Saturday, October 31, 2009


What are you dressing up as for Halloween?

I really do love this holiday. I always have. I always decide my costume way in advance and piece it together throughout the year. When I was a kid, trick or treating was pure joy. My mom always sued to make our costumes...we NEVER bought one from the store. I think they were better that way.

This Halloween I am being funny and making a small social commentary at the same time. I am dressing up as Abraham Lincoln...but sexy...Babe-raham Lincoln.

There is a reason why I picked Lincoln...I have always been in love with him for some strange reason. As a little girl I liked him and he was an imaginary friend. My parents took me to Mt. Rushmore numerous times and I knew all the presidents on the huge mountain carving by the time I was like 2 years old. I was a weird kid...I know.

So the sexy part...Personally I am bothered that Halloween costumes for women are all automatically something "sexy." And the fact that women think that MUST dress up as something "sexy" for Halloween bothers me too. I think it is silly and unnecessary. I NEVER dress up as "sexy" anything and a make it a point to dress up as something almost the opposite (example: 2 years ago, Uma Thurman from Pulp Fiction AFTER her overdose, needle in chest and blood all over).

So my idea was to dress up as something that was ridiculous "sexy" i.e. Lincoln. I will have this dress on...
It is actually a nice dress and can be short or long...obvuiusly for Halloween it will be short. I will also have fishnets and my FABULOUS Madden Girl grey peep toe platform pumps with a huge flower on the toe.

The finishing touch?

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

the cutest dress i have seen in a while

i love fashion and clothes. i admit it. i am an addict. sadly, i dont make enough money to fulfill my addiction and actually buy all of the clothing and accessory items i want.

in order to satisfy my shopping desires, i constantly "window shop" on the internet. making countless numbers of "wish lists' and/or shopping carts filled to the brim. i rarely ever make these purchases as some of the grand totals are worth more than my life :)
however, continuing with my little ritual gives me a feeling of satisfaction and is conducive to my shopping sobriety.

i did stumble across this little beauty yesterday on B&Lu. i am pretty much in love and i am really really considering buying it. i dont normally spend on trendy items of clothing, but i feel like this fits my style and i could wear it forever.

(photo from B&

i also found this adorable dress...

(photo from

this dress is from the website Missphit. i basically adore it.

i love fake shopping and sharing it with the world

Monday, October 5, 2009

my new makeup love

i have seen spray makeup for years and i have either not wanted to try it or couldn't find it. even though i dont wear foundation on a regular basis, i do try and wear it to work because i want to look a bit nicer. i have just not been able to find a foundation that is light but doesnt disappear.

this foundation is really amazing. it is really light and it totally evens out my skin.

i would recommend giving it a try!

Friday, October 2, 2009

thrifting sucess

i am currently choreographing a piece for Santa Ana College's Fall faculty show. since there has been so many cutbacks in the budget this semester, we basically have no money for production which means our costume people are non existent. so this semester it is up to the choreographers to get their own costumes.

yesterday i went into the dance departments costume storage facility (which i helped organize when i was a student there) and looked around for costumes. i was fairly unlucky and only picked up a few things.

on my way home i decided to stop over at my local Goodwill and see what i could find. in my head, i was seeing my dancers is feminine dresses...with a vintagey feel...ruffles and lace and floral print.

i was unbelievably successful. i got 9 dresses (i have 8 dancers, but having extras is always good) and a cardigan (also for the dance) for $80!

all of the dresses "go" together and i feel like they are really cohesive. i think they will look great together on stage.

i also got a few other things...2 to sell on ETSY and one for ME!

for ETSY

for ETSY
for ME!!!