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Style Advisor: Sarah Bowden

avatar School: University of Virginia Sorority: Delta Gamma I would say I've been destined to deal with design and fashion since I was in kindergarten and told my mom that I'd be the one doing my own hairstyles from then on. Since then, I've not only stuck to my word but also expanded my knowledge of fashion from designing my outfits to designing my dorm room, apartment, and house. At UVA there is definitely a preppy side but also an indie-casual side that I've seen come out of me the longer I've been here. I love mixing classic prints with funky designs and turning traditional ideas into updated trends. This versatility has allowed me to mix design elements with one another that reflect my unique personality and interests. I'll admit that I'm the girl who brought a ton of stuff to college, but I've managed different organizational ways (that are trendy and I would love to share!) to fit it all in my room to make the space feel cute and clean. My latest challenge is redecorating my room in my new house, and I’d love to share my tips, style and ideas with all of you!

Recent Posts by Sarah


The Gift of Giving: Hostess Edition

'Tis the season for fun festivities! December and January call for parties galore to celebrate the magical winter, various religious…

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Unique Jewelry Displays

Who else is sick of the simple ways to display jewelry? Stands, jewelry boxes, drawers- they all rub me…

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall(s)

When agreeing to go away to college, you often agree to living in a smaller space. Dorm rooms and apartments…

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Music is my religion- Let the summer festivals preach

It's crazy to think that spring semester is almost at the half way mark, but that means that we're one…

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Change the old, Make Something Look New- Picture Frames!

With a new year upon us, many people choose to have a "fresh start". While some prefer to make new…

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DIY: Mod Podge Your Way To Style

Summer is here, which for many means more time to devote to all those crafts we've been pinning on Pinterest…

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Finding the Perfect Summer Job or Internship

Another month is almost over and we are one step closer to summer! I could day dream for hours thinking…

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Sniff Sniff: 5 ways to fight that second semester cold

Winter break is over and school is finally back in session. YAY! I know I missed seeing all of my…

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Brrrright Ideas for Bundling up This Winter!

The winter season is just about here - and BRRR, it's gonna be a cold one. But fear not! I've…

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Tis the season for traditions!

One of the reasons I love, love, love the holiday season is because there are so many traditions! Whether it's …

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