Drop the Ish: A blog about style, beauty, life, all built on mental health. Allowing myself to let go of my need for perfection. To be raw and broken, open and unfiltered. I am moving forward to enable others to find the same self-love.

Celebrating 130 Years at the Brown Palace Hotel

Fact: I am a HUGE history buff! So when The Brown Palace Hotel in Downtown Denver asked me to attend their 130th Birthday Celebration, I was beyond excited. I had previously been to this historic Autograph Collection hotel for tea time with my...

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A man and woman standing inside the ornate Brown Palace Hotel in Denver Colorado

Sartorial Quandary: How To Style Platform Shoes

Platform shoes, whether heels, sneakers, boots, or even crocs, dominate the fashion world with their chunky soles. I am 100% on board with this trend! Being only 5ft, it's the only way I'll ever experience average height. Although, I especially...

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are socks in style? socks with bright pink platform shoes.

Anxiety Overload: Learning How To Stand Up For Myself

Life lesson time: I'm still learning how to stand up for myself, and SPOILER ALERT- it's hard. I was recently wearing a sequined blue maxi dress at a morning event where a woman INTENTIONALLY came up to me to say: "Wow, you wanted attention this...

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Picture of woman in bright coral blouse standing on a sidewalk while facing the camera.

Sartorial Stretch: How To Wear A Dress With Sneakers

A dress with sneakers has become a reigning style in 2022. I read the other day that all the gals in London are pairing their white sneakers with a floral dress and denim jacket. (Can you confirm this if you are in London btw?!) I have two...

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Woman leaning against a wall wearing a dress with sneakers and an oversized denim jacket.