02 August 2010

Leo's Queen.

I hate to admit it but August is here which means my birthday is almost here. I was born on August 19th 1756. Old right?? I know, awful. (Don't they say, a true lady never reveals her age?) Anyway, I don't usually like to be home on my birthday because I hate the idea of getting older and so if I can be in a  town or country that I have never been, I can preoccupy myself with that and if I feel like celebrating I will. This year however, we were unable to leave any earlier for St. Thomas, so I will be here, but on the bright side, I will be able to celebrate with friends and family. 
I have decided then to set up a little birthday wish list, which in my opinion is rather small, but 

I think I will end up buying this one myself; I have been dying to get a new lens for my Canon Rebel XSI! My friend Trish informed me this EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Lens would be perfect for the photos I desire and that I will never want to switch lenses... I'm just not too fond of the price tag.

I'm a sucker for motorcycles most definitely. Goodness I love the sound of them rolling down the street and watching them fly by gives me the chills. While I won't ask for a motorcycle, yet, I'll just ride my future husbands! I love vintage Harley tees as well as vintage band tees. I have a great collection going but I wouldn't turn down any additions! Melrose has some great shops, although they're a little pricey since they've already done the work and found them for you!

It is my firm belief that every fashionista, especially those with a little hippie or a little edge, should own a piece of the amazing Low Luv x Erin Wasson jewelry collection. You can usually see her wearing a lot of these pieces in different editorials or random snapshots and I just love them, especially the cross necklace! However, I wouldn't mind owning any other pieces either :) Amazing prices too

How I don't already have this I really do not know! I do have a couple random seasons, which I think I took from a sibling, but not the entire collection... I still remember staying the night at my grandma's and watching it with her and not having any idea the entire show was basically about dating and sex, ha!

Ever since I saw a street style photo in a magazine of a girl wearing an Hermès belt a couple months back, I have been dying for one. A nice 2nd hand find would be nice as a new one would be quite expensive especially for a simple belt buckle, Hermès or not!

Another firm belief I have is that every girl, fashionista or not, should own at least one nice pair of good hoop earrings. In my opinion the bigger the better, I think around 3" is good. I am in desperate need of a lovely pair of real 14k gold *or better :)* and I wouldn't mind getting white gold either!

I've been hassling my Dad for a while to dig out his old watches so I can "temporarily" borrow them, but I think he realizes my definition of borrow so he has put it off for some time. He claims when he moved he packed them away and cannot find the one he would let me borrow, hmmmmm?? I wonder! I think he should go on a birthday scavenger hunt for it!

I have way too much jewelry and not many places to put it. Plus I keep thinking of things that would look great in my future apartment, which is months and months away, but I have lusted after this jewelry stand from Urban for months now and still not purchased it. 

Ticket to see Matt and Kim at the Henry Fonda Theatre in LA on October 2nd would be perfect! My brother introduced them to me at Coachella this year and I instantly fell in love.. I couldn't stop playing their album for a good while. They are absolutely fantastic live and have the best energy of any band I've ever seen, which is quite a lot!

Tickets to see the glorious Florence and the Machine at The Wiltern in LA on November 6th or 7th would also be great. I have just started listening to this band, bandwagoner I know, however I have know about her, them, for years. Amazing music.

I would LOVE to see Phoenix at The Hollywood Bowl! I was lucky enough to see them at Coachella except I had to deal with all the kids who wanted to hear "1901" which yes is a great song, but, it is not the only great song they have! I was crammed on the side and not able to hear the full effect so I think seeing Phoenix at such a classic venue would be quite amazing! 

And finally, I have no idea what I want to do for my birthday yet, all I know is I want a Harry Potter birthday cake!! Many ideas are being tossed around but nothing is official. I will be in Las Vegas the weekend before for a joint birthday celebration and I leave 2 days after my birthday for St.Thomas in the Caribbean so I am kind of having multiple celebrations already!

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  1. loving reading your blog,really like the cross necklace.
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  2. i love the harley t-shirt. perfect colouring and slogan.

  3. oh i hate getting older - hope you get everything that you want xxxxx

  4. Omg I NEED the Golden Girls dvd set! Amazing.


  5. happy birthday girl!


  6. Oh amazing! Happy birthday!! I think the Rolex would definitely top my wish list ;)


  7. I want THAT WATCH !
    nice pictures !!
    happy belated birthday =)

    thanks for the lovely comment, it means a lot to me.

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  8. what a fun list! so cool that you got to go to luzern...i absolutely LOVE it, you should come back! :)

  9. I sooooo want that get that golden girls box set! Me and my mum used to watch it on a saturday morning, it was sooooo funny!
    Rianna xxxx

  10. absolutely adore florence & the machine!!! hope you got everything you wanted!!!

  11. That lens is one of the very best you can get.
    Also if you decide to sell it you can get a lot of money back for it, as these type of lenses are always in demand.

  12. great blog! love that t-shirt :)

  13. Great wishlist! The golden girls dvd made me laugh

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  14. Well hey there nearly birthday girl!

    What awesome picks, i so need a jewellery stand thingy too!

    Loving the style posts too! Gorgeous images and you look fab in white!

    ps thanks for stopping my way too poptart!

  15. In love with that Rolex!

    Thanks for your comment!

  16. loved reading this post :D
    awesome header too!
    great blog!
    loving the posts
    stop by some time xx

  17. Happy birthday, I love the t-shirt, I wish I could have a motorcircle but not. Also if you´ll get all these things or your birthday you´ll be so lucky.

  18. Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog! Actually it's: El helado parece delicioso! But really good try haha.

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  19. Golden Girls DVD! Ahahahahahahahaha.

  20. All great idea's... hope you receive a lot of these goodies!

    Hate to bring bad news but Florence is very boring live :(

    See Pheonix, they are amazing live!

    xx Black Adder Fashion