Monday, March 14, 2011

act (&dress) your age, not your shoe size

Has anyone wondered what exactly being your age entails? I certainly don't do what my peers usually spend their time doing, and there are those times where I feel like I don't exactly relate to to others.
Case and point:
 That adorable green thing is Amir, my cuddly alien buddy.
We have fun times watching Nickelodeon and watching Collegehumor together.
Yeah, I definitely watch Spongebob Squarepants (to the disgust of my friends and parents), play Maplestory, order sprinkles on my ice cream because it's pretty, have bouts of hyperactivity, eat candy incessantly, and have an unhealthy obsession with rainbows AND unicorns. Sometimes I worry... Oh and I'm seventeen.

But I can only hope that my love of rainbow sprinkles and stuffed animals sticks with me until I'm very old, because life is no fun without the irrationality. But then again, there are some people who can't seem to accept their age. You know who I'm talking about- the 40-somethings who strut about in their Juicy flippy floppies, leapoard print minis or Hollister baby tees. Or worse:
Lady at our Wal Mart, pic stealthily taken by my creeper bestie Hil.
Age gracefully. Style evolves as one gets older, sure, but it's usually still pertinent to the individual at any age. Examples after the jump!

There's a few older women that I admire so much because of their self-respect and self-assured sexiness. They don't rely on nude, skintight clothing to look good, and they always look so put together no matter how many years pass. It's such a breath of fresh air compared to all of the overtanned overmade faces that we're forced to look at on TV!
Diane Keaton (The indie, quirky girl):

Julie Andrews: (The wholesome girl next door)

And of course Audrey Hepburn (The sleek, chic girl):

I know I missed a lot of other phenomenal role models, so let me know who you look up to and why! I love reading them.


  1. I really enjoyed reading this! Great blog

  2. I couldn't agree more. Lykke Li is a beautiful lady. I will always be a child at heart since I love so many things. I could never stop loving characters like Miffy, Power Rangers, and all the 90's shows on Nickolodean!

  3. Haha, Walmart lady is delightful. Don't dress 'maturely' at 17 though, far too boring!


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