Monthly Archives: December 2012

LOTD – Oriental Chic

Standard

Was out for tea with my fellow contributors quite some time ago and decided to dress up in a somewhat different manner.

Syd mentioned I was pretty experimental in my sartorial choices and I have to agree. Until I hit the dreaded 30s, I would continue to play around with my fashion styles.

Here’s my look of the day.

P1140797

Kimono wrap dress – H&M Conscious Collection

Suede caged heels – BATA

Black ceramic watch – Skagen (previously featured)

Floral hair tie – Helen

P1140784

Was also dressed for my sister-in-law’s 21st birthday party so the outfit served dual purpose. I loved the drapes of the dress, how it is modest yet it exudes a classiness and stands out on its own. It needs minimal accessories and a loose bun serves to make the outfit more polished.

P1140809P1140814

Here’s a cuppa to a new year ahead! Cheers!

Advertisements

[LOTD] Girly Girl – Stripes & Skater

Standard

Hey everyone! It’s the holiday season…and in Singapore, it means it’s been raining alot. The slight dipped in temperature had me pulling out my sweater but it’s still not cool enough to warrant a typical fall/winter getup.
P1140871Missypixie stripped sweater, Triselle.com skater skirt, Pazzion peeptoe wedges, Balenciaga bag

P1140874Frankly, I felt weird when I lef the house cos this is not my usual style..Somehow I think it turn out better than I had imagined πŸ™‚

P1140881

P1140882

P1140875

See ya next year!

xx

[LOTD] winter look!

Standard

Hello hows everyone?

weather is cold here in korea and hope those living in temperate countries in winter now to stay warn and health.

Im blogging from my iphone so will keep this short and sweet.

Im on vacation and its my first holiday on winter time! Its -10 degree outside and i wore like 3 layers of top and bottoms.

Here is my look today

20121227-230059.jpg

Coat from ASOS – borrowed
Scarf – ASOS 5 pounds?
Jeans from levis- present from Syd!
Fur cuffs which i used as mittens – ASOS like 2 pounds
Winter socks with pom poms – ASOS 3 pounds?
Ugg boots
Ear muffs- Daiso $2 SGD

20121227-230407.jpg

In my opinion, 5 degree, 0, -5 or -10 is the same feeling – cold!!

Take care and i cant wait to review the stuff i used and bought here in korea.

[LOTD] Playing with Pastels

Standard

for this LOTD i put in more effort in make up, as well as tried my OCC lip tar in Memento which was so raved about.

i love how it made my lips so pink and pretty.
P1140769
P1140820

Top: $6 i think from Bangkok
Skirt: TCL Symphony Fishtail Skirt in Pastel Yellow from TheClosetLover
Flats: $7.90 from DMK

P1140772
i think fishtails are so interesting and pretty. can you see that its pleated as well?
and i love yellow, so was so happy to get this!

hopefully i’ll get the chance to wear it more often.
P1140782

Truffs – Cafe & Chocolate Atelier

Standard

Indulge in some quality chocolate today..for serious choco-holics only!

This jolly season, Truffs brings back its well-received Christmas Log Cake. A splendid variation of the Truffs Chocolate Cake, this uniquely beautiful Christmas feature is perfect for a good gift and to share at dinners. Moist chocolate sponge cake swiss-rolled with luscious chocolate ganache of premium quality, the Log Cake is finished with a shiny dark clean chocolate glaze. It is then decorated with fresh fruits and chocolate thins.

78254_10151101377451701_15252214_o

Truly elegant, charming, and delicious.

253021_10151095755946701_559558262_n

The Christmas Log Cake weighs approximately 1.4kg and is selling at $85

458313_10151138136276701_368790671_o

Beautifully gift-wrapped for your loved ones

421981_10150509851621701_776340694_n

Or how about a box of their signature truffles?

These dark chocolate truffles are handcrafted with the finest ingredients using traditional French techniques.
55% Γ©quateur dark chocolate
66% antilles dark chocolate
70% honduras dark chocolate

269439_10151079708316701_302297325_n

The clean, simple and classy packaging gets me.

554075_10151083011046701_499594288_n

Chocolatier Teng Ei Liang opened Truffs in September 2009 in a shop house along Telok Ayer Street, as part of his passion for chocolate making, and in sharing the art of chocolate appreciation. His journey began at eight when he accompanied his mother to baking classes. In the process, he grew to love baking and found his way to the famed Le Cordon Bleu in London to enhance his skills. And there, he encountered the traditional art of making chocolate truffles. Enthralled by its natural richness, and inspired by the joy they bring, he started Truffs as a mode to let Singapore savor the richest, most sensuous truffles around.

For more information, check them out here at their facebook page

*pictures courtesy of Truffs

xx

Bellabox December – Xmas edition

Standard

Bellabox is in the spirit of giving this christmas!!

even their box has a snowflake. i cant wait to open it already…
IMG_1385

then i open to see black paper!! so different from the usual pink.. cant wait.
IMG_1393

TAH DAH!!
IMG_1391

description..
IMG_1387

my favourite product (i have not used yet):MEMEME LIP AND CHEEK TINT
IMG_1394
i’ve never used this type of tints before and i cant wait.

#2 favourite: Elizabeth Arden 8 hour cream intensize Moisturizing hand cream
IMG_1395

#3: Marie France Bodyline bodytech intense trim serum
promises to eliminate stubborn cellulite!
IMG_1398

#4: Bellabox eyeshadow brush
IMG_1402

#5: Cellilux deep sea ecret glacial mineral gel mask
IMG_1400

#6: Mememe Nail Polish
IMG_1396
im not a nail person but this colour looks nice and easy for me πŸ™‚

#7: Svenson hair corrective serum
looks like some witch potion right.. i am so lazy at caring for my hair so i think i wont use it
IMG_1401

Random Acts of Kindness

Standard

December is usually a favourite month with most people..it’s the holiday season for many people..kids get a break from school and adults clear their annual leave..and a good number will be celebrating christmas and the new year πŸ™‚

In light of certain events, I’ve decided to do my part to do something nice for complete strangers..

240661173807620410_uumFmi98_b

Here is my proposed list of ideas…
. Pay the order behind me at a drive through
. Leaving parking coupons on windscreens
. Stick a dollar bill in a children’s book at the library
. Buy a giftcard at starbucks/movies and give it to the person behind me
. Stick some coins on a vending machine at the hospital
. Leave a bag of groceries outside someone’s door
. Buy an extra umbrella to give to someone on a rainy day
. Send anonymous flowers to the office receptionist
. Tape an anonymous joke to a colleague’s monitor
. Compliment a stranger sincerely
. Donate my preloved clothes (in good condition) to charity
. Leave a box of stawberries on a colleague’s desk anonymously

…please lemme know if you have ideas to share, i would love to hear them

pay it forward concept illustrated with white chalk drawing on blackboard

And to spread this, I would include a handwritten note to pass on the kindness by paying it forward
πŸ™‚

68328119315995166_rMDMZ1Nk_c

Put a smile on someone’s face today
πŸ™‚

xx