• fashion,  femininity,  inner world,  jesus,  self-awareness,  Uncategorized

    Afraid of Pink

    For a long time I didn’t wear pink, red or any other color that seemed distinctly feminine. Pink seemed too girly. I didn’t want to be lumped in with Barbie or women that liked devotional books with flowers and hearts on them or sappy love songs that made women cry. Red seemed too tempting. What color is the devil always portrayed as? Red. What color do temptresses wear? According to Nathaniel Hawthorne in sophomore year english class, she wears a scarlet ‘A’. Red is supposed to signify desire, love, passion. If I wore red myself was I making a target out of my body which people already noticed? How was…

  • fashion,  sheer vanity

    before & after from the chop shop

    before…….long bland blond hairstyle So……inspired by this lady….. I decided to get chopped! I found a sweet little salon in Downers Grove called Salon Ruelle. I knew they’d be able to hook me up when I saw their graffittied walls & read the great reviews online.  I’ve done this a few times in my life- when I was on study abroad in college my friends & I went to Paris for my 21st birthday. I decided that Paris would be a lovely place to get my shoulder length hair cut into a stylish short cut.  I didn’t speak french, the guy barely spoke English & so I just kept motioning…