Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Monday, July 30, 2012

Neon Signs

Got this necklace from Cindy Karmoko...thank you sooooooo much, dear! You're so so so sweet...:)

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Btw, in progress decorating our house hehehe....

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Good night! :)

Saturday, July 28, 2012

That Traffic Jam Productivity

Dear Tree, Oh Shoes.

Just finished loading my UP TREE for this weekends's (28-29 July) Alley 29 bazaar at Plaza Indonesia, Function Hall 2nd floor...phew! :)

Do come and take a picture in front of my UP TREE! Take a picture, tweet the photo to @iwearUP and you might win yayyyyyy! 2 BEST PHOTOS will win each 2 pairs of Up shoes...yayyyyy! :)

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Btw, behind the scene of bringing this UP TREE from our house to Plaza Indonesia hehehehe...:D

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Peace & Prosperity

Loving my new iPhone skin I got from here..:)

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Unbranded lace top, Only I tulle skirt, Less & More skirt, Antyk Butyk necklace, Rayban sunglasses, Up wedges

In love (again & again) with Leighton Meester...such a talented girl! :)


Happy Ramadhan to those who celebrate...may this month bring us the utmost in peace and prosperity.. insya Allah..:)

Monday, July 23, 2012

Pinky Dip

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Unbranded lace top, Asos lace maxi dress, Diva floral headbands worn as necklace, Vilia Ciputra necklace, Timbee Lo sunglasses, Up wedges

Btw, soooooo happy to see that Fimela Girl has finally been launched! Congraatttsss! Check out this awesome video hehehhehehhe...

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Lastly...see you at this weekend's Alley 29 Fashion Bazaar at Plaza Indonesia, ladies!

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Keep Calm & Move On

Allah is really kind because He teaches me to be strong in life. So many times we fall and get beaten up in life, but actually, that's just a training that Allah wants us to go through so we become better and tougher.

Winning the recent IYCE 2012 competition was a huuuuuuge thing for me, and I can never thank Allah enough for this opportunity. Weeks of developing and improving my proposal & presentation, rehearsing with S, beefing up my materials, it was all so worth it! However, my size of happiness became even bigger as I learned something more valuable than just winning..

Just a few hours after the winner announcement, an email blast was sent to all participants & officials of the event. The email consists of concerns and disagreements about the result, strongly stating that "Diana Rikasari does NOT deserve to win", because "her business is not relevant to the category she's participating in", and that "her idea is not innovative at all", leading to the big question "was this competition staged?". It was a loooooong email, but basically those were the points.

WOW.

That actually felt like I just walked down the stage carrying my trophy and someone came up to me and slapped my face in front of everyone hehehe...

What went on my mind after reading that email:

1. Nothing. Just simply shocked and confused.
2. "Oh man, can't I just enjoy my moment?" 
3. Super weird.
4. Whatever.

I was sad, yes. But then I laughed and smiled and thought that Allah is humorous when it comes to giving me life-lessons. I guess it's things like these that keep someone humble and small. That no matter what you do, what you achieve, some people will just not like you that much and continuously underestimate you...and that's good! Life is full of surprises (bitter & sweet), so we have to be prepared at all times.

Winning is not a status or an end-result anyway...it's a mentality that you carry in life to keep trying and become better each and every day.

Yayyy! :)

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Water & Tea

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Mom's floral top, unbranded shirt, Fabitoria skirt, Dorothy Perkins tights, Up wedges

Me: "Babe, can you take a picture of me tonight?" 
S: "Only if you post a picture of me too." 
Me: "Deal." 

So here you go...:)

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Meet The IYCE 2012 Family

A visual recap of my 4 days 3 nights with the British Council team & fellow finalists in the "International Young Creative Entrepreneur 2012" competition..so happy to have joined as it was such a great learning experience to meet inspiring people from different backgrounds..and again, I can't believe I won in the "Screen & Interactive" sector..woah! The "Fashion & Design" category was won by Dewi Tanjung of De Tanjung..:')

All pictures courtesy of British Council Indonesia..:)

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Off We Go!

Haaaaaa I'll be going to Pariiiiissss! Such a dream come true! Wanna come along? Simply click HERE!

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Love At First Sight

Henry Holland for Le Specs sunglasses....loooooooove! :)

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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Alhamdulillah :)

I can't believe I just won the "International Young Creative Entrepreneur Awards 2012" for the Screen & Interactive sector. Allah is really really really really really kind..:')

More photos and the complete story to follow...muahhhh! :)

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Lately...

  • Really like Bon Chon chicken wings!
  • Really miss watching Sherlock (series)...can't wait for the new episodes!
  • Feel so happy to see that Lea Michele & Cory Monteith are dating
  • Learned and accepted that being an entrepreneur is really tough
  • Realized that mistakes are the best lessons...you just need to learn from them and get better!
  • Love S more and more
  • Realized that I need to travel more...within Indonesia!
  • Love wearing earrings
  • Getting fond of handbags hahaha...
  • Not really into Kate Spade...
  • More into Marc by Marc Jacobs heheh..
  • Feel like spending a looooooot of time with my parents
  • Miss my domestic-helper's daughter (Novi)....haven't seen her for days!
  • Always crave for Famous Amos...and Cha Time.
Good night! :)

xoxo,
Diana
 

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Featured by Nottingham University

This is such a great honor and I am really grateful for this opportunity...I'm a proud Nottingham University alumni! A small step to make Indonesia proud, insya Allah...:)

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Sunday, July 8, 2012

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