• Where I Buy Clothes Secondhand
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    Where I Buy Clothes Secondhand

    Recently, I shared my reasons for quitting fast fashion and it’s been one of the best decisions I’ve made in the past few years. Since I’m no longer buying from traditional stores at the mall, I’ve started exploring new options for adding clothing and accessories to my closet. This had led me to get creative when searching for specific items and also have a more open mind to secondhand clothes in general. Now how does one buy clothes when not buying from your regular fashion stores? At first, I wasn’t too sure myself. Of course I knew about thrift stores, but even I’ll admit that that can be time consuming with little…

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    Why I Quit Fast Fashion

    In my 2019 goals, I shared that I wanted to continue thrifting for second-hand items, rather than buying new. This came from a recent change I made at the end of 2018, which was quitting fast fashion. I briefly touched on this in the blog post, but I wanted to go into more details about why I quit fast fashion and share some resources to begin your journey.  I want to make it clear, that this is a very new journey to me and I’m not completely educated on the fashion industry. That’s why it is so important to do your own research and decide for yourself what your stance…

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    Clothing Declutter & Overhaul | Spring Cleaning

    Now that I have a grasp on my clothing style for business casual, it’s time for an overhaul of my closet. It’s getting warmer here so I’ve been shopping for some new summer clothes that are also work appropriate. I have tons of summer dresses and cute skirts, but not many that I feel comfortable wearing to work. It’s not that they’re too short, but given my height already and being my age I want to dress the part for my job – I like looking nice. That being said, I also want to keep some of my summer dresses and short skirts for weekend wear and going out. There’s no…

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    Polka Dots & Purple Flats | Outfit of the Day

    I thought it would be fun to start sharing some of my outfits of the day, especially the cute business casual ones I wear to work. This outfit had some spring vibes on a mild March 60 degree day here in Minnesota. I wanted to wear my fun polka dot Mid-Rise Pixie Ankle Pants from Old Navy. I love this line from them – I also own quite a few of the the Long Pixie Pants, all from the online petite section. My blouse was also from Old Navy, the Classic Oxford Shirt which I also own in blue. I topped the oxford with a gray sweater from Target. The rose gold statement necklace is from…