2009 « Awakened Aesthetic

Is It Over Yet?

December 29, 2009

What a season!  I’ve survived four – yes, four – Christmases this year: the first at home with friends, the second at my mother’s, the third at my boyfriend’s parents’ house, and the fourth with my dad.

Yes, I am …

Beautiful, Dirty, Rich

December 24, 2009

You know what I’m really, really into right now? Things that don’t go together. Not in the “stripes and plaid” way – or the “eighties and anything else please stop with the eighties” way…more in the “casually glamorous” way.…

What About Wednesday: A Question or Two

December 23, 2009

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[[Once a week I ask the same bleary-eyed question: “What about Wednesday?” It’s my day to post whatever the hell I feel like, with no regard to fashion, eco-consciousness or, occasionally, even coherent thoughts.]]

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Why do you shop sustainably?

Be …

Acquired Aesthetics: Nostalgia Organics Aroma Balm

December 16, 2009

My friends are often mad at me.

I have a really busy schedule, which includes way too many commitments, not enough sleep, and a lot of rain checks for dinner “when I’m not so busy.”  (Yeah, right.)

To be honest, I

Vicarious by Nature: Now on Amazon.com

December 15, 2009

You all know how much I adore eco-friendly designer Vicarious by Nature – hell, I’m even willing to leave the house to make a purchase. But now…I may not have to.

It’s official: Vicarious by Nature is now on

To Covet: Magenta Fifty Five

December 14, 2009

MATT AND NAT Magenta Fifty Five

Occasionally, I like to post things that I just plain want – whether or not they fit my style, budget, or even my ever-changing mood.  Ergo, the semi-regular To Covet: a category that shows one thing that I’ve been coveting, be

Ethical Designer Profile: Make Love Not Trash

December 10, 2009

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I’m a bit of a bag lady.  I almost always have at least three bags on me – especially on workdays – including:

  • My “goes with anything” clutch;
  • A makeup bag (I almost

What About Wednesday: Get Over Yourself

December 9, 2009

[[Once a week I ask the same bleary-eyed question: “What about Wednesday?” It’s my day to post whatever the hell I feel like, with no regard to fashion, eco-consciousness or, occasionally, even coherent thoughts.]]

What the hell is everybody whining about?…

Flesh It Out: Vegan Boots for Women

December 8, 2009

If you say a word, over and over, eventually it starts to sound less like a word, and more like amusement.

Boots. Boots. Boots.

This past weekend, I was playing around on Endless.com, which has been adding more and more …

What About Wednesday: Forgive

December 2, 2009

[[Once a week I ask the same bleary-eyed question: “What about Wednesday?” It’s my day to post whatever the hell I feel like, with no regard to fashion, eco-consciousness or, occasionally, even coherent thoughts.]]


Today, a man told me a …