hey there! I’ve decided to crash into the world of blogging. It’s an awesome way to share stories and photos of my travels, crafts, lifestyle, and fashion. Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve had a wanderlust spirit and [what I’d like to call] an eye for fashion. With that, I’d love for this blog to influence and inspire. My lifestyle is driven by a passion for what I’d like to call SOUL SOUVENIRS, that is… treasures that make your soul smile. These souvenirs can be anything – experiences, gifts, adventure, or that new candle you got that smells like heaven. My goal is to seek and explore the world and all there is to offer, and share it with you!

For those of you who don’t know me, I’m from Westchester, NY… After graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Marketing & Digitial Design, I dove into the fashion industry in the heart of NYC. I spent three years working in product development and design for a fashion footwear company, which really helped shape my career in a lot of ways. I got to travel domestically and internationally, which of course was a plus. About two months ago, I made a big move [to Dallas, TX!] to be with my amazing Fiance. With my move to the Lonestar state, I’ve been lucky enough to find a job in footwear development out here as well… it’s not fashion, per se, but in licensing… I’ve met some nice people and I’m learning a ton!

Anyway, that about wraps up my first post! I’m super excited to begin sharing – I hope you all [I refuse to say ya’ll *forever a New Yorker*] enjoy and are inspired to find souvenirs for the soul!

xx Emily

Emily ODonnell