JennifHsieh is a space for my rambling thoughts and snaps of my everyday style. I'm based in Astoria, Queens and I share a home with my two derpy cats and my equally derpy fiancé.

Guest Post: Maggie of Lifesize Paperdoll


If you had told me a year ago I would have been wearing shoes made of black leather with studs and buckles on them, I probably would have told you to take your street-style-blog-loving self out of here. I am not the girl who would be seen on a street style blog in such cool shoes, let's just be honest with ourselves. I'm the girl who usually wears bows, polka dots, and bright colors. And yet- I was asking for these booties for Christmas before I could even realize what I was asking for.

I think one of the most fascinating things about blogging has been the direct effect it has had on my everyday life. At first, I didn't think it really had much impact on me aside from the relationships I have formed. Was I really doing much different? I was still just posting pictures of what I happened to be wearing on a Tuesday or a Wednesday for classes or a date right? Not much was different? Wrong. All wrong. Blogging has changed my life. Yes, I do just post pictures of what I happen to be wearing on a specific day but it's also turned into something I figured out I did with more passion than I had in other aspects of my life that I should have had passion for. Namely being school. I just declared myself an English major instead of a pre-med Biology major and I don't think I would have had the bravery nor realization without my blog to convince me that I loved being creative. And as much as I'd like to pass off how I dress as just a materialistic surface level hobby, I know in the past two years it's become more than that. It's fun. It's not something I take too seriously, but it is something I love.  And while I'm still not the cool street style blogger wearing what's "trendy" at the moment, my style has indeed changed to reflect my real life. No, I don't really wear bows anymore. I still wear polka dots, but maybe not with bright patterns and crazy tights. I'm 20, and I enjoy seeing that reflected. And I guess turning 20 means I also enjoy black booties with studs but still keeping them "me" by wearing a bunny patterned shirt?

Thank you so much Jen for letting me guest blog! It's always, always a pleasure. I adore Jen to the moon and back.


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shoes- jeffrey campbell
tights- target
dress & shirt- borrowed
belt- the gap


  1. Love the shoes, and the tights are fab too!

  2. I love that blouse, and the colour of your tights from Target is gorgeous! I noticed you picked a pretty shade of lipstick to match. I don't think we have to give up any of the fashion we like just because we start to get older. It's just my opinion and taste, but I'm still a big fan of ruffles, ribbons and bows at any age! As for school, one can have more than one major. I had five and didn't complete college but I know other classmates did. So whatever your major are majors are in school I think it's still wonderful that you're a fashion major in the fashionista blogging world. Love your outfit and your post. Have a wonderful year 2013! :)

  3. Those shoes are SO CUTE! I've wanted them forever haha :) Who woulda thought! And yeah, my blog has really changed me , too :)
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  4. I love this post so much! And those shoes are amazing!

  5. love this post! i love that shoes! ;)Irene Wibowo

  6. what a lovely text! blogging does affect us, even if we don't realize it at first, and it's amazing how many things we can achieve easier just by being bloggers!

  7. Love these shoes ! They have nailed my style perfectly.


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