As my regular readers would know i’ve been M.I.A of late. Having moved back to Sydney Australia from New York it’s taken me five weeks to get back into the swing of things. Just to give you a quick update i’m working on samples for my accessories and clothing range as well as managing a restaurant and most recently appointed the N.S.W rep for Audio Threads. As you can see i have my hands full but the time is now and i’ll sleep when i’m dead!!
Since i’ve been back in Sydney it’s hard for me not to make comparisons with New York fashion and i have to say we are definately on top of the game. Sydney has come along way over the past ten years in fashion related fields and you only have to look on the streets to see that we definately hold our own. In the next few weeks i’ll be hitting the streets with my camera capturing the style and essence of Sydney fashion….so keep an eye out!!
Soul Chameleon XXX
Last night Q-Tip celebrated his birthday with friends at Santos NYC. An array of Dj’s hit the decks and kept the party sexy…. VIP section was crazy with Jay-Z, Beyonce, Diddy and Busta also coming through to show love….just to name a few people. Theophilus London also performed on the night for Q-tip and of course i was there in full effect dodging the paparazzi as per usual 😉
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Introducing a rising star…..Ally is originally from Australia and currently she is living in New York and turning heads everywhere she goes. Ally has done a few catwalk shows and editorials but has only recently decided to return to modeling. Remember her name, her face because this woman is certainly going to leave her mark in the fashion and entertainment industries. You heard it here first….. 😉
PHOTOGRAPHER: RODRIGUEZ ARNOLD JEAN
MAKE UP: AKIRA
WARDROBE AND HAIR STYLIST: CHIP
For me life has been unpredictable to say the least…… this past year has tested my strength and courage. I discovered many truths about myself as a person some good and some not so but i’m working on it. Self discovery is not always a smooth journey but i have learnt that i’m a survivor and to hold tight to your dreams. No matter what people say being a dreamer keeps you alive and being ‘real’ makes them happen. It’s never to late to live the life you desire….it’s only too late when you’ve given up on yourself. Surround yourself with like minded people who keep you lifted, negative people are toxic and will only bring you down. I always say to friends and family be the best you can be and believe in yourself, your own brilliance. Having recently turned 31 i am now more excited than ever for the next chapter in my life….. whatever may come my way i will always be a chameleon.
Soul Chameleon X
Spring is just around the corner i can literally smell it…. and it couldn’t come any sooner. The stores are already filled with color and gone are the sweaters and winter coats! From left to right i see color, thigh skimming dresses, skirts and did i mention color? The key to looking fabulous this spring is accessorizing your outfit with loud and bold earrings, neck pieces and bangles. Step into spring with a new attitude and embrace the exciting shapes and lines on the racks this season. Here are some looks from BCBGMAXAZRIA to inspire you and remember don’t just look good, look great and strut like you’ve never strut before ladies!!
Don’t wait for spring to roll around to let your hair loose and be flirty with floral. An emerging trend is pretty flower hair clips that are bound to give you a glow and make heads turn. Whether you choose a classic rose, orchid or a dahlia give your day or evening out fit that extra oomph by adorning a flower in your hair. Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders have long worn these and depending on which side you wear them determines your marital status.
Typically i never used to wear any accessories in my hair but as soon as i wear a flower it seems my whole personality changes and i smile a whole lot more. Its simple don’t over accessorize keep it simple and wear a classic dress or ensemble, add a flower clip and voila……simplistic glam! You’ll find celebrities like Gwen Stefani and Dita Von Teese rocking this look from time to time.
Whilst surfing the internet i found a great website www.latebloomerboutique.com which has a beautiful range of hair clips. Locally you can find some at Mandee’s or Forever 21 and many other great little boutiques in New York. I hope to see many of you looking pretty as a flower this spring 🙂
So what do two single girls do on Valentine’s Day….go see a chick flick!! The movie ‘He’s just not that into you’ did not disappoint and left me analysing all my past relationships and dating patterns. My dating experiences would have many of you in fits of laughter…..but i definitely learnt alot about men and the way they think. Knowing what i know still doesn’t stop me from making bad choices or lusting after the ‘wrong’ guy but that’s life a myriad of adventures. Many of us can relate to GG optimistic and somewhat naive when it comes to the opposite sex. But she represents the core essence of the average person looking to find happiness and we see a little or alot of ourselves in her. One thing i realised was that no matter the circumstance we always know deep down ‘whats up’!! The reality is most times we delude ourselves and forget to listen to what our head is telling us….he’s just not that into you. If you think about it if he’s not calling you he really doesn’t want to talk to you, he’s really not ‘busy’….he’s just too busy for you. Dating and the pursuit of love is never easy but remember we all find our way eventually. I once asked my guru why there is pain and his response was too suffer the heart to love more freely. As human beings we are all fallible and what makes us human is that we feel….
My friend snapped these four men a few days ago in downtown nyc…..my first thought Kid ‘n’ Play are back!!! Then reality set in and i was thinking oh my goodness what were they thinking….only in New York. Regardless whether i think these men are stuck in a time warp or redefining fashion on their own terms, i love their attitude and i embrace their unique style.