Monday, October 29, 2012

I WEAR: Settling into Law School (and Life Outside Too)

Well well, it's been a while hasn't it? I suppose I could come up with a creative excuse for my unannounced blogging hiatus, but the ugly truth is that my life in New York thus far can be wholly described by rotating the following three activities: reading for law school, being at law school, and recovering from law school. Not exactly the stuff blog dreams are made of. 

Don't get me wrong. It's been inspiring to learn alongside peers as hungry as oneself and humbling to learn from professors who have accomplished more than most could ever hope. And yet, lately, I've found myself wallowing in the melodrama of 1L blues- despair, insecurity, exhaustion, restlessness. Which brings us to this moment. It seems a bit inappropriate to thank Sandy for cancelling classes, but nestled in bed with a cup of tea and borrowed time, I can't help but feel grateful for the calm. 

When I started this blog, I wanted an expressive outlet. When it became habit, I loved it for compelling me to view the world with curiosity and vigor. And now that it's been forgotten, I can't help but feel it's the solid port in the storm I've been missing. A reminder that whilst the competitive nerd in me may have found nirvana at CLS, I am much more than just a law student. A commitment to never settle for a boring life. A promise to myself (and to you) to always wonder and wander.

Hope everyone affected by Hurricane Sandy stays dry and safe. And, as always, enjoy the pictures after the jump!

Top: H&M
Pants: Mango
Jacket: Club Monaco
Shoes: Acne
Bag: Mulberry

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  1. Lovely pictures!! I fell in love with this top when I saw it in the shop! But finally I bought a blouse with the same print!

    Have a nice day (:


  2. love the jacket! I love seeing what ppl are wearing to class

    love from San Francisco,

  3. It's so nice to see a blog post from you again! I hope life isn't too stressful and stay safe hun x

  4. I totally understand adjusting to the rigors of grad school and feeling like you're eating, breathing and sleeping it! I go through the same thing myself and so glad to have the blog as a creative outlet and a fantasy escape at times =) Love your photos and the outfit. Stay safe with Hurricane Sandy! It will also be my first hurricane experience in NYC too!

    Suzie Q
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  5. Really like this outfit!

  6. ooo I love those shoes! you are too cute.

    xx. Hybrid Hunter

    follow each other?

  7. love this!

  8. Your outfit is so cute! Glad to have found your blog <3

    Colour Me Classic

  9. i'm in love with this!

    Visit my blog? xx Miss Beatrix (

  10. Nice post and I like your blog ...maybe we can follow each other from GFC and Bloglovin? :D
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  11. You look amazing, that shirt is fabulous! ♥

  12. wow lovely look, amazing blouse!

  13. Nice blog!


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