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September 26, 2013

UNIQLO Monster Hunter UT, suspender skirt c/o Chicnova, tights c/o Choies, shoes c/o LovelyWholesale, Taobao Manila spiked choker.

Those of you familiar with Zipper Magazine and KERA Magazine may have already guessed it, but this is my take on Yura's signature style! (〃艸〃) Yura is my goddess! Aian and I both love her so much! I think this is a total miss though; Yura's rock style is one-of-a-kind after all. Still, it was fun to try and come up with an outfit based on her style and add my own twist to it. I even put my hair up in pigtails! Only, I went with pink + white instead of Yura's red + black palette. I wish I had a pair of platform boots and a pink body harness to go with this outfit though, that would've really made it complete!

A bit unrelated, but it's recently come to my attention that my blog updates have not been appearing AT ALL in some of your Blogger dashboards! GoHalainn, who pointed it out to me, even said she hasn't seen any updates for the past 6 months! 絶望したああああー! щ(ಥ Д ಥ щ) I honestly don't know how to fix this, so while I'm still searching for a solution, please follow me on Bloglovin' for updates! And while I try and get to the bottom of this whole mess, I want to know how many of you who use Blogger have been experiencing the same thing..? Please do let me know!

review : Etude House VIP Girl Dear Darling Lipstick OR207

September 21, 2013

Etude House VIP Girl Dear Darling Lipstick OR207, from the discontinued Miss Tangerine line, is a highly pigmented, vivid orange color. I missed the chance to get it when it first came out, so I was super happy to be able to get it from Dull to Doll's pre-loved makeup sale. Just so everyone knows, I am absolutely obsessed with orange makeup, so this was a definite must-have for me! The lipstick formula is really creamy and easily glides on your lips. I do feel though that it dries my lips just a bit, as it's not very moisturizing. If I don't exfoliate my lips before putting this on, my lips don't look very nice, so I always scrub my lips a bit with a damp towel and apply lip balm beforehand. As for staying power, this one of those lippies that you'll have to re-apply throughout the day. It is a strong, opaque color though, so it takes a while before you'll have to do it. Overall a really nice lippie to have, especially if you're a big fan of orange like myself. It's such a fun and bright color, plus it smells like real oranges! So yummy~! When I'm feeling kind of down, putting this lippie on is an instant pick me up 。・゚゚・( ☌ω☌)・゚゚・。

azayaka ni sabishige ni saku

September 19, 2013

Lowrys Farm cardigan, Myah dress c/o Chi Chi, Candy Kawaii Lover stockings, shoes c/o LovelyWholesale,
classical hair pin c/o Morning Mori, necklace c/o EIKA Accessories.

Just when I said I'd be sticking to white and muted colors.. surprise! Bright coral on my blog! The dress is from the lovely people over at Chi Chi London. It's a bit strange, really, seeing myself in such a bright colored dress, which is probably why I decided to wear muted pieces with it, to tone it down a bit. I did, however, love the color of the dress, even though it isn't something I'd wear on any given day. To complement it, I added a necklace with red stones in it, and for the finishing touch, a bright red lip. I am in no way a stylist, but I do like putting together things that go well visually. Before shooting, I plan everything out-- the hair style, the makeup, the styling, everything. Just as I would for an actual shoot. It's hard work! But I love it. For the makeup, I did a bit of a mature look, did you notice? It's a brown smoky eye. I look quite mature, I didn't even recognize myself when I started editing the photos! Maybe when I get a bit older, I'll go for this look instead of my cutesy dolly make.

By the way, the title.. if you're a GazettE fan, you might recognize it. It's part of the lyrics of the new single, FADELESS. (You can listen to a short version here, and the single is available here.) I think it loosely translates to blooming vividly and lonelily. So, so pretty. I am a huge sucker for words that are prettily stringed-together. Ruki is amazing at that. It's my favorite line in the whole song. I think it describes my life quite nicely, haha.


September 18, 2013

DIY cropped top, skirt c/o Sheinside, striped stockings c/o Choies, AsianVogue creepers, Dark~Sweet~Soul harness, Taobao Manila cap.

Right at this moment, this cap is a perfect representation of what I'm feeling. Well, more or less anyway. This weather isn't helping, either. Yesterday, I had to brave the stupid rain just to get home. With just a tiny folding umbrella. The whole time I wanted to just shout at the sky for suddenly deciding to bring a downpour over my head. 私は雨女ですか???(ノಠ益ಠ)ノ彡┻━┻

I guess it's easier to just wear something that says what you're thinking or feeling rather than saying it out loud yourself? How convenient. But really, there's just so much going on, sometimes I just want to run.. off a cliff. But I can't. Listening to GazettE non-stop has become a daily thing, because quite frankly, I'm just so tired of all of it that I just want to shut everything out. I want everything to stop and for everyone to shut up. I want to go out, run away, get lost in unfamiliar places. I want to go to the sea! To Japan! To somewhere with huge forests! Anywhere but here is fine, really.

white noise

September 9, 2013

Top c/o Chicnova, dress and tights c/o Romwe, platform sneakers c/o Rainbowholic Shop, Dark~Sweet~Soul leather harness.

Like I said in my previous post, these days I am very much obsessed with white on white outfits. Whenever I dress up, I almost always find myself gravitating towards my white pieces.. only problem is, I don't have that many in the first place.. which pretty much explains why I am wearing that lace top again. (I also wore it on my last outfit post.) I guess this means I should buy more white clothes then?

Anyway, about this outfit.. This was what I wore to the Tiara by Tracy Dizon Cupcake Party at Vanilla Cupcake Bakery last Saturday. If you follow my Instagram, you might've already seen me spam the dashboard with photos, haha! It was a tiny get-together of individuals with different styles, but all share the same love of the kawaii culture. I had so much fun! All the girls were absolutely lovely. We were asked to come in either Lolita or our best tea party dresses.. I went for something lacey and girly and decided to add a bittersweet factor by wearing my beautiful new leather harness from Dark~Sweet~Soul. One of the girls said it made me look quite devilish, ehehe (〃艸〃) I'll post photos from the cupcake party very, very soon. Thank you again, Tracy, for inviting me! ( ☌ω☌)

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