Thrifted vs. Fast Fashion: Who is Superior?

Thanks to Generation Z, thrifting is trending, and I’m not mad about it. It’s a trend that helps the environment and brings back styles from iconic eras.

Though I’m not mad that thrifting is trending (and has been for a while), I am a little upset that a recent debate to surface the fashion world and its many subsections is thrifted versus fast fashion.

Even though I’m late to the party, I wanted to give my brief opinion on the subject.

Five Glasses, Five Work Outfits

Summer 2020: Jamilah spends too much money on unnecessary pairs of prescription glasses.

Now she spends her mornings figuring out what to wear with five different pairs of glasses.

Here is an example.

The Romantic Individualist

Remember when I took a bunch of online quizzes?

Well, one of the tests I took was the enneagram personality test, where I was a 98% match for type 4, sometimes called The Individualist and sometimes called The Romantic.

Since finding out my enneagram type, I have been doing small deep dives into figuring out everything I can about my personality type. I wanted to share all my research, as well as resources so you can read about your enneagram type if you’re also interested in things like this.

My Natural Hair Journey

As an African-American woman, my hair is a big part of my culture, and I wanted to share my journey with my thick, 4C natural hair.

Results: Chloe Ting’s 2-Week Shred Challenge

During this time of quarantine, I haven’t stopped working out.

I decided to do Chloe Ting’s 2-Week Shred Challenge, which honestly took me more than two weeks, and here are the results.

Final Outfits of the Week

For the final week of my “Outfits of the Week” mini series situation (?), I decided to create outfits that consist of hand-me-down items I’ve been given.

No matter how much older I get, I will always appreciate used, hand-me-down items.