Sunday, September 25, 2011

HELLO SWANS

Wearing: cullottes (random store), tee (Supre), brogues (Sportsgirl), sunnies (Witchery), bag (vintage) and bracelet and necklace self-diy

It's one of those days when everything feels in place and where it should be. You don't want more or want less. The satisfaction is as close to a warm cup of Campos coffee whilst reading your favourite magazine, or in this case overlooking 1000 ultimate travel experiences. The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of late nights, early mornings and mixed emotions. It's only recently I feel settled, basking in my own relief. Things are indeed looking up and moving forward. Last Sunday, it was the 24th birthday of one of my dearest closest friends and was executed in absolute gluttony and content over all-you-can-eat Brazilian food, sangria and Adriano Zumbo's finest creations. To wind up the day, I was lucky enough to spot not one, but 3-4 black swans. Funnily enough, there were no white swans at all. Unaware, this made me reflect on the "Black Swans" in my lifetime so far, and most certainly what has happened recently. For those who have not come across the "Black Swan Theory" , here it is spelled out:

A "Black Swan" is an event with the following three attributes:

1. The event is a surprise (to the observer).
2. The event has a major impact.
3. After its first recording, the event is rationalized by hindsight, as if it could have been expected.

I can identify a few, but the "Black Swan" that stands out most in terms of importance is my new chapter in my design career and landing a role I only imagined back in my uni days. In nearing the final days of my first chapter, it's times like these you need to reflect and some what try to figure all it out. Or just let it be, be thankful and live in the moment.


[Photos by Yesha Singh] 

Here's to a new week!

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11 comments :

  1. So much love for your vintage bag, it's gorgeous!

    Nicole
    http://confidentliar.blogspot.com
    x

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  2. Great photos! Love all your accessories, and the 'black swan theory'.

    Yagmur
    xx
    http://y-amour.blogspot.com

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  3. You look very girly here, love your jewellery!

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  4. SOOO GORGEOUS!! LOVE IT :)

    xx

    natalieoffduty.blogspot.com

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  5. I have just found your blog and I love love love it! Also, this post is great - I really like the shoes and the vintage bag :x

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  6. loving your shorts :)


    xx
    http://lovely-bookie.blogspot.com/

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  7. Thanks for your sweet and kind words on my latest post, Lauren! :)
    Love these photos. You look fab! Interesting Black Swan theory too!
    As for next weekend, we should be good to go as far as meeting up goes!

    xx

    http://aprilialove.com

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  8. cool shorts and bag:))

    kiss

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  9. ur a champ! id love to collaborate with you some day =) take a look at my new post http://beingfreejournal.blogspot.com/2011/09/fees.html this is my sister photographed by me

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  10. Amazing outfit!
    I love your blog!!!

    http://foreverfashion-2011.blogspot.com/

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  11. love the print of those shorts and your collection of jewellery!

    talesofmonkeyandpig.blogspot.com

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