VIDEO BLOG | My Top Vintage Shopping Tips

Check out my top vintage shopping tips! I break down vintage shopping to make it easy to find those hidden gems that will transform your wardrobe and most importantly, bring you major joy! Also as promised, here are just a few vintage shops I never miss:Isabelle Bajart – Brussels, BelgiumAloe&Wolf – Siena, ItalyOrnySun Vintage –Continue reading “VIDEO BLOG | My Top Vintage Shopping Tips”

Harnessing Positive Vibes | 6 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Mental Health “Good Days”

“…use your disability to be more clutch, not as a crutch.” When we talk about mental health in the news, social media, medicine, so often the conversation has a tendency towards “doom and gloom.” I too am guilty of focusing on the challenges of living with a mental health disability, as if every day isContinue reading “Harnessing Positive Vibes | 6 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Mental Health “Good Days””

Designer Spotlight | Alberta Ferretti

“I try to transform a dream’s magic into reality.” – Alberta Ferretti As I scroll through the fashion social media sphere, there is one designer noticeably absent from most Americans’ feeds: the incomparable, Alberta Ferretti. Ms. Ferretti is an icon by every definition. As one of the most important forces in Italian fashion for 40Continue reading “Designer Spotlight | Alberta Ferretti”

No-Vacation Nation | No, You Still Can’t Cancel Summer

Although taking a vacation in 2020 may seem unattainable — which is completely on brand for this insane year — there’s significant scientific evidence to prove taking time off is more important now than ever. The 2008 article “No-Vacation Nation” authored by my fellow University of Florida alum, John de Graaf, explores the workaholic U.S.Continue reading “No-Vacation Nation | No, You Still Can’t Cancel Summer”

Bigger Than Fashion | Dior Couture Like Never Before – 75 Years In The Making

After my message on Monday, a return to regularly scheduled programming. I have some exciting new content coming this week including blog posts on the most critical step to overall skin health and anti-aging, Where to Wander, and even an unboxing! But first, DIOR. 75 years ago following a devastating war, Paris designers scrambled toContinue reading “Bigger Than Fashion | Dior Couture Like Never Before – 75 Years In The Making”

I Didn’t Think I’d Be Doing A Part II So Soon | The Silenced Grief – Miscarriage

Video post. Last week I wrote about my struggle with “complicated grief” after the death of my grandmother. This weekend my family had another major loss. I promise to return to talking top travel and skincare tips soon, but first, this.

Grief. It’s Complicated.

I know people are yearning for positive content in an effort to escape our distressing reality, but for many, the path to “normal” post-COVID will be through grief. So while this may not be what anyone necessarily wants to read right now, this is what everyone needs to read. *This will not be my mostContinue reading “Grief. It’s Complicated.”

15 Easy Vacation Hacks To Make Weekdays At Home Feel Like A Holiday Away

As I watch with bated breathe to see if Italy will be one of the few EU countries to go rogue and open its borders to Americans this summer, I’m going stir crazy with cravings for a vacation. We’ve booked our August holidays with no change fees, so now we wait (will it be August,Continue reading “15 Easy Vacation Hacks To Make Weekdays At Home Feel Like A Holiday Away”

Day 1 Of My New Job | Let’s Contribute A Verse

“You must strive to find your own voice because the longer you wait to begin, the less likely you are going to find it at all.”Dead Poets Society Today is my first day of work! As in the first day I am pursuing a more unconventional career in favor of my passions and writing. AmContinue reading “Day 1 Of My New Job | Let’s Contribute A Verse”

8 Universally Flattering Red Lipstick Shades For Every Occasion

I never thought I could wear red lipstick. Like so many of us, I was caught up in the nude lipstick trend and thought I would never be one of those red lipstick glamazons. In fairness, I am olive in complexion so those more common blue-based reds like Tom Ford’s F*cking Fabulous or Nars JungleContinue reading “8 Universally Flattering Red Lipstick Shades For Every Occasion”