Category: The Primping

How to Transition Your Wardrobe from Summer to Fall

The first day of Fall isn’t until Thursday, but the days are already getting shorter and the temperatures a little cooler. I’m having a hard time accepting the fact that Summer is over. I’m not ready for shorter days or cooler temps, BUT I am welcoming fall fashion with open arms. For right now the weather seems to be a little chilly when the sun is down and hot as heck when it’s not. This makes getting dressed that much more difficult when you’re trying to keep warm during your morning commute, but don’t want to sweat like a big at lunch. Today, I thought I’d share some tips on how to transition your wardrobe from Summer to Fall to make getting dressed in the morning a little bit easier.  (more…)

Keeping Time with My Jord Watch + GIVEAWAY

This post was sponsored by JORD. I received a timepiece in exchange for an honesty review. All words and opinions are mine and mine alone. Please see my full disclosure statement for more information.

Ever since I was a little girl I’ve been into time pieces. When I was little, it was all about my g-shock or my Paul Frank watch when I was feeling fancy. As I got older, watches continued to be a part of my daily ensemble. My taste grew from neon colored sports watches to more subtle yet stylish pieces. I was first introduced to Jord Watches a few years ago by a friend who shares my obsession with watches. I was immediately taken aback by how light weight the piece was and the unique concept of a wooden watch. When an opportunity landed in my inbox to select and review one of these watches, I could hardly wait to make my selection.


The History of The Little Black Dress

Fashionistas and those less inclined around the world are familiar with the term “little black dress”. While I know that the little black dress has been a thing forever, I’ve never known its origin. Thankfully, the Missouri History Museum has hosted an exhibit on the history of the little black dress from the 1800’s to present day. Little Black Dress: From Mourning to Night has been running since April 2nd and will conclude in less than two weeks on September 5th. This FREE exhibit is perfect for anyone with a slight interest in history and fashion. (more…)

Wedding Guest Etiquette – What to Wear to A Wedding

Wedding season is booming right now, as couples seem to favor the time of the year when summer turns to fall. It seems that all of our friends have found love and share in their desire to have an end of summer/early fall wedding because we have FIVE weddings to attend between now and the beginning of October. Wedding season actually started in May for us this year and being that I love any excuse to dress up, I spent a great deal of time planning what my honey and I would wear. Imagine my surprise when we’re sitting at the wedding and in strolls a guy in jeans and a t-shirt and another lady looking like she could have been heading out to run errands for the day. As my girlfriend and I shared in our dismay/confusion, it dawned on me that maybe these guest were unaware of what is appropriate attire for a wedding. (more…)

Find Affordable Beauty Services with Groupon

This post was sponsored by Groupon, but all opinions are 100% mine. Please see my full disclosure statement for more information.

The whole point (very simply put) of Royalty in Reality is to help millennials live life like the celebrities they most admire with the bank accounts of poor post-grad professionals. Even with housing payments, student loans, utilities, and all the other bills that come up, no one should have to go without the things that bring joy into their life when they are getting up every day and going to work. For me and many women I know, one of our many joys is in our appearance. After a long work week, almost nothing starts the weekend off better than a good pedicure. Thanks to Groupon, Royals on a budget can enjoy many a plethora of beauty services near their homes at super affordable prices. (more…)