"Modern Vampires of the City," out this week, shows a band that has matured in the right ways, judiciously shedding or growing all the right elements. The globally derived gaiety of their earlier work has been scaled back, so their influences are no longer worn on sleeve, but stitched into the band's fabric. The set hits dizzier heights of transcendent anthem-hood — check the chandelier-ornate "Step," the giddy sugar rush of "Diane Young" or the swooning "Ya Hey" — while also finding lyricist Ezra Koenig pondering questions he's grown-up enough to know he can't answer.
As usual, Batmanglij's Easter-egg arrangements yield considerable surprises and pleasures, but he says that — diverse instrumentation aside — the record started with his desire to put piano at the heart of a Vampire Weekend album. And after the far-flung experimenting on the band's self-titled debut and 2010's "Contra," Vampire Weekend was focused on coming home.So the songs weren't coming easy, and the nike free run 3 for women band wasn't being easy on the songs.
They had assembled enough original tunes fairly early on to fill a new album — "but it wouldn't have been the album we wanted," said Batmanglij."In some ways, I think it was freeing — 'cause we felt like now we've accomplished this milestone, and in that sense, it's like you don't have to worry about doing it ever again," he said with a smile."Because whenever you see those letters, you know that it's him," he said. "That stuck with me ... and I wanted from that moment for everything that I did to have an identifiable quality to it, a signature quality. And I hope in our music you hear that, that comes through, our identity comes through, 'cause that's always been totally crucial to me.I started blogging when I first moved from Manila to Australia. It was originally intended to be an outlet for me to document my transition into the Philippines but my love for the arts evolved it into more of an inspiration board. I began blogging about fashion, photography, art, design, and music. Whatever my eyes or ears enjoyed, I blogged about. Now it's a place where I have the creative freedom to show my personal style and collaborate with local photographers as well as inspiration.When I thought about reviving my blog, I really wanted to make it relevant.
There are so many wonderful blogs already out there that it makes it a challenge to be different.
I want to showcase my love for fashion along with my love for traveling and my love for my new home in the Philippines. The places I shoot are as important as the outfits I wear and I want to draw attention to the beauty that this country has to offer. I love shooting surrounded by nature, most of the Miss Jones shoots are in a park or a beach somewhere and my boyfriend is always catching me hunting for new places to shoot!
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But as you ladies know all to well, high hill shoes and a dance floor don't exactly mix to well. So although the outfit speaks a million dollars and blood pressures are running high for the men, the dance floor is the last place that the lady wants to be heading.Now I assumed that you had never slipped into a pair of high hill shoes before and if I'm thinking correctly and you don't want to spend several hours at the Accident & Emergency Department, then five or six inch size hills, might not be the best way to start. You seriously need to begin with only 1" hills. It's a bit like when we rode our first bicycle with stabilizers on and then our dad removed them and ran behind holding the seat for us. Do you remember that mixture of horror and shear excitement, when we glanced around behind us and realized that we were free to go as we pleased.
It's the same procedure virtually for getting use to having higher hill’s on, just wear the one size at a time, until you feel totally confident about being able to walk, without having to hold onto the door frame or handrail. Street style blogs will always be on my blogroll.
I love seeing how people have taken current trends and created a completely new outfit. Street style goes deeper though, and shows who we are as people in this era. It goes beyond trends and really is a display of distinctiveness of each individuals style.
I would love to see more independent, local brands and labels really flourish here.
We have so much talent and our fashion industry continues to grow.
It would be wonderful to see more and more designers, new and established, get the opportunity to open their own nike free run 2 for women boutiques.
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