6.6.11

it's that ancient love that you won't outgrow

It’s that time of year. Yes, THAT time. “Oh, what time is that?” you ask, your eyes blinking with wide-eyed feigned interest (thank you, I appreciate your falsity.) “Oh,” I respond, a huge smile plastered on my face. “Just the start of EXAMINATIONS!” I say this with a toothy grin and an extra dose of enthusiasm, much like an annoying flight attendant. On a sugar high. Exuding false cheeriness. (This acts as a juxtaposition to the reality of the situation. It also shows that I’m sarcastic, and therefore able to make light of situation/ basically hilarious.)

Sorry if updates are on the low-go. Blame the boring books. (Check out THAT alliteration? Eh, ehhh. I hear the gents line up for that kind of literary eloquence.)

In the meantime, enjoy being blinded by this even-more-obnoxious-than-usual outfit. It was fun!

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Um, are these gloves not the greatest or ARE THEY NOT THE GREATEST? I was wearing my plain-jane black leathah gloves, when my mom came home all, “Here you go.” I obviously started doing the chicken dance on the kitchen counter out of passionate enthusiasm. Just kidding. I obviously didn’t do that...
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But, yes. I love the vibes of the gloves. It’s like, “Yes, I am part of the CIA and here are my serious leather gloves to divert your knowledge of my criminal undertakings but OH WAIT. I’m still really fun because there are colourful circles sprinkled about. KAPOW, I’m a superstar.” I seem to think that a bullet-shooting water gun would compliment this concept quite nicely.
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I don’t usually wear pendants, but I borrowed this from the Sibling. I’m really liking the dot motif. It reminds me of my prom dress. *oooh, everyone gasps at the mention of prom, secretly inquiring, will she say more? WILL SHE SAY MORE? There’s a hushed whisper. But, at last, Lexy is far too mysterious and remains silence, thus leaving a trail of intrigue behind her...*
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Today was the last day of high school classes. EVER. It was weird. Like, WHAT THE HECK?? I’m actually... DONE HIGH SCHOOL CLASSSES?! FOREVER? WHATTTTT?! Picture me freaking out, by myself, in the bathroom. Yup, that happened. I feel like I’m pregnant. Emphasis on “feel like.” Note to all those damn tabloids dissecting my blog - I AM NOT (leave me alone! I just want to be human!). I just FEEL pregnant. In that, you know, I have a whole rollercoaster of emotions. On one hand, I’m overjoyed, shouting “I’m donnnnne!” down the hallways (yup, that happened.) But I’m also freaking out. Like, seriously. One week, right now... I will be DONE my exams. Done high school. Ahhhh.

Oh gosh. I know that it’s only “upwards and onwards” from here but, still. WTFWHYCANTIJUSTBEAUNNICORN.
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(Blazer - Thrifted/ Value Village $4, Dress- Thrifted $5, Skirt - Homemade, Hat - Nepal, Shoes - Vintage, Pendant - Sibling, Gloves - Gifted)

Wish me gumballs of good luck on my examinations that mean nothing to me or my future. (But, I’m a total nerd and I’ll be a little blue if my mark descends.) I’m currently in complete denial of exams. Like, I have a World History and English exam tomorrow? Pfft. Today, we had a review class in Advanced Functions. I knew nothing. I’m not even stressed. At this point, exams are some annual senior practical joke that aren’t actually happening. Yup, it’s a problem.

Going off to force myself to study things I don’t care about. Later.

Dreams make me happy. Exams do not. Therefore, make me happy:
What would be your dream job/ future?

45 comments:

LyddieGal said...

Oh, I'm sending piles of gumballs your way!

And my god, a mcdonals themed character skirt??? how does that even exist?!

Chic on the Cheap

jamee dyches. said...

Your outfits inspire me to let our my inner self who believes more is more. I love it. And my dream job/future would absolutely be living in Manhattan and (eventually) working as editor-in-chief of a fashion/style/culture magazine that I really love and believe in. But the journey of getting to the editor-in-chief spot is what I'm truly excited for.

jamee dyches. said...

And when I say our, I mean out. :)

ronan said...

wow this is amazing! you have such a colourful style ah i just love it so much! this outfit is amazing :D ronan x

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Anna said...

I LOVE THOSE GLOVES! :) Great outfits!

My dream job, no doubt, is living in London and working for the indie music magazine NME or working for BBC news. As long as I get to be a journalist :)

Ali said...

your skirt has MCDONALDS on it! that's amazing.
uhhm I'm a 'grown up' now so I should probably be in my dream job or something. but it would be running an online fashion business and having lots of time to spend with family and friends. and be able to live in lots of different places.

laura said...

Is that a McDonalds skirt? WOW! Unbelievably ahhhmayzing!
♥ laura
the blog of worldly delights

April said...

you never cease to amaze me

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Dear Girl Wallflower said...

this is your fashion statement, you pop up among the woods, i love the forest-ish place...!also heart your skirt, and your gloves I assure are the greatest! My dream job? haha (Editor-In-Chief--shhh)good luck on the exams!

Shelby said...

where are you? it looks like a tropical garden.

Gracie said...

ahhh how colourful! and the hat!

SunnyToast said...

I used to have a dream job but I guess for now it died:( so sad coz I have to face the reality and the responsibilities that i have right now but no matter what i still see life is good:)

Love you bold outfit...the impression of more and more in a right mix! you got it all!

Stevia said...

Good luck!! May all the unicorns be with you troughout all o your exams!

I'm a nerd as well! When I got less than B I went all 'what the??'
but I turned out okay so I guess no harm done!

I seriously want to steal your orange hat

<3
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Kalyana Dewi said...

I really love your blog lexy (Oops, did I just say it,again?)
Your blog tells a story, the great one.
Hope you have a nice day, forget about the sucks thing happened, and be happy with mix n' match-ing clothes. would be fun <3

xoxo,
lapetitechateau.blogspot.com

Ria said...

Good luck with your exams. I can't believe you made that hat, that's pretty bitchin. Congrats on finishing high school.

Nieke said...

How could that amazing blazer only cost 4 bugs! I'm totally jealous! It looks amazing. Once again AMAZING look, I love how you always looks so happy. Wish more people dressed like you, it would make my day!

FarBeyondBelieving

Britty said...

i miss you and your blog! i'm sorrry havent been on your blog =[ but i'm on now anywho i like your gloves they you they speak you lexi gloves like bigletter i love they hat and your outfit oh the skirt and jacket man i'm taking it haha

good luck on your exams

Hello Naka said...

good luck!!!! and i love your gloves :3 my dream job would be something with sleeping and eating XD

FashionJazz said...

Ur colourful outfits always brighten up my day babe! Happy Tuesday Mwah xx

Hanna said...

lovee your outfit! that had is so fab on you!!!

Jacqueline said...

you are fabulous, my dear! i adore the skirt! brings back memories of going to mcdonalds as a kid for breakfast on saturday mornings and playing in those "ball pits" that smell like stinky kids' feet, haha. Xx

Lalli Carvalho said...

lovely hat, my dear!
XOXO

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TTiKStudios said...

<3 <3 <3 love the last photo, and the GLOVES OMG. your so cool, lexy. im so jealous.

theTrendyDwarf said...

I love love LOVE your leather gloves! I also love the playful style you have in this post! Your hat is absolutely amazing. I feel like I haven't talked to you in a while. Sorry I haven't commented in a long time.
Check out my trendy blog!
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Anisa said...

YAY YOU'RE NO LONGER A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT! Surreal huh? It still hasn't really hit me that I'm a college student, weird! What are your plans for after high school?

My dream job...hmm toughie! I mean I love helping people, that's why I chose to study psychology in college! I can easily see myself being a therapist/psychologist. At the same time, I love fashion, always have always will and that's why I'm also studying media studies. I WANT IT ALL, is that asking for so much? teehee, I hope I figure it out soon, but for now I'm pursuing everything!

Looking cute as always lexi, you always make my day with your posts!

xxAnisa

olivias-pizzaz said...

You are amazing! I love the vibrant colours, I'm sure you always brighten someones day!! hmmm dream job working as an editorial stylist!!
olivias-pizzazz.blogspot.com
xx

Theonlyfashionprincess said...

Cute outfit! Loooove the gloves x

sacramento said...

For somebody who adores colour as much as me, you are just IT.
Besos.
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FROM THE "REZ" TO THE "CITY" said...

Girl where on earth did you find a Mickey D's skirt? That is super cute!! Those gloves are the bomb.com!! Thank you for your sweet comment. Most def a new follower! Kiah

20thCgirl said...

Congrats on finishing High School and good luck for your exams! (Exams suck. They should be abolished - we should just get a massive certificate with a smiley face when we leave High School / University)

I love your gloves/ hat - seriously you made it?! You have mad skillz.

Ideal job - working as a top restaurant critic/film critic. Or editor of some cool magazine I love. Ah dreams...

Thanks for your comment!

Bonnie said...

That kind of alliteration makes me hot. (Hello, English nerd!) Bahahahaha. You're such a dude magnet.

Dream job: Professional blogger so I could talk to awesome people like you all day long and get paid for it.

I am SOSOSOSOSOSOSO in love with those friggin' gloves. Seriously. I would totes steal them from your closet if I could. Because that's what friends do.

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Twitter: @GlamKitten88

Laura said...

Good luck your your exams!!!!! I LOVE your use of color it's inspiring, it's fun, it's awesome!!!!
My dream job is to work for my self in the fashion world styling and designing!

Laura said...

p.s. Thank you for your super sweet comment you made my day =)

Shoe said...

I cannot get over how well you mix prints and colour. Also, I'm in love with your gloves and necklace. Can I rob you?

Dominique B. said...

wow! i love all the colors in this outfit! so fun and chic!!! and i'm just wondering, where do you take your photos? is that a forest? haha it makes all your photos look so amazing! I wish there were that much trees where i live! hehe

Eli said...

a McDonalds skirt?!?! you just blew my mind away!!

Be said...

Is that your backyard?! If it is I'm seriously jealous because it's *awesome*.
I love your gloves and your little anecdote (sorry, just had English). I also admire your cheeriness, even when you're explaning your bathroom happiness (I'm spelling "happiness" wrong aren't I? One "P" or two? This is going to annoy me).
Anywho, to answer the question: I want to become and author and move to a coastal town to live all by myself, get a huge shaggy dog and call it Padfoot and then I want to get a part-time job working at EA Games, and perhaps I'll join a chess club. Yes. I know, I'm a nerd. But I LOVE it :D

Lyosha said...

you are so charming! Love this post madly! you are the best! love everything about this look!

Lyosha
Inside and Outside Blog

Chelsea Lane said...

those gloves are iiincredible! and your whole pregnancy paragraph cracked me up. congrats on being done with school!

xoxo

Savannah Burton said...

this outfit is beautiful! lovelove! And THOSE GLOVES! AHHHH!! You're pregnant!? Ohhh?! Why you no tell sooner Lexy? Don't feel bad. I never study for exams and I do well year after year. Granted I am in the 8th grade :)

Lauren&Pierre said...

my dream job is to design- i want to make that happen!!


please check out my blog i followed you as well :)
http://laurenandpierre.blogspot.com

Angelica Ng said...

Ew, exams. Yes, I've got one important one coming up that I will study for....sometime. Haha! No, I will get on it. I feel the exact same about high school. I'm so excited its done, but it's starting to dawn on me that I'M DONE. All my friends...will never see them again. My school...will never walk through the hallways again. Wow, now it's kind of depressing. I must say, this outfit is somewhat a bit crazier than the usual, but it's totally awesome! Mixing print at its best.

http://red-soledfashionista.blogspot.com/

Llara is the Little Scribbler said...

Uh, clearly they are the best. Your blog's hilarious. I imagine you must talk a million miles an hour ALL the time!

Gumballs...

Virginie's Cinema said...

I love your energy and your colourful ensembles!

Isabel Spectre said...

I hope you did well on your exams :)
You have great style! I love all the patterns and colors mixing around in your outfit! awesome!!