Friday, I’m In Love With You

TheSydneyGirl Sketch

I was so honored when I saw the sketch of me created by the gorgeous and super talented Joelyne from The Sydney Girl.  Recently, I haven’t been feeling well physically and this totally made my day.  I absolutely adore it, and love Joelyne’s other sketches.  Being artistic is such a special talent that I wish I possessed.  Thanks so much J! :)

Below are pics from last weekend when we headed to the OC Fair in Costa Mesa, CA.OC FairI finally tried the standard fair-type foods — fried Twinkies, fried S’mores, fried Oreos and chocolate covered bacon.  The conclusion:  all of these things are better left alone, though I did enjoy the fried S’more the best.  Oh, and that chocolate and bacon together is not a good combination.   I was thinking maybe it would be a good savory/sweet snack, but was mistaken.  Yes, we also watched a pig show where the “smartest pig” jumped through hoops and spelled ‘ham’.  True story.

OC Fair2Here’s a shot of me and my twinny Mel.  Some people get confused when they visit her blog, Wrecked Stellar, and think they’re seeing double but we are fraternal twins.

OC Fair 3Oh yes, I’m wearing suspenders.  I haven’t worn these since elementary school, and for good reason.  I like them though and think they’re another easy way to spruce up a look.  I’m also sporting my Topshop bag and Dolce Vita Phoenix sandals.  So comfy.

OC Fair 4Mulling over the possibilities of a body wave, going back to my natural black hair color and chopping some length off.

OC Fair5

Cotton candyI can’t leave a fair or amusement park without cotton candy.  Pure sugar goodness.

Hope you all have a fun-filled weekend!


  1. Gisela
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 08:37:25

    wow! you look amazing! and the fair sounded fun! the illustration of you is right onw! beautiful!

  2. lyndsey | paper girl
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 08:53:16

    AHH you are the CUTEST!!! i missssss you. love the fair pics, looks like you guys had fun :) and i love that sketch!! so cool.

  3. dreamsequins
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 09:46:59

    LOVE these fair shots! And by the way, I just had a fried Oreo for the first time a few weeks ago. They’re crazy! But also crazy good.

    Hope you enjoy your weekend, too!

  4. Nadia
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 10:12:49

    love your ssandals! and the suspenders look mighty fine ;)

    oooi love joelyne she is thebest and gorgeous girl with so much talent

  5. janettaylor
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 10:40:24

    WOW! Cool sandals, Bec!


  6. Antoine
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 11:18:32

    OOoooh AND it is a Real Pleasure “to see in double” with a sister’s duo like Yours !!!
    ps: I think that Joelyne’s sketch perfectly captures your GLAMorous mood, this “epitome-esque SEXY Fresness” that your Radiant/KILLing smile marvelously illustrates . . .

    à Bientôt, Antoine

  7. AsianCajuns (Lauren)
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 11:37:14

    So fun, Becs! I love those pics of you and Mel!

    You know Cath and I just realized some of our readers didn’t realize we were twins until recently- hehe!

    Love the sketch by Joelyne- so awesome!

  8. Couture Carrie
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 11:52:04

    Wonderful collage of photos and drawing ~ fabulous! You look amazing, per usual!


  9. Adela
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 12:33:43

    that’s such a pretty award!

  10. Modediktat
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 13:12:49

    Hey lovely Becs,
    I’ve just visited Mel’s blog and came along to visit yours! Aaaaaaahh! The pictures are so much FUN! I wish I could have been there with you both! :-)
    You must have spend a fabulous, an ultra-fabulous day! btw – the people are seeing double maybe – double beauty, double charming, double sweetness and and and – but you Becs, and you Mel – you are very unique to me. I’m so happy to have met you here in the fashion blogosphere – I wouldn’t like to miss this contact any more.
    Wishing you a great and wonderful weekend, dear!!!! Lots of hugs and kisses!

  11. Modediktat
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 13:13:59

    ps. that painting is AWESOME – and I have recognized it’s you without reading!! :-D

  12. Bella
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 13:27:36

    Becs, I’m in love with your entire outfit… seriously been lusting for a pair of suspenders to join the ranks of my wardrobe!

    You rock the Topshop bag and Dolce Vita sandals, and the sketch is of course, amazing.

    Hope you’re feeling better babe! xxx

  13. thischicksgotstyle
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 14:28:22

    Those suspensers are GREAT!
    I really love both your blogs, and I’m a twin as well! You’re both very stylish :D
    But I have a twin brother and we don’t look alike at all hahah!
    Thanks for your sweet comment!

  14. Shin
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 14:43:30

    Aww…the sketch of you is lovely! Both of you look like having a great time! I love your oufit! Easy breezy perfection! xxoxoxoxo

  15. yuka
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 15:37:14

    its a great sketch!!

  16. alison
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 16:55:50

    i’ve never been to the OC fair, and i live in LA! it looks like a fun time!

  17. thesydneygirl
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 17:24:52

    hey gorgeous bec!!! you are so very welcome! you’re such a beautiful person, inside and out. how could i not sketch you?

    have a wonderful weekend. enjoy your cousins wedding! hope you have more energy now =) we want to see some piccies from the event!


  18. Nora
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 18:05:24

    cool photos! you know..its funny because i have never been to the oc fair of all my years living here. maybe i should visit and compare the fun factor to the la fair..haha.

  19. Kristin
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 18:17:31

    So pretty. She captured you perfectly!

  20. greenjeans
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 20:14:12

    Way cool. Suspenders are awesome. Super awesome. And it’s not just because I wear them a lot.

  21. Kristen
    Jul 31, 2009 @ 22:27:57

    Your pics are the KUTEST!! Looks like you had a fun time! You looked adorable too! LOVE IT!

  22. cocktailoffashion
    Aug 01, 2009 @ 00:42:52

    Hi Becs,
    You guys look like you had so much fun! Your pictures are always amazing! (makes me think i should invest in a good camera!)

    I love your sandals and the suspenders!

    And how can anyone not like the sketch from Joelyne…she is very talented but also such a beautiful girl!


  23. sharon rose
    Aug 01, 2009 @ 01:50:22

    Hi there-you and Mel look so casually stylish and chic, looks like you had a fab time too-have a great weekend!

  24. Annie Spandex
    Aug 01, 2009 @ 01:51:58

    Very cute drawing! Love your shoes :)

  25. velo
    Aug 01, 2009 @ 07:06:26

    love her sketches!
    and i love ur boots too!

  26. dapper kid
    Aug 01, 2009 @ 09:03:02

    Ooooh how fun :) Loving your sandals and the candy floss looks SO yummy! And wow that sketch is beautiful, congratulations dear. Hope you’re having a lovely weekend :)

  27. iyam
    Aug 01, 2009 @ 10:02:24

    love your outift!!! very comfy and stylish :)


  28. Raez
    Aug 01, 2009 @ 11:36:14

    yay, i saw this on her blog, and i was like damn! its becs! congrats looking good as always even on paper:)

    xx raez

    Aug 01, 2009 @ 11:37:36

    Great shots Becs!!
    you two looks great! so stylish always!
    have a good weekend ;)


  30. Marian
    Aug 01, 2009 @ 14:32:03

    i love fairs, love the illustration and your gorge smile.
    happy wknd

  31. Cindy
    Aug 02, 2009 @ 01:43:36

    Both of you are absolutely gorgeous! That smile and how you outfit yourselves!! hehe.

  32. Maggie
    Aug 02, 2009 @ 03:06:36

    Hi Becs, what a fun day outing! U work the suspenders look and ahh.. the cotton candy really bring back my childhood memory, i want it now!!

  33. Hanh, Life-in-travel
    Aug 02, 2009 @ 09:42:34

    I love your cool outfit.

    you both look great.

    the sketch is awesome.


  34. Catherine
    Aug 02, 2009 @ 15:40:08

    I love seeing photos of you and your sis together and who doesn’t love going to the fair?!

    I’m always looking for non-jewelry accessories to punch up an outfit. Suspenders are brilliant! I haven’t worn them since first grade, but it might be time to give them another shot.

    And don’t give up on chocolate and bacon yet. Vosges makes the best chocolate bacon bar that might change your mind on the combination.

  35. ak
    Aug 02, 2009 @ 16:57:03

    looks like fun and i really like the suspenders. and ehhh chocolate and bacon..i could never even attempt to try

  36. D.S.
    Aug 02, 2009 @ 20:24:15

    the fair looks so fun! I am totally jealous, I have a craving for cotton candy now! : )

  37. Antonia
    Aug 02, 2009 @ 23:15:29

    Thanks girl! You look gorg as well! I can’t believe I’ve never come across your blog! I love it. Link swap?

    Peace and love!

  38. katherinelou
    Aug 03, 2009 @ 00:05:42

    cuuute photos!
    i went to the OC fair last week … all i ate was roasted corn though hahaha

  39. fashionispoison
    Aug 03, 2009 @ 01:56:45

    looks like so much fun!

    ps- would you like to exchange links?

  40. becs
    Aug 03, 2009 @ 18:54:23

    Sofie, you are THE sweetest. And trust me, the feeling is very, very mutual for Mel and I about you dear! Your comments always make me smile.

    xo, Becs

  41. becs
    Aug 03, 2009 @ 18:56:17

    J, you are so amazing. Seriously, you made my day. :)

    xoxo, Becs

  42. Tamara
    Aug 04, 2009 @ 23:53:28

    This looks super funny! Really nice fair, Becs!

  43. HoneyBunny
    Aug 08, 2009 @ 13:50:56

    Oh, what a cool drawing!:))
    And those photos from the fair are so fun! ANd you looked stylish as always:)

  44. hanako66
    Aug 10, 2009 @ 16:12:38

    so sad that I didn’t make it to the fair this year!

  45. hanako66
    Aug 10, 2009 @ 16:12:58

    oh and you look adorable!!!

  46. Sylvia
    Aug 11, 2009 @ 21:08:31

    Awww, state fairs are good ol times. I think im going this year also. Those suspenders are way cute, major plus to that. =]

  47. TaylorSterling
    Sep 10, 2009 @ 17:41:34

    looove the shoes actually I love the whole look!

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