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A Rose Tinted View

I was browsing websites of some high-profiled bloggers a few weekends ago. I do that often actually, in the hopes of picking up a few tips on how to act in front of the camera. Lord knows I could do with some help and heaps of variety :) through the course of my recent fact-finding adventure, I realised how very similar many of their posts looked. Beautiful, yes. Perfectly captured, but of course. Professionally edited, definitely. So, my mind says, why don’t we come up with an entire #OOTD post featuring rose filters? Because, you know, la vie en rose and all that? While I do appreciate the quasi-artsy vibe of the photos, I do think they make it harder to appreciate the smaller details. Or perhaps I should just do more close-ups? What say you? Voilà. Fait accompli. Love, Sheela p/s photo credits Eve Low pp/s Anthropologie Dusky Rose Avant Pleated Top (available here), Brown & Black Capri Pants (customise your pair here), Yellow Marble Gold Tone Cuff (from here), Rings (old) and Convertible …

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Halfway Between Yellow And Green, And Everything In Between

“Chartreuse, the only liqueur so good they named a color after it” ~ Death Proof, a Quentin Tarantino flick. I do believe I lit up my surroundings with this outfit.  It’s all sorts of colourful, is it not?  There’s an entire parade going on yet it seems to work (that’s what I’m going with, anyways).  Eye-popping hues, effusive prints, stained glass effects, Bollywood cuff, oh and the hair.  Let’s not forget about the hair. Gah.  I’m still squinting, damnit. And then, there were those shoes.  I fell in love with them the moment I laid eyes upon those cathedral stained glass heels with that Royal Blue Suede upper.  In fact, my infatuation stretched across the purchase of two pairs, the second being with Black Suede.  Yes, insert sheepish grin here, I tend to do that.  Purchase things in multiples.  Particularly when it comes to shoes.  As though you didn’t already know that by now. Purple Wolf Head Pendant fashioned from Clay.  It’s from this amazing store called The Rogue & The Wolf which is in …

Acquisitions, Acquisitions, Acquisitions

Let me clarify that I am NOT a brand snob.  Nope, nope, nope.  I love and covet, with equal levels of lust, both indie labels as well as haute couture treasures.  And, let’s be honest, most of us can’t afford to dish out that sort of money for luxury pieces, even as we continue to live in hope.  Which is why the accessibility proffered by the likes of Etsy and eBay are priceless beyond, well, price tags. This authentic and genuinely amazing Vintage Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Denim Jacket was a gift from my man for Christmas. So too this glorious Fabric + Snakeskin + Crocodile Bag from Cavalli.  I am blessed to have married someone who understands and indulges in my “hoarding”.  Both the Westwood and Cavalli were purchased here. Now this beautiful Isabel Marant Mesh Tank Dress isn’t vintage but it’s gorgeous and so versatile.  Can you believe this is my very first garment from the House of Marant?  Yes, I am hanging my head in shame.  Purchased from a diehard aficionado of IM …