Posts by Casey Muller

Take Off Your Sunglasses and Put the Phone Down

Cameras are flashing from every angle while people with eccentric styles stand before you. And I am pretty sure I just saw Kelly Osbourne and her pomeranian walk by? Have I finally made it to New York Fashion Week? As the lights dim and music echoes through the room, I jump back to reality. Before you can connect with the atmosphere and the anxiousness for the big reveal, a sea of phone lights pop up like we are at a Beyoncé concert. Moment officially ruined… For someone in my shoes, that instance was equivalent to buying a $30,000 Birkin bag and then having it get run over by a truck. Why can’t the people in the front row last more than five seconds without sending a text or taking a selfie? While your body as a whole is present in the room, how can their minds and heart? Chances are, if your phone

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Freeing Yourself from Judgement in Fashion

In a critical and judgmental world, it’s easy to feel like all eyes are on you. The questions that run through your mind of whether or not someone is judging your imperfections simply because of unnecessary pressure. Let’s be honest, insecurities, may they be internal or external, are difficult to overcome. When perfecting your image or appearance, you need to first appreciate your unique style and own every fabulous flaw that you may see in the mirror despite any rules that the fashion industry supports. Although the terms, “fashion” and “style” seem similar, they actually have different meanings. While fashion concerns specific trends and predictions, style is personal and expresses your inner being. Having an unshakable style can elevate your overall confidence and give you that extra push to embody your inner Anna Wintour. It is easier said than done, but stepping out of your comfort zone and owning your style will

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Fashion as an Unexpected Form of Meditation

Transitioning through the different stages of life can sometimes feel like New York City traffic. The looming frustration of road blocks and the feeling that everything is moving except for you. When you’re imprisoned in a chaotic mind, finding time for a mental recess is necessary to release the buildup and press the reset button. Whether you view it as meditation or not, everyone has a different tactic to disconnect from the world and take a breather. May it be a book, music or simply thinking about puppies, those “distractions” can sometimes not only pull you out of a rut but also inspire your decisions. RELATED: Combating Overwhelm – Why It’s Destroying Your Decision Making Process If you are looking to experiment with innovative ways to pull yourself away from a funk, give fashion shows a try. I know it sounds crazy, but hear me out. From the rhythm of the music

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