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Category: Fashion

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.…

20 Elegant White Tops For Summer

It might seem risky or counter intuitive with a three-year-old at home, but my closet is packed with white tops. Dangerous? Yes. But 100 percent worth it! Why? White tops offer instant elegance, particularly in warmer weather. No matter what you pair them with they always look chic. Dress them down with jeans… or shoot for all-out glamour with a sophisticated skirt and red lip.…

Best Amazon Swimsuits of 2020

Feels kinda funny to begin talking about swimsuits and beach days in July. However, in many ways summer is just getting started! Certainly, 2020 is no ordinary year. I put on a swimsuit for the first time last week… and it reminded me to do this much-requested post: The Best Amazon Swimsuits of 2020.

Swimwear can be tricky to shop for and expensive.…

Palm Print & Summer-Ready Styles

Perhaps it’s because this is the summer of going nowhere... but these days I really find myself pulled toward palm print. It has a way of transporting you away from your current reality and offering a beeline to the beach. Sure, it’s unlikely that beach is literal. For example, we are stuck at home in the throes of potty training our little guy.…

4 Steps to Define Your Personal Style

“I’d rather go to the dentist than shop for clothes,” a friend told me. Huh? What?! My jaw nearly hit the floor. There are few things I enjoy more than the process of curating a great outfit, scouring the racks or websites for affordable pieces that fit my aesthetic. It was hard to fathom someone not feeling the same. Then, I realized I might be the outlier here!…

What to Wear for Family Photos

We will never be able to freeze time, but family photography might be the next best thing. I don’t know about you, but I will treasure our family photos forever. Why? They capture your little people while they’re still little, documenting every impish grin and twinkling eye. Local photographers are beginning to book sessions again here in Indiana. And that means a lot of families are asking a very common question… Hmm, what to wear for family photos? 

Memorial Day Thoughts + Sales Round-Up

While I will always find it a bit odd that a federal holiday to honor our fallen heroes has somehow become a shopping extravaganza, Memorial Day is now without a doubt one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Appliances, furniture, clothing—you name it, it’s on sale!

On one hand, I get it. Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. We’re all itching to enjoy some sun and fun, while tossing a few burgers on the grill.…

Back Detail: Embellishment You Can ‘Get Behind’

Conservative in the front, party in the back… There’s something about the change of seasons that always has me reaching for fashion with a bit of extra flair. In particular, I am all about back detail! Whether it’s a bow, a criss cross, or an unexpected ruffle — there’s nothing quite like a splash of surprise as you turn around to truly elevate an outfit.…

3 Ways to Style a Lantern Sleeve Top

I can’t quite decide how I feel writing about fashion during coronavirus… There is so much hurt, pain, and uncertainty in the news each day. Amid significant needs, like job loss and hunger, chatter about style can seem “fluffy” or tone deaf. On the other hand, I’ve caught myself actively seeking out that kind frivolous fashion fare! It’s a momentary escape from reality. And let’s be honest—when you’re spending all day, every day in yoga pants—browsing blogs, scrolling Instagram, or clicking through pretty dresses on the websites of your favorite stores can feel downright cathartic.…