Hi, my name is Aramide and I am a recovering overpacker. When it came time for any trip, I'd get a serious case of clothes and accessories FOMO and I would pack things I would maybe need instead of only what I would wear. I like options and the thought of not having something in another city made me nearly break out in hives.
What did this lead...Read more
With winter and a new year right around the corner, now is a good time to think about change. But what happens if YOU are the one changing? Maybe you just had a baby, or started a new career venture, or perhaps you're going through a breakup or divorce. What if the change is internal, like finally getting over something that's been holding you ...Read more
Lately I've noticed that everyone is really into the idea of a capsule wardrobe: a pared down wardrobe consisting of just a few items that go together in multiple ways.
To me, this is an old idea with a new-sounding name (and maybe a few more rules). Making sure each new item brought into the wardrobe is versatile enough to dress up or down, ...Read more
Oh boy, the first fall breezes are finally blowing through, which can only mean one thing: pumpkin spice lattes! Or, you can use the change in season to sit back and reflect on your goals for the end of the year and beyond. Are you buckling down to take your career someplace new? Do you want to spend a little more time focusing on your ...Read more
No matter how self-aware, self-expressed, or self-confident we are, there are still some sticky, pernicious thoughts and feelings that can come up when we start thinking about style. A lot of these "style myths" rear their ugly heads when we make a big change or try something new, and can originate from our histories, our family and friends, or ...Read more
As summer ends and cooler temperatures make their way in, you may be digging out your jackets and coats from last season to get ready for the changing weather. Most people see the crisp breeze and falling leaves as a welcome reprieve after spending months battling the summer heat.
While I do love summer, fall is my personal favorite season for ...Read more
I hear from a lot of people who struggle to prioritize the little things like alone time, eating well, exercise, and, of course, getting dressed. It's difficult to prioritize your wardrobe, especially if you've been waiting to lose those pesky five pounds, or to get that windfall of cash to buy some new clothes. Between your personal life, work ...Read more
Do shopping trips overwhelm you? Do you often end up buying the same thing every time, getting things you didn't plan on buying or leaving empty-handed?
If so, you may be struggling while shopping. Shopping habits are hard to break and can have a huge effect on your wardrobe. If you've ever looked in your closet in the morning and not known ...Read more
In the last year, I have upped my travel game. These trips have helped me to see how style can deepen and shift through a change in environment, not only in a logistical sense but also in the gathering of inspiration and heightened possibility of trying new things.
I'm starting to feel like hitting the road might be a crucial element of ...Read more
Something I hear quite often from friends and clients is that they have a lot of anxiety about shopping for new clothes. Some love adding bold new pieces to their wardrobe, but they haven't always been good at judging when they truly should buy something.
As a result, they experience buyers' remorse and have wasted money or time spent waiting ...Read more
A classic T-shirt that is well fitted and super soft is absolutely an essential wardrobe item. Sometimes you just want to get up in the morning, throw on a T-shirt and go but then you remember you must look at least a little presentable for work. Well, fret not because there are some ways you can get away with wearing a T-shirt for work while ...Read more
The debate over comfort and style has recently come to a head. The two do not have to be mutually exclusive. Is it perhaps that our definition of style and the traditional aesthetic are gradually changing over time?
Fashion used to be a way to speak to one's social and economic status, and in some ways it still is. Not everyone can afford ...Read more