Fashion Illustration

Dress for Yourself

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“Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves, and of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys, they’d just walk around naked at all times.”

-Betsey Johnson

Wedding Season

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Wedding season is starting to hit and I’m excited to say I have a few coming up. I find them to be utterly romantic. It’s that special moment where two people declare their love for each other in front of their friends and family. I always find it an honor to be invited to share in those special occassions.

It’s also an opportunity to find a fun dress! Summer clothing lines are starting to come out and I’m on the hunt for a couple of winners. Since it’s full day event in most cases, it’s important to find a dress that breaths throughout the day. I love silk as much as the next girl but in the hot summer heat, you are not going to be able to last until the dancing starts. My requirements are something with a bit of a full skirt, cotton or spandex type of material and a fun pattern or interesting shape. This dress is one I would wear in a heartbeat. It’s fun, light and can go all night!

Jump into Spring

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Why not jump into spring with a jumpsuit? They are very hot right now, appearing everywhere from runways, red carpets, and to your fellow shoppers on the street. It’s a fashionable, acceptable onesie that you can wear after you turn 5. It’s an easy way to look elegantly pulled together while feeling comfortable and breezy. I’m on the hunt to find a good one to add to my closet.

Are you trying out the jumpsuit?

Oh the Places you will go

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The past three months have been a whirlwind of excitement, change, adventure, and growth. I’ve been traveling non-stop with family and friends. I’ve had the chance to go to Florida, Vermont, New Hampshire, Vancouver, Rome, Paris, and New York. I have certainly caught the travel bug and can’t wait to explore more states, cities, and little nooks around Boston.

I started a new job at the end of January. It allowed me the opportunity to take on new challenges. After being there for a couple of months, I have to say, I’m much happier and more fulfilled than ever before. I was able to learn so much from my previous job that I have been able to apply and I’m thankful for having that opportunity. It’s always scary leaving the life you know, but it’s been satisfying to push my boundaries and build my professional skills.

I’m moving from my cute studio to a one bedroom. It’s the chance to redecorate (yay!) and try a new environment. It’s also forced me to do some serious spring cleaning and get rid of clothes, furniture, and books that I no longer need or use. I’m up to 20 Trader Joe’s shopping bags worth of stuff that I’m going to get rid of and I’m only half done! Help!

Overall, while I haven’t been as active on this blog as I would like, I’ve been taking advantage of opportunities to grow and expand my horizons. Now that things are starting to settle down, I’m excited to jump back into painting, writing, and blogging. I’ve miss you all and can’t wait to be back in the swing of things.