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


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Fat-shionista #592

IMG_9659Back to regular programming! Frivolous posts and all!

I spent the last weekend helping T at his booth at the 1st ever Playstation Experience. While he’s done several trade shows this year, this is the first one in our home state. I was honestly very skeptical before the event because there wasn’t very much hype unlike E3 or PAX. We were however kept sufficiently busy with a steady stream of people at the 2 terminals trying out the Axiom Verge demo. It also helped that T’s new business manager Dan lined up a lot of press coverage. It’s their first event together since signing a contract several months ago. I’m very grateful for all the help that has been rendered and I do see my husband being a little less nervous because really, all he wants to do is to make the game. We’re both very relieved that someone really connected is there to take care of the PR and design business strategies.

So anyway, T’s game has a playable demo in stores across the US right now. Stores like Target, Best Buy and Gamestop with Sony Playstation kiosks would have it! EXCITING TIMES!

And this was what I wore to yesterday when we picked Dan up from his hotel and sent him to the airport:

Dress: Mint Green Louisa dress from Hell Bunny

Outerwear: Blue denim jacket from High Sierra

Accessories: Gold & lilac statement necklace from H&M; Bright pink floral headband from ASOS

Leggings: Red opaque leggings from Uniqlo

Footwear: Dark beige moto boots from MADDEN GIRL

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Fat-shionista #590

IMG_9362What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Grey polka dotted strapless dress from H&M

Outerwear: Blue denim jacket from HIGH SIERRA

Accessories: Pink bauble statement necklace from FOSSIL; Pink frosted cookie brooch from TwinkieChan on etsy.com

Footwear: Dark Beige moto boots from MADDEN GIRL

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Fat-shionista #576

IMG_9281To be honest, my “uniform” of late has been leggings from OLD NAVY, jeans and jumpers. Most days I just want to stay home and hide under the blankets that T’s Grammy crocheted (we have 4 different ones lying around the house). You know, to stay warm. And then there’s the horrible desert dryness. I have lived most of my life in the seasonally homogenous tropical island of Singapore and then, I come here. The lack of humidity makes my hair behave but it also cracks my skin – literally, I get red welts on my body from the skin drying out and splitting. Mostly on my back because I don’t get enough lotion there.

Anyway, this brings me to my lack of outfit posts – because I’m still trying to get a hang of this climate even if I’ve been here for 1 1/2 years. I can’t figure out what to wear and how to wear what I own. And hence… the bag lady layers. So that’s my style for the next 4-6 months until the weather turns warmer in April. You’ll see lots of crazy layering because that’s how I’m going to make what I own work for me here.IMG_9282

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Baby blue and white polka-dotted dress from FOREVER21

Outerwear: Mint green cardigan from OLD NAVY

Accessories: Pink/Blue wooden bead necklace from FOREVER21

Scarf: Purple knitted scarf with sequins from DELIA*S

Leggings: Neon Pink/Black Striped tights from WE LOVE COLORS (Best fat-girl tights I own!!!)

Footwear: Brown Kandy Oxfords from Le Bunny Bleu

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Fat-shionista #574

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This is what I wore yesterday. I was a little busy bee helping T set-up his office (mostly cleaning up after him), then I went out to get groceries. I usually only buy groceries on Wednesday unless I need to get something that’s at a really good price – yesterday it was 79c Pilsbury cake mix and Gardein for only $3.49 per pack at Smith’s. My sister Rachel wanted 10 boxes of WHITE cake mix which she uses for her rainbow cakes. Apparently they cost about $5 each in Singapore but I only managed to get 9. I guess other people had the same idea.

Other than that, T and I also went out to Mantra Masala (just about 10 minutes from our house) for Indian food before heading to catch Interstellar at Town Square. Dinner was good even though it was quite pricey for the location and we ordered only vegetarian but because it’s near where we live, we’d probably go back. T asked for 8/10 spice level but said he could probably handle 10/10. Made me so proud! Whahahaha!!!

The movie afterwards was 5/5 in my books because it’s been a long time since I’ve seen a science-fiction movie that could suspend my disbelief. Compared to Gravity, I liked the soundtrack and effects so much more. Oh and earlier this year, when T went to E3 in LA, we stayed at the Westin Bonaventure – which was where the NASA space station in Interstellar was supposed to be. It was so obvious because I thought the hotel was quite weird and creepy to begin with. It had strange pods and all these concrete upper floors.
IMG_9080So anyway, this is what I wore yesterday:

Top: Heather Grey Pocket-Front Cropped Tee from OLD NAVY

Accessories: Pink bangle from SONIA RYKIEL POUR H&M; Pastel floral necklace (gift from T)

Bottom: Lilac with blue dots ROCKSTAR skinny jeans from OLD NAVY

Bag: Beige bag with Pink bow from BETSEY JOHNSON

Footwear: Dark Beige moto boots from MADDEN GIRL

 


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Fat-shionista #572

IMG_8914So it’s officially cover-up time. It’s so cold that even T has to wear a jacket and trousers to work – no more bare legs and t-shirts for him! I’m obviously a little more susceptible to the cold since I’ve lived in a tropical climate all my life. I was complaining about the cold last year but now that I’ve gone through the crazy desert summer in its entirety, I can safely say, I’m sorry!! I won’t complain about the cold again!! I love layering and the cold weather just means, I need to be more diligent about moisturising. Right? Right?

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What I’m wearing:

Top: Black t-shirt from Indonesian indie band ROCK n ROLL MAFIA

Outerwear: Black corduroy blazer from H&M

Accessories: Blue and Pink jewel statement necklace (gift from Pris Boh); Stormtrooper Disney brooch (gift from Sianny and Ginang); Brown pleather belt from STEVE MADDEN

Bottom: Blue stretch jeans from LEVI’S

Footwear: Dark beige moto boots from MADDEN GIRL

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Fat-shionista #594

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So this happened today. I took these pictures on my way out to the Post Office and for some silly reason, it didn’t occur to me to put down the plastic bag I was carrying. I have no idea where I got this Lakeshore bag – have never bought anything from there and I have no children. It was however holding 3 parcels that I was going to mail out.

What I’m wearing today:

Dress: Purple and black floral dress from DOROTHY PERKINS

Accessories: Brown pleather belt from STEVE MADDEN

Outerwear: Purple cropped jacket from H&M Divided

Bag: Grey rectangular kiss-clasp handbag from CHARLES & KEITH

Footwear: Dark beige moto boots from MADDEN GIRLIMG_8601


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Fat-shionista #591

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The weather is finally cool enough for me to take Max out for a walk in the desert. So yesterday, Max and I went for a short hike up the little hill behind our house. I decided to test out my new sweater but because I thought it was a little thin, I wore a tank top under it (especially since I was walking out in the elements). Turns out I was right. It was a little too thin for desert winds.

What I’m wearing:

Top: Grey donut sweater from MOSSIMO SUPPLY CO (at Target)

Accessories: Mini beads & Multi strand necklace from FOREVER21; Black pleather belt with silver buckle from H&M

Bottom: Light blue cuffed denim shorts from OLD NAVY

Footwear: Women’s Fastpack Paceline Mid Hiking Boot from TIMBERLAND
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