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Outfit of the Week// How to Wear All-Black

All-black is a chic look, but it takes a little extra thought if you don’t want to end up looking like Wednesday Addams. Here’s a few things to keep in mind: Choose statement jewelry in either silver or gold. I would avoid a bright color, because it will detract from the all-black wow factor. This is mine, and it’s on sale! Go for a simple, but interesting, silhouette. This sweater and skinny jeans combo isn’t loud, but the oversize fit of the sweater in contrast with the skinny  jeans gives it an interesting shape. Make sure your blacks aren’t faded! I’m pretty sparing …

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Outfit of the Week// Winter Bohemian

Do you have an Altar’d State where you live? We got one in Tulsa a few years ago, and it’s my go-to spot when I want to add something to my closet that has a bohemian vibe. I wouldn’t describe my style as bohemian necessarily, but I like it’s airy vibe so I do like to incorporate it every now and again. Like this dress (similar here) that’s sweet but not over the top. This one was actually gifted to me from a sweet friend who bought it at Altar’d State and then accidentally shrunk it…right to my 5’1 size! It’s too …

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Outfit of the Week// Athleisure for Less

The athleisure trend evaded me for the longest time. When I was a nanny in Boston I was constantly surrounded by moms in Lulu leggings, Patagonia quarter-zips, and Hunter boots. And I just didn’t get it. Why would you spend that much money on an outfit that wasn’t, like, a real outfit. You know? I remember at the time thinking that if there were a way to get the athleisure look for less, then I could maybe buy into it. But for the time being, it just wasn’t on my financial radar. (Ahem, it still isn’t.) The following year I was teaching dance …

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Outfit of the Week// MadeWell Love

MadeWell is one of my happy places. I love the simplicity of their style, and how they manage to pull off an edgy-meets-feminine vibe. In this post I talked about my love for the MadeWell Transport Tote, but it doesn’t stop there! There’s plenty of MadeWell in my closet. Like this little plaid number— which was worth the not-exactly-Target price since I can wear it to work, too! And it’s on major, major sale! My necklace is from Rocksbox. Have you heard of them? It’s kind of like a combination of Le Tote and Stitch Fix, only for jewelry. I’ll write a …

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Outfit of the Week// The Little Red Dress, Teacher Style

Did you know that I’m a teacher by day? I am! You can read more about how I spend my days here, but the gist of it is that I’m 26 year-old who teaches high school students, so I have to put a bit of thought into my teacher style. I’m young and (as you can tell) am not exactly tall.   When I first started teaching I dressed way more professional than I do now: blazers, pencil skirts, the whole she-bang. But ultimately it wasn’t really “me” and I think my students could sense that too. I’ve done quite a bit of …