Behind the Scenes: Yep, Not a Model Yet...

Behind the Scenes: Yep, Not a Model Yet…

Another Sunday night has rolled around and we are suddenly in the middle of March and I’m still trying to turn my Instagram feed into a ‘theme’. This week I felt a bit out of sorts with the blog, a  little bit lost. And then I realized it was PMS… Those damn hormone changes can make my normal functioning brain super neurotic, paranoid and self-deprecating for 5 days of the month. There was one point where I was thinking of packing it all in because no matter what I do I keep feeling like I get nowhere. But then sanity returns and I return from the upsidedown and I remember that I love blogging (even though it challenges me every day…). So let’s look back on the week that was…

I still feel ridiculous taking photos for my posts

I had hoped by now that I would be a f*cking pro at having my photo taken. But I am not. I always feel like I know what my face is doing but when I look at the pics I just look grumpy (goddamn resting b*tch face). My arms and legs rarely coordinate themselves into a Vogue-worthy pose and I feel awkward AF if anyone sees me having my pic taken AND feel just as awkward when my husband is taking my pics. When will this end?! I hope I am not the only blogger out there who still feels this way after 2 years. Truly, the pics that I post are the best of a bad situation but at least I can laugh at myself in the end. I mean, who cares if it takes 400 shots to get one usable one, that’s 399 times I get to laugh at myself!

Vogue Australia releases it’s best issue ever

This month’s Australian Vogue is guest edited by the incredible Emma Watson, an advocate for change in women’s rights, ethical and sustainable fashion and all around trailblazer for a better future. I am still only halfway through this issue but I am loving Emma’s added content. I hope to see more of these ethical and sustainable incentives become the norm in fashion mags instead of being a novel feature and effectively just “greenwashing”. I’ll be curious to see what the following Vogue issues will contain considering Editor-in-Chief Edwina McCann made a big deal in her Editor’s Letter that this was the time to talk about meaningful change – and props to her for bringing the conversation to Vogue, one of the biggest platforms in the fashion industry to discuss change.  It would be a shame to them to drop the conversation just as quickly as they seemed to pick it up…

I brought you my thoughts on Aesop

In case you missed it, but how could you, I posted my review this week on the Aesop products that I have tried and tested. They cost a pretty penny but there are just times when that pretty penny is worth it. I have quite a few Aesop products in my collection and have created myself a Sunday night ritual where I will use them all together for maximum bliss. My poor ass can’t afford to use these products every day or they’d be gone in an instant. But spending a Sunday night indulging in the beautiful scents and the luxury they bring, well that’s something I can get on board with. If you haven’t read my reviews, check it out here.

So that is this week in a nutshell, I hope you guys have had a fabulous one yourselves and I can’t wait to catch up with you next week! Remember to subscribe to The Chic Identity email list or follow me on Bloglovin’ and Instagram to know when new posts go live xxx

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