Modest is Hottest?

Content warning: this post contains mentions of sexual assault, weight, and eating disorders. Please read at your own personal discretion. There’s a movement in modern fashion culture that’s leaning back toward modesty. Some people call it refined or classic, but it’s the textbook definition of modest. Skirts that reach the knee or longer, higher collars,… Continue reading Modest is Hottest?

The Poised Girl’s Guide to Changing Perspectives

“Hold on. Let me rephrase.” If you’ve happened to talk to me in person or on the phone lately, it’s highly likely that you’ve heard this from me. Words are powerful. Multiple studies have been published showing that plants, water crystals, and people all develop better when spoken to in positive and encouraging ways. We… Continue reading The Poised Girl’s Guide to Changing Perspectives

Everything I Need to Know I Learned From The Devil Wears Prada

If you made me pick a fictional film heroine that wasn’t Elle Woods, it would be a tie between Miranda Priestly and Andy Sachs. I’ve written before about The Devil Wears Prada and my love for Andy. Lately, I’ve been thinking all about the amazing ways the movie (and the book it’s based on) have… Continue reading Everything I Need to Know I Learned From The Devil Wears Prada