Thursday, April 12, 2012

tongue in cheek


More often than not, I feel the need to put a label on myself and on this blog. I feel like if I post too much poetry, I'll bore those who do check up on here but that if I post only outfits, I'm cheating myself. I make things way more complicated than I need to. I'm always a bit afraid that people expect something in particular from my blog, but truth be told, I put this pressure on myself.

Having a blog is a sort of a time capsule, and while I love personal style and frilly dresses and whatnot, that isn't the only side to my personality. I love Old Hollywood, poetry, flavored coffee, makeup tutorials, all that jazz! One of the things I love about blogging is that you can give everyone a glimpse into what you love, share these thoughts and collaborate with others, and discover new hobbies and interests. With that in mind, it wouldn't make sense for me to be a one-trick pony, so to speak.

This is really just a long-worded way of me saying 'hello! I'm going to be posting more videos and poetry in between outfit posts.'

I hope you all have a great (almost) weekend. :)


dress: Forever21
glasses and hat: Target
shoes: Blowfish



  1. Haha!! I just realized the same thing with my blog. Truthfully - as much as I lover seeing everyone's style - I find blogs that are *only* outfit posts to be a bit dull after a while. I mean, outfits are great, but so are DIYs, music, makeup (gosh I love makeup!), videos, and all that jazz. ;)

    I can't wait to see what else you have planned for your blog!

  2. I'm so glad you're going to post more poetry! I don't think blogs have to be one subject entirely (hence my mixture of frilly dresses with astronomy lol) in fact I like blogs more when they're a mix of everything the author loves :)

  3. I really adore those sunglasses!


  4. I'm always scared to post poetry because I feel like no one reads it. Well, when you post your poetry, here is one blogger that will read and appreciate it. :)


  5. I'm so glad you're going to be doing that! I personally like seeing other things like poetry and whatnot. It's always nice to peek inside another persons world.


  6. Keep on doin' what you're doing! I love your blog and all the beautiful things you share :D

  7. That outfit it is so pretty :) Too bad we're in the middle of autumn here, so unable to wear something like that. Sunglasses are really adorable too :)

  8. I like that you said a blog is like a time capsule. I've never really thought of it that way - so true! As long as your blog keeps on reflecting you, then you're doing the right thing.

    P.S. Adoooorable dress! I actually thought it was vintage!

  9. I've been feeling the same about my blog! I just have interests in so many things and want to share them ALL! Haha. I can't wait to see more videos and poems :)
    -Andi x

  10. Love the dress and love poetry so bring it on :)

  11. Girlie girl, you post WHATEVA THE FUNK U WANT cause this is yo blog and nobody can tell you what to do. YEAH. And if they do tell you what to do, I will personally beat them up for you. Or try. Because my arms are noodles and beating people up is a thing unfamiliar to them. Maybe I could run over rude people with my bike for you?? Sounds like a plan to me.

    Anywayeyeyeey, you look cute. That dress has such pretty, soft colors in it! I swear that you and florals were meant to be. Floral always looks so darn good on you!

    follo 4 follo ooo

  12. I love this dress! And I am really looking forward to more writing & poetry from you. You have a really gorgeous way with words.

  13. That's such a pretty dress! And I love the Frank Sinatra concert poster!

    x Aliya

  14. I'm so glad you shared this, because I struggle with this too sometimes! I think that a mix of posts about different things is great... and as long as you are passionate about everything that you write about, it's definitely going to show. I personally think that that is what keeps things interesting on blogs - when people are passionate about what they write about and do it because they want to.

  15. Oh Amber, we come here for you dear! The outfit posts, the poems, the great songs you put up for us-- all of it. Stop worrying about it, sugar!

  16. gorgeous dress! I really like your style x


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