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Ethical Formal Dress Shopping tips


Homecoming season is upon us so today I’m sharing some tips and ideas for anyone who is looking for an ethical alternative to the standard glittery formal dress that you wear once and then throw/give away. My first tip is to buy second hand or thrift. This is a great idea if you still want a fancier dress but at…

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Fashion Friday: Fall Flannel


Now that Labor Day has come and gone it is unofficially the fall time so I have been pulling out my flannels and dreaming about my ankle boots. For this outfit I paired a flannel tunic with some cuffed shorts because I might think its fall but the weather thinks otherwise. For shoes I wore my black converse. Happy Fall!…

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Fashion Friday: Soaking up the Last of Summer


Who’s ready for autumn? This morning (the day I wrote this) I woke up and the air felt decidedly fall-like. In a couple of weeks or so I think I’ll be excited for autumn, especially when the aspens start changing colors up in the mountains, it’s probably the prettiest thing ever. Right now, though I’m still enjoying summer and don’t want…

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Fashion Friday: Back to School Uniform Ideas


This post was originally published on A Maizy Life on March 14, 2016. Last week I shared my back to school outfit idea, this week I’m sharing a post from last spring with some ideas to look cute even if you are wearing a uniform. Hello! I go to a school with a uniform. Its pretty relaxed and we have…

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Fashion Friday: Back to School Outfit


I start school in a little over a week so I’ve been thinking and planning some outfits for the start of school. I’m taking all of my classes at my community college instead of my highschool so I get to wear outfits other than my uniform. Something that I think would be really cute is to style a summer dress…

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Fashion Friday: Oufit Ideas for Camp


As you read this, I am at camp. This will be my first time going to camp so I’m really excited. Is it just me or did you always think that going to camp would be just like the movie The Parent Trap? In honor of my first week at camp, I’m sharing two outfit ideas, for two diffrent settings…

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Fashion Friday: Maxi Skirts


Huzzah! A Maizy Life is one year old today! You can read my very first post here. It’s amazing how far I’ve come with blogging and I can’t wait to keep going! Today I’m sharing a maxi skirt outfit. In my opinion, maxi skirts are ideal for summer. They are loose and flowy and keep you cool in the heat but…

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Fashion Friday: Work Appropriate


I recently got a new job at a custom sewing/tailoring business in my city. I’m super excited to start and not least because I will actually need to get dressed for work now rather than just throwing something on over my swim suit. I’ve been putting together some work outfits and chose my favorites to share on the blog. For…

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Fair Trade Friday: June Earring of the Month + Giveaway!!


Hello! I am in LOVE with the June earrings of the month from Fair Trade Friday. They were made by women employed by Village Artisan, a company based in North India that seeks to empower men and women by giving them dignified employment. The March earring of the monthwas also made by Village Artisan. This month’s earrings are beautiful brass double coined earrings.…

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