Three Things I Loved-March
Is it just me or does it feel like March went by in the blink of an eye? This month kind of felt like a blur to me. I mostly remember a few snowstorms (thanks nor’easter) and me working hard at not losing my hype to go to the gym. I feel like this often happens though. We’re so busy and consumed by our everyday lives (me trying to get to work on a crowded subway every morning) that we forget to appreciate the simple and little things that make us smile.
With that in mind, I’d like to start doing a post in which at the end of each month I share with you three things I loved during that month. I personally like to learn about what others are loving–whether it’s a book, a new clothing item, shoes, or even a snack! I’m pretty open to it all. So with that, here are three things I loved in March.
Clearly, PVC bags are having a moment (pun intended). But you already knew that. I myself became a part of this trend when I found this amazing bag (that I just had to have!) at Su’juk Brooklyn. Yes, it’s clear and I love it for that, but it’s also lavender (read about my obsession with this color here)! It’s a vintage bag nailing two trends in one, plus it has this amazing bamboo handle which makes it super unique. I also love that the pouch inside is completely removable.
Besides this gem, I found another bag on Nordstrom.com that’s simple and chic and has a removable strap in case I want to carry it as a clutch. It’s also super light–not heavy at all, and I’ve been wearing it every day for the past month.
For years my ears neglected earrings. I think it was because I got into a statement necklace-only phase and chose to completely leave earrings out, but lately–maybe because it’s become a trend–this accessory has been on my radar again. I’m slowly but surely building my collection and I thought these were so fun to add. I’ve been wearing them constantly since I purchased them at Awoke Vintage–a favorite shop of mine since I moved here.
I don’t know about you, but as a creative, I am in constant need of self-motivation. There are times in which I feel I have the time, power and energy to do anything and everything, but then there are other times when it all just feels pointless. I’ve learned that that’s when it’s important to push ourselves and become self-motivators. I find that reading inspirational books that help you explore your creative side REALLY helps. I discovered the book You Are A Message: Meditations for the Creative Entrepreneur though blogger Jenny Cipoletti of Margo & Me, and literally read it in two days. It’s a short and simple read that incites you to think about your brand–whether it’s personal or a product–and it really makes you want to get back and hustle. I’m likely going to be reading this again, but will probably take notes this time.