The Ultimate Study Abroad Packing List for a Semester in Florence, Italy

As David Mitchell once said, “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.”   I can firmly state that the making the decision to study abroad in Florence, Italy of spring 2017 was one of the best things I did during my time as a college student. I was able to make amazing new friends that I would not have otherwise made, experience a new culture’s fashion, … Continue reading The Ultimate Study Abroad Packing List for a Semester in Florence, Italy

5 Tips To Dress a Pear-Shaped Body

In a world taken over by comparison due to the prevalence of social media, women struggle with body positivity and embracing their figures. With that in mind, I think that a major part of being “body positive” is dressing for your body type. This means wearing clothing that shows off what makes you feel amazing. I personally have a pear-shaped body type. A pear-shaped body … Continue reading 5 Tips To Dress a Pear-Shaped Body

23 Lessons I Learned by 23

In the words of the wise Blink-182, “Nobody likes you when you’re 23.” With that being said, after having already bypassed my birthday about a month ago, I have thought back on the lessons that I have learned over the course of my twenty three years spent living. Swearing is unattractive and makes you sound less intelligent. “If you have two friends in your lifetime, … Continue reading 23 Lessons I Learned by 23

3 Major Fall 2018 Fashion Trends

In my humble opinion, fall is the best season of all. I love fall because of gorgeous colors of the changing leaves, apple picking, a break from summer’s sweltering heat, pumpkin carving, my birthday (October 7th — where my Libras at?), and most of all, the fashion.  With that being said, fall is my favorite season to dress for, and the reason why I wanted to … Continue reading 3 Major Fall 2018 Fashion Trends

A Look Inside My First Birchbox: Unboxing & First Impressions

As many of you probably know, Birchbox is a monthly beauty subscription box service that matches you with products you may like based on your skin type and tone, hair color and type, etc. I received a Birchbox subscription as a 23rd birthday gift from one of my best friends, Emily. While I have never tried Birchbox before, I have received Ipsy Bags in the … Continue reading A Look Inside My First Birchbox: Unboxing & First Impressions

5 Lessons College Taught Me That Can’t Be Found in A Book

As my grandmother said before her passing last December, I “blossomed” over my four years of college. Throughout my undergraduate career, I switched majors once, acquired 3 internships, studied abroad in Florence, Italy for a semester, traveled to the Dominican Republic for a service trip, held several editorial positions at an online media outlet marketed toward empowered college-aged women, built strong relationships with my professors, … Continue reading 5 Lessons College Taught Me That Can’t Be Found in A Book

Governors Ball Survival Guide

On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018, I attended day two of the popular New York City music festival, Governors Ball, alongside my sister and two of her friends. Gov Ball is held every summer on Randall’s Island Park.  The festival mainly draws in young people, most likely between the ages of 17-25, so I definitely felt right at home. The festival features artists from a wide … Continue reading Governors Ball Survival Guide