|Skirt, Top & Scarf (worn as a belt)- Thrifted; Necklace- The Bay; Shoes-Payless; Nail Polish- Blue my Mind by Rimmel|
So much of my professional and personal life is online that when it comes to the weekend I'm all teched out! So in order to fully relax and unwind I've turned Saturdays into an unofficial tech free zone. It's the one day a week when I try to avoid checking my e-mail, blog or going online in general. This probably sounds absurd to many of you since we're from a generation that is obsessed with our online presence. Not me- you could say I'm old fashioned when it comes to technology. Sure I have a Blackberry but I don't have a data plan so absolutely no e-mails come to my phone. I have to actually check my e-mails at my laptop-imagine that! I hate the idea of being perpetually available- plus I know that if I had e-mails sent to my phone I would feel the need to answer them right away. And twitter-what's that all about? Sure it's great for professional purposes(in fact part of my job description is Social Media Coordinator so ask me to tweet about lingerie and I'm laughing) but when it comes to personal use- I just can't imagine using it as an effective communication device. I prefer communicating in person and when I'm spending time with family and friends, the Blackberry is put away so there's no distractions and I can focus on having a person-to-person conversation. My biggest pet peeve is when someone is texting or tweeting when you're talking- it implies that the virtual world is more interesting than what's happening right there, right now. Ok I'm done my tech free zone rambling- I didn't mean to get so passionate about the subject! Plus technology has its benefits- Tinfoil Tiaras wouldn't exist without the computer/internet so that's a bonus! All I'm saying is sometimes it's important to step back and experience all the amazing things that life has to offer offline!
Stripes on stripes? It's just another example of how I love to mix and match! I'm linking up to Thursdays are for Thrifters and The Best Form of Flattery- c'mon you know you want to join in the fun!
Live in Ottawa and looking for something fun to do next Tuesday? Enter my giveaway for your chance to win 2 tickets to Adrian Wu's holiday collection fashion show!