Happy girl, happy world

Happy girl, happy world! It’s as simple as that. When you learn to be happy and thankful for what you have, all the things that meant so much don’t seem to hold much significance anymore. I may have back to back appointments/meetings, 1000 things to do per  day, and barely any time to tweeze my eyebrows (they’re like a jungle mess), but I’m not sure I’d want it any other way. Staying inspired is not hard esp when you have great friends, family and love. My motivation isn’t fancy cars (it is, but that’s for later on), but more for the people around me. I want to take care of the ones I love! .. sigh, just one of those mornings where I wanted to show you my gratitude. Thank you!

Okay now moving on to more materialistic fashion things, yay. THANK YOU to every single person that left a comment, tweeted, texted, and emailed me in regards to their dress pick in last week’s post! I had such awesome feedback, made me want to buy it all so that I could make you happy.. but unfortunately my Visa thought otherwise. So here’s what I went with.

Wedding (evening) / Next day post wedding brunch (day)

Zara lace & leather dress / ASOS Skater dress with embellished collar

Totally in love with that cream ASOS, should be arriving shortly :) I haven’t gotten the Zara one yet bc its not available in stores but when it arrives, and if the fit is good, we are on like donkey kong. But knowing me, and my knack for picking dresses that look better on the hanger, I picked up this back up dress for the wedding..

Ted Baker Haylea pleated maxi dress (avail in blue here)  It’s an orange/tangerine color in person and friggin’ gorgeous! If only I had a Hermes belt to wear with it…. nudge nudge.

And for those who liked the Alice + Olivia joint..

My homegirl Nia found almost the same dress for a fraction of the cost. Alice + Olivia was over $300, vs. Greatglam $35! It comes in blue (pictured), as well as red and green. Thanks Nia!

In other news, are you keepin up with the HONEYDRIP team? It’s a hub of all things dope girls (aka you) are into. High end nail art, boys we lust after, shoes that Cinderella would even trip over, and pretty much the in’s and out’s of what it is to be a woman handlin’ her biz, get familiar ladies! Here’s a sneak preview of what’s to come..

Sweatshop of 1.

Making it MEOW with custom pieces! We love creating unique pieces and sharing it with the women that understand our vision. Thank you to everyone for your support, we’re having a blast and couldn’t be where we are without you. Work in power, always.

On to my shameless plug, if you’re an H&M lover/hater like I am, then you already know about the sneak preview of their collab with Vogue Japan editor at large/create consultant, Anna Dello Russo.. sweet lord the collection had me quivering at the loins!

Peep my article for Vancitybuzz here – I’ve picked some of my favorite pieces to share. The collection is seriously over the top, gotti, in your face and very old gold money.. I LOVE IT. As much as I dress like a poor banshee student with barely a dime to her name, my blood lusts after gotti shit like this. Gold, bright colors and straight up BOUGIE. Veeezyloves!!!

Anyways my loves, sorry for the lack of content, this post is more or less what I’ve been up to.. which is a whole lot of nothing and everything. Stay hungry, stay humble. love you! xo.

5 pairs in 5 days

Those who know me know that I have hella shoes but seem to only wear the same 2-3 ratty pairs. I don’t know why… I call it the poor girl syndrome, always waiting for someone important to wear my nice shoes for, i’m waiting for the pope. With that being said, i did manage to scoop a pair (or 5) up in the last few days.

Ballet flats: I mean, I’d much rather have these…

But a girl’s gotta eat and these H&M ones are super adorable (bought in Calgary)! So cute mama bought 2 ($30 a pop). I’ve already stained them but the first few hours of wear were total bliss (and hella comfy).

As mentioned 10000 times, my feet were meant for H&M shoes. They just fit so well, what crack be to head. (Buy simile here)

Booties:

 

Thanks to my Cheebz for hookin’ a sista up! Another H&M pair (bought in Calgary). They’re half leather/half suede and came in burgundy as well as green. I almost opted for the all suede grey pair but I dont have black shoes, and you really do need a pair of go to black boots. (buy here).

Nude pumps: For someone that’s preached about having a pair of dependable nude pumps, i dont have a pair! But thanks to Chi Nadia for gifting these to me (Bought in Calgary at The Bay)

They may look a bit haggard here but I swear they look adorbs on me. (Buy similar here)

Jelly shoes: The shoe selection at The Bay in Calgary was so good I couldn’t help but check out our Vancouver store. Maybe not the greatest idea for someone that shouldn’t be shopping..

My first pair of adult jelly shoes! Fat summer feet really fuck it up sometimes, tried these babies on again and now they’re about a half size too big. (buy here)

As you may have noticed, I have a major thing for boys, booze and bowties. love love love! Have a great Tuesday, xo.

Real vs. Steal

Okay that was a corny title, maybe a more appropriate one would’ve been “OH NO SHE DIDN’ T!”  We all know designer just tastes better but sometimes the price tag doesn’t justify! H&M released some photos of their Fall 2012 accessories and some of it looks a litttttle too familiar..

As you may already know, I’m a huge fan of Celine bags (as per my birthday request, which has yet to be fulfilled, ahem) and recently they’ve come out with a more demure bag, the Trapeze!

REAL – Celine Trapeze ($2,895.00 USD)

I love everything about this bag. The size, the simplistic colors.. the calfskin (totally against it but im totally not).

STEAL – H&M’s Fall 2012 bag (under $50)

Still cute! Def not a Trapeze but would do the trick.

And another..

REAL – Celine flap bag (around $1,500.00)

STEAL – H&M’s Fall 2012 bag (under $50)

The resemblance is uncanny! I’m sure a true vet would be able to spot the imposter from a Yaletown block away but still, how ballsy of H&M. For my Fall 2012 picks, head on over to Vancitybuzz!

Easy summer dressin’

Good afternoon daddeh! What are you wearing today?

Forever21 (Super HIGH) side slit maxi dress (buy here) I love the floozy high slit / MIchael Kors belted dress (buy red version here) / Rachel Roy dress (old) / H&M Beaded collar maxi (way more $$$ expensive version can by drooled over here)

I’ve been living in dresses as of late because I love nothing more than a 2 for 1 outfit. Sometimes the pants don’t match the top, and then you realize the top doesn’t go with your hair and so on… why put yourself through that when you can just throw on a dress or a onesie and call it a day? That’s my type of wardrobe math hehe.

Foosh t-shirt (old) x Talula silk shorts (buy here) / H&M Houndstooth mod dress (similar here) / Urban oufitters yellow mod dress (old) / Chain print maxi (not even remotely similar but really cute, buy here)

Don’t mind my teeny bopper poses and menstrual cramp like faces. I really feel self absorbed when I take photos of myself but like, who else is going to do it? What I really need to invest in is a boyfriend that loves to take (great angled) photos of me. Taking applications!

Are you doing a better job than me on looking cute this summer? If so, I hate you. (just kidding). You know I love you! Anyways, instead of wishing you a wonderful day, I’m going to wish you a more Veeezy appropriate farewell, go fuck shit up!! ok bye.

May Day

Happy Tuesday sweet peas! Can you believe this shit is already May? Cot dayum holy Gina! I love May, it’s like a pre-funk into summer, def can’t be mad at that. As promised, a short post on my shopping haul from this past weekend’s trip to Seattle. I didn’t buy much, but what I got you might like so we can sharesies ok?

Neon is like, so my favorite right now. Old Navy Women’s Faux-Patent Leather Narrow Belts $14.95 (buy here). I got both for $9.

Forever 21 striped mesh yolk dress $9.50 (buy here) / H&M Houndsooth dress $18  (similar ones here).

The first dress is so going to be my Vegas uniform, I can already see all the trouble its going to get into. The second dress will be the one I wear the next morning to church to confess all the sins from the night before. Praise Allah!!! lol

Forever 21 Striped nautical shorts $15.80 (buy here). These shorts are so comfy and actually flattering, love them.

Finally got to pick up my IVs and grabbed Ray ‘s AF1 Camos as well.

Pretty sick huh? I think they were released at Dipt on Saturday, peep here.

And finally some gifted items:

Girl guide cookies hehe / tees from Rock, Paper, Scissors (RPS) in Seattle. Thanks to the homie Viet for hookin me up!

I saved the best for last though…

HELLO KITTY skateboard (buy here). I know, so effin’ legit right? I dont skateboard, but now I might just have to. So friggin’ amazeballs.

Ok. that was all. Are you having a good Tuesday so far? I’m so hungry. My Vegas diet started as of this morning. No more chips, pop, candy, and red meat. Wish a sista luck!