Category Archives: Look of The Day

I could be anyone I want to be.. when I play dress up. :)

[LOTD] A Thing for Spring!

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Hello! i know its Fall now but in singapore, everyday is summer. So we just have to go with the humidity, our moods, and whats trending in blogshopping-o-sphere.

Here’s my LOTD some months back, when i had Dim Sum with Syd at Raffles hotel, Lei Garden šŸ™‚ The food was great btw.

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Top: Adele floral bustier top in White from Flair Closet
Bottom: NEVERFULL EMBROIDERED DENIM SKIRT IN LIGHT WASH from A For Arcade

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this skirt comes in dark denim wash as well. and the flowers on the skirt is embroidery sewn on! how detailed is that. i love apparels that are well made as they make a lot of difference in the shape and overall look of one person.
I love this playful skirt and i can wear it with most of my tops, tucked or untucked.

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It features a metal button at the back, like your typical denim jeans opening.
best part is …
NO IRONING REQUIRED HAHA
The denim is thick and structured which keeps the flare look in check

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was trying to act emo for this shot since i borrowed SYd’s red lipstick which is really rich in pigments and major love.
i think with my fair skin n black looking hair it kena reminds me of snow white ē™½é›Ŗ公äø» wahaha ļ¼

[LOTD] Weekend basics

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What i love about weekends is that i can wear my most comfortable clothes head to toe, and of cos not compromising on style when im out with my girls!

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Top: White basic Zara Tank

Outerwear: Navy Blue Mango Casual cropped cardigan

Bottom: Pink floral skorts from Uniqlo

Shoes: DMK ballet flats

i totally adore Zara’s basic tank fabric, it feels so smooth and rich and the quality adds a classy touch to any outfit. they always sell out fast in size S and i managed to get this 2 mths back. it has been a staple in my work and off work outfits since.

I also love the mini cardigan from Mango. I swear they make one of the best cardigans. they always keep me warm and do not compromise on comfort unlike other brands i feel. others are either too stiff or not warm enough.

My skin loves the softness of this cardi that i bought 2 more.

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Best part is short cardis are perfect for dressy outfits as those full length ones tend to make the look baggy, and spoils the silouette of the dress.

as seen below. circa july 2012

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Another favourite of mine these few weeks is this Uniqlo skorts. it looks like a skirt but its sewn in the center so its a shorts too.

its fully lined underneath and both materials in and out are super silky! i think from this photo you can see the brightness of this becos the light can really reflect on this unique satinny material. not just the normal stiff satin, this is thicker and silkier!

i am not a skirt person on weekends so this is perfect for chilling out over weekends and i dont have to worry about how i cross my legs.

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what can i say, a pair of nude flats is essential in every girls shoerack!

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[LOTD] Floral Inspiration

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Good sunday all šŸ™‚

I attended a wedding lunch and dinner recently and here’s my outfit.

the ceremony was held outdoors under a beautiful tree so i try to go for a floral look.

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Camilla and Belle Dress in Steel Lavender from SMOOCH – $40
Bag – Bata $30+
Shoes – Bata $15

Featuring duo straps on one side of the shoulder, the beauty of theĀ Camilla and Belle DressĀ lies in its skirt. Akin to an artwork, beautifulĀ floral appliques with lace inserts within are carefully sewn onto the skirt portion of the dress. The floral appliques goes beyond the hemline of the skirt, allowing one to admire the sheer beauty of the appliques in completion. The cutting of theĀ Camilla and Belle DressĀ flatters the body with its slouchy top and bodycon skirt.

Don’t you think this dress is lovely?

A photo from the ceremony:
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It fits me really well except that the duo straps keep falling off and is not here not there, so it does feel like im wearing it wrong sometimes. as you can see above, the nearer strap is too close to my neck and the further strap is too far.

I am really pleased with the quality of the patchwork and got many praises from friends šŸ™‚
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as i have short hair now, im not sure what to do with it but accessorise.
Thankfully, i have a matching flower hair clip from H&M, to complete the look
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Make up that day is simple, i try to do more highlights and contouring on my face.
and pairing with my favourite pink lipstick for a girly look
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However, i am really upset with the time i waited for backorder of this dress.
i ordered on 31 Jan as backorder, and only got it last week of June!!
There was only 1 update sent in May that the dress would be ready in June. so there was 4 mths of waiting for the first update.

ON 15 June – i emailed them for an update without knowing it was updated to sent on 14 June -they replied me saying it was sent out on 14th as well

On 20 June i have not got it so i email them again and they said it was sent on 18 June so i should be getting it soon. (ok…… i thought THEY said it was sent on 14?)

so i was really disappointed with this experience.. i hope you girls will not face the same issue like me when you buy there.

[LOTD] My SummerXJap Outfit

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Hello guys, hope your weekend was great!

Here’s an outfit i put together for a day out with my girlfriends on a weekend.

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Grey star studded sweater top: H&M

Pastel blue flowery skorts: Lowry’s Farm

Shoes: Forever 21

Although its always hot in summary singapore, but i still prefer to wear long sleeves top sometimes because the air conditioning indoors can be really cold sometiems!

especially in the cinema.

and also im afraid of chilling weather.

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i love the off shoulder cut which makes it a lil atypical.

the silver star studs give its a rocker chick feel which adds more oomph to any outfit.

my favourite part of this top is the ultra long sleeves which are tapers at the ends so its tighter and gives its a more too-cool-for-school look. LOLOL.

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the skorts from Lowry’s farm was on sale and looks really jappy on the manequin so i gave it a shot.
its elastic banded at the waist with a drawstring which is not revealed here cos of my top. i have also paired it with a laced top to show the details of the waist.
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finally a good shot! haha.
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have a good sunday all, you can follow me on instagram @dancerinadream for more photos of clothes and food. =D

[LOTD] Monochromes are back

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Yes, monochromes are big this season. here’s how i try to pull off a black and white outfit in the hot weather.

Black cut out sleeved Top: Topshop preloved from Sherlyn Chan
Rose canvas print bottom: Thread Theory $28.50
Shoes: Forever 21

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I love how the cooling material of the top which is perfect for our hot weather.

My wardrobe are usually domnitated with colours and seldom have any blacks/whites but i do have a substantial amt of monos for easy matching and dont-want-to-fuss days

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the rose prints adds a touch of elegance to this ensemble dont you think? for my first printed pants, this is not to over the top and i recommend anyone whom wants to try out printed pants this structured canvas pants.
Perfect for dress down Fridays too šŸ™‚

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the cobalt blue of this shoes gives the whole outfit a tiny burst of brightness, with a similar matching print as the pants.
the loafers looking top of the shoes adds a vintage look and feel which is love!

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[LOTD] Channeling My Inner Duchess

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It’s strange how one’s sense of aesthetics change as we grow older. I used to love the funky high street styles for its bold choices of prints, colours and the general sense of adventure. Maybe it had to do with my dancing days in university. In the recent years, one of my current style icons is none other than the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine Middleton. The 20 year old me might have been surprised.

Her sartorial choices are always sensible, flattering and never matronly. She won’t be winning any awards for the most creative dress sense but definitely reigns high in the fashion charts worldwide.

Taken from US Weekly – Copy Kate Middleton’s Style for Less http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-style/news/copy-kate-middletons-style-for-less-2012274

Here’s my take on Duchess fashion, of course for less.

 

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Floral sleeved shift dress – H&M

Suede wedges – Timberland

White leather clutch – Coach Japan

Of course, what I needed to finish the look is the signature to-die-for curls. šŸ˜¦

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Making up my lack of royalty and bouncy curls with the colour of royalty and a mega-watt smile

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A closer look at my outfit’s details. I love the watercolour-esque prints of this dress and it’s oh-so-comfy. Not to mention, it’s a dream for a laundry nut – machine wash and no ironing needed! This is one of my favourite work dresses too.

Hope you like this outfit as much as I do. I look forward to do more LOTD inspired by the Duchess again.

[LOTD] A Walk in the Park – Color Blocking

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Hello everyone!
I’m into bright clean colors recently and cobalt blue is the perfect safe color to try. Was abit of a regret cos it was so hot (and humid) that day to really enjoy myself. Going through the pics I realise I wasn’t smiling in any of them too!

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Missypixie top, Triselle jeggings, Tangs Studio slingback heels, clutch from FEP, Gorjana bangle, belt frm Isetan

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