beribboned

To get my tattoo yesterday, I wore one of my favorite outfits. I bought this dress last winter and have worn it with boots and jackets for a few months. Now I can finally wear it as it was meant to be worn: bare-legged and be-sandaled, topped off by a pretty kickass corset.      This…

first of many

YOU GAIZ. I got my first tattoo today. On my left hip. It’s three hours old. “nihil timendum” = Latin for “nothing to fear”. An axiom I want on me always.  I chose the left hip because I’ve had a bone removed in my right foot, and my right nostril pierced, so I am now…

precious metals

It’s been a while, I know. In the past two weeks, I’ve taken four final exams, packed up and moved out of my dorm, painted my bedroom at home (magenta and lime – I’m basically living on the set of Wicked), and filled out about 20 job applications. The worst of the chaos is over,…

a meadow, a sitar, and a vial of absinthe in my bra

…are what I’d need to really complete this outfit. It’s a gorgeous day in Burlington, and I can see the lake from my dorm window. I feel fantastically bohemian. I took a long walk through the hill section neighborhoods and celebrated my last day of classes. I got this dress for my fifteenth birthday, and…

quintessence

This, I feel, encapsulates the essence of my style.           I need a haircut. I prefer it a little rounder and bouncier. But I’m loving this magenta hair. I used to use Manic Panic Pillarbox Red, which was gorgeous for a few days and rapidly faded to brittle, mangy orange. Now I…