Saturday, November 21, 2009

Fashion, i do so love thee...

...even though i can't say that i'm very good at putting together something to wear. Or buying the clothes. I feel like I always end up with something a lot more boring than I intended. One of my favorite blogs is GoFugYourself. They discuss the clothes that celebrities wear, good and bad, with a humor and wittiness that I envy (I mean, I know I'm funny and all but I can't convey that very well in my writing). My favorite is when they do something they call Dialogues. They talk as if they were the people in the picture. Cracks me up, yo. I enjoy a celebrity blog that doesn't cut down the person themselves, just what they decide to wear.

Another thing I love to do is go on Flickr and type in "wardrobe_remix" in the search. There's a bunch of fashiony people (and lots of nonfashiony people that put up multiple pictures of the same damn outfit! Two is the max, people!!) that take pictures of their daily wears and put them online for all to see. Usually they will say where they got everything they're wearing, which is awesome if you see a pair of great shoes or jeans. It's mostly females, but there's a few males in there. Usually they're the ones that like wearing skirts, not like transvestites, but they're just guys wearing a skirt. 

I also like fashion from books. The blog What Claudia Wore is a favorite of mine as well, though the author doesn't update like she used to. This funny blogger reads Babysitters Club books and takes direct quotes from the book of what the characters are wearing. It used to be just what Claudia, the style-y and fashionable one, of course, was wearing, but since the others wear humorous 90s-licious stuff she started including everyone. Man, those outfits were awful sounding...

I don't buy a lot of stuff online, since I like to try stuff on before committing to it. But there are a lot of good sites out there. Some of my favorites:

Lulu's (awesome vegan shoes to be had, my friends!)

I have been watching The L Word the last few years and the character Alice wears a lot of stuff I would *love* to have for my very own. I couldn't find any good images online of my favorite stuff she wore, but this dress ain't bad. The first couple seasons she didn't wear a lot of dresses, now that's all you'll see her in. There definitely a couple times when I've been, like, no, no, please take that off, it's AWFUL. But I don't think there will ever be a person who I'll agree with their choices 100%. Plus, that's a character...you know? I don't know who I'd pick if I had to choose whose celebrity closet I'd raid. I like a lot of Anne Hathaway's more recent dresses. Ok, maybe I lied. I just looked at some of her stuff and disapproved. I normally dislike Chloe Sevigny's taste in clothes, but her dress for the Emmy's was awesome and I want. Drew Barrymore has been wearing a lot of crazy shit, but I actually liked this dress, though I would prefer it in a color that's not screaming at me and her hair is bad. Also that it doesn't look like there's teeth where your vaheena is.

I frikkin' love tulle! The laciness is dreamy. I couldn't find a lot of images that really captured my love for it, but oh well....I spent way too long on google images just for those two examples...

I hate shoulder pads and they've come back. In 6th grade I didn't know any better and I thought whatever The Limited Too sold was the Shit. I heard them called Power Shoulders or something, but that doesn't make them look any better. No, no, nono!

Do you have favorite fashion blogs? 


1 comment:

choya said...

I didn't know you had a blog, til Anna C referenced and linked to it! Hah, I found you.
That said, I've just read this fashion bit, and have a site to recommend: http://thesartorialist.blogspot.com/
I think you'll like it.