Mayodrobe Archive

INNER BOY

Few days ago, I attended a fragrance profiling session at Penhaligon’s.   When asked what kind of scent I prefer, “Floral and musky, sweet but not too sweet”
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TWO THINGS

Two things bother me: My incapability to express my feelings precisely in words, and my inability to fight against procrastination which seems to be genetically coded in my
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THE RED SHOES

Aquazzura has successfully made lace up shoes one of the most iconic contemporary essentials. This pair I’m wearing is aptly named “Allure”.   Apart from being oh so
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PLAY WITH PLAIDS

Plaids, tartans, checks… what are their difference actually?  Please kindly enlighten me if you happen to know the answer. Coat: Theory Dress: Theory Bag: Cartier Heels: Saint Laurent
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CEREAL KILLER

Calling a color by its real name is so dull that nobody is doing it anymore. Some colors are so beautiful they deserve names that can inspire imagination,
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BOYCOTT

Not all news are depressing. This piece, for example, is just beyond amusing: “Donald Trump has suggested boycotting Starbucks over the lack of festive cheer on this year’s
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NEED FOR KNITS

By now, you’ve probably been aware of my pathological need to rhyme whenever possible.  It’s not too bad a thing though, adding a bit of rhythm and symmetry
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WANTED

Our fascination with the cosmos will never cease.  Whilst it may take another decade or two for the galaxy print to make a big comeback, the stars and
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PINK IN SYNC

According to wiki, pink was voted the most disliked color in public opinion surveys. No information as to the number of people taking the survey, their age or
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ARMY ROSY

Anchoring the sweetness of the barely pink satin lace camisole is the mini mini bucket bag in the shade of moss which I’d been coveting for so so
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CREAM PIE

All-white sounds rather fancy, especially when lace is involved.  With the assistance of big frame sunnies and metal cap toe flats, the partners in crime can look pretty
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INTO THE BLUE

It feels good to be mildly obsessed with something, although there is a risk that my affection for the brand Self-Portrait may be elevated to addiction.
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WILD BEAST

Whenever I see leopard prints, the chorus of Katy Perry’s Roar automatically plays in my head.   Speaking of whom, I’ve only learnt of her feud with Taylor
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PROMISE

It’s time to talk about the elephant in the room – the new layout of my blog. I have received positive feedback from some of you and I
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