Versatile Blogger Award: 7 Random Facts About Moi!

I haven’t participated in one of these Tags / Awards before; but when one of my favorite people in the blogosphere, Carrie of Couture Carrie, nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award last week, I figured there was no time like the present. So…thank you so much to Carrie for the nomination; and now it’s my turn. Check out 7 Random Facts About Moi below; then see who I’ve nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award / Tag!

1. Blake Lively is my ultimate fashion icon. I love her personal style; as well as that of her Gossip Girl and Savages alter egos – Serena van der Woodsen and O.

2. I own over 75 bottles of nail polish; and my collection literally grows every week. Regardless, my absolute favorite nail color is mint – I own over 15 variations of the shade, and am currently wearing my latest mint mani acquisition – Maybelline Color Show Nail Lacquer in Green with Envy.

3. My current style obsession is colored super skinny jeans. I just ordered a Royal Blue pair that I plan to wear with towering skin-toned wedges.

4. I am a HUGE bookworm. I read multiple books per week; and am currently re-reading J.K. Rowling’s entire Harry Potter series in honor of Harry’s birthday on July 31. Yes, I just totally waved my nerd flag with that fact!

5. Fall fashion is my favorite because it involves chunky sweaters, skinny jeans, and my personal number one…BOOTS!

6. I absolutely adore fashion illustrations. My favorite fashion illustrator is Izak Zenou (he does the art for Bendels), who is a master at capturing whimsy. If you follow me on Instagram @cafefashionista, you may have seen some of Izak’s work in the background of my pictures.

7. One of my biggest inspirations is Carrie Bradshaw (or her creator, Candace Bushnell). Whenever she sits down at her laptop to work on her column, posing relationship questions, I can’t explain why…I just want to be her. Love!


1) Nominate Fellow Bloggers:

I nominate:

Clare of Clarabelle
Caitlin of Candyfloss & Persie
Sara of Sideburns & Bangs
Sherin of HiFashion
Jennifer Fabulous of I Know, Right?

2. Inform the bloggers of their nomination.

3. Share 7 random facts about yourself.

4. Thank the blogger who nominated you.

5. Add the Versatile Blogger Award picture to your blog post.

Fashionably yours!

Thanks to Fashion Mist, Making Magique, The Minnie Maven, Final Haven, Cupcakes, Rings, and Glittery Things…, Shannon Sews, and Independent Fashion Bloggers for the pictures.


fille said...

I really like your blog!

Maybe we could follow each other? :D
I already follow you! (name: "fille" - you should find me on the last page, because I haven't got a profile picture)

My fashion blog :)

ellie said...

I love fingernail polish too! Such an amazing artist. What a fun Friday post!

ivy's closet said...

This was so cool. Such a wonderful post. Wow! about all that nail polish!

Tiffany Kadani said...

I love that you did this! What's so funny is that I totally thought blogger awards had died. I think you have just revived them!

Unknown said...

Carrie Bradshaw is one of my go-to favorite icons as well. She was living my dream, with the exception of her boyfriends.

Unknown said...

Hi! Love this post,amazing! What do you think of following each other? Hope we keep in touch



Valerie said...

Cute blog! I am a new follower! :) Check out and follow my blog for beauty and fashion updates!

-♡ Valerie Angel

Oh to Be a Muse said...

I love fashion illustrations and colored skinny jeans too. And I could tell you had a huge nail polish collection...you have the best colors!

Couture Carrie said...

Yay I am so excited that you did my tag, darling - thanks for the mention!
Love your facts, especially about the nail polish collection!


Sherin said...

It's great to get to know you a bit more. I love that you own so many nail polishes, and I'm a massive Harry Potter fan too!

Thank you so much for nominating me. I can't wait to share some facts about myself too.

Unknown said...

Thank you for visiting, I'm following back on GFC!
I would be sooo happy if you could like my Facebook page.

Caitlin @ Candyfloss & Persie said...

I love this post from you! It's always a treat to read more personal things about you!

I always told you you remind me of Carrie Bradshaw! Superb writing for starters :)

I LOVE fashion illustrations too! I wish they were more present in my life. They're so neat.

Your colored jeans today on instagram are so cute! And look great with you gams. Mine wouldn't look nearly as cute.

I love fall too- mainly because I love huge, oversized, poncho sweaters- the BEST!

Blake Lively is gorgeous- though I think I might have to hate her now that she's with Ryan (swoooon!).

But most of all- LOVE your Harry Potter reread in honor of his birthday! hahahah, that is so cute, I adore it so much.

Thank you for the tag! Have a great weekend!!!

Chris Ed said...

lovely post and great blog:)
would you like to follow each other?
xx chris

little luxury list said...

I could totally see you as Carrie/Candace! Oh and to have Blake Lively's closet (and body!)

Chic 'n Cheap Living

Unknown said...

Such cool facts you listed. Love the skinny jeans! Great Friday post.

lucy and sarah said...

This was great. Love Blake!

mazzy may said...

Oh, so fun. Loved your answers. Hope you have a great weekend.

Mimi said...

i love love love #4! i want to re-read all 7 harry potter books too! ;)

<3, Mimi

Unknown said...

hi! thanks a lot for your comment on my blog! i'm now following you :)


keep in touch

Mama Fashionista said...

I love Izxak Zenou as well! I stumbled upon a sale on Totsy of different accessories, etc. with his illustrations on them. I scored a water bottle for my fashionista daughter, a mug, a travel mug, and several tote bags.

I'm amazed at how much we have in common stylistically-I love blake, boots, polish, and carrie bradshaw too! Doesn't suck about GG being done after the next season? I have no idea what show can replace that dose of fabulous fashion and drama :(

Unknown said...

Love sex and the City. Nice blog you've got here.

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