ELOQUII: What inspired you to start blogging?
Sandae: I started showing my #ootd on Instagram and slowly got the itch to start blogging. Once I started, I realized that I was doing what I love to do and that is help people! My mission is to help women everywhere dress the bodies they have and feel confident and good about themselves.
E: How do you choose your outfit on an average day?
S: Good question! I like to find style challenges on Instagram to follow- it helps me pre-plan my outfits on Sunday night and get ready for the week. If I don’t follow a style challenge, I still try to plan ahead wearing things that I love!
E: How do you keep pieces fresh?
S: I am all about wearing things more than one way! For instance, I used to think a dress was a dress but now I also see a skirt with a sweater or top over it or as a jumper with a top under it!
E: Let’s talk accessories–Who’s your favorite accessory designer (other than ELOQUII, of course) and why?
S: I love J Crew and Loft jewelry. I love their unique pieces and they are available online or in the mall. I also love jewelry parties from companies like Stella and Dot, Lia Sophia, and Premier Designs. I am always on the lookout for something different and fresh!
E: We loved your “heart on your sleeve” DIY project! What’s been your most creative or favorite clothing DIY?
S: Most people don’t know this, but I learned to sew when I was in high school. I used to make a lot of my own clothes back then! Now, I don’t have as much time but I love being crafty and am always looking for something fun to do! Even something simple like taking the sleeves off of a jean jacket and making it into a vest are fun to me!
E: What trends are you most looking forward to this spring?
S: I live where it is cold so I am so excited to get out more skirts and dresses! I am loving midi skirts especially!
E: What styles will be forever classic to you?
S: I tend to buy mostly classic items and few trendy pieces. I have had clothes for years that are classic and never go out of style. I love classic dresses like shirt dresses and fit and flare styles, a good trench coat, bow blouses and cardigan sweaters. I also love wearing my strands of pearls!