Wednesday, August 9, 2017


You are cordially invited to attend a thanksgiving party.
Kindly come in your best Deep Purple Dress!
Yes, let's be original ladies & gentlemen.
Let's stay away from B&W first as we're approaching the holiday season soon.
So what do birthday parties, wedding receptions & costume parties have in common?
They all have a theme, a motif, a dress code!

So let me share with you 5 types of people you can meet in a party.
You can tell their personalities by simply looking at the kind of outfit they're sporting.
The devil really is in the details so have fun mingling with your kind of crowd:
1. The "It Girl" or "Blair Waldorf" Look

Embroidered Long Sleeve Velvet Dress 

Nothing is ever too dressy for the "IT Girls".
It's always better to be over dressed than under dressed. Duh.

2. The "Let's Get This Over With" or The Shy Type
Hooded African Style Midi Dress

Dress down or do the hoodie look. 
Standing out from the crowd is just not my thing. It's better to just blend in.

3. The "Femme Fatale" or "Strip Tease" Look

Velvet Criss Cross Zip Short Formal

Let their imagination work.
Be sexy yet sophisticated ; sensual but not trashy!

4. The "Homey" or "Plain Jane" type

Cricket Long Sleeve Knitted Sweater

Any comfortable purple outfit would do.
I'm more important than my outfit so who cares?

5. The "I Didn't Get The Memo Look " or "Feeling VIP"

Colorful Dot Print Plunge Bodycon Dress

Why be a follower when I can be a trendsetter?
I'm still wearing a shade of purple & the colors of the rainbow!
Remember that if you're a guest, be sure to come in your Best Dark Purple Dress! 
We have a dress code so best to follow it.
If not, you're most probably not part of my guest list!
You wouldn't want people staring at you for being kill joy or a party crasher, right?

Your Host,

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Thursday, August 3, 2017


This sweater weather makes us feel oh so lazy. T-shirt, blue jeans and a cardigan may be the default choice at this time of the year, but why be boring when your look can be so much interesting? Say goodbye to your Plain Jane look and hello to your Modern Barbie peg. How? Just say it with a maxi!
I just love how fun & stylish my Romwe Two Tone Shift Dress is. Who would have thought that a grey-orange color combination would look this stunning? The shade of orange is so cheerful and inviting that no gloomy weather can dampen your spirits. Lovin' the bold yet playful vibe this OOTD brings! 
Like the yin & yang, which strikes a powerful balance, this eye-catching combo is bold yet subtle in every way too. The vertical stripes makes you look tall, instantly elongating your body. Best of all, the color scheme is so original that you’ll make heads turn as you walk by. Yes, neutral colors can make you look dull at times so feel free to experiment and splash more colors into your wardrobe. You never want to look predictable, right?

However, if you really prefer sporting a basic look, why not try wearing something two-toned just like my outfit? Trust me, this is the simplest way to make the most boring girl stand out. Two-toned outfits are very eye-catching 'cause most play with a dark-light color combination. When worn right, they can in fact give you a very flattering figure.

Maxis have that instant ‘Look at Me’ effect. I don’t agree when people say that maxis are a no-no for us petite girls. Truth is, I love sporting maxis because they can disguise so much of our insecurities. Take for instance, if you weren't able to shave your legs for your date night, maxis are your best bet. If you feel bloated from your lunch and you have a party to attend to at night, a maxi can instantly cover your belly with its flowy and breezy material. Trust me, no one would ever notice you’ve become bigger. There’s a reason why preggies usually opt to wear maxis aside from these being flexible and stylish.
Shoes can make or break an outfit so choose something fashionable yet comfortable. Nude stilettos, strappy wedges or caged block heels would be the best pair of footwear for your maxi dress. The extra height boosts my confidence, making me feel ready to conquer the world with a bang and not a painful pang. Flats are not advisable unless you're already model tall. Maxis are and will always be the ‘dress for all seasons and all reasons.’
I just love how flirtatious and stylish maxis look. It's so easy to wear that there's no need to mix 'n match. You can never feel over dressed nor under dressed with this one. And to complete my look, I usually cinch my waist with a belt to accentuate my curves more. Proportion is key to get that slim elongated look. Picture perfect! Thanks to my ROMWE OOTD.
Now that you know my A-lister secret, it's upto you if you want to recreate my look. If, however, you’re not the belt type of girl, you can opt to give your outfit an extra ‘oomph’ factor by wearing dangling accessories. A tassel or feather earring would be perfect to spice up your boho chic. Yes, cool and very laid back effect.

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