Maroon For Autumn 2017

Maroon is a classic Autumnal color and brings about feelings of nostalgia for me. My family always bought me maroon clothes growing up. Not because I liked the colorĀ (I did not back then), but because they thought it looked great on me. Now that I am older, I can’t get enough of it. I have fair skin and dark brown hair so maroon is a nice juxtaposition. Every Fall, I look forward to donning something…
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What You See Is Not What You Get

Social media can be really misleading. When it comes to social media, what you see is not usually what you get. A person’s social accounts only ever depict a small fraction of their lives, and that person is usually selective about what they share. I sometimes find myself scrolling through people’s Instagram feeds wondering how they afford the jet-setter lifestyle or an abundance of designer clothing. In reality, this person could be working a full-time…
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How To Provide Value To Your Network

You should bring something to the table when you are networking with people. Last week, I talked about the importance of offering value when networking, but if you are like me, you might struggle to see what that value is. It took me a while to see it but one of my best qualities is that I am a great listener. I’ve always been a good shoulder to cry on, person to vent to, or…
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How To Style: The Oversized Coat

Let’s change things up a bit and throw a more masculine silhouette into the mix. We have all started to see fashion girls wearing oversized blazers and coats this season. I wanted to show you all how I styled mine. I thrifted this coat a couple weeks ago and it only cost me a mere $10. You might be able to find a coat perfect for you in your dad’s closet or at any thrift…
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Networking 101

A vast majority of people underestimate the power of networking… Either that or they don’t understand it. Connecting with people can be overwhelming at times. You meet people every day but who should you network with? You should seek out those who add value to your life or your craft. You should offer value as well, but I will expand on that in another post. Networking is personally challenging for me because I am an…
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