I walked past them at Walmart (shortcuts through the jewelry section are always dangerous) and immediately wanted them. Those turquoise beads called my name, but I held back. I only own one skirt they’d match. Still, I thought I saw a similar pair on my friend Ana and I knew they’d blend well with the plethora of peach things I own, so… Read More
Dress for You
The Adornabelle team is always on the look out for interesting links and great resources about modest fashion, fitness and beauty. When we discover a great article or tutorial, we like to share it! Thus, adornalinks was born.
I had an I-feel-fat day last week. Now, I’m 4 months pregnant–I have every reason in the world to be getting thicker, and I’m OK with that–really. But that doesn’t mean I’m OK with wearing a sign that says, “Gained 10 Lbs This Month!” But that’s exactly what my outfit on the aforementioned I-Feel-Fat Day did. The first thing you… Read More
A book on fashion that encourages you to embrace a little extra weight in childbearing years? I would wholeheartedly support Trina Holden’s new book, Embracing Beauty, for this reason alone! If I waited until I was at what I consider my ideal weight before trying to address my appearance, I would just give up. And since I hope to be in… Read More
There have been three big days in my style journey.
One came while I was talking with a friend and she remarked that she bought the majority of her clothes at one store. Thus, she reasoned, her style was synonymous with that one store. I shrugged and smiled and let slip a question that I hadn’t thought through. “What do you think my style is?”
Ah, personal style. That vague and of-times elusive goal of all those who seek to express themselves outside of cultural trends. But what is personal style, why is it important, and how do we find it and rock it?