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Best Classic Dress: Why You Need a Wrap Dress

As we kick off the new year, I’ve been busy reassessing/organizing my closet. It’s quite a mess! Consequently, I made a 2021 resolution—buy less by focusing on quality. Stick to the classics. Keep things streamlined. Are YOU looking to simplify your wardrobe in 2021? Do you gravitate toward easy, elegant styles? This post dives into what I firmly believe is one garment every woman needs in their closet: the wrap (or faux wrap) dress.…

How to Dress Up Joggers

Let’s get real for a minute… This winter—and New Year’s Eve in particular—will be as chill as they come! Our dialed back at-home celebrations demand cozy comfort. However, if you’re like me, you might still be yearning for festive attire. Although 2020 has been the year of sweatpants not statement fashion… We can strike a balance! One of my favorite ways to do that is by “fancying up” unexpected pieces, like joggers.…

5 Ways to Break Out of a Style Rut

Here we go… Twirling on in to 37! This past weekend, I celebrated my birthday and took some time to reflect on the ways my life, attitudes, and style have changed over the years. Turns out “older and wiser” couldn’t be more spot-on! I may have a few more wrinkles and my feet firmly planted in middle age, but I’ve never felt more confident in my skin.…

Sweaters For Her: A 2020 Gift Guide

I wish I could tell you my Christmas shopping is complete, that I’ve got all my ducks in a row this holiday season… However, I’ve barely started! Can any of you relate? That’s where this quick post comes in. Sweaters have long been one of my favorite gifts to give and receive. They are practical, cozy, and easy to tailor to your recipient’s personal style.…

Holiday Dresses Under $60 + At Home Styles

Without a doubt, the holidays are going to look a lot different this year… More chill, more casual, a lot of cozy/comfy styles. However, even if the celebration is only in our living room—and only with my husband and son—I’ll probably still dress up. Pulling on a great dress is a ritual for me. Like decking the tree, it’s part of making the holidays feel special.…

How to Look Stylish in Cold Weather

Thankfully, we’re not there yet… But I bet most of you are already asking the question how can I look stylish in cold weather? Winter weather is just around the corner. You’d think a Midwesterner would welcome the cold. However, every November I seem to ask myself why I haven’t moved to Florida! That said, family roots run deep… I’ve never left the Midwest.…

Best Amazon Prime Day Fashion Deals

Life has been super busy lately, right? Sometimes things you intended to keep tabs on—in this case, Amazon Prime Day—just creep up on you. It’s this week (Oct. 13 and 14, beginning at 3 a.m. ET). While I don’t talk about sales holidays often on the blog, the pandemic has made online shopping the norm. So, I thought a quick post about Amazon Prime Day and successful shopping strategy might be helpful.…

Fall Family Photo Outfit Ideas

Tis’ the season for pumpkin spice lattes, jack o’ lanterns, and crisp morning air… It is also the season for getting a wall-worthy snapshot of your favorite people! Many families call fall the best time of year to book a photo session – and I don’t disagree. Natural beauty is at its peak (think stunning fall color) and temperatures tend to be quite comfortable.…

Sustainable Handbags: A Designer to Love

When I first stumbled onto the accessory brand Soli & Sun, I was immediately taken with its artistry. I had never seen anything quite like these bold, cheerful handbags, fashioned from unique hand-woven fabrics. They are quite literally the prettiest styles I have ever seen. However, it was the social motivation behind them that truly captured my heart. If you are looking for sustainable handbags, Soli & Sun has an inspiring story to share!…

Summer Splendor + An Honest Chicwish Review

Ah, flower fields and dreamy dresses… I’m not ready to give up on summer splendor just yet! Does anyone else feel like the summer months just vanished before our eyes? Thankfully, we still have plenty of warm weather left here in Indiana. So, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite feminine styles, plus a much-requested Chicwish review. I share a ton of styles from this company.…