Baring My Soul

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Wearing my favourite mng dress

I feel there is something magical and infinitely beautiful
about a woman's bare back.


I'm sure that is the reason why
it has been a subject of fascination and a recurring theme in
many paintings by artists around the world.

"Somehow my soul is bare for you to see,
the intricate lines of my back revealing my vulnerability to the world,

showing the most fragile side of me.
It conceals layer and layers of hidden secrets deep in my soul,
inviting you, beckoning you to discover
the very truth I have to offer.

I'm throwing away the facade and face I've been wearing,
Stripped to the very last core of me ,
My only question is being myself enough for you?"


source: weheartit


Before I end this post, I would like to thank dear Vicki of Magpie Girl
and Sophie of Teacups and Saucers who has passed on these awards to me,
thank you so much sweeties!
Below is the questionnaire that came along with the awards:)


1) What is your drink of choice at the minute?
I would say english morning tea and rose syrup.

2) Last film you watched?
The Virgin Suicides

3) What are you wearing today?
A black and white scalloped stripey shirt and a dark grey pleated skirt.

4) Music you're currently listening to?
Rachael Yamagata's Elephant album

5) Favourite Magazine?
I don't really have a favourite magazine but if I could get my hands on Lula, I will!!

6) What book are you currently reading?
My sister's keeper by Jodi Picoult


7) Current nail polish colour?
Pink for my hands and dark red for my feet.

8) Favourite fashion designer?
Again, I don't have a favourite for this
because I don't really keep up with all that! (gasp)

Now I shall pass on these awards to
LuluLetty
for inspiring me daily with her beautiful self and blog,

*kirei girl da madrid
whose a real sweetheart with sunny, cheery posts,

ribbons and ruffles
for her darling sweet nature and outfits,

My Passport To Style
for her well thought out, stylish posts

Rose Tea Cottage
for her lovely, delightful treats and eye candies

and to everyone else who has been reading my little blog!

Thank you so much to all who take the time to read
and leave me sweet comments,
you are all truly beautiful people


45 comments:

My Passport to Style said...

Hi Sher, thanks for the award,so sweeet of you! Great handbag choice by the way, you have great taste! Sharon xxx

Farah said...

oh my god...I LOVE your dress! I always have this thing for backless dresses but I am just not that brave to wear 'em.

The Siu Jiat said...

Nice dress! MNG's one of my fave stop-overs :) They've got Scarlett Johansen now s their model - pretty advert posters!

Thanks for the bday greetings, we had a great 2-person-world celebration, which i'll chat abt soon when i get down to doing the updates :D how was ur boy's bday celebration over @ scotland? did he haf a good time with frens?

The Siu Jiat said...

i might do just that - look 4 a recipe n try baking those strawberry rose cupcakes! but no guarantees it'll taste as gd!

know there was dis once in sec sch when i baked heaps of choc chip muffins for a party - i took a bite off one and went "OMG". guess what - i had to do everything frm scratch again. Cos... i used salt instead of sugar. Haha... yep thats how blur i can be =P so wish me luck if i do try to bake those!

beautifulnemo said...

Aww, thank YOU for the awards!!! You are so sweet :) I'll do it asap as I leave my next post:)

Your dress is gorgeous and the pics are beautiful too:)

Hope everything's ok.

xx from Madrid:)

Jess said...

Hmm, i never noticed that, but i really agree with it. (about backs)

Rose said...

I love your dress, and the bare back photos you found too.
Congrats on your two awards,you certainly deserve them for your lovely blog!

Rose

Diary of a Young Designer said...

Congrats on the award. You have an adorable blog.

My sister's keeper is also the book I'm into at the moment. =)

xo
Sophie

TIFFANY thegirlwithafeather said...

I absolutely agree! I reckon a bare back can be so mysterious!

Casey said...

I really enjoy a bare-backed dress. It's sexy, but not overtly so. Nice collection of pictures, too.

Sophie said...

Congratualtions on your awards you really deserve them! And i really enjoyed reading your answers to the questions!

I love the image at the top of your post, I agree there is something very beautiful about a womens back and that dress looks lovely on you. xo
teacups-and-saucers.blogspot.com

Frank&Rémy said...

Couldnt agree more :)!

And what a beautiful dress, looks perfect on u!

have a wonderful weekend dear!

xx

Beth said...

Gorgeous photos, I love your dress!
And I agree there is something vunerable and yet sexy about exposing your back.
Congrats on the award btw!
xx

Mo said...

this pic of your back is beautiful :-) congrats on the awards !

yiqin; said...

Very nice photos! I wanna watch the sister's keeper!

Ines said...

i still havnt managed to find lula either... it's hiding from me! ^^

i never really though about backs as a beutiful body part until someone told me i had a lovely back. from then on i notice everyone's and i am fascinated about them. a woman's can really be something beautiful

lovelovelove said...

Darlin'... I adore this soulful post :)

Couture Carrie said...

Fabulous post, darling! Love all these photos, especially the one of you ~ gorgeous!

And congrats on your awards. I had fun reading your tag - will have to pick up a copy of Lula!

xoxox,
CC

Missy said...

Hi Sher,

Another beautiful and inspiring post as always x Thank you for your sweet comment and i think you should know your blog always brightens my day.

Missy
For all things fashion:
http://thefashionfusion.blogspot.com

Shantee said...

ooh i love bare back dresses. and your dress looks pretty :)

caroLove said...

yes nude backs are sexy! like on urban outfitters catalogs, looks beautiful!


xoxo anna

Kelsey Kaysen said...

i love when people show of their backs so sexy and classy
check out my blog if you have the chance
http://girlonfire28.blogspot.com/

Maria Confer said...

Congratulations on the awards and thank you so much for passing them along.

Your animated photos are so gorgeous. That dress is stunning in the back.

lululetty.blogspot.com

Meg said...

Hi darling Sher ... what a lovely post! I love the look of women from behind, too, especially when they're wearing skirts and bonnets, so all you see is a wisp of hair and the pretty silhouette. It's romantic! My real name is Meg, and yes - I was named after Meg March of Little Women! Haha, but I am more like Jo - writer, tomboy. My middle name is Elizabeth (Beth), and I do have a younger blond sister, too, who is VERY much like Amy! Thank you for stopping by and I love coming to your blog!

Crystal Ball said...

Oh Sher, you are just so wonderful. I agree about a woman's back- so beautiful. The poem & pictures you selected are really great.

Patty Ann said...

i love your backless dress, i agree it is very beautiful, definitely not enough attention is given. i think backless dresses are even more sexy, than short dresses or low necklines, and it adds more sophistication! i love this one http://www.smh.com.au/ffximage/2008/10/13/swank_comp_gallery__600x400.jpg

also, how did you create the gif?? it's very cool! i wish i could do that too!
xxx

AlphaBetaChic.blogspot.com

AX80 said...

Bare backs can often be so much more feminine than cleavage. More alluring as well.

trishiekoh said...

Great dress! I love bare backs too.

FabBlab said...

I adore MNG! Just got a bunch of stuff from their new collection.
Considering we don't have F21 or Topshop in Delhi yet, MNG it is!

Those pics are awesome, btdubs.
And congrats on the awards to everyone!

puglyfeet said...

I love MNG and that dress is just vavavaoom!

Congratulations on your awards -- well deserved! :)

Amelia said...

I agree completely! There's just something so elegant about the back. I love your dress.

Denise said...

beautiful collection of back showing dress. love love love them all.

Tink in My Closet said...

That dress is sexy/divine/pretty/lovely!!

Get the picture? Looks amazing and you couldn't be more spot on with your words on the appeal of a bare back! It's so alluring!

Gerri Ward said...

OMG! Your blog is solely AESTHETICALLY FABULOUS ! ! !
I luv, luv, luv this post!:)

jewellery trends said...

i just love backless dresses...so classy andchic and elegant! great blog btw :)

Jowy said...

Ur fave MNG dress is truly stunning.

One Love,
Jowy
www.iseejanemary.blogspot.com

muchlove said...

I love that pic of you in your mng dress. Those pictures you chose are beautiful too. There's something about backs that are so gentle yet sexy.

daisychain said...

ah what a gorgeous post

agatiszka said...

Nice photos with all these backs :)

agatiszka.blogspot.com

Ash Fox said...

i agree. the back is one of the sexiest areas of the body in my opinion.

..thank you for your sweet comment. your blog is awesome. i am going to start following you!

x


www.tittees.blogspot.com

Dani said...

beautiful post, as always. and beautiful dress!

http://www.rocknrollgypsy.com

Kristin said...

Lovely pos! I'm a big fan of baring the back today. Sexy without being too much.

Valencia Lia said...

Congrats on the awards girl ! heeee And I need to get my hands on the latest copy of Lula toooo

ohhhhhma woman's bare back is always beautiful and I love the dress you're wearing :)

That's why I've been turning into the direction of more beautiful backless or back cut out dress <3

Beautiful well written poem once again :)

PinkBow said...

your dress is absolutely beautiful, you suit it very well

Jessi said...

great dress!!
how did you make that flicking image?

With love Jessi

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