6.16.2011

Austin Street Style: Victoria.

On Tuesday at The Art Institute of Austin.


Okay, folks, since posting about how I moved to Texas for a boy and my interview with Austin Eavesdropper, Tolly Moseley, I've been thinking about the future of my blog. Yes, I am a fashion blogger, but from the response I've received for my autobiographical post, that's not just all that I am.

I've always written in my spare time, whether it be my journal or my tumblr (which has an effective use as an emotional outlet), but I never post outside of the fashion realm on Bella Vogue. As I gain more confidence in my non-fashion writing, I hope that my readers will join me on my journey of redefining my blog. Not that I'll ditch fashion together; I'll add more personable components and go from there.

Again, I cannot say thank you enough for all the great comments everyone has left recently. The Fashion Capstone class recently presented our magazine, and I cried four times. It was incredibly overwhelming.

I felt like I just gave birth to a baby. A glossy, 50-page baby that reads like a love letter to the city of Austin. This, this right here, is what I want to do with my life. I want to write and live in Austin. It's a peaceful feeling to have an idea of what I want to do after graduating.

My class has discussed making our project available online for family and friends to read, so if that happens, I'll be sure to link it. Thanks everyone for your feedback! And I hope you have a lovely day.

33 comments:

  1. Fabulous skirt!

    xoxox,
    CC

    P.S. Congrats ~ would love to see your project!

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  2. I'm a fashion blogger, but that isn't all I am, either. I love adding personal touches to my blog. That is why I post vlogs, surveys, random stories from my life, etc. I feel like it adds a different dimension to the usual fashion blog, and I like that people actually want to get to know me better. :)
    I'm totally on board for this journey!

    http://www.glamkittenslitterbox.com/
    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

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  3. this is such a sweet post. i always love to see personal posts from bloggers, so i look forward to yours in the future! also, congrats on your magazine : )

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  4. What a pretty girl with great style! xo style, she wrote

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  5. WOW, how great that you received such positive feedback for your work. I'll look forward to reading and seeing changes here!

    Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
    June giveaway

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  6. love this dress! the picture reminds me of some awesome 70's ones I've seen of my mom too I love it.

    The House of Shoes

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  7. That's the beauty of having your own blog. You're the boss :) I like your ideas! How is Austin treating you? I'm in the The Woodlands (north houston area). Austin has an incredible amount of character. We've always Loved visiting!

    Hope you have a wonderful day, Love.
    B.
    That Girl in Pearls

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  8. i like white summer dresses= )



    kisses from La Mode En Rose = )

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  9. Do whatever feels right! If you are bogging about stuff because you feel like you have to, it will show. Your readers will love what YOU love. Congrats on the mag!

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  10. that is such a cute outfit and so sweet about that magazine must have been such a huge accomplishment!

    http://kc-citystyle.blogspot.com/

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  11. Great news then. I am really happy for you!
    xx
    http://dontcallmefashionblogger.blogspot.com

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  12. Gorgeous outfit! I am so glad you are at peace with your decision of what you want to do after college! So wonderful!

    xx

    http://www.trufflesnruffles.com/

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  13. I love that you are going to incorporate different aspects of your life into this blog and not just the fashion.

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  14. that's so great that you want to write about more than just fashion. i think it's important to do what you want to do. people will enjoy it if you're enjoying it! i might do fashion most of the time, but i love talking about my girls as well!

    spinning-threads.blogspot.com

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  15. Love the girl's dress ;) And good luck for the non-fashion writing thingy, I support you!

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  16. I always like to know better other bloggers!
    this post is really interesting, and the outfit lovely!
    xoxo
    S
    http://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.com

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  17. I really hope we get to see your project because it sounds incredible. I'm also so happy to hear that it sounds like you've found what you want to do, hands down. That must be an incredible feeling. Do what you feel with your blog and we'll all be here. (:

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  18. Heyy thank you :) Nice dress in the picture!

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  19. What a perfect all white outfit. I love it. White seems to be the trend everywhere. xx

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  20. you can read my posts in your own language ;) invite to me ! :) take care

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  21. I love this post. It's great when fashion bloggers (or any bloggers) add a personal touch. It makes it so much more fun to read!

    -Ellie

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  22. That white outfit is gorgeous! :)SArahD

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  23. Good on you. Any writer who keeps a blog should allow it to be a space they can use to perfect their craft. I only started to truly enjoy my blog once I allowed myself to realise its potential as a diary of sorts and, more widely, as a portfolio - a place for small demonstrations of my scope and ability. I spent a long time worrying about doing things like lengthy fashion commentary and reviews because I thought it would scare readers off and that a 'fashion blog' shouldn't be so word heavy. But fuck it. At the end of the day, if the blog doesn't make YOU happy first and foremost, the chances of it finding its way to an audience of true appreciators is slim to none.

    :)

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  24. love the white!

    Thanks so much for your comment, check out my new post if you like : )

    www.baublesandbangles.blogspot.com

    www.rosivintage.etsy.com

    -Stephanie

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  25. Found you at last! Sounds like a great idea to me - be yourself and all that that encompasses.

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  26. I think it's fabulous when fashion bloggers inject their personality into their blog!

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  27. want your skirt!

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  28. Nice outfit!! Thanks for your comment! xx

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  29. Hi! I like this post so much, you look really great!
    If you want come and visit my blog, and if you like, follow me!

    http://cosamimetto.blogspot.com/

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