Thursday, 28 February 2013

Remix Roundup: Black High-Waist Shorts



1. Flip-Flop 2. Making a List & Checking it Twice
3. Guest Post 4. Go Spurs Go

These shorts have become a huge staple piece for me. They go with just about everything I own! It's so easy to wear them casually or even dress them up. Which look is your favorite?

xx

And the winner of the Graphic Art Portrait giveaway is... #4 // Kat!



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Monday, 25 February 2013

Miscellaneous Oscar Thoughts



Who else watched the Oscars last night? I actually attempted to study while they were on which just turned out to be a major fail. They were probably one of the most entertaining Academy Awards I've watched to date. Here's a few thoughts that popped into my mind as the night proceeded...

- JLaw looking gorgeous as always!
- Why does Adele always wear black... always...
- Are those Anne Hathaway's nips?!
- Maybe it's just the dress. But still, why THAT dress?? It's so plain.
- I love that Seth is opening up with his amazing singing voice.
- Seriously, him singing just ranks up his attractiveness tenfold.
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe dancing/singing together. Life complete.
- Aww, I love Octavia Spencer. I was so happy for her last year!
- Christoph Waltz is so gonna win...
- KNEW IT!!
- Oh hi Paul Rudd. And hello Paul Rudd's facial hair.
- Avengers assemble... minus Thor. Isn't he kind of important?
- Jennifer Anniston, will we ever see what your hair looks like up? What are you hiding under there?
- I should start carrying around cut-off music every where I go.
- Halle Berry said the P word, and now I'm uncomfortable.
- I like her dress though.
- So many James bond movies I'm unaware of...
- I've fallen asleep through 2 James Bond movies, and have only seen 1 all the way through. Oops.
- So much Argo hype. I hope they put it back in theaters!
- Catherine Zeta Jones, you may be old but you still got it! Love this song so much.
- That dance may have been too sexy for the Oscars.
- Now everyone from Les Mis is coming out. My eyes go right to Amanda Seyfried. Is that normal?
- I wish I could sing.
- I didn't even like Les Mis very much, but that was pretty impressive. 
- YAY a girl is representing my university at the Oscars! 
 - They keep showing important parts of the movies nominated in their clips... Spoiler alert much?
- Kristen Stewart, what are you doing here?!
- At least pretend to look excited.
- Ugh. Just let Daniel handle this okay? Go brush your hair.
- Harry Potter is forever better than Twilight and you know it!
- What's wrong with Renee Zellweger's face?
- Also, where the heck has she been...?
- How cool would it be if Jennifer Lawrence won.
- OMG SHE WON!!!
- And she trips. I love her more now.
- Oh, there's Meryl. Time for someone else to win!
- Daniel Day-Lewis, no brainer. He was an amzaing Lincoln.
- He didn't even need an envelope, everyone just knew he had it.
- Argo takes Best Picture! At least Ben gets something.
- Ben, what are you even saying right now?!
- I hope Seth sings again.
- I GOT MY WISH! Yay for happy endings.


Were y'all surprised, upset, or "knew it all along" about any of the wins?

xx


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Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Plaid & Stripes


{ Agaci top | Target skirt & sunnies | Express cardigan | DSW boots | Fossil bag }

I enjoy wearing this outfit when I feel like getting confused looks from people. I mean, I get those kind of looks everyday regardless, but especially when I'm wearing plaid and stripes. I was actually inspired to mix these two prints from this ensemble created by the lovely Tieka. Mine is a bit different, but I'm diggin' the outcome. What do you think?

xx

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Friday, 15 February 2013

Fancy-That Friday: Happy (Belated) Valentine's Day



♥ / ♥ / ♥ / ♥ / ♥ / ♥ / ♥ / ♥ / ♥ /

I just had to add that last picture, haha.
Hope you all had a nice Valentine's Day!
Or at least a nice Thursday ;)

xx
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Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Friday, 8 February 2013

Custom Graphic Art Portrait Giveaway! {closed}

Hi, my name is Najomie and I am a graphic artist. I've just had the opportunity to create a custom portrait of Rachel and am thrilled to be able to offer one of you their own printed portrait illustration through Rachel's lovely blog!



A portrait is a way to represent yourself artistically in capturing a specific trait or expression. Rachel's fierce eyes and bubbly smile were the driving inspiration for hers. The winner of this giveaway will be able to choose between a number of background patterns and colors that best represent them for their custom portrait.



HOW TO ENTER

All you have to do participate is to like my Facebook page and leave a comment on this post about what personality trait represents you best.

The lucky winner will be randomly chosen on February 28th and will be reached through Facebook email.

Can't wait to be inspired by one of you!


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Tuesday, 5 February 2013

But seriously...



Beyonce was right, I was not ready for that jelly.

What did y'all think??

xx

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Friday, 1 February 2013