Happy Holidays!

I’m taking a little hiatus in the usual program for the holidays: all the BSC is celebrating at Watson’s mansion (because, you know, he’s a millionnaire!), and our magical friends are having a wonderful feast at the Burrow (Molly’s been cooking all day!).

I wish you all happy holidays with your friends, families and loved ones, and leave you with a gift: an 80s-tastic outfit that would put Dawn’s silver New Year outfit to shame.

I give you… Robin Sparkles!

Robin Sparkles

Robin Sparkles

Oh, and she just told me she had a message from her friend Barney. He wishes that your holidays be legend- wait for it… DARY!

Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noël, Frohe Weihnachten, Mele Kalikimaka, Felix dies Nativitatis, Kala Christougenna, Feliz Navidad, Buon Natale, Happy Hannukah and Happy Kwanzaa!

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Etsy Sunday – Hermione’s Picks

Hermione Granger has chosen some gorgeous treasures to show us this week!
Sparrow In Flight Necklace Intrigue Pearls and Silver Necklace
Remember Me Rose Locket Pink Scalloped Shells Cardigan
Vintage Turtleneck Sweater Argyle Dusty Rose Cardigan
Maroon Leather Oxfords Cream And Brown Loafers
Honey Suede Oxfords Stacking Rings Set

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Book Outfits Friday #10

Today, we’ll take a look at three of Mary Anne’s cute and preppy outfits.

Mystery #5 - Mary Anne And The Secret In The Attic

Mystery #5 – Mary Anne And The Secret In The Attic

“That day I was wearing a pink sweater and chinos, with these cute little boots I’d just bought. I guess you could say that my style is basically pretty preppy.”

#49 - Claudia And The Genius Of Elm Street

#49 – Claudia And The Genius Of Elm Street

“[Mary Anne] wore a loose-fitting open shirt over a teal turtleneck with off-white chinos and white sneakers.”

#29 - Mallory And The Mystery Diary

#29 – Mallory And The Mystery Diary

“[Mary Anne] was wearing a very cool short printed jumper over a striped shirt…the jumper was white with a small red print, and the shirt was white with narrow, widely spaced stripes.”

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Sleigh Ride, chapter 1 – Fashion fo Fanfiction

Title: Sleigh Ride, chapter 1 – Come And Trim My Christmas Tree
Fandom: Glee
Pairing: Kurt Hummel / Blaine
Rating: PG-13 for later chapters
Synopsis: Blaine has a Christmas surprise for Kurt. Klaine Christmas fluffiness.
Note: This story is set after “A Very Glee Christmas”
Disclaimer: I don’t own the Glee universe.
It’s my first non-HP fic! Enjoy!

Baby It's Cold Outside

Baby It’s Cold Outside

At Dalton Academy, students are allowed to wear their own clothes on nights and weekends. Kurt, however, has grown really fond of the red and navy colour scheme, and often works it in his outfits.

***

Blaine was dialing a number he had written on a Post-It note. A feminine voice answered.

“What up?”

“Mercedes? It’s Blaine.”

“Hi! How d’you get my number?”

“I looked in Kurt’s phone while he was asleep. Listen, I’ve been trying to come up with an idea for Kurt’s Christmas gift, but nothing seems right. I can’t find anything that would really express what our… deep friendship means to me.”

“Friendship, huh?” Mercedes said sarcastically.

“Err…”

Blaine didn’t know what to say to that. It was common knowledge to all of his and Kurt’s friends that they’d become an item sooner or later, but neither of them dared to make the first move.

“So, do you think you can help me?” He finally said.

“Well, there is this one thing he’d dreamt of even since he was a kid…”

***

Blaine and Kurt were in the Dalton Academy common room. As members of the decorating committee, they had been assigned the responsibility of trimming the Christmas tree. Kurt was thrilled by this idea and had spent the last week making a collage to plan the theme of the tree. So far, they had put on blue lights and red tinsels. Kurt suddenly took hold of Blaine’s wrist, to stop him from hanging a bauble.

“What are you doing?” Blaine asked.

“You can’t hang this one! It’s not fitting the color scheme! Our theme is the school colors: navy and red.”

“Well, this bauble is red.”

“Yeah, but it has a green motif! It would destroy the entire palette.”

“You know, I love it when you act like a drama queen for such details,” Blaine said with a smirk.

At that moment, both of them became suddenly aware of the song playing on the radio. They both recognized the first measures of “their” song, the first duet they sang together, Baby It’s Cold Outside. Kurt suddenly noticed he was still holding Blaine’s wrist. He let it go at once, and Blaine felt the cold air hit him on the spot where Kurt’s hand has been. To hide his trouble, Kurt picked up another ornament, a navy and silver one.

“T-t-try this one, instead,” he said, looking at the tree rather than at Blaine.

Blaine took it absent-mindedly, staring at the side of Kurt’s face. Without even noticing, he started to sing along with the radio:`

“Beautiful, what’s your hurry?

Listen to the fireplace roar…”

Kurt slowly turned to him, a soft smile adorning his lips. He started to sing along:

“Well, maybe just a half a drink more…”

All the awkwardness seemed to have vanished. They resumed the trimming of the tree – according to Kurt’s plans, of course – singing every Christmas carol they could think of. After they put the final touch and Kurt deemed the tree perfect, they sat on one of the leather couches in front of the fireplace.

“So,” said Blaine. “Any plans for tomorrow?”

“Not really, I planned on wrapping some Christmas gifts, but it can wait…” Kurt answered, with an hopeful look on his face.

“Great, cause I’ve got a surprise for you! I’ll come get you to your room, tomorrow after lunch. You’ll need warm clothes!” He added, standing up to leave the room.

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Etsy Sunday – Ginny’s Picks

This week, Ginny Weasley browsed through the Etsy catalog I sent her via owl post, and she chose some of her favourite pieces to show us.
Copper Acorn Necklace Yellow Orange Funny T-shirt
Rustic Foliage Earrings with Brass Leaves Vixen Fringe Scarf
Knitted Yellow Shoulder Bag Vintage Western Purse
Vintage Gryffindor Sweater Vintage Slouchy Sweater
Green Tuxedo Tunic Vintage Brown Knit Sweater

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Book Outfits Friday #9

Today we have to Stacey outfits. Brace yourself for a heavy dose of black, sophistication, NYC style, and gold leaves earrings!

#74 - Kristy and the Copycat

#74 – Kristy and the Copycat

“Stacey had pulled back her permed blonde hair back with a leopard-print scarf tied under one ear. She was wearing one of her favorite pairs of earrings, gold leaf-shaped ones. She was also wearing a black wrap long-sleeve top, a short low-slung skirt with a big belt, black tights, and leopard print flats. She looked extremely cool. Which of course she is.”

Stacey's Book

Stacey’s Book

“[I was wearing] black tights, a pink-and-black striped oversized sweat shirt, and pink high-top sneakers.”

#127 - Abby’s Un-Valentine

#127 – Abby’s Un-Valentine

“[Stacey] was wearing a short, dark brown leather skirt over pale stockings. She had on these cool boots that came to just above her knees. Her sweater was the color of butter, and it looked unbelievably soft.” I think this outfit really looks like something Mary Anne would wear (except for the boots, maybe), so I tried to accessorize it – with the handbag, for example – to fit with Stacey’s style.

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A Very BSC Christmas

Christmas is coming soon, and the girls just came back from shopping. They bought their outfits for the big dinner/party at Kristy’s and they will be gorgeous.

A Very BSC Christmas - Kristy

A Very BSC Christmas – Kristy

Kristy just gave a holiday twist to her usual uniform by wearing a Christmas sweater and plaid shoes. Since the party’s at her place, she decided to be Santa and wear the hat.

A Very BSC Christmas - Claudia

A Very BSC Christmas – Claudia

Claudia fell in love with this dress the moment she saw it. It had the same pattern as a pair of shoes she owned, and almost never wore. She added some holiday-themed earrings: a Christmas light in each ear, and the bauble in her third hole.

A Very BSC Christmas - Mary Anne

A Very BSC Christmas – Mary Anne

Mary Anne was really glad to find a gorgeous dress which would go perfectly with her pearl jewels. She loves the classy look of the outfit, with the patent leather kitten heels bringing a nice touch.

A Very BSC Christmas - Stacey

A Very BSC Christmas – Stacey

As usual, Stacey put her dad’s credit card to good use. She loves to pair blue with metallics; it really sets off her hair. Needless to say, she never say no to new diamonds, diamonds, this time.

A Very BSC Christmas - Dawn

A Very BSC Christmas – Dawn

Dawn was in town for two weeks, and it was a while since she last saw her friends. She chose the same look she’s sported since she’s gone back to Cali for good: hippie with Native and tribal influences. She dressed it up for the holidays with a silk scarf and beautiful pieces of jewelry.

A Very BSC Christmas - Abby

A Very BSC Christmas – Abby

Abby stays casual even when she dresses up. She put on a dress, but nothing too far from her usual look: polka dots, bows, comfortable fabrics, flats. She even puts her usual ironic touch in her jewelry: Christmas stockings and a plastic bow. She also brought an ugly Christmas sweater, “just ’cause it’s funny”, she said.

A Very BSC Christmas - Mallory

A Very BSC Christmas – Mallory

Mallory’s look includes her favorite colour, green. As she paired it white white and gold, her outfit looks a bit like a forest in winter. Even at Christmas, she still wears some brogue shoes, and she is really glad she found a pair in such a gorgeous shade of green. Her earrings are still holiday-themed, even if they are less ironic or funny than Claudia’s or Abby’s.

A Very BSC Christmas - Jessi

A Very BSC Christmas – Jessi

Jessi chose a dress that is really classy and comfortable at the same time. The way the fabric flows is gorgeous on her figure, tall and slender, and the scarf and flat shoes really compliment the outfit.

A Very BSC Christmas - Shannon

A Very BSC Christmas – Shannon

Shannon went for a Mad Men-ish look, in holiday colours: red and white. The Mary Jane heels really add to the retro feel, and the pearl and gold jewelry brings a classy touch to the outfit.

The Baby-Sitters Club and I would like to wish you all a dibble holiday season!

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