Posted by Mitzi on July 30th, 2011
I have a little challenge for you this summer. This challenge will allow you to keep your credit cards, stash your money aside, and ultimately help you save up for a sweet sunny summer escapade together with your beau.
The challenge is: Do not buy anything new for your wardrobe. Instead, raid your man’s closet for [...]
Posted by Mitzi on January 16th, 2011
My detective eyes are once again on the lookout for the hottest wedding trends this 2011! Some are surprisingly simple, and others resulted from flights of creativity. Well, well, well, let me give you a peek of what you may expect for this year.
1. Colors. Purples and greys were popular last year. But now, it’s [...]
Posted by Mitzi on January 14th, 2011
A new year comes with a new fashion style. For the year 2011, the rustic-chic concepts with charming details are definitely in. Laces, simple bold colors, birdcage veils, belts and ribbons are making their comeback. There’s a vintage boom exploding this year, from the pre-nuptial shoot, to the getaway car, to the souvenirs, to the [...]
Posted by Mitzi on September 7th, 2010
Gold was once known to be tacky, wear too much of it and you risk looking like a Christmas ornament. But it is no longer a faux pas today. Gold is now considered a primary fashion color, as Anna Dello Russo of Vogue Nippon says, gold is the new black. What was once tacky is [...]
Posted by Mitzi on August 21st, 2010
Out with the embellished bags and in with the vintage-inspired ladylike bags!
Replacing the large heavily studded bags of recent years are the simple and elegant bags of half a century ago. The ladylike style of the 50’s and 60’s bags offers a great complement to the longer length 50’s style skirts being turned out in [...]
Posted by Mitzi on August 16th, 2010
I just got back from one of the busiest shopping sites in the world with a few extra pounds, an emptied pocket and a couple of aching feet. As expected, the whole four days of my stay were spent walking, shopping and eating!
We stayed in Causeway Bay where the renowned Sogo and Timesquare are located. [...]
Posted by Mitzi on June 30th, 2010
What is an American fashion staple that is always in every person’s closet? A good pair of jeans of course!
Denim is in style, regardless of season. I remember browsing through my mom’s old photos, when their hairstyles were still curly and brushed up carrying the look of the rockstars in the 70’s. Her group of [...]
Posted by Mitzi on June 4th, 2010
Just got back from the magnanimous and authentic Chinatown ~ five days of Shanghai ambiance – where east meets west – 13 meals of real Shanghai foods and nearly 30 hours of intense walking.
My main objective was to visit the grand and internationally marketed event, Shanghai World Expo 2010. I expected to see beautifully built [...]