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August 3rd, 2010 by Selise

The first time anyone called me “Blue” was my music teacher in grade 5. I was so confused. I remember thinking “my eyes aren’t blue, they’re brown…” He then explained that he called me blue because I had red hair which didn’t make any more sense to me so I stared at him blankly. What a ridiculous nickname. You don’t call someone “Whitey” if they have black hair. It’s silly. Makes about as much sense as “Carrot Top”. Having red hair, you get used to people calling you names. Sometimes flattering, sometimes not. At school it was mostly not.

I’m not trying to start a pity party. I like my hair. And I don’t give a damn what other people say. I just think it’s a silly name is all.

Moving on, I played with the blue elements in this dress again today. Though you wouldn’t know to look at it, this top is navy and white. Perfect with these tights (also navy) I thought. And the scarf, well, I like it. I haven’t worn one this way in a while. The whole keffiyeh overkill thing soured it for me. I like to think that it’s a little more cowboy/bank robber/pirate anyhow. 

I really do like this dress but I don’t know that the pockets are doing me any favours. Don’t get me wrong, I like a good pocket as much as the next girl but when they move from pocket to paunch it’s not so wonderful.

Scarf: Rubi
Dress: Diva
Shirt: Myer
Belt: Myer
Tights: Target
Boots: Myer
Wallet: shopplasticland.com
Phone: 3

6 Responses

  1. Ruta, Look Ugly in a Photograph says:

    Florals and stripes seem to go so well together. Such a pretty outfit. You look very pretty.

    I love your hair colour. It's such a nice tone of red, not even red, more auburn.

    Ps. Cute necklace in your last post.

  2. Kimberellie says:

    This outfit is super cool. I adore all the patterns. And your hair is BEAUTIFUL! I adore red hair. I love my hair too. But if I could have chosen I would have chosen red, and curly. So yes, yours.

  3. menina elegante says:

    that dress is adorable!
    and thats an amazing way to wear several patterns at the same time! its not too busy, and the tights definately help the whole look from going super crazy!!
    and i havve (slightly) red hair too, so i understand exactly where you are coming from!!


  4. augustalolita says:

    great outfit!! i love how you mixed all the different prints!! you did an amazing job!!!

  5. Kyla says:

    this is fucking brilliant. period.

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