2 old fo’ dat shit

We know we miss her
We miss her picture
Sometimes it’s faded
Disintegrated
For fear of growing old
— Placebo, “This Picture”

I follow this Japanese street fashion blog and every time I scroll through the photos, half of me is going, “Ooh, I love that top.” and the other half is wagging its finger at me saying, “GRL U 2 OLD FO’ DAT SHIT.”

Aforementioned shit I am too old for. Via tokyofashion.com
Via tokyofashion.com

While I will defend my constitutional right to bleach and dye my hair until I die, (I think I’d make an adorable pink-haired great-aunt, don’t you?), I have to concede that at twenty-eight, calling myself a twenty-something sounds absurd and certain adult clothing choices have to start getting made.

I’ve turned into something I’d thought inconceivable in my late teens/early twenties — practical.

And I —

— I have forgotten the point I wanted to make when I started writing this entry. Here, have a Japanese boyband I will not admit to liking if you ask while I try to remember:

Really, I have no idea what you’re talking about.

The point I suppose, sadly, (and I’ve been saying this a while now) is that I have to make a resolution to start dressing better. And by better, I don’t mean the way I used to dress when I was younger (because omg what is Visual Kei hahaha).

So here’s to style, and the courage to admit what just doesn’t look good on you anymore.

Eat your heart out.
Advertisements

7 thoughts on “2 old fo’ dat shit

  1. I totally get you. Forever 21 palang e! But we’ll be rainbow-headed cute old ladies someday!

    Like

    1. Totally looking forward to our hair turning grey/white. 😀

      Like

  2. I will never admit it! Haaaay. But maybe having a headfull of pink hair at 34 is too much. Bleh

    Like

    1. No way! I think clothing you can outgrow but never oddly coloured hair. 😀

      Like

  3. I feel you and yet…

    *hides the colorful skirts and neon yellow shorts just recently bought*

    I think it’s not what’s inappropriate for age? I think it’s more of inappropriate for the occasion? I mean, if you’ve got it and the shoes fit and the timing’s right!

    But don’t listen to me. I’m a 34 y/o mom who rummages through my younger sister’s closet for better clothes to wear.

    Like

    1. Hahaha! Gorabels lang with the colourful skirts and neon shorts! 😀

      I didn’t mean for the post to sound judge-y. I just meant I feel uncomfortable wearing clothes I used to wear back in the day.

      I mean, my “everyday” shoes used to be a pair of buckled, 3-inch platform pleather boots, even in UP in 36C weather and I can’t fathom wearing my fishnet stockings on a night out anymore. XD

      Like

      1. Oh. Well, yes, i must agree with you on the fishnets i’m afraid. :p At least they’re still useful as a cosplay item.

        But generally-speaking you do have a point. I find myself doing the same thing nowadays when i shop. Sometimes i’m in denial. Lol.

        Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close