I was scheduled to come in and give a guest lecture today on decolonization and the end of apartheid. So today felt like rustic farmer/golden eye look with afro.
Subdued yet slightly sassy.
I love this outfit. That is all. OCTOPUS TIE.
Very, very, very busy week this week. Overwhelmed. Slightly colder. Reflected in my dress.
My mother is Irish-American and very, very, very demonstrative about it. I have countless memories of her dressed fancily for events on St. Pat’s. I figured it was my turn.
After a brief spring heatwave, we had a tiny cold snap. I refuse to be kept down!
Another day where I needed fashion to help me write. Totally effective!
It was very, very warm, and I wanted to really feel that in my wardrobe. Also a great chance for white eyeshadow and red lipstick. Also I love this pineapple pendant more than I can say.
I tend not to dress up on my days off from teaching, mainly because I’m often awkwardly typing/crying working on my book manuscript in a coffeeshop. But I really needed a boost today, so I went for some Charlize Theron/Furiosa eye makeup and side buns.
It was finally warm enough to dress like this, and since I was teaching critical work on settler colonialism (like most days), i decided to illustrate the part with this faux-farmer/colonial get up, replete with straw top hat. It’s fun to mess with the “seriousness” of this fashion, and to use it as a means … More Settler Colonial Spring | Tuesday, March 8, 2016