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style diary, week 7

20 Feb

What comes after a Week of Insanity (that’s what I dubbed Week 6)? …Madness?  I don’t know what it is, but last week was one hell of a week, and on top of that I had some technical difficulties; my baby (my camera) died!  Thankfully, as I write this, I’m getting more centered; next week’s Style Diary, among other things will be up (fairly) on time.  I’m really looking forward to next week, but I’ll tell you more about that when things are finalized, it involves a lot more writing though.

For Week 7 and even this upcoming week, I’ve fallen into my normal rut of lack of self-discipline. I rarely stick to things; I’m amazed and proud of myself that I’m able to say I’m posting Week 7 and working on Week 8.  Two months!  But when you’re running late for classes, going to meetings, on the phone constantly for your client, practicing hosting, working on personal photo projects, or just wanting to relax…taking a picture of what you sometimes literally threw on is not always fun, and there are many days that I think this whole thing is narcissistic and I want to quit. It’s actually the positive responses to the Style Diary and the many hits to the site that keeps me going, so a big thank you, to you!

You’ll notice that there is a new pair of boots on my feet this week!  There not quite the Sendra Old English boots I mentioned here, but they’ll work.  I can’t wait to wear them with dresses.  Also they worked out perfect with this snowy, icy weather we’ve been having here in NYC.  I feel I’ve been in a masculine and overly comfy phase lately, and these boots only add to it.

My favorite outfit of the week is Friday.  I don’t get to wear my Alfred Sung blouse very often, so it was great to finally wear it with the vintage lace-up boots like i envisioned.  My purse strap that I wear as a belt was the perfect touch.  Friday was also my favorite picture of the week. Oh and Wednesday was a snow day, no classes, and I stayed inside all day, no cameras allowed! =)

See you next week, early, for Week 8!








style diary, week 6

10 Feb

The Week of Insanity, that I mentioned in Week 5, kicked my butt, I’m still recuperating, but I tried my best to look fly, while managing to keep my head from exploding. This week I decided to change things up on how i shot the pictures.   I knew we were going to start working with triptychs at the beginning of the semester, so I decided to experiment a little early.  I’m on the fence on if I like it for the Style Diary. You can see each piece better, but there is just something about seeing an outfit  in its entirety.

I have to admit, it was a bit of a struggle this week to put on clothes, and deal with 15-hour+ days again; juggling so many aspects of my life.  More than anything comfort took precedence.  I was also extremely excited that I FINALLY replaced my stolen fedora!!!  (Sadly last spring someone stole my hat off my head while I was passed out on the train)  I wore it for almost 2 years, and it was my favorite hat, so I was heartbroken.  Now my heart is mended and you’ll be seeing my fedora a lot more.  I have a thing for fedoras, maybe it was my obsession with Indiana Jones and his big brim fedora as a kid.  (although I only wear short brim fedoras)

I’m kind of indifferent about my outfits this week; i think I’m in a funk.  If I have to choose though, Tuesday is my favorite…when in doubt putting on an Armani blazer always makes you feel better I suppose.  My favorite collection of pictures are Friday.  I think it’s more interesting than the rest, and the boots look vibrant against the black and white background.

Thank god for snow days, so I can play catch up. Next week’s goal, Style Diary on time!