ABOUT

Welcome to Diary of a Southern Shopper! 

A fashion blog dedicated to providing a source of stylish inspiration!

I’m Darci…

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The Girl Boss behind this creative outlet in San Antonio, Texas, which began in 2014 as a way to express myself and personal style outside of my “9 to 5”, corporate world. This blog transformed into a internet diary of shopping tips along with outfit ideas for those women wanting to maximize their closet on a budget. A Diary of a Southern Shopper reader will also get tips on how to wear key pieces and styles for any occasion, guides on the latest trends or must-have items, or where to purchase clothes and accessories at different price points. Beyond style, I love to share my travel diary as I’ve embarked on new adventures recently and would hope to continue extending this shopping space into beauty/interiors. I’m growing as a person (wahoo, 30’s!) and would hope you follow along with this DIARY that is constantly growing as well. 

I’ve already done a lot of shop stalking for you, so head to my SHOP page to check out not only pieces I own but what is currently on my wish list. Also, make sure you stop by my LIKETOKNOW.IT page for a look at all my outfit details from what I post on Instagram.DSC_0655 

Fun Facts About Darci:
I’m 5’2.
I was a certified Adult Probation Officer in Texas.
I have 10 magazine subscriptions and over a hundred pairs of shoes, etc. Certified hoarder.
I have a Bachelor’s & Master’s Degree, but in opposite fields.
I won the Best Dressed superlative in high school, also was a dancer. 
I have a dachshund/poodle mix named Jax & chihuahua named Sadie.
I have 5 tattoos (ankle, foot, hip, lower hip, and left rib cage).
I have the biggest heart and love to volunteer. I’m also really silly and love to make people laugh.
I am obsessed with crime TV (I watch it at night which is creepy) & cooking shows!
Some favorite shows are: The Voice, Prison Break, Dexter, The O.C., Pretty Little Liars, Sex and the City, Saved by the Bell, Orange is the New Black, Scandal, Soap Operas (ha, YES!) & stupid Reality shows. 
Once lived in Rome, Italy to study abroad for six months; Also lived in Los Angeles 2 years (FIDM grad!).
Greece & Africa are next on my bucket list. 
Afraid of bugs (especially crickets & cockroaches). I literally have a screaming panic attack.
Obsessed with ranch, chicken tenders, popcorn, chips, double stuffed oreos, pickles, & fettuccini alfredo.
Plus, totally a wine lover- Cabernet Sauvignon type of gal.
Also love chocolate (especially Reese’s sticks) & love sweets (especially Smarties & Swedish Fish).
I can go from listening to country one day to rap the next. 
Put me on an island with a bunch of books.
Favorite perfume is Flowerbomb by Victor & Rolf.
Favorite beauty/skincare buys: Garnier Micellar Cleanser, Garnier, Estee Lauder Voluptuous mascara, Mario Badescu cucumber cleanser, Aveeno Daily Moisturizer, Urban Decay eyeliner & NAKED palettes. 
Favorite stores: Nordstrom, Express, Old Navy, TheLimited, Zara, and Forever 21. 
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My style can range from chic and business casual to a laid back weekend look that can go from feminine to edgy. I love finding great deals with coupon codes/rewards, while being able to create outfits that have maximizing potential in my closet that appear more expensive. To say I’m obsessed with shoes is an understatement and my wardrobe screams with color and prints. 

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One of my highlight/proud moments this year, 
was getting this picture of the athleisure trend featured on the Wendy Williams show!
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Thank you again for stopping by, hope you find inspiration within my DIARY, and enjoyed learning a little bit about me. Make sure to follow me on my social media channels, such as Instagram (I like to share funny Insta-Stories) for a further look into my day-to-day looks and personality! Please comment and say hello every once in a while…I love engaging within this community to build friendships, show love, and to learn from each other. 

If you have any questions at all or to get in touch with me, be sure to visit my CONTACT page. 

With Love, 

Darci

*DISCLAIMER*
Diary of a Southern Shopper may earn compensation from advertising, affiliate programs such as RewardStyle, or brand collaborations. However, it is expressed through my honest opinion and documented by a statement of such collaboration or if a product was the courtesy of (c/0) a brand.