The Hunger Games – Jennifer Lawrence on Fire

I don’t think anyone knows just how much I love the Hunger Games. I love the trilogy so much that, before there was even word of a first movie, my sister and I bought two Hunger Games shirts (mine says “Down with the Capitol” tehe) , a mockingjay pin, and a mockingjay necklace, between us. When the first movie came out, I went (suited in my HG gear and all) to see it immediately. Epic trilogy, man. Awesome societal parallels. & anyone who really knows me, knows of my deep love for dystopian fiction…

That’s why it’s really killing me that I can’t go see Catching Fire tonight. That’s right, Hunger Games Fan #1 is in for the night and stuck NOT watching the much awaited second movie, which made it’s way into theaters on this beloved day. BOOOOOOOOOOOOO.

However, I am not one to dwell on the bad, so on a more positive note… Did you guys see what Jennifer Lawrence wore to the premiere earlier this week???

Oh yes, little Miss Everdeen was quite the “Girl on Fire” on the red carpet in her Christian Dior 2013 Haute Couture Gown. I think she really rocked this look. It was daring, sexy, and classy all at the same time. And her new blonde pixie cut + red lip combo was the cherry on top! Check it out…talk about dressed to kill.

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What do you guys think of Jennifer Lawrence’s premiere look?

☮ XOXO A.T. ☮

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OOTD: I Swear Allegiance…to the Plaid

Good Morning Guys n Gals, I have some “Outfit of the Day”‘s to catch up on!

Soooo….Triiinity feels some type away about this skirt (namely because its plaid, which she hates), but I don’t care. I’ll wear this baby here…there…and everywhere! I thrifted this skirt some months ago but I was waiting for the perfect pairings to make this puppy shine.

I think I nailed it, what do you guys think???

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Outfit: black cat-eye sunglasses – Glitter, statement necklace – F21, stacked bracelets – F21, denim vest – Thrifted, 3/4 sleeve tee – Thrifted, black crossbody – Thrifted, skinny belt – borrowed, plaid skirt – Thrifted, combat boots – borrowed

Photo Cred: Triiinity Tafari

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♥ XOXO A.T. ♥

Road to DTLA + Arrival & New Horizons

Hey guys n gals, It’s been a while. I’m sorry for my numerous hiatuses, GAHH, I know “bad blogger, bad” *hand thwacks*. But I have one crazy life man. Crazy, awesome though. And blessed. And there are so many new things I want to share with you guys. The biggest of which is…

*— I AM NOW LIVING IN D O W N T O W N L A !!!—*

Downtown…Los Angeles, California. I honestly can hardly believe it!

I have wanted to live here since at least the 6th grade. Never visited, no close family near, nothing. I just knew deep down in my soul that LA is where I belonged and I promised myself that after school, this is where I would end up living for at least some period of time. Now that desire is realized and it’s super awesome and surreal all at the same time. I can’t help but thank God.

The road here was a crazy one, literally, since we drove 24+ hours cross-country in a truck holding all of our belongings. But check out a couple of images I managed to snag along the way.

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Seeing all the natural beauty as we passed through Texas, New Mexico, Some of Mexico (we passed Border Patrol twice..eek!), Arizona, and California, on the way to LA was majestic and eye-opening. In the grassland regions of Texas, like Houston, I’m not used to seeing such different types of terrain. Neither in my swampland hometown, N.O. But each state had its own awesome, physical beauty to offer, each different than the other. If only I could’ve captured the canyons in West Texas or the mountains made of impossibly stacked boulders in Arizona! The drive was a long daunting task, especially in a Penske truck, but definitely worth it.

Now its been about a month since we’ve been in LA (Triiin, and I) and we are just doing our best to get acclimated and cultivate Free Spiiirit so we can take the city by storm! We are almost done fully setting up the apartment and I will have pics of the finished product coming soon (Its starting to look so cool in here, I can’t wait to show you guys!). But yeah, things are different here. Mostly different, good, so we are just embracing it and rolling with the punches. 🙂

I will be back to blogging more now that I am finally (somewhat) settled. 😀

Also, I don’t know if I told you guys yet…(probably not, my bad)…but as of September 15th, the Free Spiiirit site is re-launched and back in action. If you love my style, check out our vintage finds and original designs at FreeSpiiirit.com !

If you are in the LA area and you are looking for styling services, personal shopper services, customization, or you want us in your next fashion show, contact us at freespiiirit3@gmail.com. Also, Free Spiiirit has expanded past just the clothing line to include a record label! (As well as promotions and photography services, :D). Check out our YouTube Channel! If you are interested in having one of our artist perform or becoming an artist send your inquiries to freespiiirit3@gmail.com, as well.

Peace & Blessings

♥ A.T. ♥