What jacket will you be rocking?

Oof Wear

I can’t begin to express the excitement I feel when I know fall is around the corner. Big cozy sweaters, long socks, and statement jackets are what makes this cooler season worth waiting for.

One of the best pieces to invest in for the upcoming months are jackets and coats…

How the clothing industry emphasized one size.

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It’s clear that many women’s bodies do not look alike.

We come in all shapes and sizes. Some of us are curvy, big-chested, have no hips, or have broad shoulders. Our differences in bodies are what make us beautiful and special.

Sadly, the fashion industry hasn’t always been the biggest…

Neautral colors still remain in high demand.

Max Mara (Credits to WGSN)

With the upcoming fall and winter season upon us, what colors are designers predicting will be the latest trends?

After my own research from the trend forecasting website, WGSN, it is clear we are still heavily relying on neutrals this fall, with some pops of color scattered throughout collections.


How shopping at Shein has a greater impact than you think.

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I’ve grown up in the age of five-dollar tops and express shipping.

Where demand overdrives supply and children younger than I make my clothing.

This is the period of “fast fashion”, a movement that supports low quality and cheap clothing, at the expense of children, the ecosystem, and the planet…

How to be trendy with what you already have.

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As a fashion merchandising major, following trends and forecasting future styles is a key element to my schooling and future career.

I love seeing how season after season new colors start getting worn, and different styles are implemented into everyone's wardrobes.

We can even state that a specific time period…

A size 12 can be a size 6.

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Have you ever walked into a store and tried on a pair of pants in your “normal” size, just for the pants to be way too small?

Or how about two sizes too big and you wonder how you could possibly be a size 2 when that was your size…

Why waiting for the future holds back your happiest self.

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Ever since I was a little girl, the future excited me. Like most kids, I looked forward to Christmas, birthdays, new school years, and growing up.

I made plans for my future, what I wanted to do, and who I wanted to be.

I dreamt of going to college far…

It’s okay to not be okay.

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My freshman year of college was a new start for me.

I had spent all of high school in a miserable state of depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. Finally, I chose to be happy again about halfway through senior year. …

Sometimes it’s better to go with the flow.

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The second I graduated high school, I had the next 8 years of my life fully planned out.

I was a goal-oriented machine.

And it was great. …

Stop making excuses and start making life happen.

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I still remember my freshman year of college: wake up at 7 am, go to the gym, get ready, go to class, do homework, go to work, repeat.

I was a machine, better yet, a robot to the daily tasks that I did.

I was productive, got stuff done, and…

taylor franklin

aspiring fashion CEO.

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