Monday, October 21, 2013

Viva La Revolucion

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Mexican blouse (gift from my boyfriend's mom)
Topshop leather shorts
Vintage belt
Kate Spade "Isis" platform sandal

This is kind of a traditional Mexican blouse.  I wanted to style it in a more playful way than it's usually worn.  I've always loved the detail on these types of blouses.  There are quite a few ways to wear it and make it look modern.  This look is one of them.  I wore this outfit the day before Mexican Independence Day.  Seeing as the holiday landed on a Monday, I thought it would be more appropriate to dress up for it on the Sunday before.  I usually see people dress up downtown for the celebration.  But this year I was the only one...LOL!  I got a lot of strange stares from people...especially at Whole Foods.  Whatever.  I'm having fun with what I wear.

Although I was born here in the U.S., my roots are in Mexico.  And it's times like these where I am forever grateful that our country isn't as corrupt as others are.  This is the place that I call home, and the place where I'm much more comfortable living at.  But I couldn't help but reflect on the irony that Mexican Independence day has become.  We celebrate the independence of a beautiful country that has now become unarmed and dependent on the government for its own safety. By watching the downfall of a country, it makes me think of the whole "Land of the Free" façade. That should come as a warning to us Americans.  I hope we never let our 2nd amendment rights be taken away.  As Gandhi once famously said, "Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act of depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."

xo  Azu

32 comments:

  1. Nice blouse!

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  2. Your leather shirts are just too good..
    Nice outfit..
    Kisses,
    www.beingbeautifulandpretty.com

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  3. Wow for legs!
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  4. How pretty. The shorts are amazing.

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  5. that's such a beautiful top - shorts makes this outfit look very modern.

    -V
    http://stylishlyme.com

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  6. I love the way you styled this. The shoes are perfect! Great way to capture some of your heritage :)
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  7. Love your blog, want to follow each other on bloglovin? Let me know and I will follow u back
    XO

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  8. Great style! Love your leather shorts! Would you like to follow each other via GFC, bloglovin, facebook and instagram?

    Evi xoxo

    The Notebook of a Fashion Lover

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  9. Hey, I just discovered your blog and i really like it, I'll follow you via GFC and bloglovin!

    Lovely outfit! I love those leather shorts! <3

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  10. cute top dear
    xoxo
    happy day

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  11. Love the shorts!
    xoxo

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  12. Thank you so much <3 I love love love this outfit! You look beautiful!

    xx

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  13. Really lovely blog! I love your outfits! The heels are amazing and the shorts to!
    I'd love to follow each other if you'd be interested :) Let me know :)

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  14. Amazing look!
    Love those shoes!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  15. Great look, really love it :D

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  16. Wow! This is absolutely stunning! I love this style!

    xx
    Lauren Elizabeth
    Petite in Pearls

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  17. You've got legs for days lady! I love this outfit on you

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  18. Such a pretty look, I adore the top!

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  19. Girl, you look gorgeous! So jealous of your legs too! But I love this outfit, and your red heels are the perfect extra touch.
    Thank you so much for the follow! I love your blog as well and I'm now following you on Bloglovin & GFC :)

    ~Jacy
    www.laviedelenore.blogspot.com

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  20. great post! would you like to follow eachother?
    xx
    daniella
    simplybeautifulelegant.blogspot.com

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  21. very nice! I love that top with combinations of everything~~~~

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  22. You look great, I love the shorts!

    Xx
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  23. Thank you so much for your lovely comment in my blog dear! I'm following you back on both!! :) Thank you for stopping by!

    Come back soon to visit me on The Notebook of a Fashion Lover

    Evi xoxo

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  24. Thank you for your lovely comment and following me :)! I followed back via GFC and bloglovin :)
    have a wonderful day :)

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  25. lovely bog <3
    Lets follow each other in GFC, Bloglovin and FB :)
    Kindly let me know where all you are following and I will return the favor.
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    1. hi i have followed back with bloglovin,
      and i cant find u in my gfc list . plz be kind to check again.
      and let me know.

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  26. lovely <3
    would you like to follow each other?
    just let me know
    kisses, Marlena

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  27. I've been looking for a blouse like this all year--I love embroidery and the beautiful colors at the top. Also, you have some drop-dead killer legs!

    Brittney

    anotherbeautifulthing.blogspot.com

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  28. LOVE IT! I have a blouse like that I really love but it is wayyy too huge. I might have to take it in somehow. Yeah, I didn't see not one gun shop in Mexico or meet anyone with a gun. So are they outlawed over there? We have always had guns at home, my dad just collected them. His fave was a Pancho Villa rifle that said, I'd rather die on my feet than live on my knees, in Spanish. He showed it me on Skype when I was living in Mexico. Funny stuff.

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  29. Wow Azu! I had no idea you had mexican roots! Though I must say you have very Indian features. Of course, though I'm an Indian, I have more Filipino features lol. Love the way you've worn the blouse! Envying your long legs as usual :)
    xx
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