Back 2 School

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✿ You know when you write something in your planner for weeks & weeks in advance and it seems like it’s in forever and that day won’t arrive any time soon until it creeps up on you and you’re left thinking “WHERE did time go?”? Yeah, that’s me right now. School starts today and I’m feeling certain kinds of way about it. Part of me is excited about this new semester; all the new information I’ll be learning, the cute notebooks I’ll be filling with valuable knowledge (and doodles), and…and well that’s basically it. The other part of me is saying NO THANKS; making me want to stick out my tongue, stomp my feet, and exclaim “I’m not ready!! Give me another week!”. This semester I’m practically a hermit though, with mostly online classes and one on campus. Which is GREAT! I’m still trying to change my one campus class to an online one, so fingers & toes crossed that I can! (Drop/Add week don’t fail me now..)

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Adorable Kissy Total Solar Eclipse Sun & Moon from ThinkGeek

✿ Coincidentally, the Solar Eclipse happens to fall today as well! It’s the first since 1918 that we’ll be seeing the total solar eclipse travel across America! In Miami, this is what we’ll be seeing:
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If you’re interested to see what it’ll look like in your neck of the woods, check it out here!
Unfortunately, I don’t have any plans to watch it since I’ll be working. I know we’ve all probably have heard to not stare at the eclipse with naked eyes because it can cause real serious damage to them…and well, it’s true! According to NASA, “The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as ‘eclipse glasses.'” If you, for some dumb reason, decide to look at the sun with your naked eye during the eclipse, you can burn your retina. This means that you’ll damage the images your brain can view. If this does happen, you’ll cause temporary or permanent vision impairment, and could possibly become blind. So, if you’re reading this before the eclipse happens, don’t do it! Don’t stare at it with unprotected eyes! IF you did in fact stare at it with out any protection, then you won’t be able to read this in the first place…so, sorry dude.
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✿ So anywho, today I decided to wear my NASA shirt because it’s just soooo apropos, no? And paired it with my Star Wars “Rey Rebel Bag”. It kinda has that retro airlines feel to it, which I absolutely adore. Story behind the bag: I went to BoxLunch (the one in International Mall in Miami, FL) on a random Tuesday a couple of weeks ago, and they were having a Buy 1, Get 2 Free clearance sale. YES. THAT’S RIGHT. Buy one, get TWO FREE. So, ofcourse I hopped on that clearance train and snagged this and another bag that is similar, except that it says Pokémon Trainer (which I will be posting about later on!). It’s pretty spacious (my camera fits in it if I want the boxy look), and perfect for school notebooks and misc supplies.

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And it’s got a little chain with a BB-8 and the word Scavenger attached to it. Pretty adorbs, no?

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✿ Are you heading back to school today, too? If so, do you like to dress up (you know how important first impressions are), or do you go for a more relaxed look? And if you’re an FIU student, like me, and spot me on campus, feel free to say hi! ◕ᴗ◕✿

 

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✿Outfit Details✿
NASA shirt: Target-Girls Section
Star Wars Rey Rebal Bag: BoxLunch

 

P.S. My hair is kinda blue now.

 

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Do you have that one dress that you want to eat, sleep, dance, work, and basically just live in for all of eternity? I do. I call this the Star Wars dress because it’s my favorite Star Wars dress and I want to do just that. As a lover of galaxy prints and stars, it was inevitable for me to fall in love.

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I’d like to thank Paola from Coral Gables Love for photographing me & my awkwardness at Wynwood many moons ago!  I promise that next time we have another fun fashion photoshoot, I’ll have better poses! 😉
{all edits done by me}

Outfit Details:
the Star Wars dress: Macy’s
Purple tights: Forever 21 (similar)
Neon pink shoes: Target

 

Chibi Legend of Zelda

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The award for finding the coolest tshirts online goes to my boyfriend. For Christmas 2015, he gave me this rad Hilda shirt from Redbubble. Hilda is from the video game The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. She is the princess of Lorule, a parallel world to Hyrule. She is also her world’s counterpart of Princess Zelda, sharing a physical resemblance as well as similar attire. As a fan of purple hair and purple lipstick, as soon as her character was introduced I fell in love. Hilda is someone I see myself cosplaying as in the future. I love Zelda, but Hilda is just..I dunno..cooler. In appearance anyways.

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When I first saw these Chibi Zelda leggings (which btw are discontinued, sorry. I wish LivingDeadClothing would bring them back!) I knew they were meant to be mine. They’re sooo frakin’ cute! It’s got chibi forms of  Link and Zelda of course, Ganondorf,  Midna, Skull Kid, Dark Link, Fi, Sheik, Vaati, the Happy Mask Salesman, and even Epona! It’s pretty cool how all these characters fit so well together..and there’s so many! Have you ever played a Legend of Zelda game? Do you have a favorite? I’m currently playing Ocarina of Time (gosh, I’ve been playing this game for ages…damn you real life priorities!).

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Outfit Details:

Hilda t-shirt: bandreaNRG @ Redbubble
Chibi Zelda leggings: Living Dead Clothing

Fashionably Vader

vader        When I was a little girl, I dreamt about wearing this dress. It belonged to my godmother and I loved seeing her wear it. She made it about 25 (or so) years ago. Yup, that’s right, she sew’d it together and voilà, made a dress. Having an aunt who makes her own clothes is pretty rad, especially when she makes clothes for you. It’s been a while since she’s sewn anything, but the clothes she’s made in the past are pretty fantastic. She’s made me flamenco dresses (I’ll have to make a post about them one day…surprisingly, they still fit! Not sure if I should feel proud about that considering I was 14 at the time), my 15’s dress (which was a gauzy purple dream), and other pieces here and there. She’s amazing. When I was a kid I wanted to learn how to sew just like her. I visualized myself wearing my own designs and never having to go back to the mall again. Heck, I still do! No, I never learnt how to sew, but never say never, amirite? It’s still something I want to learn how to do.

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Anywho, back to this dress; when I turned 17 I inherited it and for years I kept it in my closet. Every single time I looked at it, it made me feel nostalgic and nice inside (is that weird?…) and I daydreamed about what things the dress had seen, and what it knew. I took it with me to Tallahassee when I lived there and even pinned it on my wall like hipsters do. It was my favorite dress. At the time I didn’t like wearing long dresses. They made me feel short (I am short!) and I guess I hadn’t come to terms with that. Which is why after 9 yrs of owning the dress, I wore it for the first time last year and it fit me perfectly. I imagined my aunt wearing it and thought “How cool is it that it fits me! This is history!”
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About the Vader mask: a silly idea I had at 3am one time. “Lady Vader”. Darth Vader meets fashion. Idk…it seemed like a good idea at the time, hah.

Outfit details:
Vintage dress
Black floppy hat: Forever21 (similar)
Darth Vader mask: Amazon

It’s Dangerous to go Alone. Take Link!

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Went to GameStop today for a Mew code and ended up leaving with this guy, too. He’s so tall! (Or maybe I’m short?) He reaches my knees. Can’t wait to photograph him ❤

Hey Look Listen!

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Hi there! Nabila here! You can call me Nabi for short if you’d like. This little slice of the internet is dedicated to all of my geeky & weird antics. From fashion posts to photographs of amiibos & other figurines to videogame talk and geeking out over the new Star Wars films.

A couple of things:
My full name is Nabila Verushka Nassar. Verushka is a made up middle name I gave myself back in 2010. When I was born my mum didn’t give me a middle name and for most of my life I longed for one. I honestly can’t remember how I came up with Verushka but I’m sure it was a good story.

I was first introduced to Star Wars when I was a kid and I’ve loved it ever since. I have to thank my big brother for that one. My favorite character is probably Darth Vader (my huge collection will tell you that). Second favorite character is that badass R2D2, and BB-8 is just plain adorable. He’s like a little hamster you want to protect from the world.
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 ❀I am currently obsessed with The Legend of Zelda. I’ve been playing Ocarina of Time for the past month (ugh why does real life have to interfere with video game time??) and I’m excited for the release of Hyrule Warriors Legends. My name, Nabi, is like Navi and I frakin’ love that so much. You’ll probably find a lot of “Hey! Look! Listen!” around this blog.

❀I was sorted into Slytherin today on Pottermore. Back in middle school & highschool I fancied myself a Gryffindor. I wish Pottermore existed back then. One of my guilty pleasures is Harry Potter fan fiction. Wait what..?

❀I love stickers and snail mail! I have overflowing drawers full of postcards and stationary. I keep telling myself that I can’t buy anymore but..well..that never happens. It’s those Target trips! They always have cute things!! My most prized stationary is my Lisa Frank pack. It’s almost vintage! If you ever want to exchange postcards/letters, I would be so down for that!

❀I currently attend FIU and I’m in the process of getting a Bachelors in Business Management and Photography. I want to have my own photography business one day so I figured I should study business so I know what I’m doing. I’ve also wanted to work for National Geographic…I mean, to get paid to travel and take pictures all around the world?! That’s a dream come true!

Blah Blah Blah wow I wrote a lot for my first post! I basically just wanted to welcome you to my lil blog and got a little carried away! D’oh! ❤

xoxo,
Nabi

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Outfit details:
Stormtrooper SUIT UP pencil skirt- GeekyU Shop.
Black&White heels- Forever21 similar
Darth Vader mask- Amazon
Pearl collar necklace- Beya