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7 Brands to Love This Valentine’s Day

Carmen Lopez

Whether you’re looking for love, happily in a relationship, or enjoying the single life, you deserve a little extra self-love this Valentine’s Day...

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25 Laundry Hacks that Will Change Your Life

Carmen Lopez

Laundry is an essential aspect of clothing longevity, health, and sustainability. At Current Boutique, we believe in sustainable fashion, which me...

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8 Tips to Make Money on Your Clothes in 2023

Carmen Lopez

With rising inflation costs and a shift in working situations, many Americans are looking for ways to make some extra cash. Reselling your clothes...

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12 Things in Your Wardrobe That Never Get Worn

Carmen Lopez

Is your closet brimming with clothing and you still feel like you have nothing to wear? You might have too many pieces that are ultra-trendy, unco...

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Fashion Goals to Set for 2023

Carmen Lopez

Setting realistic and attainable goals is how you progress toward your dream life. This is true in every area of your life, from finances and care...

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20 Cute Ways to Style Joggers

Carmen Lopez

Joggers are comfortable and casual and, odds are, you have a pair or two in your closet. Thankfully, joggers are no longer confined to the home. T...

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How to Spot Fine Jewelry When Shopping Consignment

Carmen Lopez

Are you thinking of upgrading your jewelry collection? Are you looking to add a touch of refinement and elegance to your everyday outfits? Fine je...

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7 Cold Weather Trends You’ll Love For 2023

Carmen Lopez

The frosty winter season is in full swing, and with the holidays wrapping up, it’s time to prepare your post-holiday winter wardrobe. What’s “hot”...

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How Do Consignment Shops Decide Which Pieces to Stock?

Carmen Lopez

Have you ever wondered how a consignment shop chooses which pieces to buy and sell? Whether you’re looking to sell your used clothes on consignmen...

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22 NYE Looks to Say Good-Bye to 2022

Carmen Lopez

If you love getting dressed up, New Year’s Eve is probably your favorite day of the year! No other night can rival the glitz and glamor that is th...

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5 Tips on How to Wear and Style a Belt

Carmen Lopez

Belts are an underused accessory that deserve a little more credit and attention. A lot of women use them solely for practical purposes like keepi...

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How to Dress like a Model Off-Duty

Carmen Lopez

How do fashionistas always look put together, even when they’re wearing a t-shirt and sweatpants? This effortlessly chic vibe is more attainable t...

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How To Wear Winter White

Carmen Lopez

Honor the beauty of the snowfall with a wardrobe of winter white. You don’t need to put your white clothing into hibernation for the winter. Stop ...

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What to Wear to a Holiday Party in 2022

Carmen Lopez

Whether you’re attending a work holiday party, a potluck with friends, or just celebrating winter festivities from your couch, here are the six to...

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What is Greenwashing in Fashion and How to Be Aware of It

Carmen Lopez

Are your favorite “sustainable” fashion brands actually as sustainable as they seem? Or are these brands skillfully using marketing language to ap...

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9 Sustainable Fashion Gifts for Holidays 2022

Carmen Lopez

Sustainability is the hottest gift trend for the 2022 holiday season. Whether you’re looking for sustainable gift ideas for the fashionistas in yo...

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9 Winter Essentials Every Closet Needs

Carmen Lopez

I adore winter fashion. Cold weather means playing around with layers, textures, and gorgeous rich colors. As winter makes its arrival, it’s time ...

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7 Reasons Cool Girls are Shopping Small in 2022

Carmen Lopez

Big box stores are out, and small businesses are in. Mainstream fast fashion isn’t so mainstream anymore. Unique items from local retailers and th...

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9 Celebs Who Repeat Outfits

Carmen Lopez

Have you read the tabloids? It’s chic to repeat! Wearing an outfit twice used to be considered a fashion “faux pas,” but we’re quickly seeing a sh...

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How to Wear the 2022/2023 Winter Pantone Color Palette

Carmen Lopez

Color is one of the most critical elements of fashion. Colors not only impact our psychology and confidence, but it also defines our style to the ...

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8 Accessories You Need This Fall and Winter 2022

Carmen Lopez

One of my favorite parts about winter is the cold-weather accessories. There are so many cozy, chic accessories that can keep you warm while also ...

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7 Influencers Who Rock Preloved Fashion

Carmen Lopez

(in photo Carmen Lopez @currentboutique preloved fashion guru) Preloved fashion is quickly moving from niche to norm, thanks to the work of high-e...

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8 Spooky Wardrobe Essentials You Need for Fall 2022

Carmen Lopez

I love dressing for different holidays, but I don’t like spending hundreds of dollars buying holiday-themed clothes that I can only wear a few wee...

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Fashion Aesthetic Quiz: Which Fashion Style Fits You?

Carmen Lopez

There are a lot of fashion aesthetics trending on social media right now… So which aesthetic fits you best? Take this 13-question quiz to find out...

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17 Fashion Tips to Feel Like You Have Your Life Together

Carmen Lopez

Some women always look like they have it all together. Their sneakers are bright white, their clothes never wrinkle, and they always have a smile ...

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11 Gorgeous Fall Fashion Trends 2022 (That You’ll Actually Wear)

Carmen Lopez

Fall 2022 is all about dopamine dressing – aka wearing clothes that make you happy. In a post-lockdown world, where we were cooped up inside, fash...

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22 Outfits for 2022 that are the Perfect Amount of Extra

Carmen Lopez

Everyone has been talking recently about minimalism and capsule wardrobes, praising the more simplistic, classy, and timeless style. But… sometime...

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7 Fashion Icons to Inspire Your Wardrobe

Carmen Lopez

Have you been looking for a little fashion inspiration recently? Want to try out new styles and outfits based on some of your favorite iconic cele...

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How to Modernize Y2K Trends for 2022

Carmen Lopez

The beauty of the fashion industry is that trends are always cycling. What was cool twenty years ago and has since fallen to the back of your clos...

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How to Find and Wear Your Perfect Neutral

Carmen Lopez

Black isn’t flattering on everyone. I know it’s controversial, but it’s the truth. While black can be slimming and flattering on lots of women, it...

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DIY Season Color Analysis: Are You a Spring, Summer, Winter, or Fall?

Carmen Lopez

Which colors look best on you? Which colors accentuate your natural, gorgeous beauty? Figuring out your color “season” will help you find colors t...

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7 Easy Tips to Sell Used Clothes Online

Carmen Lopez

You’ve taken time to declutter your house and clean out your closet—but what now? Throwing out your clothes means sending them to a landfill and c...

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7 Trends in Sustainable Fashion 2022

Carmen Lopez

Sustainability is finding its footing in the fashion world, a hot trend that’s quickly becoming a new way of living and shopping. A few designers,...

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How to Channel Your Inner Sexy Siren This Summer

Carmen Lopez

With summer finally here and the ocean calling our names, the mermaid aesthetic is back in full force, beckoning us sexy sirens to answer its call...

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9 Outfits for When You Have Nothing to Wear

Carmen Lopez

Your closet is full of gorgeous clothes, and yet, somehow, “there’s nothing to wear”! Some days, it just feels like you can’t put an outfit togethe...

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17 Classic Summer Essentials for The Perfect Warm Weather Wardrobe

Carmen Lopez

Figuring out how to balance looking cute and staying cool when it’s hot outside can be a challenge, so your fellow fashionistas at Current Boutiqu...

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22 Fashion Quotes to Inspire You This 2022

Carmen Lopez

I love putting quotes on my mirror, in my purse, or on my phone to keep me focused, inspired, and energized throughout the day – and I know my empo...

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How to Know if a Clothing Purchase is Sustainable

Carmen Lopez

The fashion industry is the second largest polluter on our planet after the oil industry. Fast fashion in particular has significant negative soci...

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Why Do Fashion Trends Come Back?

Carmen Lopez

“I can’t believe butterfly hair clips and neon scrunchies are back in style!” “I used to wear flare jeans in the ‘70s!” “I never thought I’d see C...

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Answering All Your Questions About Consignment Shopping

Carmen Lopez

Consignment is a different way of shopping than many women are used to, but it’s becoming increasingly popular, particularly with the increasing m...

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How to Choose the Most Flattering Neckline for You

Carmen Lopez

The right neckline can completely change the look and feel of an outfit. With more than 20 types of necklines, there are lots of options to choose...

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14 Ways to Always Dress Classy

Carmen Lopez

Have you been looking to take your style to the next level? Maybe you’re wanting to add some polish to your work wardrobe or feel a little more pu...

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What to Wear to a Spring Wedding in 2022

Carmen Lopez

Spring weddings are full of promise, beauty, love, and fun – but deciding what to wear as a guest can feel daunting. Weddings are the perfect plac...

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Florals, Pastels, and Prints, Oh My! Spring 2022 Patterns

Carmen Lopez

Patterns and pastels are stepping into the spotlight to transport us out of our winter blues and into a chic, vibrant spring 2022. From classic p...

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The One & Only Guide You Need for Selling Your Used Clothes Online

Carmen Lopez

Want to clean out your closet and get rid of some of your used clothes? Selling your used clothes online has never been easier – and more profitab...

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Recycling Fashion for a Better Future

Carmen Lopez

You’ve been doing some spring cleaning and you’re ready to say goodbye to some of your old closet cast-offs that you haven’t worn in a while. But ...

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How to Accessorize for Spring 2022

Carmen Lopez

Spring 2022 is all about Y2K fashion paired with traditional and sophisticated looks, especially when it comes to accessories. We’re seeing everyt...

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19 Designers We Are Loving Now (And Always)

Carmen Lopez

We resell a lot of incredible designers at Current Boutique and each is unique in its own way! A lot of customers will ask us which designers are ...

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How to Gorgeously Glow Up From The Inside Out

Carmen Lopez

“Glow up” has become a popular trend for gurus and influencers. So I wanted to jump on board to see what the hype was all about. And after my own...

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French Girl Style: An Ultimate Guide

Carmen Lopez

Coco Chanel said that simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance. There is something about French girl style that makes all of us want to emul...

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Closet Spring Cleaning Tips for After You’ve Sorted Your Clothes

Carmen Lopez

Spring is such a beautiful, rejuvenating time of year with the warm weather, the flowers, the rain showers – and the urge to purge! I absolutely l...

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Top 2022 Spring Fashion Trends You Need to Know About

Carmen Lopez

Spring is on its way and, after such a harsh and unforgiving winter, we’re eager to get outside and flaunt our favorite spring clothes. But which ...

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How to Avoid Impulse Buying and Choose Sustainable Clothes

Carmen Lopez

Impulse buying feels thrilling as it’s happening, but it can end up doing some serious damage to your wallet, to the environment, and to the integ...

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9 Fascinating Facts about Fashion Psychology

Carmen Lopez

What you wear has a direct impact on how you perceive yourself, how others perceive you, and how you relate to the world. Clothes are an indicator...

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20 Best Fashion Movies and TV on Netflix Right Now (2022)

Carmen Lopez

If you can’t get enough fashion in your life and want to escape into a Netflix show that’s brimming with style, elegance, and fun, we’ve got you c...

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What is Sustainable Fashion?

Carmen Lopez

Sustainable fashion isn’t just a new and hot trend… Sustainable fashion is the future of the fashion industry. More and more people are making an ...

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12 Ultimate Fashion Tips to Ensure You’re Always Stylish

Carmen Lopez

Some women always look stylish and fashionable no matter what they’re wearing. Whether you’re already a go-to fashionista or feel like you could u...

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What to Wear to Work After Quarantine? 11 Back to Work Clothing Ideas

Carmen Lopez

Whether you’re excited to be back in the office with your work-besties or you’re feeling the blues about having to leave your pets and couch at ho...

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10 Smart Reasons to Shop Secondhand

Carmen Lopez

Are you interested in shopping secondhand or consignment fashion but not sure if it’s something you’ll like? Or maybe you’ve been hearing a lo...

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9 Go-To Outfits When You “Have Nothing to Wear”

Carmen Lopez

Need some outfit inspiration? Feeling a little stagnant in your fashion routine? We got you! In this article, we’re giving you nine easy go-to out...

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11 Leggings Outfits That Are Comfy and Sophisticated

Carmen Lopez

Leggings have become a staple in every woman’s closet. They’re one of the most functional pants, able to seamlessly transition from morning yoga t...

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7 Ways to Elevate Your Holiday Outfit

Carmen Lopez

What better way to spread the spirit of the holidays than through fashion? I love dressing up in rich colors, gorgeous materials, and lots of shim...

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19 Best Holiday Gifts of 2021 for Stylish Women

Carmen Lopez

Looking for holiday gifts for the chic, stylish ladies in your life? If you’re not sure how and where to start shopping for the fashionistas on yo...

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Ring In 2022 with These 22 New Year’s Eve Outfits

Carmen Lopez

New Year’s Eve is one of my favorite nights of the year! It’s the perfect chance to relax and celebrate all you’ve accomplished from the last year...

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27 Fashion Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Carmen Lopez

Feel like your closet is stagnant and you can’t put together an outfit? Want to learn a little more about how to simplify your fashion life? I’ve ...

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11 Gorgeous Thanksgiving Outfit Ideas

Carmen Lopez

Not sure what to wear to Thanksgiving this year? Whether you’ll be dining at home, attending a Friendsgiving, going to a fancy party, or volunteer...

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Create The Perfect Outfit with 3 Easy Fashion Formulas

Carmen Lopez

Do you have a closet full of clothes and “nothing to wear”? That’s probably because you’re used to styling your clothes one or two ways, so your o...

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What to Wear as a Guest to a Winter Wedding

Carmen Lopez

You’ve received an invitation to a winter wedding—but what are you going to wear? Winter weddings are romantic and elegant, but they can be a chal...

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15 Holiday Shopping Hacks to Minimize Gifting Stress

Carmen Lopez

The holidays are supposed to be a fun and relaxing time to focus on being with your loved ones. If it feels like the holidays have lost some of th...

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9 Wonderful Winter Trends

Carmen Lopez

Versatile and adaptable clothing pieces are the hottest (or should we say “chilliest”) winter trends. Fashion designers are focusing on looks that...

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8 Fashion Trends as Told by Tim Burton’s Cult Characters

Carmen Lopez

What do Tim Burton’s artwork and characters teach us about fashion? Who doesn’t love spooky season? There’s something so special about putting on c...

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19 Easy DIY Halloween Costumes Using Clothes You Already Own

Carmen Lopez

This article is written for Halloween fashionistas who are looking for fashion-forward costumes this year. This won’t be your run-of-the-mill DIY ...

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Fashion as Meditation: How to Relax Through Fashion

Carmen Lopez

Did you know that what you wear has a direct impact on your mood? That means fashion can actually function as a sort of meditation! With the right...

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11 NEW Work Wardrobe Essentials in a COVID World

Carmen Lopez

  There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has had major impacts on our society, and everyday fashion hasn’t escaped its effects. Spending significantly more...

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12 Fall 2021 Trends (and 4 Flops)

Carmen Lopez

  What are the hottest fall trends for 2021 that are also sustainable and investment-worthy? At Current Boutique, we love considering current fash...

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LET’S DO A SUSTAINABLE CLOSET AUDIT TOGETHER

Carmen Lopez

Do you know how to do a sustainable closet audit? In this blog, we teach you how! Autumn always feels like a fresh, new beginning. The cool air see...

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The Ultimate Guide to French Girl Style

Carmen Lopez

Are you as obsessed with French girl style as I am? There’s something about that messy-elegant, casual-fancy French look that makes you feel so pu...

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How to Wear Animal Prints for Every Season

Carmen Lopez

Animal prints are always in style. Every season, we see a hot and trendy animal print hitting the runway. These different variations of animal pri...

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The Ultimate Guide to Finding The Perfect Bag

Carmen Lopez

Looking for your a new tote or satchel? Not sure what kind of bag will work best for your wardrobe, both practically and fashionably? I’ve got you...

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How to Match Your Lipstick With Your Clothes

Carmen Lopez

My Current Boutique blog often feature ways to elevate your wardrobe through gorgeous accessories, stunning clothing pieces, and a confident attit...

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How to Compliment Yourself and Other Women

Carmen Lopez

One of our missions at Current Boutique is to empower women in their personal and professional lives. We want women to feel beautiful on the inside...

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Your Ultimate Guide to Stunning and Sustainable Bathing Suits

Carmen Lopez

Let’s get ready for a gorgeous and fun summer! Although we don’t resell bikinis unless they are "new with tags" at Current Boutique, we still want...

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How to Use Positive Self-Talk to Look Prettier

Carmen Lopez

Do you want to improve your mental state, be happier, and look prettier by the end of this week? I'm here to spill the tea about how positive self...

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Why Retro Fashion is the New Modern

Carmen Lopez

  The past few years have seen a major resurgence of 1900s fashion styles and, now in 2021 “retro” fashion is modern fashion. It’s no longer that ...

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Trendy & Timeless Accessories for Summer 2021

Carmen Lopez

Summer is approaching, which means it’s time to break out the warm-weather wardrobe. As you’re spring-cleaning your closet and shaking off the col...

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9 Amazing Ways to Style a Blazer

Carmen Lopez

Blazers are one of my favorite wardrobe staples because they’re stunningly versatile and elegant. A blazer can easily dress up a casual outfit or ...

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2021 Fashion Trends We're Obsessed With

Carmen Lopez

Despite (and maybe because of) the COVID-19 era, we’ve seen massive shifts in 2021 fashion trends. What’s exciting for us at Current Boutique ...

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TOP 15 BEST BRANDS TO RESELL

Carmen Lopez

Are you looking to make money by reselling your clothes? The consignment market has been exploding in the past couple of years, especially among M...

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9 Ways to Organize Your Closet for Fall

Carmen Lopez

Can you believe autumn is approaching? Here come the comfy sweaters, adorable booties, warm colors, and cozy accessories! (Oh, and we can’t forget ...

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11 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Consignment Stores

Carmen Lopez

Our goal at Current Boutique is to provide a fun, inviting environment for customers to fall in love with the consignment process. So today I’m he...

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How To Choose The Right Sunglasses For Your Face

Carmen Lopez

Buying the perfect sunglasses is one of the greatest challenges of being a fashionista! It can feel especially impossible to buy sunglasses online,...

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The Rise of Cottagecore Fashion, And How You Can Get The Look

Carmen Lopez

The up-and-coming “cottagecore” is becoming all the rage on social media, and we are here for it! This is an aesthetic that idealizes a simple, pa...

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3 Amazing Reasons To Love The Little White Dress

Carmen Lopez

  Move over Little Black Dress the Little White Dress takes the spotlight for the next few months. The Little White dress is the perfect Summer ess...

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The Ultimate Closet Clean Out Guide + Checklist

Carmen Lopez

The rain is washing away the cold, the wind is ushering in the warmth, and the flowers are blooming in all their beauty. It’s spring! That means ...

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5 Ways To Find Success For Working Mothers

Carmen Lopez

Happy Mother’s Day to all you incredible, awe-inspiring, dedicated working mothers and stay-at-home moms out there! Thank you for everything you d...

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Cinco De Mayo Fiesta Must-Haves

Carmen Lopez

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I love this day for so many reasons, Mariachi’s, Margarita’s, Tacos, Tamales, Guacamole, Chips & Salsa! Any reason to cel...

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Carmen Lopez, President & CEO www.currentboutique.com

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Hello Fashion Lovers! I've been in the fashion industry for over 15 years. I started Current Boutique with the desire to recycle amazing pre-loved designer gems for others to enjoy! I value quality, unique craftsmanship, sustainability & saving money. I am a fashion lover who is energized by the challenges and rewards of being an entrepreneur. I'm here to share tips on fashion, style, bargain shopping and business. I hope you enjoy!
XOXO, Carmen