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Most Insta-Worthy Spots in RVA

Most Instagram-Worthy Spots in RVA

You’ve seen them for LA, NYC, and Miami, but I wanted to break the mold a little and share the most “Insta-worthy” spots in RVA!  I’m a proud Richmonder, as I was born and raised here, and I love that my city has some beautiful hidden (and not-so-hidden) gems that make for the best photo ops.  So if you’re ever traveling through Richmond, make sure to stop at a couple of these spots to get the best Insta shot!  You’ve…

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Red Equals Empowered

Red Equals Empowered

When asked to explain the meaning behind the title “Red” for her 2012 album, Taylor Swift said, “You have the great part of red, like the red emotions that are daring and bold and passion and love and affection. And then you have on the other side of the spectrum, jealousy and anger and frustration and you didn’t call me back and I need space.” I agree with every part of that description, and more.  I believe, like so many…

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Simplicity and the Importance of Accessorizing

Simplicity and the Importance of Accessorizing

Accessorizing: it’s something that is truly so simple to do, yet sometimes so over-thought that it’s turned into a more challenging task than need-be.  If I’m being honest, it has taken me years to master accessorizing, and I’m sure there are still things that could be learned!  However, here’s what I know when it comes to accessorizing a simple outfit – Consider the color or colors you’re already wearing, and how those relate to your accessories.  For instance: I wore…

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Why You Need a LBD for Summer

Why You Need a LBD for Summer

Outfit Details // dress | earrings | shoes | similar bracelet set | ring I’ll be honest with you guys right now – my original plan for this post was to tell you that this is the only LBD you’ll need for the summer.  However, upon beginning my writing and editing process, I came to discover that this dress is now only available in white, making my initial post topic completely irrelevant.  That being said, I still believe that you should get…

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A Stop For Gelato

A Stop For Gelato

Outfit Details // dress | earrings | similar heels Alright, accountability time: I believe my privilege to give the title “my favorite ____” to any item of clothing needs to be taken away effective immediately 😂  The amount of pieces in my wardrobe that are my “favorite” is excessive and ever-changing so even though that article of clothing may truly be my favorite at the moment, I’m sure I’ll have a new one faster than you can say “shopaholic.”  At this…

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