Post colonial China. That was how I felt walking in Merchant Lane, a cafe right at the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The first thing I mumbled to myself upon walking through the entrance with my colleagues was 'OOTD guys!'. Sigh. How social media has evolved right? It is all about taking the perfect picture and posting up on Instagram, or finding the newest cafes in town from Facebook or any other Instagrammer's feed to be exact. Let me put things into perspective for you. The word 'insta' or 'OOTD' happen to be actual words used in writing or verbally these days. A decade ago, none of these existed.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Friday, August 12, 2016
MANGO TOP ⏐ LEMAIRE FOR UNIQLO SKIRT ⏐ ZARA PLATFORMS ⏐ VINTAGE AIGNER BAG
I have the tendency to get things that either crinkle very easily, or require dry clean. I ask myself why. Silk especially. I don't know when this mild fascination for silk started (perhaps from the Wilfred line at Aritzia) but it is not going away in the long run. This Mango silk top was off rack with heavy mark down, I figured I would be a fool not to bring it home. $15 for silk and it is new.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
VINTAGE TOP ⏐ ONE TEASPOON SHORTS ⏐ TOPSHOP SLIDERS ⏐ MANSUR GAVRIEL BAG
I believe in dressing well for all occasions, and this means the poolside as well. This $3 vintage top I picked up from charity is perhaps vintage thrifting at its very best. It has this 'neo-classical gone casual' theme going on, and is made of the crème de la crème of all cottons à la the Egyptian. The leather Topshop knotted sliders at 25% off staff discount were a good alternative to Isabel Marant's version.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
SURPRISE, BUT NOT A SURPRISE ⏐ Pre-birthday, the beau decided to surprise me with a staycation in the city. It ended up a failed surprise because the confirmation email of the booking came to me instead of him. Men. Despite the 'pretty face palm' situation, it was a real sweetheart of him to do so because surprises happen to be a rare commodity in our relationship. Perhaps I secretly hate surprises due to my very detail oriented, uptight nature. Who knows?
Villa Samadhi, Persiaran Madge
PS150, Petaling Street
Mandi Mandi, Villa Samadhi
Fuego, Troika Sky Dining
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
MONKI TOP ⏐ RAG & BONE JEANS ⏐ ZARA HEELS
Friday, August 5, 2016
BEYOND THE VINES TOP ⏐ BEYOND THE VINES SKIRT ⏐ PROENZA SCHOULER BAG ⏐ ZARA HEELS
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Monday, August 1, 2016
F BLOCK BLOUSE ⏐ BANANA REPUBLIC PANTS ⏐ NELISSA HILLMAN SANDALS (HERE) ⏐ VINTAGE SALVATORE FERRAGAMO BAG
“Identity stems from your ownself and not from others. People might put you down sometimes or sometimes they might even forget you when they succeed. But you, yourself know the greatness in you and you too will succeed far greater. It is all about perseverance, determination, constant progression, some creativity and defintely luck.”
Sunday, July 31, 2016
Saturday, July 30, 2016
ZARA CAMISOLE ⏐ ZARA SKIRT ⏐ VERO MODA MULES ⏐ VINTAGE SALVATORE FERRAGAMO BAG
I believe friends who have lunch together during the weekends, stay friends forever. Also, good friends contribute to any OOTD requests and also join in the fun. Last Saturday was fun because that happened. Brunch at a new hotspot was an hour wait. So while we were at it, fooling around the sidewalks with our phones were somewhat productive to say the least.