Hello hello friends. I thought I’d share some beautiful snapshots captured by the talented Joe St. Pierre Photography from our recent photoshoot. While I regularly practice fashion and prop styling for the Millay Vintage shop, it is good to get out in the world, feel the dirt beneath your feet and create a sense of beauty and adventure in the fullest sense that can’t always be captured in the studio.
So on a chilly New England day, Joe and I embarked on an adventure together and created beauty. We spent the day bringing Millay Vintage to life; taking its garments beyond their hangers and dress forms to tell a grander story. I styled (and modeled a bit), he captured, and the lovely Kati G. also modeled for us.
And while teasers can be quite annoying, they are unfortunately all I have to offer you right now. Just note, I am out and about (as well as in at the MV office burning the midnight oil) to make Millay Vintage bigger and better than ever. Exciting things to come my loves, exciting things indeed.
It’s that glorious time of year where the chill has subsided, the sun is shining, and flowers are-a-blooming…and that also means the time for festivals has officially begun. And while there are plenty of Coachella-and-beyond style tips out there, I put my own spin on it with more timeless options that will keep you comfortable and lovely while still padding your wardrobe with versatile pieces.
To hear more and get details on where each piece comes from, head on over to Drifter and the Gypsy!
“A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it, it just blooms.”
— Zen Shin Talks
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Ran across these words this morning here and felt they were such a perfect Monday reminder for me and for anyone in any field. A reminder to not concern yourself with comparison, to fight any feelings of inadequacy or concern, and allow yourself to feel confidence in your own long-term visions, your own goals (big and small). Allow yourself to bloom on your terms, where you stand. Offer the world your version of beauty, your vision of positivity and purpose, and not only will you radiate a unique beauty, but you will add to the community of creativity — there is room for us all in the lovely bouquet. So bloom friends, bloom!
Happy Wednesday friends! Today marks the second installment of the Millay Vintage style column over on Drifter and the Gypsy, so be sure to head on over to get more information about the outfit you see above, where to get each piece, and learn how we *really* feel about the 1952 film classic Singin’ in the Rain.
My love and I are making some decisions together about our future and what the next few years might look like, which has been quite an exciting time, but a time where I have been eagerly wishing that months would move faster and that it would be summer already. But then I looked up and realized, holy hell, the first quarter of the year DID fly by and it’s already Spring!
March was full of celebrating a friend’s Parisian engagement, General Gazpacho’s birthday (woohoo!), the first peek at local Spring markets, and lots and lots of prepping of new Spring inventory for the shop. We also just wrapped up our biggest sale to date at Millay Vintage and excitedly packaged up a ton of wears and wares for lovely new owners. (I can’t thank you all enough for your patronage of the shop, I love love love each of you!) And there are some big things in the works for the shop that will come to fruition in the coming months, and I am so humbled and overjoyed at Millay Vintage’s growth thus far and the exciting future ahead.
Ok ok, before I yammer on for too long, I bid you adieu March! Thank you for being so kind, but do take your cold weather and snow with you and bring that sunshiny warmth to Boston already.
Any of you have some big plans coming up for the month?
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Why hello loves: Are you ready for this? No really, brace yourselves! We are having our biggest sale to date for one full week. Yes, you read right — 40% off anything and everything your heart desires! So go ahead and snag up what you want before its gone. After all, there is only one of everything ;)
Hi loves! I’m excited to announce a fun collaboration I’ll be doing over on the beautiful Drifter and the Gypsy blog: I’ll be serving as a fashion and style contributor for a six-part series where I’ll be taking over their “Imaginary Outfits” column. Today marks the first installment, so be sure to head on over to get more information about the outfit you see above!