Friday, 13 June 2014

The only exemptions to fashion are nudists.Written by Storm Sitonga


Some people may consider fashion as a way for eccentric people to make money and celebrities to look on the red carpet and stuff. The blatant disregard people have for fashion is shocking, I once spoke to a lady who said she doesn't follow fashion because she doesn't conform to society's views and limitations. I told her the clothes she was wearing were especially picked for her by the so called conformists she was running away from. She kept insisting she had nothing to do with fashion, she goes to her closet and selects clothing that tells the world that she doesn't care what she puts on her back, what she didn't know was that the clothing she wears is part of a billion dollar industry that spans throughout the entire world and creates millions of jobs. So as long as she wears clothing it still falls under fashion even though it may not be in style, she does not get an exemption from the fashion industry just because she thinks she takes herself too seriously to care about her clothing.

role reversal

Relationships are hard especially to us the younger generation because we rush into everything. Yesterday my friend asked me what was upsetting me so much. I told him how I dated this really nice guy for about 2 months and I thought things were going fine until a few weeks ago when he just told me he needs time to himself. It was like being kicked in the heart. He surprisingly understood how messed up it really was and he claimed it was the first time he ever heard a guy saying he needed space. It turns out his ex-girlfriend just wanted to sleep with him and after several refusals he gave in and she then dumped him. I for one had never heard a guy say its too early in a relationship to have sex. He told me that, “Some people look for someone to sleep with. Some people look for someone to wake up to” . Its fascinating how the roles have changed, the men want commitment and the women want it casual. Read more: http://healthmad.com/conditions-and-diseases/role-reversal/#ixzz34Vl1wWAy

Music Alexandra Storm on Dec 14, 2013

Music is always there for people even when they don’t realize it, at weddings, at birthdays, at funerals. So this is homage to the music that has always stuck through thick and thin with me. You are the only thing that makes me forget I still need a soul all I can do I’ve done memories have gone and turned foul I know its scary to find my life the way it is always in a state of losing my mind i no longer know what this is Now it is up to you to make the pain disappear to bring me joy and happiness anew and make me forget how my ghosts always reappear Let the licks of the guitar take me to heaven and the beat of the drums drown out whatever will happen Read more: http://authspot.com/poetry/music-103/#ixzz34Vkqk1d5

The Great Depression Alexandra Storm on Dec 14, 2013

Empty spaces dominate my soul creating a never ending void while its pain i try to avoid as I try not to commit any foul you can travel the world but nothing can ever compare with it i live in despair as I’m getting older and my heart grows cold its undeniable there’s no feeling like it it increases with every heartbeat its truly unforgettable This is The Great Depression keeping us under oppression Read more: http://authspot.com/poetry/the-great-depression-4/#ixzz34Vk6sLJV

How to Dress for Comfort But Still be Fashionable published by Alexandra Storm on Jan 11, 2014

How to dress for a lazy day.
Have you ever woken up on a late morning and wished you could just lay in bed and snuggle with you teddybear and consume tons of hot chocolate? Your Ad Here For two straight years that was my life every morning of every day, I would skulk to school in sweatpants and walk around like a zombie till i got back to bed. This all changed when I attended the Durban July and saw people dressed in all sorts of outrageous outfits. That’s when I realised that in order to be fashionable i do not need to dress like everyone else, i just needed to dress myself in a way that expresses what i feel inside and makes me comfortable. Naturally #Black is my happy colour so i wear that most times. So on days like these i would just keep it simple and dress in a pair of black stockings, a simple black dress, a red belt, a red chunky necklace, a paiir of black 3″ pumps and a navy boyfriend blazer if its chilly outside. So you can pick whatever your happy colour is and work with it and go with your instincts but if they are a bit too extreme do tone it down a little. P.S. please do let me know if this helped you by emailing me at iamstorm93@gmail.com Read more: http://notecook.com/drinks/how-to-dress-for-comfort-but-still-be-fashionable/#ixzz34VjheL55

How I fell in love on a street corner.

If there is one thing i love in life it is the beach, the sound and smell of the ocean comfort me. The feel of it rejuvenates my mind and cleanses my senses. If i could i would leave where i am and reside there forever. So an hour away from the Durban seaside? I find refuge in the dry, humid depths of Pietermaritzburg. On the one day i decide to venture beyond the yard i find a jewel amongst jewels. I walked into this jewel as I wandered up Church Street aimlessly trying to find amusement. Right on the corner of Temple and Church Street sat my demi-god, clad in black CONVERSE, black skinny jeans, a black PARAMORE t-shirt and a black hoodie. His black hair had blue tips and his bangs hovered moodily over his eyes. He was carrying a blue electric guitar and strumming one of my favourite tunes “The Only Exception” by PARAMORE, I swear I fell inlove at that moment. His angelic voice was sultry and made me feel enchanted, I stepped up to him and just gaped as our eyes connected, my chocolatey orbs drowned in his sea-green orbs and I felt like I had arrived home. As he continued to sing, I could feel the breath being pulled out of my lungs. Read more in Relationships « Top Secrets of Love & Needing of Relationships Emotional Vulnerability » Whenever I hit those low stumps in life and the darkness takes over me, I just think of those gorgeous sea-green orbs and I see a little glimmer of hope, a little white light penetrates the darkness and I don’t feel so alone as I let myself drown in his pool of emotions for they are not my own. I let myself go as they take me on a whirlwind romance, seducing me and finding me, helping me discover myself. Among all the things I’ve been through, drowning has been the best. Read more: http://socyberty.com/relationships/the-boy-with-the-drowning-pool-eyes-2/#ixzz34VjIxV8u

i’m tired of not feeling safe when I walk along some streets in Southernwood East London, just because there are guys out there that are trying to prove how manly they are.

During the December holidays I visited my aunt in East London. She lives in one of those fancy apartment complexes in Southernwood Square. Whenever I need to go buy things at the shop I leave the safety and security of the complex and venture into the streets of Southernwood. When you go towards the BP shopping complex then you are still safe to some extent? because there are legitimate businesses there and they don’t like people messing with their businesses. When you go down the street towards where the shebeens are then you should probably bring a few bodyguards along? because that is where your safety ends. People over there are too high on drugs or drunk on alcohol to care about anything. They do anything they can to get some money? anything includes robbery and murder, everyday of every week. Last week I was walking down there and a group of guys came up to me and tried to chat me up, I felt unsafe so I wasn’t comfortable, the other guys didn’t persist and walk off. One guy decided to brave it and grabbed my butt, as much as I felt violated I had to retaliate and I kicked him in the junk. I couldn’t just let that happen to me and not do something. I believe these guys are ignorant and need to be schooled in the art of treating other human beings. So i don’t know how people who live there survive, I’d probably have to learn judo and sort some ghetto rats out. On a more serious note I don’t know how to deal with danger, so I would suggest some pepper spray and a few self defense lessons especially for the ladies and that advice is for every female out there. Keep it safe out there. Read more: http://alexandra-storm.quazen.com/shopping/home-and-garden/wretched-boys-who-ack-like-ghetto-rats/#ixzz34VhSfIKU

Did you know that wearing a sexy, comfortable shoe can boost your confidence?

In high school i was a tomboy,i wore pants and baggy t-shirts. the way i dressed was comfortable and it suited the persona i was portraying. When i got to university i stepped into my first pair of high heels. i must admit i was a bit scared since i had never worn heels before. that particular pair of heels was black and four inches tall. as i wobbled towards the full length mirror i kept telling my roommate what a mistake this was until i gazed at myself on that mirror. My legs looked leaner, my body looked longer and more toned, my butt looked like i had gotten a major procedure done. I actually looked like a woman for the first time in years, I stood tall and with a confidence I had never known I possessed. So I encourage you to go and try on a pair, but start small, if you’ve never worn heels before start off with a two inch wedge and then work from there onwards. Read more: http://alexandra-storm.quazen.com/shopping/clothing/shoes-4/#ixzz34Vh2wrzC

Fashion through my eyes. Written by Storm Sitonga

Fashion is an art form, and most times fashion is greater than what we mere humans can think of or imagine, it is greater than all other things created by man. It is not about utility, it is an extension of a person’s personality and expresses individuality. Fashion gives us some of the greatest artists of the century and what they create is greater than art, because people live their daily lives in it. It is a shiny beacon of hope for those whose talent transcends the minds of the ordinary, it is a source of inspiration to billions, it gives people something work towards and gives them reason to better themselves, and yet people don’t even care even though their lives would most likely be insignificant and dull without it. Read more: http://alexandra-storm.quazen.com/shopping/clothing/fashion-through-my-eyes/#ixzz34VgRk9hi

Through the looking glass

Written by Storm Sitonga

Fashion through my eyes.

Fashion is an art form, and most times fashion is greater than what we mere humans can think of or imagine, it is greater than all other things created by man. It is not about utility, it is an extension of a person’s personality and expresses individuality. Fashion gives us some of the greatest artists of the century and what they create is greater than art, because people live their daily lives in it. It is a shiny beacon of hope for those whose talent transcends the minds of the ordinary, it is a source of inspiration to billions, it gives people something work towards and gives them reason to better themselves, and yet people don’t even care even though their lives would most likely be insignificant and dull without it. Read more: http://alexandra-storm.quazen.com/shopping/clothing/fashion-through-my-eyes/#ixzz34VgRk9hi

Monday, 2 June 2014

Let's talk Bohemian Fashion

"In a world of plastic and mass produced Chinese imports, Ohso Boho offers an alternative found in a range of homemade and handmade goods, created with a feeling of responsibility and care." ohsoboho.co.za Since the early 90s Bohemian fashion has taken over South Africa, at the beginning the expansion was slow and people tended to stay away from it. but nowadays those of us who are brave enough to embrace our free spirits have dived deep into the ocean of unknown to help us discover our selves and our place in the world. With Fashionistas from Botswana (The Khoi Fro and GaTsh fros) leading Africa into the world of fashion it is no suprise to find more Southern Africans embracing this sense of fashion. When we say BoHo we mean true expression of your innerself, an extention of your personality.

Featured post

3 week update

Welcome back to my #ShineYourLightEveryday journey to clear, spot-free skin with the new Neutrogena Visibly Clear Spot proofing range. I ha...