Sunday, 29 April 2012

Diet Mountain Dew

My girl Lana Del Rey, whom stole my heart with her Born to Die track has done it again.

This time, with this catchy tune Diet Mtn Dew.
You're no good for me,

Baby you're no good for me,

You're no good for me,

But baby, I want you, I want you

With lots of help from Polyvore, here is my fantasy outfit created to match the song.
Diet Mountain Dew, baby, New York City.
Never was there ever a girl so pretty
Do you think we'll be in love forever?
Do you think we'll be in love?
Fantasy Outfit
Matthew Williamson short sequin dress $6,625 - matthewwilliamson.com
Christian Louboutin platform pumps $1,095 - footcandyshoes.com
Alexander McQueen box clutch £1,265 - harrods.com
H M feather hair accessory £9.99 - hm.com



I would love to wear any of these items.

I can imagine that this is what Lana is wearing when she meets the guy that is not good for her.

At the end of the night, she wonders again, do you think we will be in love forever? Do you think we will be in love.

Thursday, 26 April 2012

Work outfits of the day

Instagram is saving me these days. Oh, feel free to follow me on Instagram under PoserSeries. I would be oh so happy.

Step aside DSLR, looks like my unexpected iPhone is earning its keep quite fast.

Here are my work outfits captured by my palm sized super machine.

aritzia top from twice loved, versace for h&m logo skirt, funky tights, gucci purse, work outfit, spring outfit

I love this outfit. Since I bought the skirt I have not worn it because it is a little hard to style. But it worked really well with these pieces since it shows off the skirt perfectly.

Outfit: Aritzia top from Twice Loved
Versace for H&M skirt
Gucci purse

romwe high low skirt and romwe tights, romwe, forever21 top, aritzia cardigan

I did not originally wear this skirt to work. The package of the skirt and tights et. al. arrived on that same day.

When I got to work, I realize they went amazingly well with the rest of my outfit and voila.

Outfit: romwe.com hi lo skirt from this post
Romwe.com tights
Forever21 top, old
Aritzia cardigan, old

Finally, we have what I cm wearing today.

obakki sheer silk shirt, bcbgeneration necklace

Today is probably the only day that I am dressed in a traditional business casual outfit. Since the rest of the outfit is not super exciting, I chose to showcase this necklace.

From BCBGeneration collection, it is absolutely amazing. I love the drama it adds to a plain outfit.

Almost the weekend. It's going to be sunny tomorrow, hope you all will have a chance to enjoy it.

Monday, 23 April 2012

Happy Monday Mobile Post

*Apologies to my subscribers for getting this post three times. On the phone it said posting failed. Looks like there are some kinks after all :P*

I have a iPhone now, though it came to me in an unexpected way. My Blackberry decided to break at a crucial moment which forced me to seek a new phone. But once I got the new phone, the BB decided to work again.

That's life I guess? Well it's a good thing. I love this phone.

I can do so much more. Such as documenting my eccentricity on the fly.

tights love, asos big heart tights, funky tights

Asos Big Hearts Sheer Tights

Asos Lucky Charms Garter Tights

Even the beautiful things I encounter on my strolls.

cherry blossoms, spring, Vancouver, beautiful flowers

Vancouver, stroll, tulips, spring, beautiful flowers

I can even capture my outfits on the run.

evil twin hi lo tie dye top, aritzia tank top, aritzia dress pants

Outfit: Evil Twin tie dye hi-Lo hem top from J2
Aritzia tank top
Aritzia dress pants

Happy Monday everyone, I hope the weather hold true and keep on improving.

Friday, 20 April 2012

Frolicking in Sunlight

April showers and May flowers they say. I hope they are right, we have been getting some extremely weird weather lately.

However, in all this erraticism we get beautiful peaks of sunlight that brightens the day.

Today, I will show you the perfect transition outfit. For unpredictable weather.

Balenciaga Pink City in Giant Silver Hardware, Malleries finds, Gentille Alouette tube dress, vintage gold buckle black leather belt from thrift store, textured tights, black thin sweater from Aritzia, Green Inflinity scarf DIY, blue arnold churgin elf booties, gold necklace, street style, thrift finds, sunny day, transition outfit, leather jacket with fur trim, versace upside down orange sunglasses

Last summer, while visiting my beautiful friend and shopping buddy in Toronto, I fell in love with these amazing Versace shades from the store she was working at Fashionably Yours.

Since she work there, I got these upside down orange shades for a steal.

Balenciaga Pink City in Giant Silver Hardware, Malleries finds, Gentille Alouette tube dress, vintage gold buckle black leather belt from thrift store, textured tights, black thin sweater from Aritzia, Green Inflinity scarf DIY, blue arnold churgin elf booties, gold necklace, street style, thrift finds, sunny day, transition outfit, leather jacket with fur trim, versace upside down orange sunglasses

I always trip people out when I wear them, they can't help but wanting to flip them over.

That's precisely why I love them so much.
Perfect for a day of frolicking in the sun.

Since it's not particularly that warm out yet, this leather jacket is the perfect outer wear. I am still amazed that I found it at Talize. Though it is not that evident in this photo, and sorry for forgetting to take photos of the back side, the fur trim looks like wings from the back.

Balenciaga Pink City in Giant Silver Hardware, Malleries finds, Gentille Alouette tube dress, vintage gold buckle black leather belt from thrift store, textured tights, black thin sweater from Aritzia, Green Inflinity scarf DIY, blue arnold churgin elf booties, gold necklace, street style, thrift finds, sunny day, transition outfit, leather jacket with fur trim, versace upside down orange sunglasses

If it gets warmer, a thin black cardigan will also do to cover up the outfit. Mine was from Aritzia awhile ago.

Balenciaga Pink City in Giant Silver Hardware, Malleries finds, Gentille Alouette tube dress, vintage gold buckle black leather belt from thrift store, textured tights, black thin sweater from Aritzia, Green Inflinity scarf DIY, blue arnold churgin elf booties, gold necklace, street style, thrift finds, sunny day, transition outfit

My favourite part of this outfit would have to be this tube dress.

From Gentille Alouette, it captures a sunny day perfectly. Light fabric, fun print with a touch of denim.

Balenciaga Pink City in Giant Silver Hardware, Malleries finds, Gentille Alouette tube dress, vintage gold buckle black leather belt from thrift store, textured tights, black thin sweater from Aritzia, Green Inflinity scarf DIY, blue arnold churgin elf booties, gold necklace, street style, thrift finds, sunny day, transition outfit

I like how all of the colours work really well together even though they are seemingly random pieces.

Balenciaga Pink City in Giant Silver Hardware, Malleries finds, Gentille Alouette tube dress, vintage gold buckle black leather belt from thrift store, textured tights, black thin sweater from Aritzia, Green Inflinity scarf DIY, blue arnold churgin elf booties, gold necklace, street style, thrift finds, sunny day, transition outfit

Finally it's warm enough to let a little more skin show.

Balenciaga Pink City in Giant Silver Hardware, Malleries finds, Gentille Alouette tube dress, vintage gold buckle black leather belt from thrift store, textured tights, black thin sweater from Aritzia, Green Inflinity scarf DIY, blue arnold churgin elf booties, gold necklace, street style, thrift finds, sunny day, transition outfit, leather jacket with fur trim, versace upside down orange sunglasses

Can't wait for more sunny days to come.

Balenciaga Pink City in Giant Silver Hardware, Malleries finds, Gentille Alouette tube dress, vintage gold buckle black leather belt from thrift store, textured tights, black thin sweater from Aritzia, Green Inflinity scarf DIY, blue arnold churgin elf booties, gold necklace, street style, thrift finds, sunny day, transition outfit, leather jacket with fur trim, versace upside down orange sunglasses

Outfit: Versace upside down orange sunglasses from Fashionably Yours
Green DIY infinity scarf from Spank Clothing
Gold necklace from Value Village
Combination tube dress from Gentille Alouette
Vintage belt from a Toronto vintage store
Tights from Urban Outfitters
Arnold Churgin blue elf booties from Starfish and Rose Vintage Collective
Leather jacket from Talize
Thin cardigan from Aritzia

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

A Galaxy of Stars

I am never one to wait to wear something newly acquired.

I present to you the Deena & Ozzy studded wedges I mentioned last post. These shoes are the most awesome shoes ever for looking so fierce!

So settle in and let me narrate you a story.

Sometimes, you find yourself in a day dream.

Life is beautiful tshirt from Forever21, Forever21 tshirt, Pleated maxi half sheer shirt from Talize, Talize find, black maxi skirt, pleated skirt, deena & ozzy studded wedges, black wedges, silver clutch, BCBG studded belt, edgy outfit, thrifted style, street style

The setting changes, and all you can do is spin.

Life is beautiful tshirt from Forever21, Forever21 tshirt, Pleated maxi half sheer shirt from Talize, Talize find, black maxi skirt, pleated skirt, deena & ozzy studded wedges, black wedges, silver clutch, BCBG studded belt, edgy outfit, thrifted style, street style

Then, something captures your attention. A piece of history, an item that used to function.

Life is beautiful tshirt from Forever21, Forever21 tshirt, Pleated maxi half sheer shirt from Talize, Talize find, black maxi skirt, pleated skirt, deena & ozzy studded wedges, black wedges, silver clutch, BCBG studded belt, edgy outfit, thrifted style, street style

A distraction, a sound in the far distance.

Life is beautiful tshirt from Forever21, Forever21 tshirt, Pleated maxi half sheer shirt from Talize, Talize find, black maxi skirt, pleated skirt, deena & ozzy studded wedges, black wedges, silver clutch, BCBG studded belt, edgy outfit, thrifted style, street style

You wonder away and find a path.

Life is beautiful tshirt from Forever21, Forever21 tshirt, Pleated maxi half sheer shirt from Talize, Talize find, black maxi skirt, pleated skirt, deena & ozzy studded wedges, black wedges, silver clutch, BCBG studded belt, edgy outfit, thrifted style, street style

The path leads to a door.

Life is beautiful tshirt from Forever21, Forever21 tshirt, Pleated maxi half sheer shirt from Talize, Talize find, black maxi skirt, pleated skirt, deena & ozzy studded wedges, black wedges, silver clutch, BCBG studded belt, edgy outfit, thrifted style, street style

Then you are surrounded, by a galaxy of stars that gleams beneath your feet.

Life is beautiful tshirt from Forever21, Forever21 tshirt, Pleated maxi half sheer shirt from Talize, Talize find, black maxi skirt, pleated skirt, deena & ozzy studded wedges, black wedges, silver clutch, BCBG studded belt, edgy outfit, thrifted style, street style

Before you know it, it all ends but you find yourself at the exact same place you started, except you have been through a journey.

Life is beautiful tshirt from Forever21, Forever21 tshirt, Pleated maxi half sheer shirt from Talize, Talize find, black maxi skirt, pleated skirt, deena & ozzy studded wedges, black wedges, silver clutch, BCBG studded belt, edgy outfit, thrifted style, street style

Outfit: Life is Beautiful t-shirt from Forever21
Studded belt from BCBG that I flipped inside out
Pleatted half sheer maxi shirt from Talize
Silver Aldo clutch from The Spree
Deena & Ozzy Black studded wedges that are super awesome from Urban Outfitters

Monday, 9 April 2012

Jeffrey Campbell Shoe Lust

I am terrible in heels. Or I am just really bad at choosing foot wear that is comfortable and sexy. Those things exist right?
So far though, something that elevates me to dangerous heights have been designed to murder my feet.

The ones from my Sons of Granville post are strictly sitting shoes.

But I am to find salvation yet. Rumour has it, Jeffery Campbell makes amazingly comfortable shoes that also elongate ones legs for days.

In particular, his Lita boot is suppose to be as if you are walking on air.

Jeffery Campbell lita boot in black, black lita boot

Jeffery Campbell lita boot in black, black lita boot

I have yet to try these on myself.

I know my local Urban Outfitters carries them.

However, they only had bigger sizes left. As I was about to leave empty handed, these babes caught my eye instead.

Deena and Ozzy studdend platform wedge boot in black, black studded platform boots, deena and ozzy, urban outfitters

These Deena & Ozzy studded platform wedges are so comfortable. The studs actually look like sparkles instead when worn. See them in action in my next post.

I worked in them all day and not a single complaint. Expect maybe they make me tower over our work drawers a little too much and I ended up having to bend too low.

I still want a pair of Litas for myself though. Good thing they come in such a rainbow array of patterns and colours.

Jeffery Campbell lita boots

Image from Nasty Gal.

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Sons of Granville

Why am I staring at this particular portion of Granville street with such fondness and admiration?

I promise you it's not just because of the graffiti.

Forever21 light pink sequince sleeve blacer, numph top from J2, black tutu from Gentille Alouette, Garder tights from stand in Metro town, Le Chateau chunky platform pumps, vintage bottega venetta beige woven purse, granville street vancouver, spring colours, curly hair

It's because this happened there a couple of nights ago.

Sons of Granville, Buskers, Street performance, amazing musicians

They are not just any buskers, they are a group called the Sons of Granville.

Here is a taste of their amazing talent.



These guys are absolutely amazing. When we walked by, they were just in between songs; however, judging from the crowd that has gathered, Mike and I decided to stop and listen.

I was not prepared for what happened in the next 10 minutes.

The first song I was able to catch is titled Sons of Granville. The guitar intro by Matthew Lennox had a distinct Spanish flare, brings me to a place where a Matador is readying himself to enter the fighting ring. I knew at that moment I was in for a treat. Then the viola was brought to life by Thomas Beckman. I felt chills run down my entire body.

I have always loved string instruments, the sounds made by a bow against string resonates with my very core. Especially that of which brought forth by the viola. I am not a musical expert by any means, please bare with me as I get across my most genuine feeling of admiration via limited terms I am able to use to describe how their music has moved me.

So chills, they lasted through the entire song, and waves would wash over me with the natural progression of their song, so passionate and soulful.

When the song ended I was still frozen. Reveling...

I looked over at Mike and I can see he was also impressed.

When Matthew said they only had one CD left, I jumped at the chance to own it.

As luck would have it, they performed a final song, appropriately titled Swagger, a quality as all of these guys undoubted possess.

Again, the notes from the expertly played instruments ring out, anchored by Jerrett Plett on drums.

My hand finds Mike's and I never want the moment to end.

Next day I woke up and knew what my next entry was going to be.

With an outfit inspired by this Brian Croft painting, we set out to capture Granville in the day light.

Sometimes, I wish I lived there.

Granville street at night 1948, Brian Croft paintings of Vancouver, Historical paintings, Old vancouver

Forever21 light pink sequince sleeve blacer, numph top from J2, black tutu from Gentille Alouette, Garder tights from stand in Metro town, Le Chateau chunky platform pumps, vintage bottega venetta beige woven purse, granville street vancouver, spring colours, curly hair

Pink sequins sleeve blazer from Forever21
Numph bow print dress that I wore as a top from J2
Black tutu from Gentille Alouette
Korean garter tights from a stand in Metrotown
Chunky platform pumps from Le Chateau
Vintage Bottega Venatta woven cross body from Ann's Fabulous Finds

Forever21 light pink sequince sleeve blacer, numph top from J2, black tutu from Gentille Alouette, Garder tights from stand in Metro town, Le Chateau chunky platform pumps, vintage bottega venetta beige woven purse, granville street vancouver, spring colours, curly hair

Forever21 light pink sequince sleeve blacer, numph top from J2, black tutu from Gentille Alouette, Garder tights from stand in Metro town, Le Chateau chunky platform pumps, vintage bottega venetta beige woven purse, granville street vancouver, spring colours, curly hair

Forever21 light pink sequince sleeve blacer, numph top from J2, black tutu from Gentille Alouette, Garder tights from stand in Metro town, Le Chateau chunky platform pumps, vintage bottega venetta beige woven purse, granville street vancouver, spring colours, curly hair

Then I spotted these.

Forever21 light pink sequince sleeve blacer, numph top from J2, black tutu from Gentille Alouette, Garder tights from stand in Metro town, Le Chateau chunky platform pumps, vintage bottega venetta beige woven purse, granville street vancouver, spring colours, curly hair

I realize these photos are all more focused on my than Granville itself. However, these are all the places the music of Sons of Granville would reach.

As the day winds down, we part ways with the bustling street.

Image from Vancouver Tours

Granville Street Vancouver from Vancouvertour.net, Vancouver Tours

With one last look back at the street, I walk off and Granville street has forever changed for me.

Forever21 light pink sequince sleeve blacer, numph top from J2, black tutu from Gentille Alouette, Garder tights from stand in Metro town, Le Chateau chunky platform pumps, vintage bottega venetta beige woven purse, granville street vancouver, spring colours, curly hair

I smirk as I remember the tickets I have back home for their up coming show. April 27th 8pm at the Denman Place Theatre. Tickets are only $15 plus service charges.

If you are also mesmerized by the way they translate their soul for the world to hear, please join me at their concert.

As I dedicate to you in closing, a song about freedom.

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Star Wars Cupcakes in 3D

The Sugah Shack does it again.

My lovely friend made these amazing cupcakes for Michael on his birthday.

The Sugah Shack red velvet Tie fighter, Tie Fighter red velvet cup cake with almond cookies, starwars cupcakes, R2D2 cupcake, Death star cupcakes, light sabre cupcakes

I am slightly envious because he got 3D structures of the Tie Fighters, with almond cookie sides!!!!!!

The Sugah Shack red velvet Tie fighter, Tie Fighter red velvet cup cake with almond cookies, starwars cupcakes, R2D2 cupcake

And look at that R2D2!! His is just SOOO cute!!!

The Sugah Shack red velvet Tie fighter, Tie Fighter red velvet cup cake with almond cookies, starwars cupcakes, R2D2 cupcake

But I still love my cat cakes

So why am I all of a sudden talking about these cakes since Michael's birthday was last month?

Well, today is one month away from Star Wars day! That's right, May the 4th be with you.

Couldn't be a better occasion to showcase these amazing creations.

If you are a sci-fi geek like me, you might be planning a Star Wars themed soirée? Well then, these delicious machines are a must have.

The Sugah Shack red velvet Tie fighter, Tie Fighter red velvet cup cake with almond cookies, starwars cupcakes

He certainly thinks so.

The Sugah Shack red velvet Tie fighter, Tie Fighter red velvet cup cake with almond cookies, starwars cupcake

She also has a delicious array of Easter Cupcakes if that is more your fancy.

Contact her anytime for some sweet sweets.

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Somebody that I used to know...

Currently obsessed with this Gotye song, Somebody that I used to know.

I am sure a lot of you are in the same situation.

Incredible music video, too.



I really know the simplicity of the music video. He is really just singing against a geometrically painted background. The light hues are painted over him as well to camouflage him against the background. She appears, painted as well until they realize they are no longer the person they used to know.

The is the outfit I cannot help but conjure up; though much more romantic than the song. But I cannot ignore the romantic undertone of the song, the yearning, and wishing that they are still with that somebody, they used to know.

Somebody that I used to know


Sheer shirt
$38 - modcloth.com


Crop top
£8.95 - chiarafashion.co.uk


Red skirt
$25 - romwe.com


Silvian Heach peep toe heels
€90 - welikefashion.com


Orla Kiely patent leather handbag
$450 - orlakiely.com


H M wide brim straw hat
£9.99 - hm.com


Monki plastic sunglasses
€10 - monki.com