A Necklace Story

DSCN0019[2]I wrote about my friend Shreejana Rai necklace. She is 15 years old. In her necklace there rings and pendant. She said the rings it from her friend priya. The pendant she does’t remember how ling she have with her. She bought it online. She got the necklace she she was fourteen years old. She said is not part of religion or culture. But is important to her because her friend give her as a friendship necklace. She said she like to wear it because she like wearing necklace, also because they were give by her best friend and the pendant is her favorite animal series.

Different things people wear

dah may 080This is my sister. She wear this long cloth that look like dress. She wearing it because it’s her culture and she bout it when she was in Thailand. Also she liked it because it pretty and She liked to wearing it on every sunday when she go to church. Her people, which is Karen people made this cloth with their hands. They can make so many cloth like this. They can make it long/short, different color, different ships, and with so many design. Another thing she like is the blue jacket because It keep her warm when she’s cold. She got this jacket from her sister which is me. I bought this jacket from Thailand before I came to U.S.A. This jacket cost $120. She also really like the color because it’s blue and her favorite color is blue. A lot of people like her shoes. This shoes is very hard and it’s green. This shoes also come’s from Thailand. Her older sister bought it for her. She loved this shoes.

The Hat



I like your hat.can you tell more about it?

Well this is my favorite that I always use to wear.This hat always match to what I wear every day.Also it make me look  good. It also help cover my hair,in that case I don’t need to spend a lot of time to design  my hair.

What kind of color/style/materials you like?why?

I like dark color for hats because it can go with any thing I wear.I like this kind of style because it looks beautiful,and I also like this material a lot,because it have a kind of shining in it.

Where did you get that?

My dad bought it for me when I was in Malaysia.I told him that i really like it  this hat and then my dad bought it for me.

Is the hat expensive?

Well it is not expensive and not cheap it is in the middle.Luckily it was in sale for 50% of when my dad bought it .

Do you like it?why?

I love it because my favorite singer Bruno Mars have the same kind of hat like mine too.So when I wear the hat  I feel like a singer too.

Can you tell me about your experience with this hat?

Yes of course.One day when I walking in street wearing my hat and m sunglasses suddenly a man running towards me saying”Bruno Mars wait!”well that man thought that I am Bruno Mars,and asking for an autograph to me.I was telling him that I am not Bruno Mars but he didn’t believe until I take of my hat and sunglasses to prove him.After he understand that I am not Bruno Mars he took  picture to show his friends.

How long do you have it?

Well I have it for about four months but I feel like I have it for a long time.I have a lot of fun time and experiences with it,like how I said before about a man thought I am Bruno Mars.


Something Style

eh hsa 052She name is Elizabeth so today she wear sweater is from her friend Erin. Her friend let her barrow it. This sweater is made for women who are pregnant. She like this sweater because it is comfortable. She had it just two month or three month.

may i admire you?

The week before Thanksgiving, the girls and I had the pleasure of hosting Laura Brunow Miner in class. Laura is a designer at Pinterest, and as the founder of the fantastic Pictory Mag knows a thing or two about creating photo stories.

We looked at Jane Justice Leibrock’s wonderful blog May I Admire You?, to get a feel for what a street fashion interview can be. Then we talked about the parts of ourselves that are visible in the clothes that we wear, and how adornment can tell its own story. I loved the details that emerged: a favorite color, a style of dress that would have been frowned upon in one’s home country. Clothing that shows our travels, our senses of humor, and the components of our daily lives (like Laura, mom to a newborn and a toddler, needing to wear shirts or dresses that button down the front while she’s still breastfeeding).

She taught the girls camera technique and some tricks to get great shots, and we reviewed interview techniques and generated questions that would help us get at a story. Then we sent the girls and their cameras out into the world. We’d hoped to do this out on Telegraph Avenue (Humans of Temescal, anyone?), but the first rainy day in weeks meant that busting the drought took precedence over the amazing mustache photos we would have gotten outside the Temescal Alley Barber Shop in the last weeks of November).

So we stayed on campus – take a gander at Humans of OIHS instead! They came back with some great shots; a sampling of my favorites are below. More details on the stories behind them will be coming this week; when those are finished, you can keep up with them under the photo tag here.

As ever, as always – these girls crack me up and astonish me with ease. The stories they gathered about their classmates will be as unique as the students themselves. In the meantime, they say a picture’s worth a thousand words: enjoy.

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