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12 months, 12 goals: shop secondhand

It dawned on me, as I flipped and flipped through endless blouses at a local Goodwill on Monday, that thrift shops will never run out of items for me to add to my closet. Sure, there are a few items … Continue reading

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guest post: The Seduction of Stuff by Hannah

I asked Hannah of Hannah Maria if she wanted to contribute to Style Wise since she’s doing such a great job (a better job than me) living conscientiously. Below is the story of her transition to ethical consumerism. Thanks, Hannah! … Continue reading

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real beauty sketches

I originally discussed my thoughts on real beauty in response to Dove’s Real Beauty Sketches video on my other blog, but I thought this crowd would enjoy it just as much, if not more, than my readers over yonder: ——— When … Continue reading

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radical

radical : of, relating to, or proceeding from a root I started this blog with a specific reader in mind. I wanted to encourage young women – my peers – who were already reading personal style blogs to take an interest … Continue reading

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