Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A New Start

Silhouette Girl personal style college fashion blog Philadelphia
Top - Monki, jeans - BDG, cuff - antique, shoes - Marais USA

I keep consciously telling myself to be less apologetic and self-pitying, but I can't help my urge to start this long overdue post with negativity: these photos aren't too fancy. And of course, it's been quite a while - more than two weeks! My explanation: I left for school, I moved into my dorm, and I'm still settling in. Campus isn't all that large, but I haven't come across any deserted areas appropriate for photo-taking. So for now, my tiny dorm (and high bed, which makes me look tiny!) will have to suffice.

Silhouette Girl personal style college fashion blog Philadelphia
Silhouette Girl personal style college fashion blog Philadelphia

Despite all of this stress, I've been adjusting moderately well to college life in the USA. I might be experiencing reverse culture shock in some aspects, but college life here is indeed different from what I experienced in the UK! I've been to the gym more times than I had gone to a gym in my entire life. I suppose it's a productive way to spend time in comparison to endlessly scrolling on Tumblr, but I hope I can find activities on campus that are more in tune with my own interests!

I suppose you can see a bit of it in the above photos, but here's a snapshot of my resting area:

Silhouette Girl personal style college fashion blog Philadelphia

The duvet is from Primark, the world map is from Frankie magazine (purchased on Islington High Street), the other is a map of the London Underground, and the photos strung above are on a card string from Paperchase. I guess I decided to take a bit of my life in the UK back to Philadelphia!

I hope all has been well in your life! Let's hope my next post isn't too far in the future.

xox Catherine

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  1. Your dorm looks like a picture taken from Tumblr or something because it's THAT pretty. So simple yet so beautiful. I am loving the neck shot. It looks really really nice.

    I hope you're liking college life in the U.S. :) I mean, I have no idea what it is like anywhere else, but I must say that college life in general is great.


  2. oh dorm life...i remember how that was. i love how you decorated. the clothes pin idea is so cute!

  3. Oh dorms. I remember those times. I don't miss it haha.

    I really love those polka dot jeans paired with the striped shirt. Very cute

  4. I didn't even notice the messiness of your picture, I just saw your pretty face, fresh haircut and awesome stripes+dots. I SO want those pants! Hope all is well, good luck adjusting!

  5. Hei, a brad new start. Must be exciting and strange at once. I wish you all the luck. I actually like your high up bed and the pictures. Your hair is just cut perfectly.

    X, Sarah


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