No Longer Grey

The sartorial experiments and ramblings of a girl named Sarah

Category Archives: lifestyle

Informed Consumption 101

by Sarah on June 20, 2016, 3 comments

The hardest part about being an informed consumption is the informed part. It’s so much easier to just pick up something cute, and buy it. But being an informed consumer is important (if you want to know more, check our my Earth Day post!) To make it just a little easier, the POST method can help […]

Is Fashion Frivolous?

by Sarah on May 31, 2016, 6 comments

There are a billion stereotypes about the fashion industry. That no one eats more than three pieces of pasta per year. That everyone is catty. That you can’t be a guy and work in fashion without also being gay. But beyond those, there’s also this underlying assumption that fashion just isn’t that important. It’s seen […]

Hey Earth!

by Sarah on April 22, 2016, 5 comments

  Hey! It’s earth day! Where I am, leaves are popping out, flowers are just starting to appear, and it’s warm. It’s days like this that make it especially easy to love the earth we live on, and it’s earth day! Earth day is so important because it’s like a new year for taking care […]

Today Is Saturday

by Sarah on March 26, 2016, 4 comments

I’ve seen this outfit. On instagram, on pinterest, on youtube- the off the shoulder + denim skirt combination is no new look. But even the most trite outfit can get a little more fun when some Docs, hoop earrings, and necklaces are added. I’ll be rocking this look with a DIY shirt and top, but […]

Production Costs

by Sarah on March 12, 2016, no comments

In a store, it’s easy to wonder why things are so darn expensive (or so darn cheap). So let’s talk about cost breakdown. The necklace above could retail for around fourteen dollars, which would allow 8.14$ of profit for the maker, if it were sold as an individual item.That’s pretty good. But what about if […]