25 Quotes to Inspire You to be Outrageously Positive

25 Quotes to Inspire You to be Outrageously Positive

I’ve always been one to live an inspired and optimistic life. I’ve found motivational quotes to be one of the best things to keep me in that direction of positive thinking. Today I’m sharing with you 25 quotes that have been recently pushing me to pursue a life towards success and driven by passion. I encourage you to find a quote that inspires you and put it somewhere for a daily reminder to be all that…

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The Little White Dress: The New LBD

The Little White Dress: The New LBD

We all know the importance of having a Little Black Dress in your closet, but today I’m talking about a new essential item — the Little White Dress. Having a perfect dress that makes you look and feel great is definitely a must have and this white lace midi hits all those aspects for me. For the summer, it may just be replacing the LBD. I’ve been finding white dresses to be so feminine and…

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The Honest Truth About How I Feel About Trends

The Honest Truth About How I Feel About Trends

We’ve all been there. You see a trend off the runway or in the stores that you love, and others that have you going, “What were they thinking?!” Off-the-shoulder tops are one of this year’s hottest trends. No doubt for amazing reasons. They are feminine, light weight, and flirty. I didn’t always get into this trend because I felt like many trends, it wouldn’t stick around. But I am finding myself adoring off the shoulder…

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5 Ways to Feel Insanely Good in a Midi Skirt

5 Ways to Feel Insanely Good in a Midi Skirt

Midi skirts have easily become one of my most recent spring and summer obsessions. I love creating classic and sophisticated looks with pencil skirts, but I also find it fun to explore different styles based on my mood. A flared midi skirt is one of those skirts that I can wear and feel instantly fun and feminine. Today I’m sharing with you five simple tips that will keep you looking and feeling your best when…

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Why It Shouldn’t Matter What Others Think of You

Why It Shouldn’t Matter What Others Think of You

You all know I love to write about fashion, but sometimes there are greater things on my heart. I love to combine fashion with my passion for personal growth so today I’m changing things up a bit and sharing my thoughts to a question that’s been looming over my mind: Why do we spend so much time worrying about what others think about us? It shouldn’t matter. That’s not to say we shouldn’t consider the feelings…

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Creating a Ballet Inspired Street Style Look That’s On Point

Creating a Ballet Inspired Street Style Look That’s On Point

You may have heard the phrase “Once a ballerina, always a ballerina,” and if you’re anything like me, you completely agree! I started ballet when I was three years old and pursued it with every bit of passion that I put into everything that I do. As often as I can I take the time out of my busy schedule to just dance. Whether it be in the small confined spaces of my living room or…

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Dos and Don’ts to Wearing a Maxi Dress

Dos and Don’ts to Wearing a Maxi Dress

With just eight days left of teaching Kindergarten and the hint of summer around the corner, I am already planning all of my summer looks! A maxi dress is a staple in my summer wardrobe for so many reasons. Not only do they look incredibly elegant when worn, but I also adore how effortless they are to wear. I can throw it on in a rush out the door and still look incredibly put together for…

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Style Miss Molly Turns One + 5 Questions I Get Asked Most About Blogging

Style Miss Molly Turns One + 5 Questions I Get Asked Most About Blogging

Today officially marks one year of blogging! It’s been a beautiful journey and I have grown in so many ways – not only in numbers, but also in experience. Although I celebrated my one year Instagram-iversary last month, I didn’t launch my blog until a month later. That’s why I celebrate the launch of my blog today! To celebrate my one year blog-iversary, I’ve compiled a list of the 5 most common questions I receive…

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4 #GIRLBOSS Ways to Be Yourself

4 #GIRLBOSS Ways to Be Yourself

The other day when sharing this photo on my Instagram, I shared some important #MOLLYSWORDS that have been on my heart: “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. Always stay true to who you are and never compromise for anyone or anything. You deserve to never settle.” This topic has been on my mind a lot recently. If you read my 26 things I’ve Learned In 26 Years, you are already aware this is something…

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4 Reasons Why You Need a Fit and Flare Dress

4 Reasons Why You Need a Fit and Flare Dress

Spring is undoubtedly my favorite season. The varied sounds of the birds outside my window in the morning as I wake up, the warm afternoon sunshine, cool breezes that calm the evenings; everything points to summer being just around the corner. There is just so much to love about this season! For spring fashion, I start leaning toward that essential dress I can throw on for a day in the sun. The feminine aspect of a…

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26 Things I’ve Learned In 26 Years

26 Things I’ve Learned In 26 Years

Another birthday has come, and as I reflect on the past 26 years, I realize how much I’ve learned in this crazy thing called life. In its peculiar way, life often teaches you things you didn’t realize you even needed to know. I’ve learned to find the beauty in its complexity and appreciate the maturity gained through a growing perspective each year. Today I humbly share these lessons with you.

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What Your Mom Really Wants For Mother’s Day… Something Silver!

What Your Mom Really Wants For Mother’s Day… Something Silver!

From the flowers in full bloom to the celebration of our mothers, it seems like so many special things happen in May. Being born only a week before Mother’s Day, my mom calls me her Mother’s Day present. Cue the head tilt and “Awwww, how sweet!” But let’s face it, I can’t be her present every year, so my brothers and I have to get creative. And there’s nothing quite like jewelry to honor a special someone…

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The Perfect Spring Dress

The Perfect Spring Dress

Seattle was so lucky last week to have record breaking highs for April. For three days in a row we had over 80 degree weather and I was loving every second of it. It made me excited to finally get to wear my spring dresses and be ready to enjoy the amazing sunshine! When searching for the perfect spring dress there are a few things I look for before it will meet the criteria for the…

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6 Things to Try When You Feel Like Giving Up

6 Things to Try When You Feel Like Giving Up

  We’ve all been there. You encounter a situation in life that seems so overwhelming you see no way out of it. You feel like giving up, because in the moment of stress and anxiety the easy way out seems to be the only way out. Pressing on seems out of the realm of possibility and fighting for what you want seems hopeless. You’ve tried so hard and yet you still aren’t getting the outcome…

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How I Grew My Instagram Following to 20K in One Year

How I Grew My Instagram Following to 20K in One Year

Today is a special day for me – it’s the one year anniversary of when I officially launched my Instagram page Style Miss Molly. I remember the day vividly, opening a package with a pair of white pointed toe pumps, inspired by how essential they are to my wardrobe. In that moment, I decided to start my fashion blog and post my first Instagram photo (no judgment). “I’m finally going to pursue my dream and just…

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Your “Not So Basic” White Tee {with Elegantees}

Your “Not So Basic” White Tee {with Elegantees}

Today’s post is very dear to my heart because it is much more than fashion. This is not your everyday style post, my friends. I would never have imagined in this blogging journey that I would be connected with brands that make a life-changing impact. Ones that move my heart and stir an emotional response to do something to make a difference. I never imagined that I would have the opportunity to support beautiful causes and impact the…

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Be Incredibly Kind.

Be Incredibly Kind.

Last week I posted to my Twitter account, “What if we treated everyone with the same kindness we wish to be shown?” What if we treated everyone with the same kindness we wish to be shown? #ThursdayThoughts — Molly Clifton (@stylemissmolly) April 7, 2016 Now this may be similar to the Golden Rule we all learn in Kindergarten, but I wouldn’t still be thinking about it if it was a concept that came easily. If…

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Two Trending Spring Essentials Every Girl Needs

Two Trending Spring Essentials Every Girl Needs

Today I’m talking about two popular trends this spring season – mini bags and fit and flare dresses. Worn separately or together they each have something special to offer in your spring wardrobe. There’s no question that spring is my favorite season. I love the transition from a cold dark winter to warmer and brighter days. There’s so much hope to be found knowing that something once seemingly dead can bring forth so much beauty…

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