Friday, July 2, 2010

Sail Me to the Moon

Hello lovelies! Thank you so much for your support on my anniversary post - I got 52 comments! That is absolutely mind-blowing. As some of you may know, I've been suffering a nocturnal, near-vampire state these past few weeks. It seems to be the natural state of things when I'm on break from school. Even if I am studying and working, I just seem to come alive (and awake) when the sun sets. Don't worry - I don't glitter like some wannabes :D

It has been so long since I've put on a cute outfit! Now I've gotten pickier and only want to take nice photos in bright, bright sunlight. None of that indoors bathroom business xD So today I successfully stayed awake and hauled all my equipment (aka me, clothes, camera, mini tripod) out to the stairs and snapped some shots. Many people stared as they drove by. Whatever. I felt glamourous : )

This is the long-anticipated sailor dress! I love how simple it is, and how a few navy stripes can make a white dress nautical-inspired, and the big fat bow that doesn't like to lie flat. The material is quite thick cotton, so it's been wrinkling up a hot mess, but a few wrinkles isn't going to cramp my beach style. I finally broke out the big floppy sunhat from H&M too! I absolutely love the oversized feeling and they work much better for me than sunglasses do (they slide off my nose). My contacts are drying out as I speak. That's what you get for wearing glasses for 2 weeks straight and trying to live with little pieces of plastic in your eye.

The Dollywink purse - that's what I'm going to call it. I love it so much! When I first opened the box I thought that the colour was off but it's totally fine in bright lighting. It's super soft and the straps have good weight. I just wish it could hold more things inside. I'm definitely a huge throw bag kind of girl. Might as well just sport a backpack for all the crap I carry :D

All my self-timer pics were BLURRY. I had to sharpen then using Picnik (more user friendly than Photoshop sometimes), a program I was first acquainted with in high school from Facebook, as I recall. Thanks to Kristy, I now refound its wonders and quick photo-editing tricks. I left the framing uncropped because I am lazy and I like the way I flicker across the screen as you scroll down.

The beautiful coral necklace I won from Steph's DSK Jewelry Giveaway. I love it so much! The chain glitters so happily in the sun and the crystal is so unique and calls for summer dreaming. She also gave me a pair of cute green crystal earrings that I paired with an old Claire's set that matches the blue and white theme. I will post specifically about her lovely package in the next few days! Thank you so much, Stephanie! You are so talented and make such lovely jewelry (Yes, I attempted to model the necklace xD You'll see hahaha).

By the way I'm wearing my new Revlon PhotoReady Foundation in 04 Nude. It's a little light for me (omg I'm so tannnn T___T) but it doesn't show poorly in pictures. It makes my skin feel really soft and plump hehe. I spent so much time putting on makeup and curling my hair today because I was also taking pics for reviews. I will post FOTD pictures tomorrow! Can you believe I haven't worn any kind of makeup on my face for over a week now? Turns out just washing my face and not touching it with my dirty fingernails doesn't stop my acne. Must be hormonal D: Ack. Still using my St. Ives products - I am loving the Green Tea Scrub most.

Sailor bow dress, F21
White low heel pumps, Payless
Big floppy sunhat, H&M
Pink quilted bow shoulder purse, F21
Blue and clear jewel earrings, Claire's
Green crystal flower earrings, DSK Jewelry
Blue coral crystal necklace, DSK Jewelry
Mint Green Polish, Delia's

I love the vintage feel to this wash. It even makes the graininess okay xD
Happy Fourth of July! (almost)
 One of my faves :D I was running very very slowly hahaha
Details! My accessories like to hang out
The Dollywink purse! I love it so much :D

Beautiful DSK Jewelry! This coral necklace goes with anything and everything! Thank you Steph ♥ My camera doesn't quite do justice to how sparkly and pretty it is
 The green ones are from DSK Jewelry as well. They're cute and sparkly studs! My ear is flaming red because it doesn't like earrings after I don't put in any jewelry for a long time. Notice the blue jewels match the necklace
Modeling pictures in my FOTD post tomorrow ~
As promised from last time, I will curb your curiosity! Thank you to everyone who submitted questions!
1) What is your height? I am 5'3"! It's kind of interesting because since I've started following Petite bloggers and getting to know them better, I feel too tall to be in the club :D However, while growing up in very Caucasian towns, people always made fun of me for being short. I'm only an inch below national average - don't get your panties into a bunch! I remember one of my friends called me "Bonsai" and that ticked me off. Now I realize with high heels everyone's tall :D I like my height!
2) How long have you and your darling been together? :) Hehe aww. We have been together for ... lemme check, about 1 year and 7 months. I had to think because I don't count. I love being with my boyfriend and I don't want there to be an end or a timer counting away. In fact, I don't even know when our anniversary is. It's just somewhere towards the end of November. Makes planning dates a lot more flexible :D I used to sweat the small stuff and mark my calendar in past relationships, but I just realize that that never got me anywhere. I'd like to think that there was no day we met and there will be no day we have to say goodbye.
3) What is your favourite ice cream? Oooh this is so difficult to answer! I think it's Mint Chocolate Chip when I'm feeling like something not-too-sweet and Cookies & Creme when I'm craving me some sugar sugar. There is Green Tea ice cream that I miss too but I've only had it once at Sumo when I tried to help one of my friends woo the girl he is now engaged to. Oh those were the times!

If you asked a question and I'm blind and didn't see it, holler at me! If you are curious about anything else, keep asking :D

I hope everyone will have a relaxing Fourth of July weekend if you're from the States, and for all my other international subbies, find some fireworks and go crazy! Hahaha jk that would be dangerous. I hope you all have a great weekend!
[end of super long post]


April July 2, 2010 at 6:21 PM   said...


s July 2, 2010 at 6:29 PM   said...

Uhhh did I say I liked your last post the most? Can I change my mind about that?

Angie you look AMAZING! That first photo ~ when I saw it in my google reader I was like WHOA! Love everything about it. You always surprise me with your posts, and all these awesome looks you create. And underneath all the fashion stuff is a girl who will one day do miraculous medical stuff!

Ria July 2, 2010 at 6:32 PM   said...

Your bag is amazing!And the necklace is so sparkly!Love it! :)

Ping July 2, 2010 at 7:09 PM   said...

omg i saw that dress at forever and didn't even bother to look twice. you made that dress look amazing. your pics look really good too. hat is adorable...thumbs up!!

Anonymous July 2, 2010 at 8:26 PM   said...

Very cute outfit, reminds me of french riviera glamour!

PetiteXXS July 2, 2010 at 8:36 PM   said...

You look great! Love the hat too! Lol about the people staring... where do you take your outside pictures? I still feel a little too self-conscious to try that yet, and plus timer pictures take forever to take and don't know why but mine often come out blurry too.

Nikki July 2, 2010 at 8:49 PM   said...

Awww... Angie, you are just too darling(y) cute ;) Hehehe! I love the whole look. The title suits your outfit very well or vice versa. Hehe!

Omg! we're the same height. I'm 5'3 too, or 5'3.5? Idk? I used to be the shortest in my class too. From preschool to middle school, I was always infront of the line. Anyways, now, I realized that there are people that are actually shorter than me. Hehe! People used to call me "fun-sized" cause I'm so tiny & small. But, you're right, with the help of heels... I don't feel so short anymore. Plus I learned to appreciate my height more because at least when I wear heels, I won't look like an amazon woman. Hehehe! I get to wear 5 inch heels and still look like a decent height girl. LOVE BEING SHORT! hehe!

Hope you have a wonderful 4th of July <3333

Petite Gorgeous July 2, 2010 at 9:02 PM   said...

Thank you for going through all the troubles to get some outside pictures! j/k :)

You looked very lovely and cute in that outfit. I don't think I can pull off a pair of white pumps (that's why I don't own one), but seeing a pair on you, and how nice they looked, I am tempted to purchase a pair myself :).

Sara Mari July 2, 2010 at 9:30 PM   said...

Oh your outfit looks just so summery and lovely! I think the blurriness/quality makes the photos very nice and like you said they have a vintage look^^

I don't think 5'3 is short, like you said the average is 5'4 and many of my friends are that height (caucasians) how rude people are to make fun of you! ><*

Oreleona July 2, 2010 at 11:10 PM   said...

cute outfit! the purse is soooo cute!! i love the last pic :)

Ken July 3, 2010 at 1:14 AM   said...

ahh angie, this is by far my favorite outfit of u so far! floppy sun hat with the nice little sailor dress is just what the doctor ordered! hot hot hot!

it is okay to be a nerd when u are having fun. i used to get made fun of in high school. those assholes.

Lynzy July 3, 2010 at 1:25 AM   said...

I saw you on chictopia and LOVED your outfit, definitely following you now!

Follow me?

xo Lynzy

Unknown July 3, 2010 at 1:42 AM   said...

Where did you buy your hat!!!?? I really love it and need one JUST like that! =) You look gorgeous in your photos! These are some of my favorites :D

Unknown July 3, 2010 at 1:43 AM   said...

Just remembered you mentioned you got your hat @ H&M :D I was just there today but didn't bother to find anything like that. Guess i'll be going back!

Anonymous July 3, 2010 at 1:45 AM   said...

I like this out in the sun outfit. :)

fifi July 3, 2010 at 3:51 AM   said...

aww I loved this post so much ^^ You and your outfit are so pretty =)

Ashley Dy July 3, 2010 at 5:56 AM   said...

You are so pretty! I love everything in your outfit especial the purse you called Dolly Wink! Where did you got it?

♥Bunny♥ July 3, 2010 at 6:45 AM   said...

wow wow wow!! I love this out fit! From all the out fits I've seen you wearing, I think this is my most fav! So elegant yet pretty!! The big hat suits you so well, and give you the little lady like looks! i bet any guy passing by with the car must have google eye you!!
Will be looking forward to the FOTD review :)
And thank you so answer my question!

Stephanie July 3, 2010 at 7:35 AM   said...

way way way cute outfit!!!! I love your purse! It's too adorable <3

Glad you like the coral! ^_~ thanks for the shoutout!



Jean July 3, 2010 at 11:10 AM   said...

Angie you look SOO darling! Bows bows bows I can't get enough of them. That dress is a great find at the F21 (which I think is the chaotic devil) and I love the hat on you too.

Lindsey July 3, 2010 at 1:38 PM   said...'re like a freaking celebrity. I KNOW A CELEBRITY! Suck it all other commenters above who have not actually met her!

And may I say that you rock that hat like no one else can. Love and miss you dear!

Anonymous July 3, 2010 at 3:36 PM   said...

the outfit is just so cute and adorable! and the purse does look like some of the Dollywink stuff! did u check out their new nail polish line?

Elena S. July 3, 2010 at 5:12 PM   said...

love your floppy hat so cute!
great blog btw ! lovely pics DEF following you!
id love for you to check my blog out
and dont forget to enter in my giveaway (gaga inspired shades)

xo elena

Nicol July 3, 2010 at 8:59 PM   said...

i first thought sailor moon due to the title xD love the bag! the dress is pretty and i really want ur style

Ahleessa July 3, 2010 at 10:15 PM   said...

I've been looking for that purse at Forever 21 but mine never carries it. That's such a cute purse! I love it. :)

MINAKICHU July 4, 2010 at 2:17 AM   said...

You look pretty in your dress! Btw I tagged ya!

hevn July 5, 2010 at 1:23 AM   said...

Definitely one of my favourite OOTD, FOTD of yours. I like the combo of everything. Very Very nicely put together <3

Carla July 5, 2010 at 9:57 AM   said...

tooooo cute!!!! I love the sailor look so much!!

Unknown July 5, 2010 at 2:50 PM   said...

How adorable are you?? The dress fits you perfectly! I love this outfit post! I want more of them! And the pink bow purse....OMG- how cute is this?? Totally reminiscent of Chanel :) Love it!!!!!!!!!!

Lily Fang July 5, 2010 at 3:59 PM   said...

I can't begin to tell you how much I adore your jewelry and this entire ensemble! Love your blog, I'm definitely following!

Anonymous July 5, 2010 at 4:05 PM   said...

How wonderful! I'm so happy for you: your happiness with this outfit and for your relationship. (The two are a different kinds of happiness, not to be equated.)

Aisa.Paxie July 8, 2010 at 12:58 PM   said...

i'm so jealous of your purse and dress!!! love the bows. too cute!:) nice blog angie!:) followed you!


KRISTY July 15, 2010 at 3:48 PM   said...

such a cute dress and you look like a model on one of those Japanese magazines! <3 I also love the wash in the first photo. It suits the outfit ;)

Angel King July 16, 2010 at 7:04 PM   said...

I dont know why you think you arn't beautiful, because you look amazing!

Kasia W. July 19, 2010 at 10:02 AM   said...

you look lovely! beautiful dress and bag!!!

Princess Feef August 9, 2010 at 5:22 AM   said...

LOVE IT ! aaaa super gorgeous <3

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