Cocktails and Style: Which One are You?

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by Vie on December 29, 2011

Hello again lovelies! My apology for leaving my blog blank for a few days. I guess I’m still enjoying the holiday feeling. It’s been raining, cloudy and windy every day and all I wanted to do was curling up in bed with my novel or watching some movies. However, I woke up this morning with an idea. I’m gonna write something fun today. New year is approaching real soon and no matter how you celebrate it, you gotta include cocktails as part of your plan! While people are toasting with champagne or wine, I’d go for yummy cocktails. And if you have particular cocktail in mind, let’s have a little bit of fun by matching it with what you will wear on this year-end celebration. Here are some of my favorite cocktails (and I hope you find yours here) and how I would wear my fashion to go along with them! : )

1. Cosmopolitan.
If Cosmo is your choice, then you’re definitely the Sex & the City Girl. Cosmo girls are playful, feminine, and flirtatious. They know what they want and they usually get it. For this first section, I choose this gorgeous twill dress from Philosophy Di Alberta Ferretti. It’s absolutely stunning and would hug your figure just right!

Cosmopolitan Style

1. Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti Asymmetrical Twill Dress. US$550.
2. Jessica Simpson Unchain My Heart Gold Bangle. US$30.
3. OPI You’re a Pisa Work Nail Color. US$8.
4. Danielle Nicole Pleated Clutch. US$78.
5. Michael Kors Toni Sandals. US$175.

2. Mojito.
Mojito is my safest bet whenever I visit new bar. It’s a simple cocktail blend that doesn’t only look good but also taste good. I just love the sight and the smell of refreshing mint leaves. Mojito girls are fun, exciting and knows how to have a good time. That’s why I figure shiny sequins would totally represent this green style!

Mojito Style

1. Diane Von Furstenberg Sequined Silk Top. US$385.
2. Stila Going Green Trio Eye Shadow. US$20.
3. Vanessa Bruno Black Leather Skirt. US$283.80.
4. Bounkit Green Amethyst Ring. US$290.
5. Foley + Corinna FC Lady Clutch. US$200.
6. Georgina Goodman Mia Leather Ankle Boots. US$180.25.

3. Sangria.
This is my other favorite cocktail, so fresh and delish! Sangria girls, you are fun, bubbly and absolutely full of colors. For fruity drink like this, you need to be a bit more playful with bright shades. This new embroidery dress from Sass & bide is not only fun to look at but also fancy to wear. Dare to be bold in colors? Why not!

Sangria Style

1. Sass & Bide Embroidered Dress. US$795.
2. Swarovski Ribbon Pierced Earrings. US$165.
3. River Island Hard Clutch Bag. US$29.09.
4. Lancome Juicy Tubes Jelly. US$18.
5. Michael Kors Neon Pink Patent Sandals. US$225.

 4. Martini.
Martini girls, you are classy, elegant and seductive. Basically, you drink with class! For this classic choice, I come across Donna Karan’s famous satin tank top to bring out your sophisticated persona. Here’s to Miss independent!

Martini Style

1. Donna Karan Satin Wrap Top. US$1,195.
2. Dior Green Design Color Palette. US$59.
3. Etro Wide Leg Pants. US$730.
4. Rebecca Minkoff Mini Mac Clutch. US$195.
5. Jimmy Choo Fairy Satin Shoes. US$850.
6. Kate Spade Glossy Garden Necklace. US$328.

5. Long Island Iced Tea.
Another classic cocktail you can’t miss. Long Island girls, you are absolutely charming, classy and refreshingly sweet! That’s why I choose this elegant and sexy dress from Julien Macdonald to shine your beauty. After all, you can never go wrong with a touch of gold right?

Long Island Iced Tea Style

1. Julien Macdonald Silk Satin and Lace Dress. US$1,002.50.
2. Smashbox Be Discovered Cream Cheek Trio. US$29.
3. Kate Spade Sweet Zinnia Floral Bracelet. US$148.
4. Aldo Rosendo Clutch. US$35.
5. Miu Miu Glitter Sandals. US$730.

6. Strawberry Daiquiri.
Last but definitely not the least, I will close today’s post with something sweet. Strawberry Daiquiri girls are absolute sweethearts. They’re casual and can light up the room instantly with their bubbly personality. For this, I choose simple yet daring red dress from Moschino to represent the sweetness. Here’s to lovely ladies!

Strawberry Daiquiri Style

1. Love Moschino Red Shift Dress. US$412.50.
2. BCBGeneration Indie Spirit Center Necklace. US$34.99.
3. Lodis Convertible Bag. US$238.
4. Pour La Victoire Cristella 2. US$81.99.
5. Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick. US$19.

So, which one is your style? Share your thoughts! : )

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Happy Christmas!

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by Vie on December 24, 2011

Christmas 2011

Dear Lovelies,

This is it! the time we all have been waiting for. I’m wishing you all a wonderful holiday season. Have a joyous celebration with your lovely friends and family!

Merry Christmas and stay warm! : )

Lots of love,


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8 Beautiful Nail Colors for Winter

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by Vie on December 24, 2011

I can’t believe Christmas is only a day away. I am very excited to spend this special day with some friends. We’re planning to have a pot-luck BBQ party and I’m responsible for the kebabs. I love pot luck, I think it’s the most fun party ever. It’s just too bad that I won’t be able to spend it with my family this year. Speaking about Christmas, I trust that you all have finished your shopping? If not, I have a last-minute suggestion that will make your holiday nicer and merrier. Today I’ll be talking about nail colors that are subtle, sweet and delicate. Sometimes we are too busy thinking what to wear that we forget to pay attention to our nails. Well, here’s a reminder to get those manicure/pedicure that you’ve been putting off for too long! Try these colors to match your lovely winter dress and have a great celebration!

Winter Nail Colors

1. Essie Winter Collection Nail Polish. US$8.
2. Tom Ford Beauty Nail Polish. US$30.
3. Deborah Lippmann Glitter in the Air Nail Polish. US$16.
4. Butter London Spring/Summer Nail Polish. US$14.
5. Deborah Lippmann Daytripper Nail Polish. US$16.
6. Essie Greens Nail Polish. US$8.
7. Nails Inc Notting Hill Nail Polish. US$19.50.
8. Essie Fall Collection Nail Polish. US$8.

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Here’s another update from the Pre Fall 2012 collection. This time I’ll be talking about the young and trendy ones. Alice + Olivia, DSquared² and Moschino Cheap and Chic. This dynamic trio surely knows how to capture my heart! From good girl gone bad to sexy little plaids and classic retro, you’re invited to have a good time expressing your energetic, high-style and fashionable self with these gorgeous showcases. Enjoy!

1. Alice + Olivia.
For this season, Alice + Olivia goes with retro glamor style. You can expect high-rise pants, bold flower prints, lace and fluffy fur vest with knitted pullover. Gloves and barrett hats are most favorite accessories. They complement the outfit perfectly by giving the elegant and sassy look. See more of Alice + Olivia here.

Pre Fall 2012 Alice + Olivia

2. DSquared².
You gotta love this dynamic duo for their endless and daring imagination. This year, they choose to be good girl gone bad and what a powerful collection it is! Whether you want to show flaunt your curves in little black dress or lounge around comfortably in over-sized coats, they’ve got it all. Here are my favorite dresses, you can look for more here.

DSquared2 Pre Fall 2012

3. Moschino Cheap & Chic.
Moschino Cheap & Chic makes plaid so adorable and cute. But that’s not the only style for Pre-Fall. Anything sheer, floral, bright and delicate seem to be the constant inspiration. Everything looks so neat and beautifully tailored-made. I’m absolutely in love with all of them! Here are my top three but feel free to view their entire collection here.

Moschino Cheap & Chic Pre Fall 2012

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6 Tips to Have an Enjoyable Winter

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by Vie on December 18, 2011

It’s been pouring like crazy in Bali. After a long anticipation, finally we can enjoy the cool breeze and relaxing sound of the rain. Our house is close to rice paddies and empty lots so when the wind blowing our way, it can be quite cold. This wet season always makes me feel lazy and mellow, and I really don’t feel like going out unless it’s necessary. I just love curling up at home with a good book, good movies and of course, good food. Now I know winter isn’t the same with rain, but since the rain here also comes with the wind and storm, I’d like to keep myself warm at home. Anyways, here’s what I think you can do (besides turning the heater on) to keep yourself cozy even if it’s cold outside.

1. Wear Comfy Sweater and pants.
I know, typical right? but not this time. Instead of lounging around in your grandma sweater, why don’t we get you something more stylish and hip? Just because you’re staying in doesn’t mean you can look whatever. Here are some nice combos I found that will definitely make your day/night much more enjoyable, and yes, they are super comfortable you wouldn’t want to take them off.

Cute Sweaters and Pants

1. Victoria’s Secret Long Sleeve Athletic Tee. US$29.50.
2. See by Chloe Knitted Cotton Sweater. US$340.
3. Ralph Lauren Black Label Knitted Sweater. US$4oo.
4. Victoria’s Secret Wear Everywhere Pant. US$39.50.
5. Juicy Couture Terry Sailor Pant. US$84.99.
6. Jockey Scrubs Comfort Pants. US$38.

2. Cover Your Toes Right.
If you plan to stay warm, then you should consider wrapping your feet right, because having cold feet means having cold everything. I have chosen some cute socks to complement your adorable outfit!

Cute Socks

1. Thorlo Experia Socks. US$10.46.
2. Old Navy Liner Socks 3 Set. US$6.50.
3. Forever21 Ditsy Flower Ankle Socks. US$0.95.
4. Rachel Greene 2 Pack Argyle/Hearts. US$5.99.
5. Madewell Cypress Socks. US$11.
6. Sonoma Life 3 Pack Ribbed Socks. US$4.99.

3. Give Yourself Relaxing Massages.
There’s nothing more heavenly than having relaxing massage. This next item is recommendable for you who wants to stay home but still feeling all pampered and relaxed. These personal massagers are total must-haves, especially if you spend most of the time sitting in front of the computer. Good news is they are quite affordable! Give yourself an excellent reward!

Relaxing Massager

1. iNeed Lumbar Massage Cushion. US$59.99.
2. Prosepra Kneading Massager Cushion. US$49.98.
3. Back Revitalizer Back Massager. US$32.99.
4. Zyllion Arc Mini Personal Massager. US$24.99.
5. Prosepra Personal Jade Massager. US$70.
6. The Sharper Image Deep Kneading Shiatsu Foot Massage. US$91.88.

4. Make a Cup of Hot Coco.
The perfect choice for cold season. No matter how old (or young) you are, there’s always room in your tummy for a cup of classic hot coco. I’ve found some yummy selection that would definitely make you crave for more than one cup! Enjoy this with your loved ones and feel the instant warmth!

Hot Chocolates

1. Swiss Miss Rich Chocolate. US$23.94.
2. Starbucks Cocoa Gourmet. US$18.84.
3. Hersheys Cocoa Special Dark. US$21.77.
4. Stephen’s Gourmet Candycane Hot Cocoa. US$18.96.
5. Nestle Rich Milk Chocolate. US$28.95.
6. Swiss Miss Marshmallow Madness. US$20.54.

5. Snuggle to Fluffy Teddy Bears.
You can never be too old for this. A loyal companion that you can snuggle and squeeze anytime you feel like it! Cuddle him when watching movies in the couch or snuggle him when taking afternoon nap.

Teddy Bears

1. Melissa & Doug Bonbon Bear. US$12.24.
2. Ty Candy Cane Bear. US$6.
3. Gund 2011 Limited Edition Custom Bear. US$39.95.
4. Nici 50cm Brown Bear. US$35.99.
5. Gund Philbin Bear. US$16.15.
6. FAO Schawrz Oatmeal Bear. US$24.99.

6. Burn Scented Candles.
Now this is my favorite item when it comes to staying home in rainy season. My favorite scent is definitely vanilla, but then again I love everything about vanilla. I recently bought a big jar of Vanilla Swirl and I totally love it. As a matter of fact, I’m burning it right now : )

Scented Candles

1. Bath and Body Works Warm Vanilla Sugar. US$19.50.
2. Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Scented Candle. US$65.
3. Slatkin & Co Marshmallow Peppermint Candle. US$9.50.
4. Body Shop Vanilla Lime Candle. US$11.20.
5. Loccitane Lavender Scented Candle. US$25.
6. Bath and Body Works Sun Ripened Raspberry. US$19.50.

I wish you all a relaxing, comforting and enjoyable winter! : )

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