style diary: week 2

11 Jan

In week two of my Style Diary I had to challenge myself to not go against my initial idea, which I always have a habit of doing. Most times I usually should follow my gut, and there are other times, like I think now, that I should have listened to the other voice in my head.

I had this idea of playing with seated positions for this week.  I wanted to change up the scenery, but I quickly learned that I prefer consistency in my backgrounds, it looks cleaner, and from a photographic standpoint, by the end of the week handling the lighting becomes really easy because you become familiar with the setting.  Regardless, I’m suppose to document what I’m wearing, and not how or where I took the picture.

This week I went back home to my small hometown in Florida to visit my family. There is not too much to do when I’m home, and even less when its 30 degrees in the Sunshine state (it was too cold to leave the house Saturday & Sunday).  When I’m home it’s a great time to relax with family & friends, listen to the singing of cicadas, eat good food, and not fuss about clothing.

I have another week here, and I’m pretty sure by the end of it I’ll be screaming for the streets of NYC. But for now I’m just going to chill, it makes no sense to get all decked out to walk up and down the mall or Wal-Mart.

This week, it was a toss-up between Monday and Friday, but my favorite outfit was Friday. The colors made me feel happy and vibrant, plus it was a great day of seeing old friends…just one of those days when you feel great about yourself. Hope you have one of those days; enjoy the week!


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6 Responses to “style diary: week 2”

  1. Tai C January 11, 2010 at 3:42 pm #

    I like Thursday the best…. when did u get that blazer? & are those new converses?

    PS…….. i like this week.. the background doesn’t have to be the same.. there is some consistenacy in your poses..

    • Jay Nima January 11, 2010 at 4:33 pm #

      thanks, i was considering Thursday, but there are some things wrong that don’t necessarily show in the picture. But the boyfriend blazer is that sweet Armani find that I found at Salvation Army. And new chucks??? Those are the pinstripe chucks you bought for Christmas or my B-day…b-day i think!

  2. Tai C January 11, 2010 at 4:59 pm #

    OH OK.. they looked new in the pic.. LOL.. *sigh*.. i’m discovering that i’m style challenged… i really need to go through my closet & re-evaluate.. can i hire u as my stylist???

    • Jay Nima January 11, 2010 at 5:14 pm #

      but of course! my mom wants me to go through her closet too, we had a consultation yesterday! hahahaha

  3. nikki necole January 11, 2010 at 9:49 pm #

    I need a consultation too….you’re so creative and stylish! Tuesday is my favorite this week! 🙂

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