FTF Community: Colouring outside the lines

by byanika on 05/05/2011 · 89 comments

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 Hi Sweethearts!

Welcome to the second Full Time Fabulous Community event, created by the wonderful Kristy. The theme for this month is spring, which in the words of Kristy “is a transitional season. Ideas like trying new things, stepping outside your comfort zone, challenging yourself are all themes that are playing a big role in the current fashion season”.

Well sweethearts, can you guess which faux pas I am guilty of today?

That`s right. That right there is a blatant violation of the fashion rules. In full public display.

I am wearing horizontal stripes. With the lighter colours on top. And the lightest colour on the biggest part of my body. Read`em and weep, baby!

According to the people in the know I am not supposed to wear horizontal stripes seing as how I am curvy all over the place. To make matters worse the real offence is that the lightest stripe is highlighting my hips and bottom, which probably should be tucked away nicely in spandex, but insted are doing a dance of their own, compelling the sweet Ofelia to name me a honorary latina-sister.

I am breaking the rules, and I don`t care. It is spring! I get to own my own worth! I am dancing when everyone is looking, I am colouring outside the lines and I am having dessert first thank you very much. (Pass the brownies. Now.)

The thing about challenging my self is that I am always challenging my self (it is so involved being me).

It is a hassle sometimes you know? Next I guess I will have to take my celebration of my curves to the next level by stepping out in pants and a cropped top. Hold the phone!

The last time I bared my bottom (no funny ideas, especially you Stephanie. Ok, go on, share your funny ideas with me, you know you want to, and you know I want you to, too) it was a major event. I kid you not, it was the talk of the town, much like the buzz an unexpected and somewhat bewildering event of that proportian would generate. (The Trump is running for president, you say? My wearing pants in public-episode tops that, no problem).

I jest, but tell me, can you relate to the slight strain that can come with stepping outside the box, be it inspired by spring or other events in you life?

The outfit: Dress ByAnika (It is a top from H&M that I reworked and added black material to). Bling and scarf, H&M. Leopard wegdes, Nilson. Mysterious gaze thanks to the sun.

While we are on the subject of stripes I must share with you one of my fave songs of all time, written by the gloriously unapologetic Dolly Parton, here performed in a gut wrencing rendition by the glorious White Stripes.

This my friends, is Jolene.

If you would like to know me better let`s meet over at my first FTFC post: Home is where the heart is. 

Would you like to join the FTF Community? Get ready to get a lot of new friends!

A big thank you goes to the wonderful Vanessa of My heart Blogged who did me the honour recently of featuring me at her wonderful blog. Thank you!

Remember how Kristy said spring is about transition? I am in transition. I don`t always know where the lines are, but I do know I love colouring. And, I love colouring with you, my lovely sweethearts.

 

Would you like to contact me? I would love to connect with you!

anikack@gmail.com   @AnikaByAnika   Facebook

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1 GRIT & GLAMOURNo Gravatar
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May 5, 2011 at 10:51 pm

I LOVE breaking the rules, and do often. You do a fine job of throwing caution to the wind as well…must be why we’re kindred spirits! I’ve been doing more rule-breaking fashion wise these days. More pattern mixing, more wearing of three or more colors. It’s such good fun. I’ve been matchy-matchy for too long.

Every post you write is so uplifting, Anika. They’re all mini-anthems of self-love, of not giving a flying fig what others think. I’m all for that!
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byanika 2 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 5, 2011 at 11:08 pm

You know what they say, when the figs are flying, make … figjam? Anyways, thank you honey! We are kindred spirits indeed. You know I am loving your looks! And that hot pink lippie of yours.

Forget about matchy matchy, jeez I used to not want to go out of the house unless everything matched, now I won`t go outside the house if it does! I was thinking about your patio today, while also thinking about setting up my business, and admiring the blossoming trees and, yes, pulling my hair (multitasking), and I was thinking I might need your mailing adress at some point, because I want to send you something. I just have to make it first.

Let`s be all of our selves, let`s be to much, let`s just let it rip. Love you Vahni!

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3 OfeliaNo Gravatar May 6, 2011 at 12:00 am

My hermana Anika, thanks for including me in your lovely and as always inspirational post.
Fashion rules are there to be broken if not we would still be wearing the Victorian corsets, knee-length chemise and layers upon layers of petticoats. I’ll be in a lot of trouble because my lovely wide hips were not going to be able to carry all that stuff.
You look beautiful and radiant and you wear the clothes; the clothes never ever wear you!
By the way, I say pass on the rice, beans and chicken!
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byanika 4 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:54 pm

Ofelia, you have such a warm soul! I always feel it, as I would if you were sitting next to me. Thank you so much for your perspective on rulebreaking, you are dead on. I love it. All though, hips like ours would look good in that get up don`t you think? Hello padding! I am grateful that I am free to dress as I want, and that women are more liberated now. Sending you lots of love my dear. Hugs xxx

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5 THE-LOUDMOUTHNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 12:01 am

LOVE THIS! You rule.

Hahaha, I definitely imagined your ass in plain view! You know me too well!!!

But, seriously, fashion rules are made to be broken. Get it girl!

I hope this comment works, because I’m not repeating it. So there.

xoxo
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byanika 6 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:52 pm

Girlfriend. YOU rule! Your comment did work, I had a serious talk with the filter and set it straight. So there! :D I love that I know you well enough to know when you are picturing my ass. That didn`t sound right. HAHAHAH! Yours is very pretty too, you know, I am very polite, with lovely manners, and I always repeat the favour. Mwuah!

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7 LAUREN NICOLENo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 12:20 am

Youre personality is so awesom! Like Vahni put together perfectly, every post is like an anthem of self-love. You inspire me!

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byanika 8 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:49 pm

Thank you SO much! I feel so humble and grateful reading your kind words to me. I am blowing you big kisses darling! Mwuaaah! xx

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9 myheartbloggedNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 12:25 am

I know you looked so good you have to braking some kind of rule. Rules are meant to be broken, and then re-written. I love the song Jolene, and this is a great version of it.
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byanika 10 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:48 pm

HA! Vanessa darling, you had me laughing out loud with that one :D You are too cute my friend. I am glad you enjoyed my post! Big hugs to you my lovely. xxxxxxxx

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11 CarrieNo Gravatar May 6, 2011 at 12:50 am

I think you look bomb (yes I’m 15 years old or s/thing) but totally mean it. That leopard scarf is killer and seals the deal on the outfit as far as I’m concerned.

Rules schmules. If I want to see a Zara or F21 overload I don’t have to look far. I wanna see the rule breakers!! FREE BIRD STYLE

xo,
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byanika 12 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:48 pm

Honey, I love that, and will take it! Being called la Bomba has happened before lol. Thank you so very much for your lovely comment, I adore that you have such a rebel sprit! Big mwuaaah to you! xxx

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13 BellaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 1:34 am

Being a rule breaker myself, I just squealed with delight when I read this post! I love the rebel goddess in you, Anika! It’s totally inspiring! And I know I’ve mentioned it before, but I love that animal print scarf! Lovely!

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byanika 14 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:46 pm

I LOVE thinking of you squealing with delight reading my post! How deliciously fab, you rulebreaker you. <3 I am a rebel godess? Believe you me, I will be sure to let the people in my life know lol. Feel free to mention your likes as often as you please my dear. Love you lots! xxx

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15 Casee MarieNo Gravatar May 6, 2011 at 3:32 am

I am having dessert first thank you very much.
Amen, sista friend! You know how to break the rules with style. I will always break the horizontal stripe rule, I’m just too smitten with black-and-white tops a la Jean Seberg in Breathless. I revamped my closet over the last weekend and it has me feeling a bit more inspired to create new outfits, try out new things, break some ever-lovin’ rules. It’s much more fun that way, and what’s fashion if it isn’t a fun, self-expressive adventure?

Also, you’re absolutely beautiful. Just in case I haven’t told you that lately. And I love your big bling, especially that turquoise bangle. And Jolene is a fantastic song! I’ve never heard that version, but I love it. Annnd this post made me smile. The end!

P.S. If that Trump joker does get elected I’m coming to live with you, honey! I won’t take up much space, I’ll just occupy one of your sofa mattress thingies for a while. x

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byanika 16 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:44 pm

You know I always love your comments, right! They feel like a conversation, and reading them I get inner pictures of you saying the words, of us talking with each other, I can feel the love, and the hugs I intend to give you some day. Thank you so very much for your words to me, your support means the world to me. I completely agree with you, fashion is about fun! I love that you revamped your closet, and I am so glad you feel inspired. Does that mean I have more OOTDs to look forward too? :D I sure hope so. Love you! Hugs and kisses. xxx

Ps, If that actually happens I will have your nameplate on my postbox ready for you dear. You always have a place with me. Mwuah!

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17 RocquelleNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 4:07 am

I believe rules are MADE to be broken, and you my dear do a FABULOUS job of being a rule breaker! I love this dress on you! I agree with Vahni; I always feel so happy and empowered after reading your post!
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byanika 18 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 12:56 am

Sweetheart, thank you so very much! I am so glad to hear that you take something away from spending time with me. Big kisses for you, you daredevil you! xx

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19 rakhshandaNo Gravatar May 6, 2011 at 7:17 am

wow..you are so pretty honey love you blog..it so nice..i’m your new follower..plz check out mine http://rakhshanda-chamberofbeauty.blogspot.com/ and it’ll be so sweet if you follow back. thanks..hey you can enter my giveaway too.
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byanika 20 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:41 pm

Thank you sweetheart. I will visit you soon! xx

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21 MadisonNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 10:12 am

I love this post Anika dear & love you! I always seem to break the rules and can’t wait to share more of it. I love that you don’t follow the so-called rules of fashion, that’s where the personality and making it your own comes in, & you lovely OWN it well! Happy Friday, beauty! -xxoo
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byanika 22 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:40 pm

Madison, my dear, I love you. I just had to get it out. Every time I hear from you, or tweet with you, are surch chez toi I feel it so strongly. I would so love to meet you and tell you in person. For now, let me just say, I love hanging out with you. How about them two cents! <3 Thank you so much for your lovely words of support! Happy weekend my lovely. Mwuaaah!

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23 JanieceNo Gravatar May 6, 2011 at 11:43 am

Well, i think you look great, and i love that you broke a rule. But that rule is now redundant anyway – you may be interested to see http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2008/sep/12/slimming.stripes
Wear whatever stripes you want, i say!

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byanika 24 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:38 pm

Thank you so much for your kind words, and also for sharing the link! I agree with you, and intend to take your advice! lol. Hugs xxx

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25 anitaNo Gravatar May 6, 2011 at 2:03 pm

Your posts are always so motivational and inspirational! thats alot of “tionals” lol but seriously love reading them! and your outfits always look amazing too. you are very gorgeous
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byanika 26 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:37 pm

Darling Anita, thank you so very much! I love the “tionals”! :D You are so kind, and I feel so happy to have met you. I hope you are well and that your weekend will be lovely . Mwuah! xx

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27 jessicaNo Gravatar May 6, 2011 at 2:24 pm

Love that your breaking rules! (Who made them anyway!) I enjoy reading your posts, I always come away smiling and today was no different!
ps i love that song… both versions!
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byanika 28 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:36 pm

There you go, I couldn`t agree more my lovely Jessica. Thank you so much for your feedback, truly. And yes, I agree, both versions are amazing. Sending you lots of love honey! xx

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29 sweetNo Gravatar May 6, 2011 at 2:52 pm

Anika my dearest…first of all I miss everyone’s blog post reading your blogs keeps my energy to the highest level…now that I am totally busy with work…I do not think I can keep up with everything…

I love this…just perfect for transition and great beginnings…breaking rules and kicking some ass…is such a great way to say hello to Spring…

I love your wedges… :)

Kisses
Sweet

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byanika 30 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:35 pm

Sweetheart, you always make me smile. Thank you for that. You know, it is not possible to read every post on every wonderful blog, I am struggeling with the same. Thank you for taking the time to visit me, I always love hearing from you. Big hugs for you! xxxxxxxx

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31 caramellitsaNo Gravatar May 6, 2011 at 2:59 pm

your blog is really unique!!
i like how you differed from what i expected to see..very interesting!!
i checked your other posts,too, and followed your blog you have so fun posts!!

i am so happy to be a (new) part of this community!!
have a wonderful May Anika!!!

kisses
caramellitsa

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byanika 32 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:34 pm

Thank you so much for your wonderful comment sweet Caramellitsa. So lovely to meet you! I look forward to getting to know you :) I hope you will have a wonderful weekend, and a wonderful spring. Love, Anika xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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33 JoyNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 3:59 pm

Anika, This post is hilarious! Thank you for the smiles!

Lovin’ the dress and that you have the courage to break rules. And your eyes are SO beautiful (I know I’ve probably said that before!)

Thank you for the inspiration! :)
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byanika 34 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:33 pm

Oh, I am so glad you enjoyed the post, Joy, my sweet friend. Thank you for the compliment, I am batting my baby blues at you as we speak. Is it working? ;D Love, Anika

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35 Audrey AllureNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 4:31 pm

Gorgeous outfit, and I love your earrings!

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byanika 36 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:32 pm

Thank you sweetheart! xx

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37 AnnaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 5:29 pm

when I started reading the post I was trying to understand which faux pas you committed!!
If you didn’t write about it, I wouldn’t even guess!!!
This dress is beautiful…never mind the horizontal stripes…it looks very good on you!!
P.S. Love your earrings and bracelets…I’m a total accessories junkie!
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byanika 38 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 9:32 pm

Your comment makes me smile it is so sweet Ann, just like you. Thank you very much! I love my bling too, so much fun to mix it up. Hugs to you xxxxxx

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39 DanaNo Gravatar May 6, 2011 at 10:28 pm

I love this. I love it for so many reasons. As a curvy girl we are told more so than anyone else not to break the rules or it results in some crazy morphed half-human, half-blob creature and I couldn’t disagree more. People are meant to look different from each other. Individuality is to be celebrated and breaking the “rules” should be fun for everyone. I think you look awesome! Go you!
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byanika 40 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 10:53 pm

AAAAAAMEN! I hear you, you know I do. Go you, go us, go everyone who celebrates individuality! Thank you so much for your lovely words sweetheart. xxxxx

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41 KaraNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 10:35 pm

woohoo! Look at you breaking the rules… that’s just what spring is for. I love it! I also love your DIY dress (I also did something like that a few posts ago and can’t wait to diy something again).

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byanika 42 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 10:57 pm

Oh I LOVE that you do DIY! I will be surfing over to yours to check it out sweetheart. Big hugs to you!

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43 JenmarieNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 10:38 pm

I feel like that first photo could seriously be an ad! I love it! I also LOVE that you re-designed the H&M top (love that place), I wish I could do things like that! I say kuddos to you for disobeying fashion rules. We are definitely capable of creating our own!

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byanika 44 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 10:57 pm

Thank you sweetheart! After I put it toghether I was thinking that I could use it for my brand maybe, when I finally launch sometime. I love H&M too, I always get something there. And of course you can redesign stuff love, this was dead easy, I just sewed on the bottom material, same width as the top :) Hugs to you my dear! xx

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45 YleniaNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 11:16 pm

the dress is really pretty and interesting with leggings!

ciao bella!
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byanika 46 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 12:06 am

Thank you bella belissima, I am glad you liked it! xxxxx

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47 yoanaNo Gravatar May 6, 2011 at 11:17 pm

I love your leopard scarf and your beautiful eyes.:)

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byanika 48 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 12:06 am

Why thank you darling! Big hugs to you :) xxx

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49 JamillahNo Gravatar
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May 6, 2011 at 11:50 pm

OH ANIKA!!! You have the most warm heart on this beautiful blogsphere for real.

Ok, first off…your talent is crazy. I love your dress! It’s perfect!

Secondly! I love it on YOU!!! You are breaking the rules and showing the rules are down right silly! Eat it rules!!

And lastly…I love you are not afraid to show the world who you are and that is super special.

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byanika 50 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 12:05 am

“Eat it rules!” I love it, and you know I love YOU. Thank you so much! I have been working on a business plan to sell my designs, that would be one of my biggest dreams coming true, and support like yours makes me think I can actually get away with it lol. Thank you for being such a friend. I am so blessed to count you among my friends ! xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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51 JamillahNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 12:25 am

Yo, friend…you can totally do it. Just saying :)

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byanika 52 byanikaNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 12:29 am

Well then I definately will. From your mouth..! :D <3

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53 KatrinNo Gravatar May 7, 2011 at 1:00 am

How can I not adore you for everything you are? But having Jolene as you favorite song even makes me adore you a little bit more, if this is possible!!

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54 Bella QNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 1:03 am

You look fantastic! And better still you look like you FEEL fantastic! GREAT use of stripes, and great breaking of the rules. Rules are guidelines, but there is always an exception to the rule. You show that by disregarding arbitrary rules and using your senses and your heart you can come up with a wonderful outfit that fits to flatter and expresses your spirit! Which is colorful. BRILLIANT post, darling! -Bella Q
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55 WendyBNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 1:23 am

I didn’t even realize it was stripes at first — I thought color blocking!
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56 CyrillynnNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 2:56 am

Break those rules baby! Love that you take it and own it (and you are OWNING that leopard). The only rule is that YOU RULE :)

xoxo
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57 KimberleeNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 3:07 am

haha yes and yes! So glad to see you breaking the fashion rules ;)
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58 Tara JobeNo Gravatar May 7, 2011 at 4:23 am

Love the outfit! I think it’s great that you challenge the “rules!” Keep it up!
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59 Peach crushNo Gravatar May 7, 2011 at 8:02 am

love your scarf!! you look awesome :) new follower here i’d love if you follow back
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60 SACRAMENTONo Gravatar May 7, 2011 at 8:45 am

Still landing in Berlin.
You are so fabulous.
Love you.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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61 AdrienneNo Gravatar May 7, 2011 at 12:04 pm

I am breaking the rules on a regulr basis-horizontal stripes are my BFF! Love this look on you :)
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62 MarissaNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 5:44 pm

Is it really rule breaking when it works so well? :) Who says you can’t wear horizontal stripes. You look fantastic, lady! I definitely have trouble stepping out of the box, but doing it every now and then makes me feel 100 times more confident, so I applaud you!
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63 KristinNo Gravatar
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May 7, 2011 at 11:56 pm

I rarely subscribe to fashion “rule.” The rule I live by is wear what makes you feel good! And lady…you look GOOD!

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64 Natalie MurrayNo Gravatar May 8, 2011 at 7:07 am

LOVE the outfit, especially the scarf… looks very Louis Vuitton! N xo
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65 Fabienne JachNo Gravatar
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May 8, 2011 at 9:11 am

YOU are such a role model, sweetheart. I was texting my middle sis yesterday telling that losing weight would never make her more beautiful, she’s already beautiful. Losing weight would just make her skinnier, and to never forget the distinction. I love and accept her for her awesomeness, we’re all in this dance together. I was thinking about how wonderful and beautiful you are when I was talking to her. Isn’t it wonderful the impact you can have on someone who doesn’t even know about you (yet)?
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66 Oh to Be a MuseNo Gravatar
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May 8, 2011 at 8:21 pm

oh i think you look so fab in this horizontally striped diy top! what a lovely FTF post Anika!
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67 kristyNo Gravatar
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May 9, 2011 at 1:41 am

rules are made to be broken baby!! and you look fabulous, white horizontal stripe be damned! to be perfectly honest, i never really understood the horizontal stripes thing. i’ve seen some horizontal stripes that look great on people of all sizes then other horizontal stripes that look terrible on anyone, size 0 to 20. i think it has so much more to do with design and cut, and it makes me laugh when people condemn horizontal stripes altogether.

but anyway, i love everything you wrote here. you have once again succeeded in creating a fabulous, inspirational and funny post. thanks love!

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68 kaveryNo Gravatar May 9, 2011 at 11:33 pm

If this is what breaking rules looks like then I’m on board, Anika. You look fabulous not just in that outfit but because you’re so comfortable in your skin and that’s what counts first!

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69 Lee OliveiraNo Gravatar May 10, 2011 at 2:56 pm

I love when girls break the rules of fashion. It turns everything so unique.
I love you accessories and hello oversized green bangles.
lee x
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70 FashnlvrNo Gravatar
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May 10, 2011 at 3:45 pm

You look so fabulous I didn’t even notice the “rule breakage” happening here! Rules are for fools anyway! I think you look amazing! Girl those eyes are piercing!
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71 Miss NeiraNo Gravatar
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May 10, 2011 at 5:09 pm

I LOVE the accessories you pretty girl!

xoxo
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72 Heather FonsecaNo Gravatar
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May 11, 2011 at 5:52 am

Hey Anika! I was looking at the photo thinking “hmmm, fashion no-no, navy booties with black? Well no, they seem to be black as well. Let’s see, she’s taken a photo next to a building under construction…” Literally I had to scroll down to hear about the faux pas. You look wonderful! That dress is very flattering, and the leopard scarf works perfectly with the colors in the dress. It’s gorgeous! All of it.

I’m looking forward to the next outfit, be it pants or whatever you desire! You look wonderful.

Love,
Heather
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73 Kirstin MarieNo Gravatar
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May 12, 2011 at 3:52 pm

I think you look gorgeous, rules or no rules. I think what matters is how you look and feel once you are dressed. If it makes you smile and you say to yourself, “Self, I look awesome today. I love it.”, then that’s all that matters! Aside from that – this dress and scarf combo is added to my favorites list :)

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74 Ma @ Plus SizeNo Gravatar May 12, 2011 at 4:08 pm

You have a catchy look. Your dress is really attractive and I want to have them too. Your scarf has a good match to the color of your dress..

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75 JTwisdomNo Gravatar
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May 12, 2011 at 5:32 pm

Hi Anika,

Guilty as charged but it works perfectly on you. You look beautiful!
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76 Laura ConnellNo Gravatar May 14, 2011 at 12:07 pm

Just today I was thinking about the fact that these style rules are always designed to make us appear thinner. Why? I like that you are flouting those rules because thinner does not mean better.

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77 Sally ThompsonNo Gravatar September 20, 2011 at 1:06 pm

I really love your blue eyes.. I admire your taste of style.. Thanks for a sharing your awesome outfit!
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