In July 2013 soon after my grandma passed away I left for Montauk with my friends. The timing felt weird but for whatever reason was right for me then. Being at the beach has always had a profound effect on me and I needed to be there.
On this weekend getaway I decided to take with me 1 yard of fabric in a variety of prints I had made at work, so that my friends and I could wear them at the beach like sarongs.
I've spent my whole life using fashion as a source for empowerment, expression, and to bring joy into my life. In this moment that is exactly what I was doing. I chose joy in this sad time through my favorite outlet - and best of all was styling everyone around me.
Can you use something from your closet to make you smile through a hard time? Can you take that extra moment to pop some color around your shoulders to brighten your day?
Here if you need a pick me up - and of course a styling tutorial 😉