when i wore this outfit, i went to a lecture. i'm not one to go to things, or attend events, or really, to be honest, leave the house much other than for my responsibilities. but going to this event gave me extra credit for two classes. so i decided to. i didn't look into the photographer whose event i was attending, but once i was there i realized i knew exactly who it was. lauren greenfield. i had flipped through her book, entitled, girl culture, so many times. i ways always in awe of her ability to capture both the extreme, and the extremely relatable aspects of what it was like to be a teenage girl.
there is something very lovely about being able to hear someone speak about their work, about how they balance, or don't balance their personal life with their work. lauren greenfield just won best director at sundance for her film, the queen of versailles . while i would never expect or maybe even want my photography to take me that far, it's nice to see that it's possible to enjoy the success of both fine art photograph and have commercial success.
it took me a while to realize i was going to keep this dress. i've got a problem now, where i don't know how to dress my own body? i've lost weight, so i'm not the same size i was. i knew how to dress myself before, now my current clothes don't quite work, and this dress was a purchase to help amend that problem, but i'm still not so sure. my current plan is to spend more time thrifting once school is out, to see what i can do for my wardrobe.
i just feel like i am in such a rut with my clothes, i haven't been caring, or photographing my outfits beyond instagram, and i just wear shorts with tights every day.
shoes: forever 21
also, there was a reception after the lecture, and they were going to throw out all the food.
so i put cheese in my purse.
also all this fruit.