Tuesday, April 12, 2011

"You like me, you really really like me."

Ever see that Sally Field speech in the 70s where she won an Oscar for some movie I don't even know the name of? Well, she says that line and it's been a pretty popular saying since.

On that note, I want to thank you guys for your sweet comments.  Seriously, as a new blogger, I'm entranced by this wonderful, virtual world.  It's not like facebook where you network through friends of friends, or people you work with.  It's the webbing of millions of people, just like you and me, connected through small screens, informational & entertaining writing (real writing- not just status updates and notes), photographs and millions of other bits of information that float above our heads.

I love that I can gain inspiration from fashionistas across the world and people like you.  Ah, Internet, I really really do love you. 

Here's another outfit post taken from Saturday night. My sister photographed me before my Aunt Shirley's 50th birthday party. It was Luau night, and we were to dress accordingly, but it seriously was too cold for a skimpy Hawaiian outfit.  What's up with the CA weather, Angelenos?!

Well, when I got there tons of ladies (even older ones) where wearing skimpy Hawaiian outfits. For shame.  I should've participated. Sheesh, I guess I'm a bit of a pussy.

Why so serious? I think it's time for a bigger bookshelf.

My self-defense weapons.

My Cognacs.
*Button-up (oversize, but not for me) dress shirt from BP Apparel-Nordstroms, belt from Old Navy, skirt from discount store at the ghetto mall. Love that store. I think it's called Mode Plus.  Boots by Steve Madden.

These badass boots have done me some good.  I think I got them in 2007-2008 from Nordstoms, but they're made by Steve Madden.  The quality isn't that great and should have been better for such a staple shoe. They were $200!  Eh, they were pretty much worth it.  I wore them almost every weekend for years and probably have spent one too many a drunken/dancing night with them.  They've even got holes in the front. :/ It's definitely time for a new pair.

Crap, I forgot to accessorize with a purse again.  Oh well, Ce la Vie.

Hope you all had a great weekend! 

p.s. Pics from the Luau to come.  My sister got some great shots!


  1. looking very hot madam! :) I love the high skirt with the shirt and the belt! super sexy as always :D


  2. Cute outfit! I really love the bangles! Nice! Where're they from? www.curvycanadian.blogspot.com

  3. you are A KNOCKOUT. holy crap.

  4. Joy you are BEAUTIFUL!! I am so serious! You have such a striking face and your volumptous body is gorgeous! Those bangles are the business. I have so much jewelry and I never wear any of it...smh! Kiah

  5. @Thick Threads Why thank you, A! Riot, not Diet is right! Just be healthy about rioting. :P

  6. @kward905 Thanks chikiddy! The two smaller ones are from Forever 21 from like 3 years back. And the large 2 X 4 is from a company that I used to work for called Tres Jolie Accessories.

  7. @alicia Thanks Alicia. That means a lot to me. :)

  8. @FROM THE "REZ" TO THE "CITY" Thanks Kiah! You're too kind. And rock that jewelry of yours girl! You can even try utilizing some of it to make new stuff like brooches and headbands and stuff. Here some ideas from my online article here: http://www.curvymagazine.com/?p=3988&preview=true

  9. Cute outfit mama! I was gonna follow you thru GFC but you have yours hidden. =[

    I can't follow thru the follow button at the top of the page cuz I'm following over 300 blogs. =[

    xo Nicole

  10. Love your bangles! Great pics

  11. @SAUCY | f. | BABY Thank you! Mines hidden? How do I unhide it? I'm new to this whole blogging business.

  12. Thank you beautiful ladies!

  13. Joy Im new to follow! How could I miss you? I follow both Kiah and Denise?????

    Anyways you do look beautiful....ESP. your display pic!!! So stunning!!!

    mele, australia