American girl living in England writing about fashion, beauty, body image, and musings on being a first-time mother. You can find her traipsing around the coast eating fish and chips, thrifting in local consignment shops, or typing on her computer coming up with a smug bio that perfectly captures her preferred persona in under a hundred words. Her writing has also appeared on consciousmagazine.co, belovedmag.com, and in print (snob) in Cottage Hill Magazine.

Latest Articles

9 Tips For What To Wear Come Photoshoot Time

For some folks, photoshoots can be incredibly fun. For others, they can incite minor panic attacks, particularly when considering what to wear for a photo shoot. But from family portraits to engagement shots to maternity snaps to just-for-the-fun-of-…
By Christie Drozdowski

9 Reasons To Love Your Asymmetrical Face

I'm not sure when or where it was first planted, but I grew up with the idea that symmetrical faces were the most attractive. The notion that only certain kinds of faces, features, and bodies deserve to be deemed beautiful or worthy undoubtedly stems…
By Christie Drozdowski

The Jewelery Brand Employing Homeless Individuals

It's a simple concept: A necklace shaped like an old key inscribed with a word of encouragement. You then wear it until you find someone else who needs the message more than you do. What started out as a personal style choice for actress and singer C…
By Christie Drozdowski

The Easiest Way To Make Custom Nail Polish Shades

If you're feeling a little crafty andhappen to be obsessed with manicures, I have the perfect weekend activity for you: A two ingredient DIY nail polish. It's a crazy simple (I swear) way to make yourself a custom shade and recycle old makeup you wer…
By Christie Drozdowski

7 Baby Clothing Lines I Want To Wear As An Adult

For me, being pregnant was almost as much about the clothes as it was about preparing for a new baby. In the beginning of my pregnancy, I was all about using my own threads for as long as possible. Towards the end, though, it was the baby clothing li…
By Christie Drozdowski

7 Sultry, Sassy Southern Indie Fashion Brands

Even after having lived in many other cities and towns, I can never forsake my Southern roots and love for Southern indie fashion brands. Most of us who hail from the South — not unlike anyone who loves the place they were born and raised in — are pr…
By Christie Drozdowski

7 Ways To Stop Biting Your Lip Skin

Like a lot of people, I'm prone to nervous habits. Biting my fingernails and skin and trying to figure out ways to stop biting my lips are among my top compulsive behaviors. But I've taken efforts to finally kick these habits to the curb in recent ye…
By Christie Drozdowski

11 A/W 2015 Trends From Around The World

It won't be long before we're wrapping up summer and moving into cooler temperatures. And with the changing of seasons, we'll soon have new fashions to gush over and autumn/winter 2015 trends to get excited by. Even though it's still summer in the St…
By Christie Drozdowski

9 Facekinis To Rock On Your Late Summer Vacation

You probably know the bikini quite well. Chances are you've also heard of the tankini. But trending in China and making its way to Western shores is facekini fashion. Or in other words, masks worn to take care of your face so that the sun is stopped …
By Christie Drozdowski

6 Women Ages 60+ Talk About The Granny Hair Trend

This summer's hairstyle trends have been all about pastel colors and experimentation, and one major source of #HairGoals for those inclined to dye their locks has seemingly been granny hair. Women of all ages are embracing the silver-gray hue that ha…
By Christie Drozdowski

9 '80s Perfumes For Scented Throwbacks

There's nothing like a good '80s throwback. If you want to be a bit more subtle in your nostalgia than a full on '80s outfit, however, a great way to pay homage to the decade that brought us big hair, synth pop, and plenty of shoulder pads is to wear…
By Christie Drozdowski

What Your Fave Clothing Pattern Says About You

Do you ever find yourself drawn to one particular type of print when you're shopping? Even though there are a plethora of clothing patterns to choose from, I know I've been partial to at least one or two before. I went through a phase a couple of yea…
By Christie Drozdowski

7 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Designers

Sports and fashion are two things that might not have always seemed to go hand in hand, but at this point, athletes and fashion are actually quite inseparable. When you think about it, this makes perfect marketing sense, since sporting events are som…
By Christie Drozdowski

7 Age 60+ Fashion Icons Embodying #HumanGoals

One of the things I've committed myself to in life is to stay young at heart forever, and this includes in my sense of fashion. I'm pretty sure the older women who I admire — those fashion icons over 60 — live by the same mantra, sartorially speaking…
By Christie Drozdowski

9 Gorgeous Outfits For Literature Lovers

If you use the website Polyvore, you might know that users can create outfit ideas as collages from thousands of searchable items of clothing available for purchase. These "sets," as the site calls them, can be inspired by anything: Music, art, pop c…
By Christie Drozdowski

9 Mouth Watering Dessert Prints You Need

As I write this, my birthday has just passed, and I couldn't help celebrating the occasion by rounding up some of my favorite candy themed clothing and accessories on the market this season. There's nothing like sweets and desserts to get you in a ha…
By Christie Drozdowski

4 Gross & Effective Ancient Tooth Brushing Methods

Though we probably consider tooth brushing more a part of our beauty regimes than our prehistoric ancestors did, ancient tooth brushing — no matter how different from our modern day equivalent — has been alive and well with some interesting technique…
By Christie Drozdowski

What Your Favorite Fashion Week Says About You

The clothes, the models, the designers, the controversies: Oh, fashion week! It's all pretty exciting for a devoted follower of all things clothes. But even though there are about 40 fashion weeks held around the world, there are few that get more at…
By Christie Drozdowski

9 Myths About Being A "Fashionista" Busted

I'm pretty sure that at one point in my life, if I heard the term fashionista, I would've cringed. The whole concept seemed frivolous and, quite frankly and more truthfully, unattainable to me; but I've learned since then that being a fashionista doe…
By Christie Drozdowski

7 Teens Who Will Always Inspire My Style

I'm figuring out that being in your thirties is kind of like being the middle child. When it comes to where to get fashion cues from, it feels like you're too old to be admiring the current teenage fashion icons of the day and too young to go out and…
By Christie Drozdowski