I just mentioned Oscar de la Renta as one of the fashion giants in my previous blog (Elegance Never Goes Out of Style) and suddenly 6 days later news about his death (due to cancer after 82 years of staying on earth) were flashed on TV. The fashion world mourned for the demise of one of its legendary fashion icons who was famous for his lavish haute couture creations worn by a diverse group of distinguished women (from Jacqueline Kennedy, Hillary Clinton to Michelle Obama) and Hollywood celebrities. Frankly, I don’t own a dress designed by Mr. de la Renta … Continue reading Oscar de la Renta: The King of Suave!
Who doesn’t know Mrs. Margaret Thatcher who became the only female Prime Minister of Great Britain (to date), and later became known as the “Iron Lady”. With her aggressive and stern views on both economic policies and political agenda, certainly everyone knows “The Lady”, particularly those in politics, governance, academe, business world and even the ordinary people, young and old alike who have passion in world affairs. Based on various accounts, it was in the 80’s when Margaret Thatcher was constantly making headlines in dailies and other media networks. I remember my father (whose day, by the way, was … Continue reading The Iron Lady’s Gone, But Her Legacy Remains!
My passion for fashion which goes back to childhood days has impacted on my outlook towards wearing style. I remember when we were kids, I used to draw and cut out paper dolls and dressed them with colored and various designs/styles of clothing made of paper and other materials which I could see around the house. Instead of buying ready made clothes , our mother would at times purchase clothing materials from a local Chinese merchandise store and since she had a little knowledge of sewing, she would create dresses during weekends for her 7 girls just to keep us … Continue reading Effortless Useful Tips To Power Dress In The WorkPlace