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Category Archives: fashion passion

packing a suitcase, packing a life

Today was the day I set aside to pack most of my things for my upcoming move to NYC.  As I started to put the first few things in my … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

on pending posts and kikay kits

I can never seem to fully get into the groove of blogging.  Every time I’m good about it, meaning I am blogging regularly for about a week or two, something … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

how about a little idolising?

My last entry was all about lipstick, and I featured a photo of the Marilyn Monroe collection.  That got me thinking about jewellery, of course, and all things sparkly because … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

finding inspiration in lipstick

January seems to be “inspiration month”. So far, I have done a series of feel-good and (personally) inspiring things, such as visit an art gallery, create a dreamboard, watch the … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

do you have a sexy black dress?

Work has been kicking my a** lately. Between planning a major event and editing for the magazine, I have barely had any time for myself. Sometimes it feels like I … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

when was the last time you had jewellery made?

One of the great things about being friends with designers is that you get a friendly discount. This, of course–and unfortunately–encourages me to to spend more than I normally would. … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

what do girls wear on a night out?

Looking at this blog today, I realised that my last six posts have all been about travel. Sure, the last three were old posts from my Multiply blog, but still, … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

how many pairs makes too many shoes?

Packing shoes is one of the trickiest parts of packing for a trip. Unlike clothes, which can fold up nicely or be stuffed into your suitcase in many different ways, … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

what do you wear to a boho wedding?

The dictionary defines a ‘bohemian’ as someone who is living an unconventional life. It also gives ‘vagabond,’ ‘wanderer,’ and ‘gypsy’ as examples. ‘Boho’ therefore is an adjective that means ‘socially … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

why do we torture our feet?

It may come as a surprise to many that high heeled shoes date back as far as ancient Egypt, and they continued to be used throughout the centuries. Almost every … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

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