Monday, November 28, 2011

Weekend with a masked theme...

So over the weekend we went to mine trully's friends houswarming and birthday party. I was not overly eager to attend, because of my difficulty in understanding mine trully's mother tongue, but we went...and it was a lovely do I have to admit. Unfortunately not many pictures were taken and all I have to show for it are these:
It was a themed party, attendees advised to wear black, white or pink. Mine trully went for black and white, and I ofcourse had to settle for the pink (in my own terms of course).
We had fun, I caught only half of what was being said (thanks to the much that mine trully has taught me thus far) and it was different. That is what I enjoyed about it. You dont get that many black people who organise themed parties.
It is a pity though that we only wore the masks for about five minutes, and had to then take them of because they were irritating our eyes.
Well here is item one on our memories box motho wame.

Happy Monday
xoxo
SindieN.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Style is Everything: Serena van der Woodsen

In this next installment for Style is Everything, I bring you Serena van der Woodsen, the IT girl of Gossip Girl. She is the one who without lifting a finger, gets everthing just by being alive. She is the one the boys go GAGA over, well except for Charles Bass (Chuck), just because at some point they were step siblings, but she has been there, done that and definately bought the shirt and slept in it. She is beautiful and her smile is infectous, the wild girl, the recovering addict of a very notorious teenage life, and in the current season of GG (Season 5) she is trying to make a name for herself and prove to people she is able to do things on her own. Oh Serena, who are you fooling? The gold spoon will always be in your mouth.
Next to Blair, she is theeee best dressed also, and she has the height and body for it. Proven in these few on screen shots of her:










Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Monday, November 21, 2011

Daydreamer - dreaming never killed anyone

Me and Hloni went to Land Rover/ Range Rover in Centurion while window shopping for a car for her mum over the weekend. Going to this particular dealership was dubbed "The Dreamers". After learning of the new Range Rover, I could not help but step in there...this is what went on (:


I reckon it looks good on me, put aside that it swallows me (:

What makes it even more special is that it's my length...















Hloni likes the black, five door look














 The interior























The panaromic roof (Looking God straight in the eye)



 Range Rover Evoque brings sensational coupĂ© design to one of the world's greatest marques. Light-footed and agile, it's unmistakably a Range Rover – with an engaging blend of dynamic handling and refined engineering. It is the smallest, lightest and most fuel efficient Range Rover ever, using advanced technology to deliver sporty performance together with low fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. And with a tempting array of colours, finishes and designs to choose from – you can personalise Range Rover Evoque to your own individual taste and lifestyle, based on 2 distinct design themes:
Prestige- the ultimate in Range Rover luxury.

Dynamic- a sports-orientated take on the Range Rover Evoque.
Price (coupe): from R592 995
Price (classic): from R582 995





Friday, November 18, 2011

Style is Everything: Blair Waldorf

So yesterday I was watching Gossip Girl Season 5, Episode 5. This here happens to be one of my most favourite series to ever hit the small screen, and I just die by watching. I was introduced to it by my friend while it was on Season 2, and trust me to dig up season one, and follow every season thereafter. Word on the street is that it is on it's last season. This is tragic! Very tragic. Should it ever come out on DVD, I am no doubt going to get myself that set.

So as I was watching, the biggest part of GG has always been the fashion for me, more than the Chuck and Blair romance, or the Serena drama, or the Dan outsider - insider jam...it has just been the clothes on that set. Gosh I keep saying if I could own the GG wadrobe, I would be untouchable. Pity I am just this simple girl. So as I was saying, it sparked the thought that I shoud actually blog a series of my favourite styles from GG.

And we start with Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester) and her outfits that made me gasp! There has been much more (as she is undoubtedly theee most stylish character), but had to narrow it down to these:


Above: This is a classic! Top class and not anyone can just pull it off.



















Above: Miss Waldorf sure can play with colour, love the combination of colours in the first pic.

 



















Above: A very nice and clean combination of colour. Matches perfectly dont you think?





















And finally: Classic Black. Enuf said (I am going around looking for a black blazer, and its been months...imagine what I could pull off with one!)

xoxo
SindieN

Thursday, November 17, 2011

The thought in my head...

I have long been thinking about changing the theme of my blog, to sort of give it an injection of life as at this poing in time I feel that it is too dark (what with the black background) and it just does not communicate any good feelings. The main reason I started this blog was to detail or reflect on some of the things that happen in my life, as well as share lots of pictures and memories. This has been partly achieved, and I have even found more fire in which to post on this here blog of mine.

But I am very aware that it will expand, it will change, it will be horrid on some days, and on some it will be inspirational and breathtaking. But I am so scared of this change. I fear that if I change the theme, my blog will never look the same again. But I have realised that I have not really asked myself what the people viewing this blog think about this theme, or what they would like to see. As much as it is about me, it is also very much about you, the viewer and reader who sees this once a day, twice a week, once in every three months and the like...this is for you!

So I stepped out of my shoes and figured that some colour and light (brightness) would do a great deal for this here blog. It would sort of be a re-birth, a step into the now. So, next time you see this, the blog will be different. Some of you may like the changes, some of you may prefer the current template, but we all know that in life we cannot please everyone at the same time.

So for those of you who will not like the change, be brave, like I was and open your mind to the possibilities of a new look. And to those of you who will like the change, this is mainly because of you, open minded and flexible person!

So...let us walk into the light, together.

xoxo
SindieN

For You

''We need other people, not in order to stay alive, but to be fully human:  to be affectionate, funny, playful, to be generous.  How genuine is my capacity for love if there is no one for me to love, to laugh with, to treat tenderly, to be trusted by? I can love an idea or a vision, but I can't throw my arms around it.  Unless there is someone to whom I can give my gifts, in whose hands I can entrust my dreams, who will forgive me my deformities, my aberrations, to whom I can speak the unspeakable, then I am not human, I am a thing, a gadget that works but has no ashes.''
Notes on Love and Courage by Hugh Prather

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Halloween Do - Nov 4th


JL the Grim Reaper

We pulled an effort hey...

My team, the No 1. best team! Nuff Said

Death Defined...my outfit

Grim reaper teaching us how to hit a golf ball...interesting

Me and the Princess playing golf sword thinga magigi...

The beautiful Wends

Pose for the camera, snap!
Prenishaaaaa and beyond...

The day was great! We won chocolates (LOL) for best dressed and we cheated some on the golf course. Ofcourse my arms were aching for a coupla days after.
How whack!
Loved it though...

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Real Style is Timeless


Keep it fresh, its a guy thing!



My absolute favourite, this here man oozes vintage style...

Have you noticed that the peculiar joe dresses like this today? I have seen a couple clad in this vintage style.


(source: http://www.fresher.au/)