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I wish that I could be like the cool kids...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

interior-and-lifestyle-blogWhile attempting to take these photos it was raining and blowing a gale. Trying to look casual and relaxed in strong winds and rain isn't easy especially when for half the photos your hair is standing straight up on end like some kind of ginger bart simpson... Oh so stylish!

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Ive had the song Cool Kids by Echosmith stuck in my head for the past two days (hence the title of this post) - its been going round and round in my mind. It got me thinking about school and how I never really fitted in with the cool kids. I remember this sometimes being an issue when I was younger; how i'd want to wear what everyone else was wearing, be into whatever was the cool thing to be into. Then around the age of 16 I stopped caring what other people liked, what was considered cool & I was just. me. I was at my 10 year high school reunion a while back and a guy who was in my class came up to me and said oh I hear you're a fashionista now. It made me laugh, I never thought of myself as trendy or cool ever, because now the cool kids are some of the bloggers I read daily & as much as I hate it I compare myself & my blog to them.
I need to take some tips from 16 yr old me who stopped caring about what others were up to and just get back to focusing on being me, because according to that guy from my school some people already think Im a fashionista and thats good enough for me. leopard-print-coat
what-to-wear-if-your-a-redhCoat: Forever 21, Jumper: Forever 21, Shirt c/o Sojeans, Jeans: Topshop, Boots c/o UGG, Necklace: H&M.

'Cool to me is being unique, and being someone you want to be.' Echosmith

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15 comments

  1. love how you say it, yah. Sometime we don't realize that we're a cool kids too XD

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  2. Amen to what you've said- and loving this outfit!

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  3. You're definitely already cool. No worries!
    And I really love your leopard jacket and the color of your sweater. There's some great layering going on here. You look fantastic!

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  4. I think it's so cool of you to think that way and let it all go. Good for you!
    When I was in school I got bullied a lot and yet I still remember not caring about anything these guys had to say. I still feel a little bit inconfident from time to time but I met my friend from high school just a month ago and she said: I thought you really didn't give a sh*t about what they were saying. And she was right! I wasn't! I tried to totally ignore those negative vibe people and carried on with what I'm doing. I am now also trying to focus on that attitude because it will bring me so much further than looking back, thinking about what I'm doing wrong or comparing myself to somebody else.
    We don't need to compare. We are unique and wonderful from ourselves. :)

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  5. love the location :) I dread to think what would happen if my school had a reunion... xx

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  6. Really enjoyed reading this post, and its good to do what makes you happy and not care about what other people think. xx
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  7. I've been hearing that song everywhere, and it is catchy. This is a cool outfit :)

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  8. Such a cute outfit!
    Love your glasses, great colour :)
    xox

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  9. Love this whole outfit - you're definitely one of the cool kids!

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  10. What do you mean?!?! We were the cool kids :) still are. Love ya Debs x

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  11. So gorgeous! Everything is so much more fun when you do your own thing I think <3 xo

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  12. Lovely post! You look beautiful on those pictures! You should be yourself and don't care too much what the others think about you. :)
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  13. Gorgeous! Vicky, you remind me a bit of Luna Lovegood! She's my favourite...
    Love,

    S

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  14. Aaaahh!!! I have EXACTLY the same jumper and I love it!! Great coat & great photos :)
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