Thursday, December 31, 2009

2009: The Highlight of My Life

Looking back at my 2009 resolutions...alhamdulillah I've done pretty well....:)
A LOT happened this year, things I never anticipated before. And yes, though this year was likewise mournful, I'll keep the good memories only...:)

Anyway...

Thank you very much, everyone...for being part of my days, for everything. Lets inspire and be inspired in 2010. Till next year! :)

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Featured: Kawanku Magazine

Again! Super yayness!! Thank youu...:)

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PS: Many thanks to Deanvi Fahira Wisnuputri for scanning the pages...muaahh..:)

Some People Are Just So Nice

1. Received birthday gifts from Arin & Ayu...thank you so much, girls...:)

Necklace from Arin // Belt from Ayu

2. Bought myself a purple shirt from Maroonblume shop...

3. Today was Anissa's last day as an intern, and she gave me this dress as a 'thank you' gift...so sweeeeeet! I really think it should be the other way around, me giving HER a present...gosh I feel so bad :( Anyway, many thanks, my dear...will surely miss you and I hope we stay in touch...<3

Maroonblume shirt // Floral dress from Annisa

Outfit for tomorrow's flight hihihi...


Good night, peeps! :)

Featured: Girlfriend Magazine

Thank you so much! :)

January 2010 issue

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Sunday, December 27, 2009

Quote of the Day

"Fashion should never be selfish. Always dress down when needed."

- Diana Rikasari -

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Hearts Can't Lie

Karaoke with friends I love...:)

Twelve by Twelve silk dress, eBay polkadot sheer tights, mom's clutch, Wondershoe shoe

And guess what...I miss my lil' sis so much...:'(


PS: Avatar is awesome beyond words...awesome awesome awesome.

Friday, December 25, 2009

Gift, Dimsum, and Caramel Chocolate

Woke up in the morning with a peaceful feeling...


...and found out that I just received a birthday gift from Bena...:) It's such a funny coincidence as I was actually talking to my friend about 2 weeks ago that I'd love to have a wallet that looks like an envelope...and BAM!!, I have one now...:D Thank you so much, Bena! It really is weird knowing that you have no knowledge about me wanting an envelope-like wallet yet you got one for me...:)


Anyway, went out with mom and dad to have Chinese food for lunch... yum.

H&M sweater, Bloop skirt, Sox Gallery socks, Zara studded bag, Wondershoe shoe

My favorite drink

Gonna watch Avatar tomorrow...super excited! :)

PS 1: Dad took this picture of me playing with my bro's bicycle this afternoon after we got back from lunch heheh...;p


PS 2: Will be going to Hongkong next week...must-visit recommendations pleeeeeeaaaseeee :)

Thursday, December 24, 2009

I'm With The (Marching) Band

My new dress from Plopherz...yay!!


Happy Christmas Eve to those who celebrate! Good night...:)

PS: Before you sleep and before the year ends, pleeeaase vote (again) for my blog here...thank you so much, peeps! :)

Meet Jenny

Currently listening to JENNY, a local band from Yogyakarta...:)


This album somehow reminds me of the days when I used to go on random long trips with my best friends listening to The Strokes and the like..:)

Merci beacoup, pretty bloggers!! :)



In the picture:

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Birthday Roses


From Sharjeel...:)

When World Artisans Gather

It's very exciting to see unique crafted handbags, ones injected with a rich sense of cultural values that allow you to feel connected to a story or history....there's A LOT of such crafted handbags here in Indonesia, my favorites would be those from Bali & Yogyakarta. Novica, one of the leading fair trade handbag website in fact provides us handcrafted handbags from all around the world...they're gorgeous!

Having visited Novica, I decided to get myself these evening bags from an Indian designer, Radhika, and they just arrived today....lovely :)


There's a lot you can find here; sling bags, tote handbags, leather handbags... visit Novica here! :)

So I'm Officially :

Wow :D

Monday, December 21, 2009

Updates Downdates

1. Diana Rikasari for Bloop Endorse got reviewed on Fashionese Daily and Tongue in Chic...super yayness!! :)



2. Bena did a hilarious fashion post...LOL.

3. I'll be 25 in another 2 days and it's freaking me out...it's not about getting older and growing up, it's about looking back to the years I have lived and thinking whether I have done enough for the people around me. It puts me to shame looking at people who have done just so much for the society, and I wonder if I have done the same to any extent. The least I can do is to bring smiles on faces I see, and I hope I can do more in my years ahead.

4. And yes, it'll be 2010 soon, so it's that time again when I'll be reading my 2009 resolution list and pointing out what I've accomplished so far and what not. It's been a GREAT year, remembering that I : got my very first nephew, experienced working in 4 great companies, made great friends with my (former) bosses and colleagues, got featured in a well-known newspaper, various magazines & websites, became a fashion stylist for a magazine, movie & TV show, became a speaker for a seminar, participated in an international art exhibition, got invited to fashion events, opened The Shop though not functioning properly, did an unexpected collaboration with Wondershoe & Bloop Endorse, became a "model" for the first time ever hahah, won 3 Blog Awards and am on the Top 3 Indonesian Blogs list, all that with breakdowns and tears, tensions and stress, but I survived...:)

5. Having gone through all that, my most sincere gratitude goes to my parents, brother and sister in law, and best friends - old and new. You all have always been there for me and I could never ask for more. Last but not least, Mr. S. Yes, you. The one far away making me go through this long-distance relationship but surprisingly never made feel not loved. I love you, and you keep me looking forward to tomorrow because I want to spend all my tomorrows with you.

And there goes my speech before I turn a quarter of a century...

Thank you, readers...I wish you all the best in life in return...:)

xoxo,
Diana

Sunday, December 20, 2009

New Babies

Finallyyyyyyy!! The shoes I ordered from Tender Blush have arrived! Woohoooooooo :D

Zara blazer & loose shirt, Topshop tights, Topman fedora hat

Custom-made blazer, N.y.L.a dress, D-I-Y fringe shawl

These shoes got passed from the seller in KL to Sharjeel then to Mbak Hari my former boss who was visiting Jakarta hahah...thank you so much, both!! I got no words to say about these babies except I AM IN LOVE....:)

Btw, Irene Ursula kindly sent me a pic of her sporting the printed legging she bought from my collection...yay! Thanks, girl! :)

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Canvas & Chats

Dinner with Dina and Nono...btw I really love this floral t-shirt from Topshop...it looks as pretty as a painting...:)

(Gold-frame image from here)

Friday, December 18, 2009

The Make Over

Became a one-day fashion stylist for a fashion make-over TV show, Makin Gaya (Trans TV) hehehe...interesting experience, yes? :D

Diana Rikasari for Bloop Endorse sequin-shoulder top, studded skirt - gift from Widya, Topshop tights, Zara studded bag, eBay 4-fingers gloves, Wondershoe cut-out boots

With the crew and "clients"...


Thank you so much, guys!! Had much fun...:)

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Recovered Alright

Alhamdulillah..I'm feeling much much better now...thanks for the kind wishes, everyone! :)

Somerset Bay top, Diana Rikasari for Bloop Endorse leopard-print skirt, mom's Chanel necklace, Ryu Myu bowler hat, Forever 21 headband, Steve Madden shoes

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Connect the Dots

Sigh...been very sick since Friday and still am though feeling slightly better... anyway, these polkadot sheer tights I ordered from eBay just arrived...love love love :)


PS: Vote! Again! :D

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Brightspot Meltpot

Visited the Brightspot Market after work...Plaza Indonesia 3rd floor...:)

Diana Rikasari for Bloop Endorse cut-out tee, Kamiseta denim shorts, Topshop tights, mom's clutch, Bimba & Lola lace-up boots

Met many bloggers there, including Bethanny Putri, Heidy, Ariyani Sukma and Fhenny...so happyyyyy....:)

Pic courtesy of Bethanny Putri :)


Only bought myself a striped top from Cotton Ink, surprisingly the only item that caught my heart :)
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