February 23, 2015
Arissa Ha

My hair colour is finally washed out enough to see the blue clearly and I’m really loving it. I think I keep gravitating towards blue cause it’s really flattering for my skin tone.



The awesome 20-something degree weather in Singapore didn’t last long which warrants some off-shoulder goodness. Gotta love the Laurie top from eightslate.

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Glam Girl Workshop
On the subject of having nice hair, I am inviting 5 readers (and their plus ones) to a special workshop held by Hairloom and Glam Palm on 6th March. You’ll learn how to create different hairstyles with the help of the hair stylists from Hairloom and get make-up tricks by celebrity makeup artist, Larry Yeo. Every one will get an attractive door gift from Hairloom and WarehouseSG. Plus, a lucky reader and her plus one will each be walking away with a Glam Palm worth $250!

Date: 6th March (Friday)
Time: 7-8pm
Venue: Hairloom 100 Beach Road, Shaw Towers, Singapore 189702


To join, simply comment on this Instagram post and tell me why you wanna attend the workshop, tag your friend in the comment and follow @instahairloom and @glampalmsg! Contest closes 27th Feb, 10pm (Singapore time)!

November 11, 2014
Dawn Poh

Have you ever gotten an item and subsequently wondered how you managed to survive without it in the first place? Few possessions have made it to this list for me – there is my iPhone, personal cloud storage device…and then there’s Leyden.

As with Aide de Camp‘s entire range of camera bags, Leyden is pure functionality jammed packed into an attractive exterior. Of all the camera bags I have carried throughout my years shooting there hasn’t been any contemporary nearly comparable in style nor quality.


My lenses and camera body are well and truly safe thanks to the dual layers of protection Aide de Camp provides in their bags. Removable camera inserts make it possible for this bag to suit my every need – regardless of whether I’m carrying a compact 40mm lens or a 70-200! My usual gear is incredibly bulky (Canon 5DMkIII with 85mm f/1.2) and up until Leyden, I have never found a suitable way of discretely porting it around. The protection and discretion are truly invaluable assets when I’m out travelling!

There are compartments for just about everything. Clearly lots of thought has went behind the creation of this bag because I have never compartmentalised my items more efficiently than I have with Leyden! Passport, SD/CF cards, flash, passport, phone…everything has their designated place in this bag. Take out the inserts and you will still be left with a multitude of pockets and zippered compartments, and best of all, a padded shoulder strap that makes carrying even the heaviest of things a breeze. It’s small wonder why I’ve hardly been using anything else… I honestly think Leyden has curbed my desire to buy myself a graduation bag because I simply don’t see this level of thought and detail even in luxury brands these days.




Every photography enthusiast I have shown this bag to were so impressed by it that we wondered why Aide de Camp hasn’t taken the world by storm…yet. I have no doubts that they will make their way to everyone’s Christmas list! 😉 I certainly want another one… (it’s Valencia, hint hint). I’m sure this would make an incredible gift for anyone who wants something gorgeous and functional to house their camera gear in! Aide de Camp will well and truly live up to its name of being your most invaluable assistant!

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October 8, 2014
Arissa Ha

It’s great to be back in the groove of blogging after a long time and even better when I get to wear stuff that I just bought. Nothing like the smell of new bags! *sniffs*

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Also, new hair colour! I’ve been stuck with relatively normal colours for a while now and having a little colour back in my hair was a welcoming change. My stylist, Peter from Hairloom decided to give me a turquoise mixed in with a lovely silver  and blue-black which will fade into a lighter colour.

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I didn’t discover the awesomeness of dressy track pants until I was in Korea. I needed something to hide my bruises and was easy to slip on so this pair made of cotton drill (instead of jersey or terry cloth) was the perfect choice for me. Having pockets on womenswear is really hard to come by too so I wouldn’t pass up the chance to have a place to put my hands. #thestruggleisreal

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I’ve been wanting a Prisma Marion bag from Alexander Wang for a long time but there were just too many hardware colours and materials to choose from; I finally settled on the Alexander Wang Prisma Marion Neoprene Bag which is mostly made of fabric and has black leather corners. Being the klutz that I am, I scratched my bag the first day I brought it out. Does anyone have any ideas or tips on removing those scratches? I’d love to hear them!

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Top /Feist Heist• Pants /some store in Korea• Bag /Alexander Wang• Sunglasses /Raybans•Shoes /Ann Demeulemeester •Necklace /Maison Martin Margiela for H&M•Watch /Cogito Pop
Photo credit: Bryan 
October 1, 2014
Arissa Ha

I can’t believe it’s been more than 2 months since I was in London. I’m really missing Monmouth coffee and the food from Borough Market. Stumbled upon this cool wall of graffiti while roaming around and decided it’s a cool backdrop for an outfit post.
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I’m the worst when it comes to maintaining bags made of smooth leather. I managed to scratch this gorgeous bag from & Other Stories the day I brought it out.

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Top /Taobao• Skirt /DressHead• Leather jacket /All Saints• Sunglasses /Raybans•Boots /Zara •Bag /& Other Stories•Stockings /Topshop

Is anyone planning a trip soon? I’d love to hear about your travel plans!

September 12, 2014
Arissa Ha

Just found something that was buried in my drafts! I’m so in love with the XEVANA Bastille stacklace that contrasts against the simplicity of my top and the Daniel Wellington Sheffield Lady watch.

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Top /FeistHeist• Skorts /Zara• Necklace /Xevana• Watch /Daniel Wellington•Boots /Ann Demeulemeester
•Bracelet /Jawbone UP24 Fitness band

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