Shopping Lately: End of Summer Edition

Header image from Our Place. With the upcoming long weekend signaling the close of summer and the start of fall sales, I thought I would do a roundup post and highlight a select few sales. If you recall, I had set a shopping limit for myself at the…

How to Whiten Yellow Soles on Sneakers

After two years of consistent use, my Rothy’s lace-up sneakers were looking a little worse for wear. The uppers have been easy enough to clean with a quick cycle through the washing machine. However, the soles were getting the dreaded onset of a yellow hue that persisted through…

Holiday Gift Guide: Sweats Edition

I have somehow resisted the sweatsuit trend for 18 months… until now. Here are some favorite finds from my extensive “research” that would be great gifts for loved ones or for yourself! If you want to feel like an extra on the Dune set: The latest addition to…

2021 Holiday Sales Guide

Last updated on November 26th, 2021 at 11:09 amLast Updated: Friday, Nov 26 at 11am PST With each year, it seems the timeline of Black Friday sales extends earlier and earlier. Several brands have already kicked off sales with some being mobile app or VIP only, with many…

Etsy Holiday Gift Guide: 16 Unique Finds

Above: Photo from @heyletsclay In before the frenzy of Black Friday sales begins, here are some of my favorite finds on Etsy for friends, family, or as a treat for yourself :) Something customized: ColleCreative: Custom watercolor house portraits, I mentioned in my last post that I ordered…

Air Force 1 Alternatives: Sustainable & More

Header Image Credit: Veja I wanted to love my Air Force 1’s – I really did. I am very much on board with the pair-sneakers-with-any-outfit trend, especially with the straight leg & flowy pant styles as of late. And, I had found the perfect pre-loved pair for 40%…

Looking Forward to Fall

Though the days are still quite warm, I’m starting to go through and inventory pieces for fall. It’s starting to cool down in the mornings and at night, and I’ve found myself already starting to wear some of these pieces! This post is an extension from my summer…

Labor Day Weekend Sales Highlights

Above: Header image from Girlfriend Collective Happy long weekend! As with every holiday weekend, there are a ton of sales happening right now. Here are a few highlights from brands I frequent – I’ve also added some commentary to pieces I own: Birdies A simple sale! Suede Swan…


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