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The Gilded Ones : MY THOUGHTS !!!

The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna .Weaving together elements of fantasy and traditional West African society, Forna has created a compelling and unique world for readers. 

BOOK DESCRIPTION

Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel like she belongs.

But on the day of the ceremony, her blood runs gold, the color of impurity–and Deka knows she will face a consequence worse than death.

This book highlights the area of women empowerment, overthrowing patriarchy, sisterhood and survival. I would recommend everyone goes and reads this book

WARNING SPOILERS IN THIS REVIEW

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STYLING CHARLI D’AMELIO…

Charlie D’Amelio is an American social media personality and dancer. Charli dresses casual and mainly wears demin, leggings or crop tops and adds a mixture of jewellery.

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HOW I would dress if I was in these shows…

I’ll be creating mood boards of how I would dress if I was in my childhood shows.

BRATZ

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Bratz is an American product line of fashion dolls and merchandise manufactured by MGA Entertainment and created by Carter Bryant. Four original 10-inch dolls were released in 2001—Yasmin, Cloe, Jade, and Sasha.

Bratz outfits are fashionable so I went with bright and bold colours for this inspiration mood board with a hint of y2k aesthetic as the outfits on the show have elements of y2k.

WINX CLUB

The story follows Bloom and her five best friends Stella Flora Tecna Musa and Layla/Aisha and is situated mainly in the Magical Dimension and on Earth. They call themselves The Winx Club and go on countless magical and mystical adventures together.

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Lore : MY THOUGHTS

For my 2021 reading wish list I had listed the book Lore by Alexandra Bracken.

WARNING THERE WILL BE SPOILERS.

Book description.

Every seven years, the Agon begins. As punishment for a past rebellion, nine Greek gods are forced to walk the earth as mortals, hunted by the descendants of ancient bloodlines, all eager to kill a god and seize their divine power and immortality.
Long ago, Lore Perseous fled that brutal world in the wake of her family’s sadistic murder by a rival line, turning her back on the hunt’s promises of eternal glory. For years she’s pushed away any thought of revenge against the man–now a god–responsible for their deaths.

Yet as the next hunt dawns over New York City, two participants seek out her help: Castor, a childhood friend of Lore believed long dead, and a gravely wounded Athena, among the last of the original gods.

The goddess offers an alliance against their mutual enemy and, at last, a way for Lore to leave the Agon behind forever. But Lore’s decision to bind her fate to Athena’s and rejoin the hunt will come at a deadly cost–and still may not be enough to stop the rise of a new god with the power to bring humanity to its knees.

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Ranking Fashion Aesthetics

. I saw this idea on YouTube from the Youtuber Ariel McKenna which you should check out her video

I strongly believe having aesthetics are unnecessary putting everyone in one box and I agree that everyone should just wear whatever makes them comfortable and not having to stick just to one aesthetic.

So I will be ranking fashion aesthetics that I had found on Pinterest and YouTube from 1 to 6.

  1. Futuristic

Futuristic fashion is born when designers who are passionate about clothing adopt new technologies or create their own to bring their visions into reality.

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Fashion Podcasts I Am Listening To.

If anyone wanting to learn about the fashion industry and how to build their experience in the industry with the end goal of reaching your career path.

I have listed below fashion podcasts that I have been listening to.

Fashion Originators

Fashion Originators is a podcast that is ran by Stephanie Irwin.

Fashion Originators Podcast helps you build a fashion career on your own terms! Each episode, fashion’s next-generation innovators share their top advice, routines and resources, all to inspire your career and personal goals.

What I love about Stephanie’s podcast as she brings guest that she interviews in her podcast who have wide range of experience in the industry and they give advice.

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My Favourite 2021 Spring/Summer Trends

When scrolling and looking at designer garments from 2021 spring/summer trends there has been certain trends that I have love and could totally imagine myself wearing them.

  • Romantic

The romantic trend consists of clothes that present a dramatic aura of femininity and past-century nostalgia. Designers incorporate the use of ruffles, flowing silhouettes, transparent fabrics, high necklines, and elegant evening dresses to perfectly embody the high-fashion of early 19th century styles.

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Reading Wishlist

My reading wish list so far I have a range of books from different genres, themes and storylines and have a common denominator which is that I want to read them.

My reading goal for this 2021 is 10 books which I hope to achieve.

Lore – Alexandra Bracken

A lifetime ago, Lore Perseous left behind the brutal, opulent world of the Agon families – ancient Greek bloodlines that participate in a merciless game every seven years. A game that is about to begin again …

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2 Words = Madeline Miller

Madeline Miller is an American novelist, author of The Song of Achilles and Circe. Miller spent ten years writing Song of Achilles while she worked as a Latin and Greek teacher.

2 words which is Madeline Miller. Reading her work seeing the high standard of her writing which is breath-taking as her work takes you through a journey and allowing you express and feel emotions

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Reviewing 10 Fashion Trends

As we all know fashion is temporary that results in new fashion trends coming. The fashion trends I’ll be focusing on is the top 10 popular fashion trends on Tiktok.

TikTok is a social video app that allows users to share short videos.

  • Leopard Print which I have seen all over TikTok with this print being on pants which I find very overused. I like it when it appears on bags and tops. When seeing leopard print trend on TikTok I wasn’t as excited compared to seeing the other prints trend. Overall I believe it depends on the colour of the cheetah print and the size of the print.