© 2018 by Sloane Applebaum.

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Travel: Israel

June 11, 2019

Travel: Iceland

April 2, 2019

I Moved to a New City...

November 6, 2018

Fashion, Football, and Conscious Consumerism

September 8, 2018

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November 6, 2018

It feels like I've been talking about this move for ages, but as of three weeks ago, it finally happened! Goodbye New Jersey, hello Ohio! 

"Eh" is about right to sum up the distance between home & where I live now. My parents and I road tripped over t...

September 8, 2018

On Monday night, Nike made headlines when it released an image from its upcoming “Just Do It” campaign featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The image, Kaepernick’s face in black and white, is styled with a powerful message reading “Beli...

August 28, 2018

Typing the title for this post made me a little emotional because I really can't believe it's already been 10 weeks since my operation. Since my last update, I've become a lot more active and I'm excited to share some of the progress I've made.  I go...

August 2, 2018

Hi everyone! I am so thrilled to say that I am now approaching the six week post-op milestone. Over the past two weeks, I have seen a total shift in my recovery in the best way possible. The first four weeks were really, really tough. I had a hard ti...

July 14, 2018

I'm now a little over three weeks out from my operation, and I am starting to feel a little better. I wouldn't say I'm quite back to normal - my back still feels really weird and I can't do a lot of simple daily tasks without help (like brushing my t...

June 27, 2018

It’s official, I made it home from the hospital alive and well. The past week has basically been a giant blur, but as I promised I’d document my recovery, I’m going to do my best to recount what it was like having a major spinal operation, spending a...

June 11, 2018

So this is a topic I rarely speak about publicly, but considering it's Scoliosis Awareness Month, and since I'll probably be MIA for the next few weeks,, I really wanted to share my story with my friends, family, and the world! 

When I was in middle s...

June 7, 2018

Two weeks ago, I graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Fiber Science and Apparel Design. It still doesn't feel real, maybe because I haven't received my actual diploma yet, but I am slowly unpacking all the emotions that come along with a...

March 14, 2018

I know it has been quite some time since I've last blogged. Between my job search, my classes, and my activities, I’ve barely had time to breathe (or go to the gym) over the past few weeks. 

This past Saturday, on March 10th, the Cornell Fashion Colle...

November 30, 2017

Yesterday evening, my friend Nina and I continued our annual tradition of watching the Superbowl of fashion: the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Hosted this year from Shanghai, the show featured a slew of gorgeous designs accompanied by the musical s...

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Hello, my name is Sloane! Welcome to my personal blog! Learn more about me here.

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