Thursday, August 27, 2009

look ugly in a photograph

According to my dashboard, this is my 100th post, and therefore, I have a little video for you all. My first vlog, as promised ages ago.

I don't think I did that great of a job explaining why I named my blog what I did since I get really camera shy, even when it's just me. Anyways, to explain further, when I say fashion "restraints", I'm referring to the people around us. For example, in high school most kids dressed exactly the same. On non-uniform days students seemed to be more in uniform than on regular days. When I used to come to school dressed differently, people would look at me weird, therefore, being able to step out of this realm where people dress the same, is in a way breaking free of the fashion restraints that some put around us. Look Ugly in a Photograph initially represents all of the fashion bloggers who post their outfits to show the world their unique sense of style, and anyone who dares to dress in a way that may seem "different" to a majority of people. It's daring to not be afraid of looking "ugly" in the eyes of society.
Hope you all understood that!

Ps. Reaching my 100th post makes me feel as if I'm truly a blogger now. :)

Outfit details: dress, vintage. jewelry, gifts. shoes, Nicole. headband, thrifted.

I have decided to allow anonymous posting, so even if you don't have a blog you can comment :)


linaa, said...

100th post? YAAY I GET TO BE FIRST COMMENT, nEVERR forget that :P hehehe
im so happy you looked at my blog, i totally didnt expect you to and when you did it made me really reaally happyy
im so happy its weird like.. i have friends.. can you beleive that. (on blogspot)
godd, i love your hair its so pretty, i wish with all my soul that my hair was as nice as yours.
love your style.
im jealous :(
ill do a feature, dw <3

Meg said...

Congrats on reaching 100 posts! You have a great message in your vlog. Wear what you love!

thesydneygirl said...

WOWOWOWOW! i loooooooooved your vlog!!! firstly i want to say, you speak very well and look great on camera. secondly - I LOVE YOUR ACCENT! and thirdly, i like the message that you are sending out - to wear what you like and not to be afraid of what you look like in it xxx

thesydneygirl said...

p.s. i almost forgot, CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

linaa, said...

sorry for continuously posting comments.
your feature:
(: hope you like!

Baśka said...

dear, the video is really proffesional! i love the song and i agree with all you said. we should feel free and comfortable in blogging. congrats to you 100th post! :)

Eva Internazionale said...

Congratulations for your 100th post! I really like your accent. And of course, I agree with your thoughts on fashion blogging. Fearless is always the way to go. :)

Amelia said...

Congrats on post 100! I love your vlog. You have posing skillz. My favorite parts were wear you went right up to the camera to show us the details on your necklaces and rings. Anyway, really cool.

The idea behind your blog name is really nice, too. Sometimes I wonder if I'm too selective about what I put on my blog--I should put up more "ugly" pictures, things that are more risky.

*~kAy~* said...

i like that name now :)
lots of meaning :) so great! <3
thanks for sharing! :)

p.s- i love your ring! <3

Lara said...

Happy 100th! You have a great blog...
I know what you mean about people's "uniform" dressing...practically every girl where I live wears a hideous leggings (as PANTS!) +uggs+tunic top, which I can't stand...I appreciate it when I see anybody my age dressing uniquely, which is why I love fashion blogs!

L xx

yiqin; said...

So adorable! More vlogs pls :D

Lucie said...

Im so privalidged to be able to be commenting on your 100th post...CONGRATS! I love your site. You are so good behind a camera, ahhh.

If youd like to swap blog links let me know

Much love
Lucie x

Mila said...

wow,100th post...I have a loooong way to get there ;)
What you wrote is so beautiful and your video is amazing

Merily said...

Awesome video, you look lovely :)

Miss Pico Union said...

congrats on our 100th post....

you have a great blog..


dapper kid said...

Congratulations on the 100th post!!! Loving your necklaces and that ring :) And what a wonderful meaning to your blog name. Hope you're having a beautiful day dear.

Girl With The Bow Tie said...

Wooo! Congrats on the big 100! I was snooping through your blog and I love your style. The feminine elegance totally suits you!

Also, I TOTALLY agree with your little blurb. I go to a uniform school, and when we get dress down days, everyone gets so excited because we get to see each other in our normal clothes. However, everyone's normal clothes seem to consist of skinny jeans/ leggings + oversized tee/ band tee/ + ballet flats. I totally stand out but that's okay. I love the message of your blog!

check out mine?

Anonymous said...

ruta! i'm so glad i'm able to comment :) great video! you rock


Noormol said...

happy 100th post! you've done a great job :)

milk said...

Congratulations! love the vlog!

nicola ticola ponders said...

I love this...and that's always what I thought the name meant. Love your blog, keep it up! :-)

nicola xx