I Can't Stand the Rain (Ann Peebles)
The lovely Cocorosa tagged me for some blog soul-spilling...
What is your current obsession?
Netflix, I spend way too much time rating movies and adding things to my queue.
What is your weirdest obsession?
Forensic Files – don’t ask me why. I’ve just always been into police/FBI shows.
What are you wearing today?
Hanes boys t-shirt, Forever 21 vest, sparkly scarf thing, studded bracelet, vintage Navajo bracelet, Costume Department leggings, Pour la Victoire shoes
What's for dinner?
pan-seared dover sole, Trader Joe’s vegetable mélange, and cheap red wine
Why is today special?
I get to come home and spend time with my wonderful husband – B made me say that, but it’s true (I guess, jk).
What would you like to learn to do?
Lots of things… sew, dance (not-so-ridiculously), more Adobe Illustrator skills
What's the last thing you bought?
a khaki skirt, a sparkly black t-shirt, and a black bandage dress – all from H&M
What are you listening to right now?
a strange mix of things on my iPod: Hall & Oats (go ahead and judge, I don’t care), Lady Gaga (obv.), Wilco, Sheena Easton, the Sounds, Corb Lund, and Reckless Kelly
What is your favorite weather?
Fall weather, when it’s getting cooler, but still light out after I leave work
What is your most challenging goal right now?
cleaning my apartment in a timely manner
What do you think about the person who tagged you?
she’s very creative and I’m envious of her vintage-hunting/design skills
If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?
ummm, I’m going to pick three here because I can: First Paris, Second New Orleans, Third here (DC)
What would you like to have in your hands right now?
a Reuben sandwich or a donut
What would you like to get rid of?
a bunch of crap in my closet that I never wear anymore
Petersburg, Lolita, The Real Life of Sebastian Knight, Huis Clos, End of the Affair, The Long Goodbye, Bonfire of the Vanities, His Dark Materials Trilogy, The Trial, any of Flannery O’Connor’s short stories
Which language do you want to learn?
What do you look for in a friend?
Who do you want to meet right now?
Lady Gaga (obv.)
What is your favorite color?
What is the your favorite piece of clothing in your own closet?
this bad boy
What is your dream job?
I’m pretty content with the one I have. Not working at all might be nice, but I’d probably get bored eventually.
Any favorite model?
If you had $100 now, what would you spend it on?
something I most likely don’t need
Your favorite thing right now?
My new Jeffrey Campbell shoes
What do you consider a fashion faux pas?
Not being yourself… - cocorosa’s words, but I couldn’t have said it better.
Do you admire anyone's style?
Chloe Sevigny, Lady Gaga (sorry, I’m predictable), Julie Budet of Yelle, Daphne Guinness
Describe your personal style?
not consistent, really
What are you going to do after this?
Watch the rest of War, Inc then the new episode of Make Me a Supermodel
What would you love to see come back in fashion?
intricate, delicate jewelry
What is would you be doing right now if you have no work/school/responsibilities/general obligations to anyone or anything?
Going to a bar with friends
1. respond and rework; answer the questions on your blog, replace one question that you dislike with a question of your invention, add one more question of your own?
2. Tag eight other people
I apologize if you've already done this. If so, feel free to ignore :-)
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