22. February 2015

TANGELO

Red is the color of prosperity and happiness in Chinese culture, so by default, we wear red to celebrate the lunar new year.  But why not dress in this scrumptious hue of tangerine for a change? It’s fresh, energetic and most importantly, it’s synonymous with auspiciousness in Chinese!

Sunnies: Monki
Dress: Chicwish
Bag: Valentino
Heels: Giuseppe Zanotti

Salmon would be another nice option since “fish”(魚) has the same pronunciation as “surplus”(餘)…a bit far-fetched maybe, but do click in and check out the other outfit featuring a very lovely salmon pink trench coat designed by local brand The Layers.

Wish you all a Happy Year of the Sheep! Meeeeeehhhhh!

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15. February 2015

BEEN A WHILE, MACAU

Macau is only an hour ferry ride away from Hong Kong, so I’m a bit shocked to find that my last visit is in 2012.

Hat: Topshop
Cape: House of V
Brooch: Carven
Shirt: Chicwish
Jeans: Free People
Purse: Miu Miu
Heels: Miu Miu

As in our last visit, we didn’t really do much, just wandered a bit, chilled a bit, took some pictures…sometimes, that’s all I want really.

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08. February 2015

NAGOYA + TAKAYAMA

My love for Japan has been constantly growing. If possible, I hope to visit the country every single month.

Our trip to Nagoya and Takayama in December is one of extremes: we drove for hours under heavy snowstorm in the dark, which was pretty scary and dangerous, but we also had the most relaxing time in Hirayu onsen area and wandering the old streets of Takayama.

Hat: Topshop
Collar: Carven
Sweater: FrontRowShop
Coat: Zara
Pants: American Apparel
Bag: Coach x Peanuts
Boots: Aukoala

The freshly fallen snow just made everything a little more beautiful and a lot more magical. Even the electric wires look like they have a story to tell.  Now click in and get frozen with me!

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31. January 2015

OCELOT

As a cat lover, I’m ashamed that I haven’t heard of “Ocelot” before reading the description of this Coach carryall bag. Not entirely sure about the difference between ocelot prints and leopard prints, but I love how those on this bag look vaguely like smooches.

Stuart Vevers said in an interview that he has one aim as Coach’s new creative director: to add “cool” to the brand.  I guess by now no one would dispute that he has done it, and more.

Sunnies: People by People
Scarf: Coach
Dress: Pixie Market
Bag: Coach
Shoes: Chanel

Click in to find out more about Coach’s SS 2015 collection featuring the artwork by Gary Baseman and the dreamiest color palettes.

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24. January 2015

SHANGHAI TANG

Hong Kong Fashion Week organised by HKTDC is the biggest fashion event in Asia, participated by both local design talents and international brands. Closing the 4-day event this year is Shanghai Tang‘s fashion show unveiling its FW15 ready to wear and couture collection.

The collection is glamorous, sophisticated and to my surprise, very contemporary.   Any reference to the orient is subtle, mostly found in collar details, the use of Chinese knots and a pop of jade and scarlet.

Click in to see my captures of the show and tell me what you think of the pieces!

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