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Fatshion, Food & Frivolities – Life in Las Vegas & Singapore


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Fat-shionista #407

Hello! September has ended and I have no more excuses. I’ve woken up. Have to stop binge eating too. The next few weeks are going to be busy non-stop but I’ve already scheduled several posts that I have pre-written, so there’s still going to be new stuff every week.

My friend Sian Eng is really fast with the pictures and we took these photos really quickly. Enjoy!

What I’m wearing today:

Top: Skulls and cupcake print tank top from Blue Magik on eBay

Accessories: Purple stretch belt (free with a DOROTHY PERKINS dress); Silver SEAMASTER watch from OMEGA; Sapphire & diamond white gold pendent (birthday present from my mum); Silver metal spikes ring from MARC BY MARC JACOBS (thanks Pearlyn); Black finish PRINCESS ring with Herkimer Diamond from GGORIGINAL on etsy

Bottom: Peach meringue petticoat from DOMINO DOLLHOUSE; Mint green chiffon full skirt from DOMINO DOLLHOUSE

Footwear: Black ballet flats from AMERICAYA

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As you can see, my arthritic joints are not slowing down in its decay. And today is a good day, imagine when I have inflammations, they are uglier.


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Fat-shionista #405

Hey! It’s another WTFW! And I feel like I’ve had a good break. I’ve been on leave since last Thursday and I haven’t been back at the office for 6 whole days! I’ve spent the days crocheting, cleaning, doing laundry and general maintenance (nails, hair, facial, dental etc). What have you been doing?

I love this cupcake print dress. This is another one of those dresses I made before my shopping ban. I actually have another 3 more not worn yet!

Thanks Pearlyn for the awesome gifts from New York and this beautiful ring I’m wearing! Also taking these photos!!!

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Custom cupcake dress from Candied Starfish on etsy

Bottom: Peach meringue petticoat from DOMINO DOLLHOUSE

Outerwear: Pink cropped cardigan from WAREHOUSE

Accessories: Silver metal spikes ring from MARC BY MARC JACOBS; Embroidered cupcake brooch from TABITHA EMMA on etsy

Footwear: Black ballet flats from AMERICAYA

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Fat-shionista #404

Hello!!! It’s WHAT THE FROCK WEDNESDAY! I have lost count and I don’t care anymore! Ho Ho Ho!

Cabbie this morning asked if I was local (I get that a lot and I’m genuinely confused). He said I had an unusual face with good fortune and my life was blessed “above average”, BUT I should control my temper and it’s the only thing that holds me back from a truly fulfilling and progressive life. Heh…

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Purple hi-lo dress with frills and elasticized waist from FOREVER21

Outerwear: Black cropped cardigan from WAREHOUSE

Accessories: Diamond & Sapphire ring (birthday gift from my mum); Cupcake bow ring from SewOeno on etsy; White “Carpe Diem” brooch from UntamedMenagerie on etsy.com

Footwear: Black ballet flats from PRETTYFIT

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Thanks Sianny for trying so hard to capture my flowy dress. Sorry my iPhone camera failed you!!


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Fat-shionista #402

Hey it’s WHAT THE FROCK WEDNESDAY! Here’s me on the way to The Salad Shop to pick up lunch.

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Red 80s vintage mini dress from GREEN VIOLET VINTAGE on etsy.com

Outerwear: Black cropped cardigan from WAREHOUSE

Accessories: White Carpe Diem brooch from UNTAMED MENAGERIE on etsy.com; Set of 5 gold/silver bangles from FRENCH CONNECTION

Footwear: Black ballet flats from GEOX

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Thanks for the snaps, Ryddy!!


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Fat-shionista #401

Thanks Tamares K for helping me with today’s photos!

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Pink, Orange, Yellow striped & swirly circle skirt jersey dress from H&M

Accessories: Valentine hearts gum ball machine brooch from Got2FindIt4U Vintage Collectibles on eBay; Red Valentine Heart Dangle Earrings from Love Your Earrings on etsy.com

Bottom: Peach Meringue Petticoat from DOMINO DOLLHOUSE

Footwear: Black ballet flats from GEOX

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Fat-shionista #398

Hello it’s the 13th WHAT THE FROCK WEDNESDAY and hey 50 shades of grey. Ok maybe just 3…

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Charcoal grey Julia Dress by PATRICIA VALERY on etsy.com

Bottom: Black and Grey opaque leopard print tights from DOROTHY PERKINS

Accessories: Black chainmaille & cable tie necklace from theKANG; Natural weave bangle from ISLAND SHOP

Footwear: Black Mary-Janes FLATforms with toe cap studs from some shop in Far East Plaza

I’m wearing new lipstick – L’Oreal Color Riche 285 Pink Fever, to match my pink elasticized wrist supports. Too much crocheting. Arthritic hands are angry.

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I think toothy grins look better on me. These half-smiles, closed-mouth affairs look more awry than wry or coy.

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Thanks for being a sport Shridar Mani!


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I Want: Things With My Name On Them

It’s only been 14 days since my shopping ban. I’ve so far only sold about 10 items in that time. I still have at least 50 more clothing items & lots more accessories to get rid of before I actually can reclaim my space. In the last 14 days I’ve seen so many things I actually want to get (but don’t need). It’s annoyingly difficult but every time I am tempted to click, I turn to look at the mess of clothes I already own (but don’t wear).

Anyway, for shits and giggles, I have compiled some things I like and are calling out to me, literally. These styles have my name(s) on them. HAHA!

1. K.SY+ Molly Blazer (in Purple)

C’mon. That’s totally a look I can pull off. The colour-combination is awesome!! I’d wear purple and chrome yellow together anytime. Not sure if I have enough hair for the pouf though.

2. Domino Dollhouse Chloe Party Dress

This I cheat because I already own. Ordered it about 2 months ago but I haven’t worn it yet.

3. Chloe Earrings HANDMADE by FunkyLobez on etsy.com

I love big dangly earrings. The pink/purple/black combination is something I definitely can wear a lot of.

4. Chloe Floral Fabric Flower Ring with Organic Lavender by nikkimichele on etsy.com

It’s pink. It’s a flower. It’s a ring! And it’s handmade!!

5. Paul’s Boutique Stripe Molly Bag

I’ve wanted a Paul’s Boutique bag for the longest time but I can’t justify the price for how little I’ll carry it. This will definitely be a fun kitschy addition though!

6. See by Chloe Pink Patent Bow Belt 

It’s Pink! It’s a bow! It’s an accessory! But… again. Not within my budget.