Jul 26, 2014

sea of plastic spaghetti

About a week ago my sister and I went to MFAH to see Je t'aime, Je t'aime, and also check out one of their coolest installations ever. Although the movie actually really sucked (the trailer made it seem AMAZING), the installation made up for it. I felt like i was in a sea of plastic spaghetti. Oooh, we also had an amazing dinner at Soma Sushi, which consisted of spicy ramen, sea urchin, and the most amazing sushi roll everrrrr (the creamy mermaid). It was a really great restaurant, and reminded me of a place that would be shot in Kill Bill. 

After all of that we headed over to The Place Upstairs (same owners as Replay on 19th). If you've ever seen the show Oddities, it's a bit like that. A small shop filled with magical, sometimes disturbing, treasures of the past. The rest of the night was filled with small talk with other interesting customers, vintage taxidermy, and just all together great vibes. The only thing that really bit the dust was the traffic. We knew before we left the house that the Beyoncè concert was the same night as our outing. But what we didn't realize was that almost all of Houston (the fourth biggest city in America) attended the concert. It took us a whole extra hour to get home, but overall it was worth it. 
Really wanted this lil buddy.
I can't remember exactly what this was, but I want to say it was some kind of electroshock thing?
I just really love taxidermy and animal skins, okay?
They had sooo many amazing purses. There was even one from the late 1800's!
~dorm inspo~ jk
My sister and I with Laura, the co-owner of The Place Upstairs and Replay on 19th.


  1. Such a fabulous article, Miss Tessa!!! Many, many thanks for your capturing The PLACE Upstairs' vibe ;-) You are appreciated & admired!!!

  2. That installation looked really amazing and fun haha!


  3. I'm sorry to hear the movie wasn't too good. The sea of plastic spaghetti looks funky though! As does the antique shop, albeit a little creepy (and a lot awesome.)

    1. Yeah, I was so surprised about the film, because the trailer was soooo good!

  4. Hai Tessa! I just want to say thank you so much for commenting on my blog, I am quite a fan of you, you're style, and on point eyeliner :3 So I was ecstatic when I found out that you liked my stuff too. Eeeep!

    That spaghetti installation looks so amazing, hehe. That would be so rad to walk through. xx

    1. Aw geez, I'm so thrilled you love my blog! I really dig you stuff (as you already know).

      The installation was really strange to walk through, because random strands would hit you in the face or get stuck on your purse, haha!

  5. LOVE LOVE LOVE damn girl you look so good in that dress! Even in plastic spaghetti <3



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