3 Tips for Being Stylish on a Budget

Working in academia is a unique world. There are days where we might not teach or even go into the office at all and other days where the meetings and obligations seem endless. This requires academics to have a pretty versatile wardrobe. For example, I have a possibly unhealthy amount of athleisure for the days and weekends I spend working at home mixed with skirts, dresses, pants, blouses, and a solid collection of school spirit in various forms. This presents a problem in that it can get expensive having a stylish, academic-friendly wardrobe, but it’s also an opportunity to be creative and thrifty, with an occasional splurge. Here are my top three tips for being a stylish academic on a budget, because we all know you don’t become an academic for the money! 😉

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Style and Success in Academia

Happy Friday friends! Earlier this week a post I wrote for one of my favorite blogs, Stylish Academic, was shared and I wanted to repost it here for all of you to read too. I’d love to know your thoughts so feel free to share them in the comments!

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August Favorites

Hi Friends and Happy September! Given the 80+ temps I’m happily soaking up the last few weeks of summer and I might be the only blogger on the internet not posting Fall looks yet #keepingitreal. Here’s what I loved and what you loved in August.

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Last Week’s Looks vol. 9

Hi friends! I hope your week is off to a good start. This is a busy one for me, but I’m happy to be back in the routine of the school year. Here’s a recap of what I’ve been wearing lately and if you want to keep up in real-time, follow me on Instagram!

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July Favorites

Happy Monday and Happy August! It’s hard for me to believe another month has come and gone, so that’s why this recap is nearly a week late. Nonetheless, here’s what you were loving in July and here’s what I loved.

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100 #NSale Items Under $100

Hello! The #NSale is now officially open to the public, in case you haven’t heard 😉 so I’ve rounded up 100 items in nearly all categories (women’s clothes, outerwear, accessories, shoes, home and men’s) that are all in stock and under $100.

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Last Week’s Looks: Rhode Island Edition

Hi Friends! If you’ve been following along with me on social media, then you know I’ve been in Rhode Island for the last couple of weeks. I rented a house from a family I’ve been following on Instagram for years and took off to a state I had never visited, alone, for two weeks of uninterrupted work and relaxation. If you’re curious about the house, you can check it out here and I cannot recommend it enough! It was perfectly appointed, charming, and right on the water. I didn’t even get dressed for half the of the days I was there, but nonetheless, here’s a recap of my Rhode Island looks.

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: First Look & What’s In My Cart

Hi friends! Happy Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Day! If you’re a cardholder, or if you have a generous friend who’s a cardholder (see what I mean here) then today is the day you get access to the famous #NSale. I woke up early and managed to do my must-have shopping before the site crashed, but it seems like everything is running smoothly again. Here’s what I’m lusting over and what I’ve already purchased.

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Preparing for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale + Getting Early Access

Hello from Rhode Island! Not only is this a great week because I’m still on vacation, but also because the Nordstrom Anniversary sale begins!! Here’s all the info you need to know + my hot tip to get early access without being a cardholder.

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Last Week’s Looks: Canada Edition

Hi friends and Happy Friday! I hope you’re enjoying a nice holiday break. Last week I returned from nearly two weeks in Canada for both work and play. If you follow me on Instagram then you saw some of the sights already, and it was gorgeous! I’m planning to do a full recap post for you in the next couple of weeks, so stay tuned. In the meantime, here’s a recap of what I wore throughout Edmonton and the (cooler) Canadian Rockies.

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