ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Jessi Arrington - Designer
Jessi Arrington is a color-loving designer based in Brooklyn.

Why you should listen

Jessi Arrington is a founder and owner of WORKSHOP, a designer firm in Brooklyn. Her favorite color is rainbow and her default answer is YES. She’s taught Design Fundamentals at Touro College and given guest lectures at NYU; she's a board member of AIGA/NY. Before co-founding WORKSHOP, she carried out branding for Brooklyn Brewery, Tomato Records and Lion Brand Yarn under the direction of Milton Glaser. She makes a hobby of wearing nothing new (except undies).

She blogs at LuckySoAndSo.com about design, consumption and color.

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TEDActive 2011

Jessi Arrington: Wearing nothing new

Jessi Arrington: Noseći ništa novo

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Dizajnerica Jessi Arrington nije spakirala ništa za TED osim 7 pari gaćica, kupujući ostatak svoje odjeće u jeftinim dućanima u Los Angelesu. To je meditacija o svjesnoj potrošnji -- umotana u dugine boje i kreativnost.
- Designer
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I'm JessiJessi, and this is my suitcasekofer.
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Ja sam Jessi, a ovo je moj kofer.
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But before I showpokazati you what I've got insideiznutra,
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Ali prije nego vam pokažem što imam unutra,
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I'm going to make a very publicjavnost confessionispovijest,
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javno ću priznati,
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and that is,
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a to je,
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I'm outfit-obsessedodijelo-opsjednut.
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da sam ja opsjednuta odjećom.
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I love findingnalaz, wearingnošenje,
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Volim pronalaziti, odjevati,
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and more recentlynedavno,
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i u zadnje vrijeme,
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photographingfotografiranje and bloggingbloganje
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fotografirati i pisati na blogu
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a differentdrugačiji, colorfulraznobojan, crazylud outfitodijelo
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o različitoj šarenoj, ludoj odjeći
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for everysvaki singlesingl occasionprigodom.
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za svaku priliku.
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But I don't buykupiti anything newnovi.
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Ali ne kupujem ništa novo.
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I get all my clothesodjeća secondhandpolovno
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Svu svoju odjeću pronalazim na
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from fleabuha marketstržišta and thriftštedljivost storestrgovinama.
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buvljacima i u jeftinim trgovinama.
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AwwMa, thank you.
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Auu, hvala.
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SecondhandPolovno shoppingkupovina
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Kupovanje polovne robe
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allowsomogućuje me to reducesmanjiti the impactudar
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dopušta mi da smanjim utjecaj
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my wardrobegarderoba has on the environmentokolina
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moje garderobe na okoliš
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and on my walletnovčanik.
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i na moj novčanik.
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I get to meetsastati all kindsvrste of great people;
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Upoznajem različite super osobe;
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my dollarsdolara usuallyobično go to a good causeuzrok;
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moji dolari obično odlaze u dobre svrhe;
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I look prettyprilično uniquejedinstvena;
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izgledam prilično jedinstveno;
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and it makesmarke shoppingkupovina like my ownvlastiti personalosobni treasureblago huntlov.
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i kupovina je nalik na moj osobni lov na blago.
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I mean, what am I going to find todaydanas?
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Mislim, što ću pronaći danas?
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Is it going to be my sizeveličina?
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Hoće li biti moje veličine?
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Will I like the colorboja?
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Hoće li mi se svidjeti boja?
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Will it be underpod $20?
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Hoće li biti ispod 20$?
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If all the answersodgovori are yes,
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Ako su svi odgovori da,
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I feel as thoughiako I've wonwon.
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osjećam se kao da sam pobijedila.
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I want to get back to my suitcasekofer
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Želim se vratiti svom koferu
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and tell you what I packedupakiran
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i reći vam što sam spakirala
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for this excitinguzbudljiv weektjedan here at TEDTED.
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za ovaj uzbudljiv vikend na TED-u.
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I mean, what does somebodyneko with all these outfitsodjeće bringdonijeti with her?
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Mislim, što netko sa svom tom odjećom nosi sa sobom?
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So I'm going to showpokazati you exactlytočno what I broughtdonio.
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Dakle, pokazat ću vam točno što sam donijela.
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I broughtdonio sevensedam pairsparovi of underpantsgaće
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Donijela sam sedam pari donjeg rublja
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and that's it.
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i to je to.
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ExactlyTočno one week'stjedan worthvrijedan of undiesdonje rublje
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Sve što sam stavila u kovčeg je
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is all I put in my suitcasekofer.
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donje rublje za točno tjedan dana.
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I was bettingKlađenje that I'd be ableu stanju to find
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Kladila sam se kako ću moći naći
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everything elsedrugo I could possiblemoguće want to wearnositi
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sve ostalo što želim odjenuti
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oncejednom I got here to PalmDlan SpringsIzvori.
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jednom kada dođem ovdje u Palm Springs.
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And sinceod you don't know me
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A kako me ne poznajete
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as the womanžena walkinghodanje around TEDTED in her underweardonje rublje --
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kao ženu koja hoda okolo po TED-u u svom donjem rublju --
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(LaughterSmijeh)
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(Smijeh)
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that meanssredstva I foundpronađeno a fewnekoliko things.
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to znači kako sam pronašla nekoliko stvari.
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And I'd really love to showpokazati you my week'stjedan worthvrijedan of outfitsodjeće right now.
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I uistinu bih vam sada voljela pokazati svoju odjeću za cijeli tjedan.
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Does that soundzvuk good?
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Zvuči li to dobro?
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(ApplausePljesak)
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(Pljesak)
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So as I do this,
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I kako to radim,
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I'm alsotakođer going to tell you a fewnekoliko of the life lessonslekcije
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ujedno ću vam reći i nekoliko životnih lekcija
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that, believe it or not, I have pickedizabran up
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koje sam, vjerovali ili ne, pokupila
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in these adventuresavanture wearingnošenje nothing newnovi.
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u tim avanturama noseći ništa novo.
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So let's startpočetak with SundayNedjelja.
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Pa počnimo s nedjeljom.
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I call this "ShinySjajna TigerTigar."
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Ovo nazivam sjajni tigar.
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You do not have to spendprovesti a lot of moneynovac to look great.
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Ne morate potrošiti mnogo novaca kako bi izgledali odlično.
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You can almostskoro always look phenomenalfenomenalan for underpod $50.
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Gotovo uvijek možete izgledati fenomenalno za ispod 50$.
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This wholečitav outfitodijelo, includinguključujući the jacketjakna,
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Ovaj cijeli izgled, uključujući i jaknu,
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costcijena me $55,
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stajao me 55,
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and it was the mostnajviše expensiveskup thing
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i to je bila najskuplja stvar
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that I worenosio the entirečitav weektjedan.
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koju sam nosila cijeli tjedan.
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MondayPonedjeljak: ColorBoja is powerfulsnažan.
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Ponedjeljak: Boja je moćna.
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It is almostskoro physiologicallyfiziološki impossiblenemoguće
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Gotovo je fiziološki nemoguće
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to be in a badloše moodraspoloženje when you're wearingnošenje brightsvijetao redcrvena pantshlače.
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biti loše raspoložen kada nosite žarko crvene hlače.
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(LaughterSmijeh)
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(Smijeh)
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If you are happysretan,
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Ukoliko ste sretni,
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you are going to attractprivući other happysretan people to you.
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privući ćete k sebi i druge sretne ljude.
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TuesdayUtorak:
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Utorak:
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FittingArmature in is way overratedprecijenjena.
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Uklapati se je jako precjenjeno.
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I've spentpotrošen a wholečitav lot of my life
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Velik dio svog života sam provela
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tryingtežak to be myselfsebe
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pokušavajući biti ja
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and at the sameisti time fitodgovara in.
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i u isto se vrijeme i uklopiti.
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Just be who you are.
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Samo budite ono što jeste.
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If you are surroundingokolni yourselfsami with the right people,
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Ukoliko se okružujete s pravim ljudima,
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they will not only get it,
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ne samo da će oni to shvatiti,
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they will appreciatecijeniti it.
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oni će to i cijeniti.
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WednesdaySrijeda:
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Srijeda:
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EmbraceZagrljaj your innerunutrašnji childdijete.
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Prigrlite dijete u sebi.
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SometimesPonekad people tell me
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Ponekad mi ljudi govore
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that I look like I'm playingigranje dress-uphaljina-up,
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kako izgledam kao netko tko se igra odjevanja,
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or that I remindpodsjetiti them of theirnjihov seven-year-old7-godišnjaka.
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ili kako ih podsjećam na njihove sedmogodišnjake.
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I like to smileosmijeh
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Volim se nasmijati
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and say, "Thank you."
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i reći, "Hvala vam."
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ThursdayČetvrtak:
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Četvrtak:
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ConfidencePovjerenje is keyključ.
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Pouzdanje je ključ.
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If you think you look good in something,
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Ukoliko smatrate kako izgledate dobro u nečemu,
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you almostskoro certainlysigurno do.
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gotovo sigurno i izgledate.
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And if you don't think you look good in something,
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A ukoliko smatrate kako ne izgledate dobro u nečemu,
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you're alsotakođer probablyvjerojatno right.
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opet ste vjerojatno u pravu.
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I grewrastao up with a mommama who taughtučio me this day-indana u and day-outdan-out.
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Odrasla sam s mamom koja me učila tome dan i noć.
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But it wasn'tnije untildo I turnedokrenut 30
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Ali sve do svoje 30-e,
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that I really got what this meantznačilo.
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nisam doista shvatila što to znači.
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And I'm going to breakpauza it down for you for just a seconddrugi.
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I objasnit ću vam to na sekundu.
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If you believe you're a beautifullijep personosoba
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Ukoliko vjerujete kako ste lijepa osoba
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insideiznutra and out,
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iznutra i izvana,
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there is no look that you can't pullVuci off.
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ne postoji izgled koji neće proći.
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So there is no excuseizgovor for any of us here in this audiencepublika.
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Dakle, ne postoji nikakav izgovor za ikoga od nas ovdje u publici.
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We should be ableu stanju to rockstijena anything we want to rockstijena.
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Mogli bismo prodrmati sve što želimo prodrmati.
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Thank you.
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Hvala vam.
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(ApplausePljesak)
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(Pljesak)
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FridayPetak: A universaluniverzalan truthistina -- fivepet wordsriječi for you:
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Petak: Univerzalna istina -- pet riječi za vas:
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GoldZlato sequinsšljokice go with everything.
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Zlatne šljokice pristaju svemu.
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And finallykonačno, SaturdaySubota:
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I naposljetku, subota:
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DevelopingU razvoju your ownvlastiti uniquejedinstvena personalosobni stylestil
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Razvijanje vlastitog jedinstvenog stila
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is a really great way to tell the worldsvijet something about you
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je doista odličan način da kažete svijetu nešto o sebi
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withoutbez havingima to say a wordriječ.
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bez da kažete riječ.
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It's been provendokazan to me time and time again
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To mi je potvrđeno nebrojeno puta
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as people have walkedhodao up to me this weektjedan
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ovaj tjedan kako su mi ljudi prilazili
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simplyjednostavno because of what I'm wearingnošenje,
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jednostavno zbog odjeće koju nosim.
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and we'veimamo had great conversationsrazgovori.
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I imali smo odlične razgovore.
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So obviouslyočito this is not all going to fitodgovara
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Dakle, očito je kako to sve neće stati
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back in my tinysićušan suitcasekofer.
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u moj mali kovčeg.
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So before I go home to BrooklynBrooklyn,
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Stoga ću, prije nego odem doma u Brooklyn,
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I'm going to donatedonirati everything back.
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sve ovo donirati.
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Because the lessonlekcija I'm tryingtežak to learnnaučiti myselfsebe this weektjedan
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Jer lekcija koju pokušavam naučiti ovaj tjedan
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is that it's okay to let go.
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je da je u redu pustiti.
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I don't need to get emotionallyemotivno attachedprivržen to these things
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Ne trebam se emocionalno vezati za te stvari,
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because around the cornerugao,
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jer iza ugla,
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there is always going to be
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će uvijek biti
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anotherjoš crazylud, colorfulraznobojan,
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još jedan ludi, šareni,
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shinysjajna outfitodijelo
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sjajni izgled
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just waitingčekanje for me,
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koji čeka samo mene,
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if I put a little love in my heartsrce and look.
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ako samo stavim malo ljubavi u svoje srce i izgled.
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Thank you very much.
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Puno vam hvala.
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(ApplausePljesak)
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(Pljesak)
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Thank you.
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Hvala vam.
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(ApplausePljesak)
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(Pljesak)

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ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Jessi Arrington - Designer
Jessi Arrington is a color-loving designer based in Brooklyn.

Why you should listen

Jessi Arrington is a founder and owner of WORKSHOP, a designer firm in Brooklyn. Her favorite color is rainbow and her default answer is YES. She’s taught Design Fundamentals at Touro College and given guest lectures at NYU; she's a board member of AIGA/NY. Before co-founding WORKSHOP, she carried out branding for Brooklyn Brewery, Tomato Records and Lion Brand Yarn under the direction of Milton Glaser. She makes a hobby of wearing nothing new (except undies).

She blogs at LuckySoAndSo.com about design, consumption and color.

More profile about the speaker
Jessi Arrington | Speaker | TED.com