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Tag: streetstyle

  My mum often asks why I dress up “just to go downtown”,  especially in a pair of thick jeans in sweltering 30°C heat.  To me, my style of the day simply reflects the mood I am in, rather than its appropriateness.   I wonder how I would describe the mood that made me style my self-designed shirt… Read More »

  In the summer and tropical heat, you would normally care about wearing less than dressing up.  But what if you want to dress up to look feminine and stylish in something which is also easy and convenient to wear?  How to find a staple piece that you can wear over and over again? How… Read More »

  I looove sleeping – the feeling is simply amazing. I like the cocooning feeling of lying on your comfy bed, slowly falling asleep and waking up to a new morning after a nice dream. The bed and bedtime is a place/moment I feel secure, calm and good. Yet, I hate the idea of sleeping… Read More »

  How can you tell visitors from the locals in Singapore? Temperatures hover above 28°C most days and humidity smacks you in the face at 80+%, yet you see many people in long-sleeves – yes they are the locals. Tourists do not mind getting drenched in perspiration visiting the outdoor sites. Locals seek the comfort… Read More »

Finding My Rhythm…

  It’s been a bit more than a month since I arrived in Singapore.  Some of you still wonder what I am doing over here.  In my thirst to discover new places, I always wanted to explore and learn more about business in this part of the world.   How has it been so far?… Read More »

Casual Leather

  All leather looks too “rock n’roll” and even provocative if tight-fitting. True? Not really. It is possible to have all leather as a casual wear. Leather pants keep you warm and stylish in winter. I slipped into mine before knowing how I would match it. I thought of something simple, like a black top.… Read More »

  2017 will be a year of discovery and adventure for me –  I have just arrived in Singapore to celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Rooster (or fire chicken say some) and …stay for a year!  Why Singapore?   I am half-Singaporean and I travel here every year to visit my big extended family… Read More »

  I wish I had the talent to write. But that is far from the case.  My head is a mishmash of ideas which I fail to organize in nicely written paragraph. Yes, I have a message I want to share but it often gets side-tracked or mixed up with other ideas. As I write this post, I am like “oh but what was the point of this intro” ?  Fortunately I like to have all my articles… Read More »

  I don’t do detox to lose weight.  We know extreme diets do not work. You may lose up to 3 kgs over a 5-day regime but you end up “eating your frustration away” and  put on even more weight.  Nor do I detox for the popularly believed but scientifically unproven benefits on the body. … Read More »

  I was very happy when I received my new La Redoute pencil skirt a few weeks ago. It wasn’t easy to find a good design that was also comfortable with a good fit of the right length.  I decided to wear it to the HEAD show in Geneva as guest of MAC cosmetics. I… Read More »