check me out: california girl

check me out: california girl

so yes! i made it to California. it wasn’t easy, especially the goodbyes (i miss you bad, Vancouver!) but i’m here and i think my head’s on straight anyway. well, mostly straight.

i haven’t had time to do any shopping for a while (even though my canadian dollars are almost on par with american now!), but i did go to an awesome folk show on saturday. it was the lovely and talented Mariee Sioux, and along with an amazing bell-like voice and agile pixie hands, she had beautiful cream and turquoise organic cotton t-shirts on sale. Eve and i both bought one.

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sorry about the pigeon-toes, i think my feet just automatically do that. it’s a side effect of hours spent perusing wardrobe remix.
Mariee Sioux american apparel tee: $15
grey Target jeans: $16
red H&M oxford canvas shoes: $20
chiffon graphic print scarf: $2
and i cannot believe i spent this much on a…
pleather Le Chateau bomber:$80,
especially when i now have a pretty rad actual leather jacket collection. resistance was futile.
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Oh and Congratulations to Rita H, who won the first Painfully Hip giveaway ever, that gorgeous silver bracelet from the generous sisters at Lady Language! you lucky little… yaaaay Rita!

4 comments to check me out: california girl

  • glad you made it safe, looks like you’re settling in! oh california, i wish i were with you and not the ridiculous east coast!

  • dude, i so know what you mean about the pigeon-toe thing and wardrobe remix. it’s to the point where i never even like the pictures i submit unless i’m standing all awkward-like. what is it about that that looks so right? just power of suggestion? or do we all secretly want to be awesome japanese girls?

  • Great outfit. I find it so hard to be fashionable in jeans. You pull it off.

  • karinova

    Just like in the States, the pigeon-toe epidemic in Japan is an _affectation_. Almost no adult’s feet “automatically” do that. (Which is also why you almost never see guys standing like this, and rarely see anyone actually walking like this.) And _that’s_ why most people find it so unattractive: it’s _fake_.
    Poseur-ish, even. (Sorry.)

    Also, it’s driving doctors crazy: do this long enough and you really _will_ have painful hips!
    Like, forever.
    Just sayin’.

    Cute outfit, though! I love those shades.

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