Monday, August 24, 2015

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I get the point of why so many of my peers fell in love with Melbourne. Sure, there is the insane coffee culture which is the epitome of the city's pride, the multicultural food scene, the very laid back lifestyle and the mild non-subzero weather. But the question is, is it worth the constant visitations back to the city? I may be bias, but I definitely understands its appeal. For one, I did really enjoy South Melbourne. Perhaps its due to its neighbourhood appeal and the local market. Basically, I spent the rest of the days in Melbourne before my departure taking brief strolls along the alleys, overdosing on chai lattes, and immersing myself with the local scene. As overrated as it might seem, walking through the Hoisier Lane Street Art was an experience; not as curated as the Balmy Alley Murals but definitely a showcase of the local art scene.

Little Rogue Cafe12 Drewery Lane

Chez DreCoventry Street
Chin ChinFlinders Lane 
Huxtaburger, Collins Street
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Sunday, August 23, 2015

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L'Occitane En Provence Divine Program  Melvita Nectar Supreme range 

"The L'Occitane Divine Progam main focus is to brighten, smoothen and tone the skin."
"The Melvita Nectar Supreme cream is a  tiny pink pot of organic goodness with an aim to smoothes, illuminates and hydrates the skin."

Recently, I was fortunate to receive a personalized introduction of the L'Occitane 28-day Divine Program and the Melvita Nectar Supreme range during a luncheon. Preliminary results from various well-known individuals fare extremely well, and I am very excited to start trying this complimentary range of skincare. Packed with heavy duty organic ingredients, I am certain both ranges used together is a winning combination, provided that my skin is able to handle the richness of the creams and oils.

EPILOGUE: To be continued...
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Saturday, August 22, 2015

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Morning are meant to be pleasant, and filled with all the good things that will come in the day ahead. Starting off with a good meal of appetizing and visually appealing bowl of muesli definitely helps. Come to think about it, I have not eaten a bowl of muesli in awhile. Growing up as a kid, it was a near daily staple and it reminded me how much I actually enjoyed it, especially with a thick slab of Greek yogurt. 
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Friday, August 21, 2015

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Irresistable Me 

Ever since I decided to chop off my hair and go short, the situation I have with my hair is a love and a hate. Sometimes, I would yearn for it to be long with the bed head waves that I would like to associate with. I always associate longer hair with versatility, intentionally not acknowledging its very high maintenance care. For a person that's extremely low maintenance in caring for her hair, it's my worst nightmare. Good thing is I am certain I have found the perfect solution to this. TEMPORARY HAIR EXTENSIONS PEOPLE!

The lovely people from Irresistible Me sent me a box of these custom made extensions and they are amazing especially for a glamorous night out. The extensions come in various shades, thickness and quality and are perfect for anyone who want a quick change overnight. Basically the extensions give you the versatility of going long or short. Now I really do miss my longer hair times. 
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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Eightslate top   ⏐  One Teaspoon shorts   ⏐   Kenzo clutch   ⏐   Zara sandal heels

There is this undeniable truth that I have a penchant for all things bell sleeves as of late. One hundred percent non practical during meal times, but one hundred percent increase in the looking glamorous department. Nothing better than a good old fashioned white top with a major tweak at the sleeves. 
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Sunday, August 16, 2015

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Merchant's Lane
Sri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur

Communal tables are getting more common these days in this part of town. I am fine with the concept of communal tables but truthfully, I never really enjoyed them especially in a cafe sitting. Sports bar and bars in general, yes. Cafes, no. I still enjoyed my personal space especially during breakfast/ brunch hours. It is too early to have all these noises from your surroundings swarmed at you. 

So imagine getting seated at a packed communal table, and when people starting to leave, you are left with a sparse one. Best feeling for that brief moment.
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Thursday, August 13, 2015

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Forever 21 trench  ⏐  C/meo Collective dress  ⏐  Kenzo clutch  ⏐  Jeffrey Campbell heels

Autumn season is upon the Northern hemisphere. Hence, the trench. But since I am residing near the equator, it is practically the summer season all year round. Sometimes it is frustrating in terms of everyday-dressing issue, because all you want to do is be in shorts and a very breathable top. Trust me, if I can be likewise, hallelujah. However, my too unfortunate uptight self will not let me do that because I believe in dressing with some effort. 

I was heading out for dinner and I chose this lightweight trench as the perfect cover up. Something to pair with the little white dress I was in. Also, maybe reason being the dress needs to be taken in a little and the trench was the perfect distraction. Of course, I have no patience to wait two weeks to wear that dress for a dinner occasion. 
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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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Aesthetics vs. Fundamentals. 

Thoughts:  Currently,  I am handling a project which is sort of an outsource service. Consultancy services perhaps? If you would ask me how the company fares, multinational and all, it is unfortunate that it is extremely inefficient in terms of management. The office, however, has a million dollar view and surroundings. Think working at your desk, looking out at the lush gardens on the 20th floor.
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