ashley. twenty-two years old. east coast born, texas livin.' i love to dream and i love beautiful things. this is a blog of the pretty things that inspire me. (and the occasional laugh.)
I came. I saw. I reblogged.
"Women’s grueling, lifelong, losing battle to transform themselves into magical, flawless creatures with Disney hair and 15-inch waists and massive ham-lips is not for the benefit of women. And when men say that they “love to see the woman underneath the makeup,” they’re not saying they want to see your leg stubble and greasy bangs—they’re saying they want you to be better at hiding your maintenance routine. Because the maintenance spoils the fantasy."
Lindy West, Listen Up, Ladies: Here’s Everything Real Men Think Is Wrong With You (via sablia)
"To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it."