The Sketch Book — the man repeller

tourist

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Good morning! Good weekend? I spent mine trying to check things off my "DC bucket list" The closer I get to moving, the more I realize how much I still haven't done here! So I'm enjoying being a tourist in my own city. And of course, looking  forward to being a tourist in my new city soon! This above sketch is what I call tourist chic. It is inspired by a snapshot of a Man Repeller outfit from last week. Although I assume she was not headed out to explore museums, but probably instead to go discuss birth control glasses,...

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theres no place like...

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK! Above is a modern-day Dorothy, fresh out of a tornado, wearing the Cherbourg Skirt from Fabricly and her signature combo - red heels and ankle socks (don't bother with the link actually, its sold out because The Man Repeller tweeted about it) It is actually now just occurring to me that Dorothy may have been one of the original Man Repellers with those socks in her Ruby Red Slippers... how perfect So anyway, interestingly enough, this illustration came out looking just like me. I am always surprised when I "meet" the girls as they come to...

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is that vintage chanel? no, its my dog

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I know I already recently devoted a blog post to the funniest woman online and possibly on the planet, The Man Repeller, but this was too good to pass up. Second times the charm they say anyway... This is inspired by the hilarious and yes also lovely Man Repeller/Tibi photo shoot. Here Leandra is employing one of my personal style maxims: when in search of last minute outfit accessories (or illustration detail), a dog always works in a pinch. And it goes without saying, but will be said: her outfit is amazing. Who knew leather tunic + full mid-calf skirt...

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Golden... Man Repellers

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Goodmorning! So let me guess. Right now you are groggily dragging yourself through your daily blog wanderings and you are getting smacked in the face by picture after picture of Olivia Wilde. Which brings me to my first question of the week - when did Olivia Wilde get so important? I think it happened somewhere in between when she decided to wear the entire market supply of brown tulle to the globes and when she was the first person to show up on the red carpet. I decided to take the road less traveled on this monday after the globes...

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halloween eve finallyyyyyy

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well its been a long journey but i've finally arrived at a conclusion. afterall its halloween eve, and i better settle on a costume or consider psychiatry for my inability to make a decision. it came down to either carmen miranda (a la fruit hat) or a mormon sister wife. couldn't be more random right? no, these two choices actually are representative of deep rooted issues i have with a fear of open man repelling. crazy, you say? let me explain... here in dc, we are  forced to closet our interest in high fashion/man repelling. like suppressed russian intellectuals who...

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