Going down Memory Lane with Choies

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Choies Peplum Lace Sleeve Top
Choies Peplum Lace Sleeve Top Lucy and The Runaways
Sportsgirl Necklace and Rings 2013
Choies Vintage Argyle Print Pants Lucy and The Runaways
Sportsgirl Necklace and Rings 2013
Choies Vintage Argyle Print Pants Lucy and The Runaways

Wearing: Choies's Peplum Lace Sleeve Top thanks to Choies; Choies's Vintage Argyle Printed Pants thanks to Choies; Vintage Bag; Jeffrey Campbell's Solitaire shoes in Oil Slick; Sportsgirl's necklaces and rings; Sportgirl's 'Spring Fling' lipstick

Today was one of those days where I revisited old music that triggered old memories. I had an Ipod, one of those classic ones that held 65gbs of my music spanning over 5-6 years. It served as a DJ for all my birthdays from 19 years to 25 years. It played music at all my BBQs, roadtrips, my friend's engagement party, and beach trips and picnics. It was my escape, my solitude and for most of my youth, my only friend!
Then on my 26th birthday, it just died. Died. I turned it on intending to make a playlist for my birthday party, and all the music was wiped out. Perfect playlists, consistent album covers and old music that's rare to find - all gone!

I was heart broken for weeks. But I finally purchased a new Ipod, and it sat untouched for a while (too stubburn). Then today, I don't know, I felt like listening to my old music again. I added all my music from long lost hard drives straight back into my Ipod, and set out to rename alot of music files.

I stumbled upon some old music I haven't listened to in about 4 years - some old school Jay Chou tunes (yes, I was into alot of Asian Music) and to this day I still don't understand his songs but I found myself humming to familiar tunes. Memories then suddenly came flooding in.. a lonely 19 year old me catching the train to TAFE feeling sad that I haven't found a good boyfriend; the gleeful moment I heard a Jay Chou ringtone from the phone of my boy crush at the time; Karaoke nights with Jay Chou songs featured. All memories of when I was 18 to 20 years old.  I admit, was a very awkward time for me when I wasn't confident in myself, still clung onto guys or didn't know how to wear my hair or realise that white flare pants, sucks.

These days I listen a good mix - The Weeknd, Paramore, Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, The Beatles etc. I wear my hair the way I want to, I wear leather and lace and I am a confident happy traveller when I take the train. I am happy to leave my cringe-worthy past behind; yet I know going down memory lane with that Jay Chou music really made me appreciate the type of confident person I am today. Now going to stop looking back, and keep looking forward.


Halie said...

That print is stunning.

martinealison said...


L'automne s'installe... Une très jolie tenue de circonstance..
Gros bisous

Pixelhazard said...

That pant print is so striking!

X. Pixelhazard | Bright Green Laces |

Abigail said...

I have such a weakness for lace! When I saw this top, I got major closet envy! Love how you styled it ;) Need to grab me one of these!!

Life in the Fash Lane

Shannon Boyce said...

The print on those pants? STUNNING. I love this combination!

Jacqueline said...

nice pants. I love listening to music I haven't heard for ages. Like, a while ago I listened to a Roxette album. It was amazing.

Hannah said...

The top is gorgeous. I love lacey patterns like that.

Evelyn Morales said...

Lovely outfit, really suits you!! I hope your I pod will last longer this time, I also love listening to older music. It has the nostalgia effect!!


Sivi said...

Fantastic look, lovely your pants!!!

:) nice

Hell Memories said...

You are so beautiful! Nice photos :)

Johanna V said...

Such a pretty look, I love that lace top so much :) ♥

The Fashann Monster said...

The print on the pants in fab.
I also really like the simple neck piece.

The Fashann Monster

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Rechen Natividad said...

Oooh super cool pants! x


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