On my mind: high-waisted retro bikini

While going through the last of my grandmother’s belongings, I found a box full with gorgeous vintage photos of her. Looking through them all, I particularly feel in love with a two photos where she is wearing a white-high-waisted-retro-bikini and balconette top – both iconic for 40s-50s swimwear fashion. I’ve expressed my love for my … Continue reading

Hong Kong Talent: Carmen Chan Jewellery

For some time, I kept seeing the same quirky-handcrafted-looking-jewellery across Facebook and Hong Kong social media. As a jewellery lover always keen to wear emerging Hong Kong design, the unique style of the jewellery really caught my attention. Delightfully – the talent behind the Jewellery – turned out to be a good friend of mine … Continue reading

Wearing Vintage and Leather

This is the first post i’m writing after finishing the write-every-day in May challenge. I gave myself a 4-day-necessary break from blogging. I’m back in my hometown Kungsbacka, Sweden; summer has just arrived and the days’ are endless long. The nature is exploding in rays of colours – making it a joy being an observer … Continue reading

DIY Floral Appliqué Slip-On

One of my favourite things about living in a compact city like Hong Kong is to close proximity to everything. In fact, I use to walk from my old apartment in Taikoo Shing to Central, only taking one hour. In other words, your feet are more then enough to explore Hong Kong – just make … Continue reading

DIY Blue & White Porcelain Dress

I don’t know about you, but the moment it get warm I don’t want to wear anything else then flowy whimsical dresses. As you know, I have been obsessing about the Blue China porcelain runway trend (check post Timeless Blue China # Part 1 and Timeless Blue China # Part 2), and therefore jumped of joy when I … Continue reading

Art Deco Mania

 For some time, I have been seeing a lot of 1920’s influences in bridal wear and jewellery and after watching the 2013 Oscars –  with many of the stars wearing sleek sequenced “old Hollywood” dresses – it’s evident that the big fashion houses have looked to Art Deco for inspiration. Naomi Watt’s dress by Armani … 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

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