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How I make my hips look smaller than they really are

OFTD How I make my hips look smaller than they really are
What a difference the letter ‘s’ makes to the word ‘hip’. Not only a different meaning but of a completely different proportion that weighs in quite bottom-heavy for me. HA. Yes, petite as I am, I have an issue with my hips. They are big for my size and this is the reason I don’t wear pants and I prefer my clothes flare. I avoid body hugging dresses at all costs because they only serve to accentuate the unflattering curves below my waistline. However, much as I try to pick clothes that would work for my figure, I sometimes miss the mark. Completely.

Unfrumping the boho-chic Free People Rad for Plaid Dress

Half moon cutout Unfrumping the boho chic Free People Rad for Plaid Dress
My husband can never get his head around some of my fashion choices. He thinks they’re too odd. Well, I can never get my head around some of his boring preferences either. The thing is, he doesn’t get bohemian. He doesn’t see the charm and chic in looking uniquely eccentric that’s totally de jour. I, on the other hand, love to dress like I don’t give a hoot about fashion on certain days and this is why clothes of an unrestricted, flowing style with interesting details and print particularly appeal to me. Like this Rad For Plaid Dress from Free People.

Non-traditional fit and flare cheongsam for CNY

trendy cheongsam Non traditional fit and flare cheongsam for CNY
I’m always drawn to cheongsams during the Chinese New Year season for some reason. Not so much to wear them but to ogle at them. In case you haven’t noticed, I’m also fond of featuring them! So this year I stumbled upon this Inner Circle CNY collection from Zalora with a modern twist. Very fashionable and may I add, real affordable. I’d to do a double take because I couldn’t believe the prices actually range from S$39.90 to S$69.90! And the quality doesn’t look so bad, going by the pictures alone.

OFTD: Looking like myself is better than looking flawless

Fringe Jewels Tee OFTD: Looking like myself is better than looking flawless
I don’t think I’ve said it before but I’m kinda proud to be categorized in the league of the 40+ beauty and fashion bloggers. You would think that I’m embarrassed, given my past inhibitions about my age but the truth is, I’m not. I was just hesitant about revealing the numbers because I didn’t want my blog to come across as age-inclusive. I like to think that what I blog about can inspire women of varied ages plus I really don’t feel that old.