Inspired by Frida Kahlo

Inspired by Frida Kahlo

I tried walking around in Sweden in my Frida-Kahlo-inspired look back in 2005-2006. You know, big skirts, big accessories, but without the monobrow. It wasn’t really appreciated. Ironic, when her fashion sense is perceived legendary. I received strange –...
Avoiding sunburn

Avoiding sunburn

Some truth about the sun and sunbathing: 1. Those sensitive to the sun are kids, redhaired and freckled people. 2. Jeans block well against the sun, and so do dark-colored clothes (I thought about the muslim women when I read this). Thin cotton not so good. 3. Apply a...
Proudly Asian

Proudly Asian

I love fashion. But why limit the limelight just on western styles and brands? The asian products – very cheap, colorful and creative – are just as worthy the attention. I can count every day the many people who bear a Louis Vuitton. But a bayong? In the...
Chic ala French Riviera

Chic ala French Riviera

The French Riviera is the place where there are many bearers of french sigtunature bags, most especially Louis Vuitton. People wear a lot of light-colored clothes with soft, flowing material and sailor-inspired styles:  sailor collars, stripes and combination of...
Cone on in Vietnam

Cone on in Vietnam

We stayed in Vietnam for over a week in December 2012. The first thing I bought was Non la, the palm-leaf conical hat. Non las are still widely used even in the streets of the big city Hanoi – mostly by hawkers. Out in the countryside, people working in the...