When Jess from Jess LC asked the Delightful Dozen to help do the lookbook for her new collection, I was so excited, especially because of the necklace I chose to model. All of them have an inspirational phrase on on side and then it's in braille on the other. There are five phrases, and naturally I chose "Be Brave." As the Brave trip gets nearer and nearer I have an almost bipolar anticipation. Sometimes I'm just so thrilled to go, and then the more practical side of me thinks of all the things that can go wrong and I get scared. There's always going to be that part in the back of my mind that's going to run though worst case scenarios. I mean, I'm going to be on the road, by myself with no backup. It's all me. I have to have my own back. I'm excited though. I feel like it's going to really galvanize me, and I need that right now. I saw this quote on Tara's blog, The Organic Sister (a fellow traveler– I'm sure you know I'm in love with the flying W in her header image. She's got a Brave too!), and it really embodies how I feel about life right now: "Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing"– Helen Keller
I'm pretty sure florals are taking over my life. For someone who has never worn florals before in her life, I'm livin' it up. I pretty much shunned girly clothes all through my youth and adolescence. I've had a pretty good girly stint lately. I'm kind of anticipating a shift back to more "masculine" dress. Not necessarily menswear, but definitely more plaids, dark colors and tougher fabrics.
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