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mycupoffruittea

Posted in DIY, Food & Dining, Inspiration by styleantagonist on May 23, 2010

Here’s a snapshots series of fruit tea preparation that i would like to share. i have readied them in orderly manner, it’s simple straight forward and requires no further  instructions. Except, to add sweets according to your liking. This recipe was observed by me a few months back, when i celebrated with my colleague a farewell lunch in a vegetarian restaurant. We had this tea which is the restaurant’s specialty. A recommended beverage for those weight / health watchers. Bon apetite~

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Breaching impossible

Posted in Inspiration, Shoes, Style, Thoughts by styleantagonist on March 6, 2010

Wearing Dorothy Perkins floral motives puff sleeved dress, Balenciaga inspired booties, Rimmel 260 Funtime Fuschia.

 i can impossibly imagine me wearing a real Balenciaga or Sam Edelman bootie. First, obviously it would cost me a bomb. Second, it would also cost me a bomb… Hmm. However, i suffered much a struggle in trying to get over it. Thank God that i have discovered a local online blog store that brings in ‘designer-inspired’ or ‘fashion-inspired’ shoes all the way from Korea (if i am not wrong). . i almost could not believe my eyes and was quite stunned when i first glared at these boots one night when i was browsing through the net to ease off my shopping addictions after a hard day at work that i don’t even passionate about. It’s all worth the money for now considering my financial health in an intensive care unit at stage. i always thank Him for the path in preventing me from splurging into ‘expensive-and-could-not-afford buys. i gave a thought, many many times with that thousands of bucks spent on fetish-looking-booties-that-i-know-i-would-not-even-wear-it-out-in-public-not-especially-in-a-sub-urb-name-Kuantan-except-for-blogging-purpose. Phew! :D i could do good by getting a plentiful collection of vintage dresses for myself and the many important things that i always almost forgot to do like car painting & overhaul, a decent Western cuisine family dinner treat and a problem-free handphone for my boyfriend.

i wonder, how many of us as ‘fashion-bloggers’ overindulged ourselves with designer’s-labels just to feel good about ourselves in it and in the end, ended up feeling empty and devastated all over again? And the cycle continues… Do you? As for me, yes. How do you cope with your temptations & money when it is getting out of control? Any suggestions? Tips are welcome here. Would love to hear from you. Good night & Have a nice weekend ahead!

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Hiatal Randomness

Posted in Food & Dining, Inspiration, Sketches & Drawings, Style, Thoughts by styleantagonist on February 18, 2010

i believe most of you are aware that i’ve been for the longest break ever and felt like i’ve just recovered from a sleeping spell that has been casted on me by a lazy wicked witch. Felt quite awkward though as i’m composing this post today. Well, there’s no big excuse but to admit that i was really hooked up with so many forms of busyness both important & unnecessary activities. Sad to say, most of them are time procrastinating. Still can’t really figure out what i’ve done so far. By the time i’m done with it, was really exhausted and left with almost no time for blogging. Really apologize for that. However, as the New Year approached i’ve made a little promise to myself in trying not to conveniently neglect this blog of mine at any time again. Anyway, long story short – here are some picture collections taken from the recent lengthy time away from blogging :D Enjoy~

A small treat to me from myself on New Year’s eve…Admiring my one & only open-toe bootie…and my only leather bag…Blowing & cutting birthday cakes, perpetually reminding the victim their age and weight & later to find myself munching on the bigger piece…Bold color nail paintings, that one thing which is easily undo if not satisfactory…Bulking up on creams & sweets as if i’m not bulky enough…Christmas celebration. What is more predictable than seeing this bobbles as decorations on trees at the end of each year…Compulsive shopping again…Compulsive test fitting other than shopping…Counting dead rats for the week’s record…Detaching feathers from the F21 bull’s end necklace thinking that it might look better without it…Diet & healthy eatings minus the discipline…Dining at Stevens, they have the most dodgy yet artful way of returning customers their change…Dining out with friends hoping for free meal instead ended up going dutch…Dressing up according to themes, in this case – fringe…Switching to local cousines after having enough of westerns… eerie Christmas visit to the Turnwald’s…Enjoying the sun while it still lasted during the monsoon…Envying people who gets soft toys on special occasions though i don’t really like one… Finally got myself a pair of winged earrings… For a change, drawings instead of day-dreamings… Gift spending & wraping, a matter of fact, its easier to receive than to give. my version of saying, its also easy to wrap than to give…Gone crazy with the food in my mouth…Got my first bold paper yarn bag…Hanging out with family – Little sister & Wendy of BlackCoffeeCrumbs… Hearty gift from a close aquiantance…Here’s mute-mode aka the invisible partner throughout the city trip…Perpetually forgetting things, specifically where i placed them… Cheese binging…Imprisoning myself at home in an effort to avoid from shopping, but still ended up shopping, i have forgotten to go offline..Last minute Chinese New Year shopping is no longer a challenge, shops still opens on public holidays these days, no hurry & no worry… Lingering at F21 while i still can…Lunching with sisters – mine, iced lime tea…Mini business trip with my sisters… Condeming overpriced mini magnetos…One thing that i will always got it right – anticipating a bouquet of flower for my birthday (yawn)…Reunion dinner with family – the only time that i literally forgotten about the word ‘starvation’…Running almost all the wedding marathons in town, except mine…Self portraying for the blogging rainy days…Self posing for my idle blog and i take ages to post it out…Shooting for fun, pretending to become a cover model…Slurpings & burpings…Sneak peaking on how i look from the back…Trying out low-budget hotel rooms…Spicing up meals with super hot Peri Peri chicken…Spotted an almost look alike Murano-inspiration lamp…Stealling some lego pieces from my lil bro’s project just to irritate him…Test fitting and later on regretting for not buying…The most procastinating hobby, sleeping as usual. Picture credit to MuteMode and idea to BlackCoffeeCrumbs. Wait till i take yours…Travelling between two states, no money to go abroad…Unwrapping predictable gifts…Wondering if they have the biggest card with the smallest price…Wrestling with Raven the black nose Rottie, for no good reason…Imagining the impossible…and Watching Lion dance hoping for a blunder…

Ta ta’s-

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Bib, The making.

Posted in DIY, Inspiration by styleantagonist on December 11, 2009

 

i was very much inspired enough by The Glamourai’s bib necklace creation when i first set my eyes on her blog. i must admit that i came to know about the existence of DIY bib necklaces through her. She was one of my blogger friend who does DIYs on women’s fashion accessories. If i am not wrong, i recalled seeing bib necklaces way back in my college days in 2000 – 2002. But it was revisited now. Anyway, what i did was, without much of thinking, i make time and grabbed all the old necklaces and leftover beads that i can find and started making a bib out of them. i was pretty sure that it is as simple enough to do one. Thanks to blackcoffeecrumbs for the captured pics and mute-mode for the yummy milo-iced drink on a hot sunny day just enough to chill me off the heat in the no-ventilation-kitchen. And mom (sorry, she doesn’t own a blog of her own at the moment, i will try convincing her to begin with one as she has got so many to share about everything pluss her english is way much better than mine ;-) ), who’s kind enough to cook herself a packet of instant noodle just to keep me accompanied during my bib project..

And while we were all being so chatty, suddenly we were greeted by an unwelcome guest…

Yes, its the none other than the predictable irritating Raven (ughh, speaking of her, i despised her for bitting my newly purchased but never worn F21 long tank top just now!!! Arghhh!!!)

Will let you know the outcome of the bib once its in completion. It has only reached a 90% of progression for now. Hopefully i have the time to finish it off.

Have a wonderful weekend to all of you!

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Sartorialist Sunday

Posted in Inspiration, Style by styleantagonist on November 15, 2009

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This is my Sunday church outfit. Dressed up in my new Sartorialist Coat from CastelleClothing. Definitely does have a connection with the military jackets in my previous post :D Not that i actually buy them (ahem, Nadia :D, thanks for asking.. he he!) , it will cost me a bomb and i shall no longer exist to eat & shop again! ha ha! It was a “close-to inspiration” with thousands of times cheaper.. Just love the edgy cuts.

i’d guess it was a blessed coat after all. Apparently, i suddenly became visible and was appointed to be in the participating organizing committee for the Christmas presentation for no good reason (i skipped Sunday church more often than my sisters). So here comes the headache part, i was supposed to be in the purchasing of materials simply because i am better at shopping than to plan a presentation :D i need input on this, any suggestions my fellow friends? i have in mind a short & funny sketch of Jesus birth, say maybe something more discreet like the preparation of crib and necessities. In short, the reality and common reactions of the people surroundings. i am sure that some of them must have been very restless, clumsy due to excessive excited-ness, panic attack, forgetfulness & etc.. which makes the whole picture looks more realistic. What do you think? Is it appropriate? Suggestions are welcome here. Thank you for your time and have a wonderful week ahead! Adios~

Stud-Starvations

Posted in Inspiration, Wish-List by styleantagonist on November 12, 2009

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i’m contemplating to purchase a studded vest and saw several from a local blog. Both designs are available in Black, Brown & Grey color. However, i was so unlucky enough the get gold of the black ones as they are immediately reserved with a blink of an eye. So, i have opted for a brown and grey respectively. Waiting for its arrival now… Hopefully it looks good.

Military Connection

Posted in Inspiration, Wish-List by styleantagonist on November 12, 2009

Image courtesy of MamasARollingSstone.comImage courtesy of ShinyStyle.tvImage courtesy of PeopleCronicles.com

Image courtesy of StarDollDesires.blogspot.com

Burberry Propsum Military-based collection

Post inspiraton has led me to a shopaholic me again… picture coming soon.

Wise as an Owl*

Posted in Collectibles, Inspiration by styleantagonist on October 26, 2009

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Discovered this adorable metal owl necklace in our local outlet store. To be added into my metal gear collections. And that kinda reminds me of “Hello, its time to dispose your unused accessories” Its easier to buy than to sell, don’t you feel?

Have a nice week ahead! 

Kane’s summary

Posted in Collectibles, Colors, Inspiration, Style, Thoughts by styleantagonist on October 24, 2009

christopherkaneThe thought of Christopher Kane’s designs kept on reiterating in my mind has led me to a rampage hunt for a similar obsession. After months of search, this is what i came up with… christopherkane2Yes, all into one scarf. Compressed neatly with a twist.christopherkane1Wearing: Pastarasta White Cotton Top, 3pm Denim, Printed Silk Chiffon Scarf, Balenciaga Motorcycle Bag, MNG Black Pumps.

Peace to everyone!

100th posts – F21 Preload

Posted in Inspiration, Shoes by styleantagonist on September 10, 2009

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Aaah, what a relief to witness the arrival of my Forever21 Fringe Boots today… i’m the happiest person in town today!

Have a great day and i hope your package (if any) arrived safely.. i totally understand how you feel for delayed arrival. ; )