Full disclosure: I mention several companies, two of which are former employers of mine, Stitch Fix and Nordstrom Inc. I was employed by Stitch Fix during the summer of 2016. I worked for Nordstrom in Alaska, Colorado, and Texas, from 2012-2017.
I’ve all but abandoned the initial reasons for beginning this blog 2 years ago due to the frivolity of maintaining a fashion & lifestyle blog in the midst of a pandemic and the Black Lives Matter Movement. Regardless, I’ve chosen this space to memorialize my furry companion of 13 years as I plan to writeContinue reading “Hurricane Biscuit Rowdy Fox Hands, Queen of the Blunn, 13”
I am in the third year of a self-defined shopping ban. At the beginning of the year, I published an Instagram Story about my personal shopping ban to share my knowledge and tips on how to be successful at creating & maintaining a sustainable wardrobe. Since then, many people have asked how I stay true to myContinue reading “Sustainable Wardrobing 101”
I very much resent a specific trope of female characters in movies & television: after she experiences a terrible breakup, the woman lead cuts her hair, trims new bangs or dyes her hair, typically with disastrous results (see: The WB’s late-90s TV classic Felicity). My resentment of the post-breakup hairdo is why it’s never beenContinue reading “Pretty darling, why don’t you go & cut your hair?”
In 2009, I began a style blog titled Bella Vogue (BV). BV centered on the growing & bustling fashion scene in Austin, TX. In 2014, after eloping to Alaska, I ceased updating BV, but the experience of creating and maintaining BV afforded me many wonderful opportunities, for fun and for paid work. A few thingsContinue reading “Intention.”