And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees,...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (via lostsplendor)
echolikebells asked: I really hope you don't mind doing these, I just think the advice you give is always so spot on. I am a pretty curvaceous chick and spend every day in skinny dark denim, t-shirts, and flats. I am very much a pants girl, and skirts don't really do it for me, but I am about to graduate and I just abandoned plans of unfunded grad school for a bit of real adult life and I want to step up the...
On Clouds or God or Men
Sometimes it seemed like other people approached their work the same way they approached their religion. They claimed they tried their best, but didn’t really, and then decided it was all up to some higher power in the end. A sort of general throwing up of hands and leaving with an empty head. I envied them. I’ve never been like that about work or about god. Never once said “what...
Anonymous asked: Hi, I love your blog! I see that you give a lot of fashion advice, so i would like to ask your opinion. i recently got a job as a hostess at the roebling tea room in Williamsburg,and i have to go through a trial period. they said they want to see how i would present myself. i dress well enough, but i have no idea what would be good choice of an outfit to wear as a hostess in that area. any tips?
Your 20’s are your ‘selfish’ years. It’s a decade to immerse yourself in every...– Kyoko Escamilla (via livefortravel)
if you wear headphones in public, you will never have a chance encounter on the...– Messageboard post, BigTrick (via magnificentruin) As much as I’d like to dream that my headphones are separating me from a beautiful, sweet world in which old ladies in New York thank anyone for shit, and strangers love me and my dress, in reality, my earbuds are just ever-so-slightly dampening the...
Are you actually, as your caption claims, not wearing any makeup?! Thank you for...– paulina banina: Is it really true?
I loathe when people think that I’m shy rather than introverted. There’s...– Comment by popculturemulcher in the article I’m Not a Miserable Bitch, I’m Just an Introvert (via colinfirth)
"In France, there is still a widespread belief... →
rachelinbrooklyn: inothernews: So French hipsters exist. Trés Brooklyn. Don’t tell anyone in Williamsburg that this exists.
take a shot every time you’re watching a romcom and there’s that part where the...– well, alright:
Hey blogosphere, it’s Lily’s birthday today. Tell her something nice. “If you have but one friend, make sure you choose her well.” - Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Always live your life with your biography in mind.– Marisha Pessl, Special Topics in Calamity Physics (via libraryland)