“Not just beautiful, though--the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they're watching me.”*
Today we'll use this sparkly ensemble as a metaphor. I mean, why wouldn't we - it's like Beyonce's 711 video embodied in a dress. In. A. Dress.
Spinning. Hands Up.
And besides, these star
Long Lost Perfume
Photos by Augusta Sagnelli
Hair: Courtney Bradberry
Makeup: Alicia D'Angelo
Model: Caitlin Ahern
"I returned to New Orleans, and as soon as I smelled the air, I knew I was home.
It was rich, almost sweet, like the scent of jasmine and roses around our old courtyard.
No matter the time of day we're* pretty much all here for the same thing*.
*By "we" presently I mean New Orleanians. Because that's my current point of reference.
By "thing" I mean carnival.
And in the meantime, I have a new gig.** Which will shoot me straight out of here. And then back again wh
Carnival season is fully underway. It's the time of year I remember why I fell in love with this place. There's not much like it in the world and every time I watch it pull someone in I have an immediate kinship with them. If she gets you, then so do I.
I spent some time the other morning on WWLTV sharing a few
"6AM = Dedicated to the mastery of your own destiny in realtime."
wearing: Skinnies similar + obsession worthy, Grind/Glamour Tank, Krewe du Optic sunnies, Hooded cape similar, Modern Vice boots, lusting for these
I've been feeling it. The 6AMs. The grind over glamour. There's a lot on the plate, mind, rotat
What a pleasant surprise to be included on the 30 Bloggers You Should Be Following in 2015 list! For those of you that have been around Oui We for a bit, you know I have a big love for SL. This feature comes on the heels of the December print feature and feels pretttttty amazing.
Be sure to check out the f
True confession. I have a serious case of the Mardi Gras writer's block.
Also known as spent the weekend Krewe du Vieux-ing, and drinking all the champagne and eating so much king cake.
Apple and goat cheese king cake, bubbles, boudin king cake, bubbles on heavy rotation.
What, someone's got to do it.
Like 3 runs
"Did you know sometimes it frightens me--
when you say my name and I can't see you?
will you ever learn to materialize before you speak?
impetuous boy, if that's what you really are.
how many centuries since you've climbed a balcony
or do you do this every night with someone else?
you tell me that you'll
“She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar.”
Mmm, hm, do I ever know what that color feels like.
I have a long standing love affair with the beauty business.
I spent time in oh, 400+ salons over the course of 10 years and learned my "brain
Current mood // Feel the vibes // I will always // And you?
As the week rolls on I can feel the warmth pulling. me.
I know in my heart it won't stay, the freeze will come sneaking back in
just. for. a. moment. I'm all in.
Talking about the weather? Sure we are.
The florals, the free flow, a lit