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why do boring colour blocks when you can do cool prints?

Am in green today. With many patches of shades of green on my top too. I like prints. So should you.


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April 26, 2010 at 3:32 am

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I have an obsession with pants. This obession is mainly how I am consumed with a need to find the best fitted pants ever, to my body shape that is. It is always so easy to find a dress, or skirt, or better yet, long skirt that is figure-forgiving and hides all your flaws. But I think I am speaking for all the women out there, that we wish we could find a pair of pants that well, skims the curves and hides all the flaws there is to hide – saddlebags, muffin tops – the names are many and nasty too.

Also, is it true that certain pant cuts are suited to certain body types? like how high wasited pants never look good on people with fat thighs? Or how cigarette pants are only for cigarette-slim pins? AH. The questions and answers are ridiculously hard to come by without any empirical evidence! This will hence be my next pet project, busy schedule aside, to try out different pants. And then prove everyone (everyone who has been telling me about the right cut for the right person when i insist it’s the right fit) that it’s the right FIT, not the RIGHT CUT – and everyone can wear pants of any cut!

First up:

The high-waisted wide-legged straight

The high waisted super wide leg flared

The low waisted wide legged flare

The harem pants, or pantoloons (is that how you spell it?)

I really like harem pants. ALOT. I like pale pink. I also really really like shiny sateen. Put them all together and you know i am dying to get a pair of these.


The highwaisted skinny pants hybrid

The cigarette! and Ms. Audrey Hepburn herself


And alot of recent additions: Jeggings = jeans + leggings



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April 22, 2010 at 9:15 am

Olivia Palermo

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 There is something about Olivia Palermo that really appeals to me. The fact that you do not hear much about her, or maybe how she always looks fresh from a bath, or that she is always going easy on makeup. There is also something very comfortable about her face that while she’s really pretty, she also exudes an aura of calm that’s a sight for sore eyes. As Bernie of OCEAN Thirteen says ” ‘NUFF SAID” (:

Dior Beauty Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of J'adore
2009 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
NEW YORK - APRIL 13: Olivia Palermo walks the red carpet during the 2010 Tribeca Ball at the New York Academy of Art on April 13, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for New York Academy of Art)
NEW YORK - APRIL 08: Olivia Palermo attends the 7th Annual New Yorkers for Children Spring Dinner Dance at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on April 8, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: Olivia Palermo attends the Burberry Prorsum LFW Autumn/Winter 2010 Women s wear show at the Parade Ground, Chelsea College of Art on February 23, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images for Burberry)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 22: Olivia Palermo arrives at The ELLE Style Awards 2010 at the Grand Connaught Rooms on February 22, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 16: TV personality Olivia Palermo attends the Tibi Fall 2010 Fashion Show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Promenade at Bryant Park on February 16, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for IMG)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 16: TV personality Olivia Palermo at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2010 - Official Coverage at Bryant Park on February 16, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 11: TV personality Olivia Palermo attends Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Bryant Park on February 11, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for IMG)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 11: TV personality Olivia Palermo attends the Ports 1961 Fall 2010 Fashion Show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Promenade at Bryant Park on February 11, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for IMG)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 09: Olivia Palermo attends the Cinema Society and HBO screening of 'How to Make it in America' at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema on February 9, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 07:  TV personality Olivia Palermo attends the premiere of 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' at the Crosby Street Hotel on December 7, 2009 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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April 16, 2010 at 7:15 am

CHERRY CRUSH: burberry fever

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London Fashion Week Spring 2010

i want this dress, and the trench too


i want the skirt. the whole outfit!


AND THIS IS TO DIE FOR! very absolutely me.



this is seriously the best, most wearable collection i’ve seen in the longest time.


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shall we run away from work today and will someone throw us all a smashing party?



i would love a party that was all white and honey.

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April 13, 2010 at 8:08 am

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When was the last time you decided to do nothing but romp around in bed?

And even if you’re romping, do it with style at home.


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April 9, 2010 at 8:54 am

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The weather has been really hot recently, after seeing plenty of rain. Do you know in Hongkong, it’s still cold at this time (now) when spring/summer would have otherwise already arrived in previous years? Global warming is really a concern and we really need to do something about it.

As a voracious reader, CHERRY has came across an article recently about how the consumption of meat is one of the major contributing sources of greenhouse gases. In fact, the amount of greenhouse gases arising from the entire livestock industry (from rearing, harvesting, processing, transporting etc.) is more than all the amount of greenhouse gases arising from the transportation industry! Such is the magnititude of the comsumption of meat on Earth right now – quite disgusting, no? All this when consuming too much meat is not good for your health too. Personally, I have banned myself from KFC chicken for the cruelty to animals and am now really glad I did – think of all the greenhouse gases emitted from the transportation of the chickens, killing of chickens etc. Currently, chicken and fish are about the only meats I consume most. Occasionally I have my bah chor mee and duck confit, anything else is a no-go. I plan to cut out the types of meats I consume as a slow and sure way to control my personal meat consumption. 

What I am trying to say is if everyone just could cut out one type of meat (preferably red meats because without which you would still survive and that it doesn’t do anything fantastic to your health) we could reduce the amount of greenhouse gases emitted by decreasing meat consumption demand.

It is more than an environmental issue, or just a health issue. I think it’s time we all stood together to take a united stand on something this important to our present, our future and our very existence. I mean, if we can’t even stand together on the same page to do something that can only be all good for us, then what hope is there left for humanity?

Oh well, let’s just see what we could do with another ice age.

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