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  • My Favourite Gal

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4b3IEmvM3l0] So happy to hear that my fave artiste and crafter Leslie Hall has released a new video and a new album, just in time for the  summer!  Press play and let your living room dance improv spill forth... xoxo Amarina

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  • Happy Mother's Day!

    I am pretty lucky to have an "outside the box" mom.  In fact, I don't even call her "Mom" or "Mother" or even "Ma"; she's been "Lady" to me for as long as I can remember.  Even when I hang out with my friends they ask, "How's Lady?" instead of "How's your Mom?".  A writer, avid gardener and activist, Lady has been quite the  inspiration to me as I've grown up. Here we are at a Santana concert circa 1998.  I'm wearing my widest leg Modrobes with pride and doing a little people watching with Lady on the lawns of...

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  • Livingroom Dance Party

    Nothing says "Happy Friday!" like some bratty 90's music. Someone break out the mahogany lip stain please.

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  • Noo Tattoo!

    Went out and rewarded myself for getting straight A's with a little ink, courtesy of Pearl Harbor Gift Shop in Kensington. Please excuse the smeared eyeliner, demonic expression and rats nest hair.

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  • Girl Crush

    [youtube=http://youtu.be/BMkqbY0oGKQ] My favourite girls in my favourite place.

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  • It's always a good time for a fresh start

    I've been wanting to create a blog that celebrates beauty and fashion in a diversity of body sizes for a while now.  It never seemed like the right time - too busy, focusing on designing jewellery, going back to school, and so on.  There  are always excuses for laziness. It wasn't until I started school for fashion design and was immersed in the busiest schedule that I've ever experienced that I realized I have enough time to do everything - if I want to. So here I am in a cozy sweater, hand blocking the sun, figuring out what's next....

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