Styling The Basics

Shirt: Uniqlo (men’s, I’m wearing XS) | Skirt: Who What Wear Collection (old) similar here and here | Jacket: DSTLD | Boots: Stuart Weitzman | Scarf: Goodnight Macaroon (old) similar here | Sunglasses: Celine | Bag: Monrob Italy | Necklaces: Missoma, Missoma

This has been a month of consumer reflection here on First […]

By |2019-02-17T12:43:33-05:00February 18th, 2019|All, Fall, Fashion, Outfits, Winter|0 Comments

12 Wardrobe Staples For A More Streamlined Closet

It doesn’t seem to matter how many clothes we have, who hasn’t at one point looked into their closet and thought, “I have nothing to wear”?  No one.  So, the concept of a No Buy February or not making any unnecessary purchases for an entire month can seem almost impossible.

Unless you have a cheat sheet.

Well, here is your cheat sheet.  Consider it a Cliff’s Notes for wardrobe styling.  It’s a list of the 15 staples […]

By |2019-02-15T08:23:00-05:00February 15th, 2019|All, Fall, Fashion, Spring, Summer, Winter|0 Comments

This is 39

Last week I officially began the final year of my 30s.  It’s all pretty crazy because I still think I’m 28.  So, how do I pull off that mind trick?  Well, it certainly isn’t because of those new lines that have begun appearing on my forehead (they freaking suck).  I think it’s because of the way my life has unfolded so far.

I never thought I would be nearing 40 as a newlywed.  And I certainly never […]

By |2018-11-27T11:17:29-05:00November 27th, 2018|All, Fall, Lifestyle|6 Comments

Black and Blue

This is definitely not a go-to look for me.  I go back and forth between wanting to really define my personal style and stick with it while also wanting to go for something new and trendy on occasion.  This outfit falls into the latter category for me.

I don’t think there’s anything wrong with trying something different.  In fact, I encourage it!  I believe it does help you determine your own personal style.  You’ll never know what […]

By |2018-10-16T20:25:32-05:00October 17th, 2018|All, Fall, Fashion, Outfits|0 Comments

The $14 Item That Changed Everything

I know, I know, that’s quite a headline.  Have I found a cure for poverty and hunger?  (If so, how didn’t we figure this out sooner since it’s only $14?)  Is it a way to buy unlimited items of clothing that will in no way affect your budget? (Now that would be nice.)  Or maybe world peace is finally now upon us!  (Again, for 14 bucks we should have been on this earlier.)

Yeah, it’s none of […]

By |2018-10-11T14:56:56-05:00October 12th, 2018|All, Fall, Fashion, Lifestyle, Outfits|0 Comments