Saturday, 25 August 2012

Song On Repeat: "Cosmic Love"

To not write a "Song on Repeat" blog entry about this tune would almost be a crime considering I have been listening to it over and over again on my way to and from work on the subway for a few weeks now. Sadly (or maybe weirdly) this is not an exaggeration. It is not a new song, in fact I was listening to another Florence and the Machines song from the same album on repeat when I first went to Berlin almost exactly three years ago. They are just those kind of emotional, grab you by the heart, dreamy pop anthems that you have to listen to 

On a side note: Is it a normal thing to listen to one song incessantly like I do? Or is it only a certain type of person that does that? If so, what type is that? I guess I just cant get enough of things I like. 

Sunday, 19 August 2012

The Best Gift Ever: Vintage Balinese Jumpsuit

My great friend Julia just got back from a trip to Bali, and although I seethed with jealousy every time one of her picturesque shots of a temple or beach came up in my Instagram feed, I have forgiven her for going without me thanks to this adorable blue jumpsuit she brought back. Just kidding of course, but I am pretty amazed by this little Balinese treasure and my friend's amazing eye.

First off, I am a clothes person, I spend way too much of my life thinking, trying on, buying and writing about clothes. And despite what some may think, what should you not buy a clothes person? Clothes. His or her taste is usually just too particular, mine included. But Julia went for it. And if someone did decide to buy clothes as a gift, what would be something most people would not go for?  A vintage jumpsuit is pretty risky — a pants one no less. Not only is it a particular item of clothing not too many people covet, if the fit is just a wee bit off it wont work, (I need not mention the dreaded camel toe). But Julia went for it. She knows me so well, because if anyone loves a jumpsuit, I am that girl. And not only did I love this one, but it fit. The whole thing was just spot on. 

So thank you Julia for going out on a limb in the gift giving department with the newest addition to my closet! 

PS. Check out my new DKNY wedges, pretty cute right?