Monday, July 18, 2011

i want to be her. so i am. sort of.

Have you ever seen I want to be her!  ?
The author illustrates these fab women that she spots on the street.
I find the whole site exhilarating as I often see women and think just that, "I want to be her".
Recently I was inspired by one of her drawings , I want to be her!'s, London Bicycle girl!
i had to find that english riding helmet!  
and so naturally on saturday at the basel flea market ... I set out to look a little like her.
We wandered the market, creepy dolls to our left, pretty china to our right,  and as we came toward the end I thought the hopes of me finding my riding hat were slim to none.
Then I heard Crissy say "Sarah Tucker!"
oh m gee guys, She found one!
It even has a little black bow on the back.
All mine for 28 swiss francs.
So Mom, no need to ask me on the daily if I have a helmet anymore.
I'm safe now mom!
i realize I look a bit ridiculous.
and not too much like her ... yet.
but i love it.  and isn't that all that matters?
i think, yes.


PS:
jb gets quite the kick out of everyone staring at me as I ride past them.
i'm sure they're thinking i've escaped from the looney bin. 
(:

29 comments:

  1. You never cease to amaze me. I want to go to the flea with you. Hang on to the helmet. It h
    as to come home with the bike. JB needs something to match!! Adorable!!

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  2. you look amazing sarah! only you could pull that off with such class. Love it!

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  3. I have a very similar bike helmet! I bought mine from a scooter helmet bike shop in Ho Chi Minh City for 3 bucks (US). I probably get weird looks too but at least I am safe.

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  4. love the helmet. and you look adorable.

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  5. Hahaha you are soooo stinkin' cute. Only you could rock that hat on your bike! Love it!

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  6. oh my gosh so cute!! i dont think it looks ridiculous at all! normal bike helmets looks ridiculous

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  7. i love it. and do you know that she matches your header? just sayin.

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  8. It's an adorable riding helmet and I love your style!

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  9. I love it! I actually have one that looks just like a riding helmet, but plastic. I don't look as cute in it, but safety first, right? For our moms. : )

    xo,

    Sarah

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  11. you're probably the cutest ever! with your little basket and cute bike!

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  12. Mike says you look like you are heading to a polo match.

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  14. OMG Sarah you are too cute! I bet ll the girls staring are just wishing they could get a helmet and be as cute as you!

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  15. LOVE IT! Horse riding helmet on a bike, who knew it'd turn out to be so cute!

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  16. Haha. I love that blog, but I love this story even more!
    Fabulousness.
    Love, Leigh

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  17. haha I love it! I have a horseback riding helmet just like it, never thought about rocking it on the bike but why not, my husband would think I'm crazier than he already thinks I am :)

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  18. I think you look adorable, and very much like the girl in the illustration. Perhaps even... better?

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  19. Sarah darling, you are definitely cooler than her (and she's pretty cool so that's saying a lot) ;)

    kisses!

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  20. Oh, contraire. I'm sure they are thinking you're gorgeous. :)

    Too cute, Sarah. Love the helmet!

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  21. this looks so fun! i love your helmet and glasses regardless of the looks. they probably just want them too :)

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  22. Hey Sarah, Congrats on getting over 1000 Followers!
    Love Bennie!!

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