Why do we examine things for long periods of time, take many moments looking, feeling, thinking about something, and then casually throw the thing aside and forget about it forever? Something that occupies so much of our thought for one moment can really become so irrelevant in grand scheme of things...interesting.
I can't believe that Christmas day has already come and passed. I hope everyone's Christmas was amazing, and happy Holidays to all who don't celebrate Christmas! I received many amazing gifts, but my favorite would have to be my new Nikon D5000 DSLR camera. <3
I've taken a few pictures with it already, and the quality and sharpness is amazing. I can't wait to learn more! A photography class at NYU is definitely something I want to take so that I can learn more.
I also received clothes, an amazinggg owl pin, some earrings, and other great gifts. Then my entire family came over for dinner and good times. Overall, I'd say this Christmas was a success. And yours?
Yesterday I decided to do some exploring of the city. I stopped by a few thrift stores on 23rd st: Salvation Army, City Opera Thrift, and one other I don't quite know the name of. All had great things, but they usually ended up being way way too big, even for a lover of over-sized clothes. Then I ventured into this adorable vintage shop on 3rd avenue right off of 23rd st and found two amazing sweaters for a mere $22 total. They are both straight out of the 80s, so I'm not sure I'd totally say they fall under the vintage umbrella, but they are the warmest things ever which is perfect for the unbearably frigid weather NYC has been having.
Just one of the sweaters I got. It's sooo warm and cozy. Love love love. I also stopped by the holiday market in Union Square and got things for my family. All the crafters were so unique and awesome, but I had to leave earlier then I would have liked because my toes would have gotten frost bite if I stayed. Well that's it for now. Ciao!
So today in my lovely class that is Modern and Contemporary Art we watched a video called A Family Finds Entertainment by Philadelphia based artist Ryan Trecartin. This is the weirdest, tripiest, most awesome shit I've ever seen in my life, and I mean that in the best way possible. I'm a fan. Watch and be either freaked out, awestruck, or both simultaneously. (this is only part 1, go to Ryan Trecartin's youtube page,www.youtube.com/user/WianTreetin, for the rest)
Michelle Obama loves Jason Wu, and I do too. Cheesy rhymes aside, the designer perhaps most notable for his wonderful designs for the current first lady is back with his Pre-fall 2010 collection, and it really is quite flawless. The dark colors, perfect draping, and flattering shapes make this collection something every girl will want to own. I'm in love.
As Christmas approaches, of course I am forced to muse about what would be on the top of my wish list if I could have anything my heart desired. This year: Chanel's classic wallet on a chain purse. (photo from chanel.com)