Retro Singapore – A guide for vintage hunters

An old school typewriter for sale at Tong Mern Sern Antiques

Don’t you just love vintage shops? They all seem to have their own little personalities that spring to life with the history behind people’s treasured belongings. The mixture of perfumed scents, sixties incense and leathery goods waft towards you the minute you enter and a myriad of colours greets your searching eyes. Perusing shelf upon shelf, rack upon rack in a second-hand shop is a true adventure; knowing that you will exit your favourite little …[Read more]

Upcycle T-shirt to create a stylish Yoga outfit!

Upcycle old T shirt to make yoga wear

Yoga has absolutely nothing to do with fashion but let’s face it – we all like to look good whether in our Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Dog pose), Virabhadrasana (Warrior pose) or Vriksha Asana (Tree pose). The fashion industry has definitely picked up on the worldwide yoga craze and we can feel it in their wide line of yoga apparel at steep prices. Look around in the stores or online for a pair of comfortable, colourful …[Read more]

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Time to declutter, now that the festive season is behind us!

For those among us who have too many clothes and too little to wear! Tips to organise your wardrobe

  It’s time to sell. The tree is in the compost, the trinkets and baubles have been wrapped and stored, the last of the turkey leftover finally eaten up, and your kids are already bored of the booty from Mr. Claus. The holiday season is officially behind us. In Singapore, the season starts with Diwali, Halloween, followed by Thanksgiving, Christmas and finally the madness of New Year’s Eve. Irrespective of where you were as the …[Read more]

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Old scarf, new style! Refashion your outfit with this DIY

This Christmas, spice up your wardrobe and turn your brightest scarf into a necklace. Try your hand at this cool and easy scarf tying DIY technique!

Do you ever feel like you just need a little something extra to jazz up an outfit or add a funky finishing touch? Maybe it’s the change in the season, but I think at this time of year we all feel like we need to revamp our wardrobes a little, and with Christmas and New Year 2015 around the corner the purse strings are pretty tight. So a personal shopping spree is most definitely not on the …[Read more]