home alone ;
Thursday, January 22, 2009 // 1:11 AM
Sorry Puan Azura as i have not been updating my blog. As you've noticed, i've been sick with high fever, a cold, a cough and a probably mild case of tonsilitis. I can't really talk about fashion do's and don'ts of other people as i've been cooped up alone in my room for the past week. However, this may sound ridiculous, but how about fashionable home clothes? Clothes that you won't feel embarrassed about when a friend stops by.
Fashion friendly home clothes.
1. The most important would be:
Even a girl should learn to sleep in them as they're really comfortable and airy for hot nights. We live in Malaysia, not the United Kingdom.
2. Next, the tank top!
3. I think everyone should own atleast a pair of sweats.
They're really nice to sleep in on colder nights, you could use them to dance, or do to grocery shopping with a pair of slippers when you're not feeling your best or if you're not out to look great and they're also really handy in colder countries. I go to canada ALOT.and sweats are really handy and nice tucked into uggs or home booties which is coming up soon. (:
cute and they're especially cute if you've got a little more cha-ching. in other words, money.
Juicy Couture makes the nicest tracksuits. hopefully i'll get a picture of one of them up soon. (:
5. Band Tees!
now personally, i find band tees the best investment EVER. i am wearing one right now, as we speak. (type). I am currently wearing one from Fall Out Boy which i purchased in Canada a couple of years ago.
Why they're beyond awesome:
1. They aren't so expensive
2. They show other people what kind of music you're into.
3. You get to support your favourite bands
4. You can wear them anywhere! To sleep, at home, even out!. A band tee tucked into a high waisted pencil skirt with black tights and heels would look almost formal in this glamourous rocker kindda way. In simpler words, i love band tees and i practically collect them.
6. THE BEST FASHION AT HOME ESSENTIAL
This is the last but definitely not the least. I'm not sure if anyone in malaysia would actually require one but i have a couple due to my frequent travelling. SHOESOCKS! they are the best creations ever. it is basically a sock with a sole so that it can be used to walk around outdoors without feeling completely gross.
These white booties can be purchased in Topshop and it also comes in grey.
And that's it. I hope i get on my bootie-covered feet soon enough. (:
fashion do's of the day ;
Saturday, January 17, 2009 // 5:16 PM
Despite being sick, i had to go to Bangsar to pick my laptop back up from the shop, as i had to update the software. So basically, my laptop is awesome right now. so while i was in Bangsar, i did what i usually do, i look at fashion do's and dont's. Personally, i don't think rich equals to being fashionable. someone who has a moderate amount of money can be still be fashionable. sometimes people with alot of money tend to over do their clothes. they think as long as its Chanel or Dior it goes. WRONG.
and sometimes, usually teenagers wear whats 'in' or what is cool for the moment. and i look down upon such things. we are teenagers. we aren't supposed to follow the trends, we're supposed to make them. following trends are for the older women, those 'datin's who wear whats in or whats expensive. ergh.
Reminder: Teenagers DO NOT follow trends. We set them.
So, back to my story. i saw many outfits that i really liked and some that were horrendous and just screamed "I HAVE MONEY AND NO STYLE" . :D
While Daddy and i were having a drink in Starbucks, we saw this one lady going up the escalator in a horrid looking dark green sundress. and I was like "OH MY GOD"
and my dad obviously read my mind and he asked me why that woman was wearing her pyjamas to the mall. and worst still, it was touching the floor and she was wearing SNEAKERS! it was all wrong. haha. if you want to wear a long dress, it would be better if it didnt drag across the floor. First
of all, this is Malaysia and you never know exactly what you're dragging that lovely dress of yours across. Second,
we are asians. We aren't exactly the tallest people on the planet. A dress that lifts off the ground would give us more height. And trust me, i know all about adding height. ahem. haha. A dress that stops around the ankles would be perfect. Third
, the colour was fine, but it was the way her dress fit around her that made it look slightly "trashy", literally. A dress that is tighter around the bodice or the waist would make your figure look nicer especially if its a long dress. Fourth
, sneakers do NOT go with that dress unless you opt for white converses or keds. Slippers e.g. Havaianas, sandals e.g. Ipanema and even gladiator sandals would look WAAAYY better with that sort of dress.
I also saw something that i REALLY loved. While i was at starbucks, this around 40 year old woman came in. and she was REALLY in style while not trying to hard and i really appreciated that. i mean, we were in bangsar, and she was probably just grocery shopping so she obviously wasnt trying to look her best. yet she was really fashionable. she was wearing a plain white t shirt. ( which is fashionable all on its own),
some cute white wedges, a big black bag, and jeans. but it was her jeans that really caught my eye. The way she wore them. simple and easy yet PURE GENIUS.
i once saw Katie Holmes in something like that and it just hit me.
I officially love folded to the ankle man jeans. It is so cute and effortless. So if you ever buy a pair of jeans of the wrong size, don't send it back or send it for re-tailoring. just fold them to your ankle, and VOILA! it's a fashion trend. :D It looks great with flats, and sandals like Katie Holmes, and it even looked good with heels, example by the woman i saw today, and im guessing it'll look good with a pair of Keds or Converses.
Next outfit i saw. was..indescribable. for those larger woman out there. PLEASE DO NOT WEAR TIGHT CLOTHING
. i beg of you. Some people call it love handles, i call it muffin top. but this woman i saw was more like, hippo in a can. so...
Note : Dress according to your body.
Last outfit, is a question of taste, but i really liked it. Graphic tee tucked into a high waisted pencil skirt. I LOVE.
Something like this but the t shirt wasn't plain and more graphic-ish. Think Topshop tees.
and last but not least, there was this huge argument about a high waisted skirt that Misha Barton once wore. and I think the people who disliked the outfit were people of the erm. older generation. Frankly, i think she pulls it off. not only is she super tall but she is also young. and the newer generation is all about starting new fashion statements. And i really LOVE her skirt. Red is the new black.
i thought i lost my phone ;
Friday, January 16, 2009 // 12:09 AM
So today, right after my cheerleading tryouts, i had to rush to tuition along with many fellow classmates of mine. A few of us were forced to be stuffed in Mei Jing's car and thank god the air conditioner was on as a "few people" had not taken their bath after a fierce game of football. haha.
fortunately, i sat next to farah, and later on sat next to Audrey ong in the car. while i was in the car, i thought back about where i had put my phone. i remember taking it out of my Liverpool
bag and placing it on the bench in the toilet and yet the phone was no where in my hands. thats when i started to panic. i seriously thought i had lost my phone. during that time of chaos, i suddenly thought of what phone i would want to get if i really did lose my phone. and thats when it hit me.
at that precise moment, i really really wanted the LG, PRADA phone.
it has a really cool touch screen, it has those slide into keyboard panels and i totally love PRADA!
honestly i don't care what this phone does, i just want it. And i hear its pretty decently priced :D
to me, this phone is a MUST-BUY. to all those fashion crazy people out there. Blackberries are for work! Iphones are all talk and no..well. nothing actually.
feel free to cbox me the pros and cons to this phone. and does anyone know if it stores music, and if it accepts wifi?
oh and in the end, i didn't lose my phone.
"click, click, click, click flash, flash"
fashion quotes of the day ;
Monday, January 12, 2009 // 11:44 PM
Here are a few quotes by people who are famous in the fashion industry. eventhough these quotes may not apply to us, i found them inspiring and hopefully, you'd enjoy them too.
Fashions fade, style is eternal.Yves Saint Laurent
If you are not in fashion, you are nobody.Lord Chesterfield
Elegance is a question of personality, more than one's clothing.Jean-Paul Gaultier
Only great minds can afford a simple
When in doubt, wear red.Bill Blass
I don't do fashion, I am
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.Henry David Thoreau
Fashion is made to become unfashionable.Coco Chanel
The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.William Shakespeare
Much Ado About Nothing, 3. 3
already - bought 1 ;
Sunday, January 11, 2009 // 1:41 PM
second possstttt! (: wait am i even allowed to write it like that? nevermind then. so as some of you know, every year i go to canada. and every year i go absolutely crazy at the boxing day sales. now obviously i did not take pictures of everything i bought so here are pictures of the things i got. some of them are pretty accurate and some are the real thing.
Black Uggs. i know people really dislike uggs but you have to admit that they're REALLY comfy. and obviously, i only wear them in Vancouver. i don't even wear them in Whistler cause they don't go too well with the snow. and they also look super good when worn with sweats.
4. New Black Boots from The North Face.
5. A white knitted top from Zara.
That would be the one i wore last night to Wen Lin's farewell party. you may see it once the facebook photos are up.
6. Black sweater also from Zara.
7. a Bang- On tee with Count Dracula and the words "Free Hugs" on it.
8. a Replacement red tote.
Red Leather bag by Alexandra Jordan.
9. Heavily printed hoodie.
10. Gap skinny jeans.
11. New Ski Jacket.
12. New White Snowboarder Helmet.
and i think that's about it for now.
To Buy for Next Canada trip:
1. Zebra or Leopard Print flats.
I'd pretty much like to own all these shoes. :D
2. Skullcandy headphones
these are just, wow.
that's it for now.
first post ;
// 12:52 PM
To everyone reading this right now, this happens to be my second blog. This blog happens to be part of my academic school work. So you may realize a change in the way i blog as my english in the posts will have to be correct, suitable for all ages, and of course proper.
First of all, i will not be talking about my personal life as my English teacher Puan Azura said that i can talk about whatever i like in this blog. So, i will be talking about Fashion. Ever since i was a little girl, i wanted to be a fashion designer but because of a lecture from my dad and years of discourage, i will now be planning to have a degree in Law. but after the law degree, i may go back to my roots since i have had a back up plan incase things in the fashion world does not work out for me.
I will not only talk about what to wear, but also what NOT to wear, common mistakes, to-buys, already-bought and etc.
hi Puan Azura. :D