Wonder Woman:The Fashion Huntress

Happy Friday Friends!

I think everyone knows by now what this series is all about, but just in case you don’t click here for more info.wonder woman


Without further ado, I give you our Wonder Woman of the week, Melissa AKA The Fashion Huntress! During the day you will find her assisting those is need as a social worker and thrifty style blogging by night.


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  • How did you choose the name for your blog?

The Fashion Huntress was actually my mom’s idea! She came up with it one day- and we decided it was the perfect name!


  • When or how did you become aware of your entrepreneurial spirit?

Hmm, that’s a tricky question! I’m not sure I have an entrepreneurial spirit; I feel like I don’t take a ton of risks (except for with my clothes- ha!), but I really love having the opportunity to blog, offer tips to others, and form such an amazing blogging community.


  • Name 3 things on your bucket-list.

I actually don’t have a bucket-list! I am a planner, through and through, but I like to take adventures as they come, versus planning for them. I would say probably, if anything, having my own business is on my “bucket list,” and I definitely try and make strides every day to make that dream a reality.


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  • Describe your best practices for organization and balance.

I am an endless list-maker! I generally always have pen, paper, post-its, and my iPhone to-do list with me. I even keep pen and paper next on my night stand for when I have ideas or remember to-dos before going to bed, which seems to happen all the time, right?!

  • How do you unwind?

I thrift (of course!), drink lots of tea, catch up on Netflix, read, sew, draw, bike ride, and hangout with all of my favorite people.


  • What’s your favorite movie or television show?

My favorite movie is Almost Famous; I could watch that movie on repeat. I just love it’s brilliance and layers- how complicated and simple people are, and how similar our fears, realities, and dreams are at the end of the day.

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  • Name your favorite place to shop online and in store.

I don’t do much online shopping because I like to clear my mind in stores-! I actually don’t have a favorite store, because I really love variety!


  • What’s your favorite fragrance?

I absolutely adore Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel.


  • What’s your favorite line of cosmetics?

I really love the Make-Up Forever line and Smashbox.


  • Where are you from originally?

Outside of Chicago- born, raised, and remain here!


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  • Tell us about your favorite vacation or adventure.

I lived abroad for a year in Spain, which truly was life changing and enabled me to become fully bilingual. Becoming bilingual and living abroad is a gift I could never repay to my parents; they have always had a strong commitment to supporting my education, as well as that of my siblings. I’ve also been blessed to travel quite a bit, which in it of itself, is a priceless education.

  • What is your greatest professional and personal achievement thus far?

Get ready for the cheesy (but completely honest) truth, I feel like every day I can get up on my own two feet, work another day, and offer service to those in need, I’ve met my daily purpose in life. Having worked with endless individuals with chronic illness and terminal illness, I try and remain humble. Every day is a gift, and I try to make the most of it- sometimes I’m successful, sometimes less so, but everyday I keep trying to do my best to live out what I think is my purpose and aligns with my values. img_3886

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Connect with Melissa via blog instagram, facebook, twitter, and pinterest.

Not sure where to start? Click here to view her favorite blog post!

windycitywardrobelogoAs always thank you for reading, commenting, and liking!



P.S. Click here  to nominate a wonder woman for this series. I can’t wait to hear from you!

10 Comments Add yours

  1. Awww thanks so much for featuring me on this special series- I’m honored to be among the other wonder women!!! And thanks for the feedback and comments, readers! 🙂 ❤

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    1. Dāsha says:

      It was such a pleasure to get to know you better, thanks again!


  2. Reblogged this on The Fashion Huntress and commented:
    Shout-out and thank you to Dasha from the Windy City Wardrobe blog for such an awesome post-! Happy Tuesday, readers!


  3. sewloveable says:

    This was fantastic!!! Nice to know a bit more about Melissa. I adore her blog and her adventurous sense of style!


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  4. M.G. Guyton says:

    👏Cool name…go mom! I would love to visit Spain and watch Tierra de Lobos without needing the subtitles.
    And I agree, a great cup of tea and a sketching session can be very soothing on a stressful day…Every Day is a gift!😄

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    1. Dāsha says:

      Not needing subtitles would be divine!


  5. Great article! I love Melissa’s fashion photos and style. Great attitude too.

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    1. Dāsha says:

      Her great attitude and natural talents made her a wonderful candidate for the wonder woman series! Thanks for stopping by Mary Beth,enjoy the 3 day weekend.

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  6. Asa says:

    Such a good feature. I have read Melissa’s blog for a while and have always wonder who the girl is behind the blog. This post was so informative. I learned so much and am glad to know a fellow tea drinker.


    Liked by 2 people

    1. Dāsha says:

      Nice to hear from you Asa, I hope all is well. Maybe we can all get together for virtual tea time!


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