#FINDYOURCOLOUR Even When Everything’s Kinda Black and White
At the age of 15 I?d spent hours daydreaming about the future, imagining where I?d be in my 20s. I had this picture of myself, the A-list fashion editor, flicking through the first drafts early in the morning, thoroughly examining each piece. I lived in London and were yet to meet the man of my dreams and ?cook up? a badass career.
JONES BOOTMAKER BILLINGDON COURT SHOES (here)
WAREHOUSE HEM TOP (here)
KENNETH COLE REACTION TOTE (here)
WON HUNDRED TWO BOYFRIEND JEANS WITH RIPS (here)
WATCH DANIEL WELLINGTON CLASSIC SOUTHAMPTON LADY (here)
TIFFANY & CO. CATEYE SUNGLASSES (HERE)But on the top of the list
Aw, and socialise, of course, every s-i-n-g-l-e night.
Fashion events, work dinners, cocktail parties and all of that meant for networking rather than fun. And giving birth was never an option. The solution? Adoption.
in the day. I’d quite often doze off into a daydream and try to make sense to what is really quite an uncertain future. According to plan, I should?ve changed a lot by now, shouldn?t I? I should?ve grown immune to feelings & emotions – a stern fashion editor I should?ve become. Only that I haven?t. And here I am. Still a hopeless optimist, a wanderer (and a vegetarian!), who ain?t no clue which journey to embark on. Those days, I?d cycle into the City in hopes of finding an
then like the modern Jackson Pollock, I?d see myself splattering the City Canvas with tons of monochrome paint.
discrepancy between the ‘perfect’ story narrated by your dreams and the ‘messy’ one narrated by your life at present? And while focusing way too much on what I should?ve already
achieved, I?ve somehow ended up allowing myself to yet again feel utterly sad, lost, and confused.
there for you.
capable of experiencing happiness no less than anyone else.
And now – Let?s start something grander.
Let?s grant with a smile those who currently see no light.
Let?s agree that it?s okay to sometimes not be okay.
But let?s also agree ? that ?being? means ?existing? ? and ?existing? is kind of passive.
?Living & cooking up experiences?, however, isn’t.
And when you think about it: we have only one ?lifespan? to craft? Don’t let it go to waste.
Rather, I suggest we make it COUNT.
#FindYourColour and invite a friend to do that too.
Let?s infect some happiness, shall we?