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July 2013

BEYOND THE PEPLUM :: ANTHROPOLOGIE FISH FRY

Needless to say, I LOVE peplum!  As you guys have seen here, I’ve posted peplum dresses and tops for many times! Still, this silk embroidered top from Anthropologie (via fish fry) is truly above and beyond from its cut to all the little details!! I’ve played around it with and without belt. It’s lots of fun!  Hope you all have a great and fun weekend! 🙂 _________________________…

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BUSINESS CASUAL :: MY MEETING OUTFITS

I’ve had a 4-day business meeting this week. The dress code of it is business casual (i.e. jeans & dresses are both allowed in my environment). It’s always been challenging for me to decide what to wear for this kind of meeting to show both professionalism and some casual fun. My own experience over the years taught me that you should never go too close to the…

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JR COLOR :: ALICE+OLIVIA WATERCOLOR DRESS

Japan has one of the world’s best transport systems, and getting around is usually a breeze, with the train being overwhelmingly the popular option. Although traveling around Japan is expensive (if it’s not the most expensive thing traveling in Japan) when compared to other Asian countries, there are a variety of passes that can be used to limit the damage.  The Japan Railways (Known as JR) is one of them.…

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BOUNCE BACK :: RESTART WORKOUT ROUTINE AFTER VACATION

(Fitness baseline shots on 7/14/13) Good Monday everyone~~! Finally, I am ready for a new start after 5 weeks traveling and vacation. My current workout goal is to do some catch-up. I’ve resumed my dancing/barre classes for a week before I hit back the gym floor. The main reason is that I want to restart slowly so I can gauge my strength without injury. As most…

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BEAUTY BUZZ :: JAPANESE COSMETICS

Shopping in Japan is so much fun, especially for cosmetics!! 🙂 As you may know already that many Japanese cosmetics brands are unavailable within the US, UK, and Europe in general.  So once you have chance to be there, enjoy that specific shopping fun! (or you can shop online with the link below) I am kind of new to Japanese cosmetics, and below are a few of my…

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