Behind the Scenes

Update: TV Show

September 23, 2008

But boy has it been QUITE the six months. See, the tv show has consumed half my time, half my energy and it has been almost almostΒ like selling my soul to the anti-fashion devil. I mean, what was I thinking?! If I wanted to be taken seriously as a “fashion consultant” in my town, I couldn’t go all Carrie Bradshaw on them!


It has been great for all the other stuff, though. The public speaking fear is almostΒ gone, I’m learning how to react to negative criticism…apparently, drowning in tears is not an option! Haha!Β The vintage clothing I was planning on selling hasn’t seen the light of day in the past months. Errr, except for a couple of items I couldn’t resist on keeping for myself.

thrift-findsSkirt and dress: stolen from the forbidden closet.

But the rest are sitting there, collecting dust.


Red clutch : also from the forbidden closet, couldn’t help it.

I’m learning to organise my time, and I’m hoping it’s okay that my style has become a bit more I’m going to say sophisticated rather than boring than the usual, even if it’s somewhat obligated.

homemade-skirtLeft: homemade skirt and vintage bag, Right: Vintage bag and thrifted skirt.

Carolina (the other t.v. presenter), is a class away from graduating and becoming an architect. She doesn’t think my fashion day dreams are nonsense, she likes my slutty shoes and bags that smell like the 80s and never pressures me to get a french manicure instead of my usual dark colors. We’re mucho close.

carbolinaShe’s had a tough life but her smile is intact.

News! We had our first ever Honduran Fashion Week! I thought it would be a reeally good thing, but like most artistic events in our country, the hype ended the same day it begun. So all there’s left are a few pictures on people’s Facebook.

It feels good to blog again, and it feels so good to read such nice comments. Even better than finding the perfect pair of trousers. Thank you everyone!
P.S. Please excuse the blurry photographs. My photographer is only 9.

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  • WendyB November 18, 2008 at 12:10 am

    I can’t believe you’re back! You look beautiful and congrats on an intense but successful experience!

  • Anja November 18, 2008 at 12:22 am

    Oh thank God you’re back!!
    And I’m the first to comment, I deserve it after checking your blog for new posts almost daily (in the days before bloglovin, that is).
    Hope u won’t disappear again!

  • Aisha November 18, 2008 at 2:44 am

    Fabi, qué bonita te ves en todas las fotos, quiero todo lo que llevas puesto, zapatos, carteras tipo sobre, y sobretodo la falda que hiciste.

    Es bueno siempre leer tus posts, tienen una vibra optimista que me gusta.

  • Eleh November 18, 2008 at 6:01 am

    YESSSSS!!!! you are back.
    how i miss you so. now i don’t know where to begin. the clothes are fantastic, the words are inspiring. you are phenomenal. really. you are fabi. i hope all is well and good for you over there πŸ™‚

  • Cecilia November 18, 2008 at 6:10 am

    Did you find those pieces at a vintage shop? I love them all!

  • Kira Fashion November 18, 2008 at 5:43 pm

    Hi Honduras’ girl!

    I love your style and blog!
    It is an honor to be in your link list πŸ™‚ I just linked you too. Thanks a lot πŸ˜‰

    Love your skirts, I really into that style right now πŸ˜‰

    a kiss!
    see you,

    PS – What is the departament store that you have in your city?

  • Alya November 18, 2008 at 7:40 pm

    I’m so glad you’re back! I thought you abandoned your poor blog πŸ™

    I’m happy to hear that you’re doing well.. Cant wait for more updates!

  • β™₯ fashion chalet November 19, 2008 at 9:17 pm

    No, I wish I was a model. Thank you. Were you referring to myself or Jen Brill? She is a model. πŸ™‚ Love your dresses!!


  • Jessica Chu November 20, 2008 at 6:34 am

    i miss your posts sooo much .please come back and update!!!

    i’ve moved to!

  • mej November 20, 2008 at 6:57 am

    fabi it’s great that you drop by to post every once in a while! this is mej formerly of please do change my link. good luck with your fashion career dear!

  • β™₯ fashion chalet November 21, 2008 at 2:40 am

    Wow!!! πŸ™‚ Really? Thank you. You don’t know how happy you’ve made me. πŸ˜€ I WISH I WAS. Maybe someday someone will “discover” me? I don’t know.

    PS: I think you’re so gorgeous. Love the last photo, you look incredible!


  • gregoria November 21, 2008 at 4:46 pm

    thanks for the nice comments.
    just love your blog … great style!

  • She comes from a nowhere town she likes November 23, 2008 at 4:01 pm

    Even though your posts come after long periods of time, it’s always great to read whatever you have to say. I like your bags very much, although I would have difficulty stuffing all my girly junk into them. You 9 year old phtotgrapher good do worse. When I was 9 I didn’t know which way up a camera went!

  • Jimena November 25, 2008 at 12:39 am

    fabiiiiii estas de vuelta!!!!

    esto es muy muy emocionante! suena a que tus dias ocupados han valido la pena…..

  • Be November 27, 2008 at 2:02 am

    Fabi!! que bueno que regresaste!! felicidades por todo lo que ha ocurrido….me encanta tu stilo y tu forma de transmitir es impresionante!! que bueno tener un nuevo post tuyo!

  • david santos November 27, 2008 at 6:35 pm

    Really beautiful poting!
    Nice pictures. Pretty colores. Pretty persons and pretty faces. Congratulations!!!

  • chanel handbag November 28, 2008 at 4:02 pm

    pretty pic .I love that sunglasses ! πŸ™‚

  • Susan November 28, 2008 at 5:24 pm

    I was worried you were never coming back. Sounds like you’ve been having a great time, good luck with everything.

  • chicadedios25 November 30, 2008 at 10:10 pm

    I like the new sophistication-but you give it a Fabi twist.

    Nothing wrong with being like Carrie Bradshaw- she is the most famous woman in the US at the moment.

    The movie is so great! Not what I expected but great none the less.

    I wish you the best of luck in everything.

  • Anonymous December 4, 2008 at 3:47 am

    Hi, Fabi…
    I’m a fan, hehehe
    I lurve ur blog!
    ur style is so feminine πŸ™‚


  • Mira Maulia December 4, 2008 at 3:50 am

    Hi, Fabi…
    I’m a fan, hehehe
    I lurve ur blog!
    ur style is so feminine πŸ™‚


  • deep_in_vogue December 8, 2008 at 2:33 pm

    You are so gorgeous, that home made skirt you made.. the one with the folds.. amazing. you are so talented!

  • Maggie! December 14, 2008 at 6:50 pm

    hola fabi.. que bueno que tengas un nuevo blog, lastima que no lo puedes update mucho, me alegra que estes de regreso, yo tbn soy de HOnduras, sps y tengo mas o menos un año de conocer tu blog, y tengo que decirte que entiendo lo que sientes cuando uno ama el fashion world pero todos parecen señalarte porque es fuera de lo comun. Espero que sigas igual… y por cierto cual es tu programa? lo pasan en sps tbn?

  • Diana @ So Fash'on December 24, 2008 at 11:25 pm

    i am so happy about your success! look lovely as always!!!!
    hugs and kisses!

  • Eleh December 25, 2008 at 4:00 pm

    fabi. how are you doing?
    hope everything is good πŸ˜€
    p/s: i gave you an award!

  • LANA December 26, 2008 at 11:27 pm

    Thanks for your comment :).
    Happy holidays!

  • Aisha December 27, 2008 at 4:46 am

    Fabi, querida
    Qué lindo saber de ti!
    La comida de navidad es una de las mejores cosas, en mi casa siempre sobra mucha y como restos de navidad toda la semana πŸ™‚

    Un beso y postea pronto!

  • Ambush Studio December 28, 2008 at 7:10 am

    Hey Fabi,

    Awesome Blog Congrats, we’re in Guatemala and totally feel you girl!

    pretty cool what you’re doing.

    Stop by our blog, and give us a yell!

  • ... December 29, 2008 at 3:49 pm

    Hi from Paris
    Happy new year to you and your visitors !
    Keep on the good work in 2009

    Fred the Mole

  • Aisha December 31, 2008 at 8:19 am

    Fabi linda!
    Oye he cambiado la dirección de mi blog, espero que me des una visita prontopronto a

    Un beso grande y feliz año!

  • Key December 31, 2008 at 7:05 pm

    como proposito de a;o nuevo tienes que actualizar mas seguido… πŸ™‚

    great to see you again!

  • yanny January 2, 2009 at 3:48 pm

    Fabi! I like that green bag! n that homemade skirt!

    Your style, always an inspiration!

    And happy new year dear..

  • fhen January 13, 2009 at 10:38 am

    love your pink skirt and your homemade skirt πŸ™‚

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  • Vintage Tea March 23, 2009 at 11:33 pm

    I love that homemade skirt! So lovely

    Click here to visit me at Vintage Tea!


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