The Moment of Truth: When You’re Ballin’ On a Budget (PLUS BUDGET-FRIENDLY SHOPPING GUIDE)

OK, let’s get the elephant out the room. I am not spending countless amounts of money on my outfits. I could easily lie and act like I’m dropping it like it’s hot, buying stuff left and right, waiting to show it off. However, that simply is not the case. Shopping on a budget is my go-to move..always. I don’t want to lie to you, and act like I’m a Public Figure (WHATEVER THAT MEANS) who … Read MoreThe Moment of Truth: When You’re Ballin’ On a Budget (PLUS BUDGET-FRIENDLY SHOPPING GUIDE)

The Pair of Boots Every Man Should Wear This Fall

Chelsea boots. A man’s best friend (other than a dog, of course). As fall rolls around, sandals and summer-esque footwear slowly fades out of rotations, and inserted are the staple of a man’s (or women’s tbh) wardrobe. Why Chelsea boots? I did not realize the versatility of Chelsea boots until last fall. Whether it was a freezing cold winter weekend, or a chill Friday at work, Chelsea boots were truly a go-to once the colder … Read MoreThe Pair of Boots Every Man Should Wear This Fall

Milwaukee Fashion Week 2017

Let me provide a brief backdrop before I talk about the fashion show itself. It’s safe to say Milwaukee is not known as the fashion capital of the world (despite this bold claim in my Instagram bio). However, despite Milwaukee’s lackluster fashion scene, there are a host of enthusiasts uplifting the city of Milwaukee into a realm where Milwaukee and fashion can become somewhat synonymous. Obviously one person can’t change the entire landscape, but a … Read MoreMilwaukee Fashion Week 2017

The College Student and Young Professional Wardrobe Starter Pack

Whenever I went shopping in college, I vividly remember trying to find steals for my wardrobe because I did not want to break the bank. Going to the mall felt like a scavenger hunt. I mean seriously…how many times can someone circle the sale rack of H&M, Forever 21 and ALDO and find a dramatic price change? As if going to H&M to look around, leave for ALDO, then return to H&M truly made a … Read MoreThe College Student and Young Professional Wardrobe Starter Pack

WWIW – The Vertical

A little over a week ago, I caught up with Ken on a casual Sunday. I just finished eating some Cinnamon roll pancakes and tofu breakfast tacos from Beerline Cafe right before we started shooting. The last time I shot for no specific reason was over a month ago! Let’s talk about the outfit itself. This shirt from H&M, a favorite in my current wardrobe because of the vertical striped patterns, was the prime option … Read MoreWWIW – The Vertical

Stylin’ & Profilin’: Kire Dennis aka “Intellect”

I never thought someone would ask me to style them for any occasion, let alone their birthday. Kire Dennis (aka Intellect), a friend of mine since grammar school, wanted to dress to impress on his big day. We started from ground zero, and the the first order of business was determining the dress code for Kire’s landing spot on his birthday. The venue called for a dressier attire, and from there I hopped right on … Read MoreStylin’ & Profilin’: Kire Dennis aka “Intellect”

Summerfest Fashion of 2017’s Fest Showcases Milwaukee’s Style

Back at the beginning of July, Ken Bustos (@benkustos on IG) and myself decided to the capture the Summerfest fashion via walking around, and consequently asking people if they wanted to be photographed. This seems very stalker-ish and we were FULLY aware of that during our time at Summerfest 2017. It was eye-opening to see the different styles and showed how everyone sees fashion in a different light. Some people may really like chunky soles … Read MoreSummerfest Fashion of 2017’s Fest Showcases Milwaukee’s Style

The $56,000 Wardrobe: Why NBA Players Aren’t Wearing out Their Wallets

According to Forbes, the “average” NBA player made $5,000,000 per year during the 2013-2014 NBA season. Additionally, Time Magazine stated in an article published this year that the “average” NBA player spent about $42,500 a month with 11 percent of that going toward their wardrobe. Broken down further, this equates to $56,100 of their annual budget attributed to their wardrobe assuming they made $5,000,000. John Doe and NBA Player ‘X’ Let’s say you, John or Jane Doe, … Read MoreThe $56,000 Wardrobe: Why NBA Players Aren’t Wearing out Their Wallets