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my clothing spending freeze of 2019 and what i'm doing for 2020...

my clothing spending freeze of 2019 and what i'm doing for 2020... / via oh joy!

Because of our on-going house project, last year, we cut out major travel and vacations from our family budget. And, I cut out about 90% of my clothing purchases. I went on a spending freeze and was on a mission to not buy any new clothes for myself.

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new year's eve outfit ideas...

new year's eve outfit ideas... / via oh joy!

While I will be in my pajamas (and likely in bed) when the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, I still wanted to share a few of my favorite festive outfits with you for IF I were to go out on the town this New Year's Eve! Here are some looks to inspire your party-going attire! Check it out... 

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color adventures: oh joy wears red!

color adventures: oh joy wears red! / via oh joy!

We're wrapping up our Color Adventures for 2019 with red outfits! Red is truly a color I don't often wear, so it was a challenge to find ways to incorporate it into my wardrobe. BUT, I found some red pieces I love and paired them with neutral and lighter shades so it didn't feel quite as intense. Check it out...

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color adventures: oh joy wears purple!

color adventures: oh joy wears purple! / via oh joy!

For our last post of November, I'm bringing you FOUR purple outfits for this month's Color Adventures! You're probably thinking, "I thought you hated purple, Joy?!" I know, I did...But now I LOVE IT. So here are four outfits in a color I never thought I'd wear...

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an iron-on diy for your jacket!

an iron-on diy for your jacket! / via oh joy!

Happy Monday! Here's a fun project and way to bring life to a simple jacket you already own. It's also a fun way to personalize a gift for a friend this holiday season. Check it out...

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color adventures: fall accessories!

color adventures: fall accessories!

We're saying goodbye to October and this month's orange Color Adventures with a few of our favorite accessories! Deeper tones of rust are perfect for autumn with tiny touches of other glorious orange shades. Check it out... 

1. Kate Spade lunch box ($30), 2.
Ban.do socks ($30), 3. Loeffler Randall boot ($350), 4. Madewell earrings ($25.50), 5. Shopbop sunglasses ($177), 6. Anthropologie hair clips ($18), 7. Anthropologie hat similar ($58).

style guide: dressing for nursing

style guide: dressing for nursing with Angie! / via oh joy!

We're back with our third post in our fashion series by members of the Oh Joy! team. A couple years ago, we started the Dressing the Team series because I wanted to highlight the variety of women (and our unique body types) that work here. We wanted to get even more in depth into everyone's style story and really highlight how they dress for various needs, have evolved in their own styles, and tips they can offer to you as well. Today, Angie, our Art and Design Director, is sharing her tips on how she dresses while nursing! -Joy

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color adventures: oh joy wears orange!

color adventures: oh joy wears orange!

For October's Color Adventure, we're all about orange on orange on orange! When putting my outfits together, I realized it's a color I rarely wear. It was a fun challenge to create orange-focused outfits that incorporated several shades of the juicy hue. Here's what I came up with... 

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style guide: dressing for petites!

Style Guide: Dressing Petite / via Oh Joy!

We're back with our second post in our fashion series by members of the Oh Joy! team. A couple years ago, we started the Dressing the Team series because I wanted to highlight the variety of women (and our unique body types) that work here. We wanted to get even more in depth into everyone's style story and really highlight how they dress for various needs, have evolved in their own styles, and tips they can offer to you as well. Today, Jess, our Creative Content Creator, is sharing her tips! -Joy

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oh joy! wears jewel tones...

oh joy! wears jewel tones... / via oh joy!

I love September for its cooler, crisp weather! Transitioning between summer to fall is one of my favorites to dress for because I can wear flowy skirts, open toed shoes, AND layer cozy sweaters and cardigans. So here are three of my favorite outfits for those in-between days all in this month's Color Adventures theme...jewel tones! In case you aren't familiar, jewel tones are richly saturated hues named for gems, like sapphire blue, ruby red, amethyst purple, citrine yellow, and emerald green. Come check it out...

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