I just would like to wish you all a very happy and safe Halloween. Feel free to share your costumes with me on my Facebook page or on Instagram you can find me @ The Rad Hatter.
While I was in Michigan a few weeks ago for a wedding (see last post) I made it a point to get to Ann Arbor. Even though it’s about an hour away from where we were staying, it’s the most urban place I know of in that state. U of M is the heart of this town making this a very hip and young place to be. You will see lots of thriving mom and pop coffee shops as well as major stores such as Urban Outfitters.
There is also a small geek society down there with little hole in the wall comic shops, arcades, game stores, online gaming centers and even a place you can go to work on game/geek related projects. ( We totally NEED one of those here)
In the middle of it all in a quint sushi bar that if you weren’t looking for it you might miss it. This charming little sushi bar was called Totoro.
Ok I am currently blogging in my favorite Cafe and I really have nothing to write about but here it goes.
I haven’t really blog too personally because I’m either busy, busy, busy and or just being weird. So a little about me and my blogging, I need music, inspiration and something yummy to sip while a blog. It may be a comfort thing but I’ve done it since I started this little blog site here. That’s enough about that Lol.
……..So anyways, life is starting to pick up and I’m really excited to find where it leads me. I’m working really hard right now to get my fans (you guys) something fun to do and or something fun to read. I’m super honored to have any fans, I mean its so strange to me that I have fans at all.
New things you can look forward to here are that I will began reviewing comics I’m reading. I really like comics though it is still sort of new to me. I would like to tell you which ones I thought were great and which ones you should read into. Also I plan to start making my own cosplays. I have a few in mind that I will be working on and you will definitely be seeing my progress on here as well. Step by step! I will be doing a New 52 Catwoman, Ame- Comi Cheetah black variant, and Storm black costume. These will be long term projects but the goal is to have at least two completed by WonderCon 2013.
Last month I was lucky enough to go to San Diego’s Comic Convention. My friend Jimmy Purcell of Been Better Comics let me work for him as his traveling bookmark babe or somewhat promo girl.
I had no idea what to expect going down to San Diego and staying for 5 days but let me tell you it was more than worth it. In the span of 5 days I ate at the finest of restaurants, went to an Andrew WK concert, met Shia LaBouef and spent more money than I’m comfortable mentioning… BUT I regret nothing!
I packed WAY too much stuff to this trip because sometimes a girl needs options. The suitcase was full of make-up, Black Milk clothing (which I wore everyday), Phear and I’s clothes. We also brought tons of snacks and drinks that were completely forgotten about until the very last day.
I had a Been Better uniform that included specially made bows from designer Doll.jpg, a Been Better tank and whatever Black Milk I chose to wear. I included my Wonder Woman purse of Truth that I made to hold the bookmarks in.
I was able to throw together one decent cosplay. I did a hipster Wonder Woman but sadly it may have been too hipster to the point of being unrecognizable with exception to a few other awesome hipster cosplayers. I had one other cosplay that was too perfect because it was myself in the Been Better comic strips.
I’m back from a long blogging break and I am ready to talk… about hair.
I’ve been going natural for a few months now but I’m just now starting to wear it down more often.
I have curly, unruly tangled and dry damaged hair. I used to hate it and neglect combing it often because I didn’t really see the point. I am guilty of straightening it repeatedly for months and months without breaks. I didn’t like having curls at all even though I’ve always been told that my “natural hair” looks nice or that those with “straight hair” would love to trade for mine. To me, I always felt like my hair was more of a burden then a gift.
Recently my step-mother Karen and owner of The Beauty in You salon in Reseda, CA were chatting about my little twin sisters hair. They have long beautiful wavy hair with very relaxed curls. These two girls are actively out playing sports, running, jumping and full of energy and their hair never loses its curl or shape and never gets frizzy.
Karen recommended I try Design Essentials Shampoo and Conditioner as well as the Design Essentials Daily Moisturizing Lotion.
Above: A picture of the daily moisturizer and what is left of samples of shampoo and conditioner.
Hello lovely kitties!
Here is a spur of the moment recon. T- shirt I did today. I was inspired to do this for a while but never really had the time.
The inspiration is from crafty SZmoon’s crop tops and Coachella and Spring/Summer fashions I have been seeing popping up.
I just finished editing these photos, enjoy!
What you’ll need:
- Sharp Scissors (because mine sucked…)
- A t-shirt you DGAF about (because you may mess up)
- some motivation ( because you don’t want to be lazy like me)
The Rad Hatter is teaming up with Kellie Dot Jpg to celebrate our blogs and …you the viewers! We would like to thank you for reading by doing this collaboration giveaway! Please take a look at the rules below to enter. Good luck~ (>w<) /
~1 6%DOKIDOKI “colorful rebellion” poster
~1 pair of Spank! Candy heart tights
~1 Rune Boutique sticker set
~3 So So Happy stickers
~3 So So Happy buttons
~1 Full sized China Glaze pastel nail polish in “Lemon Fizz”
~1 Set of Ardell rhinestoned eyelashes (glue not included)
~1 Doll.jpg 6” Turquoise Rhinestoned hair bow
~1 set of Doll.jpg Pink Leopard Print mini hair bow clips
~1 Silver Pyramid Stud Bangle
~2 Show Colours Cosmetic Glitters (Silver and Gold)
-2 Vials of Cosmetic Glitter (Violet and Turquoise)
To Enter :
*one entry and 4 possible extra entries!*
MUST! Follow/subscribe to BOTH our blogs to be entered!
(post in comment section links to your extra credit, You may do all extras ONLY once for a total of 5 entries)
- Like our Facebook pages. The Rad Hatter (facebook.com/TheRadHatter) and Doll.jpg (facebook.com/dolldotjpg).
- Blog our contest on tumblr.
- Post link to contest on facebook (please make sure this particular status update is set to public so we can see the post when you link us).
- Tweet link to contest.
Last day to enter is April 4th at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. Winner will be chosen with a random number generator and announced on April 5th, and will receive the prizes in the picture!
The winner will be emailed shortly after announced so please in the comment section leave your Full Name, Email, and all links to your extra credit so we can count all of your entries.
Thank you everyone and good luck! If you have any questions just ask!
I decided I wanted to have a cute little outfit for my adventurous day with Phear this Valentine’s day. I was able pick up an entire outfit at Forever 21 (which is now starting to sound like my favorite store..it’s not I swear) for under 50 bucks. Score! I had some heels I’ve been needing to wear out and I put it all together with tights. I was originally going to do just a snapshot of my outfit for this blog but I ended up collaborating with Chelsea of Eve Was Framed Photography! I was extremely excited when Chelsea posted she needed a model for a Valentine’s day shoot because we’ve worked together before, she does amazing work. Eve Was Framed is a unique photographer with her own original style. She uses soft pretty hues but still manages to have the strong vivid colors blending in perfectly. Who’s ready to see the photos? Also please be sure to follow the Eve Was Framed Photography facebook page. <3
Have a Happy Valentine’s day everyone! Share some love with somebody special in your life today! Whether its family, friends or the man/woman of your dreams You don’t need a date to spread love!
More pictures of this shoot are posted in the Eve Was Framed Photography facebook profile!!