Friday, June 15, 2012

B(l)ack to basics


My iPhone weather app lied. It was so sunny and we witnessed 3 wedding couples taking their pre-wedding shots at the Botanic Gardens! One couple was even wearing a muffler and scarves in the hot sun which I think they were pretending to be shooting these in Korea... I kid you not. Cue heatstroke...

Outfit: Black chiffon blouse, Taobao, White leather shorts, Oakham Market, T-bar Maryjanes, Online, Metal embroidery necklace c/o Oasap, Claw ring c/o The Phrenzy, Cross connector ring & Cobra connector ring, Taobao.


Many a time I've been 'forced' to wear the simple black shirt for really formal occasions (like working as an usher). Don't get me wrong, although I love colours, and basics in black or white colours really do match well with everything, the problem is that the outfit tends to get a little boring and safe in these monotone shades.

The solution? Jazz it up with coloured jewellery! Like this elegant cutout necklace that has floral motifs and a complex design that would make people stare at it to make sense of it (okay, or not, but the job is done anyway). Wear it below collared tops like I did or with tube tops and dresses.

Get the necklace here at Oasap, which is at USD$13 currently, more than 50% off the original price! They provide free worldwide shipping for every item.

Besides your neck, embellish your hands with connector, animal, floral etc etc rings! My favourite ring now is the claw ring by The Phrenzy which has preorders for clothing, accessories, shoes and bags at affordable prices! The ring is only selling at $4.50... buy more of them to look like many little monsters are crawling up your fingers. Get 25% off the second item and 50% off the third item, valid until 19th June!


Lastly, on a cautionary note, follow the above advice only if you are able to wear jewellery for said event!





43 comments:

  1. i love all the accessories you're wearing!
    necklace and the rings are awesome <3

    xx
    flyingfeather;
    http://tonergrey.blogspot.com/

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  2. Your rings are AMAZING! lovely outfit:) XX

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  3. LOVE your accessories dear, especially the claw ring and that necklace of yours :)

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  4. Hi gorgeous thanks for leaving a lovely comment and visiting my blog, you have a great style too, loving your outfits and about your question I would love to follow each other, i don't know what you meant by GFC? x

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  5. Love these rings:D


    With love,Mia

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  6. wow that necklace is amazing - it really jazzes up a plain outfit!

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  7. aww..that's a gorgeous necklace!!!
    thanks for following gorgeous~ have followed you surely~

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  8. Oh my gash your style is the cutest!

    Tashiatos

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  9. wearing vibrant and bold accessories really does jazz up an all black outfit! your jewellery is amazing. i especially love the metal embroidery necklace. it just makes the black blouse pop!

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  10. Really love your accessories! <3
    I'm following you, mind to follow me back? :)

    Stay Pretty,
    Evelyn.
    http://imbrowneyedgirl.blogspot.com/

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  11. Great necklace! Your choices in jewellery here really do make the outfit, love statement pieces with a monochrome ensemble :)
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    xx

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  12. Lovely post and look! Thnx dear, follow you back on gfc! Let me know when you follow me on bloglovin so I can follow you back!

    xoxo

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  13. Beautiful outfit, beautiful shots. I love your rings so much, especially the claw one. X

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  14. love this look and also your blog! It's so nice!!! I follow you!
    Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad :D
    kisses
    http://francescagiusti.blogspot.com/

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  15. Really cool post! Great blog! Your posts keep me coming back for more - it's cos you're amazing!!! Have a great day and a brilliant weekend ahead! Looking forward to more posts from you!

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  16. love how you`ve accessorized that black shirt! chic!

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  17. hi! thanks for the lovely comment on my blog :)
    Yep! You're right, Rania loves the elephant on Paradise video hahaha
    She send you kiss :)
    I love your photos. the style of photography. They're WOW! and how about following each other? ^^
    Hope you follow me back ;)

    Nayinda
    http://sloppybrezen.blogspot.com/

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  18. wowness, I'm so in love with your accessories, are to die for!<333
    bytheway,
    followed you now! please kinda follow back, thankyou!

    bellionducky.

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  19. super love all your accessories! lovely!
    thanks for dropping by my blog :) im not in singapore. but im going to sg next week :D

    www.gabriellaolivia.com

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  20. omg the necklace is amazing, love it ♥

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  21. Jewelries are always a good weapon to spice up the look!
    I love the way you mix'em up here :)
    Following you now, btw :D

    Xoxo,
    .Le Reveur.

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  22. Less is more, my dear! You look great!

    Love,
    Teodora

    http://myfmix.blogspot.ro/

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  23. aww i love the necklace, it's so cute!

    raspberrykitsch.com

    xx

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  24. i love your accessories!
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  25. totally LOVE the rings! haha it's great to meet another fan of Taobao ;)

    metallicpaws.blogspot.com

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  27. gorgeous outfit! i absolutely adore that necklace!

    xx
    Glass of Fashion

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  28. cute outfit, love all of your rings...the claw one is amazing! New follower here. hope you can stop by my blog soon.

    xo erica

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  29. Colorful jewelery is one of my fave ways to spice up an otherwise monochrome outfit. Love those crazy rings! I'm your newest follower via GFC. Want to follow back?

    Brooke

    liningthecloudswithsilver.blogspot.com

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  30. love your photos so much had to leave more comments lol. seriously, amazing accessories. love the last photo <3

    xVisa

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  31. love the jewellery!!!!!!!!!! especially the claw ring!!!!

    xoxo jenna

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  32. such beautiful gold jewelry to add to your black simple outfit! love~

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  33. You could be qualified for a complimentary Apple iPhone 7.

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