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There are so many things I love about Raleigh, NC. First & foremost, it’s a small big city – small enough to walk, big enough to never be bored. Second, it’s extremely accessible. Nothing feels too far, even if it is a 10 minute drive.

Below are my favorite places to take blog photographs here in Raleigh. I love the backgrounds, the vibe, & the lighting at these places so I tend to just rotate these locations depending on my outfit.

NC Museum of Art 110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

The options are endless at the NCMA. The museum itself offers a pretty reflective background & the surrounding fields are littered with abstract sculptures & music halls. The fields are also gorgeous during golden hour.

Transfer Food Hall 500 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601

I love shooting both inside & outside of Transfer Food Hall. It’s surrounded by several cool walls (including this rustic white brick wall) & the tall windows let a lot of beautiful light in if you decide to shoot indoors – especially near Benchwarmer Bagels.

Union Station 510 W Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27601

I love the industrial feel & prime lighting both in & around Union Station, right in the Warehouse District. There’s also some great spots nearby – cross the street & take the elevator up to The Dillon Raleigh rooftop (open to the public) for city views or pop into Heirloom for the cutest bright & airy coffeeshop.

JC Raulston Arboretum 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606

Ryan found the JC Raulston Arboretum on a whim & I am forever thankful. It’s located right near the NC State Campus & everything is lush, gorgeous & green. There’s rarely anyone there which makes it perfect for picture taking.

Dorothea Dix 2105 Umstead Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603

There are 306 acres full of options at Dorothea Dix Park. We like to hop in the car & drive around until we see an area we like – a pretty building, a tree lined path, or some rolling hills. I also love shooting at Pullen Park, a public park across the street.

Color Pop Corner at Marble’s Museum 201 E. Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601

There’s plenty of wall art here in Raleigh (see an entire list here) including the Color Pop Corner in the back of Marble’s Museum. Lighting is the best after the sun sets.

Dock 1053

The Loading Dock (also known as Dock 1053) is off the beaten path & includes everything from restaurants to breweries to art galleries. I love shooting along the walkway, in front of Hummingbird, or near the grassed area next to Wilson’s Eatery.

I hope you enjoyed this list! & by the way, I am always up for a fun photoshoot, whether you need a model OR a photographer. I actually prefer being behind the camera more than I do in front of it. If you’d rather shoot with a professional, I have a few local favorites I love so shoot me a message.

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WHAT I’M WEARING
Blouse | Jean Shorts | Wedges | Straw Bag

Before we dive into it, let’s take a moment to appreciate this playful outfit that is perfect for the hotter days. I’ve been really into wearing these jean shorts with crop tops lately. I like to think the longer length of the jean shorts counteracts the cropped top, making it look tasteful instead of trashy.. right?!

So, if you remember, back in March I shared my 5 favorite items that I bought during the Winter months that I wore non-stop. Even though I don’t think I shop that much (ha-ha), it was fun to see which 5 pieces got the most wear. Now that Summer is just a few weeks away, it’s the perfect time to share my 5 Spring must haves.

Also, friendly reminder that all of the items below are still available so if you’re interested, GRAB THEM NOW.

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MY 5 SPRING MUST HAVES
  1. Bralette: This $7 bralette is a Free People dupe. I wear it all the time – under a romper, by itself, or even to bed. The thin, stretchy material makes it super comfortable.
  2. Jean Shorts: They are the same ones I am wearing above & like I mentioned, I love the longer length of these. They run TTS, come in a few colors & stretch out a bit as you wear them!
  3. Crop T-Shirt: You can see how I styled it here. I wear this shirt with everything! I like the boxy fit of it & it’s super soft.
  4. Slides: You know I love my Crocs so I was pumped to add these slides to my collection. They’re lightweight, the prettiest shade of lavender, & perfect to slip on & off.
  5. Cami Jumpsuit: I lived in this so much last summer that I bought another one this year. A black jumpsuit, just like a black maxi dress, is so easy to just throw on. I love the fit of this one – it’s midi length & ties in the back.

If you buy any of these items & love them as much as me, let me know! You can also shop my outfit that I’m wearing in this post below.

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I’ve received a lot of requests, from both friends & strangers, on HOW to start a blog. I’m with you, it’s daunting! There is so much information out there that it can be confusing AF to figure out what’s your next best move.

WHAT I’M WEARING
Crop Tee | Mom Jeans | Wedges | Vintage Purse (similar)

Instead of sharing my tips with each of you individually, I thought it’d be helpful to put together a blog post sharing my top 10 tips on how to start a blog (or website, social media influence, etc.). Let’s get started!

#1. FIND YOUR NICHE

What are you offering to your readers? In a perfect world, your niche will be unique. This is a tough one because it does feel like everyone is doing everything nowadays but figure out what niche you want to build your brand around. Are you sharing outfits under $100? Financial advice to college students? Family recipes you won’t find anywhere else? It should be something that will differentiate you from the rest.

#2. BRAINSTORM A NAME

Brainstorm a name for your blog that will be a) easy to remember b) easy to translate c) align with your niche. For me, Allie Wears is pretty self explanatory. People often get confused on how to spell “wears” so I like to say “Allie Wears, like Allie wears clothes.” I would also avoid anything that you need to spell out.

#3. BUY A DOMAIN

Once you have a name, use GoDaddy to a) see if the domain is available b) buy it! If it’s taken, GoDaddy will recommend similar renditions of it. Websites with a different extension than dot com, like .net or .us, tend to have more availability. There is an annual fee to own your domain, usually $12 or so. I suggest setting up direct payments because if you miss a payment, you no longer own it & it will be available for anyone to buy.

#4. SITE DESIGN

There are several great CMS sites, like WordPress or Squarespace, to help you design a website. WordPress is highly recommended for blogs & easy to learn if you put in the time & effort. There are hundreds of (free!) WordPress themes you can install, or pay someone to install, & thousands of widgets you can use directly on your site to make it functional & user friendly. This is the most daunting task because if you are a perfectionist (like me!), it can take you several weeks or months to build the website you envisioned. There is also an annual fee to host a WordPress site, around $150 or so.

#5. LINK THE TWO

Once you own a domain & have your site designed, you will need to link the two so that those accessing your URL are directed to your blog’s website. The great thing about owning a domain through GoDaddy is that their Customer Service is top notch & they are always available to help. I suggest chatting with Customer Service to ensure you are linking the two correctly.

#6. SECURE SOCIAL MEDIA

You want to be easy to locate so it’s recommended that your social media sites have the same name as your blog. I am “alliewears” across the board – Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest. I don’t put equal effort into all of these platforms but I did secure the names, just incase.

#7. SET UP AN EMAIL

Set up an e-mail address that again, aligns with your blog. You can use any email provider for this, like Gmail. I used a “alliewears@gmail” for years & then decided to take the extra step to look more professional. I did a bunch of research & figured out how to set up a “hello@alliewears.com” account through my Gmail’s Admin console.

#8. CREATE CONTENT

This is the FUN part! Ideally, you should be creating content in parallel to completing Steps 1-8. The more content you have, the better. It’s recommended to launch a blog with 3 months worth of content so that there is something for your reader’s to consume.

If your blog will be image heavy, consider buying a DSLR or hiring a professional photographer to capture images. Many people rely on just their iPhone camera to create content so professional equipment is not required. If your blog will be content heavy, plan out your content weeks in advance so you don’t hit writer’s block.

#9. INVEST IN YOURSELF

Especially when you’re starting out, be willing to invest in YOURSELF. As in, spend the money & sign up for classes, trainings, guides.. anything that will help you understand this business better. The idea is that the money will come back around & you will profit from this blog & make your money back, PLUS some.

#10. MARKET YOURSELF

I’m with you.. marketing yourself is AWKWARD. It took me months, even years, to feel confident & comfortable enough to market this blog. In the end, the success of your blog is dependent on you, no one else. If you keep it a secret, it will stay that way. If you shout it from the rooftops, you will attract views, readers, & engagement which is the perfect recipe for a successful blog.

Was this helpful? If you’re stuck, search on Pinterest – it’s a great resource for new bloggers. I also love leveraging Blogger 4 Keeps, a blog designated to helping fellow bloggers with everything under the sun. If you have any questions, shoot me an email! Also, shop my outfit below (you need these Mom jeans!).

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WHAT I’M WEARING
c/o Dress | Sneakers | Adjustable Hat

Here I am.. breaking all the rules & wearing white after Labor Day! I fell in love with this linen mini shift dress as soon as I tried it on. It’s lightweight, fits perfectly, & requires minimal effort (aka no zipper needed). I’m also convinced that it looks cuter with more wrinkles so, that works out well. You get 20% off at Bevello, both in-store & online, with code BVEALLIE

Now, let’s get into those ridiculous fashion rules. They don’t mean much nowadays since fashion is much more of a personal choice than a set of rules. As a society, we’ve become much more accepting of weird sh*t that I don’t think wearing white after Labor Day is going to raise an eyebrow, ya know? Which brings me to Rule #1:

No white after Labor Day.

No one follows this rule, ever. White is a classic color that should be a staple in your wardrobe. The weather is wacky & because of global warming, we have 80 degree days in February & snow in May. Wear white all year round & be a bright light in a sea of black.

Don’t wear black and brown together.

There’s a lot of colors you “shouldn’t” wear together but chances are, they can work. Colors like black, brown, and navy are neutrals & should be treated as such. I love the look of an all black outfit with brown accessories (i.e. a coat or a belt) or a navy shift dress paired with a black leather jacket.

Don’t mix metals.

You’re either one or the other, right? Wrong. Mixing metals, especially rings & bracelets, adds some texture, contrast & charm to your jewelry stack. I wouldn’t wear gold hoops with a silver chain but I’d definitely applaud you for stacking dainty rings in a mix of metals.

Pantyhose are for old people.

This is a personal favorite because pantyhose are weird but necessary… in certain situations. You won’t catch me in a pair of thick, colored, or patterned tights but I am a huge fan of sheer tights, nude or black, for the colder months. Extra points if they feature a control top to really suck you in (I get mine at CVS). If you’re going for nude pantyhose, wear a pair that matches your skin tone – they give the illusion of a tan.

I could go on & on but there’s only so many hours in a day. These are 4 rules you can find me breaking on a weekly basis. What is one fashion rule you think we should all break? Shop my look below & I hope you had a great weekend!

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Not going to lie, cutting my hair back in December (9 inches!) was a huge, TERRIFYING decision. I contemplated it for months.. years, even! Why? My hair was my security blanket! I hid behind it, as silly as that sounds. I was also convinced that if I cut my hair shorter I’d appear LARGER than I actually am. Ridiculous, right? This past month I went even shorter (see above) & I have to admit, I love it.

All I can say to those who are thinking of making the [hair]cut, DO IT. It’s 10x easier to style, you automatically look chic with a lob, & I actually feel (& look) skinnier.. crazy how that works! If my boyfriend, Ryan, has taught me one thing, it’s that hair GROWS. Healthy hair can grow up to 2 inches every 3 months so, take care of your hair! I always recommend bringing a picture of the look you are trying to achieve to your hair stylist. I have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to hair, if you need some help.

March 2019 August 2018

I thought it’d be fun to share my hair journey with you, as I’m finally in a groove where my hair is happy & healthy. Below are the products I use & love. Again, this is what works for my colored, thick, wavy head of hair – it may not work for you! If you are interested in seeing how I curl my short hair, click here.

Favorite Shampoo + Conditioner
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Favorite Hair Stylists

I hope you enjoyed this round-up & had the best weekend ever! Enjoy your Sunday.

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Top | Jeans | Bra | Mules | Sunglasses

Considering I’ve been blogging for.. um, 7 years I’ve had my share of creativeROADBLOCKS. It happens all too often that I get in a funk & I feel like I have nothing to share or nothing to say!

I’ve come to realize that this is normal & instead of fighting my feelings, I’ve learned how best to manage them. Below are some tips that have worked for me, especially the last few months, to reignite my creativity & excitement for blogging.

Lean on like-minded individuals.

As supportive as my boyfriend is, I can’t say he’d prefer to spend his Sunday afternoon planning blog content with me. When I need a brainstorm session, I reach out to my girlfriends who are in the blogging realm right alongside me. We meet for coffee, grab dinner, get together for a photoshoot, & the creativity just FLOWS. Whether I’m venting or brainstorming, they’re happy to listen & provide feedback because they enjoy talking about it just as much me.

Try something different.

Mix it up! For me, that could be trying a new fashion trend, a different pose, an alternative engagement strategy or writing about new blog topics. I think we hit a creativity lull when we’re bored. The content we’re creating is no longer exciting us, so why not step out of our comfort zone & try something new? It may not work but that’s the fun of it. I love to gather inspiration from Pinterest & other bloggers I admire. You have to assume they’re doing something right if you enjoy interacting with the content that they create.

Take a break.

They say you should listen to your body, right? Well, you should listen to your brain! I used to get extremely discouraged & disappointed in myself when I hit writer’s bloggers block. I would force myself to write a blog post, or snap an Instagram picture, just so I could keep up with the Joneses. It made this blog feel more like a chore than a passion which was not fun.. at all. So now, when I am feeling blah, I put my feet up & rest awhile. I take a break from social media, ignore my blog & process my feelings. It’s a mental reset & sometimes, that’s all I need.

I’d love to know.. how do you reignite your creativity? Shop my outfit below!

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Top| Jeans (similar)| Mules | Sunglasses

Another casual outfit, what’s new? You know I’m not a fan of jeans but I’m into the Mom fit. I also snagged these fur mules on the clearance rack & love to slip them on when I’m in a rush. Side note: I prefer wearing them with no-show socks to protect the faux fur. But, anyways…

Considering I’ve been blogging for a long, long time, I’ve had my share of creativity ROADBLOCKS. It happens all too often that I get in a funk & I feel like I have nothing to share or nothing to say! I’ve come to realize that this is normal & instead of fighting this phase, I sit back & let it pass. Below are some tips that have worked for me, especially the last few months, to reignite my creativity & excitement for blogging.

Lean on like-minded individuals.

As supportive as my boyfriend is, I can’t say he’d prefer to spend his Sunday afternoon planning blog content with me. When I need a brainstorm session, I reach out to my girlfriends who are in the blogging realm right alongside me. We meet for coffee, grab dinner, get together for a photoshoot, & the creativity just FLOWS. Whether I’m venting or brainstorming, they’re happy to listen & provide feedback because they enjoy talking about it just as much me.

Try something different.

Mix it up! For me, that could be trying a new fashion trend, a different pose, an alternative engagement strategy or new blog topics. I think we hit a creativity lull when we’re bored. The content we’re creating is no longer exciting us, so why not step out of our comfort zone & try something new? It may not work but that’s the fun of it. I love to gather inspiration from Pinterest & other bloggers I admire. You have to assume they’re doing something right if you enjoy interacting with the content they create.

Take a break.

They say you should listen to your body, right? Well, you should listen to your brain! I used to get extremely discouraged & disappointed in myself when I hit a blogging roadblock. I would force myself to write a blog post, or snap an Instagram picture, just so I could keep up with the Joneses. It made this blog feel more like a chore than a passion which was not fun.. at all. So now, when I am feeling blah, I put my feet up & rest awhile. I take a break from social media, ignore my blog & process my feelings. It’s a mental reset & sometimes, that’s all I need.

I’d love to know.. how do you reignite your creativity? Shop my outfit below!

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Mini Dress | Combat Boots | Belt Bag | Spray Tan c/o GloBody by Alietha

First, I CUT MY HAIR AGAIN! I took these photos just a few days after I cut another 4 inches off. I am still getting used to the bright blonde & blunt cut but so far, I love how easy it is to style. If you are in Raleigh, you have to go to Ashley over at Gilded Salon (& say I sent you!).

Second, THIS is the leopard mini dress 67% of you told me NOT to keep on IG Story (haha). Considering I only paid $13 for it, I am happy I kept it. It’s modest, yet playful. I obviously paired it with my favorite belt bag & the combat boots that won’t leave my feet.

As you know, I have been trying to save money & shop in my closet more. As a blogger, it’s real hard. I am learning to work with what I have, which brings me to my next point: At the end of every season, I want to share with you items that I have bought & loved. Not just “these jeans are comfy” kind-of-love, but the “reach for constantly, wear excessively” kind-of-love.

Below are 5 items I have worn constantly this past Winter & I urge you to buy them! You will not regret it. You can click directly on the image in the collage or use the links below to shop these items.

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MY 5 WINTER MUST HAVES
  1. Printed Midi Skirt: I have several of these & I love dressing them both up & down. I bought all of mine at Zara (seen here, here & here) but most stores carry them. I love this leopard one & this floral one.
  2. Gold Hoops: I rarely wear jewelry but I reach for these often. The chunky hoop gives them a vintage vibe.
  3. Ribbed Turtleneck: I live in these when the weather is cold. They’re light, stretchy & come in a dozen colors.
  4. Belt Bag: I love this thing… enough said (seen here, here, here & ABOVE).
  5. Combat Boots: The prettiest & comfiest pair of combat boots I’ve tried on. I usually wear a 9 in boots & with these, I went with size 8.5.

What do you guys think? Do you like posts like these? You can also shop my cute leopard look below (including other dresses I am eying):

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WHAT I’M WEARING
Midi Dress | Hat | Combat Boots 

How CUTE is this outfit? Even though this dress is still full price online, I was lucky enough to snag it for $20 at a local boutique’s winter sale. Warning: static cling is a real thing with the dress. I paired it with combat boots (more on these later) & this $20 felt hat for an edgy, feminine vibe & I’m all for it.

I’m back with another month’s worth of favorites. I liked sharing with you guys what I was digging last month & I plan to do this every month as I try new things. Let’s dive right in, shall we?

A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS in February:
  • If it’s not obvious, these MARC FISHER ULESSA COMBAT BOOTS have been on constant rotation. I searched far & wide for a pair of combat boots that would look chic without looking, & feeling, too bulky. They go with everything (see here) & they’re still 50% off! I usually wear a size 9 in boots but got these in a 8.5.
  • A product I’ve been using daily is the COCOKIND MYMATCHA STICK. It only has 3 ingredients & it’s under $10. Not only does it cure my chapped lips, but I love slathering it under my eyes in the AM – the caffeine from the matcha depuffs my eyes.
  • My heart skipped a beat when Ryan brought home this IKEA HOVET MIRROR after a recent trip to Charlotte. Not to mention, he got the floor model for $40 cheaper. I want to start doing more try-on hauls for you guys & this baby will help since it’s so freaking huge.
  • I am all for multiple cups of coffee but these OM ORGANIC MUSHROOM ENERGY PACKETS give me a boost of energy without all the jitters. It’s made from mushrooms & tastes really good, too.
  • I’m working on documenting my skincare routine for all of you but I can’t get enough of this ORDINARY HYALURONIC ACID formula. It’s specifically for dry skin & it makes my skin GLOW after a night’s sleep. Plus, it’s 6 dollars!
  • Since I work from home, I hoard cute loungewear like no other. I’ve been living in this AE PLUSH JEGGING CREW, plus it’s $13.. you’re welcome.
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I can’t believe February is almost OVER! Ryan & I have a lot to look forward to the next few months so I’m soaking it all in. I hope you’re having a great month! You can shop my look below.

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WHAT I’M WEARING
Neon Sweater (similar) | Midi Skirt | Ray Bans | Ankle Booties

The only thing new about this outfit are these sunglasses, which I snagged ON SALE (duh!) for less than $100. Sure, I may blog what I wear, but that doesn’t mean that I wear something NEW each time I do. The main reason for that is because I am trying to save money.. as much money as I can! Why? So, I can live comfortably forever.

Listen to Dave Ramsey.

Have you heard of him? He’s a financial guru & has a podcast that I love to listen to because of it’s Q&A format. He is best known for his 7 Baby Steps to “Financial Freedom” & I think they’re a great way to kick set yourself up for success.

  1. Save $1,000.
  2. Pay off all debt using the Debt Snowball.
  3. Save 3-6 months worth of expenses.
  4. Contribute 15% to your retirement.
  5. Save for your children’s college funds.
  6. Pay off your mortgage.
  7. Grow your wealth while giving!

He gave me the motivation to prepare for my future & in less than 6 months, I was able to cross off Steps 1-3 & start Step 4 which makes my 60-year-old self very happy. It’s interesting listening to people call in with real-world problems.. “I am $100K in debt,” “I can’t afford a down payment,” “I don’t make enough money.” We can all relate, so hearing an expert’s opinion is really helpful.

Cancel subscriptions.

Do you know how many subscriptions you have? I dare you to write them all down. Here are a few of mine:

  • Amazon Prime
  • Thrive Market
  • Elle Magazine
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Microsoft Office
  • Netflix
  • Spotify
  • Gym Membership

They add up, don’t they? So, to save some money, I canceled my cable & signed up for Netflix, saving almost $400 a year. I also canceled my Spotify subscription to use the free version (yes, the one with ads) & saved myself $120 a year. I also vowed to buy my products in-person or on Amazon Prime instead of Thrive Market, saving myself the annual fee. Write everything down & see which ones you can live without!

Use EBates + Honey.

You guys know I love my Ebates & there’s a reason why. In the last 4 months alone, I made $140 from enabling the EBates plug-in while I shopped online. Honey also pops up coupons on every retailer’s site that you visit, saving you even more money. They are both free Chrome plug-ins that you can install within minutes. Every few months they deposit what you earned into your PayPal account, which I quickly transfer right into Savings. It’s free money, people!

Create a budget.

Similar to writing down your subscription services, creating a budget is key to seeing the money that flows in vs. out. Sure, you may take home $4,000 a month, but chances are that after you pay your rent, bills, etc. & then buy the necessities like groceries & gas, you don’t have a lot remaining which is why it’s so hard to save or invest the money that IS remaining. Creating a budget allocates every dollar to a category (like food, fashion, entertainment) & keeps you honest. I like the free EveryDollar app but you can also easily create one in Excel.

Don’t eat out.

Eating & drinking go hand-in-hand. When I was participating in Whole30, I saved so much money from not eating out or going out. When Ryan & I eat out, our meal can be anywhere from $20 to $60, depending on where we eat & what we order. Add in a Friday night with girlfriends & that’s $50 for a round of drinks. That is a lot of money for convenience & a good deed. Instead, we take that money & put it towards a delicious home-cooked Pinterest-inspired meal & really limit our alcohol. Instead of our waistlines getting fatter, our wallets do.

Make more money.

This is a given but, find a way to increase your income! Ryan & I dogsit which is a great & EASY way to make more money. We signed up for Rover.com last summer & have made an extra $1,000+ just dogsitting every few weekends. It’s free to register & all you really need is a few good reviews. Whether you have a skill you can utilize or just have the time, find a quick, easy way to generate more income. Here are some ideas: Rover, Wags, Uber, Lyft, Postmates, Airbnb, freelance writing, or you could even babysit!

I could talk about saving money all day. For some reason, it excites me, haha. I also wrote a blog post last year on How to Save Money While You Shop, tips I put into practice every-time I do shop. If you have any, I’d love to hear them!

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