Skip to main content

Mutant X



Hello! 
Still alive under this heat? Me? I am melting! But apparently fat does not melt as fast as I thought it would so I am still alive.

Anyway, today I went over to visit a Japanese friend who recently had a baby. I wore this:



White scarf - Walmart
Black dolman cardigan - Shimamura
Neon pink dress - H&M
Jeans - Ross
Shoes - $9.99 store in Harwin
Bag and sunglasses - Daiso


Necklace - Gift



I recently had a post in my other blog about the little perfect dresses that I so covet. They are easy to style and easy to wear (require no ironing and such). Well, this dress would have been the perfect dress if only it was not in neon pink. I mean, really what was I thinking when I got that thing? I remember that months ago, I was telling to a Mom friend whose daughter was wearing a neon pink dress that I would never dare wear such a thing at my age. We had a good laugh reminiscing all the neon clothes we wore in our teens (neon leggings and bicycle shorts anyone?). Now here I am with a neon dress that I like but every time I wear it I feel sorry for all the people that cross my way. I have the feeling that I am blinding them. Actually I feel like Cyclops from the Xmen who was killing with his red beam of a gaze.



But hey, what can I do? Except try to tone it down with a dark cardigan.

Anyway I had a great time with my Japanese friend. Her husband is black so she has the cutest mixed raced kids. Her older boy was playing with mine while I was drooling over her new baby daughter. A truly blessed family whom I am wishing the best.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

A la Camerounaise

Remember when I said that I was never going to change my style, because I like what I like (which is to be comfortable)?

Well I lied! My style is slowly changing. As my love life is in shambles at the moment ( I will get to that in a future post, I promise), I feel the need to go for a drastic change. I have contemplated the idea of cutting my hair (been there, done that!), dying it blond/ red or just forget this Hijabi thing all together. But as always, it is in the clothing department that I get to transform myself.

Truth be told, I am sure that even when things were perfectly normal at home, I would still go with a style change. The reason being that I am influenced at work. Women at my job are very simple and casual but they can turn the heat up from time to time. My favorite day is Friday when almost every one get to dress up in Traditional Attire. As someone who does not have many traditional attires, I am amazed at all the designs and styles out there. My eyes are feasting and …

When after work turns into a Fashion shoot

I went to my first "After work" the other day. For those who do not know what that is, "After work" is when colleagues get together for drinks or diner after work. Oups! I forgot to tell you! I started working for an international aid agency recently. I finally found myself a job that I also happen to like. Praise the Lord! I have been working for the last few months. It is challenging but I get to learn so many new things. And the best part are the people I get to work with particulalry the ladies. I enjoy them, every single one of them for they all have interesting personalities. They are also hilarious. I spend my days laughing. And I could not be more grateful to God for that!
Since two of my co workers were leaving (sad part of my job: people do not tend to work there for a long time), we decided to surprise them with an "After work"/ farewell party. We went to Marina Bay, which is a seaside hotel with a fabulous pool located in a hip area called …

All dressed up to say goodbye to 2017!

2017 is coming to an end.

What a whilrwind this year has been! Everything I knew and valued has been shattered. Everything I ever wanted came true but with a huge price. Yet, I am hoping that it was for the best.


Scarf -taken from an Indian outfit Velvet shirt - (so old) gift from my Dad Pleated skirt -thrifted Leggings - India Shoes - Next Bag - Fair in India Ring - (so old) HM Pearl necklace - DIY  For one, I grew tremendously this past year. I started doing adult things, some things I never thought I would do or ever want to do again. But so is life. I lost a lot but I gained a lot as well. I learned every single day about life in general, love, family, work ethics, myself. I am getting to know who I am and what I am capable of. I know I am strong, I am resilient. I also know I am older (found out two gray hairs this year) and not as pretty as I used to be. But that is alright. I now think that it is okay to be selfish, to put myself first, to love myself before anyone else. I …