Hey my little ponies! If you’ve been keeping up with the blog, you might know that I just got a job as a Fashion Contributor for Wear Your Voice Mag. AHH! For my very first article I wrote about how graphic tees are a supposed fashion faux pas for women past the age of 30, and since I’ve officially been added to the team, I’m going to start a series that focuses on all kinds of faux pas and how you can still rock them.
For my second supposed fashion faux pas I focused on oversized sunglasses. Yeah… apparently that’s a “no-no” for when I turn 30.Le fuq?! Whoever made that objection clearly hasn’t heard of Jackie O. or seen Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
You can read what I had to say about it here. 🙂
PS: Like how I snuck Groot into my picture for the article? Hehehe!
pullover: Uniqlo // boots: Carlos by Carlos Santana // studs: Studio Silver
jacket: Guess // necklace: Le Fancy Geek Boutique
belt: Forever 21 // tote: Forever Wars // pants: ModCloth
Right after I watched Guardians of the Galaxy (GOTG) back in August I immediately thought, “I CAN’T WAIT FOR THIS TO COME OUT ON BLURAY!!!” <– ALL CAPS NECESSARY. And it finally came out on Tuesday and I couldn’t be happier to have my very own copy so I can watch it as much as I please! Shout out to my friend Caitlin for grabbing a copy of the special limited edition tin case that looks like a Walkman from Best Buy for me 😀
Obviously, I’m on a GOTG kick. I’ve also been lacking in creating Everyday Cosplay posts, so I figure it would be a good idea to start it up again with good ‘ol Peter Quill a.k.a. Star-Lord. His outfit can easily be translated with a simple grey sweater, a burgundy leather jacket, blue skinny jeans, and some brown boots. However, some people, mainly Oncers (that’s what fans of Once Upon a Time are called in case you didn’t know), will think you’re channeling Emma Swan since she often sports the leather jacket/skinny jeans/boots combo.
I added a few accessories related to GOTG to make it clear that this is all inspired by Star-Lord such as a pair of gold star-shaped earrings, because STAR-Lord. Durr. Also, when I think of the word “galaxy” I immediately think of stars — I have a tendency to make literal references whenever I put geek inspired outfits together. I also came across this Awesome Mix Vol. 1 tote on Etsy that’s just absolute perfection! And of course, the outfit wouldn’t be complete without a Star-Lord necklace (made by yours truly). 🙂
Ugh. Now I wish actually did have this outfit so I can go outside and listen to the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack on my iPhone (because I don’t own a Walkman anymore (does anyone?)) so I can dance around to “Come and Get Your Love” and stomp in puddles.
If you haven’t seen the movie (OH MY GAWD, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?!), you probably have no idea what I’m talking about. So please watch this:
PS: I can’t write a Guardians of the Galaxy post about Star-Lord without mentioning how fuggin’ hot Chris Pratt is! I thought he was adorable when he had chubs on Parks & Recreation, but in Guardians of the Galaxy? DAAAAMMMN. Okay, that is all.
Hey my little ponies! In case you’re still scrambling to get Christmas presents for your loved ones, I just wanted to let you all know that the necklaces in my Etsy store make perfect stocking stuffers for your geeky friends and family members. And I just added new Guardians of the Galaxy necklaces today!!
For US residents, be sure to place orders by Sunday to ensure that your order will come in time for Christmas 🙂
PS: Sorry to all Drax the Destroyer fans — I couldn’t quite find an image of Drax that I liked for a pendant, but I do want to eventually add him to the store!