Liebster Award Nomination 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Liebster Award Nomination 2015 @ Elizabeth, Marie, and Me

         I am honored to announce that I was recently nominated for the Liebster Award 2015 by Claire Ellison!  Her blog, Palm Trees and Taxis, is incredible!  If you haven't checked it out, you absolutely have to because she has amazing style!  Before being nominated I had never heard of the this award, so I decided to look it up online.  The Liebster Award is an internet award that is given to bloggers by other bloggers.  If you are nominated, you must write eleven random facts about yourself, nominate 11 bloggers who you feel deserve this award, and answer the eleven questions posted by the presenter, then ask your nominees 11 questions.  So with that said, let's get started!
11 Random Facts About Me:

1. My favorite designer is and will always be Alexander McQueen because he was more than a fashion designer- he was an artist who started a fashion revolution.

2. My favorite thing to do late at night is write poetry while listening to music.

3. A venti flat white with two packages of raw sugar is my go-to Starbucks drink.

4. Monopoly is my all time favorite board game.

5. If I could listen to only one song for the rest of my life, I would choose "Poison" by Rita Ora.  There is just something incredibly magical about it.   

6. My favorite quote as of now is: "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it." -William Arthur Ward.

7. The last book I read was #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso, which was inspiring and motivating.  

8. One Tree Hill and Sex and the City are my two favorite television shows of all time.  B. Davis and Carrie Bradshaw are my favorites!!!    

9.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger is the only novel I have read in one sitting- it was that good.  

10. The greatest/funniest compliment I received on my sense of style was from my friend who told me, "Sometimes you wear really weird stuff, but you look good in them."  

11.  I love wearing my mother's and grandmother's vintage pieces and incorporating them into modern-day outfits. 

Q and A:

1. What inspired you to start a blog?
From my senior year in high school I knew I wanted to start a fashion blog, but I didn't have the time or courage to start one until after I graduated.  I have always loved fashion, so starting a blog just seemed like the perfect creative outlet for me.      

2. How did you name your blog?
My aunt actually came up with the name of my blog.  I brainstormed ideas for about a week, but I couldn't come up with anything.  I knew I wanted a catchy name that would represent me and what I loved.  I had told her that two of my fashion icons were Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Marie Antoinette, so she put the two together and Elizabeth, Marie, and Me was born.  
3. What is your go to clothing staple right now?
My clothing staple is anything high-waisted: shorts, jeans, shorts, etc.  I basically live in my Topshop ‘Joni’ jeans because they are so comfortable and I think they accentuate my body shape.  Since I'm short and have wide hips, high-waisted bottoms definitely help to emphasize all the right parts- my waist.  

4. How would you describe your style?
To be completely honest, I'm not sure because my style changes from day to day.  I'm not a really "trendy" person, I just wear what I love and I enjoy sharing my outfits with the world.  I love experimenting with different styles, textures, and looks because fashion is all about trying new things and having fun.    

5. Do you have any advice for beginner bloggers?
My advice would be to just be passionate about whatever you are blogging about.  Also, do it because it makes you happy.   

6. What's your dream job?
My dream job would be to be an entrepreneur and designer.  I would love to start my own shoe and handbag company.  That would be a lot of work, but I know it will be incredibly fun!

7. Where is your all time favorite place to travel?
My favorite place to travel is London.  I travelled there with fellow student ambassadors from the People to People Ambassador program one summer and fell in love with it.  To me, London felt like a home away from home.  

8. What song are you listening to on repeat right now?
I have been listening to quite a few songs on repeat:
Lights Down Low- Jessie James Decker 
Josephine- The Saint Johns
Fly- Maddie and Tae

9. What is one outfit or piece of clothing you own that embarrasses you?
As of right now I don't own a piece of clothing that embarrasses me, but I do remember owning a striped purple collared long sleeve shirt in the second grade.  I hated it because I felt like the cheshire cat from Alice in Wonderland whenever I wore it.  Looking back at pictures of me wearing it, I can totally see why I disliked it twelve years ago.  

10. What store do you go to without fail every time you go shopping?
Every time I go shopping, I somehow end up at Nordstrom, specifically, the Savvy Department.  I’ll shop at other stores, but I always find the best pieces at Nordstrom.  Even if I don't purchase anything that day, my shopping day is not complete without browsing through their clothes and shoes.     

11. What is one trend you wish would stop immediately?
Ironically, after starting my fashion blog, I pay less attention to trends and focus more on what I love.  I still enjoy flipping through fashion magazines for style inspiration, but I don’t really pay much attention to trends.  However, I am not quite sure how I feel about the skirts and dresses over pants trend.  When done right, this trend can be absolutely chic and flawless, but if not, the outfit can look a bit messy and strange.  

Here are my 11 nominees:

1. Dalisse at The Tiny Canary

2. Amanda at Lovely Gold Things

3. Jade and Hetal at Lace Lux

4. Vee at Tigers In Paris

5. Sofia at Sofia's Mode

6. Megan at The Lovely Knight

7. Maria at The WarDrobe Soldier

8. Alexandra at Changing Spots

10. Dora at Bangs Bang

11. Chir Wey at A Mélange Of

Instructions for Nominees:

-Create a blog post on your site, be sure to write 11 random facts about yourself and answer the questions I will provide below.
-In your post, be sure to link back to the blog that nominated you (me!) and post the picture of the award in your post.
-After completing the random facts and questions, add a section for your nominees.
-Select, list, and link to 11 other bloggers with under 200 followers. Provide them with these instructions and give them 11 new questions to answer.
-Notify your nominees and provide a link to your post so they know what to do.
-When you're all finished, come back here and comment with the link to your post so I can read your answers!

*Here is a link to the official rules for more information!

Questions for my nominees:

1. What inspired you to start your blog?

2.  Who is your favorite style icon?

3. Can you name two of your favorite bloggers and explain why they are your favorites?

4. What's the one wardrobe essential you can't live without?

5. How would you describe your blogging style?

6. What is your greatest achievement outside of blogging?

7. What was the last book you read?

8. If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?

9. Where do you see yourself in five years?

10. What was the first movie or book that made an impact on your life? 

11. What advice would you give someone who just started blogging?

         Can't wait to hear all of your responses!  As always, sending you lots of love from my heart to yours!
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  1. I'm so flattered!! Thank you! Also loved reading your answers! ����


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