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Spring Summer Style Inspiration | Vacation Outfits

Someone told me it’s April, but I’m Washington, D.C. and don’t believe them. My fingers are typing away as I sit at my dining room table wearing sweat pants, a pullover, and fluffy socks. (Imagine the Michelin Man with red hair.) Therefore, in a dire need to escape, tomorrow two of my girlfriends and I […]

April 3, 2019

Style

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Time Management Tips to Do it All

I get the question a lot: “How do you do everything you’re doing now?” For those who don’t know: I’m working on my Master’s degree in Social Change + Advocacy, helping lead the ethical fashion brand I started, trying to get an internship in a D.C. office this summer, and growing an online platform. All […]

March 15, 2019

Empowerment, Lifestyle

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Free Monthly Wallpapers: March | Women’s History Month

Every month, I create and give you free wallpapers to slip on your phones. When I’ve got a cute wallpaper on, my life feels that much more put together. Because it’s Women’s History Month and today is International Women’s Day, you’ll notice a feminist theme! My strongest belief is that, though men and women are […]

March 8, 2019

Empowerment, Free Stuff

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12 Movies of Strong Women to Watch for Women’s History Month

It’s time, ladies! Women’s History Month is all of March! To celebrate, I created a list of 12 Movies of Strong Women to Watch for Women’s History Month. And while I believe it’s important to remember that we always stand on the shoulders and sacrifices of the women before us, these movies are bold ways […]

March 3, 2019

Empowerment, Justice

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DYI: Galentine’s Day Party Inspo

Click to watch 1 minute recap of our party for some DYI: Galentine’s Day Party Inspo: My roommate, Victoria, and I threw a Galentine’s Day party for our girlfriends here in Washington, DC. It was one of those nights we all talked about well into the next day. And though it was a mix of […]

February 13, 2019

Life in DC, Lifestyle, Photos + Vlogs

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What I Love About Being Single

I NEVER talk about being single on the internet. Honestly, I find it a person’s relationship status dreadfully boring. Someone’s relationship status tells you NOTHING definitive about them. There are so many far more interesting things to talk about! But on this Valentine’s Day week, I want to change the way we think about being […]

February 12, 2019

Empowerment, Photos + Vlogs

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3 Ways to Conquer Change

The earth is filled with reminders and comforts that whisper, “Whatever you’re going through, it’s okay. It’s a part of life. Trust that where you are right now is a beautiful part of the process.” I used to dread change. (No exaggeration, I went away to college kicking and crying because I hated transition so […]

February 10, 2019

Empowerment, Life in DC, Photos + Vlogs

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FREE Monthly iPhone Wallpapers for February

I woke up to so many instagram posts joyously sharing that February is their favorite month. To be honest, February sneaks up on me. January is full of so much intimate reflection and planning for me (especially with the added layer of it being my birthday month) that February feels like it’s forcing me along. […]

February 1, 2019

Free Stuff, Photos + Vlogs

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Birthday Weekend in DC

My 24th birthday weekend in D.C. was nothing short than an absolute dream! It involved a brunch that took me back in time, stumbling upon a  Madewell sale, stops around my beloved city, and the most endearing friends. The day held some of my favorite D.C. things. Therefore, I’m sharing what I did on my […]

January 13, 2019

Life in DC, Lifestyle

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What I Do: My Job Empowering Women

Q: What do you do? A: I founded an ethical fashion brand, Trades of Hope. Trades of Hope sells fair trade fashion + home accessories made by women who are facing poverty. However, the women we partner with don’t want charity but an opportunity. They have faced oppression, hunger, and desperation; but with a dignified […]

January 11, 2019

Empowerment, Trades of Hope

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