Day: June 7, 2011

Styling Shenanigans: Harem Pants


PostSecret Love

I have been in an affair with PostSecret since forever… perhaps since the blog started in 2005. I was a freshman in college and it was one of the biggest hits in the online world at the time. All college kids loved it! Then I wrote an essay, which got published in a book titled The Authors of Tomorrow about postsecret. I own some of the books and have been to an exhibit in an art gallery. And still every sunday it is one of my little rituals that I flip through the blog for 5 minutes (sometimes more). That is one very long affair, I guess.

For those who have never heard about postsecret, and yes, believe it or not there are still some of you, the official definition is that it is an ongoing community mail art project, created by Frank Warren, in which people mail their secrets anonymously on a homemade postcard. Select secrets are then posted on the PostSecret website, or used for PostSecret’s books or museum exhibits.

So PostSecret is like a religion, because it gives you that ultimate feeling that you belong. Belonging that is in the form of – there are so many other people who read it, there are so many other people who write these beautiful postracrds, and there are so many other people who share your secrets. It definitely makes the world a tad bit less scary. And although that sounds a bit emotional this is how it feels. I have cried and laughed while reading some of the secrets, and wtf-ed at some of them, and shared them with friends,  and I know that every sunday I will open it, it will be emotional.

The best part of the whole thing is when you see a postcard, with a message that talks to you, and shares exactly how you feel, have felt or think you will feel. It is a magical online little place 🙂

Images are from first week of June


Kim K’s Style

As I have said many times before, I am a big fan of the Kardashians. They remind me of my own family (perhaps because I am a half Armenian too), and as a fan of reality TV, everything that is Kardashian-related I find fun.

The three sisters are just fab, but Kim has a distinct and very sexy style. She extenuates the hourglass figure she has with waisted dresses, wears a lot black-white combos and has the shiniest hair in the whole of Hollywood. As a dress lover, I can just bow down for some of the pieces she chooses, but even when she is in jeans and a tank, she is well-put together and nicely-accessoriesed.

A lot can be learned about style from her, because she definitely knows how to choose clothes that fit her best and look great on her.


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