Monday, December 22, 2008

Doc Doc Doctor Beat?

What shoe to wear when the weather is:
cold
snowing
ice
rain
freezing
AND the subway is a 10min walk from where you live...
A high heel is not an option.
A sneaker isn't either: they get wet in the rain or snow... or whatever weather type makes your shoes wet.
The only recommendable shoe is a heavy boot.
Preferably a leather one, with a thick sole, anti-slip !!!, and comfortable so you can walk for hours...
That shoe is, ladies and gentlemen, a Doc Marten!
I'd never thought I was going to wear them ever again.
Up until my sister got a million pairs sent to her... for free... I got to choose my own pair ! (3 pair in total!!) and I was as happy as a new born child...
I mean... I was as happy as a little child when meeting santa...
Although... when I met Santa, I was probably crying again because I was scared of that big fat guy that wanted to grab me...
So lets just keep it at: I was very happy.
Find below pictures of my new babies...
I am definitely not trying to make a fashion statement here, because firstly: the Doc Marten rage from a season ago (if you can call it a rage) is already over, and secondly: when it's cold and snowing and just unbearable outside, you just got to try and survive...
Like they say in the news here: "Stay indoors!!!! But if you have to go outside: bundle up!! dress in layers!!!!
(I'm telling you: here in the states they are scared of mother nature. They'd do anything to keep the people inside and watch tv so they can get into the people's minds and mess them up with stupid news, commercials and lots of series..... don't worry, i love tv shows... I just thought I'd be a bit more "deep" and throw some thinking in the mix instead of only talking about shoes and stuff...)


Friday, December 19, 2008

A NIGHT AT BOX

The Visionaire party was not your regular Christmas party.
It was celebrated at this Cabaret/Burlesque bar: The Box.
Among the guests were Linda Evangelista, who was sitting right next to me... hihi
My impressions...

This is Hans sitting next to Linda and giving the thumbs up... ha
























Thursday, December 11, 2008

Sale MANIA

The Alexander Wang sale and Chloe sale are the only sales I have surrendered myself and gave into the shopping madness...
But, I am very happy with what I bought and It's a good choice.
No regrets!

I bought the best jeans ever at Alexander Wang. Maybe a bit too pricy still, but def. a pair I will wear forever!
(that's what I always say...)


At the chloe sale I bought the black version of the white leather jacket and the white pants.
90% discount.... Now THAT is a lot of percent!
1 season, 2 seasons or even 3 seasons ago... I don't care... It's gorgeous!

Work work work and lots of play

While people are working hard every day to make a living,
I can say I do the same.
However, one difference, I am ALWAYS surrounded by beautiful things.
Models, Make Up products, clothes, shoes....
So, in between work duty, I can play and pretend I am filthy rich and that all those clothes are MINE...
which one day will be true!
The Confirming Friend loves shoots.







Friday, December 5, 2008

SHOES!

It's that time of the year almost... THE most exciting time of  the year!!!
Sales!!!!
In NY sales already started ... Unfortunately, I have to wait until January to buy myself a treat. 
Waiting for the minus 80% or something. haha... but oh so true.
Below are my most favorites! Pierre Hardy. Colorful and most of all comfortable. 
How do I know??
I went to Barney's last week and tried 20 pairs of shoes... These stood out as extremely fitting my style and my foot! Almost a running shoe... ;)
They're mine soon.


The boot here below is a good shoe for my winter outfits. 
This Dries shoe would be great for my summer outfits OR a good spring time shoe...




THE CONFIRMING FRIEND IS SAVING HER $$$, AND SO SHOULD YOU.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Face, Neck, ... why not NeckFace?

Who's the famoust?
Who's the coolest?
Who's the ruler of them all???

It gots to be NEckFAce!!

If you have no clue who he is, then I will let you know now.
He's a Graffiti artist. Sticker artist. A street artist.
Whatever you want to name it.

He even made it already into Wikipedia, where they say he's is "known for his frightening drawing style"
haha.
funny.

The Confirming Friend's point of view: he makes the streets look more interesting...
Here a tag I came across on Spring & Varick

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Lentils

If there is one food in the world I love... it's lentils.
Not just soup, but just lentils! I don't know why... I just love it.

What's so good about them:
With 26% protein, lentils have the third highest level of protein from any plant-based food after soybeans and hemp.
Lentils also contain dietary fiber, Folate, vitamin B1, and minerals.
It has even been selected as one of the five healthiest foods.
Lentils are one of the best vegetable sources of iron. This makes them an important part of a vegetarian diet, and useful for preventing iron deficiency.
(You need to protect you against bacterial infection, it's essential to red blood cells...)

HOWEVER!!!
I was reading a book about nutrition.
And I read something disturbing.
Because vegetarians eat a lot of lentils to replace meat with, they can actually get a zinc deficiency.
...
How??
Well, because the high amount of folate in lentils, the folate combines, the minerals and zinc and other stuff together and gets rid of them instead of keeping them IN the body...
And Zinc is something you really need.
Not enough zinc means: mood swings, menstruating irregularly, bad teeth...

Fuck.
Confusing. Right????
The Confirming Friend says: think before you eat too many lentils...

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

How RECESSION influences MY life

There is no way around it anymore:
it's recession.
What does it mean?
"A period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced generally identified by a fall in GDP (gross domestic product) in 2 successive quarters"

The only thing I want to point out in this definition: TEMPORARY
Hurray!!

Ok
So how does it affect my life?
* transport: I walk or take the subway. Anytime - Anywhere!
* Sample sales: all the big designers have sample sales. 90% off!! yippie!! Finally I can afford a Chloe leather jacket...
* Sample sales: they finally have all their clothes on sale and I can't buy it because I don't make enough money... :(
* Food: why is it, that I only buy food in these times??? AND that food has gotten so expensive?? It's ridiculous...
It's like when people get poor the only thing they buy is food food food! Well, makes sense in a way... You can ONLY afford food!
And a Chloe jacket, which you then afterwards sell for double the price on ebay. ;)
* I watch TV at the gym on the treadmill so I don't have to buy me one... with cable...
and then you think: why doesn't she just go jogging outside and get a TV instead of a gym membership???
( I got the membership for free... )

Anyone else having recession issues??
The Confirming Friend is not friends with recession.

Sunday, November 23, 2008

New York night walking - 2

Walking around with your camera in your pocket is something everyone should do.
And especially trying out new stuff with our camera.
I love the long shutter... It gives all your pictures this christmas kind of vibe...
Which I by the way love...CHRISTMAS!!
It's the time of opening presents, putting christmas lights out, drinking hot milk or soup, .... cosy!!!
I don't understand people who don't like it.
Dressing up. Choosing presents. Eating good food. Seeing family. Talking. Laughing.
The Confirming Friend loves it!!

But that's beside the point. Taking pictures is my point again in this post.






Is it fire or sun?

A bit closer..

and really close... it's the recflection of the building of course... duh!