Wednesday, 26 June 2013

OOTD; ruffle my feathers

You know that feeling when you chanced upon something unexpected? Was digging my closet trying to find something decent to wear (I do this every single day T.T) and then I saw this dress. Stashed far deep in my closet, long forgotten.

I couldn't even remember when I bought it! Definitely more than a year ago but I remember that I didn't think I could pull it off because of the ruffles cascading down the sides of the dress. Not just one side okay, both sides! I thought, I'll look like a bird, with feathers, with wings! Clearly, the Nadya back then didn't share the same thoughts with the Nadya today hehe.

Its a sleeveless dress so I thought hard. Wear it with a tshirt or with an outerwear? Think think think.
Hmm, outerwear looks more formal and I was going for a formal look anyways!

Am completely in love with this dress right now. 

Its like I broke up with it, met it by chance one year later and realised, oh you were always the one.


This is the effect of watching too many Malaysian dramas. 
(is anybody watching Sebenarnya Saya Isteri Dia?! I am so addicted to it right now hehe)

This is probably random, in the middle of an OOTD entry but I start work next week and I'm terribly nervous, guys! I'm liberated from the bonds of studying and exams but I really wish I had time for myself before I start work, and I don't mean time, a few days, no. I mean, like a year ok maybe that's too much, close to a year?

To read ginormous amount of books, redecorate my room, catch up with my loved ones, go for picnics, cycle, swim, clean my wardrobe, donate my clothes, watch tonnes of movies, go to the mosque for religious classes, find peace and tranquility, learn to cook more stuff, bake tonnes of a moment on the lips is a lifetime on the hips desserts, take lots of beautiful photographs.  

If only we could buy time. 

I can no longer afford to dilly dally and take things slow. I am nervous because I feel that it'll be full of uncertainties, filled to the brim with what's going to happen next questions and its truly scary. 

But it's okay. 

The list will never stop, I'll find time to always fit something I want to do, somewhere, somehow. For a start, I'm going to spend time with my bestfriends today. 

And so, the list resumes.

Much love friends,

Friday, 21 June 2013

OOTD; chinese porcelain

Whee! Just came back from a short snorkelling trip! It was really beautiful and although the journey there took sooooooooo long, I'd say it was worth it. 

I've come to a sudden realization as I looked at past entries. I go through different fashion phases, slowly evolving over time. Last year, I was all about printed maxi shawls and this year, poof, interest for it totally gone. Currently, I seem to have a deep affinity for printed jeans, pants you name it. I'm going for basics in terms of my hijab and top, pairing it with colorful printed pants. From checkered to polkadots to random I have no idea what print this is. 

Love this printed jeans I picked up from h&m and I kept pairing it with greys and whites, trying to achieve the chinese porcelain look. I thought the bucket bag I lugged home all the way from Primark made a nice pairing with the colors of my outfit. Although, the only thing is I wish it was 5 times bigger because I just seem to have to bring a lot of things when I go out, and this certainly fits er, 20% of what I usually lug around in my bag. Heh.

I wonder what's my next fashion craze.

Much love friends,

Thursday, 13 June 2013

OOTD: to give than to receive

There's just something about the color red. Its definitely not my favourite color but I like looking at red buildings. Maybe its the rare occurrence that makes it so special to me, I mean, its not everyday you see a red painted building.

Anyways, the moment I saw the slogan painted on the building, I knew I had to get a shot next to it. 
I think as human beings, we are often so preoccupied with equipping ourselves with what we want, and at times, we tend to forget that there are others facing difficulties to get what they need, the bare minimum. A great reminder for myself to always give rather than receive, if there is at least one brief moment of hesitation, I always remind myself that this is an investment for my next life :)

maroon shawl; shopsghijabgirl
nautical sweater; gift
cupcakes top; bangkok
maroon pants; forever 21
boat shoes; sperry topsider

Before I fell asleep yesterday, I was cleaning my dslr and took some random shots of my room hehe.

diy fabric noticeboard I stick all the random stuff, cards, letters, postcards I receive from people :)

ok will blog again soon!

much love friends,

Sunday, 2 June 2013

OOTD: spring spring spring!

Don't you just love bookstores? or Art and Craft ones?
I know I do. The only annoying thing is I tend to walk out, poorer, with things I don't really need and can make do without. Whenever my mother looks at my stationary drawer, she calls me the bookshop aunty.

Very funny.

 Until now, I have tonnes of those old school wooden pencils. I've kept them since Primary 1 especially those given to me by my ustazahs during Children's Day. I'm a very sentimental person so even though the chances of me using a wooden pencil is definitely a huge zero, I cannot bring myself to discard it. Please tell me you do it too and I'm not the only weirdo with about, er, a hundred wooden pencils sitting in my stationary drawer?


I think I finally figured out my favourite color. Most of the time, I tell people I like pastel colors, pink, blabla but now I am confident!
Pastel pink, mint green and pastel yellow. 


I love love love these colors, they're just so soft and pleasant to look at. I seldom window shop during the current season (summer) cos the colors are so loud with in your face neons and whatnots. I mean, I like the occasional bold color but a trip to Orchard Rd last week left me feeling very......disoriented. Too loud, pop of colors everywhere. 

I also adore the shirt I'm wearing in this outfit! The color and especially the length (:
I picked this up from the men's section actually! Hehe.

pink maxi shawl; shopsghijabgirl
mint shirt; padini
heart bag; bangkok
bracelets; forever 21
yellow pants; topshop
mint shoes; bangkok

Ok gtg!
Will do another outfit entry sooooon!

Much love friends,