metallic paws: Coral cravings

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Coral cravings

I've always harboured a serious love for sequins but this time I decided to tone it down with a subtle sequinned neckline- after all, the bright coral of the top should speak for itself. I also wanted to wear a high-waisted skirt but sadly I'm much more of a shorts person, so I thought why not pull out something from my "for sale" box? Since no one had wanted to buy it I decided to remove the tags and just keep it for myself, haha. My loss has become my gain again...which is kind of silly. They're still shorts but the loose fit is exactly what I had envisioned. 

Sequin top: Taobao
Bow-tied shorts: Gmarket
Matte black cuff: Colette Accessories

I have to say I absolutely loved wearing this outfit- the materials of both the top and shorts are very similar, very soft, loose and flowy, and almost silky. It's a dream wearing something pretty yet something so comfortable against your skin. You just want to touch yourself all day!










My new circle lenses are actually pretty intimidating up close, sorry for the bug-eyedness. They look a lot better from far away!




hope everyone is safe and well! xx I've got my Legal Profession (summer school) exam in two days so that's why I haven't been so active lately- but after that, freedom! But only for one month, before uni starts again. *short-lived victory dance*

41 comments:

  1. lovely outfit! you really suit the coral colour and the circle lenses are adorable

    xox

    helen @ http://thelovecatsinc.blogspot.com

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  2. I like your shorts! They kind of look like a flowy skirt. (:
    onceuponasprinkle.blogspot.com

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  3. ooh the debut of the shoes!
    the whole ensemble is so nice.
    coral looks so amazing on you. ;D

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  4. I think coral is totally your color! You look gorgeous in it! And those shorts are so cute. I'm a sucker for anything high waisted. :) Good luck on your exam and can't wait for your freedom as I always look forward to your posts! <3

    toni

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  5. I like the matched heels and top :) The bracelet and shorts too! You know what... let's just say I like the entire outfit xD
    -- tht-christina.blogspot.com

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  6. i was watching memories of a geisha right now and your eyes remind me those of the actress. such a beautiful color.
    oh i am jealous of you wearing all this summer clothes when i am freezing here.
    how hot is it there?
    lureofthedarkside.blogspot.com
    step by my blog, keep in touch!

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    1. haha that's the beauty of contact lenses- you can change your eye colour to whatever you want. Sorry to hear that it's freezing, but boiling hot and sweating isn't so great either! :P It's been around 26-30 degrees lately.
      sure, no problem! :)

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  7. really love this outfit. it's so simple yet adorable <3 those shoes are great!

    missdanbee.blogspot.com

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  8. Lovely outfit you have on Izzy!
    Good luck with your exam & hopefully you have a good 1 month holiday! I'm starting uni as well, I'm excited!!!!! But I have a feeling a week into uni, I'll start dreading it haha

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    1. thankyou! :) good luck at uni hon <3 being forced out of holiday mode into study mode always sucks, doesn't it? :P

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  9. i found your blog photos are great! i wonder what camera do you use? :)


    Castor Pollux

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    1. thankyou! :) my boyfriend uses a Canon EOS 5D Mark II.

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  10. you're gorgeous!!!!
    i love the top, and all outfits of your blog
    following u now! xoxox
    Follow me on:
    Miss Kwong - Art and Fashion

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  11. Such beautiful photos! And your outfit is divine- elegant yet very trendy! You look gorgeous in all those pictures. I now really want to check out the wholesale7.net :)
    Good luck!

    skinnymoonstick.blogspot.com

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  12. Absolutely gorgeous! So simple and chic, I love it!
    I really like those shorts and have seen similar ones around where I live, I don't think I could pull it off as well as you though. hehe ^^

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  13. Such gorgeous pictures dear, love the outfit!

    www.superclementina.blogspot.com

    xx

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  14. hi izzy i have a question kind of random ><
    did you always walk to usyd from redfern and was it always safe?
    also what do you think of the learning environment? i heard that the tutors dont care one bt about making you go forward in life and provide you no skills that you can use in rl. thats what i heard!

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    1. hi! Yes I walk to uni almost always and they've all been safe occasions. I think it would only get more dangerous if it was late at night and there aren't that many people around- in that case you might want to take the night bus. Otherwise there's usually plenty of people around on the same path to and from the station.
      haha I haven't heard that. Maybe it's the case for certain courses. The tutors in my experience will be pretty helpful if you go up to them during break time or arrange meetings with them. When they're teaching they're just like lecturers. I'm not sure what you mean by "real life" skills? They're just there to teach the course content. If you mean job-searching skills and stuff like that, there's plenty of seminars every now and then on campus. You usually find notifications in your uni email :)

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    2. Thank you for your reply ^^. By 'real life skills' I meant like they don't teach you very practical things.. it's all theory? Unlike UTS which gives you experience or.. something haha. So it's all just knowledge and not really helping you apply like teaching you excel for instance.
      One more question.. do you like usyd? would you have prefered to go to another uni? i heard theres not many asians at usyd at all LOLL

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    3. no problem! oh ok I guess it depends on what course you're doing then? eg if you do something related to computers then they would be teaching you practical skills on using certain programs. The closest kind of practical skills I've been taught at uni in my experience- is learning how to use research databases to look up legislation, case law, journals etc which is a common thing you'd have to do working in a law firm (in a subject called Legal Research) and learning really basic html in a subject called Business information systems (or something like that). The nature of some courses and subjects just require practical skills like that. Other theory-based subjects don't.

      Yeah I like Usyd. A friend of mine who's attended both prefers UNSW because apparently the social life is greater there. Once again it depends on the course- if it's commerce-related do expect a lot of Asians lol.

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  15. Very cute outfit, love the soft flowy fabrics and that beautiful coral color! The bow tie shorts look very good on you, I'm glad you decided to keep it, it's a great piece!

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  16. Your photos are so stunning! What kind of lenses are they exactly? I love these shorts on you! They are so flattering!

    See Me Rwar

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    1. thanks, credits go to my boyfriend for the photography! he uses a Canon 70-200 2.8 :) thankyou!

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  17. I have a love for sequins too but for some reason I think it's only for new years or celebrations but then again the since it's only the neck line of your top it's just right for an everyday outfit. I'm loving the coral colour and how they match the shoes just right as well.

    It's always a wonder to see your pictures, you always look lovely and your photographer has some amazing skill because you're always the perfect focus of the photos you post.

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  18. these photos are absolutely beautiful! love the coral top with the coral shoes... adorbs!

    xxx
    www.ladyalamode.com

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  19. you look stunning as usual, Izzy!
    love love how the top matches your shoes
    I'm big on matchy matchy outfit :p

    good luck with your exam!

    <3
    The Sweetest Escape 

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  20. love this! you're such an inspiration :D

    xx
    thestatuesquecanvas.blogspot.com

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  21. I know what you mean when you talked bout your sale items that nobody wants to buy and u feel like keeping it for yourself again! :)
    Gotta say i love shopping on market :) i love the shorts, think u should keep it for yourself :) xoxo

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  22. What were those shorts doing in the for sale pile! They're far to cute to put up or sale :p

    Monochrome Magpie

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  23. Beautiful top, I love the golden sparkly accent on the neckline! And thank you so much for the visiting my blog! I'm definately your follower now;)

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  24. Stunning outfit ~ you photograph really really well!! Thank you for following my blog (I'm following yours back now)! :)

    Yishi x

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  25. great look!!! I love your shoes!

    lifeisashoe.blogspot.com

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  26. thank you so much for the follow lovely! returning the follow also.
    sydney bloggers are the best kinds of bloggers :)
    the matching top and shoes are super cute, don't you love it when that happens?
    love your style! and your outfits are photographed so well.

    Mel x
    www.flourishedandsunkissed.com

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  27. how could i have possibly only JUST discovered your blog?! your looks are gorgeous :) x

    cocoandgarcon.blogspot.com

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  28. You look SOOO pretty! You always have the best finds from places I've never heard of! Love this whole look, especially those shoes are gorgeous!

    http://styleservings.blogspot.com/

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  29. Stunning look! Coral is a great color on you.

    Love,

    M&M

    hemingwayandhandbags.blogspot.com

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  30. LOVE this look! The coral top & the shorts are gorgeous! So cute how the top and the shoes match.
    Thanks again for your sweet comment & following my blog. I'm now following your lovely blog. :)
    xo Vivian

    Flightgirl Fashion

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  31. I love the coral in your outfit! I also need a pair of highwaisted black shorts!

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  32. I think your top is perfect! I love the scoop neck and the details.

    xo

    Ashley

    http://southerncaliforniabelle.blogspot.com/

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  33. you are a stunning girl! gorgeous face and figure... and your style is just amazing. :) you must be a model.... :) enjoyed browsing your gorgeous blog.... and new follower here. hoping to stay connected... and wishing you all the best on your blog. :) cheers!
    xoxo
    jasmine

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  34. Hi Iz! If I were to get flats from gmarket, what size should I get? my foot size by itself is 230 and I usually wear a size 6 AU. Should I get a 230/235/240? :s

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