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Elaina Murphy

Check It Out: Gingham’s Back

April 24, 2017 by

With summer just around the corner, gingham, the signature pattern of picnic blankets and babies alike, has returned. No one, Zara to Net-a-Porter, can get enough of the stuff, and rightfully so: gingham is crisp, light, and reminiscent of summers past. Continue Reading

About Elaina Murphy

A spray-tan enthusiast from Tallahassee, FL who loves Bob's Burgers, impractical shoes, and Cracker Barrel. Currently studying marketing and fashion media, and killing time before claiming the throne of Genovia.

Home Alone: Easter Weekend Activities

April 14, 2017 by

The mass exodus that is Easter break is upon us. Not everyone, however, is heading home. Though we are few and far between, a handful of us are sticking out the long weekend right here in Dallas–and there’s plenty to do. From festivals to shows, Dallas is bustling no matter the weekend. Grab whoever’s left around and hit the town: we know how to cure those Easter weekend blues.  Continue Reading

About Elaina Murphy

A spray-tan enthusiast from Tallahassee, FL who loves Bob's Burgers, impractical shoes, and Cracker Barrel. Currently studying marketing and fashion media, and killing time before claiming the throne of Genovia.

Music Monday: Your Spring Break Playlist

March 6, 2017 by

Whether you’re hitting the slopes or the sand (or taking a little “me” time. Feel better!), a good soundtrack is a crucial element to any spring break. With this playlist, I’ll leave a few safety reminders: Continue Reading

About Elaina Murphy

A spray-tan enthusiast from Tallahassee, FL who loves Bob's Burgers, impractical shoes, and Cracker Barrel. Currently studying marketing and fashion media, and killing time before claiming the throne of Genovia.

Bikini Season Preparation Guide

February 20, 2017 by

In just under a month, the students of SMU will skip town for blue oceans and warm weather. Whether you’re destination is the BVIs, St. Barts, or Cabo, one thing holds true: Bikini season is upon us. If you’re like me–and not to be dramatic–you’d rather get punched in the face than put on a swimsuit right now. However, with a month to spare, there might be hope for us yet. I’ve compiled five tips and tricks guaranteed to make you do that Kiini justice. It’s crunch time, everyone. (Pun intended. I am so sorry.) Continue Reading

About Elaina Murphy

A spray-tan enthusiast from Tallahassee, FL who loves Bob's Burgers, impractical shoes, and Cracker Barrel. Currently studying marketing and fashion media, and killing time before claiming the throne of Genovia.

Zara at a Glance: A First Timer’s Opinion

February 15, 2017 by

This past weekend I stepped foot in a Zara for the very first time. Now I know what you’re thinking: How dare you. How dare you write about style, ignorant to one of this decade’s fashion cornerstones. Not on my campus (style blog). I understand the contempt—there was so much I didn’t understand. While Zara was everything I imagined it to be, my visit raised a question (perhaps a dangerous one for the fashion community): Why are we still spending money on clothes? Continue Reading

About Elaina Murphy

A spray-tan enthusiast from Tallahassee, FL who loves Bob's Burgers, impractical shoes, and Cracker Barrel. Currently studying marketing and fashion media, and killing time before claiming the throne of Genovia.