Oh, Fangirls. I have missed you so dearly. Over the last few months, I have been far, far away from Fangirls Are We, studying beverage in the wild land of college. Needless to say, spending my days in lectures on wine & spirits, writing essays about bitters, and touring breweries have deeply impacted the things my Fangirl Heart is craving this holiday season. Fellow cocktail nerds, rejoice!Read More »
One of my favorite things to do, and ways to save money, is to shop for styles I love online or in the mall, then search for similar looks at the thrift store. You might not find exactly what you’re looking for, but you can certainly find something close, and alter it to be a custom piece of your dreams. This weekend, $10 and 20 minutes turned into two new killer crop tops.
I’m not sure how I, a lover of sex knowledge and comics, only just now found out about these things. However, I’m real glad I’ve now entered this realm. Tijuana bibles, also known as dirty comics or fuck books, were little booklets of raunchy comics, often featuring well known characters or people, that were secretly distributed from the 1930’s to the 1950’s. It’s a whole secret world of comic based pornography that people don’t know about, but that nearly everyone was involved in.
Let me tell all you Fangirls about a webseries that I’ve recently become pretty obsessed with. The child of the YouTube channel StyleLikeU, the What’s Underneath Project is both all about style and not at all about style. It is the most beautiful contradiction.
I love shopping, Fangirls, but it can often be a frustrating & discouraging experience for me. I’m a lady who heavily prefers men’s clothing to women’s, but I have a lady body. It leads to a whole lot of trying on, disappointment, and feeling uncomfortable.
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I might be cheating a bit because it’s a newer item but a few weeks ago, Ashley Eckstein of Her Universe posted some upcoming designs and one of them was what I thought was a knit sweater with Darth Vader and Stormtroopers. I thought it looked cute and was probably going to buy it but she unveiled the full collection today. Instead of Darth Vader, this is what I want:
Tis’ the season to be a Fangirl! Tra-la-la-la-la! La la la la! Whatever you celebrate this holiday season, I think we can all agree it’s a great time of the year to be a fan of things. People are obligated to buy you gifts – that means they are trying to figure out what you like! All that time you spent trying to explain Doctor Who to your cousin will pay off! All the posts you made about how Sherlocked you are become GOLD to people that are trying to figure out what to purchase for you.