Styling Polka Dot Shorts | Then and Now

The sustainable principal of wearing a lot more of what you own and buying less has been a hard one for me to learn. Shopping and hauling clothes has been a part of my life for so long. I still have fond memories of going back-to-school shopping each year. But  those clothes just don’t last,  and even now I get a little disappointed with the amount of clothes I’m willing to part with.

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My Fashion Book Collection

Since It’s still far too hot to wear anything stylish, and the excitement for fashion is rising as we get closer to fashion month, I figured it was about time to share my fashion book collection. I’ve certainly always loved fashion and books, but my love of these gorgeous books peeked when I was in college. Walking into independent bookstores and finding shelves upon shelves filled with books about every aspect on fashion had me in awe. My little suburban town Barnes and Noble couldn’t compete.

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In Search of … A Cruelty Free Lightweight Foundation

Over the years my preference for foundation has crept down from mask-like high coverage to a more medium and sometimes sheer look. In the summer, especially when it  feels like my skin is melting off, the last thing I want to do before going out is put on thick foundation. Of all makeup categories to search for within cruelty free brands, I thought foundation would be pretty simple, but that is not the case.

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Summer Days in Aerie

Summer hit me pretty hard this year. I’m sure there’s a small part of me that appreciates the heat after those long winter days and endless spring rain, but I was not prepared for heat rash and constantly feeling sticky from sunscreen and bug spray. Not the most glamorous image of summer days, but that’s been reality for the past week. It’s hard to get dress when you feel like you’re melting.

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Fish’s Favorites: Spring 2018

All of spring felt like a rush. There was about a week of true spring weather, lots of rain the rest of the time, and lots of me juggling birthdays, life changes, and family time. I feel like I need to nap through July, but sadly that wont be possible. Instead I’ll start thinking about all the things I must do before summer ends. Before the list making starts, lets take a look back at spring.

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