Tuesday, May 3

Horizontal Homage

While wearing my white-and-baby-pink-striped-two-dollar-skirt my grandma asked if I sewed the stripes horizontal on purpose.  Of course I did.  This post is to highlight one of the small ways in which I say fuck you, gingerly and regularly, to fashion rules and standards for the bubble bodice.  Short and fat population, please wear big prints and some of them horizontal.  Be a monument to acceptance, style and expression without saying a word.

Shh..


Top, Gifted
Purse, Trina
Knit snood, Uncle John
Dress, Ross
Ring, Gifted
Bangle, Solid Gold
Sandals, Ross
Brooch, Flower from a broken sandal





7 comments:

  1. Breaking rules is part of fashion and it is made great by confidence. GO girl!

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  2. Such a rule breaking rebel! You look GREAT in this dress and it just proves that bull shit rules are meant to be broken!
    Brooke

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  3. yes!

    Also, probably not your intent, but the skirt also kind of looks like the blacking out of private parts they do on tv/pictures - since the pale pink is kind of your flesh tone, and the big black rectangle right over your lady parts area... I think it's awesome. Furtherly subversive.

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  4. I love this! Not just your fab message, but also green with black and white?! *dies* perfection!

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  5. You are such a cool fashion goddess!!! I am about breaking the rules as well! You have inspired me to start learning to sew my own clothes! Thank you kindly for modeling my purse and showing a great photo!

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  6. Thank you everyone :) I'm glad that the message was received by some! Rebecca, you always have the coolest insights into my outfits. Giving me more credit than I can take, I still really like what you saw here. Censor the privates, keep the style. Trina -- You know I adore you. I haven't been online much lately but your Flickr stream is on my list of happy daze. Thank you again for the purse, I love it.

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