Today we’d like to introduce you to Wendy Joseph.
Wendy, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
Just a few short years ago, as my husband and I drove our son to his college dorm, I realized life was changing, and so was I. My son is now off to college and my days of having a child at home was over.
I enjoyed the moments with just my husband and me, but something was missing. I needed to do something fun for myself. I needed my own thing. As I was learning how to deal with my son’s new found independence, I reconnected with my passion for fashion, spirituality and my deep desire to share ideas and the things I learn along the way.
So, here I am in my 40’s living my life and sharing it through my personal style and experiences. I dress for myself and express myself through my style. That is where my blog comes in www.DressingForMe.com
Overall, has it been relatively smooth? If not, what were some of the struggles along the way?
The road is not smooth. I’m still learning. Being a social media influencer or blogging is not easy. It requires work and passion in what you’re doing. I aim to be my true self in my blog posts and Instagram feed. I’ve learned not myself to others. Just keep living “your” best life. Someone’s Instagram feed is not their reality. It’s perfect, PR’d version of their “best self.
Please tell us about JustJewels4U.
Majority of people know me as a vintage enthusiast/thrifting expert. What I really do is influence women to shop smart and look like a million bucks on a budge. I believe you don’t have to spend money to look like money. I can take fashion from the 1920s to today’s modern fashion. I can dress for any occasion and era. I respect vintage. It is where today’s fashion stems from. If you can wear vintage, you are a true fashionista. That alone sets you apart from others.
Were there people and/or experiences you had in your childhood that you feel laid the foundation for your success?
I have to give kudos to my Mother for teaching me about saving money when it comes to fashion. My mom and aunt till this day frequent yard sales and estate sales for clothing.
- Website: www.DressingForMe.com
- Instagram: JustJewels4U
- Facebook: Wendy Joseph
Photography by Kaylin James
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