Month: September 2014

Graceful lace, Laceful grace

If I had to rank fabrics in order of their romance factor, I would place lace at the top of the class,  picture Kate Middleton in that heavenly Alexander McQueen wedding dress, *back of wrist against forehead-swoon*.

My work wear primarily consists of chiffon blouses and pencil skirts à la Bree Van De Kamp, my favorite Desperate Housewife (TV series);  a very graceful character both in her mannerisms and style.  I was rather fascinated by her psychotic obsession with perfection.

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Pencil skirts whisper sweet nothings to a lady’s hips *blush+simper*. 😉

So, I made this skirt from a self drafted pattern, using a combination of soft lace (outer shell) and heavy-ish crepe (inner shell), which in retrospect was a mistake,  a lighter underlining fabric may (more…)

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Half of a yellow sun

Colours are able to lift the mood and create an ambience, sunny yellow is most definitely the king of mood lifters and always makes me happy.

So, are you stuck in 2 hours of snail-pace traffic on Third mainland bridge? Yellow!! . Did PHCN (with)hold power for 2 weeks? Hello Yellow!! . FRSC caught you with an invalid driver’s license? Mellow Yellow!!  (erm…take forced enthusiasm with several pinches of salt).

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Midi-length full skirts are trendy now, it’s lovely how the silhouette is oh so lady like and grown-up chic.

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