable shoe, particularly some heeled mules, for a while. My first choice was to find some secondhand, but couldn't really find what I wanted. Specifically, I was looking for brown leather heeled mules that weren't super high. Being that I'm a little older and have arthritis on my left [...]

Shoes: Repurpose -Don’t Buy

Shoes: Repurpose -Don’t Buy

I am now 46 years old. When I was younger, I bought heeled pumps/sandals that I still own to this day. I found that I haven't really worn them a lot and they are very nice shoes. Majority of them are designer shoes from Salvatore Ferragamo. I have a slight obsession with that brand. Since [...]

French Girl Make-Up Tutorial with E.L.F. Cosmetics

French Girl Make-Up Tutorial with E.L.F. Cosmetics

The quintessential French girl makeup is very natural. Think silky smooth skin, defined eyes, and a bold red lip. For this tutorial, I turned to E.L.F. Cosmetics. It is one of the few companies where all the products are cruelty free and vegan, which makes it very easy for me to shop. Another aspect of [...]

Veja Sneaker Product Review and Styling Ideas

Veja Sneaker Product Review and Styling Ideas

I have been wanting a pair of Veja Sneakers for a really long time, but I really tried to not buy something new for a while. Additionally, every time I went online, I couldn't find the exact pair that I wanted. I didn't want to buy one in a color that I already had, so [...]

Spring Outfit Ideas with Muted Colors

Spring Outfit Ideas with Muted Colors

Not everyone likes all the bright colors for Spring Outfits. So if you're not one of those people, don't feel pressured to wear bright colors. There is a way to achieve a spring look without using a ton of color. Floral is a very quintessential Spring pattern and it doesn't have to be vibrant colors [...]

Not Buying New: Gently Used Spring Rompers

Not Buying New: Gently Used Spring Rompers

"Gently Used" doesn't have the same meaning in my head anymore. I used to think that it meant out of style or buying old. My style wasn't necessarily "vintage" so I don't really shop from vintage stores. Then I discovered the world of online shopping for gently used clothing. When you think about sustainability, donating [...]

Everlane Bodysuits: A Review

Everlane Bodysuits: A Review

I love bodysuits. I actually needed some v-neck and turtleneck ones and I decided to make my first foray into the world of Everlane. I am really trying not to buy anything new, but when I do buy, I really try to do it with only sustainable companies. Hence, I looked to Everlane, since they [...]