Thursday, October 4, 2012

Toughen Up

Giveaway status: Closed. An email has been sent to the winner :)




I will be giving away this Leatherette Skater Skirt to one reader. 
See details on how to participate at the end of this post.




Leatherette Skater Skirt - Dressabelle (also avail in burgundy, camel and navy)

Fashion repeats itself in a cycle. This fall, very gladly, the military trend is back. HUGE comeback. A glance at Zara and you'll notice camouflage prints, studs and leather. 

Three years ago, Rihanna looked tough as a lion with guns and helmets in her 'Hard' music video. Just recently, even Katy Perry was seen gearing up in 'Part of Me'. There is a certain appeal when women deck themselves in clothes that were once meant for tough men. 



Old army jacket & cotton tee both from Chatuchak, BKK

As a student, it is way beyond my budget to buy a brand new camo shirt with spiked shoulders. I found this second hand one for about $10. No fancy embellishment or other nonsense - keeping things classy and simple! I figured that embellished 'basics' tend to look outdated very quickly.



I love leather skirts so much and when it comes to those, the simpler the better. I love the way leather skirts stay structured as you move in them. This particular one I'm wearing is high-waisted with a hidden zip at the back. The leather skirt is probably going be worn a lot by me this fall! I can already picture in my head how great it'll look with blazers, denim jackets, wool knits and crisp white shirts... Possibilities are endless.

Soiree Silver heels - Jeffrey Cambell, purchased from www.ashburyskies.com (similar here)


I want to give one of you a piece of the leather skirt too! Now here's the catch:
Since I'm a night owl, I love spending late nights snuggling in bed with a good movie. Please recommend me some of your favourite movies!

Photos by JJ

How to participate in giveaway: 

1. Leave a comment below suggesting to me your favourite movie(s).
2. Remember to leave your email so that I can contact you.
3. Deadline: Thur, 11 Oct 2012, 11.59pm (GMT+08:00) 

Please note:
Giveaway open to Singapore residents only.
I will pick my favourite and notify you by Fri, 12 Oct 2012.
One comment is enough! 
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