It's been a long time since I posted anything remotely about what I wore during the day-to-day course of my life. Was lucky enough to harass someone to take a shot of my get-up for the day, so here it is: The skirt was given by the loud ajumma at the office, while I was … Continue reading What I Wore Today
Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things Cream colored ponies and crisp apple streudels Doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings These … Continue reading My favorite things…!
I realized that it's been such a long time ever since I've written anything remotely about my hobbies, my JPop fixation, fashion and all the other random shite usually associated with this blog. Not that I don't care really, but truth is--since January of this year, I've been running my ass around trying to fix … Continue reading Stuck with Real Life
Before, this is what you can usually expect from Harajuku: The hairstyle: The ganguro - (translated as black face) is an alternative fashion trend common among Japanese girls made distinct by their overly-tanned skin, blonde or orange hair and white eye make-up. To get the ganguro effect, girls apply dark brown foundation to the face, … Continue reading Harajuku: colored hair, the ganguro, out-of-this world fashion…and now, LED neon lights for the teeth
After almost a week of sulking and being annoyed by things I can never change, I decided to throw the towel and just let it be. I mean, obviously I would need to keep the job since it's something that I seriously love doing and the company where I work is top-notch and one of … Continue reading If you’re gonna go into battle, wear something wicked!
Of all the things that bring the element of sweetness to the usual payday--one of the highlights for me is the little ritual I share with my little sister, my Unniechan (a portmanteau of the Korean and Japanese word for sister Uhn-nee and Onee chan ). My sister is 3 years younger than me, but … Continue reading Of sisterhood and random photoshoots
Feel free to lynch me if you think I am so full of air, I am starting to suck helium. Anyway, I was looking at new accessories at the Landmark with The Hubby, while trying to wrack my brain of what I will wear tomorrow for work. While going through the virtual catalog of my … Continue reading The pressure of dressing differently
What's your favorite childhood Sunday morning routine? Mine was rushing to my maternal grandma's place and flipping through her Weekend Magazine to look for Larry Alcala on his Slice Of Life cartoon. "Slice of Life" is Larry Alcala's (1926-2002) best known cartoon and has accompanied the kids of my generation during idle Sunday mornings. More … Continue reading I-sa, Dala-wa, Tat-lo….let’s rock!
I have no other form of vice but my insatiable lust for clothes, bags and shoes. As mentioned before, I am not the type who is easily tempted to sell my kidney just for a taste of high-end fashion. In fact, as you all probably know, I get a kick thrifting and finding one-of-a-kind clothes … Continue reading My Sartorial Sentiments
Today is The Hubby's birthday (Happeeeebirthday, Sweetie!) but he allowed me to go out--even for a while for this photo shoot I agreed to do for friend in the office. He gladly took up on my offer for a styling job for his personal photo shoot, and since he knows how I am so obsessed … Continue reading Stylista