Friday, April 22, 2011

FBFF: Inspiration

My second Fashion Beauty Friend Friday Group post, so exciting!  This week's questions are about inspiration and it's been fun thinking about where my inspiration comes from.

1. Which celebrity (celebrities) do you look to for fashion inspiration?  There are several celebrities whose style I admire- I wouldn't necessarily say that I try to copy them, but I often like what they wear.

Zoe Saldana: Well, first of all, she's absolutely gorgeous and I think her style is effortlessly chic in a way that I really love.

Blake Lively:  She is one sexy lady and doesn't mind showing off what she's got!

Rachel Bilson: She's petite (like me!) and looks chic both on and off the red carpet.


2. When it comes to your own personal style, what inspires you?  When describing my personal style, I find it really difficult to pinpoint the right words.  I would say that I'm inspired by looks that are girly and simple/comfortable, yet still chic.  I'm a pretty mellow, easy-going person and I think that's reflected in my style.  Other times, however, I want to try something different, like tough combat boots or bright colorblocking!  I don't know, help me out with this one guys!  How would you describe my style?

girly girl- pearls and bows
a little edgier
3. How do you hope to inspire your readers? As I often say, I'm inspired by real-girl fashion and I hope to do the same for my readers.  I hope I inspire my readers to try new outfits, learn a new craft, or learn more about a topic that's new to them!  I'm inspired by my fellow bloggers everyday and I just want to share the love and pass on the inspiration. =)

4. Outside the realm of fashion who/what inspires you?
This is a little bit of a reiteration of one of my answers from last week, but I think my parents are really inspirational.  They have both overcome a lot of adversity to get to where they are now and they've done it all together- I think that's really amazing.

5. And since Idol is ending… Which songs inspire you?
Anything by John Legend (click here and here for my two favorite songs).  Seriously, he's my go-to artist no matter what emotion I'm feeling, and especially when I want to relax or focus.  His voice is just so...soothing and in my opinion, it touches the soul.  I would absolutely love to see him in concert!

Just had to include this picure because they are so cute together, but boy, am I jealous of this girl! ;)

Tell me: What or Who inspires you?

Fashion Beauty Friend Friday was created by Katy Rose of Modly Chic. Become a member at the Fashion Beauty Friend Friday Google Group to join in the discussion!

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At June 14, 2011 at 5:13 PM , Anonymous Shanha said...

I love your outfits in this post :)

At June 14, 2011 at 5:13 PM , Anonymous Lacy said...

I love Zoe Saldana! Center Stage!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:13 PM , Anonymous Sabine said...

Your needles posts always inspire me! Happy Easter, Nnenna!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:13 PM , Anonymous qin said...

the first dress is STUNNING.

At June 14, 2011 at 5:13 PM , Anonymous Kileen said...

i love rachel bilson's style, especially the fact that it's actually wearable! :)

cute & little

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Julie Iliana said...

ah, Zoe Saldana is crazy beautiful! and that open back dress looks super sexy! and Rachel Bilson?! LOVE HER TOO! She's definitely inspiring to me because she's petite (like me too) and it's hard to dress sometimes for shorter people :( so I get tips from her hehe. as well as MK Olsen!

btw, your answers feel so genuine :) I love that!


At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Raissa_meireles said...

How I wish I could fit in one of these outfits now!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Sophie - Country Girl said...

great to read your answers. your lace top looks lovely btw

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Tinfoils Tiaras said...

I LOVE Zoe Saldana as well- stunning with great style (like you!)

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Rosie said...

Zoe Saldana is ridiculously beautiful, and Rachel Bilson has such style!
Deary me, I wouldn't know how to describe my style either :/

Rosie x

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Plamena Zahova said...

Great outfits! I really like them!!! Lately my fashion inspirations are Olivia Palermo and Rachel Zoe :)


At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Nekiah said...

I loved this post. It is so interesting to get to know a person just a little bit more and the more I get to know you...the more I love you girl! I would have to say that my favorite celebrity style inspiration comes from Victoria Beckham. I think she has amazing style! I would say the person that inspires me the most is JESUS! I sooooooooo want to be like Him!! ;-) Kiah

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Courtney Thomas said...

I love your style inspirations! My list is sort of a motley crew (hello Courtney Love).

xoxo ~ Courtney

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Krystal/Village said...

wow, zoe is SMOKIN!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Gertrude said...

Love the celebs you chose in the first question! They all have amazing style.

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Emma said...

i adore rachel bilson, she is amzzing

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Cate said...

firstly, welcome tot he group!
secondly, i think we might be soul sisters :) not only did we both name blake lively as a style icon, you totally called it with zoe saldana (who i completely didn't even think of) not to mention i am OBSESSED with john legend. slow dance is my favourite john legend song of all time. i have been declaring my intention to marry him for years.

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous jamie blogredhead said...

lovely ladies!! great inspiration! i love all ladies myself dear! hope all is going well nnenna! Muah!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Melliott930 said...

Ahhh we have some of the same favorites fashion lady inspirations :) I really think Zoe does a fantastic job of picking shapes and colors that accentuate how gorgeous she is but they never overwhelm her. She wears THEM, as they say!

So What If I Like Pretty Things

At June 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Anonymous Gentrilee said...

I love Rachel Bilson!! Her style is casual yet feminine like mine. :) And I wish I had Blake Lively's hair. hahaha!


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