Thursday, August 19, 2010

Style-Volution: Part Deux

First of all, apologies for not blogging much of late; I’m going through another uninspired patch and I’m trying to think of some different ideas of things I might want to do for the blog, in the future. Also, I'm glad so many people enjoyed the first part of this series! I thought it might've just been my own vain self that liked to look at old pictures of yours truly.

And I’m going to preface this entry by saying that I may, or may not, be leaving out some of my terrible outfit choices. Because there are many. But why not show the best of my style-volution?

2006 was definitely a year when my look changed a fair bit (though not as much as in 2007, I think, but you will see that later) – the biggest change was with my hair. I was forever changing my hair from late 2005 – the end of 2007.

2006_01

On the left is my first attempt, ever, at a consciously vintage inspired hairstyle.

2006_02

On the left: best rolls I’ve ever done. They were almost solid with the amount of hairspray I used. Then I got a ‘trendy’ asymmetrical haircut.

2006_03

I grew the black out of my hair and then got it cut short. My first pincurl set is seen on the right, there.

2006_04

In between these two outfits I spent a month in the USA – California, New Jersey and New York to be precise. I really didn’t look any different there, surprisingly enough. And you can also see I dyed my hair red.

2006_05

I loved this hair colour – I rather miss it. Sigh. The hairstyle second from the left made me think of a rockabilly Bride of Frankenstein. 

If you didn’t see the first part of the series, you can see it here. Next up is 2007, when I think I had a bit of a style crisis.

Hope you all enjoyed the second part as much as the first. And you can see 'out-take' shots on flickr, again.

Love,
Andi B. Goode
x

P.S. Remember I'm listing some of the things I no longer want for sale here. Some is my own vintage (40s-80s) and some are pieces I bought with the intention of selling on. I'm also in the process of listing pre-loved clothes on there, too, for shipping costs only. So, keep checking and/or follow the blog!
P.P.S. My friend (I like to think we are friends) Kate is having a sale of her really cute art. Please go buy things from her! Apparently if you tell her I referred you I get more discount but I'm really just keen on seeing her make some money. Go here.

18 comments:

  1. Ah, I adore seeing your "style-volution"! :D

    It is really interesting to see just how much your style has changed throughout the years.

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  2. Riikka: Thank-you! =D I'm really glad you're enjoying it.

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  3. These are the best posts! I'm interested in what your style crisis is in the next installment.

    You said you were strangely fascinated with raver gear - here's a shot of me in my phat-pants http://flickr.com/gp/kittymeow84/80DoX8 (hope the link works) - scuse the dumb head.....
    ah those were the days ahahaha
    I still have all the clothes though I would never wear them again. They just hold so much sentimental value!

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  4. Kitty: Yay! Thank-you. =] It was more of a lack of coherent style, I think...

    Heheh, the link worked. Thanks! That's awesome. =D It's so outrageous, isn't it?

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  5. You can really see how your style is starting to transition into what we see in your blog now. I love your hair in the pic with the blue and white spotted dress.

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  6. ooooooh i love your red hair! i'm loving these posts :D

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  7. I love these posts! Very interesting to see your style-evolution. The red hair really suited you!

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  8. great post Andi! some great hair styles there, you are lucky to have the versatility to pull off some of the edgier rockabilly looks.

    XX Rosina Lee

    http://rosinalee.blogspot.com/

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  9. Katie: yes, that's true, isn't it? Thanks =]
    Phebe: Hehe, thanks. =D
    Erika: Thank-you! =D I really want red hair again...
    AnnieLindsay-Smith: Hehe, thank-you! =] I loved that, too.
    Rosina: Aw, thank-you. =D I'm so glad you think so.

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  10. I love seeing your style evolution! :D I wish I had more pictures of myself in my late teens, but alas, I was pretty boring (I still hadn't come out of my shell, so to speak! That didn't happen until I turned 19/20). You looked so cute with short and red hair too. ;) Enjoying these posts a lot!

    ♥ Casey
    blog | elegantmusings.com

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  11. Casey: Thank-you! I'm glad you've been enjoying it. =D I'd still love to see you, anyway, if you ever decide to do something similar. hehe.

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  12. Wow these are great! I love seeing how people's style has evolved, can't wait to see the other posts!

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  13. Stefanie: Thank-you. I'm so glad you're enjoying them!

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  14. oh i remember all these photos. it's so cute. you're so cute!
    and i have some photos of a red-haired andi hanging out in l.a. with me :D

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  15. Bethany: hehe thanks! :D hurrah for LA. That was so much fun! I'd love to do it again.

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  16. I’ve really been enjoying your style evolution- keep ‘em coming!

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