Friday, September 21, 2012

Swirls and Wood: A Post For Umbreen

Blouse thrifted || Anne Klein pants: thrifted at Double Take || Shoes: Urban Outfitters || Earrings: Stella and Dot || Necklace: || Bracelets: Trustan & America and gifts from Mom

I haven't been very consistent with blog posting this week. 
And I was thinking that maybe I'll take a break from the blog for a while. Maybe forever?
But last night, I saw my cousin/friend/doll-face Umbreen and mentioned this thought to her and she said "But I look forward to your blog posts."
And so this post is for you Umbers.

You never know how meaningful simple words, or a kind gesture or a sincere smile can be to the person on the receiving end. Since blogging often feels like a very solitary venture, I imagine that nobody is really interested if I don't post regularly. But Umbreen's sweet remark inspired me to fire up the laptop (something I haven't been doing these past few nights - uh, my laptop is pretty heavy - must downsize - anyway) and post this post for her.

Thank you for visiting and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.
~ Photos by Chris ~


  1. Natasha,

    I look forward to your posts too! I would be sad if you stopped. I like a little of your sunshine and thoughtfulness every day. Perhaps you need to nudge the blog in a new direction? Maybe its perfect as it is. What does it give YOU?


  2. I also look forward your posts, I love how you combine fashion and style with real life topics that matter in every day life! I love your outfit, classic and chic! :)

    Take care,

    Daniella xox

  3. Your blog is great, don't stop. And this outfit: chic!


  4. Yeahyy ! I'm glad you did a posting and also love the outfit!

  5. Guuuurrrlll (I've drank entirely too much caffeine so please pardon that) you are looking fierce!

  6. Love that top! you have a wonderful smile:)
    Maybe you could check up my post? :)

  7. I'm looking forward to seeing you incorporate your Eastern clothing into your everyday wardrobe, so I'm hoping you will feel inspired to keep posting. I haven't seen that look anywhere else. Also I'm stuck in California and I love to see others' winter outfits - and pictures in the snow!

  8. I look forward to your posts even though I don't comment all the time. I own several shalwar kameez and have been looking forward to seeing you style non-western clothing in creative ways. I always love the outfits you come up with, regardless.

    Have a wonderful weekend.

  9. Aw I look forward to your blog posts as well. I hope you keep it up! Or at least come back after a break :)

    xo Jennifer

  10. I'm not big on commenting, but I check and enjoy your blog daily. As a fellow Torontonian, I like to see how someone in the same city is playing with style. I also enjoy reading your thoughts on things that aren't fashion-related.

  11. I completely understand the sentiment (I feel the same about my own blog) so I did want to delurk and tell you that I enjoy seeing your new posts in my reader.

  12. I hope you keep posting, because I also enjoy your posts! But I understand the sentiment of feeling of being out there on your own - it happens to me all the time!

    PS: I love your hair:)

    Pink Chai Style

  13. I absolutely respect whatever course your blogging needs to take, though wanted to tell you that in addition to so admiring your style and gorgeous photos, I would miss your smarts and cultural consciousness / feminist perspective among my regular reads.

    This outfit is fantastic on you - I love the blouse and pants with those green earrings!

  14. the printed shirt looking so're nice to wear it dear ;)


  15. love this look and also your blog! It's so nice!!! I follow you!
    Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad :D

  16. Please keep blogging. I love coming on here. You're so positive and brilliant. I don't get to comment often as I check blog out on phone/iPad and it's a hassle sometimes. You're allowed a break but please don't go. And u're supposed to blog about my future visit to Toronto and how we had dinner and

  17. I really like your blog dear!
    Keep up the great work! :)


  18. fun little blouse, adorable on you!

    stop by for a visit,

    lydia from vintage2vogue

  19. Hello Natasha. you look still great. I really like your short hair-style. I´ve not visited your blog for such a long time, because of my family problems:-( and PLEASE don´t stop blogging. you do it great, in your personal special way:-)


  20. Hey I like your blog so much,... nice one ;-) I´m your new follower. Hope you´ll visit my blog too. Have a nice day!!

  21. I totally understand your feeling. As much as I love blogging, I'm struggling to maintain inspiration to keep up my blog. I look forward to your posts and hope you continue!

  22. oh, this is so awesome ... you look stunning in these pants and of course you mixed it perfectly with this fun blouse.

  23. I hope she is flattered that you posted for her! I really like the earrings, and agree that comments make a blogger's day.

  24. I like this style :)

  25. Hey! Nice post!
    I want to thank you very much for your support! I really appreciate it!
    I’ve done a page of my blog on Facebook. If you want to be updated about the last post on my blog, like it!
    Here is the address:
    Thank you in advance!

  26. Hope your having a great week! Love the colors and those earrings are pretty. Loving your hair.

    Red Soles and Red Wine

  27. Glad you didn't quit the blog!!! I love your green earrings :) Your blog is awesome-just became a member/follower of your blog. I hope you'll follow me back and we can keep in touch. Happy Blogging!!! 

    Elle xoxo 
    High Feather Twitter
    High Feather Facebook

  28. I love you blouse and your blog, I am now following you!

    Sparkles and Shoes

  29. Natasha! I apologize for my time away from your blog, but I'm extremely behind on my blog reading. Your HAIR!!! So amazing, you rock the short 'do like no other. Really, really suits you. And this look is classically beautiful. Hope you are well, I'm off to catch up on some more posts xo

  30. That blouse is super amazing! LOVE. Kisses, lovely

  31. Hey Natasha - I love reading your blog, especially how you incorporate a Pakistani aesthetic into western stuff. Am totally inspired by it! Hope you get back to blogging soon!

  32. I love the patterned blouse and the pants!
    Lovely style!
    I am following you!

  33. Come back Natasha, I miss you and your posts dearly <3


  34. Pretty outfit and lovely pics.

  35. I love this outfit! It's hard to pull off those pants, but you totally do.

    Don't stop posting! I just found your blog and I can't wait for new posts.

    Kate from Clear the Way

    P.S. I'm following you on Bloglovin now.

  36. Love the shirt! Please dont stop blogging, a small break when you have a writers block is ok, you can get recharged and then come back! Looking forward to more from you, regards!

  37. shirt and earrings <3
    love this mox of colours :)

  38. Nice blouse Natasha. Will you like to follow each other on GFC, FB or Twitter? Love
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