Thursday, November 29, 2012

Sweet Patisserie | Pistacia Vera

twirly skirt take a bite macaron shops and gumdrops rainbow macarons little house on the suburb
H&M mint green skater dress (buy) // Goodwill thrifted gold tip white belt //
Forever 21 black wool beret with stud detail // Predictions for Payless white low heel pump //
F21 gold spike bracelet and pearl bracelets // Revlon Lip Butter in Lollipop //
Black faux leather purse (gift) //

Photography: Cassandra Morecroft King

Catching my breath after hours inside anatomy lab to bring you an outfit inspired by my favourite things: pastel mint green & kitschy French things (10/21). This beret my Mom gifted me two Christmases ago as part of a French-inspired outfit, my college graduation dress in my favourite shade mint green, white and gold accents. Committing "me time" is important to enjoy every day even if it's hectic, feel excited about discovery like watching my first DIY crystals grow in elementary school, be thankful for my supportive friends for propelling me forward after setbacks. The best revenge for the baseball cannons pelting you with lemons is to get up, add sugar to the wounds, and live a really good life. There will always be someone who you wish you could trade with because of their success, intellect, birthright, material wealth. But you will get to where you need to be by not forgetting who you already are.

I am grateful for spontaneous giggling fits about wishing our arms were 6 feet longer to avoid smelling eau de formaldehyde, childhood best friends still being here for each other even as we traverse into the daunting new chapters of our lives, JJ coming to visit this weekend and share more adventures, catching up with an inspirational old friend with hovering mustaches and laughter, late night reliving the 90s kid experience of Power Rangers/Ultraman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle shenanigans with the best faux-bro I could hope for (conspiracy theory blood relation pending). Cassandra's selflessness and good company, taking the time to drive up and put up with me and my fanciful ideas that usually involve pointing a camera in front of every half-decent tree, house, fire hydrant, younameit. I had been wanting to check out a French pastry shop in German Village called Pistacia Vera to try out their macaron selection, and boy were they tasty! My favourite flavour was their namesake pistachio, sweet but savory. My goal by the end of this first year of med school is to make my rounds in the coffeeshops around town, portals to my happy place.

Laughter, singing, writing are powerful healers.
pour honey pour slightly steez secret garden back attack macaron citrus she's looking into the sky macarons and cafe mint and white gift box lady cassandra dome cake chocolat french village victorian village buckeye and coffee dolly-tude golden hardware sitting pretty mint and pistachio IMG_7196 french girl IMG_7166 french bakery baguette lady vintage vignette marshmallow squares hands off my bag sidestep presentation


Izzy November 30, 2012 at 12:59 AM   said...

you are just too damn cute!! haha seriously. absolutely loving the mint green skater dress and you topped it off perfectly with the beret. love the macarons and pastries too, they look so yummy! :D

Angie J. November 30, 2012 at 5:11 AM   said...

What a beautiful dress! so crisp!
and those treats... oh my god *___*
you're really photogenic btw, I never get this many cool shots!

x Angie (

Jing-Jing November 30, 2012 at 7:37 AM   said...

This is such a cute outfit Angie! Loving the skater dress :D
And omg though marcarons...they look so yumm *drools*

Emma November 30, 2012 at 9:58 AM   said...

I looooooooove those macarons! So delicious. And you picked an excellent outfit to go enjoy them :)

Sydney's Fashion Diary November 30, 2012 at 12:52 PM   said...

I've been to that bakery before and their macarons are amazing. Looking forward to see you tomorrow =) Enjoy your Friday!

lisacng November 30, 2012 at 4:33 PM   said...

You look so Parisian cute! Love the cut of that dress! I've actually never had a macaroon. I imagine a great one to have a thin crispy shell, soft cake-like dough, and the perfect ratio of filling to dough ratio ;). Great backdrop of the old building and the golden leaves!

Sakuranko November 30, 2012 at 9:24 PM   said...

Wow your dress is lovelky, your pictures are beautiful looks like a lovely princess.


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Anonymous December 1, 2012 at 3:45 AM   said...

Love your photos, colors are great! x Elle

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Natalie Suarez December 1, 2012 at 10:11 AM   said...

love this! xx

TINA December 2, 2012 at 9:49 PM   said...

You look so lovely! I'm so loving the mint color!


Annabelle December 3, 2012 at 5:51 PM   said...

The macaroons look delicious!
And I'm loving your outfit, so chic!

Lily Fang December 3, 2012 at 6:08 PM   said...

Love this sweet look and yummy looking food! You hat is just perfect.
Yes, I am in Columbus too--I was so excited when I saw your comment! I'm also looking into colleges now, and WashU sounded really appealing after I talked with an admissions officer.
Stay in touch--it's so cool to have a blogger friend in the same city!

Elly December 3, 2012 at 8:49 PM   said...

I love the mint dress, and the hat is super cute! Not to mention that the food looks delicious! I've actually never had macarons, but pistachio sounds great! :)

Anonymous December 3, 2012 at 9:38 PM   said...

Love this post - outfit and setting are perfect!

Women Leather Jackets December 4, 2012 at 1:44 AM   said...

I really enjoy reading your blog,you have beautiful pics!!

Simona December 4, 2012 at 4:29 AM   said...

Ah a breath of fresh air, love mint, and even more in winter, adorable! Good luck with med school.
Come on by if you have time, maybe after we could follow each other?

QueenLina December 4, 2012 at 4:30 AM   said...

Very beautiful photos!!! :*

Simona December 4, 2012 at 7:52 AM   said...

I am following back on Bloglovin'.


Unknown December 4, 2012 at 10:13 AM   said...

Love that dress, you look gorgeous :) And now you've got me craving macarons!

Unknown December 4, 2012 at 10:20 AM   said...

By the way, I'm following you back on Twitter! :)

Patricia Do Nascimento December 4, 2012 at 2:43 PM   said...

This dress is so wonderful!! Love it!!

Stylishly in love December 4, 2012 at 7:40 PM   said...

That dress is gorgeous and the beret is adorable. You are beautiful. Would love to follw each other on Bloglovin.


Pins, Needles & Fashion December 7, 2012 at 12:53 PM   said...

I love love love that dress! its adorable and the color is perfect. You look lovely.

Unknown January 15, 2013 at 6:58 PM   said...

Perfect outfit for high tea! So French looking :D

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