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Teenage Poetry

October 31, 2009 2 comments

Hello my nibblers!
I was looking through some WordPress blogs last week when I ran into a blog about poetry and how this girl would write things down all the time thinking that she was emo and dark. And I started to think, didn’t we all go through that phase? I remember being 17 hearing about Hurricane Katrina on the news everyday, watching Hotel Rwanda, Listening to nothing but Corgan and being massively depressed. During all this I wrote songs and poetry. I felt that my life was so jumbled into one big mess but really there weren’t any real problems to complain about. The feeling of loneliness and darkness overwhelmed me. I remember crying because at that time I couldn’t escape how hopeless and helpless the world seemed through everyone elses eyes. I really did nothing but write on random sheets of paper and napkins, in notebooks and anything that would count as surface for my pencil. I was looking for all those papers now but I can’t seem to find them (I must have thrown them away). However I did mange to find one that I’ve always really liked. Here it is…

Written January 7th, 2007

Lingering Lily:
Lonely the lily sits
Under a lazy sun
Lethargically she waits for the water bearer to quench her
She knows it would be easier for her to just wilt away, a burden no more

He told her he needed her love
Adored her beauty
Showered her with such tender affection
The lily lingers with such high expectations

Now her god that blessed her with the purest of water has left her for the petals of another

I remember sitting next to my then friend while writing this. She was reading over my shoulder shaking her head back and forth like I was crazy. She never did understand me and thats partly why we aren’t friends anymore. Never let people discourage you creatively. Express yourself, strike a pose, VOGUE.

With that being said I found this amazing poem on “Ravenstooth’s Blog” 

BLACKLIGHT:
And… We’ve created our inevitable demise.
And act like we were so surprised.
And it glows like a blacklight on our eyes.
And we look as if all our words were lies.

Check out their blog there is nothing but poetry. This is the only one I have read so far but isn’t so inciteful and unforgiving? I love it.

Send your poetry to my comments and I will post it on my blog.
Write on.
Bite me.
Britt.

Categories: Poetry

Britt’s Fall ’09 MUST haves!

October 27, 2009 Leave a comment

Ok ladies this is what I know we must have this fall season. I have already started collecting my fall look- have you???
Here are my 10 must haves!

READY SET GO!!

STUD ACCESSORIES1. Studs
It’s time to celebrate! We no longer need to be heroin filled rock stars in order to sport the studs. I am filled with glee and joy- like a rockstar I’m on a high. And get this- studs are on everything. Really! I mean Everything! I went to Zara last Friday and they SEQUIN POCKET DRESSwere on purses, blazers, booties and stilettos. I was DYing! I literally coded, fortunately I came back to life for must have #2.

2.Sequins
I went to Urban Outfitters right after Zara on Friday and the selection of sequins is unbelievable. There are Sequin bras, racer backs, and t-shirts. Yes, Urban is a totally teeny bopper andfaux fur vest junior but with the right accessories you can make it look all growns up.

3. Faux Fur Vest
Faux fur is totally BANANAS! This is completely Rachel Zoe. I didn’t like these much before but after a season of The Rachel Zoe Project I have converted. Art was not pleased about my liking of fake animal killing but who cares everyone needs one of these.
With a long sleeve tee or a dress you must have a faux fur vest (also available at Zara).leather jacket- runway

 

4. Leather Jacket
I have been devoted to the Danny Zuko look since forever. When you pair up a leather jacket with a dress it’s incredibly chic and when you wear them with jeans/ slacks it’s undeniably cool. Pair it with some aviators and heels and you got yourself a killer outfit.

BIBB NECKLACE

5. Bib Necklace
These have been seen all over the red carpet but now I want to see them all over your neck! These necklaces come in all types of materials from turquoise to lace mesh rosettes. I recommend we all go out and find ours and pair them up with our favorite t- shirt and jeans. It would make a simple outfit seem so effortlessly chic.

SHORT DARK CROP
 6. Short Dark Crop
Allure Magazine this month says that the new fall look is short hair! And thank goodness. So many girls today are clinging to their hair like it just grew back from a radioactive accident. Please ladies there’s a reason Cher isn’t famous anymore. Let’s leave her hair back with her fame. I don’t want to see anymore of you whipping your hair behind your shoulders- it’s gross, and I’m the only person with enough balls to tell you. Please see the photo I have provided, print it and run to your nearest hair salon. Dark brown hair and black brows are so sexy right now. Totally sex pot, femme fatal. Do it ladies- I did!

porcelain_doll7. Porcelain Doll Makeup
I wanted to try this look for the masquerade party but I didn’t have enough time. I ordered my NARS lipstick in “Fast Ride” from Sephora but it didn’t come in the mail till today (BOO).

Here are the Illamasqua instructions on how to get this look:
Start by applying Satin Primer all over the skin with the Foundation Brush to get a smooth, even and glowing finish. Then apply Cream Foundation in 100 or 110, depending on your skin tone and how porcelain you want to go! I find that using the Highlighter Brush to buff this product in gives the most flawless finish. Stipple the foundation over the brows to fade them out to fully replicate this look – the focus is on the lashes, not the brows. [nb: Alex Box likes to use soap and a toothbrush to press the eye shadow hairs against the skin to help them merge away!]

For the cheeks, apply Powder Blusher in ‘Chased’ under the cheekbones to faintly sculpt and work it up towards the temples, blending in to the hairline.

For the eyes, apply Powder Eye Shadow in ‘Vision’ all over the lid, then take the Powder Eye Shadow in ‘Forgiveness’ and apply all over the mobile lid and along the lower lash line. Apply Powder Eye Shadow in ‘Wicked’ to the inner and outer corners of the eye and along the lower lash line. Line the inner rims with Medium Pencil in ‘Hex’ for a natural colour that will make the whites of the eyes ‘pop’ – essential when using red and purple toned eye colours that can make eyes look a little bloodshot.

Take the False Eye Lashes ’10’ and apply several sets along the lower lash line for added impact. Heavily coat the top lashes with Volume Mascara in ‘Harness’.

For the lips, line with Medium Pencil in ‘Severe’ and apply Sheer Lipgloss in ‘Brilliant’ for a glysl-fall-2009ossy finish.

Illamasqua available at Sephora & at www.sephora.com

Let’s all try this. Send me some pics and let me know how it goes!!!

8. Dark Berry Lips
Like I said My “Fast Ride” NARS lipstick just came in the mail TODAY so you know I’m going to going everywhere with my dark cranberry lips. Just how look stunning the YSL model looks. Let’s all follow her example. 

DREW LASH BLAST

 

 

9. Lash Blast
This is the final step of your fall look. Lash Blast actually works!! NO JOKE! To prove you how amazing it is I will let you a little story… I always take my Lash Blast to work. I usually keep it in my pocket or next to my phone because I have developed a serious addiction to it that I HAVE to apply and reapply serveral times a day. So on one of these days I guess I left it on my desk and forgot about it- the mascara was gone within hours. I haven’t seen it since. I’ve felt so naked all week that I had to go out and buy a new one last night. Someone at work now knows the secret of Lash Blast. Please do us all a favor and get yourself a tube immediately. Here’s where to find it- Rite Aid, Target, Walmart, Wallgreens, CVS, Longs Drugs. Just go get one trust me.

jessica-stam-fendi10. Jessica Stam
Ok so you can’t really wear Jessica Stam- unless you’re that creepy skin peeling guy from silence of the lambs, and we all  know that will never be in sytle. But no runway, no ad campaign, no magazine, no designer would be complete without JESSICA STAM. I love her!! Did you see her in a Galliano Paris runway show? Why can’t we all have her face? Let’s all pretend we’re her when we dressing up on a saturday night. I know I will.

Well ladies I hoped this helped. Happy shopping I know you all will look beautiful.
XOXO!
Bite me…

Categories: Fashion/Beauty

Lauren & Keobs’ Masqueraqde Ball

October 26, 2009 1 comment

venetian_masquerade_maskLast night was Lauren & Keobs’ surprise 2nd anniversar/going away Masquerade Ball.

Although there wasn’t a murder or monsters of any sort, there were (unfortunately) ghosts of ex-girlfriends past. Ask me the story later 😉 😉 I’m not allowed to publish it online.

 With that out of my system I can go on to say that the whole night was a blast! Lauren was totally surprised her mom had planned this whole party for her. Of course Keobs knew but played along. Lauren looked so beautiful- straight out of a movie. with a white wig, white gown and gold butterfly mask (I am going to miss her). As for Art and I we didn’t do so badly ourselves. We were very Posh and Becks- as I like to say. Please see photo…

I loved seeing all the masks that showed up at the party. There were 3 “V”s from “V for Vendetta” and many feathered ladies. The music as always was great thanks to DJ Danny.

The after party I thought was a little better than the actual party. I felt that we were all able to sit and talk more freely without the darkness of a dance floor and the blaring music. We ordered tacos from the local roach coach however I think Rudy (Lauren’s dad) was a little offended by since I heard him mumbling about it a few hours later, then making some tacos of his own at 1:30 am. 

My mom found an admirer named Steve who kept calling her a movie star/ Marilyn Monroe. My dad thought he was over doing it with it all his theatrics but of course my mother loved all the attention and insisted she get his and his wife’s phone number to invite them to one of her dinner parties that she never throws. And yes they left the party without giving my mother their number but promising her to attend her parties. By that point Art and I had had enough and crashed on the couch along side Michelle whom was fast asleep on the arm-chair beside us. We ended up leaving the Coria house/ after party at 3:20 am but not before Keobs and Art declaring their loyalty to “Team Bella” and Lauren and I reenforcing our undying love for “Team Edward”!

As always till next time- Bite me.

Categories: Party/ Friends

I always feel like somebody’s biting me….

October 24, 2009 Leave a comment

beauty,bite,biting,lip,female,illustration,“I always feel like somebody’s watching me
Can’t get no privacy
I always feel like somebody’s watching me
Tell me is this just a dream…”

So I borrowed some lyrics…

Ever get the feeling that you’re being watched?
That you do/say/wear something one day and the the person adjacent to you is doing the same the very next day?
This is how I feel. And so instead of continuing my complaining, I have decided to be proactive!
Without futher ado I welcome and encourage you to BITE BRITT!!

I will be posting my fahion inspirations/creations/frustrations and of course sharing some stories once in awhile about my hectic but boring career as a receptionist/fashion design assistant 😉

Till next time- Bite Me.

Categories: Greetings