POKKA DOT

 

"Underneath the uniform is a woman with a sexy heart"

Since moving into my mid-20s, I've grown to learn the art of not showing too much skin yet still flaunting the sexy silhouette of a woman.  To wear clothing that flatters my body type and unleashes the bad ass self that I've kept under wraps. Recent years was more skinny jeans than mini skirts. Kept the hemline decent as I worked towards my goals and focused on building a character and charisma.  

As I continue ticking off items on my To-Achieve-List,  I've started to value and appreciate more sultry pieces. Bought a few new items recently with delicate eye-lash lace and luxurious organza. Therefore, this mesh top was a no-brainer.

 

ATTITUDE

"LESS PLUNGING NECKLINE, MORE SEXY ATTITUDE."

 
 
 

Paired it with my trusted Uniqlo Ultra Stretch Jeans, Braun Buffel Ris Bag and Nike to keep this casual and functional for the day.  Perfect for running errands and bumping into ex-es. 

Mesh can be intimidating. However if styled the right way, it can look modern and demure. This Pokka Dot Mesh Top from Collin Street is so soft and lightweight I could take it with me on all business trips and it doesn't even need ironing. Hassle free! Even though it is available in one size only,  both mesh layer and the inner singlet that it came with is so stretchable anyone ranging from size S - L could definitely pull this off. In fact I think this would look way sexier on a curvier woman. The versatility of this top could easily be on the top of my list. Wear it with a flouncy skirt, slingback pumps, curly hair and you are all set. For days when we couldn't be bothered to dress up, put on some denim shorts and black converse for an effortless too-cool-for-school look.

Do checkout Collin Street for stylish pieces at a reasonable price. 
Alright it's time to head out the door. Catch up soon!!

 

Style Transition

"If we could draw down to one accessory that tells the most about a person, it'll be their shoes."
 

Just a little 5 years ago when I was still a student in University, I was a style chameleon whom evolved from cartoon t-shirt and jeans to vintage enthusiast where everything had to be high waist-ed, covered with tiny floral prints and made of crotchet at some point. Moving towards the end of my university years, I started getting into the more masculine look by incorporating over-sized bags, darker colours and denim but not losing the feminine side of me.

I was a shoe advocate and everyone who knows me in person would know that I used to wear different shoes to University daily, note, only shoes that are 4" and above. Nothing below that. Yup I was extremely ballsy to set such 'comfort zone' (not literally). Just like my style, what I chose to put on my feet transitioned from cute ballet pumps to straw wedges, leopard print shoes, converse, vans and now sexy stilettos heels. My 25-year-old obsession.

However, it's way passed the 4" rule because I couldn't be bothered with blisters and tripping over poorly maintained tiles. Chasing after the postman and running around with a laptop bag became a favorite. Realistically, how do women do that? Teach me darling. Ironically, there are a few pairs in my wardrobe for just in case moments. Just in case someone charming decides to treat me coffee. Just in case Tom Hiddleston decides to walk me back after work.

You know, just in case.


 

Slingback

Boots

Sandals

Pumps

 

If I could only own 4 pairs of shoes, it'll be these. Excluding sneakers for sure because those are life essentials to me. 80% of my time are spent away from the office snoozing around the manufacturing plant talking to people, which explains why my Nike needs to be replaced annually. Depending on the job assigned, I'd bring along a pair of low heels (or chunky ones) for when we were expecting office meetings and post-work dinners.

Every woman runs a different lifestyle. You could be an artist in the creative industry, a tax associate in the corporate or an event planner. There is no hard and fast rule saying that a person must have a fixed number of shoes with a certain shoe style. It is true that shoes should reflect our personality also to adapt to our individual lifestyles.

It is apparent that my style has matured since going into the corporate world. Having set my career goals and what I want to achieve soon, fussing over shoe matters is out of the game. The switch in priorities positively impacted my style. I've gone passed impractical shoes and moved on towards modest pieces that are muted yet packs a punch. Currently on the hunt for a patterned pair that doesn't grab too much attention however fun enough to be worn at the age of 25. What do you think? 

 
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The Canvas Sack

 

What were you thinking you dirty mind.

 
 

The simplest thing we need in life: A multipurpose sack.
Something spacious enough for a day trip to Kyoto, weekend trip to Hong Kong and grocery shopping trip to the market. Weekend errands included because we women have balls to juggle and a belly to fill. Thank goodness my tomatoes and spinach held it's shape as I unpacked. The thick canvas material is extremely durable, functional and washer friendly.  I love how lightweight it is and how simple it looks. One thing though, I hoped it came with an inner zipper or mini compartment for keys. Digging through the backpack standing on one leg with one thigh up isn't sexy.

Highly recommended for those who likes being low profile.
One stone multiple birds.