Overall, I'm reminded of High School Days....
and the songs that made up the soundtrack of my long ago teenage life
*Wide leg dark denim jeans, Uniqlo
*Light Blue v-neck tshirt, Target
*Beige vintage belt, Thrift Store
*Yellow multi-color scarf, Thrift Store
*Brown necklace, Street vendor in Soho
*Gold octupus earrings (my favorite pair), Boutique in Philly
I have totally, officially, become that girl I always deemed "cool" back in High School. Now "cool" is all in the eyes of the beholder, but I can honestly say if I saw myself walk by as I am now, yet I was my highschool self, I'd probably tell my H.S. BFF
"That girl is sooooo cool".I finally have the HAIR, the CASH FLOW, the FREEDOM, to do whatever and be whatever; and I'll admit, that's a huge part of it. (It's hard to be it all when you're still living under your parents' laws-my hairstyle, spending sprees, and late night romps till 4am would never fly w/the moms and pops)
It takes a lot of time to finally become that person; and high school is when you start to work it out. Little by little, eventually you evolve, yet hold on to some basic principles of style you set for yourself so very long ago.
A quick look back:
Basically, eliminate my longer layered pieces of my hairstyle, give it a bit more of a 90's alterna-teen Delia's catalog twist to it, and that's me at 17yrs old (one of my best years, that and maybe 21).
These jeans (reminiscent of JNCOs), The tshirt (reminiscent of the quintessential thrift store kid tshirt), The scarf/necklace/belt (reminiscent of all the crap I'd pile on back in the day), and there you go, it might as well be 1997 all over again.
Do you find certain aspects of your dress remind you of your past?Or, if you're just now finding your personal style, or you're still young, what bits of it do you hope you'll hold onto thru the upcoming years?
Random picture of the week:
"Mr. Beetle Bug"
-found him in the back garden. I tried to get him to climb on a leaf, he suction-cupped himself to the concrete. He was very pissed with me as I continued to poke and prod him. Cutie!