Wednesday, November 12, 2014

From fashion to food to decor to culture, basically nothing in particular but everything, I like some finest to it. Everything down to the details. What can I say? I am a person who appreciates and pays great attention to the most minute details, work non-excluded by the way. Pros and cons. 
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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Recently, I did a major skincare overhaul as I am still trying to figure out the exact skin condition I have. Now that I am back in a humid climate permanently, my skin went into a complete shock. I broke out and my supposedly controlled eczema went haywire. Basically, my skin were not at its best for the time being. Countless samples and trial kits later, I finally found the skincare range that suits me for now. I don't believe in splurging on cleansers and toners, but I do on treatment based products such as serums and oils. For now, I am currently using Aesop's Fabulous Face Oil and Oil Free Facial Hydrating Serum. Both consist of Ylang Ylang which scent I absolutely love. Other than that, I am also using the skincare's Primrose Facial Mask. Quoted by my friends, my complexion is less dull but seemingly more dewy now. AESOP, organic and loving it!
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Cameo The Label dress  ⏐  Chanel bag  ⏐  Zara heels  ⏐  ChloĆ© bracelet
"To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail." - Giorgio Armani

I found this little black dress from Cameo The Label at Fashion Bunker. It is cut well and made well. I must say, the Australians are really stepping up their game and getting their household names known throughout the world. Pair it with a classic bag and a pair of minimalistic heels, I am all ready for a dinner in town. 
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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Sometimes when I am feeling down or need a quick pick me up, I enjoy looking at tastefully curated thing to enlighten my somber mood. Or even better, take pictures of pretty things. Do I feel better after? Yes. But of course it is just a short term resolution. Why? Looking at dopamine induced materials can only get you so far. The underlying cause for feeling somber can only be fixed from within. #philosophicalthoughts
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Thursday, October 30, 2014

My colleague's DIY diablo for Halloween. How cool is that? Maleficent inspired. 
They say all you need is imagination and inspiration to create or recreate. Very true. 
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

BDG tweed blazer  ⏐  Wilfred Free tank  ⏐  Wilfred shorts  ⏐  Elizabeth & James heels  ⏐  Coach bag  ⏐ Daniel Wellington watch  ⏐  Ela Stone accessories 
I am starting to put in an effort to wear more heels to work, although it is often a torture given the fact that most of my heels are 5 inches stilettos. Also, I have a tendency to only procure the most uncomfortable version of a pair of heels; pumps with a narrow heel and pointy-toe without any elevated platform. A whole day in those heels, you will be praying for a pair of flats by sun down. Maybe I should invest in a pair of platforms or wedges instead. 

I used to have this rule of mine whereby I forbid myself to wear heels back to back. I had change my mindset since then. Victoria Beckham made a statement that she can't concentrate in flats. An interesting metaphor since flats win in terms of comfort. Nevertheless, I like how heels contribute to a boost in confidence. Not sure if it applies to the rest of the female population but it does to me. Don't get me wrong,  I still adore my flats and loafers. 
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Thursday, October 16, 2014

During one of the long weekends in October, my girlfriends and I decided to make a pretty impulse trip up to Phuket for some R&R. What supposedly was to practice a three day lifestyle of soaking under the sun was replaced by aromatic massages, manicures-pedicures and walking under the rain in our raincoats. It was a different experience; not chilling by a beach at a beach resort. Thank the lord the Thais are famous for their massages and they were pretty reasonable. I guess instead of getting our tan on, this is more of a self-pampering trip, but way cheaper than the norm. Other activities were mainly indulging in local street food and chilling around a private mansion on a hilltop. 

Things to eat:
Mee Ton Poe Restaurant - serving Hokkien noodles.
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