Are you one to flight to warmer lands at every chance you get once winter hits? Or are you wanderlusting for a winter staycation? Wherever you live a winter vacation is always a good choice, even though a summer vacation seems like the most liked option.
What did you choose to wear this morning? Did you plan it out? Think about how others perceive your choice? Or did you throw on your most comfortable outfit? Maybe you even left your PJs on?
Any of those scenarios is likely for me, depending on the day! Consider how the fashion of royalty can inspire you… Recently, I watched a special from PBS on monarchs from the past, Tales from the Royal Wardrobe, which explained how what they wore helped portray their power – or lack of it. It made me think about how royalty and people in government today still use clothes and appearance to portray their standing and strength.
I want her job! Is a series featuring cool women with awesome and interesting jobs. We take a look at their careers as well as some of their favorite products and fashion tips. This week, we are thrilled to have the fabulous Rosie Slosek, Whole Life Transformation Guide at http://rosieslosek.com
“Look at this stuff. Isn’t it neat? Wouldn’t you think my collection’s complete? Wouldn’t you think I’m the girl, the girl who has everything?” – Ariel from The Little Mermaid
We don’t believe in new year’s resolutions, as a team we feel that goals of any kind shouldn’t have to wait until the beginning of a year. However, we have been working on some new goals (and made some progress already, yey!) that we thought it would be a good time to share with you and perhaps inspire you in your own fashion resolutions (if you believe in them).
As much as we love all the runways and fabulous designers’ fashion shows during NYC Fashion Week, with each season we’re always more and more excited to see what’s being worn on the street. Yep! Street style is were it is at! And if you already RSVP for this upcoming New York Fashion Week 2016, Feb 10-18 by the way 😉 you’re probably wondering what to wear to such a fabulous event or any other fashion show.
Your phone is full of pictures and videos documenting your summer. Unfortunately, your camera roll is full and you have to make room…dilemma. You struggle to decide whether to delete the pictures you took on vacation, or the pictures you took while hanging out with friends and family. How do you choose? Luckily for you, you no longer have to fight between keeping your favorite beach picture and deleting the adorable picture of your dog. Thanks to Google Photos app, you can safely backup and store all of your photos and videos, while making room on your camera roll.
Are you planning on visiting New York City? In the city that never sleeps, there are many places to visit and numerous sights to see. Are you having a hard time deciding where to begin on your journey? Here are five places that won’t disappoint you during your trip. As my girl, Taylor Swift says, “welcome to new York, its been waiting for you!”
It is easy to stick with color neutral color combinations you know, out of fear of walking around like a human rainbow, am I right? In reality, color provides variety into your style works to enhance your naturally beautiful self! Learning how to use a color wheel to dress, is not as difficult as you may think. Your worry ends today! Get ready, because you’re about to learn how to use a color wheel to dress!
Alma & Co. now carries handcrafted pieces from independent designer Belt & Wire! These pieces are created from 100% copper and real leather, recycled from belts. You will love these pieces to style a casual tee or for a more boho chic look, style them with a flowing maxi dress. In order to keep your one-of-a-kind pieces lasting for a long time, you will want to understand how to properly care for, and clean each piece. Are you wondering how to clean copper jewelry? Here are some tips to keep your copper and leather jewelry clean and safe:
Summer is full of so many possibilities: vacations, parties, concerts, and relaxing nights outside with friends and family. As much as you love summer, the one thing that can ruin it all is the heat; am I right?! At times, it begins to feel like an impossible task to look stylish while it is basically, one million degrees outside! There is no need to sweat it anymore! Here are some things to consider in order to beat the heat in style!
Who has time to keep up with the ever changing fashion trends when we all deal with the business of life- a career, school, family, friends? I too struggle to motivate myself to dress like an adult and leave my house to shop during my precious “me time”. I assume that I am not alone, right? I am so grateful for the person who first allowed us to experience the joy of online shopping,
As you might know, we love our jewels here at Alma & Co. and we think we have a pretty good knowledge about jewelry, its components and how to take care of it. But how about you? Are you the kind of girl who knows all there is to know about jewelry? Can you spot the truth from a lie? We have five common jewelry myths and the truth about each. Test your jewelry knowledge and let us know how you do! Good luck girl!
You want to stay healthy and fit but between work, school, and life it becomes difficult to find time to make it to the gym–never fear, girl! We have some simple and easy ways to work healthy habits into your life. It only takes a few simple habits to help you get started on becoming fit and staying fit. Here are five easy to follow habits for weight loss.
A travel day at the airport can be a true adventure: getting your bags checked-in, going through security, and running to catch that connecting flight. What you wear to the airport should be equal parts comfortable and stylish. Staying stylish while flying isn’t always easy given the various temperatures and cramped seating. Here are we share with you a few airport style tips that will keep you comfortable and stylish while flying.
Meet Samantha of Gold Coast Girl!
Samantha uses her blog as a creative outlet to express her love for all things fashion. In her blog she discuss current trends and explains elements of her own fashion inspiration. We love how she mixes high + low styles and is always on the hunt for a good sale, big plus! She lives in downtown Chicago with her husband.
Meet Kristen Uekermann of The Boston Fashionista!
By day, Kristen is an administrator at a basic scientific research department at a Boston area university. Kristen lives in Boston, she is married, has three cats, and in the own words “firmly believe the most chic items you can possess are good manners and a smile.” We’re very happy to have her share her favorite summer item with us…
Meet Nicole of Probably Polka Dots!
We’d like to meet this fabulous southern bell. We love her colorful blog and how she features her flea market finds and her love for flowers, antique silver and, of course, polka dots. Not only is she incredibly talented, she’s delightfully funny and brilliant. Nicole lives in Atlanta with her husband. Today, she kindly shares with us her favorite piece to wear during the hot months of summer.
This season is all about color. With the sun shining and the heat blazing, summer is the perfect season to embrace bright colors! Not sure how to incorporate these colors into your summer wardrobe? We got you covered. Here are 5 tips on how to add stylish pops of color to take you from basic to bold.
Meet Maya McDonald of Charmingly Styled!
Maya is a marketing and social media professional living out her dreams in windy city of Chicago. When she’s not blogging or tweeting the deets, she can be found exploring the city with a latte in hand. Maya is also a co-founder of the Midwest Bloggers, a network of talented bloggers from around the Midwest.