• Fashion,  New Trends

    It’s All About Statement Sleeves and Cold-Shoulder

    It’s All About Statement Sleeves and Cold-Shoulder This season, it’s all about statement sleeves and cold-shoulders. The best part is you can wear both of these trends together like I did. 😉 From bell-shaped and extra-long sleeves to balloon and ruffle, attention grabbing sleeves are stealing all the spotlight. 1. Bell Sleeve One of the key trends for this season is bell sleeves. I love my extra-wide flares. Once you have your statement bell sleeves, remember to keep the rest of your look minimal. A simple silhouette in a neutral color palette is all you need to finish this look. 2. Cold-Shoulder I have never been a huge fan of…

  • Fashion,  New Trends

    Refresh Your 2017 Beauty Routine with Meijer Beauty

    Refresh Your 2017 Beauty Routine with Meijer Beauty This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. Every Spring I like to clean up my makeup bags and refresh my beauty routine. To do this, I usually watch a few days of YouTube beauty videos first. After watching the videos, I write down what type of products I would like to try. This year, I focused on drug store products since many readers have requested I do this. I teamed up with Meijer again this year to bring you my favorite new finds. So read on to discover some affordable and amazing products that you may fall in love…

  • Fashion,  New Trends,  Over 40s fashion tips,  Petite fashion tips

    Winter White:: White Coat+White Crop Top+White Skirt

    Winter White:: White Coat+White Crop Top+White Skirt I am surprised to say, it is the first time I am doing an all white winter look. And I LOVE it! I think I may have to find more white pieces for my wardrobe. 😉 Do you love the feather trimmed faux leather skirt? If you have been following me for a while, you should have seen this skirt before. I added the feather trim myself and I love the result too. So come back this Friday to watch my first Fashion DIY video about how to easily turn any boring skirt into a stunning piece by adding on a feather trim.…

  • Fashion,  New Trends,  Over 40s fashion tips,  Petite fashion tips

    High waist cropped flare jeans & Statement faux fur winter coat

    High waist cropped flare jeans & Statement faux fur winter coat My blog posting schedule will have some changes due to my husband’s illness. You can read “What my husband’s cancer taught me” to see more details. Anyway, I will drop Friday’s post starting from this week and will return when time allows. And my Monday/Wednesday posts will keep it short and sweet too. I hope it will make it more easy to read. 😉 Yes, I am finally jumping onto this cropped flare jean style wagon. And I am loving it. I scored this statement faux fur winter coat last year. It was listed at $798 but I know…

  • Fashion,  New Trends,  Over 40s fashion tips,  Petite fashion tips,  Product Reviews

    Trend Alert Cropped Trench Coat with Dezzal

    Trend Alert Cropped Trench Coat with Dezzal Since last year, I have been looking for a good cropped trench coat. And finally I found the perfect one at Dezzal.com. I have had a few things from this website and I still love them. You can read the reviews here and here. And below are some of the looks. This Double Breasted Cropped Jacket is just the one I always wanted. It is very well made, and the cropped style is so flattering for a petite woman like me. You can come back this Friday to watch the video of how I created this outfit and see more of this jacket…

  • Fashion,  New Trends

    Must Haves: Fun Animal Sweaters for Fall/Winter

    Must Haves: Fun Animal Sweaters for Fall/Winter I am often asked by interviewers, What is my personal style? For me, it is elegant, polished and fun. For the fun part, I love to use colors, prints and funky accessories to show off my playful vibe. And every fall and winter, the animal sweater becomes my must haves in my wardrobe to pull off those fun looks I desire. The cat sweater: Look 1: Look 2: Look 3: The tiger sweater: Look 1: Look 2: Look 3: Look 4: The fox sweater: Look 1: Look 2: The bird sweater: The robot sweater: I know a robot is not technically an animal…

  • Fashion,  New Trends

    Rock a Shearling Coat Like a Fashion Girl

    Rock a Shearling Coat Like a Fashion Girl Other than down jackets, a shearling coat is one of the warmest pieces you can wear for winter. And the best part? It’s a timeless piece that’s as versatile as it is classic. Ground it with denim or elevate it with a fancy dress. COMFY CHIC WEEKEND LOOK Of course it will go perfectly with any of your denim looks. But if you would like to add a little bit more edgy vibe, choose some black leather leggings instead of jeans. COLD-PROOF DRESSY LOOK Pick a dressy dress or skirt to go with it. The unexpected factor is fully paid off by…

  • Fashion,  New Trends

    Cash back from Giving Assistant for your holiday shopping

    Cash back from Giving Assistant for your holiday shopping It doesn’t matter whether you like it or not, the holiday season is just around the corner. My step-daughter already asked us about our Christmas list. 😉 //Native American Woman Adult Halloween Costume Same//Boho Fantasies Fringe Booties from Poetic Licence Same// I have done the majority of my gift shopping online nowadays. And recently I have tried the Giving Assistant website for their cash back shopping. //Native American Woman Adult Halloween Costume Same//Boho Fantasies Fringe Booties from Poetic Licence Same// What is Giving Assistant? Supplying online shoppers with cash back-, charitable-, and money-saving opportunities. Giving Assistant.org is a digital coupon marketplace…

  • Fashion,  Over 40s fashion tips

    Wear Your Cat on Your Collar

    Wear Your Cat on Your Collar I know, I know, this title sounds a bit…unusual. And, in case you were wondering, no I am not a crazy cat lady either. //White cat collar shirt SAME under $20 // Black skirt // Gold starry derby shoes // Red LV bag // Ray Ban sunglasses Same// I always have a hard time to answer the question: “Are you a dog person or a cat person?” I think I have pretty equal feelings towards dogs and cats. I never really had my own pets when I was growing up in China. Until now, my husband and I still don’t have any pets. But…

  • Fashion,  New Trends

    2016 fall trends from catwalk to sidewalk

    2016 fall trends from catwalk to sidewalk I bet you have seen many new fashion trends for the 2016 fall and winter seasons from the fashion magazines or on TV. And you may say, nah, those trends are so weird or over the top and I can’t wear it in my real life. That is so true for most of us who have a day job and a family to run. So below I summarized a few of the trends which overall are wearable for most of us. And remember, trends come and go, you don’t have to buy all new pieces to accommodate a new season. Just digging out…

  • Fashion,  Over 40s fashion tips,  Petite fashion tips,  Product Reviews

    How To Wear A Kaftan—the Chic and edgy style

    How To Wear A Kaftan—the Chic and edgy style The beautiful freely-flowing and loosely-fit kaftans are pretty much everywhere and on everybody during those long hot days of summer. While a lot of you might consider it to be suitable only as beachwear, or at the most super casual, but for me, I believe you can actually rock these cool pieces for almost any occasion and almost any season. As with most pieces you can extend the usefulness of these gorgeous outfits by styling them right. //“HIGH LOW WIND FLOW” KAFTAN IN POLKA DOTS PATTERN SAME//black skinny scarf SAME//Ray Ban sunglasses SAME//J Crew burgundy fur belt//Louis Vuitton red bag//Sam Edelman…

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