New PerSPECtives

Hey guys! Sorry for the sparse posts lately, but there have been a few changes in my life recently taking up a bit of time and energy!  One change are my new Bonlook cat-eye glasses! At first I was a bit unsure about them…but they’ve really grown on me! They give me a new perSPECtive…get it?? :)


The really big change is that I’ve put in my notice with my current job. I’m so thankful for the experience I’ve had with CASA and I actually get to stay with the organization in a new, more flexible and creative capacity. Big life changes are challenging sometimes but the Lord is already proving his faithfulness! I will be taking on a few part time jobs as well as focusing on my Etsy shop and developing new product! (Check back for updates soon!) All of these new opportunities allow me to use my creativity, learn a new skill, and have more flexibility in my schedule. I’m very excited!


I’ve also had some recent additions to my wardrobe from Daily Charms (check out the other items I featured previously, here), like this amazing blush pink tulle skirt! It’s so cute and only $15! I love the blush pink color, the longer length, and the several tiers of tulle creating a visually interesting affect. It’s a great piece for breezy summer weather!


And for an update on the ‘no shopping’ for the month of May with my friend Maria, it’s been going really well! Both of us have realized how much we use shopping and thrifting as a form of therapy, when really we should be seeking comfort from our Savior and support from our community. I honestly haven’t missed shopping at all! I’ve been able to stretch my wardrobe and combine pieces in new ways! My friends and I also did a clothing swap where we exchanged clothing and accessories instead of donating them! I ended up with several adorable dresses that I can’t wait to wear on here! And several of my donation items are now being utilized by friends. We had a blast enjoying time together (and eating cupcakes!) all the while helping our budgets! Maria and I have even talked about extending our ‘no shopping’ into June! We’ve definitely gained new perspective!


Hope you all are well and thanks for stopping by!


Outfit Details: Ann Taylor striped shirt, Name Brand Clothing $6; blush pink tulle ballet skirt, c/0 Daily Charms; Bonlook La Marquise cat eye glasses in Tortoise

33 Responses to “New PerSPECtives”

  1. Lauren says:

    Hi Star – I’ve missed you! Well, as a matter of fact I have been absent for the week as well! I started my new internship so I wanted to adjust. Congrats on the changes in your life! I am excited to learn more about your Etsy shop girl.

    Lovely look as well – that tulle skirt is so precious! And such a great deal! Definitely checking that site out :) xo

    • star says:

      Lots of changes for the both of us, girl! I hope your internship goes well!

      And I’m really excited to share more about my Etsy shop! Hope you check out Daily Charms! :)

  2. love stripes and with pink they are even more beautiful!



  3. carisa says:

    cute glasses! I love new glasses :) congrats on your big changes sounds fun and awesome!!

  4. Star, you look ABSOLUTELY adorable!! We are so in love with the simplicity of this outfit–it allows the delicate nature of the skirt and your touches of gold to really shine through!

  5. Megan says:

    This outfit is adorable! Love it :)


  6. thebandwife says:

    The glasses are super cute on you!

  7. What a beautiful skirt!
    I really like your glasses too, I actually have just got almost identical pair for me!
    x Kirsty

  8. Amanda says:

    Oh my goodness, I absolutely LOVE this outfit! I just found your blog, and i’m glad I did! Thanks for the outfit inspiration!

    Amanda @ Running In Heels

  9. Shannon says:

    What a fun belt! I love how you styled it!


  10. THAT BELT IS PERFECTION. I love, love, love it!

    Make sure to enter my Starbucks card giveaway!

  11. Oh my goodness, that belt is beyond amazing! What a wonderful thrifted find! And I love it over the red too. This whole outfit is just gorgeous on you!

  12. Your skirt is so gorgeous! You look really adorable in the specs too.


  13. Haha, I’ve not watched jungle book in ages! I love the song when they are doing the march!

    The belt is so lovely, it is so unique and you look great!

    Corinne x

  14. Ada says:

    Girl I love it all, head to toe. With Outfits like these, you are being a Regular now on my Week’s Best lists so check it out this week, as well.

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