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août182011

I Want To Be A Roitfeld: Stylish Blogger Award

It is time to recognize a few of my favorite people in the wide world of blogs! I cannot believe that eight
Kate Ringo Suzuki, Everyday Glamour
 months have elapsed since my best blog friend, Kate Ringo Suzuki from Everyday Glamour, blessed me with the Stylish Blogger Award last December, but finally here we are... I am so excited to be able to use this award to acknowledge all of the fabulous people who continue to inspire me, and I hope that you know you are the top of the list, Kate! Thanks a million for your constant support from the very beginning of this site, your encouragement and positive attitude always inspire me, your friendship means the world to me, and you are one of my favorite writers.

Leslie Rowlands, La Maison FouNote that the lovely Leslie Rowlands from La Maison Fou kindly honored me with the same award a couple weeks later so I am now awarding it to thirty others instead of the standard fifteen. All right, so my list grew closer to forty once I made it... I am sticking to only ten facts though! Wait until you read them, you may be glad I limited myself thusly...

Thank you so much, Kate and Leslie, it is a distinct honor to be nominated by both of you!

Ten Facts About Me:

  1. I really want to be Lou Doillon but I Want To Be A Birkin Gainsbourg Doillon seemed awkward back in May 2009. I do use "Lou" as my Starbucks name, in tribute to both Mademoiselle Doillon and my beloved granny.
  2. One of my fondest artistic memories is addressing my family's Christmas cards each year. I learned calligraphy at an early age and my mother was more than happy to delegate this particular task to me.
  3. If I could change one of my physical features, it would be my feet.
  4. My favorite color is black.
  5. I love that my birthday falls on the Ides of March. Half lion, half lamb, definitely.
  6. I think schools should require students to recite poetry from memory in order to graduate. Song lyrics don't count. Maybe revive the McGuffey reader, too, those were the days...
  7. I borrowed Roots by Alex Haley from my elementary school library. Upon checkout, the librarian snorted derisively. "You'll never read that!" I don't know exactly how many times I renewed it, but I assure you that I read every word. Thanks, Jean! There is nothing I enjoy like a challenge. I also recommend it heartily as one of the most moving books I have ever read.
  8. I like to be alone. This used to concern me until I realized I am a writer.
  9. Language is my true love, followed closely by music and art. So I guess you could say summarily that expression is my true love. Succinct expression is my true love. There, phew!
  10. My fondest wish is for a role in a Godard film. Since we are wishing, specifically I want to play the part of Lou Doillon in her biopic as filmed by Godard, now we've come full circle.

And the blogs that I love are... drum roll please...

A Lefthanded Life

Accro De La Mode

Arabella Proffer

Capote's Swans

Casa De Sasha

Circa Fashion

Desde Las Manías

E.P. Cutler

Everyday Glamour

Fashion And Frank

Fashion 156

Filep Motwary

French Word-A-Day

Gala

Hogan McLaughlin

I Love Ur Dress

In New York Paris Tomorrow

Jet Set Confidential

Know Wear

La Maison Fou

Lost In Translation

Lula - The Subject I Know Best

Madame M La Mode

Maison Arf

Mon Petit Chou Chou

Moulagerie

Pheasants & Vultures

Prêt À Porter P

Rare Vintage

Reneessance

Ritournelle

Sartorial Girl

Sisters In Black Frocks

Style Souk

Style-a-holic

The Beauty File

The Family Table

What I Saw Today

Kate Ringo Suzuki photo © 2011 Kate Ringo Suzuki. Leslie Rowlands photo © 2011 Leslie Rowlands. All Rights Reserved.

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Reader Comments (19)

Thank you for including me in this groovy group .. You have set some kind of standard for editorial and dreaming. Thank you so much.
18 août 2011 | Unregistered Commentermadeleine gallay
It's an honor to be featured among this list. Merci chérie!
Love your answers by the way :-)
18 août 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnne
I am flattered beyond belief that you included me in this list! You really made my day - hell, my YEAR - & it makes me want to immediately go to the drawing board & work even harder! Many many thanks - you know I love you blog/s too!
18 août 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLee Ferguson
Thanks you so very much for featuring the blog and giving me a little write up!
I do luv the blog.
Leslie
18 août 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLa Maison Fou
Yey
18 août 2011 | Unregistered Commenterbernie
I am beyond honored to be included! You are the best!

If I ever hear someone yell out Lou in Starbucks I will be looking for you!!! LOL
19 août 2011 | Unregistered Commentercca.
aww congratulation kellina!! all your blogs are so amazing!!!
and thanks for include me in your list!!!!
kisses dear kellina! :D
19 août 2011 | Unregistered Commenterlilly
thank you so much for including us sisters in black on your list...it is quite an honor. also, love all these little facts about you. so cool that you love to wear black and be alone! you are a true writer and an inspiration! :)
19 août 2011 | Unregistered Commenterdara
Grazie, cara!!! Dovrò ricambiare!!!
19 août 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGALA
Kellina - thank you so very very much - i loved your answers - getting to know you better always a pleasure x

http://fashionandfrank.blogspot.com/
19 août 2011 | Unregistered Commenterclaire
Thanks for the mention :)
19 août 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPrêt à Porter P
Very cool Kellina! We share a fav color ;)...thank you for including me on your list!
Cupcake
xo
19 août 2011 | Unregistered Commentercupcake
Kellina!!! It was my pleasure to award you the "Stylish Blogger Award"!

How delightful to read your ten facts.....you read "Roots" in elementary school? How advanced!....I was still working on "Deenie"!! :D

To you I must say, "ditto". "...your encouragement and positive attitude inspire me.." Ditto. "..your friendship means the world to me..." Ditto. "...and you are one of my favorite writers.." Ditto!!
xoxo
19 août 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKate
Dear Kellina, so happy to find out you are a fellow Pisces! Your blogs are like lovely fish with beautiful scales - keep moving (writing) and keep sparkling!
19 août 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNBA
I am honored by the award Kellina and love, love, loved learning more about you! I too like to be alone. I love it actually. It is not strange, it is productive, peaceful, time for myself, so rarely found. Who knew growing up as an only child that it was all I would want?!
20 août 2011 | Unregistered Commenternoelani
An impressive list to say the least. I am a follower and reader of all, especially IWBA...
22 août 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLori
Thanks very much for all of your kind words, everyone! You all deserve to be nominated, love your blogs! xo
23 août 2011 | Registered Commenterkellina
ohhhh where does The Vigilant Fashionista stand??!!
26 août 2011 | Unregistered CommenterZefashionblog
Awwww, Christine! You need to stay on my radar by commenting more or chatting on FB or Twitter. :-)
26 août 2011 | Registered Commenterkellina

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