Monthly Archives: August 2013

Dorothy In SF

Dorothy In SF

A Fabulous Tranny Out There Lost Her Glitter Sparkle Shoe! Oh No!!

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Good Lorde!

Lately, I have become obsessed with this young–16 year old–New Zealand pop star! She is funky-fresh, spunky, cheeky, and just too damn good! LORDE is her name and I think her hip-hop beats are here to stay… Along with her catchy hooks and bold lyrics too! And what really tickles my fancy, and adds another layer of AWESOMENESS to the mix, is the fact that she is the singer/songwriter of all her shit… I love when artists are hands-on, making their sound & look personal, not to mention stylish!

Inspired by the lavish and opulent lives of royalty, Lorde’s songs are mature, dripping in satire and socially attuned.  Following the release of her first EP, The Love Club, in May of 2013, her hit single, Royals, skyrocketed to #1 (in Australia/NZ & the Alternative Billboard Chart). Since, she has been busy working on new material for her full length album, expected out September 2013. Confident and sassy, Lorde writes lyrics that speak to teenagers and young adults alike, transcending her tender age and proving that she is no ordinary talent. Her deep sultry voice and bass-heavy beats combined with girly, flirty, lively, and tart lyrics, make her songs danceable, singable & totally lovable!

Recently I have been playing her jams Bravado and Biting Down on repeat… I love the slow builds and the insane drops as you are plummeted into a rich and heavy sound– followed by her brooding and sexy voice that is exquisitely arranged to include harmonies and other beautiful vocal flairs… Her most popular song, Royals, is another gem!! Personally, I love the lyrics to this song as I think she taps into the pop-culture phenomenon of being obsessively addicted to fame & fortune. A clever young lady indeed, Lorde has captivated her audience by producing stellar songs that are too yummy to pass up… I’ve included her video to Royals so you can get a feel for her ripe & raw talent. Because her sound is so powerful, her videos are simplistic, to say the least. Additionally, her amazingly big, wavy hair paired with her dark and heavy eyeliner give you a sense of her personal style: simple yet bold. I love her look as well as her video esthetic, clean and refined, like a true royal queen B… I present LORDE!!!

hugs & smooches, SC

 

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Idefix, My Heart

I have a darling little pup… Idefix! He is a Maltese/Yorkie mix and I simply ADORE him…to pieces! I have posted pictures of Idefix before, but it has been far too long since his sweet little face has graced the pages of StonerChic… I wanted to give you a brief bio on this loving, tender soul I call Idi-Bidi-Boo.

Idefix came into my life about 2 years ago at 8 weeks old. He had my heart from the moment I laid eyes on him. I loved how his kind, button eyes gazed into my soul and from that moment on, I knew he was meant to be apart of my life. I was enduring the trials & tribulations of a disheveling break up, and although I was experiencing loss in one realm of my life, a new, abundant and joyous life was emerging during this tumultuous transition. It is true what they say about dogs, they surely are a Man’s, or in this case a Woman’s, BEST friend. From one change to the next Idi has stood by my side on all fours! Happy to see me everyday and night, he has blessed my life in more ways than I can imagine– always providing unconditional love & support, as well as giggles and kisses beyond belief :)

Now a “big kid,” Idefix is 2 years and a few months, and I am so pleased with how he has matured into a loving, calm, genuine, kind soul. He is my furry friend, my hairy son, who I love to the moon + back… I am proud to be Idefix’ momma! As far as style is concerned, idefix is the best accessory, as he adds flair, spunk and fun to any outfit!

Enjoy the gallery of Idefix pictures and feel free to share any fuzzy, warm thoughts about your four-legged friends!!

woof,woof,

StonerChíc Chica xxoo

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This is the reality we live: aspiring to be at our best, longing for and sometimes finding meaning and connection within ourselves and with that which is larger than ourselves; we are undone by messy bathrooms, traffic jams and burnt toast. I am not interested in spirituality that cannot encompass my humanness. Because beneath the small daily trials are harder paradoxes, things the mind cannot reconcile but the heart must hold if we are to live fully: profound tiredness and radical hope; shattered beliefs and relentless faith; the seemingly contradictory longings for personal freedom and deep commitment to others, for solitude and intimacy, for the ability to simply be with the world and the need to change what we know is not right about how we are living.

Oriah Mountain Dreamer

 

 

This quote changed my perspective, it blew my MIND. RIGHT. OPEN.

I am thankful, xoxo SC

Game Changer

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Star Power

Star*Light*Star*Bright!

Starry*Eyed!

*DIAMONDS* in the SKY!

Seeing*Stars! 

For as long as I can remember, stars have always been a theme throughout my life… A symbol that has come up time and again, magical and luminous!

I truly believe we are all made of stars, and thus connected to the greater universe, waiting to shine, for our time so we can tap into our own brilliance, for the feeling of STAR POWER. Not some trite Hollywood celebrity bull… But the POWER that comes from harnessing our own conviction and confidence toward the direction of our dreams! For me, that’s what Star Power is ALL about. These celestial beauties comprise our universe, of which we are apart of, and thus they represent our deepest desires… Those dreams, hopes and aspirations that feel so far away, they are almost unattainable… Until one day, you can see with clarity, your eyes sparkle, and inside you KNOW you have exactly what you need within YOU to make the most of what you wish for YOUR LIFE.

Needing to tap into that energy myself these days, as I am facing changes and transitions that are challenging, but  just as they should be at this point in my life, I find myself holding onto the image of a glimmering, glittering STAR. I feel its warmth and radiant glow on my cheek, and from within… Instantly, I know I am good. Life is good. This constant reminder to love the life we lead and to be grateful for the gifts we have, that is another blessing of STAR POWER.

Recently, to hold as an amulet, I had my dear friend Amanda, Owner of VOCE KEEN, design a custom Star Necklace. This gorgeous sterling silver pendant (pictured below) is a treasure, one that helps me channel my inner clarity and brilliance, so I can shine from within! Extra magical and juicy ju-ju when worn with the VK Crescent Moon Pendant ;)

Custom Star Necklace by Voce Keen, SF

Star Necklace

Additionally, I am including the stunning Star Card from The Wild Unknown Tarot Deck collection. I love this hand crafted, made with love Tarot Deck. The energy and magic from this deck is enchanting! Every card reading I have done has lead me to connections, encounters and revelations that have been uplifting and surprising… I am truly grateful for the work of Kim Krans, who has poured her heart & soul, devoting her artistry, wonder, beauty and charm to the art of illustration & Tarot.

The Wild Unknown Tarot Deck

The Star, The Wild Unknown Tarot Deck

Thanks for stopping by,

xoxo, Stoner Chíc

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EL-AY

The City of Angels is urban sprawl at its finest. Edgy and full of glam & glitz, Los Angeles is foodie and fashion heaven; not to mention a celebrity oasis! Everything about LA has style, even the unintended… You walk into a coffee shop, and it is a scene. A boutique? Polished. A local dive bar? Sure! But with that special hipster je ne sais quois! Truly, LA is made of design, decor and flair that is good to the last drop… It’s oozing off the streets and even the attitude and personality of the city exudes this exuberant and vivacious way of life. Maybe it’s the warm and sunny weather that contributes to the high energy and vibrancy– no matter what it is, LA is always on point!

On a recent trip down I spent most of my time in Venice Beach, Abbot Kinney; as well as a few cameo appearances in Santa Monica, Downtown & Silverlake . I took a few pictures of some cool looking spots, images that epitomize the LA esthetic… Here is a gallery of these snapshots, enjoy, xoxo SC

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Shoe Obsession: The Bicolor Wedges

From London’s East Side comes Atalanta Weller, the very talented shoe designer who has been steadily captivating her global fan base over the past four years. Drawing inspirations from Ziggy Stardust, Louise Brooks and a variety of animal prints, her beautiful designs elevate her to the status of a true artist. Browsing on Pinterest, I found this gem from her 2011 collection. Although two years old, these amazing Bicolor wedges are still on-trend today, perhaps because her designs are so cutting edge and ahead of the times. The blend of neutral camel suede and sexy black leather makes for an absolutely stunning shoe. Because of the simple-yet-chic mixture of textures and colors, these stylish shoes can be worn to compliment a multitude of different outfits. Pair them with black skinny jeans, a bright chiffon top, and plenty of chunky jewelry for an effortlessly polished look. Or, glam them up with a sexy mini dress and a top-knot bun for a night out. The perfectly placed peek-a-boo cut-outs on the top of the shoe work to lengthen the line of your leg by showing off just the right amount of skin on your feet, making this the ideal wedge bootie for any body-type, any style and any outfit. These adorable and sophisticated wedges will complete any look while making your gams look flawless!

Bisou, StonerChíc

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