Sunday, March 23, 2014

Look Ahead

There will always be troubles, and hard times. And through those tough times, remember to never doubt ever yourself. A decision was made that put you in that tough position, but decisions can be made to work your ass out of it too. Make your decisions wisely, because you control your life. Nobody else but you.

Remember to remove the toxicities in your life. You don't need unnecessary drama.

Work for what you want, nobody is going to hand it to you on a silver platter.

Good times ahead my friends, good times ahead.


Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Keeping Sane

Finally understood the whole retail therapy thing. I don't know why I have never seemed to understand it when my friends told me they want to go shopping after a major exam. I always thought it was just a shopping trip after the exams because we all want to dress up and wear new clothes. This term however, has brought a new light to this whole therapy thing. Shopping has helped me keep sane from all the madness school has brought about.

My Madness:

Specifically, awkward group discussions, annoying classmates, and overwhelming midterms. This term has had its ups and downs. Well, here are the downs. I had two rounds of midterms, the first round involved 3 midterms consecutively (day after day), and the second had me doing 2 midterms in 3 days. I don't even remember how many sleepless nights there were. Did I also mention how this term, I have had tons of encounters with rude+selfish classmates, and am also in a Co-op class with the most unhappy teacher ever (not that she's not helpful, just unhappy)?

This shit totally classifies under #firstworldproblems, so here's showing my appreciation for the other easily-overlooked things in life to draw a better balance between my appreciation and my complains:

While school has been pretty crazy, this is also the first term I am living off campus with a roommate! And I promise the nicest thing that can happen to an international student like myself is finding the perfect place, at an extremely reasonable price, and staying with the sweetest roommate ever. Cooking your own food, taking naps whenever you want, and most importantly, not getting bothered by drunk kids. Not mentioning I have the nicest landlords ever! Also, I have been finding out a lot more about my little island Victoria! It's little cute cafes, and amazing beaches. Yes, yes... This is me showing off, so, BE JEALOUS.

View my Instagram for pictures!!!

Anyway back to topic, here is my solution to the madness:

After my first round of midterms, I bought myself my first pair of Rag & Bones which were on sale (score!!!). On a separate occasion, I bought myself my next pair of Rag & Bones (obviously on sale too), and two Wilfred slip tops! I'm so cheap, everything I have mentioned was on sale. And after my second round of midterms to which I just received my results (I did not too bad, thank you for asking), I decided to reward myself by ordering some Zara goodness online. I also bought a pineapple skirt (yeah, on sale too).

Zara can do no wrong. Neither can pineapple skirts.

Now, I might be broke, but at least I look sassy broke.

And so, shopping is how I keep sane my friends.


Monday, March 17, 2014

Of Friends and Lovers

We revolve around relationships.

Of friends and lovers.

Relationships have the power to shape us.

But never let anyone change you too much.

Or you might completely lose yourself.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Currently obsessed with:

After so long, I am finally trying to get back to blogging. I remember the days when I promised that I would blog frequently and more regularly. Well, obviously that didn't happen... But I've recently renewed my interest in time some time to write and post my thoughts online. All because of Jess from Jesslovesfred (who also decided to go back to blogging after she was in hiatus for the longest time ever), and Jem from Jemmawei. I love their sense of style, as well as their writing style. I don't know how to write fancy, but I do love typing out my thoughts, so here goes nothing!

Before I divulge into more nonsense, I better get started on what I originally set out to do! That is, to compound a list of what I am currently obsessing over:

1. Ankle-slit pants. After I bought a pair of Rag & Bone jeans from Aritzia with zippers that would show the slits, I have fallen absolutely in love with them! I have been wearing them too much during the winter, and they have proven to be very versatile. I saw a similar pair on Olivia from Lusttforlife. Second Image from lusttforlife.

 2. The Oscar selfie. I mean, who isn't obsessed with that? Well and the Oscars of course... But honestly I don't know who won what (except that Lupita Nyong'o won best actress), and I don't intend to find out. What I do know is that Ellen is just brilliant as a host. If I got a chance to go to her show, I definitely would! Okay, maybe I'm not obsessed with the Oscar Selfie, I'm obsessed with Ellen. P.S. I thought Lupita Nyong'o looked stunning in her dress, and I really need to watch that movie.

3. Zara. I have a sick obsession with Zara's stuff. Not that you don't already know. I have a couple of items in my shopping cart, I just got to decide which ones I will get now and which I will get later, because you know... I'm a broke student and I can't afford them all. Till then, Zara has me wrapped around it's web page.

That's all I've been obsessing about right now! I hope I can post more outfit/lookbook posts soon! I am going on a road trip with my roommate (she's fantastic by the way) after my final exams, and hopefully I will be able to squeeze in time to take lots of outfit pictures. 

Thanks for sticking around! See you later alligator!

Images from this post are all from tumblr unless stated otherwise.