For the love of the Belt Bag

 

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The belt bag is the more updated version of the fanny pack which all of us 80’s babies have bad memories of. When you make a belt bag leather with an adjustable belt and include brushed gunmetal hardware you come across the perfect mix of edgy and convenient. I always need my hands free and I wear this belt bag all the time. The belt can add shape to any loose fitted top as it did with this outfit. If you are following my Snapchat and Insta stories, I’m sure you can attest to the fact that I snapped this bag every single day for a week.

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I took a huge break from putting up new posts and I explained why in my last post. You can read it here. Xoxo

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Outfit of the day details:

Belt Bag: Michael Kors and it is on sale right now

Pleather zipper biker pants: Zara (last season) but you can find similar here

Silk top: Aritzia

Leather boots: Via Spiga from a few seasons ago

Star stamp tattoo: Milk. Also worn here.

Black lipstick: Limecrime

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These pics were taken by Nafida. Thanks babe. Such a pleasure working with you!

 

For the love of the Oversized Sweatshirt

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It has been over a year since my last post. In this last year, I have debated many times to get rid of my blog completely because I have been very inactive in my blog posts. I never got around to cancelling it because I simply could not. As it may provide you with inspiration, it provides me with some level of stability.

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Where have I been this past year? This past year has been one of my most felt years in as long as I can remember. I can easily say this has been one of my best years of life but it is directly following one of my worst years of life. I was at a very low point in my life and I finally took that first step and got help. I gave myself a huge break from things that took away from me focusing on myself and that’s when this blog took a back seat. I didn’t want to feel forced or pressured to make a post when I knew I wasn’t in a good place. Even still, I was busy organizing and participating in other projects that I felt were deserving of my time.

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Typing up this post is a lot harder than I thought; it is quite difficult to make public something that has been left private. But in healing, I believe this needs to be done. Also, I am sharing this because I want to encourage you to get help and support if you are going through a tough time. There is light at the end of the tunnel. How you work on fixing yourself and the situation that is troubling you will bring you to the light more quickly than if you remained stagnant.

img_0491I wish I could better explain why I have been MIA but I can’t. What I can say is that I spent a lot of time trying to figure everything out and after a long time I had this very sudden urge to make a blog post. This life is too short for you to not do what you love. Make sure you do whatever it is that you desire and do it with a passion. Even with all the upsets that came this year, it is still one of the most important years in my personal growth. Initially, I wasn’t going to mention any of this, but that would be me being dishonest to myself and in addition, being unfair to all of you.

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Going forward, my new posts are going to focus more on what I wear every day. Previously, I felt like I would get dressed up for a photoshoot and then feel uncomfortable the rest of the day. Now my posts will be well repeated outfits- tried and true. I also gave the blog a simple update which makes it easier to maneuver. I already have another post set up to follow this one. It should be up next week but because of the Holiday it may be the following week.

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Outfit of the Day details:

Oversized sweatshirt: Zara. The white poplin shirt under is attached. It is easy to fold the white layer under the sweatshirt if you want to hide it.

Black Jeans: Zara

Trainers: Chanel

Tattoo Star Stamp: Milk. If you follow me on snapchat, I’m sure you have seen these star stamps plenty because I basically live in them. Ha

img_0480These pics were taken by Nafida: @Neffertiti81

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With love, Xoxo.