Friday, March 14, 2014

Friday Frills


No one needs to be a certain size, or a certain weight, to be beautiful. 
Beauty simply isn't about that. Not to sound cliche, but beauty is totally in the eye of the beholder, and highly subjective. You could be totally unappealing to one person, but to another you could be a dream. So it's not really about trying to fit into some imaginary model of what you think beauty is supposed to be. It's about doing your best to be as healthy, happy, and confident as you can be, and loving yourself whatever the outcome. 

Quote by Mike Peralta


106 comments:

Pearl in Fashion said...

Truth! :)
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Pamela RG said...

So true. We have to love and accept ourselves first. We also have to appreciate the beauty in everything.

Lisa said...

i love this. something i struggle with on the daily. learning to love thy self!!

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miss b said...

That's very true about beauty being in the eye of the beholder. Healthy, happy and confident - that's great advice too. Have a good weekend!

Darcy said...

I love that quote, it is so true!! This needs to be posted somewhere for everyone to read!!
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Bianca Afonso said...

I totally agree with you! so true!

Paola Lauretano said...

So true!!!
Beautiful post and lovely words!!!!
Happy friday Sam!

Mindy Fan said...

aww this is beautiful and 100% true!
It is so true because beauty is in the eye of the beholder and I actually am starting to believe it now!
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Anita said...

This photo makes me miss summer even more :) Happy Friday to you too :)

Corinne said...

Lovely, as always =)

Corinne x
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Oriana Campanella said...

Thank you for sharing this lovely quote with us, Sam!
Have a nice weekend!
Oriana

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Emma-Cristy N. said...

Very inspiring quote and very true :)
Sometimes I think "oh this is what's beautiful, this is what people are looking for", but I have to remind myself that everyone is unique and we all have different preferences and ideas on beauty and we should embrace it :)

Love it.

Emma
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Katie said...

Preach it! xx

Marisa Ferreira said...

What a great great quote <3

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Jessica said...

Quote couldn't be more true.

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Pip Addis said...

Beautiful post Sam! My son was just telling me today that I'm like a princess and while I was in my pajamas all day long, he made me feel so pretty! Have a great weekend sweetie!

Toks said...

I totally agree with these wise words.
xoxoxo

Michelle LL said...

Life is all about perspectives. You see what you choose to see and true beauty is in the mind, words, and actions. I love this post Sam, thanks for sharing and many thanks for your insight!!. Happy Friday hun xx

Beauty said...

Yes, you are certainly right about loving one's self first of all rather than being concerned about others' perception. A positive attitude conquers every ill.

libys11 said...

i agree!!!! everyone is beautiful! :D

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trishie said...

Love this: "It's about doing your best to be as healthy, happy, and confident as you can be"

Have a great weekend, Sam!

Angel Pinkoolaid said...

couldn't agree with you more on this :)

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Veronica F said...

Agreed!

xoxo
Veronica

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Pilar Bernal Maya said...

Beauty is a lifestyle too
Nice post
kss
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Tanya said...

Love the dreamy outfit added Sam. Beauty person is always tend to see beauty in others as well. Confident is one of the best that we all should keep on going! Wish you a lovely Friday day darling.

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Kim Alston said...

That is so true and beautiful Sam! So many women torture themselves and they're already beautiful.
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Bisma Rauf said...

That is soo true!

Jointy&Croissanty said...

Great words and so beautiful picture!
Have a great weekend:)

Busisiwe Mgoboli said...

I agree a 100%. Its time to stop beating ourselves for not being perfectly thin. It took some time but I completely embrace my unique beauty now. Its about being happy inside.

Manuela Muratore said...

Truth !!! love this post
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Linda B said...

It's so hard to accept yourself, flaws and all, when faced with so much pressure to reach a certain standard of beauty. I needed this reminder today, thank you so much Sam <3

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mademoisellemode said...

Lovely post ^^
she is really beautiful :)

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getcarriedaway said...

a wonderful quote sweety!
happy friday!

<3
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Natalia | Fashioned by Love said...

Very true. Have a beautiful day! x

Giulia said...

Nice post!
kiss Giulia

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Rahul Bhatia said...

True Sam! Have a lovely weekend

Valeria said...

Happy Friday Sam! Have a great weekend.

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Busola Coutts said...

Well said my dear. Well said.

Thank for stopping by. Thank for your kind words as always Sam.

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Zaha said...

Totally agree. We're always too hard on ourselves when it comes to our body.

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Milka said...

it's allways nice to hear it. Now I'm happy and confident!
Thanks

ann.gie said...

So true... Beauty is state of mind not a physical appearance... thanks for bringing it up!

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Dania Carbonini said...

Great words!
Have a nice week end darling

Kisses

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Gail J said...

Everybody is imperfect, yet he/she is beautiful just the way it is <3

imma aurora said...

hello beautiful, great collection

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Jackie Harrison said...

I agree very well said you should always be yourself. Thanks for the sweet comment on my post.
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FASHION TALES said...

I entirely agree with you and the text Sam. There is beauty in everything and everyone.
xx/M :)

Lilli said...

Morning Sam, cannot be more agreed too! Even though, is always easier with words than with facts. Nowadays with are so "bombarded" with beauty, perfection from media and the fashion is in part guilty to creat imaginay examples which in reality not exist (thanks to photoshop). Btw, I think women (and men) just must follow a healthy lifestyle and be more confident; happiest people are always the most beautiful. Happy Friday dear, kisses! xo

Mira said...

Happy Friday Sam. The quote is so true and lovely! I could work on the healthy part for sure!! I had so much trouble with an insurance company that I didn't even do my yoga and eat super unhealthy stuff too!

xx

Flor de Maracujá said...

Beautiful girl! :)
Kisses*
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nicoleta buru said...

Summer wine *_*

Have a Great Weekend,

Nicole

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Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

This is so true - we need to be happy and confident and love ourselves first!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

Pooja Mittal said...

So true, beautiy is beyond size and weight..
Keep in touch
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Carolina ogliaro said...

You are so wise, we need to accept ourselves as we are in order to be happy <3
Xxx princess

Carolina

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inmycloset said...

If you have the right attitude then and beauty comes from within!

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ELISA said...

this is totally true!
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Jessica Mattioli said...

That is so true my dear! Nice post lovely Sam!!
Have a great week end :)

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Rhea Katyal said...

This quote is so true, and something we should all think about.

Isa Machado said...

So true!
Have a nice Friday!

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Elle Sees said...

love that! loving myself has been a goal i've worked hard on this year

S said...

So true! And wise!
We should remember it more often! :D
xxx
S
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Magda Carvalho said...

Love that the picture are so amazing :)


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Ileana said...

So true!!! great post :)
xoxo

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Cat Eyes & Skinny Jeans said...

What a gorgeous quote {and picture}!

xx

BELULOVE said...

so lovely

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Sadie said...

Beautiful! This is the perfect quote for me at the moment :) xx

Nicky mywishstyle said...

agree with you my dear!
happy friday

Adriana Leandro said...

Great quote. The beauty is in our attitudes. Kisses!

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Rowena @ rolala loves said...

What a healthy outlook on beauty! Thanks for sharing these wonderfully inspiring words. Have a lovely weekend Sam!

Rowena @ rolala loves

dim_3fs said...

Love your quotes every friday!
Have a lovely weekend!

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Lauren Michelle Major said...

I've really been enjoying your Friday posts. Pretty picture and great words to live by. You are your own greatest critic!

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Kiss & Make-up said...

Aw, that's a lovely thought.

Roxy's Rocks said...

lovely lovely :)

Putri Valentina said...

what a beautiful picture :D

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Julie Chagas said...

We're all beautiful! Great post, Sam.
Xo,
Julie | http://www.juliechagas.com

Mitha Komala said...

love the styling! gorgeous clothes <3

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Oh to Be a Muse said...

Agreed. Thanks for sharing this quote with us. Have a happy Friday and weekend!

Kacie Ellis said...

That is so true! And very inspiring too :)

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Beauty Unearthly said...

Great review sweetheart...thx for sharing..:-)

Coco said...

Always inspiring Sam!
Love,
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Bárbara Marques said...

It's about being proud of yourself :)

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Carmen said...

Thanks for your kind words :) I have already been doing outfit posts with my midi skirt here: http://www.clothesandcamera.com/2013/10/ootd-midi-round-2.html
and here:
http://www.clothesandcamera.com/2013/10/ootd-veni-midi-vici.html
I should also try a more summery look, what do you think? :)
xx

Vanessa said...

Stunning picture, love her hair. *__*
Lovely greets, have a nice weekend...

Alessandra Heidelberg said...

Absolutely true!
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Diana Sousa said...

That's really inspiring dear :) Great words!!

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Mª Pilar Domínguez said...

Wise words, Sam! You couldn´t have better expressed. Beauty is on the eyes of those who see. I wish you a great weekend!!Kisses:)

Margaret Dallospedale said...

It's so true!!!!!
Wonderful post my sweet Sam.
Have a sweet weekend
Kisses
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B said...

True!!!
How i miss your Friday Frills when I was away. Pic is spring perfect!

Kisses,
B
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Sophie Sierra said...

Wonderful words; I do love these posts Sam- the perfect start to any weekend <3

Completely true too, I think we worry too much about what society/media want us/expect us to be like but maybe we should start loving ourselves for who we are, not what anyone else wants!

Sophie | soinspo xo

Denisa said...

Very inspiring. Have a nice weekend.
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Mary Jo said...

Such a great quote, I agree completely.

xo Mary Jo

esosandraUTD said...

That's what I love the most about beauty,its subjective. Great post.

Dressed with soul said...

Oh, dear Sam, I agree absolutely to your words! And as usual we decide how we are and how we live. Everything is only in our responsibility and our own hands. But I'm convinced you live regarding this aspects <3

xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

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Svetlana said...

Beautiful quotes and so true!!!

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Katie Frank said...

this is so true <3
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MilanoTime said...

that'sw true and I totally agree with you!
xoxo
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his little lady said...

This quote is so spot on! Obsessed!!
xo TJ

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Stephanie Georgiou said...

Amazing quote and definitely true! Love how inspiring all of your Friday quotes are, a perfect way to start the weekend.x Have a lovely weekend dear.x
xxxx
Stephanie
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Mingaile Tarpy said...

Totally true, as long as you love yourself, nothing matters. Happy Friday, Sam!
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Anett B said...

Confidence is the key to everything!

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Xenia Metelski said...

Oh, Sam, I'm so agree with you, it could be also my words too!!!!! THanx by the way for commenting on my new photo blog! Kisses, Xenia

Tany said...

Very wise words, I totally agree!
Hope your're enjoying your weekend, Sam! Hugs,
Tany et La Mode

Ania Łuka said...

Amazing!

Caro * said...

I am totally agree with your words. Beautiful picture too :)

Ambi Page said...

I agree with you you " love your self " love your frills dear !! xx
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LaTasha Bunting said...

Hello lovely Sam,

Amazing Friday Frill love! As always! I love it! :)

With love,
xLBx

Miu said...

It's not easy to follow these words, but I try to remember them :)

And I love your header! I have only seen it now and I really like it!