Styling ’60s Outfits with My Siblings

Hello, lovelies. Hope you’ve been doing good. Had enough of Netflix-ing and Chilling? Tell me about it.

So, my sister, Tori, had the great idea of styling ourselves up in outfits reflecting different decades and we were all gung-ho about it.

After some research, here are the outfits we were able to come up with that would reflect the ’60s. Say hello to my wonderful siblings, Hame and Tori, and cue the ‘Swingin’ Sixties’!

In the first set of images, we’re hippies. Far out, man.

I mean, obviously, we couldn’t go out to buy any add-ons for our outfits so we did our best to scour our wardrobes to style ourselves the best we could. And you know what? I think we did pretty good.

My Outfit
Headband and Feather Extension – Old
Dress – Glamorous via Koovs.com
Boots – Metro via Myntra.com
I think I reached my lifetime quota of doing the peace sign while shooting these images.

For our next static performance, we got all dolled up and tried our best to personify Wes Anderson characters as much as possible.

Earrings – H&M
Gloves – Old
Coat – Yell
Dress – Forever 21
Shoes – Mast Harbour via Myntra.com
We’re ready for the big screen, I’m tellin’ ya.

I used to love watching the 2007 version of the movie musical ‘Hairspray’ so much that I actually bought the CD soundtrack. The story was set in the 60’s so I had an idea of what was required hair-styling wise. Only one problem: I had no hairspray or hair gel. So I settled for the easiest high ponytail. What do you think? Yes? No?

How did they do it back then? Had that hairstyle for an hour and my scalp was crying.

We’re missing one of my sisters here because she had a lot of work to do course-wise so it was just me, Hame and Tori – the genius who pulled us all together to do this!

This was a lot of fun; and we have such great images and memories to look back on later. I’m grateful that we were together to actually pull it off.

We’re going to be trying our hand at styling the ’70s next so hold on to your hats for that one. Until next time!

xoxo – The Kurbahs

Turning 29 During a Lockdown

Come back! There goes a part of my youth.

What is going on? How did this happen? When did I go from a young ‘un in college to standing at the edge of becoming thirty?

Shirt – HERE&NOW
Jewellery – Old
Bag – A gift
Shoes – Old

Okay, first of all: I posted a video on my YouTube channel of how I styled this lilac shirt with three different colour-ways so that’s where these looks came from. I can’t go out but I can still pretend, no?

Second of all: I know I don’t look my age. I never have. I still had a sweet lady ask me which class I was in a few weeks ago and all my weary ass could say was, “I already have two Masters degrees, Aunty.” So, yeah. I got my mom’s good genes on this one, I guess.

Shirt – HERE&NOW
Necklace – Forever New
Trousers – NEXT
Shoes – Old

With everything that’s going on, I’ve been really stressed out – as I’m sure so many of us are. In the beginning, with people expressing dread at having to be isolated and forced to face their inner demons, I was like, “PFFT…I have to face mine every day so this won’t be anything new.” Boy, was I dead wrong.

Shirt – HERE&NOW
Earrings – SHEIN
Skirt – KOOVS
Shoes – Old

I think that other people with an anxiety or a panic disorder will agree that, sometimes – okay, most times, you can’t even explain what’s causing it at all. You just get this feeling that there’s something wrong and that you have to be on alert without being able to say exactly why. Over the past few weeks, I feel like all my mental health progress has regressed and it sucks ass.

I consider this moment my pre-birthday gift. Muffin is so cute.
Shirt – HERE&NOW
Necklace – Claire’s
Trousers – Dorothy Perkins
Shoes – Old

Coupled with other stuff that’s happening, all I can say is that I actually look forward to having a quiet birthday at home with my siblings. We all miss our friends, partners and loved ones – I know I do. My mom is away on duty throughout this whole time and I miss her the most. She’s being strong so I’m trying to be, too.

Shirt – HERE&NOW
Earrings – SHEIN
Skirt – Forever 21
Shoes – Truffle Collection

I’m getting to that point in my life where I forget how old I actually am sometimes and so birthdays aren’t a huge deal for me. So this time around, while we’re stuck in a lockdown (that rhymed), some quality family time, good food and a movie and I’m all set for another year.

Shirt – HERE&NOW
Necklace – Old
Skirt – Forever 21
Shoes – Truffle Collection