Glow

Hello!

Today’s blog post is something I’ve been meaning to share. Being busy with school and work can often lead me to a lot of different emotions, one being how I view myself in this vast world we live in.

There are moments which make me think about how I live my life, and how blessed I am to be able to even type this.

I get so caught up in social media, in being an “it” girl that has thousands of Instagram followers, people that want to know what she wears and where she gets it.

If you must know, I bought this shirt for $6 at a thrift store, the sunglasses were on sale for $10 at Pacsun, the shoes a Christmas present and the jeans were my older sisters. I don’t have name brands to share with you, the most I’ve ever worn is Tommy Hilfiger, and am okay with that right now.

I want to own and wear clothes that do not create a facade about me, but rather have a style all my own. I may never be one of the girls that pop up on the explore page on Instagram with over 1,000 likes but maybe the few that look at my outfits and my accounts get to know someone they genuinely like.

I’m tired of trying to copy the pictures I see on Tumblr, and not use the word “inspired” when I mean, “I wish I was the girl in the picture”

For all those bloggers that do have such beautiful photos and have started careers as bloggers, I am so proud of you and hope your blogs reflect how amazing you are. It’s time for me to do the same.

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18 thoughts on “Glow

  1. I love your style, Lupe, you definitely wear your clothes with panache. This outfit is no exception, I think it’s your confidence that shines through. Also loving the dog that photobombed you in the first pic πŸ™‚ x

    Lisa | http://www.lisasnotebook.com

  2. Lupe you look too cute! I’ve been there too, caught up in trying to be like my favorite favorite bloggers I see on Instagram. I had to realize they are them and I’m me. It’s cool you don’t have name brand clothes because most pple on Instagram do, it’s nice to see something different.

    Natonya | http://www.justnatonya.wordpress.com

    1. Thank you so much beautiful ❀️ it can be hard to try and not compare myself but I have what I have and that makes me unique

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