Sunday, May 9, 2010

Bonjour Mes Amis

It's been awhile.

I have completed all of the necessary courses for my Master's degree, and now only have an internship left. Well, that is if you don't count the fact that I also have to carry out a massive research study and write an even more massive thesis on it. But that requires discipline- something that isn't my strongest point. Clearly, I would much rather write on my neglected blog than worry about some silly research project. :)

To those of you who are new here, WELCOME! To those of you who are not, I'm sorry! Please don't hate me!

I put the following look together a couple months ago, so the entire thing may be completely out of style now. BUT, I still quite enjoy it and that's gotta count for something.

I feel like this is a "classy lady" kind of look. Very feminine and chic. If you live in New York, some might call it "office appropriate attire." Personally, I've never seen anybody in an office dress in a way that comes close to paralleling this. I'm not even sure what kind of situation I'd have to be in to wear this, maybe a fancy dinner at a fancier restaurant? It's tough for a girl like me, who prefers practical food over fancy food. Alas.....

Nude Frill Front Shirt - $43 CAD -
Black Satin Look Lantern Skirt - $46 CAD -
Charlotte Olympia Suede Leaf Open Toe Ankle Boots - $1220 CAD -
Guiseppe Zanotti IB9111 Clutch - $725 CAD -
Amrita Singh Allie Bangle Set - $105 CAD - (often sells on Hautelook)
Vintage Chanel Gold Tone Drop Drop Logo Round Earrings - $475 CAD -
Gloss Pur, 47: Pure Peach - $31 CAD -
Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge for Lips & Cheeks - $23 CAD -
Black False Lashes - $6.23 CAD -
Satuesque Eyeshadow by Lancome - check local Lancome counter - (MAC's carbon would work just as well)
NARS nail polish in Zizi - $17 CAD -

So basically, it's pretty, but where on earth would I wear it, realistically? Where would you wear it, or would you at all? I think all of the pieces individually are quite wearable actually - but I just feel like if there's anything worse than being underdressed, it's being overdressed.

I hope to do a blog post in the near future about some of my favourite YT personalities (makeup and fashion-wise, of course). I watch a lot, but there are just a handful whose videos I get excited to see showing up in my subscription box.


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