Fashionista 514

Fashionista Finds – Peruvian Delights!

Posted in adventure, appreciate, beauty, fashionista finds, friends, learning, life, love, Peru, travel, wow by fashionista514 on September 24, 2009
First off, I want to say a big warm thank you to all who left a positive comment on my last post! I was not expecting to get that strong of a response and I am truly flattered with everything everyone had to say! I would like to thank the anonymous hater for writing that comment… it really showed me who my cyber friends are and that I have an awesome support system right here in my own “backyard”. Love you guys… really, I cannot say it enough. You made my day and made me smile to the point of no return. YOU GUYS ROCK!!! Best followers in the WORLD!!!
So… I have to be brief, as the internet cafe is closing soon and the internet is so slow here it took about an hour to upload all these pics… leaving not much time for chit-chat. Also… Vlad is falling asleep right beside me and constantly reminding me that he wants to go to sleep… can someone please tell me what is so different about having kids or a bf?!? I still end up feeling sometimes like a babysitter ;p
Alright! Finally some Peruvian fashion finds! We stumbled upon a complete bridal mall when we were in downtown Lima… these are some of the super cool, super imaginative dresses on display. How effing cool?!!?

Love the “nipple daisies”

What an awesome theme for a wedding… tacky… yes… but love love love the concept!

Peru has some of the most beautiful architecture I have ever seen. I have never been to Europe aside from London, however I imagine a lot of the style and influence comes from Spain… lots of Baroque styling and pastel colors. The balconey’s here are to die for! All hand carved with handmade glass. Gorgeous!

Beautiful knockers for oversized doors. Makes me wish I owned a door worthy of one!

Chillin’! Vlad and I actually fell asleep here for about an hour the first day in Lima… we were soooo tired and jetlagged! There was a flute player right across the street who played lullaby-like tunes until we dozed off.

Street signs! Love the font!

My own bag, with little peoples on it!!!

I picked up a red pair of these flats… I adore them and they were something like $12.oo USD! Crazy, and handmade in Peru!

Hopefully I will get to see a live llama by the time the trip is over ;p

Syl and Babe

Okay, really… this is not as disgusting as I made it look here. Deserts here are a lot of jello’s, puddings, and flans… really yummy stuff!

Did I mention how much I am ADORING the food here?!?!

Roast beef, rice and potato puree… super yums! Rice and potatoes seem to be a big thing here… I’m all for it!

Uggs… they get me through the day – don’t hate on ’em!

Mini biker taxis

Making friends! Woot Woot!!!

More pictures and adventures to come when the mission part of our journey is done! We will be having more free time soon to play tourists and show you guys a bit more of the beautiful Peru!

Oh… and in case you may have forgotten…

I LOVE YOU ALL!!!! HAPPY MID-WEEK!!!

BESOS!

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  1. Danielle said, on September 24, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    I am so excited to see a new post up! I've been enjoying your journey! I LOVE the pictures. Peru looks magical and mystical… You weave such a fantastic tale. Oh my, those flat's are gorgeous!!

  2. .:*aMbAr*:. said, on September 24, 2009 at 3:36 pm

    You're lovely!!! The pictures are so amazing! The street sign is hilarious since "piletas" is basically like a water disposal thingy. LOL. And no, there is abs NO difference between kids and a bf. Have fun, or well, keep having fun 😉

  3. Andhari said, on September 24, 2009 at 8:18 pm

    LOL your picture of the dessert looks so hilarious.

    Anyhoo, the ethnic flats look good. So unique, I'm not sure I wanna buy one of those dresses though. Although it would be hilarious to see a bride wearing one in wedding.

  4. // krissy ♥ said, on September 24, 2009 at 9:14 pm

    oh these are awesome photos! 🙂

  5. Chrissy said, on September 25, 2009 at 3:36 am

    Amazing pictures! This country seems to be so beautiful. I have never been to South America. But one of my co-workers is from Bolivia and she showed me pictures from where she comes from. So beautiful!
    The dresses are so cool. Looks like they have something with flowers…I loved the yellow dress.

  6. OceanDreams said, on September 25, 2009 at 6:45 am

    Wow, so glad you are enjoying the sites! I would love to go to South America, loving all of your pictures and those dresses are very bright and colorful!

  7. Diary of a Young Designer said, on September 25, 2009 at 12:44 pm

    Lol, I don't think there is much difference between kids and a bf. I mean I don't have kids but they so act like them sometimes. So glad you had a great time on your trip, the pics are cool.

    xo
    Sophie


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