Four Essentials Your Wardrobe Needs This Summer

Four Essentials Your Wardrobe Needs This Summer

Summer is finally here in Seattle as we have hit a beautiful streak of warm weather. This means that it’s either cool summer dresses or shorts and tank tops for me. Thankfully, HER. Boutique has some really cute options for all of them. While shorts and a tank top may seem so casual, especially if you’re like me and like to pull off the casual chic as much as you can, with a hot sun you have…

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What If Social Media Numbers Didn’t Exist?

What If Social Media Numbers Didn’t Exist?

I recently went to a networking event full of social media influencers — YouTubers, bloggers, Instagrammers, etc. As I walked around talking with these new faces I noticed one thing missing from the conversation — a number. Kidding of course, but in a way I felt like I was walking around with an invisible “how many people follow me” number over my head. Of course, I’m taking it to the extreme, but with so many…

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4 Ways to Banish Body Insecurities for Good

4 Ways to Banish Body Insecurities for Good

I absolutely love summer and all that it brings — warm weather, shorts, cute dresses, and darling swimsuits. Unfortunately, as much as my love for the season continues, my hate for those unfortunate bikini body insecurities are here too. You know, those thousands of questions that loom around in your head and make you feel there is more you should be doing to get your body into shape. Call it the summer beach bod dilemma,…

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Must Have Summer Dresses with HER. Boutique

Must Have Summer Dresses with HER. Boutique

 Hello my friends! I’m thrilled to tell you about an exciting boutique that I’ve recently discovered am obsessed with – HER. I’m a huge online shopper and fell in love with this boutique upon first sight.  It was one of those moments where you visit a website and immediately start imagining yourself wearing everything in your closet. What I love about HER. Boutique is that their clothing is chic, very wearable, and my favorite part, completely…

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The Beautiful Challenge I Call Success

The Beautiful Challenge I Call Success

Think about the meaning of the word success. What does it mean to you? For some, being successful is having enough money to not work and to travel the world. For others being successful is doing what they love no matter how much they make. I was recently asked, “When do you think you can say you’ve made it as a fashion blogger.” It’s a fair question, especially when there are so many fashion bloggers…

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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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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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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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Transitioning to Your Spring Wardrobe with A Duster Cardigan

Transitioning to Your Spring Wardrobe with A Duster Cardigan

As I transition from my winter to spring wardrobe I find it important to look for items that I can layer. In Seattle, the mornings are still cooler here and by the afternoons I’m breaking out my sunglasses and ditching my coat. That’s why cardigans can be the perfect addtion to your spring wardrobe. Duster cardigans are one of my most recent obsessions and I have already found so many ways to style it. This one in particular is unique because…

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The Easiest Way to Look Instantly Sophisticated

The Easiest Way to Look Instantly Sophisticated

Any time I’m looking to go for a more sophisticated look I have a few go-to items. A pencil skirt makes the top of the list. There are so many reasons why I love them! They have a special way of hugging in all the right places and still remain classy. They carry well from day into night and will never go out of style. Depending on the fabric and how you style it, you…

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