Ninja Assassin

I was perusing through new arrivals on Forever 21 when saw this sweater, and stopped in my tracks. When I see a unique piece, my eyes lock. And for that fleeting moment, I'm in the zone. My mind quickly scans through styling ideas, then onto suitable occasions to wear it. A hoodie, oversized, with shoulder cut-outs? Dead.

Tunic-lengths call for thigh high boots to close the disparity between too-much-skin and too-much-fabric. I was feeling extra sassy, so I smeared on a dark lip. The same dark lip worn on the runway during the DKNY show last season. And now this look is reminiscent of Rihanna during the Diamonds World Tour aka the "Unapologetic" Riri. Ironically, the hoodie resembles a killer look styled by Rihanna's former rival, Karrueche (I posted photos below for reference).

My friend saw this photo of me on Forever 21's website, and I had no idea! Shout out to people who support and respect your hustle. @am1028, I'm looking at you!

Hoodie: Forever 21 "Open-Shoulder Hoodie"

Boots: Public Desire "Janine"

Lips: "Blood 2" by Pat McGrath

Captured by my awesome friend: Jared Veloria

xo, victoria