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Zombie Apocalypse?

I know this is a little irrational... but my worst fear in the entire world would be a zombie apocalypse. Kurtis, my brother, Trevor, and I have watched enough Resident Evil games played by my father to have scarred me from a very young age. Okay, I exaggerated a little. I wasn't THAT young. I've even read The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks to make sure I'll be in good hands once it does happen. It's just a matter of time until the human race becomes idiotic enough to discover something so dangerous and release it to the public. Just kidding, that was a little tough. A little off topic, but just to let you know, I am watching The Walking Dead (which I did not have the time to watch last night...oops!) as I type this. Anyway, back to zombies. I don't know what exactly I wanted to say about zombies, except that I hope I never have to deal with zombies in my life time. Check out these interesting "zombie-fied" pictures done with a ball-point pen by artist Fumie Sasabuchi! All photos from here and here.


Anyway... Happy Halloween everyone! I saw a couple great costumes today on campus (i.e., Chewbacca and a tiger). Did anybody dress up at school?

PAULINE.NING

While I'm waiting for some school-related documents to print (it is taking forever), I thought I'd post another blog post for the day. I guess technically it is already tomorrow, but I have yet to sleep.
I actually just got an e-mail from PAULING.NING, an emerging fashion label from Singapore (my favorite place on Earth, literally) notifying me about the label and what not. Anyway, if you're like me, and absolutely hate it when online stores have expensive shipping costs... then this site might just be for you!

"PAULINE.NING is an emerging independent fashion label based in Singapore. [They] produce urban ready-to-wear feminine designer clothing with a touch of edginess, bringing together contemporary fashion and traditional handcrafted work. Naturally drawn to organic shapes and elements, gathering together contradictions, the work reflects opposites — raw and refined, structured and soft."
If you take a look at the site, or even of some pictures below (all from http://www.paulinening.com.sg/), you'll be able to see exactly what PAULINE.NING is all about. And if you didn't get the hint before, PAULINE.NING has free shipping! What a bonus!
Do check out the website! Everything is so unique!



These boots make me look like a giant

I lied. They don't really make me look like a giant. But they do give me a good few inches to add to my height (which the boyfriend does not approve of). 

Regardless, Kurtis took these photos yesterday after we went shopping, but I didn't have the time to post the pictures and what not. 
Speaking about shopping, I also have some pictures to show you what I bought yesterday!

PS: This is a pretty photo-heavy post!
FROM H&M: ASSYMETRICAL FLORAL SKIRT ($10), BLACK TANK TOP ($10), STRIPED OVERSIZED TEE ($5)
FROM URBAN OUTFITTERS: STRIPED TANK TOP, PINK BRA, CROCHET HEADBANDS ($4.99 EA), KNIT DRESS ($19.99)







RIGHT HAND: TIFFANY RING, BRACELETS UNKNOWN
LEFT HAND: SNAKE RING FROM GROOVE STONE, MIDDLE RING GIFTED, WEWOOD WATCH ($100)



CROW'S NEST KNITS KNIT SCARF, THRIFTED OLD NAVY SWEATER WORN AS DRESS ($7.99), RED ROMWE BAG ($16.00), HAND MADE FEATHER NECKLACE, DEENA & OZZY PLATFORM/CUT-OUT BOOTIES ($29.99)

Deena & Ozzy

Hi guys! Exciting news! I've got an outfit photo to share tomorrow (finally)!
Also, Kurtis and I went shopping today at West Edmonton Mall and we both managed to buy a handfull of things! I'll share everything tomorrow!
Here's a little sneak peek of a pair of Deena & Ozzy boots I found for $29.99 (originally $144.00)! I'm quite excited to wear them out, because they are just so unique and absolutely ridiculous! I'm in love!
Good thing Kurtis was there at Urban Outfitters with me. I was so tempted to buy another 2 pairs! But he reasoned with me and I realized that really, I don't need anymore shoes...or do I?
Anyway, here's a quick picture!
Who is going out for Halloween tonight?!


The Cools

I've never really been that good at introductions--especially when writing blog posts. But oh well, I guess this isn't an English 101 class or something like that (thank goodness I never have to take an English University course again!).
Anyway, two things today!
First, I've got pictures of some of the things I bought when I went thriftin' Tuesday! (The other two sweaters are in the process of being washed).
Second, Kurtis and I received an invitation to be a member of a site called thecools.com, which is in essence, an online community where people can sell their new, used, and/or vintage clothing/accessories. It's still in the beta mode right now, but what really caught my eye about this website was its simplicity! Both browsing and selling are made very simple and efficient. I'd recommend taking a look once it officially launches!
PS: I'm going to start putting up some unused clothing for sale. So keep an eye out for that!



LOAFERS $6.99, OLD NAVY SWEATER (WORN AS DRESS) $6.99







PPS: Check out this indie-folk band! They're called Wild Child, and so far, their song Pillow Talk has gotten pretty good reviews! Hope you like it as much as I do! 
PPPS: Have a great weekend and a great Halloween!
Pillow Talk by WildChildSounds

Shoes are a girl's best friend

Here's another quick post. What I'm really trying to say is that there won't be another outfit post coming anytime soon.
On the upside, I managed to go thrifting again yesterday with some friends, and bought a couple sweaters, along with a pair of $6.99 loafers! That saves me having to spend $60.00 on a pair of brand new ones! I'm very excited to wear them out!
Annnnnnd remember those BDG jean shorts I bought from Urban Outfitters? We'll I've been fraying them and can't wait to show you guys the finished product!
PS: I have really, really, really bad shoe cravings right now.
Photo below from Tumblr.




First World Problems... Just kidding, that was out of bad taste

Time and time again, I go to my closet and weed out the do not wants (I'm thinking of putting some clothes up for sale again, except not on facebook).

Yet, I keep on returning to my basics over and over again and refuse to get rid of them. I just can't get enough--who can?
Anyway, lately, I've been craving basic tanks, equestrian-style boots, and knit snoods. Ahhhh I want everything.

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Riller Fount racer back tank, £42
Cardigan
Madewell denim shorts, $65
Kiki de Montparnasse sheer bra, £95
Mulberry brown shoulder bag, $5,500
Just Female Acces cross jewelry, €18

Grayscale

I cannot wait to go shopping. Last week, I had no time to think of such luxuries, and now, I am feeling my shopping addiction just pulling at my strings.
You may think I'm overreacting, but If I don't buy something soon, I won't be able to stop thinking about shopping. My goodness.
Anyway, this will be all over tomorrow...
Ignoring that, here are some Tumblr pictures to enjoy (most are from http://fashionstarvation.tumblr.com/)
PS: This post is quite picture-heavy.


Talal Qureshi ft Friedi - Sketches by alyssalau
Bombay Bicycle Club - Video Games (Lana Del Rey cover) by the3penguins

Privé Sales

I just wanted to quickly post some pictures from the Priv√© sales Sunday Select and Deconstructed Details

I absolutely love the pieces, and if I did not have the budget of a student (I now have a $30 weekly budget...I've got high hopes...), I would be all over this online site.

PS: I've changed up the blog a bit, so sorry if the picture alignment is a bit messed up!


Scary movies are the worst

I just watched Paranormal Activity 3 with a friend. That is all that's left to say.
I watched pretty much the entire movie through the corner of the screen, and wanted to die from all the stresses of waiting and waiting and then being surprised. I do not understand why I pay to put myself through such horrors. Regardless, here I am, sleepless (nor do I want to enter my bathroom for fear of Bloody Mary). Overall, the movie tied into the first and second movies quite well, and was just as scary, if not scarier, than the second. Kids and ghosts never go well. 
Anyway, as I promised, here are pictures of my WeWood watch! I really don't want to sleep right now...
The watch itself is gorgeous. I'm so happy with how light and how versatile it is! Also, a tree is planted with every watch purchased! Hooray for the Earth! 
On the down side, the price of the watch including shipping and customs tax was a bit more than expected. Including shipping, I had estimated the price of my watch to be around $80.00 CAD. But a rather expensive customs tax fee at the door for 4 WeWood watches was a bit surprising, increasing the price of each watch to $100.00. 
I don't think I'll be ordering from Jacks Threads for a very long time...until they get free shipping.
PS: Kurtis got a black/dark brown color! 
PPS: Wish me luck sleeping tonight!


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