uniform no. 11: funky fresh

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h&m kimono(similar) | brandy melville dress | gap shirt | shellys london sandals(similar)

Attempting to wear all of my dresses and skirts before the temperature drops to pants-only weather. Who am I kidding… girls in Canada still wear skirts in -20°C weather. #wearewinter. The Brandy Melville Bethan dress is a perfect LBD to wear during the daytime or nighttime or anytime. Sometimes LBD’s can look too formal for the daytime so I decided wear 200 layers over it. JK just tied a plaid shirt around my waist (the usual).

This white lace kimono is everything. The end.

uniform no. 10 : ba(e)sic

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 gap plaid shirt(similar) | gap t-shirt | fragile jeans(similar) | senso sliders | aldo body chain(similar)

While scouring the library for an adequate study space (note: one with an outlet) the other day, I got a nostalgic vibe from walking down the aisles and aisles of books. It reminded me of the cult high school tv show, Freaks and Geeks. I binge watched the first season of it on Netflix a couple of months ago… how else does one watch tv shows on Netflix? Then realized that the show was cancelled after one season. *Crying emoji*. It is actually the perfect mix of funny/serious and so relatable to anyone who is trying to figure out school/life/themselves.

In other news, I finally found the perfect basic white tee from the Gap. The requirements of a perfect white tee include thin(but not see-through) fabric and fabric that drapes nicely, but mainly I just want a loose fit tee that doesn’t look like a tunic dress on me. #shortpplprobz. I also snagged this plaid button-up shirt while at the Gap since it looks like something someone’s dad would wear in the 80s. (jk sorta)

If you have any 80s/90s/00s tv recommendations, let me know because I’m still depressed over Freaks and Geeks ending.

uniform no. 5: teen angst

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h&m leather jacket(similar) | forever21 dress(similar) | h&m top(similar) | topshop platforms(similar)

Teen angst… or young adult angst? I didn’t intend on looking so angry/worried/emo but I guess that’s what happens when you wear plaid, mesh, and leather. I’ve had this plaid chiffon dress for a couple of years but I didn’t wear it until I hacked off the bottom two ruffles because short people problems. Now it’s a cool midi length dress that can be worn with platform sneakers, heels, or flats. 

This weekend I attended Hot Docs, an annual international documentary film festival that takes place in Toronto. I enjoy the occasional documentary on Documentary Heaven or the Passionate Eye but I was blown away by the ones I saw at the festival this year. If you are interested, I saw The Overnighters, Return to Homs, Lady Valour, and Rich Hill. It was quite eye-opening to see people living in situations that were different from my own but I could still relate to the struggles and joys they felt on their journey (aka I shed many tears during all of them). For the summer, I have my eye on a new release at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, Web Junkie, which is about the internet addiction as a clinical disorder in China.

Apologies on the blog neglect that’s been happening the past couple of weeks, I went back home for a while and I didn’t find an appropriate setting for my blog photos so I didn’t end up blogging. Hope you are all well   🙂 x