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When I first approached a few local bloggers about an event concept I had, I didn’t anticipate the beauty that would come from it. Local creatives meeting each other for the first time face-to-face instead of just over Instagram, being able to feature apparel & accessories from around Grand Rapids, and even being the soft opening at an incredible new sandwich shop @grainsandwichshop to help promote their opening. It’s awesome to see how many people are impacted for good when you go after an idea, invest your whole heart & let the Lord lead.
Working with so many local shops & creatives was such an enlivening experience! Plus, connecting with my local community & building a network for each person to connect & grow was the coolest thing to watch! I walked away from the @meetcutecommunity event proud of what had been accomplished & proud of the fact that we created a space for local growth!
This (majorly) awesome faux fur jacket is from local shop @blcklamb & the beauty I styled it on is @rachelgabes – she’s an incredible photographer, guys! But aside from that she’s kind, sincere, relatable and hearing her story was so inspiring! Thanks for coming and letting me style you in this sassy number, Rachel! ❤️
Styled by me, LivStyled & styling assist: @kelseyhettinga
Photo by @ashleywierenga @kristinjonesy
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Photo taken at: Grand Rapids, Michigan

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A little sneak peek of a photo shoot I styled last weekend! These lovely girls were so down to earth and fun to dress! Check out their accounts for some incredible design and photography!
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Photo taken at: Grand Rapids, Michigan

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One more because she’s seriously a doll. Meet Hannah, she’s Finnish and has one of the most beautiful personalities – upbeat, silly, authentic, relatable & s tipsily lovely! I mean look at her!! @happyphotoco ______________________________________
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Photo taken at: Holland, Michigan

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This is lovely Emma! She is the one behind all of the lovely photos I’m able to share with you! Emma is one of the significant people in my life that continually speaks life into my vision of being a stylist. She reminds me that I’m well able and capable of achieving my dreams and that I’m worth it! That I have a voice God will use and to be faithful in pursuing what’s in my heart regardless of what my head says or other people think. She’s a strategic part of my journey and God knew she would be the perfect fit! She’s the first of many faces I hope to share with you throughout my story of styling! 💛
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