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


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Fat-shionista #584

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As you would have figured by now (especially if you follow me on Instagram wastedfash10n), I’m kinda not in sync with my outfit posts. It takes me longer to cobble something here and upload. On instagram, everything is done on my phone so it’s easier and more timely while on the blog the details are clearer. Anyway, this was from my 36th birthday on the 13th! It was a nice lazy day. T made me a cake, we watched some TV and went out to eat (still on a budget so I brought along coupons to IHOP hahahaha).

What I’m wearing here:

Dress: Grey polka dotted strapless dress from H&M (this is a recent purchase so I’m sure it’s still in stores)

Outerwear: Blue/Red plaid shirt from L.O.G.G. H&M

Accessories: Black scarf with white stars from ACCESSORIZE; Brown cat-eye sunglasses from RAYBAN

Footwear: Blue rubber flipflops from OLD NAVY

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Fat-shionista #579

IMG_7638Oh wow it’s been almost 1 1/2 years since I last wore this dress. I’m so glad I brought it along with me (some of my outfits didn’t make it over and I was on a giving spree for a while too).

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Blue striped cherry print sundress from MARKS & SPENCER

Bottom: Black meringue petticoat from DOMINO DOLLHOUSE

Accessories: Coral floral barrette from ACCESSORIZE; Black stretchy belt with gold shell buckles from FRENCH CONNECTION

Footwear: Black hidden wedge pumps from ZIPIA

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Fat-shionista #576

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Summer aka shorts-season is almost over and soon it’ll be cardigan season (my favourite)! Got about 2 or 3 more weeks to bare legs – shorts and skirts, before I start covering up slowly. My favourite thing to wear right now are shorts. These denim shorts = best purchase this summer! Got it on sale at OLD NAVY for only $14 and I think I’ve worn them so much, they’ve practically paid for themselves!

What I’m wearing today:

Top: Red butterfly-sleeved top with white embroidery from FOREVER21 PLUS

Accessories: Mint green & silver multi-strand bead necklace from ACCESSORIZE; Black flower barrette from Forever21

Bottoms: Light blue cuffed denim shorts from OLD NAVY

Footwear: Black platform sandals from STEVEN BY STEVE MADDEN

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Fat-shionista #567

IMG_6682This was my wedding dress. T and I deliberately chose to buy something we can wear repeatedly. No sense in wasting the money just for one day. I wore this to the Las Vegas chapel wedding and also to my tea ceremony in Singapore – albeit with different accessories. It has served me well!

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Blue floral “Vintage Elizabeth” tea dress from SOHOMODE 

Accessories: Embellished Mirror Statement necklace from ACCESSORIZE

 

Bag: Black kiss-clasp purse from PAUL FRANK

 

Footwear: Black wedge pumps from ZIPIA

 

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Fat-shionista #533

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This is the perfect example of how accessorizing actually takes a very plain outfit from uh..it’s okay to hey put together! It’s a simple roundneck  t-shirt dress with sleeves and nothing more. You throw it on, put on a pair of rubber slippers or flipflops, and you deal with it. OR you could put on a statement necklace and a bangle to add details.

My main problem is that if I wear it plain, you can see very obviously that I have no hips. I am quite apple-shaped and the roundness of my belly stands out. I could put on some shapewear to conceal it or I could have some fun with accessorizing. So that’s that.

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Red t-shirt dress from OLD NAVY

Accessories: Black & grey mirrored acrylic necklace from THE BLACKGROUNDBlack bow ring from ACCESSORIZE; Natural bamboo weave bangle from THE ISLAND SHOP

Bag: Grey bag with leatherette bow from BERSHKA

Footwear: Black gladiator wedges from KENNETH COLE REACTION

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Fat-shionista #529

IMG_5431This is a post dedicated to my dear dear pal Tammy K because she got me this dress AND the clutch. I must clarify that she got this dress tailor-made FOR ME so it’s one of a kind! For no reason other than because she’s wonderful! She copied the pattern of a DOROTHY PERKINS dress she bought FOR ME (again) to wear to her wedding in England several years ago but I’ve since lost about 10kgs so this new dress needed to be cinched in with a big belt. Such a dear friend whom I miss so so much…

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Beige dress with neon florals (one of a kind gift from my friend Tammy)

Outerwear: Silver 3/4 sleeve mini cardigan from DELIA*S

Accessories: Mint green ombre bead layered necklace from FOREVER21; Neon pink obi bow belt from H&M; Black bow ring from ACCESSORIZE

Bag: Purple polka-dotted clutch from WISHFUL THINKING on etsy.com

Footwear: Brown heeled clogs from OLD NAVY

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Fat-shionista #518

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I put this on in a hurry 2 days ago when we had the sudden hankering for some noms at the Cheesecake Factory. T’s mum sent us an email to tell us that she was going to spend the birthday gift card we gave her on a low-calorie meal there with Grammy and it put the idea in our heads. So in 20 minutes, I grabbed an outfit and cleaned-up my face!

What I wore on Sunday:

Top: Orange frilly top with blue stars from TOPSHOP

Outerwear: Blue denim jacket from HIGH SIERRA

Accessories: Mint Green and silver multi-strand necklace from ACCESSORIZE

Bottom: Grey knit mini skirt from COTTON ON

Footwear: Black wedge pumps from ZIPIA

T’s step-mum gave me the denim jacket when we visited for Thanksgiving last year. I’d like to think it is from the 80s and has some cred but I don’t know for sure.

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So anyway, the Cheesecake Factory does indeed have low-carb options – EVEN FOR VEGETARIANS! It is called the Skinnylicious menu and despite the fact that I hate amalgamated words like “bootylicious” or “retrolicious”, it is actually quite a good menu. While most items are “skinny”, it is only relative to their main menu. I’d definitely go back and order the same thing I did though. Between the 2 of us, we had a serving of Edamame, a Veggie Burger, Roasted Pear & Blue Cheese Flatbread and the Tiramisu Cheesecake (not diet-friendly but my husband convinces me that it’s a lot lower in calories than a Tiramisu). As you can tell, OMNOMNOMonsters struggle everyday but we always give ourselves breaks for trying. Will we ever be thin? Nope. Not a chance but who cares.