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Outfit || Girls will be Boys

Thursday, 30 May 2013
I think my dad is pretty much used to my "weird way of dressing". My over-sized print shirts, long and full pleated skirts, turbans etc. My "cinderella look" (as he calls it). Lol but I don't think he was prepared for this because when he saw me this morning his reply was "this doesn't look so smart". I couldn't help but laugh out loud.
My dad's response to my outfits are either, 'you look smart' in which case he really loves it, or cinderella girl . haha

I look weird here but whatevs -_-


I have this extreme love for androgyny fashion. From as far back as I can remember, I've been into the whole "tom boy" swag thing.
I've never been a girly girl. Memories of my childhood includes playing footie, table tennis, bicycle racing, running around with the boys and basically being a terror.  Lol.* Good old days*. I've calmed down a bit now tho.
I like borrowing from the male closet. (I'm most especially obsessed with fedora hats and bowties!) so of course I just had to get with the boyfriend jeans trend plus the jeans are super comfortable!!
I wore that to a casting this morning , I was a bit skeptical if it wasn't a bit off for a casting but hey! I guess not cos I got picked :D
I got a few odd stares too . lol

P.S - After staring blankly at my laptop screen for close to 20 mins 10mins, i still couldnt come up with a decent  post title
                                    
                                                                                                                               Cassandra Ikegbune
                                                                                                                               xoxo

Outfit || We go together like Denim and a Tee

Tuesday, 28 May 2013
This is just a simple outfit i wore to see a client for a shoot yesterday.
I was going to dress up in one of "eccentric styles' but i figured i should at least look normal since its "job related".lol
Anyways i just threw on a tee, denim pants, my sneaks again and headed out.


I had to do a little test shoot from which they will decide if they"ll use me or not, i hope they see my pictures and fall in love at first sight o:). Pray for a sisteh.


P.S - I've decided to make my blog more "Me", so i intend to write more about things and not just my "OOTD's".
I will also try to have fun with my post titles, keyword "try" because i absolutely suck at thinking up titles.lol

                                                                                                                          Cassandra Ikegbune
                                                                                                                           Xoxo


Outfit || The Floral Vest

Friday, 24 May 2013
Yesterday was my last day of GMP (General Medicine Practice) Postings. I'm so glad that's over although i'll really miss my partners especially the ride through and fro everyday listening and singing along to awesome soft rock music  ^_^

This was a last minute outfit after i reluctantly dragged myself out of bed. I dug out this floral vest from my vintage closet and to think that i actually used to wear it around the house and to sleep //_\\
Looked online and found a whole lotta inspiration on how to rock this vest so be rest assured that you'll be seeing it again pretty soon


The sun in Lagos is horrible!!!!! omygashh!! see how my forehead is reflecting in the sun :(

So, i learnt a really big lesson yesterday and its that "things are only as important as the value you place on them".
I finally realized that I've been giving the wrong things high importance in my life and just putting myself through unnecessary stress but that's way past. I've decluttered my mind and i feel so freeeeeeeeee :D

I'm happy the weekend is finally here. How did your week go?


Thank you Iyare for being my photographer and Biola >_>

                                                                                                                            Cassandra Ikegbune
                                                                                                                             xoxo

Outfit || Denim and Kicks

Thursday, 23 May 2013
Whoop! I'm so happy to be back on here! i've sincerely missed blogging! My exams have been moved to july and i think i'm happy about that. I have a little more time to get more work done.

Yesterday my friend(who is also a model) and i had fittings , after that we decided to go see tyler perry's temptation. I thoroughly enjoyed that movie and I had an awesome day. Thank you Nike :*

So, i decided to pull out my new kicks yesterday. lol I dunno why but i really felt all badass in this outfit!
Probably because i hardly wear sneakers out and i like to deceive myself sometimes and form "tomboy" lol  (i actually like tomboys)


Dress good, Feel good ^_^

P.S - I think every girl should go see tyler perry's temptation. for real 

Oh yeah, so i met one of my "blog readers" in school last week friday. I just want to say thank you for loving my blog again! (why so emotional yeah?lol)
:*

Cassandra Ikegbune
                                                                                                                                     xoxo

OOTD || Model Diary

Saturday, 11 May 2013
I think its safe to say i've had the busiest week so far. Lots of running around, Shows from "hell", Project stuffs, Short nights and long days. Is it strange that i actually kind of prefer it to being idle at home? i just need a car and i wouldn't mind all the stress. lol
So, yesterday i had one other fashion show from "hell". Spent the whole day changing clothes and walking the runway. sheesh!!!. I was even more stressed then when i wrote my last professional exam. Yes, its that deep!!
Somehow, i think i knew it was gonna be that way so i dressed to minimize stress. Shorts, a tank tee, a blazer for the cold and of course my fedora hat to cover my scattered hair.

This is me at arrival. All natural, no makeup. i look so dead . lol
I don't know why i'm smiling in this weird way -__-
Fooling around. Matilda, Bukola, Opeyemi
Chilling to get hair done. That's Angel.
Makeup Section
this is khalid's excuse for a picture. smh
I can't exactly put up any actual picture on the runway yet

My head hurts as i type this, i think i need a goooddd long sleep but i just wanted to get this post out of the way.
How was your week?

Thank God its Weekend!!!

                                     Cassandra Ikegbune
               xoxo


100 Truths

Thursday, 9 May 2013
i saw this tag on a blog and decided to give it a try.


so here goes...

1. Last drink: water
2. Last phone call: my group rep
3. Last text message:  A shoot reminder 
4. Last song you listened to: Eziokwu by Lynxx, Phyno, Illbliss, Ikechukwu
5. Last time you cried: this morning -_-
SIX HAVE YOU EVER:
6. Dated someone twice: no
7. Been cheated on:  i doubt
8. Kissed someone: Yeah
9. Lost someone special: yes
10. Been depressed: Yeahp
11. Been drunk and threw up: i've never been drunk. 
LIST FOUR FAVORITE COLOURS:
12. black
13. red
14. green
15. blue
HAVE YOU:
16. Made new friends:  yess
17. Fallen out of love: sadly, yes
18. Laughed until you cried:  lool. No
19. Met someone who changed you: Yes
20. Found out who your true friends were:  i guess so 
21. Found out someone was talking about you:  lol.mehn, aint nobody gat time for all that
22. Kissed anyone on your friends list: nope
23. How many people on your friends list do you know in real life:  depends on which friend list
25. Do you have any pets: can my neighbour's pet be my pet?  -____-
26. Do you want to change your name:  I'm perfectly fine with my name. 
27. What did you do for your last birthday: bed all freaking day
28. What time did you wake up today: 7ish 
29. What were you doing at midnight last night:  sleepingg
30. Name something you CANNOT wait for: Leave this country for good
31. Last time you saw your father:  he's right in front of me at the moment 
32. What is one thing you wish you could change about your life:  The fact that i'm in med school
33. What are you listening to right now: Some guy on crime and investigation
34. Have you ever talked to a person named Tom: now that i think of it, no. lool.. 
35. What’s getting on your nerves right now?: nothingg. ^_^
36. Most visited webpage: , google.com
37. Current city: Lagos cityyyyy
38. Nicknames:  Cassie
39. Relationship Status: Married to Jesus *_*
40. Zodiac Sign: Saggitaraus
41. Male or female or transgendered: Female
42. Primary School: Onward nursery and Primary school
43. Middle School: we dont have that in Nigeria
44. High school: Fountain heights secondary school
45. Hair color:  Brown
46. Long/medium/short: Medium 
47. Height: 6'1
48. Do you have a crush on someone: i wish
49: What do you like about yourself:  I'm badasss
50. Piercings: just my ears. although, i'll love to get more just really scared
51. Tattoos: This i also want, chilling for the right time..
52. Righty or Lefty: Righty
FIRSTS:
53. First Surgery: None
54. First Piercing: Ears
55. First Best Friend: Blossom in Primary 1
56. First Sport you Joined:  Table tennis i think. Although i used to run and play football. cant remember which came first
57. First Pet:  I'm still claiming my neighbour's dog :|
58. First Vacation:  Last year. ATL
59. First Concert: i've never been to a concert :(
60. First Crush: Lol. I cant remember this
RIGHT NOW:
61. Eating: My lips. No, i'm not weird
62. Drinking: Nothing
63. Already missing:  My cousins
64. I’m about to:  Go pack my bag
65. Listening to: Nothing
66. Thinking about: What to pack for tomorrow
67. Waiting for: nothing for now
YOUR FUTURE:
68. Want kids: Hell yeah! I dream about that day everytime.
69. Want to get married: But os coff
70. Careers in mind: Lol. i'm meant to be a doctor.
WHICH IS BETTER WITH THE OPPOSITE SEX?
71. Lips or eyes: Lips
72. Hugs or kisses: Hugs!!!!!!
73. Shorter or taller: Taller. Def. No short ass nigga
74. Older or Younger: Older.
75. Romantic or spontaneous: Romantic and spontaneous. I can do that right?
76. Nice stomach or nice arms:  Well developed rectus abdominis . ehrr, i mean "nice stomach"
77. Sensitive or loud: Not extremely sensitive, Not extremely loud
78. Hook-up or relationship: Relationship (old age speaking)
79. Trouble maker or hesitant: Trouble maker!! lol
HAVE YOU EVER:
81. Drank hard liquor: yes
82. Lost glasses/contacts: All the timee. 
83. Kissed on 1st date: nope
84: Broken someone’s heart: Yes. I'm sorry tho...
85. Had your own heart broken: Yes
86. Been arrested: No
87. Turned someone down: yes
88. Cried when someone died: Yes.I cry alot
89. Liked a friend that is of the same sex: Yes! I think i liked Tosin a little bit too much
DO YOU BELIEVE IN:
90. Yourself: Yes
91. Miracles: Yes
92. Love at first sight: Ehrr. not really
93. Heaven: Yes
94. Santa Claus: No
95. Kissing on the first date: I believe If you want to, go for it
96. Angels: Ehrr well, not exactly
ANSWER TRUTHFULLY:
97. Is there one person you want to be with right now?: I'm not sure. confused nigga like me
98. Had more than one boyfriend/girlfriend at one time?:  Nope
99. Wish you could change things in your past?: I guess so although things happen for a reason and everything still works out for good.
100. Are you posting this as 100 Truths?:  Yes!!!

Outfit || Little Black Dress

Monday night I received a call from a casting director inviting me to a tv commercial casting. She also said to come looking "sexy". In my usual nature, I brushed it off thinking to myself, "I'll deal with all that tomorrow".
Fast forward next morning, my room in disarray with my clothes scattered all over the place. It hit me that I really didn't know what she meant by dress "sexy". I mean well, I know how to dress good and all usually with most parts of my body covered.
After much thought, I finally settled for this little black dress that has been accumulating dust in my closet. lt shows off my legs which i think is one of my best assets :D
And of course, i couldn't leave my house in that short gown. My black pleated skirt came to the rescue. I wore it over my gown and used a belt to finish up the look. Thats Tracy, one of the "skinny Bitches" i know.lol

I took these pictures with my iPad and had to edit all of them because i really didn't like the quality of the picture. I'm so happy i finally replaced my camera's memory card so goodbye to low quality pictures ^_^. 

Inspiration : Dungarees

Sunday, 5 May 2013
Fashion is very dynamic, trends are constantly resurfacing. I am currently loving dungarees, overall and pinafores. This 90's trend is making a huge come back and has been spotted on one too many celebrities and even on the runways .

I recently acquired a short dress dungarees from my aunt. I'm so inspired and can't wait to finally try it on!

What do you think of this trend? Will you rock it?

Outfit || Retro Chic

Friday, 3 May 2013
Hey Guys! 
How's it going? 

I really hate how inconsistent I've been of late and although I don't want to come on here with all these excuses, but hey what can I do?  Lol.
I've been having internet issues and now my camera's memory card is bad.
I'm currently trying to get a hang of blogging with Le IPad. It's confusing and I can't make the post I had in mind so I'm just publishing one of my saved drafts.

This is an outfit I wore some weeks ago on one of our community immersion days in school. I have a love affair with vintage skirts and this skirt is one of my favorites from my vintage closet. I paired it with my chiffon green shirt and of course I brought on the arm party (wrist beads) as usual.

What do you think of this look? 
Also, let's connect!

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