POST COLONIAL CHINA

Thursday, August 18, 2016

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ZARA TOP  ⏐  ZARA PANTS ⏐ MASSIMO DUTTI GHLIES ⏐ VINTAGE SALVATORE FERRAGMO BAG

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. 
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KNOTS ARE STILL GOING STRONG

Monday, August 15, 2016

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FINERY DRESS  

Regardless of whether it is still in the trend radar or no, I am definitely still keeping my knots apparel at the front of the closet. I have been loving it as a kid, and I am not going to stop now. 

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UNINTENTIONAL CRINKLY

Friday, August 12, 2016

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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. 

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DRESSED FOR A STAYCATION

Thursday, August 11, 2016

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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. 

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SURPRISE, SURPRISE.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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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?


STAY:
Villa SamadhiPersiaran Madge

DRINK:
PS150Petaling Street

EAT:
Mandi MandiVilla Samadhi
Fuego, Troika Sky Dining
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WORKING IT #MONKISTYLE

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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MONKI TOP  ⏐  RAG & BONE JEANS  ZARA HEELS 

Just the other day, I told the beau that I was dressing down. It was 8.45am and I was defintely late for work. I applied the final coat of Kat Von D lip paint on my lips and ran down the stairs, being met with a sceptical statement from him, "This is your version of being dressed down?''  Men!
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I AM WHAT I AM. I AM WHAT I WEAR.

Friday, August 5, 2016

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BEYOND THE VINES TOP   BEYOND THE VINES SKIRT ⏐  PROENZA SCHOULER BAG ⏐  ZARA HEELS 

“I am what I am. I am what I wear." I came across this quote the other day and find it rather quite meaningful. You, yourself carry how you want to be and what you wear reflects how you want to be. In other words, you are your one true self. #deepthoughts

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THIS IS ME

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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THE FIFTH DRESS  ⏐ CHANEL BAG  

“I like things in order, and coherent. When I see things out of proportions or clashed colors, it frustrates me a lot. I like to decorate, and everything in sight must be placed accordingly. I have a mild OCD. This is me. ”

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IDENTITY

Monday, August 1, 2016

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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.”
 
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DECEIVER

Sunday, July 31, 2016

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A two bedroom apartment in downtown New York.

I like to see myself as a decorator, a beautifier, a curator or maybe simply a visual deceiver. I have this tendency to make photos of certain interiors look good which in reality isn't. Have I found my true calling? #dream

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OF WEEKEND PAST

Saturday, July 30, 2016

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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.

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