An Apology Post Because My Internet is an Asshole

Leandra Medine | July 26, 2011

The internet in my apartment is temporarily unavailable. I wish I knew why, but I don’t. I haven’t even had a chance to peep my morning papers since Sunday. What I do know is that I feel like a more pathetic version of Carrie Bradshaw in the current moment because I’m sitting at a Starbucks squinting my eyes and making unusual facial gestures. The more pathetic part kicks in because a. there is no voice of God that sounds an awful lot like me speaking over me to you, readers, and because b. I live with my parents.

In any case though, hello. While I’m delivering this public service announcement, I should also lend a hearty thank you to all prospective co-workers who have applied! You’re the bees knees! And some of you are really weird! Which is fantastic! Unfortunately though, the position has been filled. By a whole lot o’crazy.

So now, in more irrelvant news:

Because I have no photos that are ready for your eyeballs quote yet, here on the left is a photo from Glamour’s August issue. Clicky, clicky to hear to see the full feature. I’m wearing a Kain blouse, Chanel jacket and Proenza Schouler booties. And to the right is what I will call: wishful thinking. The leather jacket is Valentino RED, the blouse is Pencey and the shoes are Alexander Wang. I stole both pieces of outerwear from my hip mom. Do you remember a Manhattan time when that outfit was climate-appropriate? Because I don’t. Unless we’re digging into the archives and commemorating the spring of ’93. I won’t lie though, yesterday’s rain reminded me that I’d pick exhaustive heat over wet, cold weather any day of the week.
Stay tuned for some news on prosciutto inspired clothing. Until then, tootles.
  • ThE fAsHiOn WoRsHiPeR

    Loving that Pencey blouse…

    XoXO-Kelli K

  • Ashley McKinnon

    I actually LOVE this look.

  • thefashionguitar

    LOVE look nr. 2!

    XO Charlotte

  • Cristiana Nunes

    Love both looks! So young and stylish!

  • Kimberly

    That leather jacket is fabulous & I want it!!

  • The Fashion Twice

    ahahahhaha I love ya XD you're hylarious
    and join my new GIVEAWAY or be FAN on Facebook 😀

  • s

    Beautiful…. i prefer the 2nd loook… ;D
    love this pink jacket, the lace top and the shoes


  • Paula

    oh my God NEED both looks!!!! NOWWWWWWW

  • Paris when it giggles

    Can't choose between those looks, both amazing. Although I have a special crush on the first pair of jeans.

  • Lisa-Bisa

    you are too funny! i luv how honest you are. the jeans look great on you. feel free to stop by my side of the world…

  • marooka fashion

    You look great in both. I actually love the lace blouse. Both looks, amazing and super comfy looking, which I love!

  • donna

    I'd kill to have that leather jacket!


  • Francesca

    ok obsessed with both of these outfits!


    Le Kiss Kiss- Texas gal bloggin all things fashion!

  • Closet Cravings

    Sorry to hear about your internet woes. How does one really function without the power of the internet? Loooooove your Glamour looks. =)
    Need it? Want it? Crave it? Satisfy Your Cravings For Celebrity Style and All Things Stylish and Sweet

  • loubehr

    Loving the right picture so much !!!!!!

  • Collections

    Yea I have to say I like the heat over the rain. We've had too much rain this spring!! These photographs are great. Love that some crazy people applied to be your intern can't wait to see who got chosen.

    Fashionable Collections

  • Hilary Nicole

    Both of these looks look great! The lady-like jacket looks awesome with boyfriend jeans on the right. Have a wonderful day!

    XO Hilary Nicole

  • Borjana

    You're so funny!Love your texts!And love your outfits!Both of them!;)

  • Laura Scott

    I wish I could wear boyfriend jeans like that!

  • marialε

    love both looks, my favorite the first one!
    My Fashion Bug

  • Anonymous

    Adorei o post, principalmente os modelitos… estilo boyfriend!!!

  • SandrHa OrtHer

    Love both looks, you're so divine and trendy …
    beautiful kisses

  • rachel

    i'm a new reader… and i'd just like to say you had me at my internet is an asshole…

  • Gabrielle

    Love these denim looks-I would definitely wear either one of them!!! Amazeballs 🙂

  • Raspberry Jam
  • MeryMeli

    Great looks with boyfriend jeans 🙂 I like it!

  • Minnie and Daisy

    Carrie: "I used to think those people who sat alone at Starbucks writing on their laptops were pretentious posers. Now I know: They are people who have recently moved in with someone."

    . . . or just have broken Internet (and live with their parents)!

  • Ale Barreda

    I'm in love with your Valentino Jacket!

  • CupcakesOMG!

    damn, you filled that intern spot fast! i hope we get to see/hear so much more about that lucky human soon!

    also, jackets in this heat make me dry heave.

  • La Petite Olga

    Love both looks!!

    xx Olga
    La Petite Olga

  • Patricia Paramo

    i cant wait to meet your intern!

    and…apology accepted.

  • Daniel

    beautiful look! Proenza Schouler are one of my favourites!

  • Closet Fashionista

    UGH! I would DIE with no internet!!!!
    and WOOO! Congrats on the Glamour feature! The outfits are amazing

  • The Latina Blogger

    You look fabulous! Love both looks!

  • emc

    i love that leather jacket. ah-maze-ing.


    good to hear you are repelling away at the source of all american energy, Fourbucks.
    these looks are stunning repeller, i have a question though, i love boyfriend jeans but what do you suggest for a heavy trunk shaped lady like moi?

    keep repelling,

  • melindaaa

    will you please introduce us to your new crazzzyyy intern/coworker/sidekick????

  • The Foolish Aesthete

    The entire outfit on the right is perfectly put together!


    Always wonderful!

  • velvet avenue

    you're glowing! 🙂

  • her persona

    love both these outfits. and especially the jacket in the second pic.

  • Sequinharvest

    I am sooo jealous of your new and CRAZY intern and of both those outfits!

  • 401

    I'm kind of slowly becoming obsessed with that Pencey blouse.

  • The Eye Behind the Detail

    I love how you have paired the girly tops with the boyfriend jeans and that the jeans are cuffed. It's awesomely cute. And I want to replicate the look later this week. And it was a delightful surprise coming across you in this month's Glamour.

  • Jessie

    more elegant look than i am used to seeing you in! but i like the change. you look fantastic girlfriend 😀

  • Anoud As

    Urs great look good model

  • A Spoonful of Chic

    I really love your jacket in the picture on the right! And those grey peep toe heels are adorable too!

  • Fashion Nomad

    Outfits look quite tame for you, but still gorgeous as always. I was so disappointed I couldn't apply for the internship! If only I were back in New York..


  • AGreekAbroad

    it is a bummer when the internet goes, I feel for you!

    Shame the position is already filled, we could make it work, although I am in the UK! 🙂

  • mon sac by me

    Such gorgeous !!

  • The PvdH Journal

    As always you make me crack up. But cudos (or not!) because you are a bombshell in the last two pics 😉

    All jokes aside- two fantastic shots wearing fantastic clothes.

    PvdH -designer and illustrator

  • Pizza Rulez


  • Florina

    Oh lord, I hope you had some deodorant handy for your second look! 😉 I love the distinctive tailoring of that jacket, though, so signature Valentino and I just about drooled on my laptop over those Alexander Wang peep-toed heels.

    Oh yes! Proper introductions: I'm Florina and I'm so, so glad to make your acquaintance, Lady Man Repeller. Your fashion blog is one of precious few that doesn't make me want to slap myself in the forehead, for as much as I love fashion, I love fashionably intelligent women and writing more.

    <3Florina (your new avid reader)

  • Anonymous
  • She Wears, She Shares

    HOT DAMN to that Valentino jacket and Wang shoes. I would have ran away while I had it on. HAHA.



  • evolV

    Ditto on the Internet talk…that's got to be one of my biggest pet-peeves!! Ugh, regardless…you look great!

  • Brittany Matthews

    I love both of these looks! :]

  • Dylana Suarez

    You are da bomb diggity bomb girl!


  • Katarina Devine

    both outfits are great! but i really really love the Valentino leather jacket and Alexander Wang shoes in the outfit to the right!! It may not work in NYC but come to cali it would be amazing.


  • Josie

    I want those shoes…

  • Schöpfergeist

    oh this romantic shirt and this jeans are like contradictions finding common ground. The result is this gorgeous cross styling, I personally prefer the look with the nude leather jacket. It looks pretty amazing!
    Love your blog, your styling is unique
    Did you get my drawings? hope you liked them.

  • Parisa Amiri

    Haha, first thing I saw on the Glamour-site was "Sex tip from a guy". But you rocked it obviously.

    You've mentioned that you went to college, what did you study?

    And, I doubt that I'm the only one that wouldn't mind (would actually love) if you mixed it up with entries about what you do day to day, nightlife or whatever.

    Thanks for a fashion blog where the text tops most others.

  • M. Ersa Adiprasetya

    you look great! i love your outfits…

  • The Fancy Teacup

    You are such a beauty! Totally fell head over heels for that Valentino Red blazer.

    ♥, Jamie

  • Jaclyn

    Love these outfits. Both pairs of shoes are amazing, I think those grey ones would be so fun to mix into every outfit.

  • Emily

    Loving the second look


  • Carolina Sundell

    That leather jacket is to die fore, it looks amazing. And those grey shoes look cool.

  • Victoria

    Leather jacket looks so luxe and DO WANT those Wang heels!

  • Prêt-à-Penser

    I saw your interview on Glamour yesterday! Awesome !
    Love these outfit!


  • Anita

    Naturally, love the outfit…however, am intrigued by the prosciutto post TK…do I spy a potential Gaga reference? I'm giddy.

  • MissLauraHueto

    I love you love you love you!! 🙂 You always make my day! I so wish I could apply to be your assistant, I'd do it any day. Unfortunately, I (still) live in Barcelona, which makes it kind of difficult. Anyway, screw the internet, yay for Starbucks and Carrie Bradshaw, and thanks for being you! 😉

  • Natasha

    Never mind your fabulous fashion sense, I think you're hilarious. Thank you.

  • ﻌFashionQamarﻌ

    great Outfit, love the right one!:D

  • Leigh Ann

    A. Congrats on the Glamour thing! B. When the time is right you won't be living at home and you will miss your Momma conversations with Sangria. That's what my mom I drank for years but lately I have been cheating on red with white! Shh… don't tell anyone.

  • kalivoda

    I dig the outfits!


  • jemappelleshen

    You are rocking both looks! But I must say look No.2 is my fav but I def see where look No.1 Is perfect for a lazy/run errands type of day!

  • Clary Bosbyshell


  • FashionableAwkward

    Those jeans are amazing!!!! I have to say I am the complete opposite when it comes to weather. I love the rain!

  • –J

    love Valentino and Chanel-love your styling
    –what about layering a skirt over a dress (with just a couple inches of the dress showing) then adding a vest to tie it together?

  • Atif

    I really love these pictures fantastic photography…
    Motorcycle Jackets

  • Tina

    this is a little belated…but this is hands down the best post title EVER. It reminds me of my favorite quote from the McGruber movie. You put a smile on my face every day – love, love, love everything about your blog!

  • roof hatch

    I love that Valentino jacket, gorgeous! And you're gorgeous in it, if I was a man you would not repel me. 🙂