My 72 Hour New York City Itinerary

There is A LOT to do in New York City, it’s impossible to see even all of one borough in a weekend… let alone bounce between them. Usually, when I visit New York City, I stay in Manhattan and will usually only venture out to Brooklyn. I know a lot of people will say that…

How To Plan a Weekend In NYC

We all know the struggle of planning a short trip. This past weekend I took a 3 day trip to NYC which is a SHORT amount of time to spend in the city. I spent a summer studying there the summer between first and second year and still didn’t get everything in. SO. With that…

The Truth About Growing Your Following as an Influencer

Alright friends, here we go. The Truth About Growing Your Following. The no-bulllsh*t here’s how to do it, there’s no short cut, no easy answer. If you want it, you better work. ahahah wow that made it sound wayyyyy more intense than it really is. There are three factors that go into growing a feed,…

My Favourite Boot Brands: Confessions of A Shoe Addict

It will come to no surprise to my family and friends, that I’ve decided to make a series on my blog about shoes.. I love shoes. Between shoes and denim, I rarely buy anything else. It’s a problem and my closet is slowly feeling the struggle of it. However, in that regard I actually have…

Fakes are NOT Dupes

Alright, I’ve seen enough and I can’t keep silent anymore. FAKES ARE NOT DUPES… I repeat ARE NOT DUPES. Ok, let’s be very real and upfront with you and while I’m not going to call out people by name, I’m SURE you guys have seen this happening, but I’m so tired of bloggers/youtubers/influencers PEDDLING (with affiliate…

How-To: Chinese New Year

IT’S THE YEAR OF THE PIGGGGG!!! I’m very excited about this because it’s my zodiac and while some people believe that it’s bad luck, in my family we are choosing to celebrate as a big birthday because it’s literally every 12 years that you get to celebrate your zodiac lol. It’s also a special year…

Why Dolce & Gabbana is Cancelled

It’s the end of D&G as we know it. Two months ago, Stefano Gabbana, co-founder of the eponymous Dolce & Gabbana made RACIST comments against members of the Chinese Ethno-Cultural Group (Ethno-Cultural: A social science term commonly used in discussion about race, ethnicity and nationality to denote the grouping of ethnicity and culture to create…

My Fast Fashion Rules

It’s no surprise if you look through my Instagram feed (http://instagram.com/steph_mumford), that I’m usually in a pair of jeans and either a tee or some form of knit (weather dependent). What is usually not so obvious is where those items are from or the fact that it’s usually the same pieces mixed around in different…

How to Wear Leather Pants

Leather pants can be daunting to wear and aren’t quite as comfortable as a regular pair of jeans. However, there are ways to make it much more comfortable and ways to style them to make them  a seamless staple in your wardrobe.  Leather Pants You Should Be Buying  The foundation of any style is the…

What I Break My Fast Fashion Rule For

I am a pretty big believer in avoiding fast fashion where I can. Fast fashion is pretty much destroying the fashion industry as we know it with shelves upon shelves of designer “dupes” and it’s opened up this broader culture where people once again think it’s 100% acceptable not only to buy fakes BUT to…