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Monday, March 26, 2012

Sunset hill

I was so busy over the weekend participating in a sport tournament and had no time for any blog pictures! It's been mostly dry and "less cold" today so we took some quick shots after work right by the nearby neighbourhood! The unique hilly street really caught our eyes! I hope you had a good start of your week!

Balenciaga moto jacket in Havana
Levi's ID Curve skinny jeans
DV by Dolce Vita booties
Celine lipstick mini luggage

Thanks for reading!
xxx

Friday, March 23, 2012

Cherry blossoming

After days of crazy weather, Portland decided today is probably a good day to let us enjoy some well deserved vitamin D! These are the cherry blossom trees right behind my office! I have got to take advantages of them, right?

Top and jacket borrowed from mum
Skirt is by H&M
Shoes Ivanka Trump via Endless
Bag is Balenciaga City in Orange Brule via HgBags ($100 off and free shipping sale going on right now)
Sunnies are by Lindberg

Close look at the beautiful cherry blossom

Thanks for reading!! Hope you have something fun planned for the weekend ahead!
xxx

Thursday, March 22, 2012

New hair and a cupcake

I finally did it! I finally got to have my hair coloured and a much needed trim! DH forgot to bring the camera to the hair salon so we only took a quick snapshot of the after product. We went to New Season market to have our favourite red velvet cupcake! It was absolutely delicous!!



Sorry for the lack of post. Weather has finally turned better so I am looking forward to more blog worthy pictures tomorrow! Until then, thanks for reading :)

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Hail in March

It's late March, can you believe it? We have been having crazy weather here today. Started off cloudy, turned into sloushy rain, then sunshine and now it's hailing haha. I think the weather is seriously confused and couldn't decide what to do with us Portland.

Anyway, I pulled out my patent leather boots I bought a few years ago because of the wetness. Is patent still in? I don't even care haha, I just want to be able to wear my old stuff again :p

This jean coat with faux fur trim is "vintage". Well, I have had it for at least 8-9 years now. I am trying to "shop" in my own closet these days so I am just recycling old stuff and try to pair them differently!

Necklace is by Judith Ripka and amethyst ring is by Barbara Bixby both from QVC
Large Affair clutch bag is Rebecca Minkoff with rose studds (you have seen my latest reveal in the last post)



Beautiful new daffodil bloomed right in front of our house!

I can al.....most feel spring is coming...almost lol

xxx

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Dreaming of warmer weather

Dreaming of warmer weather



H M one shoulder top
£15 - hm.com

J brand skinny jeans
$230 - stylebop.com

Ivanka Trump gold sandals
$126 - heels.com

Ippolita drop earrings
$395 - neimanmarcus.com

Forever 21 jewelry
$9.80 - forever21.com

Endless is having their last day of Friends and Family sale (20% off with the code FRNDSFAM at checkout).
These are some of the cute Rebecca Minkoff bags I am lusting over, Moonstruck hobos in two fabulous colours! Look at the studs on the bag!! It can doubled as weapon, don't you think? haha


RM Morning After Clutch (MAC) in rasberry (via Ring My Bell)
Cute MAC in colour blocking and straw! (via Song of Style)
Lastly, if you like the Ivanka Trump sansals that were featured in the Polyvre, they are on sale at Endless for $39.97 (original $140)!!


Now I am praying the weather clears up soon otherwise I am at risk at developing winter depression lol.

xxx

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Rebecca Minkoff red hot beauty

Some of you may already know that I am a Rebecca Minkoff handbag fan. I have been loving her design for 3+ years now. Many bags came and left (because either the style or the colours did not work out for me) but I always have a place in my heart for RM!

Now, some of you may think this is very Chanel inspired. Trust me, I had a Chanel and it just didn't work for me. The style is somewhat boxy and I was afraid using it because it felt so dressy and too expensive to just carrying it out. Eventually I let it go. When I saw RM came out with the Affair style, I was so happy! With several leather and hardware colours to choose from, it'd be awesome if I could find one in the combo I love.

Most Affairs were made in the regular/medium size. I saw a large size Affair when I was up in Seattle last year and thought the size would work perfectly for me since I like medium to larger size bag anyway. Unfortunately the colour they had was not enough for me to pull the trigger, so I waited.

I stumbled upon this beautiful blood red Affair with my favourite rose gold HW yesterday. She was just sitting on the shelf, alone, and I was so happy to bring her home! (I previewed some of her pictures on my Instagram yesterday already).

Onto the pictures (sorry, all pictures were taken somewhat indoor since the weather became "normal" here again, raining and cold)

Skinny Levi's ID curve jeans
YSL Lapis Arty ring
Ivanka Trump Whisker pump in luggage (sale going on now, REALLY comfy pump)






This is the first day I got her, sitting comfortablely in my car with her new sister RM leopard Covet (you have see me carrying it many times)
Both via Instagram (@kiwifashionblog)


Today she was sitting my lap as we drove


Sorry for the photo overload lol but I really want to share my joy with you. It was a happy day for me to find this beautiful Affair!

Online places to find Reecca Minkoff
                                   Endless (my fav)
                   Zappos
                     Shopbop
                       Nordstorm
                       StefaniBag

xxx



Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Blue on blue

What's my luck? Another day of beautiful sunshine! I decided to pull out my electric blues in my wardrobe today!
Outremer Balenciaga City bag
YSL Aure blue Arty ring
Electirc blue cashmere sweater (gift from mum)
Jeans by Levi's ID curve
Frye's black riding boots
Faux fur chinchilla coat by Calvin Klein





This is the location we shot our pictures today. It almost looks like we were in NYC ;)

Sunday, March 4, 2012

First real day of spring

It's finally sunny today, finally! The sun is shinning, birds are singing and the sky is blue (ok ok I am over doing it lol). It's still too cold to wear really springy cloths though so I decided to put on some colours!
We walked around Lovejoy street in Portland. There are so many cool buildings and spots, perfect for pictures. I will be back again real soon.
In the meantime, follow me on Instagram (@kiwifashionblog), you can see picture updates of my daily highlights! I had one of the yummiest cappucino this morning at Lovejoy bakers




Jacket is by Mac&Jac
High waisted skirt by H&M
Sunnies are by Lindberg
Shoes by DV Dolce Vita (love this style so much, I want the new orange spring colour)
Bag is by Celine
Ring is from HSN


I got my vitamin D for the day, how about you?

xxx