Blondie&Pixie DIY Experiment: Statement Headpiece

In the second workshop for the Blondie&Pixie DIY experiment, Carmen and I decided to play with tulle to create two-different head-pieces. December is one of those months that are crazy-busy and packed with Christmas parties and events. In the midst of doing-everything-that-needs-to-done it can be difficult to find the time (and the energy!) to get … Continue reading

DIY Patched Denim Jacket

Fashion trends are quite facsinating. It starts so subtly; you see a detail; a fabric; a silhouette; a vibrant colour that you like. Initially, you may not even know that it’s a new “trend” coming along, you just know that you like it. Then – boom – there is the explosion and you suddenly see … Continue reading

DIY Crochet Bib Neckless

I’ve had a long break from crafting as I have been on the road – traveling from Hong Kong to Rome to Sweden – plus being down with flu and food poisoning. Finally, I’m healthy and back in my parents house where I’m being pampered like never before. Sweden during summer is a pitoresque dream; … Continue reading

DIY braided rhinestone bracelet

May is a busy period in Hong Kong. You can sense that extra rush where people go on overdrive – aiming to finish as much work as possible – before heading off for relaxing summer vacations. For me, May is also a hectic time as several family members and friends celebrate their birthday. In particular, … Continue reading

Floral Perfection

I’m absolutely smitten by the wonderful floral fabrics used in Stella McCartney‘s and Valentino‘s Pre-Spring 13 collections. While they are very different, both collections illustrate perfection in their own way. I always admired Stella’s approach to fashion; clean silhouettes mixed with contemporary fabrics while Valentino’s appreciation of the female silhouette and exquisite workmanship is a dream. I went … Continue reading

Pimp your tee

In true spirit of the year of the snake (which is all about being thrifty), one of my 2013 New Year resolutions is NOT to spend tons of money on fast-fashion. Instead, I have been super-active updating, altering and swopping old pieces from my wardrobe – and believe it or not, some revamped oldies are … Continue reading

DIY Fabric Bunting

With Spring arriving in Hong Kong, I had a BIG wardrobe clean out and invited my girlfriends for a Clothing Swop. It’s a fun and great way to get together, get rid of unwanted stuff and get a couple of new pieces without spending any money. Due to the small size of my apartment (25 square … Continue reading

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