A Recap on the Gap

It’s hard to believe that eight months have come and gone so quickly.  I know it’s annoyingly cliche to say, but time seems to move at an alarmingly quicker rate these days that barely gives one the ability to plan for the future let alone glance at the past.  With
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A Recap on Greece

Eight flights + fourteen days + hundreds of pictures = one hell of a trip.  Greece was spectacular in more ways than I could even begin to explain.  From exploring ancient ruins to witnessing a larger-than-life Greek wedding to walking through the village of my grandfather’s birthplace, the trip gave
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Dean x J.Bradley

[one_half padding=”0 20px 0px 20px”]   Dean For the past two years, I’ve manned the face (well…neck down for the first year and a half) of Proper Kid Problems.  It’s been a time marked by new experiences, new opportunities, and – most importantly – new people who have more coolness
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Proper Kid Problems Turns 2

May.  It’s an important month in my personal calendar filled with anniversaries like Mother’s Day or my Dad’s birthday; celebrations that honor achievements such as graduating college or simply making it through another year of school; as well as a string of annual events that give one a taste for
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A New Chapter. A New Decade. A New Number

I’ve never been one to think too deeply about the meaning behind birthdays taking them at basic face value – a single day each year when we can do whatever we want, ask for a couple of items that have been on our radar since the holidays, and eat that
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Hitting The Pause Button

As many of you know, I decided to hit the pause button on my fourth semester at George Washington University in order to take a step back from my current situation, reevaluate my decisions, and make a pivot in regards to what I wanted to get out of college.  While
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The Full Story Behind PKP

“Who is Proper Kid Problems?”  It’s a question that has crossed the minds of thousands of people who see my various posts on Twitter, Instagram, or any of the other social media platforms I operate on.  Though I have neurotically monitored what information I have given to my readers for
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J.Crew’s “Price Balancing”

A few of my readers tweeted at me yesterday asking for my thoughts on J.Crew’s “Price Balancing” strategy for Spring 2014.  In case you’re in the dark (I was until I found the article online), CEO Mickey Drexler stated that the company intends to make prices “more friendly” in an
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