Monday, August 23, 2010

White Blouses

...are never out of style

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Summer of Oval-Faced Beauties

This summer, oval-faced celebrities are in!

Amanda Crew from Charlie St. Cloud
Gemma Arterton in Prince of Persia: Sands of Time
Rebecca Hall from The Town

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Piece by Piece Dressing: Easy Breezy Weekday

Shirt Dress + Cross-Body Satchel + High-Heeled Sandals = Comfy Chic

Piece by Piece Dressing: Casual Glamour

Bat-Wing Dress + Roman Sandals + Lots of Bangles = Princess on Vacation


Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Piece by Piece Dressing: Office Lady

Sleeveless sheath + clutch + bangles = Casual elegance

Piece by Piece Dressing: Weekend Getaway

Long floaty dress + sunglasses + thong sandals = Relaaaaax

Piece by Piece Dressing: Summer Party

Dress + bangle + heels = Polished lady

The Hosts of World Expo: 世博会小白菜

The volunteer hosts/guides of World Expo 2010 in Shanghai all wore a green and white uniform very similar to bok choy (Chinese cabbage), hence their nickname in Chinese, Hsiao Bai Tsai (little cabbage). They had to stand 10+ hours a day, answer countless questions, direct pedestrian traffic in the oppressive humidity of a typical Shanghai summer, all while smiling too!

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Summer Hours

We may have to work in the hot days of August, but we don't have to look tired!

Sexy Chinese dress: Qi pao (Cheongsam)

How should the hair look with a qi pao? Up, down, half-up? In a chignon? Add a hairpiece? Maybe a flower barrette? Perm? Pin-curls? There seems to be a million ways to wear your hair when wearing a qi pao.