Spring Fling in Full Swing

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Officially 25 hours since the end of my last paper and I’m finally able to settle down and relax. Ended my politics paper at 9pm and I’ve been non-stop packing and unpacking. Woke up nice and early at 0700 to move my whole life out of my beautiful, new and convenient dorm room up the treacherous hill to a smoke-y smelling and dingy temporary dorm room. Thankfully it’s only home for five days before I move to Vancouver for summer school (and hopefully forever)!

With 24 x 5 hours to kill, I can officially watch Friends, Game of Thrones, Mad Men and Suits while reading my books and magazines, Tumblr-ing and trawling through online retail outlets ^¬^.  I’ve also spent countless hours fussing over my hair because its a nice length, the colour is coming out nicely and I haven’t been doing anything different with it BUT IT IS SO SOFT I KEEP TOUCHING IT. I can’t describe it in words but I’ve never been happier with my hair. [self-praise]

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I’m sorry, my brain’s not in. Please come back later.

37eb867cdefe1df3ce5ad7f11ffc0462   Just yesterday, my brain decided it couldn’t deal with any more nuggets of information about classical liberalism and whatnot so it decided to crash on me. Just as well, headed for a trip downtown with the girls to have a good ol’ western style dinner by the Okanagan Lake.  We were lucky enough to grab a window seat, where we could see the sun setting over the Okanagan Lake. Lady Luck was showering me with love yesterday. My hidden double eyelid finally decided to come out from hiding and show itself in all its splendour. That, coupled with the fact that I haven’t had the chance to dabble with makeup led me to experiment with eye makeup. If you didn’t already know, I am one of the biggest anti-fans of eye makeup. I love how it looks on other people but I have a bad tendency to rub my eyes/sweat it off/simply too lazy. Nevertheless, I attempted a look so subtle no one would be able to tell even if i rubbed some of it off. IMG_2384

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Embellishing Normcore

"normcore" announced as one of 2014's most googled words



Normcore. The word that lingered on the lips of fashionistas in 2014 and brought fashion down to its most basic denomination. I think fashion people worldwide have long established that normcore really did have its roots in college campuses worldwide. That standard formula of a neutral coloured sweatshirt, paired with loose fit jeans and sneakers (preferably Stan Smiths), topped off with a comfy jacket rings true to college students worldwide. And yet, on campus, I personally see very few female students wearing this “uniform”. Nowadays, I see skinny jeans, checked shirts and generally tight fitting tops with brown boots. Even worse, some students have that sweatshirt look nailed to a T, but choose to pair it with only black leggings. Black leggings. That do not cover their butts. Girls, well-endowed as you may be, there is no need for you to show off your goods (both front and back) to the world. Really. Save that for the gym.

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Sartorial Musings of a Tired-Out Freshman

Just some of my outfits this past week. Not the most creative one of the pack; as you can tell. My wardrobe is mainly black, white and grey and I LOVE IT. I bought my first two-piece but wasn’t daring enough to wear it alone, so I chickened out and bought a ginormous XL-sized rash guard to wear over. My mid-section has been bleached by winter and it’s not ready for public exhibition yet.

Another milestone in my sartorial journey: I wore leggings and slippers in public. A moment of silence for my lost reputation; in my defense, they were compression sports leggings and I took extra care not to show off anything unsightly. I also paired it with a butt covering sweater to minimise malfunctions. As for the slippers, well, I really have no good excuse for that. I just got tired and gave myself a sloppy excuse to wear it down to the cafeteria to buy lunch back. I vow to never (read: sometimes) wear it in public.

The spring sun these days has brought out the Asian in me. In my last minute attempt to prevent tanning, I’ve been slathering on extra layers of my trusty dermatologist-approved sunblock and worn my snapback out to prevent those killer sun rays from hitting my freckles. Freckles may be in right now but I’m not exactly eager to get age spots when I get old, no thank you very much. One downside though, the snapback gives me hat hair. Not desirable at all.

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