Posts made in April, 2011

Blue Bat Wings

Posted on Apr 8, 2011 in Not a fashionista, but I try! | 13 comments

Blue Bat Wings

Boy is it good to be back after a week away for work stuff! Though we stayed at the Marriott so I really can’t complain, it felt like a holiday to have the luxury of a swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, gym and steam room to come back to after hammering our brains for a whole day.

In any case, due to all my busy-ness, I must confess that I’m a terrible blogger yet again for having not visited blogs as often as I would like, for not replying comments and emails (though I’ve read them all!), and for having lots to catch up on! I promise to make up for it at some point. Nothing like bribes freebies to make people forgive you eh? *wink*

So on to blue bat wings – the strangest blog title in the world I reckon. It almost sounds like some gross exotic acquired-taste food. But it’s all in reference to a blue sheer top I bought not too long ago with massive sleeves. At this point you’re probably thinking, “Good lord, what ridiculous odd hippy style does this girl have!” And you wouldn’t be wrong there because if I could have it my way, you would find me in sweatpants all day everyday (with the odd dribble of gravy or ketchup stains).

Blue Top

I gave you such a bad impression with the title but it’s actually not that bad is it? Get it from River Island. And now that I’m linking you to the store, I just saw a huuuuuge SALE sign on it. This top better not be on sale. Don’t you hate it when you buy something and two weeks later you see the same thing for half price? Anyway, let me show you my “wings”.

Blue Bat Wings

Now the more I look at it, the more I think it looks like pterodactyl wings. I still love it because it’s sheer and flowy. Besides, you’re hardly ever going to stand like that are you? It’s just so you can see the sleeves properly.

The blue striped square scarf is from Zara. I have an unexplained obsession for anything with blue and white stripes. Anything. You name it, I own it. I’m trying hard to get rid of this stripey phase but I’ve only succumbed deeper. I better try harder or one day I would be entirely outfitted in blue and white stripes. What an awful sight that would be!

Zara Scarf

Looks great for casual wear too doesn’t it?

I ain’t no fashion inspiration, but I’m all about wearing what you like and having your own style. Only you can look great as you. Though I will need to have a word with you if you insist on wearing zebra, leopard and snake print all in one outfit. I have to draw the line somewhere.

Speaking of reptiles…

Giant Reptilian

Isn’t that horrific?! I’m terrified of little lizards let alone a giant one. But thanks to my dad, I have a photo of it. The things you see at the park – you expect beautiful sweet-smelling flowers only to find a giant lizard.

Something has been playing on mind over and over for quite some time now so I thought to share it – and that is all you need to do is know what you want and go get it. Simple as.

I’ve always known to do that but what I didn’t realize was that I was letting other people’s perspectives limit me in the things I could eventually expand to do. People tell you that first you have to do this, then you have to do that, and after so many years you will get this and go on to do that. When really, you can make your own path to get there. Sometimes we allow ourselves to be controlled by our environment, our situation, our circumstances. Sometimes we try to fit ourselves into the box of what society thinks we’re meant to do. But all we need to do is to realize what we truly want, find a way to get it and discard the opinions that don’t matter. When that happens, you increase your potential to dream bigger dreams, and strive for greater heights. More so than you can ever imagine. You may travel the path less taken, but it may also be the path that brings you greater rewards than others. So don’t let the world put you in a box because that box is too small for you.

“There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.”
~Christopher Morley

Have a most fantastic weekend!










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