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Guess who's back...

Look everyone! Coloured Bleu has changed its name and appearance. Well, actually I'm the responsible for that. I know I said the new name would contain the word 'mishmash', but in the end it didn't work well. I'm good at giving nicknames, but when it's about being serious, I really suck. So, this new name costed me a couple hours before sleeping for the last couple of days. I don't know if it's the greatest out there (I didn't mean it to be really), but I feel like it's more me. I've always been so far from being the bomb (even somehow some people seem to like me and my sense of humour) and as I'm usually attracted to extreme words, I'd rather call myself a nerd than a preppy party girl. Nerds, believe or not, have more fun when it comes to fashion, in my opinion, and there is my favourite all the time collection - SS 08 Luella (comics, oversized glasses, cardigans... what else could be smarter than that?) - to prove it. The fact is that I really like fashion, probably in a geeky, reasonable, sober-headed way (would never consider myself a shopaholic or anything like that). So yeah, that's basically the explanation behind Nerdy, pero trendy. By the way, pero (spanish) = but (english) = aber (deutsch).

Tell me your toughts on the new name, and of course, on the new layout. As i said before, Nerdy, pero trendy is not a different site or a new beginning, it's the same site, with the same energy and enthusiasm, but with a different tittle. That's it. I also wanna thank you all for your support comments, you're such great people and I 'm so glad to have you as daily visitors, I couldn't be luckier than this.

Here's a couple of pictures of me I took the other day (God save the timer!). I don't usually post close-ups of my face, but let's stop the pretentious posing and mystery and what the hell... here's me (ignore the glasses, I swear I didn't put them on to make the new site's name justice). Have a great new year's eve! I'll tell you about mine later (;



Here's the deal. I don't like the name of this site anymore and I want to change it. I'm thinking about doing it before 2009 starts if I have everything ready before Wednesday 31st. I'm going to change the URL in configuration, so I won't lose any of my previous entries, therefore that means 'colorizacion' won't exist anymore. I'm not sure of them name yet, but I bet it will contain the word mishmash, because my blog seems to be a mix of fashion related stuff (runway shows, indie designers, celebrities, etc) and I have to admit I am a mishmash myself.

I'd love you to help me on this. Moving is hard, usually people don't find you after that and then, tired of searching, forget about the site. I don't want that to happen. I'd love you to join me on the new site. If you're with me on this (as I reallyreallyreally hope you all are), then here's what we're going to do...

1. If you're not a blogger, you can leave me your e-mail address here in a comment and I'll be very happy to send you the new URL
2. You can also
bookmark my blogger profile so you'll be able to know where Coloured Bleu moved to.
3. If you're a blogger but not necessarily a regular commenter, it will be easier to let you know the new url, you can comment here too so I know you're interested.
4. If you're on my links, I'll make you know where I moved to for sure by leaving a comment at your site.

Thanks for all your support guys during the not very short life of Coloured Bleu. Don't worry, it won't be a new beginning, it'll be the same blog, with the same spirit and entusiasm, just with a more meaningful (and more fashion related) name to me.

Lots of love,


The day after Christmas.

I don't really want to overextend my speech, so I'll try to be brief. I really hope you had a great time. Christmas is for Catholics a celebration that honors Jesus' birth. I can't say I have a religion, but somehow I believe in God (who is for me the idea of perfection and the answer to all the stuff that we, humans, can't explain yet) and good actions. For me, Christmas seems to be the perfect ocassion to share with our loved ones. That's what this time means for me, having great moments with my relatives and friends. I don't like the idea of Christmas that the media sells, actually I hate it, even when I can't avoid being a little involved in it as I usually buy presents. The idea of Christmas that media sells it's all about wasting large amounts of money on material stuff and I find that generates great inequity to the detriment of the ones who can't spend a lot of money on gifts. In one way, it was awesome because I knew I was going to have a great time with my parents, sister, cousins and aunts, people I really care about; but, in the other hand, it was sad because while I knew I was going to drink a good wine and eat turkey that same night (which I can't refuse and even if I did, that wouldn't solve anything of the said before), I saw kids, disabled and old people on the big avenues selling Santa beanies or candies and was conscious they wouldn't have my luck that night and that I must be grateful for every thing I've got.

I have not said all of this because I believe I have deeper thoughts than others. Not at all. I just wanted to let you know how lucky your position is on this world, because I don't think you're nearly close to being poor and have to work on the streets on Christmas eve, right?

Having said that, I hope you had a beautiful time.
Hope I didn't bore you, but encouraged you to make a change (I'm sure you'll find a way).


Six mini-dresses from Pixie Market.

They're all from Pixie market and they're the cutest little things I've seen in months. The first couple ones are sold out by now (I definitely can see why), but the other four are avaliable I believe.

Which one is your favourite?


I reallyreally want...

Kate's jeans, they're the perfect acid-washed pair. I can't seem to find a pair of those for me, wish my mom had kept a pair of these from her 80's days so I could hand them over.


Alex again.

I've mentioned Alexander Wang's work previously on this blog. In his Spring 2008 collection, which is (in my opinion) reallylreally good, He included the denim shorts which became one of the most popular items of the season. These shorts are not the usual ones, they're baggier and actually look like cut-offs made of boyfriend jeans. A couple celebrities have noticed how cool are those, yeah, I'm talking about Kate Moss & Taylor Momsen, who are the only celebrities who until these moment I've seen wearing a pair of them. Let's better check out the pictures now.

Which celebrity wore them better?


I also wanna thank Syd for the award she was very nice to give me the other day. It's a very interesting awards because it doesn't focus in the information I give people through this blog, but in the way I threat them.

Blogs who receive this award are 'exceedingly charming', says its authors. The award is a fine one because it focuses not on the glory and fanfare of blogging, but on the PROXIMITY to one another through this online-world. This blog invests and believes in the PROXIMITY - nearness in space, time, and relationships. These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind of bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in prizes or self-aggrandizement!


The cobra snake isn't that bad actually...

Specially when it gives you inspiration on how to wear the next items:


Harem pants are in.

She's Shenae Grimes and I just learnt her name today. She's one of the stars from the new Beverly Hills, 90210. I don't really watch the show, because it's on TV (sony channel) by the same time Gossip girl is on Warner, but I couldn't not notice this outfit of hers when I saw the pictures on justjared web today. I like it, it's a good example of how to wear harem pants.

Examinations are over, I don't know about my grades yet, but I'm pretty sure everything went ok. I'm not doing much shopping really (1. I'm broke, 2. I told my parents to buy me the R.E.M. tickets as an early christmas gift, so I don't think I'm receiving stuff for christmas, which is okey because that was my decision). It reallyreally sucks not having any money of my own at this time when I need to get my hands on Iron maiden tickets and they're selling so fast (although they're coming next year on 26th march).



Hey guys. Sorry for the lack of bloggage, I've been very busy, reading books and reviewing my notes. Examinations are just around the corner and I have to make a good performance. After that I'll be able to enjoy life without academic responsibilities until is March 2009 and uni starts again. See you in a week, I have some ideas for new posts.


Cory kennedy is still cool to me.

I know her blog (which is closed by now) wasn't the smartest one out there and her writing wasn't a pleasure to read. I also know she's only famous for partying, because she has the right connections and that there are many other great and original fashionistas that could have been in her place if they knew the people she knows. After all of that has been said, I have to add that Cory Kennedy still seems to me like an interesting person when it comes to clothing. She has a pretty face, cool hair and style. I can't hate her. I don't usually hate people, I just dislike some attitudes people have.

Cory must be 18 by now and she's more risky than most girls her age. I like her, she seems fun when it comes to getting dressed. Besides, she and probably Agyness Deyn are the only persons I could imagine in the trousers shown below.

Do you like Cory's trousers? Would you ever wear something like that?


Looking for Inspiration? Patti Smith has it all.

Singer, poet & song-writter. She was friends with Andy Warhol, Robert Mapplehorpe's muse, and inspiration for great musicians such as Michael Stipe (R.E.M). First it was her music I was only in love with, but then that love grew more intense. See, I have the habit of collecting pictures of artists (usually musicians). She was wearing all these masculine clothes with such attitude that really really amazed me and it was inevitable to fall in love with the personality she shows trough her style. I mean, the ripped or rolled up jeans, the baggy tees, the lace up boots, the bowler hat, the socks over her trousers, the blazers... isn't she perfect?

PS. The handsome guy next to her in a couple of pictures is the talented photographer I talked you about a couple lines above, Robert Mapplehorpe.



Hey everyone. Today's R.E.M. concert and I'm attending it in a few hours, it starts at 6 pm but I'll be making my queue since 2.30 pm. I've already got the setlist, because they've been doing the same songs in the previous dates in latin-america. I was very disappointed to see at my most beautiful wasn't going to be played, but the fact that man on the moon and the one I love are on the list calmed me down. It's gonna be great I reckon, no... I bet, it'll be awesome. They're also gonna play a bunch of songs from Accelerate, I specially love Hollow man from it. Oh and Travis is comming too as support band (or curtain-raisers, how do you say it?).

Well, enough of me. Let me introduce you to Jaeha. Jaeha it's a very cool brand by the young and talented Jaeha-Alex Kim. Here you have some pictures of his S/S 08-09 collection called Colouring in calms me down. Enjoy!

PS. For those who asked, yesterday's concert was amazing also!


Doing outfit posts once in a while is fun.

Tomorrow at night I'll be doing something too awesome: I'm attending an Animal Collective concert. Animal collective, as some as you may know, is an American band that plays experimental music. Oh, and the best of everything is that it's for free! Hopefully, they'll allow us to bring our cameras in. If not, I think I'll hide it inside my booties to record some videos to show you all :D

♫ Listening to: Peacebone - Animal collective
Black Lace top, Gray plain tee, Floral skirt, Purple skinnies, a not very clean pair of converse all star shoes, Cardigan/Leather jacket

101st entry.

I was pretty disappointed to find these pictures after Halloween, because they're all so inspiring and give great costume ideas. Anyway, even if I'm a 'little' (cough) late, I decided to post them, they're pretty cool and can help you err... for next year. They're from a 2001 Vogue issue and you can see more of the shoot at Foto Decandent. I have no idea who did it, does anyone know the photographer's name?

Just in case you need some help recognizing all of the characters above, here you have the names: (1) Yoko Ono & Jhon Lennon, (2) David & Angela Bowie, (3) Jim Hendrix, Jim Morrison &Janis Joplin, (4) Courtney Love & Kurt Cobain, (5) The beatles


I guess high waisted skirts are still in.

And with such cool outfits popping up everyday I hope they stay in for a while.

Peaches Geldof, Chlöe Sevigny, Lauren Conrad

Agyness Deyn, Fearne Cotton, Daisy Lowe


Who rocked it best?


Ten reasons to love Topshop.

Ten reasons to wish I had at least one Topshop store here and envy (in a not so healthy way) people who do have one in their country. There is no shipping to latin-america and I believe in case Peru happened to be on their list, their delivery cost would be reeeeeally out of control. So, all I can do so far is looking for some look-alike items at flea markets (stores here are so last year when it comes to fashion, I mean the first gladiators arrived nearly two weeks ago, so go figure). The search has oficially begun.

1. Bleach jeans (by Sass & Bide) | £75
2. Sequin harlequin dress | £85
3. Black top hat | £20
4. Leopard panel tee | £16
5. Checked pencil skirt | £35
6. Fingerless leather glove | £15
7. Satin tapered leg trouser | £45
8. Acid wash high waisted shorts | £28
9. Bowler hat | £20
10. Flat brogue lace up | £45


Going out makes me feel like watching pretty pictures.

I've just come back from a ska party in the center of the city, although I believe ska is a very cool genere, this is the first time I attend one of those, a friend of mine plays bass in one of the 8 bands that performed at the party. Dancing ska is very fun, but physically speaking it's very tiring also, as skanking is the most common form, my feet hurt like hell now. I had a great time anyway (I also got a cigarette burn on my elbow, some silly girl standing behind me did it, I mean how can they do both, smoke and dance crazily, at the same time? Lucky me, it left no blister, just felt little pain at the moment).

It's interesting to see that when people think of latin girls, they usually imagine genious salsa dancers. Well, that's definitely not me (although I wish I could be better at it, my dancing skills when it comes to salsa are kind of pathetic) . Rock and roll is more my style, the doors, beatles and pixies are always on my playlist, therefore I enjoy rock parties a little bit more (a lot more, if you want me to be honest). When it comes to rock photography, there is one man that comes to my mind fastly. I'm talking about Hedi Slimane, popular also for being a fashion designer. I believe he offers the best party pictures on his diary, they are very inspiring and random, some of them are very delicate and peaceful, others will make you want to grab your quirkiest clothes and go out looking for some fun. Well, enough words, let's rather check out his work.

[EDIT]PS. Thanks for the nice comments! and I forgot to say commenting back will take place a little later, I've just burned a mixed cd and I'm feeling very sleepy by now. It's almost 3 am :)