Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Finding a little inspiration and a new dress.

Hello again! It's been a while since I've updated, but I really didn't feel like doing any outfit related posts until my sun burn healed. It FINALLY stopped peeling yesterday so I wore the dress I got on sale at Forever21 and got all dolled up.
The tiered ruffles remind me a lot of Betsey Johnson dresses, actually XD.
Tan line very obvious here >_<
The top half fit kind of oddly, particularly around the chest and the boning was really annoying and kept poking me. You'd expect a bustier top to have the effect of a...well bustier, but the under wire seems to just press the whole chest down and how close the straps are didn't help matters much either. I can't imagine anyone above a bcup fairing well in this :( Everywhere else on the dress fit fine though.
From the site.
So I took out the boning (which was easy to do since it wasn't anchored into the seam by any means, explaining the mystery of why it kept jabbing me) and I wore it with a strapless bra since the built in underwire is just ridiculous and doesn't do me any favors XD Still a fine buy at 11 bucks though, it looks nice and I was able to work out the minor kinks. The top still doesn't look as I'd hoped it would but at least it's more comfortable.
 I actually put this look together after I was going through my old photobucket and came across this old picture of Tsubasa and became a bit inspired by this rock n' roll Barbie motif she's got going on here, with the pretty dress meets the big hair, fishnet stockings, boots and jacket.
 I've also been loving Re:No's makeup. I think it looks great for rokku gyaru looks so I wanted to try something similar...even though I know a lot of people don't consider her gyaru because she models for Kera magazine but I think her makeup is very gal.
Dress, tights, hair flowers: Forever21
Jacket: GoJane
Shoes: Iron Fist
Necklace: Ebay
When I tried to get a couple of pictures of my makeup they were all blurred because I forgot to change the setting on the camera XD I have a weird tan line on my chest now from when I got sun burnt, I tried to cover it with some bronzer. I also received the lenses I won from Pinky Paradise. They're just replacements for my old Princess MiMi Brown lenses. Oh yeah and I decided to use my half wig. I got it a couple of years ago but I was going through my bag of wigs (yes I have a bag full of wigs) and realized I hardly ever use it.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Bad week finished off with good news though.

I meant to update last week but last week was sooo horrible I just couldn't manage it. I'm trying to get back to normal XD
Wearing a sweater to cover my sunburn lol.
 Pictures today turned out very dark so I had to lighten them up and it made them very contrasty.

So anyway last Monday it was starting to warm up for spring so my allergies are acting up really bad. I've gotten some allergy medicine and eye drops to reduce the redness now so hopefully it won't be so bad. Right when my allergies started acting up though I got a really bad cold from which I am still dealing with coughs and it's taking longer to get over than I thought it would. I couldn't sleep because the congestion, coughing and sneezing was so bad. To top it all off I was actually feeling a little better on Friday and went out to take some pictures but I forgot my sunscreen (which I almost never do) and got burned. Not only did I get burned but my bag's strap was across my chest all day and left this lovely line.
 The line actually goes across my back too but I couldn't get a picture of it because it hurts too bad to lift my arms. But that's what you get when you go walking around the desert at noon for over an hour with no sunscreen and a tank top on.
But here are a some of the pictures I got while I roasted.
Hualapai Mountains.

These were green the last time we were out here.

Some guy on his quad that kept passing us.
Typical Arizona shot XD
Then the trains went by and I tried to get some of the most interesting looking tags.

Okay I just though this one was kind of funny XD
But on Sunday, a silver lining came when I found out I won the monthly Pinky Paradise contest for a free pair of lenses! I was so surprised because I haven't won anything since grade school raffles! XD So that was a great way to end the week on a high note. I'm still coughing and my sun burn still hurts but at least I have a new pair of lenses to look forward to! I decided to replace my Princess MiMi Brown lenses.