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Shakedown 1979, cool kids never have the time
On a live wire right up off the street
You and I should meet
[1979 by the Smashing Pumpkins]

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Ok, so… at first glance I thought, cool another girl rocking a cute sailors outfit. Then I saw her shaved hair and then the ear stretchers>> and I knew that I just had to take a photo.  Her style, I think is a tamed version of Harajuku street fashion>> and I applaud her for daring to be different.

Re-Blog Fridays!- Fashion & Style

The team from Fashion & Style are dedicated bloggers that give me insight on things that I would not have even known. I ❤ and thank them for their work.

Fashion & Style Guru

The breakout model Amira Ahmed is more than just a beautiful face framed by a short, edgy haircut. For the half-Somali, half-Filipino, who surfs the West Coast —  “I love waiting for that special wave” — and hits the Tignes in the French Alps to snowboard between fashion seasons (“simply a must!”), modeling is as much about traveling and maintaining the routine-less lifestyle she knows so well as it is a job.

Born in Stockholm, the 22-year-old grew up on her stepfather’s boat, where, she says “the sea became my playground.” Upon coming ashore, she attended boarding school in Prague, then college in London where she studied international relations.

“It’s natural that I would find work that I could do everywhere,” she says. Now based in Brooklyn, Ms. Ahmed most recently landed campaigns for Gap, AllSaints and L’Oreal.

by Errol Murray at Fashion reporters

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Here Comes the Sun!!!

I have received The Sunshine Award from the beautiful and completely fashionably chic Laura from  As Time Goes Buy>>>.  I am the new kid on the block, so to speak and this wonderful lady has taken me under her wing and has been so supportive.  Thank you so much Laura for everything!! xoxoxo

Sunshine Award rules:

  • Include the award’s logo in a post on your blog
  • Answer 1o questions about yourself
  • nominate 10 other bloggers
  • Link your nominees to the post and comment on their blogs, letting them know they have been nominated
  • Share the love and link the person who nominated you

Questions and Answers:

  1. My favourite colour: to look at -yellow, to wear -black
  2. My favourite animal: hawks, or any bird for that matter
  3. My favourite number: 2 its a humble number
  4. My favourite drink: mango juice
  5. Facebook or Twitter: Facebook- so addicted
  6. My passion: photography and shopping
  7. Prefer giving or getting presents: anyone who knows me will gladly tell you that I love both!
  8. My favourite pattern: i know this isn’t fashion related but I love the patterns found on a leaf,  strange i know lol.  Try it, take a leaf and hold it up in the light and you will see this pattern, just lovely.
  9. My favourite day of the week: Saturday, it’s my fun day!
  10. My favourite flower:red velvet roses, just classic and smells beautiful

And for those who have inspired and brought sunshine to my days…

  1. Catherine from http://cheerstowellbeing.com/.  the little angel on my shoulder providing me with great tips on how to live well
  2. for a little vintage in Paris I visit http://peopleplacesandbling.com/about/
  3. for some street chic http://yasmincruz.me/about-me-contact-me/
  4. and a little more… http://racheljenkins.net/
  5. for updates on what is hot I go here http://barexbones.wordpress.com/
  6. for something sweet I frequently visit here http://clothesbym.wordpress.com/
  7. for inspiration and girl power I read http://ladyromp.com/
  8. and for the best street photography I go here http://portraitcafeblog.wordpress.com/
  9. for breathtaking images this is the guy I turn to http://earlrichardson.com/
  10. and for my favorite blog of all time because it rocks! I go here http://wearinsf.wordpress.com/about/

and there you have it folks. just my way of spreading the love and turning up the sunshine!  i suggest you do it to 🙂

xoxox

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