Wednesday, April 29, 2009

fashion diary

Dress: Vintage
Belt: Self Made
Necklace: Chinatown
Wedges: Charles and Keith

Dress: Vintage
Earrings: Forever 21
Heels: Vincci

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

fashion diary: hong kong (backpacker's) edition

Christy is back from +852!
Here are some shots taken to my best abilities,
while travelling as light as I could and living with no mirrors.

Fyi, the timer function is important while travelling alone.

After a full day of sourcing, 2.5 fat bags worth!
Cardigan: Swirl Swap Swop
Tee Shirt Dress: H&M

Leggings, double layers of plain and crochet: Random shop

White small bag: My mom's

Tote bag (slightly hidden): Asylum

Ready to walk the streets!
Tee Shirt: Topshop
Cardigan: Swirl Swp Swop

Jeans: Far East Plaza

Torn up sneakers: Mongkok, HongKong

Scarf: Vintage

Slouchy Tee: Mongkok, HongKong
Jeans: Far East Plaza

Shoes: HongKong

Bag: H&M

Scarf: Vintage

For a party, with no martinis involved like Zann's!
Black Tank Top (underneath): Topshop
Chiffon Blouse: ASOS

Jeans: Far East Plaza

Sandals: Wisma Atria
Bag: H&M

Little pouch for my phone: Muji

Shiny surfaces are great!
Sweater Dress: Borrowed from my best mate.
Cardigan: Swirl Swap Swop
Scarf: Gift from my cousin
Necklace: Topshop
Leggings: Random shop

Other than these pieces, I brought a pullover sweater,
one more sweater dress, a few more tee shirts. Not too bad!

Sunday, April 26, 2009

fashion diary: seoul edition

Zann is off to Seoul (although from these pix, you wouldn't be able to tell, because they were all shot in the hotel room).
Coat: Sister's
Top & skirt: H&M
Bag: Prada
Tights: Topshop
Flats: URS & Inc

Off for a night of cocktails, in her standard travel uniform of all black (which makes it easier to mix and match).
Top: Mango
Skirt: H&M
Flats: URS & Inc
Earrings: Aldo
Clutch: Vintage

A scarf in silver and grey helps to brighten things up somewhat.
Top: Mango
Jeans: Topshop
Scarf: H&M
Earrings: Aldo
Boots: Muji, Seoul (bought the night before)

Yet another black outfit.
Dress: Tessa maxi black dress, from Swirl
Earrings: Vintage
Heels: Charles & Keith

It was hard to take photos in the dimly-lit hotel room, especially of dark coloured clothes.
Black top: H&M
Blue dress: Codes Combine (a Korean brand with a Calvin Klein vibe, very nice)
Dark blue scarf: H&M
Tights: Topshop
Flats: URS & Inc

Oh, temperatures over the four days she was in Seoul ranged from 7 deg C (brrrrrr!) to 17 deg C (can just go out dressed like this, so perfect).
Grey turtleneck: H&M
Dark grey knit dress: Codes Combine
Grey tights: Topshop
Flats: URS & Inc

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

new arrivals! swirl redux

Melody Circle Top: $99 (Size Two), one piece

Melody Floral Top: $99 (Size One) , one piece

Poppy Blue Skirt: $109 (Size One & Two)

Poppy Denim Skirt: $109 (Size One & Two)

Ariel Yellow Dress: $249 (Size One), one piece

Ariel Brown Dress: $249 (Size Two) , one piece

Ariel Red Dress: $249 (Size Two) , one piece

Kiera Floral Dress: $199 (Size One) , one piece

Sunday, April 19, 2009

fashion diary

Zann is blue blue blue.
Blue top: Some shop in Raffles Place
Blue jeans: Topshop
Blue heels: H&M

Friday, April 17, 2009

fashion diary

Zann is mad about checks.
Dress: This Fashion
Bag: Topshop
Shoes: Converse
Ring: Chinatown
Kid's watch: Casio
Much-needed haircut: Timen, from Toni & Guy

Zann can't seem to style her hair without the help of her hairdresser. Help!
Dress: Swirl Swap Swop
Belt: H&M
Checkered flats: Cotton On
Bag: Topshop

Sunday, April 12, 2009

fashion diary

Zann has been feeling too fat to take photos lately.
Dress: Tara green dress, from Swirl
Heels: H&M

Evelyn has been stuck in housewife land.
Dress: Vintage, passed from Christy to Zann to Evelyn
Tights: Topshop
Flats: Chinatown, passed from Zann to Evelyn
Bag: Vintage

Sunday, April 5, 2009

fashion diary

Zann thinks her pink Converse rock! They go with everything.
Romper: Mango (with tank top inside)
Bag: "Birkin", from Slow And Steady Wins The Race
Shoes: Converse

Zann loves her giant fluffy peonies. Too bad they only lasted three days.
Top: Sister's, from Taiwan
Jeans: Topshop
Heels & earrings: H&M

Friday, April 3, 2009

shop my wardrobe at hide & seek

Shopaholics, are you ready?

No no, we're not talking about the movie, although we must confess to wanting to watch it.
We're talking about the Shop My Wardrobe extravaganza happening this weekend.

Dates: 4 April, 11am to 7pm; 5 April, 11am to 6pm
Venue: Hide & Seek, 22B/C Hong Kong Street (opposite Clarke Quay MRT)
Tel: 65367475

Besides housebrands from Hide & Seek, fashionistas will also be clearing their stash there, with brands from Anterpima to YSL.

Swirl designs, too, will be specially discounted on these two days only at this fashion event. All workwear will be 70% off, while partywear will be 50% off. Look out for the Swirl Girls and drop by to say hi!

We hope to seeya!

Thursday, April 2, 2009

fashion diary

Evelyn must admit she's the least committed of the Swirl Girls in posting pictures. Here are a few from the past week.

Ollie is not pleased that mommy is busy taking pictures instead of playing with him.
Dress: Vintage
Belt and sandals: Charles & Keith

Ollie makes mommy piggy-back him during a school excursion to the zoo.
Dress: H&M

Evelyn cramps a massage, some window and grocery shopping, and a leisurely lunch in the few hours when Ollie is in school. And still remembers to take her fashion diary!
Jumper, necklace and bag: Topshop
Wedges and belt: Charles & Keith
Bracelet: H&M