It’s Hard to Hold a Candle in the Cold November Rain

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What I’m Wearing…

* Camel coat by SMYTHE
* Jeans by BLANK Denim
* Sweater by BB Dakota
* Chambray button down by Madewell
* Boots by Joie
* Sunglasses by Ferragamo
* Falabella bag by Stella McCartney

* Title: Guns N’ Roses – November Rain… an obvious title choice, but so fantastic, I couldn’t help it . . . When I look into your eyes, I can see a love restrained… But darlin’ when I hold you, Don’t you know I feel the same… ‘Cause nothin’ lasts forever, And we both know hearts can change… And it’s hard to hold a candle, In the cold November rain… And when your fears subside, And shadows still remain… I know that you can love me, When there’s no one left to blame.

This was one of my FAVORITE videos at the time when music videos were SUCH a big thing. I was a obsessed with everything about it, starting with Axl playing the piano, to Stephanie Seymour’s wedding dress, to Slash’s guitar solo out in the desert sand in front of a tiny chapel, to the rain falling, ruining the wedding, and signifying everything good is about to turn bad. The piano comes back in heavy and the song completely changes and turns dark AF and Seymour is laying in a coffin at her funeral and the white bouquet of roses flung into the rain, turns red as it lands on the closed coffin and the rain washes the color back out to white…. God I forgot how much I actually LOVED this song, and clearly the video is epic.

I must’ve been 15 when this song was released and it’s still my favorite Guns N’ Roses song ever.

It was raining and misty and foggy when we shot these photos the other day and I worried they wouldn’t work at all… but instead, they turned out kind of magical and I am constantly astounded by my mom’s ability to capture my outfits in a way that I’ve always wanted and never have been able to until now. It’s crazy how a change forces you to rethink everything and get creative and figure out how do things differently, and then they end up better. This is why I actually love and embrace change… as difficult as the transition may be, the end result is always better.

I’m a little scattered at the moment and in another transition within all the transitions and all kinds of feelings and emotions are swirling in and around and throughout, I know that in the end, all will be as it should be and better than it is now and ever was. It’s hard to remember that in the midst of the fog, but when the sun shines again, it’ll be brighter than ever. That’s what I have to remember, even in the cold November rain.

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Shop my look below…

Happy November, Lovecats!

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LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, recipes & home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life, her journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life with her adorable French Bulldog brothers, Trevor and Randy.

4 Comments

  • Angela Tolsma

    November 1, 2016 |

    These are stunning photos! I hope the transition is how you want it to be or need it to be

  • MA

    November 2, 2016 |

    Lovely! There is something mystifying about these pics, a gentle peace. x

  • Mariana

    November 7, 2016 |

    Great shots!!! I was wondering who photographs you…

  • Natalie

    November 7, 2016 |

    These photos really did turn out so amazing! Your images are always so gorgeous and make me want to pack my bags and visit the US!