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Soft as Snow (But Warm Inside)

by Valerie on Friday, November 5, 2010

The first time I discovered Softspoken was through the flickr group wardrobe_remix. She was wearing a red American Apparel jersey scarf tied into an over sized bow around her neck. I was intrigued. After reading through several all of her past blog posts, I knew for sure she was someone I wanted to be friends […]

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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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