Friday, August 26, 2011

Every rose has its thorn

It's true. Every rose has its thorn.  Poison couldn't have said it better.

We all want to believe in fairy tales and happy endings. But in truth, we don't live in storybooks. There won't always be a knight on a white horse to rescue us at the end of the story-- and in reality, the story doesn't end after the knight comes anyway. It continues and maybe after that beautiful fairytale rescue, you and your knight might face other challenges and there is no assurance that the next time will end as sweetly as before.
The outfit takes inspiration from the song. It's sweet and girly like a rose-- but literally adorned by "dark" representations.
"I know I could have saved a love that night
If I'd known what to say
Instead of makin' love
We both made our separate ways
"

I especially dedicate this post to all the girls who wished for a fairytale but found themselves trapped in a nightmare.

"...now I hear you found somebody new
and that I never meant that much to you
To hear that tears me up inside
And to see you cuts me like a knife"

Love is a battle. And I plan to go on fighting. To the end.
- Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

hot pink cropped jacket with silver studs - Soiree
turquoise "revenge" bandage skirt - Revenge Fork
wedged strappy sandals - Charles & Keith

4 comments:

  1. I love your outfit babe, especially your skirt!!

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  2. Hi Ninin!

    That skirt is wicked! Loved how you styled it :)

    Having said that, can I cross-post this on my blog Kikay Exchange (http://kikay.exchange.ph)? Will be putting a linkback to your site of course :)

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  3. @maria: Thanks dear!

    @jill: wow! sure! I don't know how cross-posting works (do I need to do anything?) but post away! thank you :)

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  4. Here you go: http://kikay.exchange.ph/users/jillsabs/posts/lotd/2011/09/12/every-rose-has-its-thorn

    Thanks for letting me cross-post :)

    Can I sign you up to become a Kikay Exchange member? This is because I want your post to be credited to you, right now it says "Jillsabs" and I want to change that :)

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