headcanon for the Taaco twins in order to justify my over-blingification of
poor, one-meal-per-day-poor, at-least-we-have-a-roof-over-our-heads poor, everything
that shines is gold to you. You want this uselessly complicated “exotic fruit,
emerald flower, ivory soft” soap; you want the perfume in a shiny golden box
that leaves glitter on your fingers; you want that too-rich food that swears it
contains two dozen different types of carrot and has too much cream; and you absolutely don’t care if it’s tacky or
unhealthy or actually cheap. You want what you imagine luxury is, and luxury is
to have Everything.
the better. No time for subtlety. No time for refined shit. You want to swallow
everything you can because you never have anything anyway – let me have this,
let me have this.
her first dress in a thrift shop: it’s covered in thirty different patterns,
overly-saturated, obviously made in bad quality fabric, with too much ruffles
and poorly painted wooden pearls and plastic sequins and loose golden threads.
It’s the ugliest piece of shit, but it’s a lot, it looks like a lot. She wears
it until she can’t anymore, and even then, she still keeps it because hey, who
knows, maybe someday she’ll make a new dress out of it? You have to keep these
things, they might get useful again someday. She says that of all the clothes
she owns and never throws anything away. “You never know”, she says. You never
these super cheap, way too bright to be true jewels you can buy dozens of at
the local market: he pierces his ears himself, in dozens of places, just so he
can wear more of these pseudo-gold plated hipster earrings with suns and stars
and intricate patterns that leave green stuff on his skin and cause the holes
to bleed and leak pus two times out of three. He still wears them, and still loves
them. Who cares if it’s not an actual diamond? A shard of glass shines just as
bright, with colourful tiny patches of light that dance on the palm of his hand
whenever he holds it in front of a candle. Plus, it’s not like he could ever
get an actual fucking diamond, so.
is not not-to-be-poor, but to look like
time Barry buys Lup an actual good dress, something made of silk, maybe, or
comfortable velvet, something colourful and shiny but something nice, she straight-up refuses to wear
it. It’s too much, too real. How much money did he put in this? Why didn’t he
save it in case something happens? She just can’t have that. They argue until
Lup can’t even find words to put on the gut-wrenching feeling she has and bites
her lips until she tastes blood, incredibly frustrated and angry and afraid, so
afraid, of this fucking real nice dress.)
looks nice, pretty boneboy, handsome faced reaper man, and like, Taako knew
this, Kravitz’s a man with style – so
he eyes his jewellery at the Chug N Squeeze, and sure, he’s not wearing much:
two small earrings, a couple of bracelets, a broche with his goddess’ insignia
on it. It’s a small round crow with a bright orange eye. It catches the light
in a way Taako’s jewels don’t, and suddenly, something nasty turns his blood to
ice when he realises it’s because it’s an actual fucking gem – and the rest is
too solid and heavy to be gold-plated.
wearing solid gold jewellery, and for the first time in forever, Taako, bright,
loud, pseudo-fashionable Taako feels cheap.)
argue when people call them too-much, greedy, shallow. They don’t care. All
they have are rhinestone bracelets, fake crystal stones, glittery nail
polish, colours and cheap glamour: they’re the king and queen of fake it ‘til you make it, so they
just. Don’t. Fucking. Care.
Our tiefling warlock went down a long hallway covered in vines because he saw a skeleton caught in the vines holding a fancy looking sword. He fails the strength save and gets caught in the vines. The player chooses to leave the table while the rest of the party tried to figure out how to help him. He comes back to the table and this conversation ensues:
Tiefling Warlock: So, did I die?
Tiefling Paladin: No, but you are down to one hit point.
Tiefling Warlock: What? How did that happen?
Dwarf Druid: Well, the paladin tried to cut you down, killed you, healed you by touching you, then took your sword.
Tiefling Paladin: He wasn’t dead, he was only unconscious, and I healed him! It was a better plan than what the others had, they wanted to set the vines on fire. Imagine how much worse it would be if you were on fire.
Tiefling Warlock: I have resistance to fire damage!
Tiefling Paladin: Oh?
Tiefling Warlock: SO DO YOU!
Tiefling Paladin: … oh.
Alec looked up and caught Magnus’ appreciative look in the mirror. He let his gaze wander down his boyfriend from where he was leaning against the door frame.
“Hey yourself.” Magnus grinned as he walked closer to Alec, and circled his arms around his waist. Alec leaned into the touch, fixing the cuffs of his shirt.
“You look good. Can I ask where you got this from?”
“When we went to Milan.” Magnus hummed and brushed his lips along Alec’s exposed neck. He was planning to button them up, but if exposing his throat like this made Magnus’ lips be attached to him, then who was he to complain.
“Behave, we have reservation to get to.” Magnus looked up to look into Alec’s eyes through the mirror, and couldn’t help the grin as he looked at the two of them.
“Oh, darling, what’s wrong with being fashionably late?”
Alec shook his head and turned in Magnus’ arms and kissed him, pulling him in with a vice like grip on his arms, and they both sank into it, melting at each other’s touch. Alec pulled back, his breathing heavy, not wanting to move away from the warmth of the man in front of him.
“Come on, there’s plenty of time for that later. Don’t want to be late, handsome.”
Harry frowned when he looked down at the counter and was faced with his own biography, Harry Potter, The Incredibly Heroic Boy Who Lived (Twice!). When he accepted the job at Flourish and Blotts he never considered that he might have to sell books that were written about himself. Harry’s frown turned into a grimace when he realized that the customer buying this book would probably be starstruck when they realized that the one and only Harry Potter was standing on the other side of the counter.
But when Harry looked up to see the customer, he was the one who was starstruck. Because standing in front of him was Draco Malfoy. Unbearably attractive, adorably flustered Draco Malfoy.
“Potter,” Draco said, shocked.
Harry was too busy staring at the blond, memorizing every perfect detail of his face, to respond. He hadn’t seen Draco since his trial two years ago, and the last he heard Draco was in France studying to be a Healer. France has been good for Draco, Harry thought as he admired Draco’s no longer skinny, but fit body. Draco was also silently appreciating Harry’s appearance, but the blond had been taught that it was impolite to stare, so he broke the silence by clearing his throat. Harry’s eyes immediately flew to Draco’s face.
“Malfoy,” Harry said, his voice hoarse. “How have you been?”
“Spectacular as always,” Draco answered dryly. “And you?”
“I’ve been…” Harry searched for a casual way to say completely lost. “Fine.”
Draco nodded. Both boys seemed at a loss for words and Harry looked back down at the book on the counter. The book about him. That Draco was buying, for some reason.
I feel so stupid lol ☺️ but i really need to ask this, i am 16-17 and i wanna be more girly and like lil'woman, how can i? Thank you soooo much again 💕
Oh! You want to be more “girly” ? Well, I’m going to take in fact what girly normally means in this sense and use it like that ahhah! Don’t feel stupid, though.
First thing’s first:
You have your own style that is unique to you…etc. You don’t have to be something else, though if you are currently not happy with yourself and are working on self improvement, I encourage you to do so. Let’s start with some basics on what “girly” or “feminine” is!
Girly is basically acting in very feminine and liking feminine things. However, there is MUCH more to it than just the look. I’m going to start off with the more “mature” side of things, as you said you wanted to be more like a woman (which includes maturity) and then we can work on other things! It’s not just a style, it’s a mindset. The “fuck you i’m going to get my goals” mindset.
/Note: None of this is set in stone. This is just my opinion on to help her grow into a stronger and more mature woman.
Do not take shit. Walk with your head high and smile. If someone puts you down, ask yourself: “Is this a logical problem or is it opinionated?” If it is opinionated, ignore it. If it is logical and backed with evidence and reasoning, take it into factor and make note to work on that.
Learn to treat yourself. It’s okay to want to spend a little extra money on yourself sometimes.
Be independent. Don’t rely on others to get things done for you. Your homework is your homework. Your job is your job. Be independent and don’t rely on them to do it for you!
Treat yourself and others with respect. I have a rule, instead of just “you have to earn my respect” I say: “I respect until you disrespect, and at that point, I drop all respect I’ve had for you.”
Fight immaturity with maturity. If someone is being messy as hell, fight back with maturity. Give no fucks. Show no mercy. When they call you a name and try to fight, if you want to piss them off AND come off as mature, say something like: “Honestly, I have goals to reach. I don’t have time for you to be immature and try to ruin that for me.” And walk off.
Don’t be afraid to break sometimes. It happens to the strongest of people. There is no way I could count how many times I sat in bed at night trying to stop crying. Cry, and afterwards, take a deep breath and tell yourself that you’ll get through this.
DO NOT let people dictate who you are. Don’t let these little boys or girls tell you that you need to look like this or that. Don’t let them tell you who you should be. Not even your parents are allowed to tell you who to be. If they try, pretend to obey but do the exact opposite. Be who YOU are.
Get your schoolwork done, babe. Seriously this is important, it isn’t about the grades. It’s about furthering your knowledge and showing everyone that you can do what they think you can’t.
Have fun! Have fun if you want, but be safe.
Do everything with confidence, even if you have to fake it!
Follow your passions. Maybe you like dance, singing art, makeup or whatever else. Do it.
Remember that if anyone ever says you fucked them, that only gives you power.
If you’re giving an assignment wednesday and are told you need it finished by friday, work on it wednesday. Cut off all distractions and work on that assignment. Afterwards, write down everything you didn’t understand. The next day, spend time learning about what you didn’t understand and proofread the assignment 3 times. This applies for ALL days.
Exams coming up soon? Stop staying up all night studying. Study in 10-15 minute intervals with 5 minute breaks. Quiz yourself every hour to find your weak links and then study those. What are you scared of failing most? Focus on that.
You’re 16-17. You know about sex. You know how it works. You may have already have sex. This is okay. All I ask of you is to be safe. Do NOT rely on someone to have condoms, if you need, go buy them yourself. Know how to do things safely. Remember: Kink isn’t spontaneous, it’s safe words. Anal isn’t a quick slip, it’s reading articles on how to do it and lube. Be safe, be real.
In the case that you get pregnant: Breathe. Make your choices. Do what you need to do and always remember that you can run in my askbox and talk to me about everything. I will always be here to listen. You can also read articles and such on parenting advice, how to do it as a teenager..etc.
I’m telling you the above because I’ve had friends who got pregnant at 15-16 or 17 and didn’t know what to do.
Don’t slut shame or talk bad about girls who want to have sex and have lots of it. Instead, encourage them to do it safely.
Don’t put anyone down that isn’t as popular as you. Bring them up.
Being sweet will get you a long way.
Act twice your age if you want to look really mature in front of all the teachers and shit. Literally you can read articles..etc. on maturity.
Remember that maturity does not mean you can’t have fun.
If you feel depressed…etc. talk to someone. Don’t be silent.
One of the first signs I ever had of anorexia was that I craved the disorder. Which means I literally wanted to be it. Little did I know it was going to drag me through hell. If you have these thoughts, get help.
Do not be afraid of going to get help from a professional.
/Note: Take notes on these. Take them to heart. Carry them with you like a blankie to a baby and don’t let go of them.
“All flowers must start as sprouts.” - Me
“To fight or to cower down, that is the question. The question in which you should answer from the ground, even face down in the dirt, bloody and bruised from life with a smirk. Because to fight when you’re down is the most courageous thing.” - Me
“And she will bow to no one nor anything, and the day she does, you should fear.” - Me
“Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist.” - Picasso
“Don’t run backwards, no never, even if it breaks down, oh better.” - Tomorrow
“If you feel like you’re going to crash, accelerate you idiot.” - Nevermind
“You don’t need a ‘reason’ to live. Live because you can. Live because in the end, even if it hurts, you don’t need a reason to live. All that matters is that you’re here.” - Me
“If I ever break through the wall of failure, people will be in awe at the sight of me rising from nothingness.” - Me
“Some girls are full of heartache and poetry and those are the kind of girls who try to save wolves instead of running away from them.” - Nikita Gill //Be one of those girls. - me//
If you want to truly live, you have to be tested, whether by yourself or the cruel game of life. - Me
Stop living in fear of what might happen and start living in what is happening. - Me
“Don’t fashion me into a maiden that needs saving from a dragon. I am the dragon and I will eat you whole.” - Unknown
“She spun herself a crown of gold, thrones of bones and citadels, to the deaf stars she screamed: make me queen or I’ll make you bleed.” M.J.
“You’re masking past failure with your present success and it’s both beautiful and terrifying, like watching a witch write your name in the stars.” A.Ashstar
Lmao there’s a lot from me but most of them have literally kept my best friends from dying so I added them anyways.
Now we can get on to the typical “style” or such. This is just some stuff that I’ve accumulated. However there is so much more to it. You dress how YOU want to dress. Do what makes you confident. But if you want, I do have a polyvore. (celestial-sweets). Now onto some style recommendations to embrace your femininity! When most people think “feminine” they think “dress” when I think feminine, I think “gorgeous”. There will be a massive variety under this. So you can wear whatever you want and still have style recommendations.
/Note: I feel the need to say that you should wear whatever makes you confident and comfy again.
Tucked in tank tops and body suits with jeans
White skinny jeans look amazing with this look
Get your glitter lipstick on if you want boo yes work it
Nude also works well
Normally they don’t add a lot of highlight but i you want, yesss
Wavy/curly hair looks gorgeous with this style
Heels (usually black or tan) are a hella yes
Mascara and nude eyeshadow
Natural looking brows
Do the above with this new style too, itll work
But also if you wear bodycon itll be hella looking baddie
thigh high boots happen a lot
with matte eyeshaodw but with a really clean glitter
yea that happens
and gradient brows ive noticed
but the best part about this look is that you can be casual with it and look like you’re some kinda goddess i swear
literally if you toss on some highlighter, a pair of ripped jeans and a shirt with some adidas
or likea bomber jacket, a sports tank and shorts, with adidas and some like nude lipstick, brown mascara and highlgihter
you will literally glow like you have never glown before
Crop tops are a thing with this look yall
Hella Cute And Casual:
Toss on like a crop top hoodie and a cropped tank and boom
oh oh oh and if you wear an oversized plain white t shirt with like a pair of jean shorts
you will make heads turn
honestly tho and with this, you wanna have very very light eyeliner like
just tightline the top, light mascara, aa clear gloss on your lips
you will be a glowing boo without even trying
AND DUDE A MESSY BUN YES
but if your hair is too short for that that’s okay boo i understand,
itlls still look cute as fuck
Fancy As Hell:
Heels, strappy ass heels,
Small chain necklaces with tiny pendants
A ring or two, with some shiny bracelets
dresses dresses more dresses
soft curls or straight hair works well
a black scarf paired with a button up shirt and some black slacks and a pair of heels will make you look like a business woman
or like a pencil skirt
but a black pleated one works too
stockings go well with this look
TBH tho just wear what you wanna wear.
Remember to put an outfit together super easily you can stick to basic colors like black/tan/gray/white and throw something on so quick to look fancy
Also to be honest any fancy undies will make you feel so much more feminine i swear
like i have some lace ones with poka dot and i cry they make me feel so good
Bbut if you want to look very mature then you should look at business women…etc. take notes on style from it and how to present yourself.
/Note: yes boo get ur self care
Wash your face
Don’t sleep in makeup
Coconut oil your legs like hella
Don’t forget to brush your teeth darling
Organize and clean your room once a week
Get your dishes out of the room EVERY DAY
Go to bed at a reasonable time if you have school okay
Wash your clothes when the basket is almost full, not full. But almost full. And learn how to properly wash them.
Go on a walk once a week or do some kind of activity
Drink ya water girl!
all this is so stereotypical but idgaf
Watch movies sometimes
EXPLORE!! Safely, though
If there’s somewhere you want to go, start saving a little bit of money to go there
When you wake up, look at yourself in the mirror and tell yourself you love you.
Fight towards your goals
Ttake your damn vitamins boo bear. Like vitamins and nutrition support can help you so much more than you would know.
Don’t overwork yourself.
Love yourself, love myself. - RM
Okay boo that’s all the advice I have! Literally just have fun, much love dear. Always remember you can come to my ask box!! Have fun! Love yourself!!!
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Thanks to @botanistlester for the title, and the fic inspiration, not to mention listening to me talk about this fic for the last 3 hours of writing. I apologize for any typos, but screw proofreading, I really want to post already.