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Fat-shionista #486

OMG it’s Friday! Where did the week go? Wooooosh! And you know what? It’s the Singapore Blog Awards Ceremony tomorrow! I’m bringing my pal, Natalie aka DJ Pixiedub as my date (approved by T, of course). She’s really excited and was egging me on to dress according to their 60s-theme. I had plans to wear something else though… BAH!

Today’s outfit, I feel befits the coming of the weekend. This MS. READ round-neck, long tabbed-sleeved denim-lookalike (100% tencel. SO soft and so light!) retails for SGD89 (only SGD69 if you flash the special wastedfashion SGD20 off flyer from now till 31 July 2013. No need to print. Just show on your mobile device.). But hurry! It’s one of their season must-haves and a top seller!!! I can see why it’s popular. It didn’t look like much when I saw it online but I thought I would just try it on because I was surprised by the material texture when I saw it in the store. You can wear the sleeves up or up. If you’re taller than I am, pairing it with capris or 3/4 leggings and ballet flats would be a great casual weekend look. Also I’m wearing my regular size, UK16 here.

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Blue tunic with tabbed sleeves from MS. READ

Accessories: Green thick cord necklace from FONDA (at FAR EAST PLAZA); Gold weave belt from H&M

Footwear: Pink & leopard print creepers/flatforms from FROMTHEHEEL on eBay

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Fat-shionista #471

Hey everyone it’s a busy day at work so I’m gonna keep it short!

  • My pal Juanita featured me on her blog recently under this new interview series called “Friendly Feature” where she asked me to share a little more about myself. Read it HERE
  • Help me win one for the fat girls! Everyone please don’t forget to VOTE FOR ME for the 2013 Singapore Blog Awards under Levi’s Best Fashion Blog category. Online votes constitute 30%! My chances are inversely porportionate to my girth (i.e. ultra slim), I haven’t featured in the Top 3 at all. Everyone can vote once a day from now till 23 June 2013! All you need to do is create an account here to VOTE and you also stand a chance to win some JBL speakers worth $200-$250 if I win! Thank you thank you thank you in advance!
  • This Saturday, I’m participating in my friend’s yard sale! 8 June 2013, Tanjong Katong Road from 11am to 6pm! I’m selling over 100 items – books, DVDs, clothes, bags, accessories etc. Details HERE. Come down and say hi? I won’t bite!

Anyway, here’s what I’m wearing today:

Dress: Charcoal grey cotton jersey JULIA dress from Patricia Valery on etsy.com

Accessories: Crochet pepperoni pizza brooch from Twinkie Chan on etsy.com

Leggings: Black 3/4 wet-look leggings from Miss S Clothing on ebay

Footwear: Pink leopard print creepers/flatforms from From The Heel on ebay

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Thanks Sian Eng for the quick shoot!!

And there! In under 10 minutes, Sian Eng took these photos, I composited them and wrote up this post! Hope you like today’s outfit! So bloody comfortable lah! Okay back to the day job!


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Fat-shionista #453

This is a quick one. It’s getting late and I’m tired. Just got home from watching OCTOPUS by Compagnie DCA. A sensual, energetic dance production choreographed by French choreographer Philippe Decouflé, with pulsating live music accompaniment.

I need a little ranty tanty because I sat next to 3 really immature students (they mentioned they got cheap tickets with their student discounts) who kept whispering to each other and giggling at inappropriate moments. They looked like they were about 20 – give or take 2-3 years, so I don’t understand why they couldn’t shut up. The one right next to me tried copying some movements at the start – luckily she stopped after a while or I’d have reached over and grabbed her arm to stop her. (Hello! Personal space, please) I really hope they weren’t dance students because they ought to know it’s very disrespectful to be acting so childishly when people are performing. There’s female top frontal nudity and a part where a video showed a close-up of some tongues, and they gasped, giggled and made stupid comments.

PLAIN ANNOYING! Totally spoilt my enjoyment of the show. Stupid behaviour like that and flash photography – pet peeves when watching live performances. You agree?

Anyway, rant over. Here’s what I wore today.

Photos courtesy of Mrs K who thought I should document this outfit even though I thought it was only so-so (Love the unicorn rainbow print but I really don’t think this cut is for me… HOW?!)

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Custom Unicorn print dress from CandiedStarfish on etsy

Skirt: Peach Meringue petticoat from Domino Dollhouse

Accessories: White vintage necklace from eBay; Pink plastic heart ring from SIXX ACCESSORIES

Footwear: Nude patent leather flatforns from ZIPIA

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Fat-shionista #394

I love these 3/4 leggings! I can practically live in them. Today’s shoes makes me look taller and people think I’ve lost weight. Yay for FLATforms and creepers!

Thanks for the pictures Shridar!

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Black mini dress with funny animals from H&M (love the bow detail at the back)

Bottom: Black 3/4 wet look leggings from misss_2007 on eBay

Outerwear: Pink long cardigan from DOROTHY PERKINS

Accessories: Popsicle brooch/hair clip from TWINKIE CHAN on etsy; Red & Blue Power Rangers earrings from VICTORIA JOMO at Haji Lane

Footwear: Black Mary-Janes FLATforms with toe cap studs from some shop at FAR EAST PLAZA; Blue crochet lace socks from RUBI SHOES

I’m crazy about this new app I downloaded called iDarkroom. Am I overdoing it with the editing? Heh

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Fat-shionista #385

Thanks Sian Eng for indulging me and suggesting that I take photos in the sunshine. Bloody windy though. Messy hair and all. Hahaha! Fun!

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Green with pink polka dot dress custom tailored (it’s actually a copy of a New Look dress I have)

Accessories: Black skinny belt with studs (free with another outfit); Set of 7 bangles from NEW LOOK; Multi-coloured rope necklace from AMI THE VINTAGIST; iPod Nano 6 with grey iwatchz strap

Footwear: Pink & leopard print creepers/FLATforms from FROMTHEHEEL on eBay

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And thanks to XH for taking the photo of the back detail. Damn! I didn’t realise I was this freckly behind too. I’m freckly all over!! SUX.


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Fat-shionista #371

Today I wore clashing prints and clashing colours (well I personally think green and pink are complementary). Thanks to Wen Rui for taking these photos near our office pantry!! Poor girl got accosted by me out of the blue!

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Lime green mod dress from WYATTEDWARDVINTAGE on etsy.com

Accessories: Black cable-tie necklace from theKANG

Footwear: Pink & leopard print creepers/flatforms from FROMTHEHEEL

Oh yes and do you like my new glasses? They’re from New China Opticians (3 Coleman Street #B1-12A Peninsula Excelsior Shopping Centre). I am impressed that it only cost me $120! And even more impressed that they took only 30 minutes to sort me out! This is great because I am one of those rare few who are hyperopic in Singapore.

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