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You are not your soap dish

by Valerie on Thursday, April 15, 2010

I feel the same way about interior decor as I do about web design. That is, I’d rather strip it down to only the most essential. No flash (or flashy stuff) and if it doesn’t have some sort of utilitarian or sentimental value, then there’s no need keep it lying around. This has something to […]

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by Valerie on Monday, April 5, 2010

This weekend I celebrated my birthday with some of my favorite people, wahoo! Friday morning at 4a.m., we kicked it off with a refreshing climb up Mt. Lamlam. Guam has a predominantly Roman Catholic population. Every year, for the past idk-how-many years, people gather on Good Friday to the top as a form of penance. […]

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MAC Attack!

by Valerie on Monday, March 29, 2010

Overdone make-up has always been something I’ve tried to avoid. In between my decidedly experimental outfits and often wackadoodle hairstyles, a made-up face might be pushing it. But when Aileen—the manager for MAC and Bobbi Brown DFS—called to ask if I can model for their MAC colourview event, I thought, why not? It might be […]

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Deconstruct

by Valerie on Saturday, March 27, 2010

Day two of my black love affair. I reconstructed this romper from a secondhand dress. I’m really happy with how the overall silhouette turned out, but it’s just a little too tight for me around the pant openings. So it’ll probably end up in the shop. Salvaging old materials is good for the conscience and […]

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Stereotypes

by Valerie on Friday, March 26, 2010

Just when I start to get over wearing black, it becomes a requirement. Mieko says I look like a bohemian. Francis says I look like a bourgeois old lady. I say their viewpoints completely contradict each other. For the most part, I mean, I kinda just wanna look like me. wide brim hat – vintage […]

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