The sun is up, the sky is blue, and I’m cozying up next to a fan in my room because the heat outside is already unbearable. I was made for kinder climates, and cities with Starbuckses in them. Whiny though it may be, I would like it to always be spring. I want to wear sundresses — the flimsiest of dresses — and not melt in them. Alas.
Continuing on the theme of how I’m a geek and stuff, here’s an outfit I put together based on, initially, the dress reminding me of Pushing Daisies, constantly staring at me every time I went into H&M looking for basic long-sleeve tees and whispering, “the facts were these: you began to want me two months, three weeks, five days, four hours, five minutes and thirty seconds ago.” I was helpless to its honey bee charms and my brain associations.
But then, far from closet cosplaying Chuck Charles, as I may or may not do at some point, I let the dress tell me it wanted retro glasses and maybe some black to balance out the sweetness a la Aria Montgomery, and then I picked up a book for a prop as I went out and suddenly I was a little bit more Belle than Chuck, embodying the disgusting cloying romance of:
2. breaking out my new 6D
3. showing off my beautiful criss-cross ring from OneByOne Jewellery,
and 4. finally having something to show for my previously only hypothetical presence in a Disney Princess collaboration series on which I joined beauty youtubers Leah, Clare, Victoria — this is my first bit, but not my last.
Dress: H&M, possibly as a figment of my imagination (Pushing Daisies vibe and here; plain yellow jersey) / Brogues: Clarks (similar) / Ring c/o OnebyOne Jewellery / Glasses c/o Firmoo / Book (a prop, yes, but a favorite too!): Mrs Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf.
I am an outfit repeater, and I’m proud of it. So here’s a new bit:
Where have I seen those shoes? Seaport, A Warm Winter, and Icicles. And the glasses? Misty Rain, and probably on Instagram last year when I wore them all the time before I realized I’d got blinder and started wearing a SpecsPost pair instead.