Welcome to Runways & Rosés! My name is Aliza and I'm the face behind the blog. I am a born and bred New Englander— living in Massachusetts, summering in Maine, and just recently graduated college in Rhode Island. All of these places have influenced my love affair with fashion, from my Boston street style to my bright, preppy Kennebunkport looks.
Fashion has always been the one thing I have been good at. As a little girl, my mom always dressed me up in the cutest clothes, inspiring my love. Once I was older it was so much fun for me to get dressed in the morning; it was like a game. I loved it when I went to school and my friends would ask me "Where did you get that?" I was that girl in college that was “so dressed up” to go to class, while everyone else was rolling out of bed in sweatpants! But that was fine with me, I love to stand out and I live my life by the rule that I would rather be over dressed than under dressed! I combined my loves for fashion and writing when I created my blog during my sophomore year of college. Everything came together with the perfect name: It combines my love for fashion, leading a life full of fun, and obsession for anything pink. I am definitely a girly girl, so pink sums me up so well!
During the spring of 2018, my life changed forever when I studied abroad in London, UK. I was absolutely sacred to death to go live in a foreign country where I didn’t know a soul. People always told me that it was good to “step outside my comfort zone”. At first, I felt like I jumped head first off a cliff that was my comfort zone. Little did I know that I would fall in love with everything about London; the food, fashion, and the people. I also got to travel all around the UK and Europe and my undying love for travel blossomed. From hiking the Scottish Highlands to devouring stroopwaffles in Amsterdam, every adventure left their mark on me. Ever since, I have been jumping at the opportunity to add more stamps to my passport!
In the spring of 2019, I graduated with my business degree in fashion, one of my biggest accomplishments yet!! Following my graduation, I zigzagged my way through central and eastern Europe, before starting my first full time job as an assistant fashion buyer for a menswear company!
Watch me navigate through this exciting new phase of life, as I figure out this foreign concept of post grad. Follow my blog to see the fashion I am loving, where I am traveling next, and for a glimpse into my lifestyle!