Destructive terms that the fashion industry should STOP USING

It is indisputable that the fashion industry caters toward a very specific body type, and this concept is manifest in many of the terms we use to describe the array of sizes and body types that do not fit this mold. I am such a fan of the movement to embrace all bodies in the …

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5 trends that should die a quick and painful death in my humble opinion

This is probably going to be the most controversial article I have written so far. I am about to take some very popular trends and tell you exactly why I hate them. You might get offended, but hey, I'm told I need to be more opinionated so here goes. Pattern Mixing Even before I knew …

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Photo Editing for Dummies

When I first started blogging, I had no idea how to edit photos. Much like how I had no idea how to use Instagram, how to pose, how to create good content... I think I see a running theme. My version of photo editing was hitting the magic wand button in Apple's photo app. Good …

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Let’s Talk About Modesty

I brand myself as a "modest" blogger, but it has occurred to me that I have never taken the time to explain what that means. I am a Christian, so I view modesty in terms of my faith. But modesty is not only following a command of God, but also a sign of respect to …

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What is a lifestyle blogger?

These days it seems like every Instagram blogger adds "lifestyle" to their bio. Travel and Lifestyle, Decor and Lifestyle, Fashion and Lifestyle (like me!), etc. But what is a lifestyle blogger? What does it actually mean? And what does it say about that blog? The Blogger Himself/Herself Some may argue that adding "lifestyle" to a …

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Papa, I’m a Real Boy!

In the past week alone, the Lord has blessed and this blog in so many ways. When I started my @trustmeitsfshion Instagram account in September, I had really no idea how to use Insta and I definitely had no idea what I wanted out of the blog. I knew that owning a small business is …

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10 Ways to Do Floral This Summer

If spring is the season of floral everything, summer is the season of floral accents. It's also the season of lightweight basics and only minimal layers. Here's a list of ways to creatively wear floral this season without dying of a heat stroke. Neckties Neckties (also called neck scarves, ascots, etc.) are one of this …

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Wow what a year.

Hey guys! Sorry it's been so long. The reason I haven't posted in a while is the typical college excuse: essays, finals, and graduation. But I'm off four days a week this summer, so you will be hearing a lot from me (I'll let you decide if that's a good or a bad thing). Since …

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The Fanny Pack Revival

When I was growing up, I only ever saw a fanny pack when my Dad brought his out of the closet to take it to a theme park. His children always proceeded to mock him relentlessly. Fast forward to last summer, when my best friend started wearing a fanny pack every day because she worked …

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Don’t Be Afraid to Shop Plus Size

As I have mentioned before, I am right on the cusp of plus sizing. I can wear anything from a 14 to an 18, so it all depends on the the store. And the cut. And the fabric. And the time of day. And how I wear my hair. And whether the wind is blowing …

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