Wednesday, June 08, 2011

TWO-THREE




So for the record, today is my birthday! Yep, to all you other Geminis out there, this is our time to shine haha Just the other day, an email went around the office outlining the personality traits of each star sign. Here's what it said for the Gemini:

"The Gemini personality is bright, witty and adaptable. Very little ever troubles Gemini, or stop one talking for long - Gemini can argue their way out of any situation. Having a lively curiosity, Gemini also excels at gathering information, processing it, and expressing it in an accessible way to the waiting world. This personality can do almost everything - so long as it does not cause boredom, anathema to Gemini. With so many talents and an ability to make something out of nothing, Gemini's difficulty lies in deciding where, and how to concentrate. Gemini are almost always doing at least two things at once, you will usually find."

Uhuhh! Hit the nail on the head! With life's experiences and growing up, the trait of being "adaptable" is one I agree sums me up perfectly. Not only reflected in my personality and outlook on life, I have also recognized it is reflected in my fashion style. One day I'm dressed very preppy, the next minimal androgynous and the following 70s vintage. We are very adaptable beings indeed - but I guess that's why we have split personalities. We are very good at playing "different roles" If there are any Gemini readers out there - please, give us a holla :)

When shopping for new clothes, our adaptability is regarded as an advantage; we aren't limited to a single look or style, we have our eyes on many instead! One of the trends I often look out for is the gyspy/boho/70s, with velvet being a personal favourite (if you haven't picked up on that yet!). Having visiting online vintage store Red Mera Vintage and blog on numerous occasions, I could not walk away from this amazing top! It had all the features I was looking for - appropriate for winter, long sleeved, velvet, navy, interesting details and the best bit - tassels! Maybe I did construct my "list of requirements" as soon as I came across the item, but just like they say - your wants can magically turn into your needs. Shikha, owner and founder of Red Mera Vintage was super kind and helpful in regards to my exciting auction win and got the top to me BEFORE my birthday today! I am very much looking forward to wearing it and shaking those tassels.

Thank you so much Shikha - she even included this wonderful Red Mera Vintage postcard and birthday greeting!




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In the mean time, I'm off to enjoy turning 1 year older!




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24 comments :

  1. happpppy birthday again lauren! how cool is that top.. definitely got a pretty cool pacakge in the three in one right there - tassles/velvet/navy oh & i forgot embroidery!
    love the packaging that it came in too :) eat lots of yummy cake today!x



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  2. Happy birthday Lauren! I'm so happy you received it in time.

    Thank you so much for your lovely post, you are too kind dear. I can't wait to see you in your pretty new top :)

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    x

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  3. aww! Happy Birthday!! I hope you have a fabulous day!! :)

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  4. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ONCE AGAIN!! i hope it was lovely.
    I'll see you this weekened!!
    Hip hip hooray! Love that piece btw! xx

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  5. HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY
    Do you know what you're supposed to be doing today, having the most amazing DAY of the YEAR!

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  6. HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABE

    hope you had a fun day, loving your blog

    http://loversnlunatics.blogspot.com/

    xo

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  7. Sounds like you had a great day, that navy top is ridiculously cool!
    How are you settling in to the new hair? It's looking fabulous!

    Thanks so much for the support btw babe, really appreciate it!

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  8. happy birthday! that top is amazing!:)

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  9. Happy birthday to you precious lady!!!


    heres' to life 1 cheers!



    hope to hear from you*!
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  10. Happy birthday! It's my friends bday as well. Gotta love you geminis!


    Sophia
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  11. Happy Birthday and great top!

    Im your newest follower, hope youll want to follow me too : )

    www.baublesandbangles.blogspot.com

    www.rosivintage.etsy.com

    -Stephanie

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  12. Happy birthday to you! i'm a new follower :)
    love that sweater such a pretty colour.
    hope you had an amazing day!
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    x

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  13. happy happy happy birthday! Loveeee that jumper. Absolutely gorgeous!
    XXX
    the sydney girl

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  14. HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY!
    that tasseled jumper is so amazing, all my favourite things in one really
    oh and thanks for giving me that link for the jumper i asked about, such a shame it's way too expensive

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  15. Happy birthday dear! My brother's a Gemini, and I think he represents all those traits! Lovely sweater, how nice to receive a gift from a fellow fashionista! xoxo, Veena <3

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  16. that sweater is awesome!!



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  17. Lovely pics! :)
    Nice blog!

    xxx

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  18. I said it on the day on twitter but here you go again.
    Happy Birthday hun!!

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  19. Happy birthday :) great blog!!

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  20. love your blog, and i hope you had a nice birthday! :)

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  21. soooooo pretty, love the sweater!

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  22. happy belated birthday :)

    natalie
    http://lucyandtherunaways.blogspot.com

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