Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Imperfecton Is Beauty

In a few minutes my best friend, Cassandra, is coming over to my house, to do some serious damage... to my hair! Using Manic Panic Flashightning, we will be dip dying my hair! I am so excited! But I need some assistance: should I dye it purple or pink first?

I wore this on Friday, and I don't remember what I did, because all I can think about is bleaching my hair! Now, I'm not sure when I will be debuting the new look on this blog, because I have some looks that I have yet to post. But before the end of the week, I will post a photo!

And I just want to say that I apologize for the tomato plant that is covering part of my legs in the first few pictures. Some may find it annoying, but I like it. It's imperfect, which is a good thing.

"Imperfection is beauty; Madness is genius. It's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." -Marilyn Monroe

Silk Butterfly Blouse- Second Hand (Elsie's)
Shiny Purple Jeans- Hot Topic
Combat Boots- Call It Spring

Monday, July 30, 2012

My Sister Shares Her Birthday With Emily Brontë

 As the title suggests, it is my sister, Jessica's, birthday today! She is now 21! She lives in the city, which is an hour and a half away, so I don't get see her very often anymore. But we are going down to visit her for the weekend on Friday, to celebrate and go see the buskers!

Now enough about my sister, this post is mostly about someone else: Emily Brontë
. If you don't know who she is, she was an English author, who was born on this day in 1818. She was a writer, who only published some poems along with her sisters, and one novel. That novel being Wuthering Heights, a gothic romance novel that is beyond words. It is about the passionate, yet doomed love between Catherine Earnshaw, and Heathcliff. And how, untimately, the unresolved passion destroys them and the people around them, but leaves hope for redemption through the next generation. I cannot think of any words to say how utterly amzing this book is, even though that is what words are meant to do. Wuthering Heights is above any praise that I can think of.

So if you have not read it, I implore you to find it. And read it. Wuthering Heights is one of my favourite books, and so I will leave you with two of my favourite passages, both said by Heathcliff..
"Cathrine Earnshaw, May you not rest, as long as I am living! You said I killed you - haunt me then! The murdered do haunt their murderers. I beleive - I know that ghosts have wandered on earth. Be with me always - take any form - drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterab;e! I cannot live without my life! I cannot live without my souls!"

"In every clous, in everytree - filling the air at night, and caught by glimpses in every object by day, I am surrounded with her image! ... The entire world is a dreadful collection os memoranda that she did exist, and that I have lost her!"

I came across this cuff on the Facebook page for Wuthering Heights, and I was amazed. It is a cuff with passages from the book printed on it, and I want one! It can be ordered on Etsy, here. I will definitely be saving my money for one of these. I can't think of any better accessory then literature.

Tomorrow I will have an outfit post for you, and it includes some butterflies, and shiny jeans! Be sure to come back to see it! :)

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Dress of Roses

This is how I looked on Thursday, when I walked to the library with my mom! I don't really know what else to say in this post; the hot sun outside is calling me, along with the fire that is burning so I can roast some marshmallows! So I'll keep this post short. But I promise that tomorrow's post will have a little more substance. I just can't stand being inside another minute while it is still hot outside!


I hope you are all having a great weekend!!

Dress- Winners
Knit Shirt- Winners
Belt- Vintage (Stolen From My Dad's Closet..)
Loafers- Aldo

Friday, July 27, 2012

Life Is What Happens While You're Busy Making Other Plans

This is what I wore on Tuesday to go grocery shopping with my mother. She always thinks that I get too dressed up to do simple things, like grocery shopping. I was about to put on my Litas, when she looked at me like I was insane. So I put on trusty combat boots instead.Which, by the way, I regret. Never again will I not wear what I want to wear just so I won't stand out. Wow, blogging teaches you amazing life lessons, doesn't it? What have you learned from blogging?

To give this look more texture, I added a grey denim blouse under my knitted shirt, so just the collar peeks through. I love wearing many different fabrics at once. It makes an outfit more interesting, don't you think?

"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans." - John Lennon

Grey Denim Blouse- H&M
Knit Shirt-Winners
Black Chiffon Skirt (Actually a dress)- Macy's (Material Girl)

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

I Like To Think A Flower Opens Itself To Outgrow Its Plantedness

For the next month, I'm looking after my neighbor's cats. She has 3, and they're so much fun! I'm not sure if I've told you that I'm crazy about cats yet, but I am. I am destined to be a crazy cat lady when I am older.
Anyway, my neighbor has the most beautiful garden! It's too bad that we've been in a drought, because the only thing blooming is her rose bush. But the roses are so pretty, I decided to stand beside them for these photos!

The flower necklace was a gift from my godmother for my graduation. It is so adorable! It is made of metal, but when you look closely, it looks like it is crocheted.

"I like to think a flower opens itself to outgrow its plantedness. That it yearns to be carried away." - Unknown

Crochet Shirt- Dynamite
Floral Skirt- Macy's (Material Girl)
Boots- Call It Spring

Sunday, July 22, 2012


I spent most of the afternoon today laying outside under the hot sun reading,which is my favourite way to spend summer days. Doing that just makes me feel so relaxed and happy! I'm reading Bitter End by Jennifer Brown at the moment, but I've been looking for some good summer reads. Do any of you have any suggestions?
Anyway, this is how I looked on Friday when I went shopping with my best friend, Cassandra! She's leaving at the end of August to go to university in Ottawa, and I'm going to miss her so much! I'm closer to her then I've been to any other friend, and it's going to be very strange and sad not being able to go shopping or watch movies with her anymore.

I love the print of this blouse! It's so gorgeous, and it reminds me of gypsies. So I paired it with some brass bangles and layered necklaces!

 My computer is acting up again, so there may not be many posts this week :(

Blouse- Costa Blanca
High Wait Shorts- Second Hand (Frenchy's)
Shoes- Aldo

Friday, July 20, 2012

The More You Reason

One of my favourite things to do with my friends is to sit on a comfy couch with a bowl of popcorn and watch movies. And I did just that on Tuesday with my friend, Lehla. We had planned a musical movie marathon, and that was the first day. We watched Hairspray, Funny Face, and Rent, and we sang along to every word that we knew.

Isn't the lace back on this shirt pretty??
And today, I'll be doing my second favourite thing: shopping! One of the stores in my town's mall is closing, so they have massive sales.

"The more you reason the less you create." -Raymond Chandler

J. Crew Denim Jacket- Second Hand (Frenchy's)
Audrey Hepburn T-shirt- Winners
Skirt- Romwe
Studded Boots- Hot Topic

Thursday, July 19, 2012

The Thing That Is Really Hard

I am terribly sorry about not blogging for a week. I feel like I have some explaining to do..
When I started this blog, I did it for myself so I would have a place to let out my creativity and such. And it was a lot of fun at first. But it seemed like as summer started, this blog became something that I "had" to do, instead of just something that I wanted to do. And when I feel like I have to do somehting, I don't want to do it. So I took a little break.
And today I felt like I wanted to do it again, so here it is! This is what I'm wearing today to bake some red velvet cupcakes with my best friend!

"The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself." -Anna Quindlen

Striped Shirt- H&M
Floral Dress- H&M
Oxfords- Call It Spring

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Cute Is When A Person's Personality Shines Through Their Looks

This is how I looked on Thursday, when I went shopping with two good friends. The shirt and shorts are new additions to my wardrobe, and I am already invisioning many outfits involving each piece! I love them both so much; they're both so cute!! I bought them on Wednesday when I went to the city, along with another shirt you will no doubt see very soon, bracelets, and nailpolish. But I digress.

Today there is a big barbque in my town as a fundraiser, so I'll be going to that with my family! I'll show you what I'll be wearing tomorrow!

"Cute is when a person's personality shines through thair looks. Like in the way they walk, every time you see them you just want to run up and hug them." - Unknown

Sheer Blouse- Winners
Floral Chiffon Shorts- H&M
Shoes- Nasty Gal (Jeffrey Campbell)