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  • Why You Should Practice Yoga
    Why You Should Practice Yoga

      I have been practicing yoga for more than a year now and I can vouch for its benefits.  It boosts both body and mind, and fellow practitioners even say it positively impacts their whole lifestyle. I admit I got into yoga through the I-wear-lululemon trend.  But it was love at the first class.  It… Read More » The post

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  • Why You Should Dress-Up Too.
    Why You Should Dress-Up Too.

      Women in the cities in Asia seem to enjoy dressing up. They parade the streets on weekends with the latest it-bags – and not in your usual jeans, t-shirts and sneakers combination.  Girls nail the office wear too.  In Lausanne and even in the bigger city of Zurich, I would become self-conscious wearing simple… Read More » The post

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  • The Art Of Flat Lay With IKEA
    The Art Of Flat Lay With IKEA

    A “flat lay” or “flatlay” is simply a still-life picture of objects lying on a flat surface.  Here are tips and tricks on how to capture aesthetically appealing flat lays. Find your flat surface.  For your background “canvas”, you can use a table, however you’ll have to climb up a chair or step stool to make sure… Read More » The post

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  • The Neighborhoods of Taipei City
    The Neighborhoods of Taipei City

      A big city can be seen as a collection of neighborhoods, each with its distinctive character. This is no different in Taipei, a modern beautiful city where I stayed for a long weekend.  Explore this city with me through my pick of neighborhoods or districts in this travel guide and photo diary.    … Read More » The post

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  • The Bespoke Jeans and Chinos You Need
    The Bespoke Jeans and Chinos You Need

      It’s tricky to find a pair of jeans that fit me off-the-shelf. Invariably I have to alter the length, or I don’t quite like the cut – ditto for chinos. A solution comes by the name of Selfnation, a Zurich and Berlin-based company which tailors jeans and chinos to your measurements. The founders want… Read More » The post

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  • Places To Eat And Shop In Bangkok
    Places To Eat And Shop In Bangkok

    More shopping and eating-out suggestions from my trip to Bangkok.  Eat & Eat…   Apinara Thai Cuisine   The destination for traditional spicy Thai food. The menu does also offer a selection of “neutral” dishes.  The décor is authentically traditional yet manages to feel modern.      After You Dessert Cafe  I tried the signature toast with… Read More » The post

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  • How To Become A Fashion Blogger?
    How To Become A Fashion Blogger?

      I regularly receive messages asking how one can become a fashion blogger, and if there is a magic formula. I share some of my experiences here and hope they provide the answers you were looking for, and perhaps even motivate or inspire you. I started blogging at 13. I remember posting friends pictures or “cool stuff” on Skyrock (the cool platform then). Then I moved on to Blogspot, and narrowed my contents to focus on fashion. I shared what inspired me (images…

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  • What To Visit In Bangkok
    What To Visit In Bangkok

        To borrow a well-known expression – when one is tired of Bangkok, one is tired of life. The multi-faceted city has so much to offer the traveler. Let me share a few of the places I explored during my short 4-day trip there. The Sights     Grand Palace & Wat Phra Keaw… Read More » The post What

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  • Foodie Madness – Singapore Laksa Noodle Recipe
    Foodie Madness – Singapore Laksa Noodle Recipe

      I am representing Singapore in a worldwide foodie contest in collaboration with AccorHotels .  In the first round, I am facing the UK. Each participant shows how to cook a local dish.  I chose the Laksa Noodle Soup – a local favorite that was once named by CNN Travel as one of the top… Read More » The post

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  • Esquina Tapas Bar, Singapore
    Esquina Tapas Bar, Singapore

      It’s mid-week and time to give yourself a treat with a change of setting, like taking a micro-vacation. How about “travelling” to Spain with friends to share some tapas and wine?  Then head out to Esquina Tapas Bar in a buzzling neighborhood with other hip coffee joints and restaurants, and surrounded by colonial buildings.… Read More » The post

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  • Food Places In Ubud Bali
    Food Places In Ubud Bali

      Bali is seldom known as a foodie destination but I did discover several gems of cafes and restaurants in the inland Ubud area. Here are three highlights.   Breakfast and Brunch Lazy Cats Cafe Lazy Cats Café appears to have been transported by a time machine into Ubud.  It would not look out of… Read More » The post

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  • New Season Kick Off with a Jumpsuit
    New Season Kick Off with a Jumpsuit

      For many of us, September kicks off a new work or school year. So, how about a fresh start with a new feel-good outfit? One that is simple, casual and summerish (winter is still not quite here yet, and as for tropical Singapore…). Funny to think that jumpsuits were originally designed for sky jumps… Read More » The post

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  • Baume & Mercier MyClassima Tells More Than The Time
    Baume & Mercier MyClassima Tells More Than The Time

      I joined a luxury timepiece distributor and retailer without having owned a “serious” watch to talk about.  I could only claim to have a good eye and taste for watches, and how I prefer masculine to feminine styles. The wait is over – I now have a new Baume & Mercier MyClassima piece.  It… Read More » The post

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  • Hugo Is Bold
    Hugo Is Bold

      We know Hugo Boss for its classical and elegant silhouettes that almost define the dress code for the modern working woman.  We appreciate the impeccable tailoring details, cut and structure of the pieces.  Now, be prepared for a refreshing makeover: this Fall-Winter 2017, HUGO introduces the confident and bold woman: one who wants to stay… Read More » The post

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  • Where To Stay in Ubud – The Payogan Resort
    Where To Stay in Ubud – The Payogan Resort

    Where to stay The Payogan Villas and Resort Bali received us warmly on our 2am red-eye arrival on Saturday. We were spoilt to a gorgeous XXL-sized 2-bedroom pool villa overlooking a valley.  I recommend that you always choose a resort that opens out to the valleys – otherwise you may start to feel hemmed-in being… Read More » The post

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  • The Bakery by Woodlands Sourdough, Singapore
    The Bakery by Woodlands Sourdough, Singapore

      Blaast Places Prepare to be tempted – the “toasts” of The Bakery by Woodlands Sourdough simply delicious. You will be asking for seconds.  Located near the Botanical Gardens subway station, this is a boutique café which does the baking onsite in a small kitchen and you can sit out on the terrace.  They offer a signature selection of freshly-baked sourdough bread, and also pastries like banana…

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  • F-abric: The Coming of Slow Fashion?
    F-abric: The Coming of Slow Fashion?

      The Freitag brothers are one of Switzerland’s most interesting startup and branding stories.  Their success started in 1993 when Markus and Daniel were graphic designers.  Looking for a practical, sturdy and good-looking bag, they were inspired by the multi-colored heavy trucks running by their apartment in downtown Zurich.  They recycled old tarpaulin truck covers… Read More » The post

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  • Travel Guide To Ubud, Bali
    Travel Guide To Ubud, Bali

      Bali is one of these islands that you can choose to visit not for its beaches, but for its luxuriant inland tropical nature.  I am of course talking about Ubud.  Beaches in Bali are not particularly spectacular as beaches go, but Ubud is unique.  Here’s a diary of my 3-day long weekend – as… Read More » The post

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  • Mixing and Matching To The Mood
    Mixing and Matching To The Mood

      My mum often asks why I dress up “just to go downtown”,  especially in a pair of thick jeans in sweltering 30°C heat.  To me, my style of the day simply reflects the mood I am in, rather than its appropriateness.   I wonder how I would describe the mood that made me style my self-designed shirt… Read More » The post Mixi

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  • Three Ways To Wear That Statement Skirt
    Three Ways To Wear That Statement Skirt

      A statement piece is one that says something about you, is cool, and designed to create a wow effect.  One of mine is  the Three Floor Skirt (shop here) from Zalando.  Because it is meant to be special, we wait for the “right” occasion to wear it.  What if we just wear a statement… Read More » The post

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