Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Pages After Pages



Btw, a decipherment by the brilliant S...:D

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Just joking guys...we looooooooove Sushi Tei...our favorite Japanese-food resto! :)

Monday, November 29, 2010

Waldorf

I am glad to have S in my life...alhamdulillah...:)

Delirium shirt, BOW Juellerie bow hairband, Owlet Ie blue shorts & love/like ring, Topshop tights, Up wedges

Sunday, November 28, 2010

My Heart Is Not Blue

I'm loving these satin heels I bought from June...you're awesome, June! :)

DR for Bloop Endorse shirt & skirt, thrifted blazer, unbranded scarf worn as belt, June + Julia heels

Btw, it's almost December, which means Up is almost about to launch....yippiiee!! Follow Up on twitter @iwearUP...cheers! :)

Friday, November 26, 2010

Part 2 Done!!

So happy to have done our 2nd round of our Blogger Yard Sale..and it was even more fun this time given that more bloggers participated...yay! :)

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DR for Bloop Endorse shirt, Coloriot shorts, unbranded tights, Forever 21 necklace,
Nana
boots


Below are some pictures during the event...and if you noticed, the color of the photos are slightly different than the usual as I used a new camera...;p And oh, I asked all the bloggers to take a picture with my orange bear hehehhe....


Some lovely readers that came...thank you! :)


Bena kindly came and helped me out an itsy bitsy teenie weenie bit...:D


And my geeky S...;p

Me: "What does that mean?"
Him: "Sharjeel eats Diana. Pacman!"


Thank you so much for dropping by and even shopping, peeps! Hope we meet some other time...:)

We Are Who We Are

Someone from Malaysia sent me an email, asking about my decision to resign from the company I was working for in order to pursue another opportunity that had no strong promise of its future potential, and had no guarantee on what it can bring to my life. She asked me how it felt, during those very defining moments...:)

It was hard! It was hard to even just make up my own mind. I would wake up in the morning so convinced that I had to resign, but then during the day, I would actually enjoy my work and cherish the wonderful colleagues I had, then develop a second thought that I should not resign, and just manage everything as best as possible. I felt good by the compliments I received from my bosses...I enjoyed the stable income, the clear career path, the delicious treats from agencies. I enjoyed what I was given. But then at night, I would wonder what most matters in life, and what would make not only myself happy, but my soul as well. I thought about it for a very long time. And I finally knew, that I want to enjoy the feeling of creating something, from my very own hands.

For whatever that is I wanted to do, I needed time, and I needed to focus. Working 9 to 5 surely didn't allow me to have enough time, moreover the energy I needed. And I guess that was it. That was the simplest, strongest reason why I quit my job...to have enough energy and time. I want to be able to enjoy both worlds, but do I need to? And even if I succeed in convincing myself that I need to, am I actually able to? It became about measuring my own capabilities in the most genuine & realistic manner. So I resigned.

I was scared, not of failing, but of regretting. But in life, I guess we should never have regrets, for having so doesn't do us any favor but sadness. And for whatever happens next, we can always have a another plan, right?

The more I grow older, the more I learn to be true to myself. It sounds cheesy, I know. But it matters, really. I could have lied, and told myself that I can maintain my career and do what I wanted to do both at the same time. I could've been a super someone. But I'm not. For nobody is. And I guess I could have just gone with my career, to play safe. But dreams are there to pursue, and it's pretty that way.

If there's a will, there's a way. And if it's positive, the universe is with us...:)

Be true to yourself, guys...100% original...:)

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Launch & Ready To Mingle

Anybody here using Nokia? If you do...pleeeeeaaasseee download the mobile application of my blog here. It has a nicer layout to read (specialized for phones), faster to access, and you'll have your very own Hot Chocolate and Mint launcher on your screen..woohoooo!! :)

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Feeling Better

Zara t-shirt, DR for Bloop Endorse skirt, Eclectica batik blazer & necklaces, Uniqlo tights, Go Girl! gift sunnies

Btw, how & where do you usually celebrate New Year's Eve? I'm pretty much a boring girl, and I never really have any plans during the said transition of the year...;p

And oh, I'm digging these creepers a lot...:D

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Pink Goes Green

Off to pick up some stuff...happy Tuesday, all! :)

Forever 21 dress, unbranded sweater & necklace, Topshop tights

And psssttt...don't forget to come to this Friday's BLOGGER YARD SALE, at Mazee fX (Sudirman), from 4 - 9 p.m. Let's meet up, shop and take pictures together! :)

Quote of the Day

"You own yourself. Don't give it away."

- Diana Rikasari -

Monday, November 22, 2010

Swish Swash

I'm reaaaaally sorry for not being able to reply to any of your comments lately...it's been crazily busy here...

Tweed Wear knit top with embellished shoulders, (X)SML skirt, dad's suspenders, Dorothy Perkins tights, Tender Blush shoes


I'm currently preparing the launch of my new, own brand called Up, insya Allah will be up & ready to serve all of you lovely customers this December...excited!! :)


Please follow Up's twitter account to receive the latest updates @iwearUP...lucky followers will receive a lovely surprise in December! :)

PS: I really didn't see this coming, but I actually won a Brass Crescent Awards for Honorable Mentions in "Best East or Southeast Asian Blog"...thank you sooooo much!! :)

Sunday, November 21, 2010

The Loveliest. Ever.

This is insane. Directly from Ollie and Matt of Arkarna, just for you....:')


They'll be back with their newest song...but meanwhile, a teaser would do, right? Enjoy the video below!! :)


Saturday, November 20, 2010

Friday, November 19, 2010

The Label

They say, your friends define you.
I personally believe in the above saying. One’s personality can easily be determined by their circle of friends. That's because we usually hang out with people who share similar interests or views regarding life and its bits. However, there seem to be cases where we tend to try look better. And by better, it could be prettier, cooler, smarter, or even wealthier. And so we fabricate our friends, and we violate the meaning of friendship itself. Instead of being friends we are comfortable with, we adjust ourselves to be comfortable in the group we want to fit in.

They say, your clothes define you.
Same goes to clothes. Everyone is unique, and everyone’s dressing is unique. However, there are again cases where we tend to try look better, but unfortunately end up looking just like everybody else. This might happen because we all look up to the same magazine or fashion icons. And there’s clearly nothing wrong with that. What can be wrong...is when we no longer know our personal style, moreover who we really are. We just dress according to what seems acceptable by the society we want to fit in, and so our dressing becomes our mask. We hide behind our clothes, and we put forward a different us.

It’s always good to explore and be able to adapt to every kind of people and situation. Making a lot of friends is essential in life, and looking stylish is very, very exciting. Just remember that at the end of the day, we must feel comfortable with ourselves. Never force ourselves to be who we aren't, or do what we don't. By being the best of ourselves, it actually allows us to shine even brighter. And when we shine, we create our own market...:)

Be true to yourself, be 100% original.

Hurry!

EARTHLY LOVE is now officially
available at www.bloopendorse.com!


Do shop now!! 15 first online customers will receive 20% discount by entering the password "Hot Choco"...happy shopping! :)

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Memento

A souvenir from the coolest make-up artist, Aldo Akira...thank you soooooooo much, Aldo! :)

For Lovable Hearts

My 3rd collection for Bloop Endorse....yay! :)

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Get them at:

BLOOP
Jl. Tebet Utara Dalam no. 22
Jakarta Selatan

www.bloopendorse.com

:)

*Updates: Watch behind-the-scene videos of Earthly Love....yay!!


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