I was never that much of a fan of the humble T-shirt until I started working in Singapore schools, at which point I realised a plain or patterned tee can be a fantastically hard working garment that won't look like a sweaty rag before you're even half way through the day. Prior to 2012 then, I owned one T-shirt that I really liked and that was about it.
Here's a skirt I bought to wear for work at Chung Cheng High School (Main). It's a slightly tricky length to wear, I find. However, it meets with the requirements of the MOE dress code, I find it comfortable to wear, and the stretch gives it a sexier feel than your average slightly-below-mid-calf length skirt. So...
Several years ago now, my then 16-year-old daughter was strongly advised by her school to pack a hat to wear during a massively exotic school trip to Ladakh, India. Amongst other things, the students would be treking amidst the Himalayas, where all-year-round snow would be likely to reflect the sunlight and cause delicate teenage skins to burn.
Vintage or used? The debate continues...
Singapore's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has died, and the nation is officially in mourning. Enough has been said with regard his good/bad points already, and I do not intend to pass any comment on the man myself except maybe in private, with friends. Instead, today's post is inspired by a conversation shared with Gorgeous Husband this morning concerning the word 'vintage' and what it ought and ought not properly be applied to.
Hi there. My name is Liz and at age 50 and after 20 years of shuffling to and fro between Singapore and the UK, I've learned a thing or two about what to wear and how to have fun wearing it.
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