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It’s about time I did a quick update about the status of my dental school apps. Since I last posted on the subject, I’ve decided to put my deposit down for UCSF. I’ve been wait-listed at Harvard, and rejected by Columbia (no love from the alma mater). I’m really excited about UCSF though, and I’m very happy with my choice. I think of all the interviews I went on, UCSF left me with the best impression. I think the program is a good fit for me and I can’t wait to start in September. I’m not holding out for Harvard, but if a miracle happens and I get in, I’m really not sure what I’ll do. But for now I’m happy just focusing on moving things forward with UCSF.
Now, for the real subject of this post. Ever since I decided to go into dentistry, I’ve been on the look out for teeth-related things. I don’t know about anyone else, but I think teeth-shaped stuff are actually pretty cute. They make awesome home accessories, like these salt and pepper shakers:
Or this cookie jar:
Or this toothbrush holder:
Am I right? So cute. In addition to home decor, they also make for cute and unique jewelry. Like this cool necklace:
Or these new earrings that I bought a few weeks ago:
They also come in gold:
How awesome are these? Such unique pieces sure to be conversation starters. I can’t wait to add to my collection of teeth-related items in the future!
You might have noticed that I haven’t really done any outfit posts since my move to SF. This is due to several reasons. One, I don’t really have much reasons to go out most days, so I get lazy and just lounge around in leggings and t-shirts and sweaters all day if I know I’m going to be in the apartment most of the day. Two, the weather, climate, and geography in SF is really hard to dress for. It can be freezing in July and hot in October. It could be bright and sunny in one neighborhood and foggy and cold in another. It’s nice and warm in the afternoon but windy and chilly at night. And the hills make comfortable shoes really important. Many days I just find myself unable to come up with a reasonable outfit for the day. Other days I end up grabbing another layer or a scarf that doesn’t match the rest of my outfit right before I leave. So I haven’t quite gotten the hang of dressing appropriately for this city yet. I’ll get there someday.
That said, here are a couple of the outfits I have managed to capture on camera. This was on an unseasonably warm day in July:
Vintage top from mom’s closet; silk maxi skirt, belt, and sunglasses thrifted from Goodwill; sandals from Aldo; necklace that’s actually a watch from Disney
This is a more typical summer outfit:
Sweater from my aunt; dress/tunic from store in Canada; leggings from Seductions; Bucco boots; bag thrifted from Goodwill; free sunglasses from college career fair
Now that it’s fall and the weather should stabilize to a certain degree of coolness, I hope I can have an easier time dressing. Fall is actually my favorite season for fashion; I just love boots, jackets and coats, scarves, and sweaters. So hopefully I will be doing more outfit posts soon!
Another summer look from last week (before winter decided to come back to NYC) featuring the result of my long search for a maxi dress! I wasn’t sure that a maxi length would work for a somewhat petite gal like me, but I think this one looked great on me – what do you think?
Maxi dress from Old Navy, necklace from China, sandals from Aldo.
I don’t have a good full-body shot of my outfit but I really loved this look so I’m sharing this photo:
Top from H&M given to me by a friend, skinny jeans, red patent flats from JCPenny, white and gold woven belt thrifted from Goodwill, gold origami crane necklace from Forever21.
I just wanted an excuse to post all the pretty/cool things I would love to have, but to increase the potential usefulness of this post, think of it as a gift guide for your average artistic, nerdy, chocolate- and bacon-loving, style conscious world traveler and college student :)
1. Thai Iced Tea Dress from Modcloth
Because a girl can never have too many dresses. This one is girly and pink and has a lovely name.
2. Chocolate Pie Chart from Chocolate Editions
70% dark, 20% milk and 10% white chocolate. Nerdy and yummy all in one.
3. Anatomical Heart Necklace from Etsy
Truly alternative. This will make my high school biology teacher proud.
4. Sakura Pigma Micron Pen Set from Amazon
Because these are a NECESSITY for any artist who works with inking.
5. Mo’s Bacon Chocolate Chip Pancake Mix from Fredflare
Bacon. Chocolate. Pancakes. This could make the best breakfast ever.
6. Passport Holder from eBay
I could use an upgrade from my plastic zip lock pouch. These are cute and vintage looking, with enough pockets and slots for all my boarding passes, frequent flier cards, and more.
What’s on your wishlist this year? Share in the comments!
Looking rather prim and proper :)
White lace cami from China, beige cardigan from H&M, grey corduroy skirt by Chipie from eBay, black wool tights, black wedges by American Eagle from Payless, necklace from eBay.
I love this skirt! It’s so cute and versatile. And the necklace… well, I really loved this necklace from Modcloth, but couldn’t justify spending more than $30 with shipping on a necklace. So I did what I always did, try to find a substitute on eBay. And I found it! And I have to say a few words about the shoes. I think these are my most favorite shoes ever. I got them like 4 years ago… and they’re getting worn now, but I still love them to death. I wish Payless still carried them, I would buy at least 2 more pairs.
Getting into the holiday spirit :) This top always makes me feel so festive.
Hand-me-down red polka dot top, grey corduroy skirt by Chipie from eBay, black wool tights, grey leopard print boots from China, headband and necklace from thrift store.
Insert imaginary kitty into following photo:
Such pretty baubles… Got this necklace at a makeshift thrift store on campus last weekend. Got some other good stuff I will show off later.