Friday, February 19, 2010

More like 'Punch with a Fist'

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Call this posing, or call this my personal homage to R Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly."

I almost didn't post outfit pics today because I felt like I would be, in a strange way, lying to myself. What I love most about blogging my personal fashion and dressing up is that it gives me proper self-confidence and joy. However, today was nothing if not shittastic.

Now I'm not feeling quite as shittastic (copyright?) as I was earlier, but it does suck how I still can't really bend my right arm without inflicting pain upon myself (no serious injury, I just should stop gesticulating wildly when I talk). But since I specifically want to keep a cautious line between my two spheres of blogging and real life, so I'll shut up now. Plus, who wants to hear someone complain constantly? No one. Unless you're into that sorta thang.

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Another vintage find gone to good use! Its super-thin and swishy fabric is probably more suited to summer, but that wasn't anything a little ninja-layering and sunshine could fix.

Dress(as tunic)- Goodwill : Shirts underneath- American Apparel & Juniper : Leggings- magic? : Really worn boots+Cardigan- TJMaxx : Necklaces- Old Navy & Mom : Belt- Walmart

I kept it pretty simple, but I was jiving a little 70s vibe (am I talkin' jive turkey? I don't really know what I'm saying) while wearing this dreamy dress/tunic/I'm not quite sure. I almost never accessorize when it comes to jewelry (during classes I feel like it's a hassle, personally), but it just felt right to loop on a couple of long necklaces to add to the boho-inspired feel.

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Ever since I got that cloning machine, I've gone more than a little overboard. What can I say? You can't have too much of a really annoying thing (ahem, me). Speaking of annoying, sorry if your eyeballs melt at the color explosion.

Listening to some Florence and the Machine definitely has been helping me improve my sad state of mind. I love how she has this powerful burst of a voice that's truly a force to be reckoned with, and the songs can vary from tongue-in-cheek rock to soaring, dream-like melodies.

This inspires me to wear florals with stripes. And go uh, break things?

Plus, she has all this gorgeous RED HAIR GAWH
Is it weird that I'm sorta geeking out over the album cover? It's like a forest nymph who had a botched lung surgery-- but in a LOVELY DREAMY NOT TOTALLY CREEPY AND GROSS WAY.

What's Lovely for February 19, 2010: Looking forward to a new day, no matter how suckerific you can get.
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And I bid you... adieu! I'm talking about my hair of course... can't wait to get my hair cut so it can get out of its awkward-length teen years of puberty (did that analogy make any sense?).


Bug said...

Oh, no your arm! Hope it feels better. I love this outfit. The top is very pretty and goes so nicely with that belt. I also feel 'shittastic' at times, but I blog anyway. I hope you have a lovely weekend.

Clara said...

amazing look
your blog is great!

indigotangerine said...

no that analogy didn't make any sense, but it's okay we love you anyways. Florence is pretty fucking fabulous I must say. She's confident a bold and holy shit her pattern mixing is fantastic. Well that's enough profanity for one comment....

ps. email coming...soon (well soon is often delayed with me but I'm out of school so I have no excuse.)

Eva Internazionale said...

I hope the new day wasn't nearly as suckerific. ;)

gina said...

Love this top and how you styled it. The multi-colored photo is fun. Sorry you had a sucky day. Hopefully today will be brighter.

Emily Kennedy said...

I love the layering you did! And the ever awesome Charmalade color palette.

The Style Rider said...

I just LOVE that print and how earthy yet not it is.

Steffani Alix said...

love your hair and your style!! so unique!

Rebecca, The Clothes Horse said...

I adore that pattern. And Florence and the Machine? My addiction lately! I'm even planning a post on one of her vids.

Sonya said...

I really like the crazy pattern on the top!

Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) said...

I loooove your tunic! so pretty! it looks great with the grey cardi you paired it with.