I Love Outfit Photos (Blogger Confessions Part Two)


A few months ago I shared my hatred for outfit photos. However, as I’ve moved into working for myself full-time, I’ve started to wear more interesting outfits that I wanted to document. Because, you know, I’m kind of obsessed with documentation. Yet, I was still hesitant to take photos of myself because I didn’t want to go outside and I didn’t want to rely on someone

My Best Thrift Finds: Retro and Vintage Dresses

Vintage Inspired Garden Dress | ThoseGraces.com

Through my thrifting adventures at my local Goodwill, I’ve learned that the best vintage items in often won’t have a designer label. Many look odd on the hanger so they’re the overlooked in favor of popular brand names. I’m always on the hunt for the most unique items that can’t be found anywhere. Today I want to share three of my recent finds! Vintage Yellow

My Style Icon: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis


Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is frozen in our consciousness as First Lady of the United States with her pillbox hats and Chanel gowns. Her hair was 1960s perfection and pearls hung from her neck.  Despite her high glamour during the White House years, I’m far more interested in her style in the decades following the White House. During this time, Jackie was the epitome of glamour and

My $10 Makeup Lighting Solution

I recently realized that I needed to update my makeup lighting system. In an ideal world, I would always apply makeup in natural lighting. However, in the real world where the sun goes down at four o’clock in New England, this is simply not realistic. I went on the hunt for a new lighting system and came up with an easy $10 solution! My old

My Long Skirt Phobia and Other Stupid Rules I Learned in Middle School

My Long Skirt Phobia | ThoseGraces.com

Whenever I go shopping, I recall seemingly pointless rules that got ingrained into as a child. Somewhere around middle school, I latched onto what people said I should or shouldn’t wear, and while I’ve broken most fashion rules, there are some rules that still have a hold on me. One of my pointless rules is avoiding long skirts and dresses because I’m “short.” I realize