October 26, 2009
I want to know: what are your guys' pet peeves? I'm asking because I'm coming into contact with a lot of mine as of late and I want to know if anyone else has them (or others). Mine include, but are soooo not limited to: close talkers, hypocrites, overly cheerful people, people who flick their fingernail with another fingernail, chewing with your mouth open, and keeping the volume at an uneven number.
So, what about all of you? Do you have regular irritabilities, like someone's odd scent or foul language or maybe odd ones, such as people who knock on the door less than three times?
(H&M cardigan, aritzia shirt, aa leggings -yesssss i found them! they were at my dad's- and sirens heels)
October 25, 2009
(all off google)
Do any of you have tattoos? Cool piercings? Leave a link to the post or picture showing it, I'd love to see! If you don't have any but want one, share.
October 21, 2009
Also, I want to make a video. If you ever have, tell me: how? Do you just record yourself on your camera then upload that onto your computer then that onto blogger? Just wondering, folks.
(f carriere shirt and skirt, club monaco shrug, sirens heels)
October 20, 2009
I joined my school's newspaper club today (I'm a cool kid) and my first article will be on "the decline of school spirit." It's an opinion piece and I agree, not as many kids are into the whole "dress up" scene and I think it's because we're getting older so we want to be seen as mature adults but also because some of us consider ourselves too cool. What do you guys think?
This was the sweater I was talking about - the blanket one with bell sleeves. I tried capturing the sleeves but every shot looked so awkwardly posed.
Also, I've wanted a tattoo since I was in grade eight and it's changed a few times but one has remained the same; an atom on the inside of my right ankle. You know, the three ovals with dots where they all touch? It means everything is balanced and in perfect harmony. I want a half-sleeve tattoo soooo badly it's not even normal. I know what I would get if it was a bottom one but not a top one (because of the shoulder). Oh well, I have many years to think about this, right?
But I kind of want a piercing too now. Only problem, I'm allergic to everything that isn't real silver or gold (even the hypo allergenic stuff doesn't work!) so when I had my ears pierced a few years ago they kept getting infected and eventually I just let them close.
In addition, if you're like me and you have the hardest time finding jeans that fit right check out Gap! At about $80 a pop they're not exactly cheap but I got three pairs in the summer and haven't gotten out of them. They're perfection, especially their "curvy" line!
(f carriere sweater, aritzia dress, la senza bra, gap jeans)
October 19, 2009
Am I supposed to be happy when all I've ever wanted comes with a price? You said you would die for me.
Also, grad photos are soon (aaagh) and I'll be asking my parents tonight but hopefully I'll be donating blood next Friday! I never used to because, you know... I need it too... but after a few things, I realized I'll be just fine if they take a vial or ten.
In addition, I got my school photos back today. Wow, I have changed so much in a year. Maybe I'll show you guys last year's photo and this year's. Let's just say: grade eleven, boy short hair and big glasses, evil smile. Grade twelve: long hair, no glasses, evil eyes. Hot, right?
And I know my pictures keep coming out different sizes and aren't that great anymore; I have to bus home half the time and it leaves ten minutes after the bell so I don't have anyone take them for me. I'm working on it, I swear!
As for the size issue... photobucket doesn't have a "predetermined" cropping size, it let's you do that, so I sort of guestimate each one. As you can see, I suck at it. But it's getting better!
The skirt is actually knee-length and has some great detailing on the back but my battery started dieing so I couldn't capture it (next time!).
Apparently, it was the weird cafeteria lady's birthday today because the awkward cafeteria lady said she wanted to steal my schoes and give them to her as a gift. I laughed, oddly, and walked away. It was very uncomfortable.
(jacob cardigan, feist band tshirt from bluesfest, f carriere suit skirt, spring ring)
October 17, 2009
Got this great one-shoulder shirt from F Carriere (along with blanket-esque sweaters with bell sleeves, shall show you later) and it fits perfectly. The only problem is the side without a sleeve tends to, erm... come down a bit aka completely. I shall find a solution.
I GOT PYJAMAS!! This may not be exciting for you but I have so few that I don't even sleep in any sometimes (meeeow!) but I got two sets! This one, which is shorts and a tank top, and a pink and silver pants+long sleeve set from La Senza. Also purchased some "unmentionables" there, teehee.
And we ended the day with pedi/mani. I got the pedicure as I hate getting manicures (I've only ever had one or two but the cuticle-pushing part bothers me so much) and look! She put a flower. How quaint. (ps- sorry for my carrot toes but jeez, aren't they in perfect descending order? Look at em bad boys!)
So I've been watching a lot of YouTube lately and have three favourites: Shane Dawson TV, The Original Tyler and Community Channel. I watched Shane's "Youtube got me fired" video and I actually felt sad. Screw you, Shmenny Shmegg.
Also, I mentioned this before: tumblr. twitter. vlogging? I'm actually thinking about expanding my blog into something else (I've even considered a "shop FHG" type of thing but I researched PayPal and don't like it. And I don't have a credit card) but cannot decide what to do. I don't want twitter, it's for stalkers. I don't want to add people to my facebook, that's for creepers. Tumblr seems cool but I imagine it would be the exact same thing as this? Just a different layout? Vlogging would be awesome but I tried once and I videotaped a six minute speal on my camera (I don't know how to edit, I was trying to do it all in one shot) and then tried uploading it and it wouldn't work. Do you need an actual video camera?
So give me your ideas! What would you like to see? I've even considered creating an all new blog under an anonymous name so I can talk about whatever in whatever language (aka curse words and dirty jokes) but if I can't even get this blog off the ground, how can I manage two? Don't ever be hesitant to ask questions or make suggestions, I'm all ears.
Quick sidenote: I would like to thank everyone for commenting on my previous post, it means a lot. I stick by what I said, even though today seems to suck moneybutt in that department. I thought more people would comment and it'd be a mini-revolution (stop laughing at me) but of those of you who did, they were epic comments. Fo sho.
That's all for tonight, ladies and gents. It's ten to eleven in the p of m and I have to get up early tomorrow to get a gym membership (?) and work. This post was more of a "I'm going to rant and update you on my life" type as opposed to something useful.. but hey, you got to see my cute piggly wigglies.
October 16, 2009
Alright, so I came across this site: Love Your Flawz. It's all about a positive self-image but not in the "I'm going to wake up tomorrow morning and love myself" kind of way but more of a realizing we are all flawed, even those "perfect" Barbies and Kens, but coming to terms with it and knowing that it is ok to be flawed.
So I'm dedicating this post to that exact theory: imperfection is perfection. I know we're constantly being told that thinner is prettier or muscley guys are hotter but at the same time that you should love yourself the way you are and "real women have curves!" and the like. The real truth is, no one is perfect -not even close- and anyone who thinks they are is probably a douchebag anyways.
As teenagers, we all go through that "what are these red bumps on my face?!" stage. I'm slowly getting over mine but it sucks and it's not pretty but most of us get it and get through it. I hate when people always cover a portion of their face with their hand or a book or their hair because of "that thing" on their face. No, it's not the most attractive feature in a person but that's all it is - one feature. You can have the most gorgeous eyes or prettiest smile but you can't get past acne.
Those biceps, the six pack, the chest; guys with muscles are hot. I was so surprised when skinny guys I know have told me how insecure they are about their size because they're so small. Personally, I find superthin guys very hot (Spencer Reid from Criminal Minds, anyone?) and have even been repulsed by Superman's muscles. Just because a guy's arm is incapable of flexing or because his stomach is a bit concave is no reason for him to feel bad about himself. Jokes about not eating aren't at all funny when someone puts the time and effort into gorging themselves sick with food and doing situps and benchpresses only to show no results. Skinny guys are hot and shouldn't have to think any differently.
So what am I asking of you, as stated at the beginning of the post? I want to know your flaws. If you wish to submit them under an anonymous name, understood. But please, if you have read this whole thing do the world this one great gesture and tell us: how are you flawed? You can say everything or one thing.
And I will not ask this of you without doing it myself. Everyone is flawed and mine include: feet three sizes too big, an ugly left ear and being forty pounds heavier than I'd like to be and ten sizes too big. My name is Stacy, I am size twelve, one hundred and seventy pounds with size eleven feet and this wart-mole mutation on my ear that exploded blood in grade two.
All I want to do with this blog is share my views on fashion, vent or tell you about my life and things I think about. Sometimes all I'm doing is giving a quick summary of my day and sometimes I'm trying to make you feel, make you think. That time is now. So, are you up for the challenge?
(images off google)
October 15, 2009
I also have so many books I need to read; Le Principe D'humanite (well, just the end of chapter three), The Great Gatsby, The Importance of Being Earnest, Pride and Prejudice. Oh the classics! And for the weekend of November 7th and 8th I'll be heading down to Montreal for McGill's open house! I could not be more excited!!
Also, one of my friends has been tempting me into making a "Tumblr" blog as well; she has one and says "like, the whole world does!" Don't know if I will or not but I think I'd rather tumble than tweet.
Wore this today, walked to work with the hoodie poking in at the corner there. It barely scraped past zero and seeing as my coats are all at my mom's, I've been using sweaters to keep warm. I know it's a bit early but has anyone started thinking about Christmas? Hahahahaha, Halloween hasn't even happened (and I'm dressing up as Ziggy Stardust! How about you guys?) but I'm already starting my wishlist. Anything you all want?
And world peace is not an answer.
(aritzia shirt and sweater, aa skirt, sirens heels)
October 14, 2009
AND TRAGEDY HAS STRUCK! I've temporarily misplaced (for the past few months) my American Apparel black cotton pencil skirt. It was one of my favourite articles of clothing, as well as my AA meshfront bodysuit (which I have also -ahem- misplaced). Probably somewhere, well hidden away, from moving. Aaaagh.
October 12, 2009
This collection is amazing; involving all the same colours with some blues and yellows added in, it was so far from simple. The necklaces and bracelets are so detailed and everything looks incredibly soft.
I want I want I want!
(photos off style.com)
Also, hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving long weekend!
October 9, 2009
So I've been using Photobucket for my photos lately (hence the larger size) but when I crop them they don't always come out the same width (well, obviously) so excuse that. School is as usual... boring. Reading "Pride an Prejudice" and "Le Principe D'humanite" - you know, great literary classics. Damn Guillebaud, writing all fancylike with big french words.
Wore this yesterday; ordered this dress also off modcloth.com. It's ridiculously short so I wore spandex shorts underneath; always prepared!
(modcloth.com dress, mex knit cardigan, heels from some store in Toronto)
ps-> OMFG GODRICK IS HOT!!
October 8, 2009
October 6, 2009
1) university!! Aaaagh scholarships! I actually finished writing an essay for one today, 900-1000 words it said, though I'm definitely over so I'll shorten that at some point, that was about the dumbest thing I've ever done with my money and what I learnt from it. Answer: energy drinks. (no joke)
2) THOSE Sam Edelman wedge-boots! I know you know the ones I speak of; they're ankle-length, black, with a light wedgey thing and a harness. Go for approximately $300 (that's what I've found and the only reason I don't own them) and you can see them on Rumi from Fashion Toast and Elizabeth from Chic Heroin. It's not even a matter of I want, more of I need.
3) Going blonder. My bangs are finally normal again (haha, incase you haven't noticed, I've been parting them to the side because they got really long and I cut them. Then they got really crooked. I finally fixed them though)
4) Gym membership gym membership gym membership....
(aa mesh dress and skirt, Mark's Work Wearhouse red blouse, tommy hilfiger sweatervest, jacobs blazer, trivium comic heels)
October 5, 2009
Also, anyone here heard of the song "The Saltwater Room" by "Owl City"? It's been my addiction for awhile now and gets better each time I hear it. If you don't like it, we can't be friends. Just sayin'.
first-modcloth.com dress, random hat
second- aa tights, jacobs blazer
third- aa figure skater dress, random tights
fourth- sirens pleather jacket, thrifted faux fur jacket
fifth- thrifted lace tank, aa tights
October 4, 2009
I've also been looking on sites such as bluefly, shopbop, net-a-porter etc etc. Definitely need a bigger shoe wardrobe and a few designer pieces in my collection. I might just be addicted to shopping.
Also: is there anything you, as the readers, would like to see on this blog? Whether it be something small (like a real header) or bigger (vlog, new layout, q&a) don't hesitate to ever say so. I know my posting isn't very consistent but if you have any suggestions or thoughts please tell me, I'd love to hear from you.