Aussie Curves – Song

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Yes, this week’s Aussie Curves Challenge was pretty broad – and I liked it! The theme was ‘song’ which pretty much meant the choices were endless! So, I may have gone into Select Sweets – my favorite candy store of all time, last week. I had to go in their to buy some Thank You Chocolates for the nice family up the road that collected my naughty hounds when they escaped a couple of weeks ago. Hugo, who you know cos he is in many posts with me, has decided he can open doors by jumping and pushing down on them. So, he decided to open the gate and him and Bonnie went a-wondering, thankfully, a family found them and kept them at their house til I came home and found a message on the answering machine telling me they had them and called the number on their collar. Make sure your dogs have tags ay!

Anyway, back to the candy! Yes Select Sweets is heaven for me, but I force myself not to go there cos I just go nuts. They have such a great variety and so much deliciousness. So there I was, planning to buy a box of chocolates and suddenly I had a bag of Licorice Allsorts, a lollipop, a bag of choc honey comb, Rocky Road, and some Freckles….and the box of chocolates balanced precariously on top. Heheheh! Anyway, the brothers that work there have known me since I was a kid and giggled at me. It didn’t help that my sister called in the middle of this buying spree and I was like ‘Oh, I am just at Select Sweets buying a few things I need’ – I wasn’t fooling anyone!  So, with the surplus of candy in my house I decided to go with a Candy Song inspired post.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASo, here are some of the songs that inspired me: Candy by Mandy Moore, Liquorice by Azealia Banks, Candy by Iggy Pop, My Boy Lollipop by Millie Small, Lollipop by The Chordettes and many more. :)

Once Kristie (who also took the photos from this witchcraft inspired shoot)  and I had the basic Lolly theme, we knew what I needed to wear! Bright stuff! So, I combined the tee you’ve seen in this Aussie Curves Secondhand post, and my tailor-made shorts by Red Pearl from the Aussie Curves Sequins post. I paired this with my shoes from Target, a denim jacket and crazy hair donut buns with some PHO sizzle scrunchies! Oh, and crazy Korean eyelashes and an edible necklace, cos, yum! These eyelashes are similar to the ones I wore in my Lost Mermaid post, I am so glad I bought a fuckload back with me from Hanoi, I mean, they were about $3.50 there, whereas I’ve seen feather eyelashes here for a LOT more than that.

As far as editing, we used the ‘diffuse glow’ tool in photoshop, which, amazingly enough I did a tutorial on, but have since deleted it!  I guess that is what happens when you have 3 years worth of content, you cull some…We also burned the background to make me stand out more, and added more blue tones. I am pleased with how they turned out, we were a bit worried they’d look kinda porn-y, or just mental in a bad way, but we both think they turned out well. :D

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGood photo, but reminds me of a certain twerking, tongue-sticking-out, former tween disney star… bah!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThis is Kristie telling me to try and fit ALL the candy in my mouth! Hahah, didn’t work!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAShirt: thrifted and cut into a crop  Shorts: tailor-made by Red Pearl in Hanoi Shoes: Target Jacket: Jay Jays Scrunchies: PHO sizzle Eyelashes: bough in Hanoi from 65 Hang Ma, but can buy similar here. Candy: Select Sweets

So, there you have it. Now, I’m going to listen to Mandy Moore again, cos, I LOVE her!

Don’t forget to check out the other Aussie Curve ladies and what they do with this week’s ‘song’ theme!

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xox Jacqui

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24 Comments on Aussie Curves – Song

  1. Spijkerkat
    May 19, 2014 at 5:27 am (1 year ago)

    Mandy Moore’s candy was the first song that came to mind :)
    this is SUCH an awesome post, you remind me of one of Gwen Stefani’s Harajuku girls!

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  2. Sophie
    May 19, 2014 at 5:35 am (1 year ago)

    Well done! I feel inspired by your take on this week’s theme. Just wow.

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    • Jacqueline Stewart
      May 19, 2014 at 9:33 am (1 year ago)

      Thanks Sophie! :D I can’t wait to see what you come up with!

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  3. Willow
    May 19, 2014 at 6:30 am (1 year ago)

    What a fantastically fun photo shoot! The final edited results look marvellous. I love the way your liquorice allsort necklace ties in with your shoes and shorts. Those eyelashes are brilliant! I can relate to you with the candy shop haul – it sounds like me when entering a vintage shop! I can also relate to your dogs getting out, while our dogs free roam on our large property, it’s my very small, very sneaky horse that I need to worry about!

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    • Jacqueline Stewart
      May 19, 2014 at 9:39 am (1 year ago)

      ohhh yes, I can imagine a horse would be hard. Thanks for stopping by. :D

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  4. KizzyDoll
    May 19, 2014 at 11:08 am (1 year ago)

    I love these pictures, you look marvellous. The eyelashes are stunning xx

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    • Jacqueline Stewart
      May 19, 2014 at 11:11 am (1 year ago)

      Thanks Kizzy. Yes, these eyelashes are pretty special. :D

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  5. Cindy
    May 20, 2014 at 1:40 am (1 year ago)

    Love this shoot! My favourite shot is the face closeup where you are eating the lollipop. I love how much of those amazing eyelashes you can see when you look down!The yellow on your shirt really pops, too.

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    • Jacqueline Stewart
      May 20, 2014 at 1:47 am (1 year ago)

      Thanks Cindy, I like that close up too, I made it my profile picture on FB. heheheh :D

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  6. Priya
    May 20, 2014 at 6:03 pm (1 year ago)

    how fun! the shoes especially are killer. I love the song “Candy” by Mandy Moore-STILL haha. thanks for all your comments on my blog, Jacqui!

    ♥ perfectly Priya

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    • Jacqueline Stewart
      May 20, 2014 at 11:37 pm (12 months ago)

      No worries Priya! I love your blog and you always look like you are having fun! :D

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    • Jacqueline Stewart
      May 22, 2014 at 12:11 am (12 months ago)

      Thanks surbhi :D I’m gonna try to remember that word “FIDA”

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  7. ania
    May 21, 2014 at 9:51 pm (12 months ago)

    wow!!! cool photos :)

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  8. Kobi Jae
    May 24, 2014 at 11:33 am (12 months ago)

    This outfit is SO MUCH FUN!! The photos look great, I really love the effect. This is definitely one of my favourite posts of yours, which is a big call cos I love them all ^.^ Now i’m off to listen to that playlist you got stuck in my head, and find out where this amazing sweets shop is! :)

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    • Jacqueline Stewart
      May 24, 2014 at 11:35 am (12 months ago)

      Thanks Kobi Jae! Yes, the sweet shop is def one to keep in mind! :D

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  9. Meagan Kerr
    May 25, 2014 at 11:22 am (12 months ago)

    I love this! You always pay so much attention to detail and have such fun posts. Also, I really want some licorice allsorts now… xo

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    • Jacqueline Stewart
      May 25, 2014 at 11:41 am (12 months ago)

      hehehehe! Excellent my licorice plan is working! :D Thanks Megan, and thanks for stopping by :)

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  10. Natalie
    May 25, 2014 at 4:28 pm (12 months ago)

    I really can’t decide what I love most! Those shorts, your eyelashes, or your hair! Buns + scrunchies FTW!

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    • Jacqueline Stewart
      May 25, 2014 at 9:34 pm (12 months ago)

      Thanks Natalie! :) I was a bit proud of the buns and scrunchies

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