However, as my shelves gradually filled up with splashes of olive, burgundy and blue, I began to feel… Wrong, somehow. Expelled are the colorful closet invaders that had accumulated during my ill-advised experiment and the shelves are filled with shades of coal once again. My wardrobe in my early teens started out as a base of black complimented by bright colors. Makes her sad: The day he demands emancipation and then the subsequent reparations. H2O Hole Alkaline Trio Rilo Kiley Elvis Costello Fav Films: The Science of Sleep Eternal Sunshine Trainspotting Say Anything. I gave in too, and only occasionally let purple join in and play.
Adding bits here and there, and even incorporating blue jeans. But I never felt right either. Although i may put some silver in it, its the happiest colour combo ive had. In college I got into gender bending, having discovered Tilda Swinton, Victor Victoria, and a kind of androgynous para-militant aesthetic. They rarely are worn these days. I have some very similar ones that I got ages ago.
I can understand what you mean about it feeling like a costume. Then I went full-on Victoriana with it and was constantly in mourning gear. I used to wear heels everywhere and everyday but not only were something of them bloody painful they made me look less sexy because they were not easy to walk in. Both my ultra conservative dressing parents wear those colours to death and it is my intent and purpose to never become as boring as them. It felt better and I like the little splash of color here and there.
And your boots are to die for!! Not Into: Bullys, liars, drama, sadness Fav Bands: Manic Street Preachers Bouncing Souls Jawbreaker Belle and Sebastian Against Me! Or you know, a subtle bit of colour that matches my eye shadow. I gave in some years ago and started adding a lot of reds and grays and a pinch of green. Are they comfortable enough for daily wear? I think I need it. As a babybat I was more into colour alongside black, your usual purples and reds and blues. I hope you did understand what I was trying to say. In terms of shoes, I have a weakness for boots in general.
I learned to take in my clothes. Even though I only wear shades of black, the influence of my clothing varies from grungy punk to sophisticated goth. There was a time a few years ago when I, after wearing black almost exclusively since my teenage days, decided to open my heart and my wardrobe to color. . Wear what you like, but I like it better the closer your soles are to the ground.
Burgundy sometimes, depending on my mood. I puffed up my hair on both sides of my head, wore big skirts and layered tank tops, invested in sock dreams and wore a kickass pair of boots every day. I want to look like a storm sky- white and silver of clouds, and the indigo of a night sky beyond them. I have always gravitated back to those colors. Over the years the colors were gradually weeded out and replaced with dark shades of grey to what it is now. I have a pair of buffalo platform shoes that turn my usual locomotive piled high teacup gate into the frankenstein stomp and I hate it.
I just need to use caution with certain materials since, as I mentioned, I am petite and I try my best not to look like a drowned hobo. These days I most often wear two sets of boots: one, a plain knee high black riding boot worn with military coats and visored hats, and two, a knee high pointy black boot with silver medalions on the ankles, perfect for slipping over skinny black jeans and wearing with cable knit sweaters and scarves. I was a jeans and tshirt sorta girl, but as im settling in my early twenties im choosing clothes that are still black, but experiment with layering and different fabrics. However, being vertically challenged cough I have embraced platform shoes and heels of numerous styles. I spend a whole lot of time world building and putting together fashions for these speculations ends up being the most fun for me. While I appreciated the ease in which I could put together my black clothes, they all faded to different shades of dark dark grey.
Like all hare-brained experiments this was fun at first. I think this is from my punk rock days. From this, many years of horrible, cheap gothy clothing and bad make up ensued. Makes Her happy: Everything, my life, my job, my friends, syracuse, mr. I tend to my lack of colour with accessories now, such as coloured hair or nail polish. My personal style revelation was that I hate navy blue and beige. But I do love wearing black still so my outfits sometime end up all black with the occasional color.
I like to be able to combine all my clothes and complements. Not to mention that my chiropractor admitted they do indeed look bad ass, but were more than likely at fault for my mysterious lower back pain. I have a pair in black and they are incredible with trousers. I hate the way I walk in them. I also had a realization similar to you about heel height about a month ago.