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Kapten & Son; for the adventurers and global citizens

How we dress is a way of self-expression and how we want others to perceive us. I’ve always worn a watch since I started going to school and I’ve always picked watches that express who I am. When I was younger, pink and white were colours of choice, they were colourful, cute and fun. But as I grew older, I gravitated to black colour as it’s not only easy to match but suitable for all occasions, totally practical. However recently I’ve taken a strong liking to rose gold as it’s not only a lovely but trending and fashionable colour.

My recent favourite watch of choice is from Kapten & Son’s in Campina with a Mesh band, black face and in rose gold colour. I love how the brand is designed for the adventurers and global citizens, folks who revel in freedom and enjoy travelling.  I also love how my watch is perfect for work appointments but also looks chic for casual events.

Grab your Kapten & Son watch of choice on their website here.

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Thank you Kapten & Son for sending my watch of choice over! <3

7 Recommended Beauty & Wellness Spots in Korea!

Are you planning for a pampering  trip with your girlfriends / mum or sisters soon?  I was just in Korea last month for a Beauty and Wellness trip and had the privilege to experience the best of Beauty and Wellness that Korea has to offer. Today’s post will cover 7 beauty spots and services that we visited which I highly recommend! Maybe you can KIV some spots for your next trip! 😉

(1) K-Beauty Makeover at Beauté 101

Beauté 101 is one of Korea’s top 1-stop shop for all your beauty needs; hair, makeup and nails. Need to prep for a night out in Korea? Fret not – just be in your outfit for the night, factor 2-3 hours with them and you’ll be ready to rock and roll in style, with your tresses, makeup and nails done. I also recommend checking out the nearby alleyways for cute spots for OOTDs like we did! For a basic hair styling, makeup and nails package like I did, it costs 242,000 won (S$298), add another 100,000 won (S$122) to upgrade to a party/special package. Located in Gangam, check out their Facebook page here and be sure to reserve in advance for your slot.

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(2) Luxe Facial Spa at Sulwhasoo Flagship Store

If you’re travelling with your mum or favourite aunt, may I suggest and recommend booking a luxe Facial Spa at Sulwhasoo Flagship Store – Korea’s equivalent of La Mer, whether it’s products, place or service, it won’t disappoint. On the ground floor, you’ll find exhibitions of past and present products and packaging. If you think that the ground floor is astounding, you’ll be further impressed by their second level where #interiorgoals abound. You’ll find a gift wrapping segment followed by an array of current ranges of products which are free for testing followed by a private lounge area where you can sip tea and enjoy testing out the products one by one, including the famed Sulwhasoo – Harmonizen Regenerating Cream which costs 650,000 (S$800). Yes that’s right you didn’t read wrong. After shopping (according to the local staff, the store is very generous with their samples and price after discounts for tourists is even better than airport). Before you’re ushered off for your spa, enjoy a vial of ginseng ampoule (drank, not applied), complemented with a cuppa green tea to balance the bitterness of the ginseng. Following which, you can proceed to their spa level and then into individual rooms which are designed like hotel rooms, with individual shower room. The facial spa begins with a foot soak followed by scrub with their special ginseng body scrub that’s not for sale and only available at the spa – talk about exclusivity! There’s even an iPhone cable charge in the spa room, super thoughtful. After the facial, which ends off with Sulwhasoo’s very thorough skincare regime, you can prep your tresses and apply their in house Sulwhasoo makeup foundation and blusher at the private makeup room. I also love that their staff speak basic conversational english pretty well. Visit them at 650, Sinsadong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea.

In case you’re wondering what’s in the Sulwhasoo facial, these are my notes – I can’t recall the entire skincare regime at the end as it was too extensive!:

Hot feet soak
Ginseng scrub
Facial portion:
Remove makeup
Cleansing oil
Hot towel
White ginseng scrub
Sleeping mask
Rest
After facial skincare:
First treatment essence
Lotion
Moisturizer
Serum
Sunblock

(Visit their site if you’d like to find out more about their Beauty Ritual)

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(3) Soak, spa & massage at women’s only Spa Lei

Lei Spa is a popular women’s only spa, and rated #7 out of 230 spas and wellness places in Seoul on TripAdvisor. As we were fully made-over after our Beaute101 experience and we were a little short of time during our visit to Spa Lei, we didn’t (want to) experience a full soak, sauna and massage which will ruin our hair and makeup, lol. We did however enjoy a drink and hot feet soak at both their outdoor and indoor foot spa. While their staff speak very limited english, I was very impressed with their 3 floors of facilities ranging from saunas, spa, massage, sleeping rooms, TV rooms, outdoor terrace, cafe, nails services and more – I can imagine it’s a place to hang out with my girlfriends for a whole day just doing sauna, spa, massage, meals, nails and more. For as little as 2000won an hour, it’s no wonder Spa Lei is a hit with both local and tourists alike. Do note that privacy is a huge concern, so you will need to keep your phones in the locker as no phones are allowed in the spa.spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0000 spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0001 spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0002 spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0003 spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0004 spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0006

(4) Skincare and Makeup Shopping at Myeong Dong

If you count yourself a K-beauty lover, no trip to Korea would be complete without visiting Myeong Dong where there’s an endless supply and promotion of all things Korean skincare and makeup. If you’re a fan of new skincare brands, then you must pay a visit to Olive Young who stocks brands that are more under the radar before they are established enough to have their owns stores, such as CNP, WakeWake and ElishaCoy. If you’re like me and a fan of established skincare and makeup brands such as Laneige, EtudeHouse, Clio & TheFaceshop, then it’s best to plan your trip to coincide with Korea’s sales season which is start of October and the next one would be early next year, visit Visit Korea website or Korea Grand Sale website for updates. If you’re planning to buy in bulk, my local friend suggests visiting Duty Free at Lotte Mall for really awesome bulk discounts.

Also, no street shopping is complete without street snacks!I will be writing a separate article on recommended Korean food spots, but thought I should add this in as well. Speaking of street snacks, On my first night in Korea, I’d met up with my friend, Livia for Chimac dinner. Livia works at Charis and she gifted me with a Klairs Mochi Bb cushion, a lightweight foundation – you can get it from my Charis online store here~  Also, I have to mention that you can get lots of awesome Korean snacks at Big Mart at Myeong Dong, opens till 12am!

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Second night at Myeong Dong (we were there most nights since it was a stone throw away from our hotel!):myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0005 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0006 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0007 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0008 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0010 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0011 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0012 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0013

I also recommend staying at Lotte City Myeongdong Hotel which is a 10 minutes walk away from Myeong Dong shopping streets. A relatively new hotel with impeccable and friendly staff service, good breakfast spread, comfortable bedroom and great housekeeping service.

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Apart from Myeong Dong, I also recommend paying a visit to Gangnam where you’ll find Style Nanda and many shop fronts with lovely visual merchandising in their windows and having a cuppa coffee at Coffeesmith, just to people watch – the dudes are particularly handsome there, haha.

Style Nanda store:

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Club Clio, got the colour I wanted in Celeb Rose which ran out at Olive Young!:gangnam-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0006 gangnam-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0007 gangnam-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0008

If you have more time, you should also check out Hongdae where there’s more Korean makeup and skincare shops (no surprises, LOL) and more street fashion!

Cap shopping:hongdae-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0000

Walked into Labiotte for their wine lipsticks!
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Got one of these lipsticks, which is a lovely coral and hydrating formula:hongdae-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0004

Burnt orange and browns colours are all the rage this fall!:
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Love these new 3CE liquid lips shades in Lazy, Obsessed & New me, except I’d already bought like 8 lipsticks by this time, so I didn’t purchase any, lol! #onemouthonlyhongdae-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0008

Was super tempted to get this, but would be too creamy/shimmery/oily for SG’s humid weather, so I did not – but if I was staying in Korea would go for this!:hongdae-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0007 hongdae-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0011Also, Chuu official has nice lip tints!hongdae-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0010

(5) Wellness Treatment at KwangDong Oriental Hospital

Have I mentioned that we’ve been treated to only the best in Korea during our trip? The same can be said of our visit to KwangDong Oriental Hospital – we were there on a Friday morning at 9.30am and there were already customers at the counters paying for their oriental medicine dosage/satchets after their check ups. My wellness session with KwangDong Oriental Hospital started with registration, followed by consultation with the doctor, interpreted by a very eloquent lady named Jenny – the doctor then administered my virgin acupuncture experience (pretty painless in fact) on my stiff shoulders and aching calves followed by a cold stone facial spa and hot herbal foot pack – it was an incredible and unique experience to have a cold and hot sensation simultaneously on the opposing ends of my body. I love my experience at KwangDong Oriental Hospital and hope to bring my parents there some day.

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(6) Relaxing Spa Session at Herb Island

Last but not the least, if you’re a fan of whimsical European style, I recommend visiting Herb Island and experiencing the Spa session after lunch and staying until the evening when the place is lit in the night. The Spa session starts off with tea and registration followed by a foot soak, a hot pack experience while laying on a cloth over dried hay (I imagine that’s how Jesus felt when he was a baby in a manger, lol) and ending off with massage (choice of back or feet, I picked feet). Also, the shops are super pretty, if you’re a fan of aromatic oil, scents and tea, it’s a place you can stock up on supplies!

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If you enjoyed reading my Beauty and Wellness recommendations, stay tuned to my next post on Korean Food recommendations in Seoul! 😉

If you’d like a chronological update to my Beauty and Wellness Korean Trip visit my Dayre days 272-278 starting here.

Thank you Carolyn and Korean Tourism Organisation Singapore for making the trip to Korea possible!

Chasing Sunset

I’ve always thought that sunsets at the Stadium are remarkable. So I’m sure glad that I can show you a glimpse of the sunset which formed a beautiful backdrop to these outfit photos when Fenny and I were there last Thursday.The Out Net Iris and Ink Rag and Bone 1 Ena Teo Enabalista_0000 The Out Net Iris and Ink Rag and Bone 1 Ena Teo Enabalista_0001 The Out Net Iris and Ink Rag and Bone Ena Teo Enabalista_0004 The Out Net Iris and Ink Rag and Bone Ena Teo Enabalista_0005 The Out Net Iris and Ink Rag and Bone Ena Teo Enabalista_0001The Out Net Iris and Ink Rag and Bone Ena Teo Enabalista_0006 The Out Net Iris and Ink Rag and Bone Ena Teo Enabalista_0007 The Out Net Iris and Ink Rag and Bone Ena Teo Enabalista_0002The Out Net Iris and Ink Rag and Bone Ena Teo Enabalista_0000The Out Net Iris and Ink Rag and Bone Ena Teo Enabalista_0008 The Out Net Iris and Ink Rag and Bone Ena Teo Enabalista_0003

Outfit details:
Rag & Bone Dress, sold out on site, similar here. For Rag & Bone pieces on The OutNet, here.
Iris And Ink Leather Shoulder Bag here, for full collection here.
Michael Kors Sunglasses available at Optic Butler‘s store at Paragon.

If you haven’t, you most definitely have to check out The Out Net, sister website of Net-a-porter, a fashion outlet site that sells designer pieces up to 75% off.

Thank you Melissa, Minyee & Directions Group Inc for making this featured post possible.

x

Ena

Stay Hip & Chic with BIG Hotel Singapore

Over the recent labour day holiday, Christabelle and I enjoyed our extended weekend at boutique hotel, BIG Hotel Singapore. Super love the chic, grey textured walls and its Pinterest-worthy minimalistic interior. <3

Belle and I made full use of our 1D1N with girly activities such as playing with new make up, photo taking at the alley ways/spots near by the hotel, thai food at Aroy Dee for dinner, The Daily Scoop (at School of the Arts) for desserts and masks (mutiple, yes, haha) time before we called it a night. During our fruitful staycation, we were also appropriately (mostly me, haha since Belle doesn’t really drinks coffee) with Nespresso and Cafedirect coffee, it’s sweet that BIG Hotel has a Nespresso machine in the room. Have I mentioned how much I love the chic coffee corner? 😉BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0003 BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0008 BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0010 BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0009 BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0006 BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0007 BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0004 BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0005BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0013BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0012 BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0011 BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0014New cosmetics from Etude House Play 101 Sticks / cushion concealers, Laneige BB Cushion, K-Palette Rose Eyeliner, Kate Tokyo Eyeshadow Palettes, Stenders Handcream and Lipbalm.
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See the look below:
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BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0017Coffee break with Cafedirect (available at Fairprice Finest & Fairprice Xtra) before heading out.
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Post dinner ice cream indulgence:

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I brought along Origin’s Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask To Clear Pores, and found out that Christabelle is a huge fan of this brand and been using this mask regularly which helps with her oily skin type, once a week. Origins is an au natural skin care brand, for all you nature loving skincare fanatics! 😉

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And post Origins charcoal mask, we nourished our skin with The Face Shop animal masks which I got last year and they don’t seem to be retailing any more now, but man, these smell of peaches, soooo good and its also pretty hydrating, love! Check out other The Face Shop masks currently available on their site here.

The next morning, a wake up coffee is in order…
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BIG Hotel Singapore Review Lifestyle Blogger Ena Teo Enabalista _0028And YES I had also lugged over the new ranges of skincare goodies; shower gel, scrub, body creams from The Body Shop to try out during the staycation, best decision ever! Our bathroom and room were filled and smelled so good of summer fragrances from the Pinita Colada (Pineapple and Coconut) to Polynesian Tiare (island flowers), they’ll all launch by June 9. 😉

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The comfy bed and sheets made for a great night’s rest. All in, BIG Hotel is an affordable, chic option that I’d recommend whether you’re considering for a local stay-cation or visiting from abroad. Staff we met at the hotel were also very pleasant and courteous – they definitely made our stay that much sweeter. Plus, it’s located conveniently close to Bugis MRT (if you’re taking the train down from Changi Airport, from the green line) and walking distance to Dhoby Ghaut and Little India where you can explore more of Singapore whether for shopping, dining or cultural spots. If you’re keen, you can also check out my alma-mater LASALLE College of the Arts which is literally behind BIG hotel, if you’re in luck you might coincide your stay with graduating students’ exhibitions. happening from now, 20th May to 1st June!

Thank you BIG Hotel & Chelsea for arranging the stay for review!

Be sure to follow me on IG @ena_teo for daily updates! 😉

x

Ena

Stepping into Spring

With the Lunar New Year only a day away, I thought it fitting to share some of my recent outfits that’s perfect for the festive season. Since young, it’s been a tradition for my family and I to don on new clothes for the new year, but I’ve never been clear or sure of why that is the case. A little google research online revealed that it’s a traditional belief that new year heralds new beginning and so we wear new clothes to celebrate. Well for me, I’d take any reason to shop for new clothes! 😛 As you can see, I’ve already worn these outfits so they won’t be “new” per se, I’ve actually purchased and reserved one set of outfit, a top from my friend, Aggy’s online label Tact.sg and a red leather skirt from Stradivarius for the very first day, which you can expect to see either on my Instagram or an upcoming blog post. 😉 For this post, I’ve picked this Begin Again dress from C/MEO, an increasingly popular and cult fashion brand from Australia with chic silhouettes and cuts which you can purchase from Revolve. You might not have heard about MARYLING, as they’re new to Singapore but have been rapidly expanding from their home country Italy, Milan to China, Korea and is also no stranger to many female Hong Kong celebrities. What I love about this brand is their unique one of a kind pieces, in fact for Singapore, they’re only bringing in each design with a few varying sizes. Talk about exclusivity! Have I mentioned that MARYLING uses the same lace and tweed fabrics that produces Chanel pieces? So you’ll find very fine fabrics including 100% silk that feels soft and great on the skin. You’ll find their temporary pop up store at Takashimaya Level 3, Women Department, before they launch their flagship store officially in Singapore.

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Thank you Revolve & Maryling for dressing me for the recent events!

Has any brands and new designs caught your eye, if so, share them with me via email or in the comments below!

Wishing you and your loved ones a very blessed and prosperous Lunar New Year in advance!

x

Ena

Modern Mod Look

Hi loves!

 Well, by now you probably know that 70s style is back this season. In this post, I’m doing a modern interpretation of that Mod look. You can’t go wrong with stripes & a cute mini skirt! Pair it with a strong red lip makeup look & boots to go.

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Motel striped dress & skirt from Revolve here and here. I basically want every item available from Motel, no kidding. I also wish that I could be back to Bar Canary and hang out with my girlfriends and chat over the freshest coconut juice all day.

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Leather & fluffy shearling clutch bag from Iris & Ink, you can get it here.

Thank you Revolve Clothing for the outfit & The Out Net for the clutch.

X

Ena

20 Picks from Sandro’s FW 2015/16

Hi Loves!

We’re right in the midst of fall, if you haven’t got your wardrobe Fall ready, here are some of my picks from Sandro’s FW 2015/16 collection!

Sandro is a Parisian brand with refined & versatile men’s and women’s collections. Founded by Evelyne Chetrite in 1984, she developed a new women’s aesthetics – modern and sophisticated with a hint of androgyny.  In line with the Sandro sensibility, Evelyne’s son, Ilan, launched Sandro Homme in 2008 focusing on revisited classics with a modern twist.

Sandro’s FW 2015/16 is very much on trend with this season’s revival of 70’s aesthetics. Specifically this collection pays homage to the legendary American rock festivals.  Lace, floral prints and bordeaux(wine) & tan colour evokes bohemian vibes, leather, studs & demin completes the androgynous, rock look. 70’s key pieces such as the flare pants makes a reprise, paired with finely knit turtle neck for a modern look.

My favourite pieces will have to be those with lace, bordeaux colours and with studs – these pieces are timeless and will stay in the wardrobe for a long time. But I also really love the printed tops, with graphics and words like “Mirror” and “Freedom”. These adds more excitement and will also potentially be pieces that will remind you of the fun times.

Some snaps from the store visit followed by the 20 picks from the women’s collection!
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Here are my top 20 picks from Sandro’s Fall/Winter 2015 Women’s Collection, some are repeats from above. I tried to be selective, but the number is still quite huge at 20 because I LOVE THEIR ACCESSORIES TOO. Their bags and shoes… those boots!!! You will see!

1. Sandro Women Mirror Black Top
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2. Sandro Women Abstract Print Grey TopSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 036 3. Sandro Women Blue Freedom TopSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 030 4. Sandro Women Maritime Striped Top Sandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 0295. Sandro Women Black Jacket with Gold StudsSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 038

6. Sandro Women Red Shorts with Gold StudsSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 024

7. Sandro Women Flare Pants with Black buttons
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9. Sandro Women Black CapeSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 022

10. Sandro Women Black Vest DressSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 026

11. Sandro Women Black Mini Dress with BeltSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 027

12. Sandro Women Blue Lace DressSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 028

13. Sandro Women Black Studded SandalsSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 011

14. Sandro Women Glitter Grey ShoesSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 012

15. Sandro Women Reebok Silver ShoesSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 013

16. Sandro Women Leather BootsSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 014

17. Sandro Women Black BootsSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 017

18. Sandro Women Boots in CamelSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 018

19. Sandro Women Bag in WineSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 033

20. Sandro Women Bag in CamelSandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 034

*Bonus*

Also picked out some pieces from Sandro Men’s collection!

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SO GORGEOUS. Too bad we can’t have this in Singapore. Sandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 023 Love the wool details at the collar!Sandro Paris FW2015:16 Blogger Ena Picks 039

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These boots are cute & perfect for Fall Winter!

Visit Sandro Store 
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That is all!
I might be collaborating with Sandro for outfit features on the blog, so keep a look out for it! Follow me on @ena_teo for updates. 🙂

Thanks to Sandro & Karla Otto for the preview & images.

x

Ena

What I wore to Digital Fashion Week

Hi Loves!

Attended Digital Fashion Week to catch Ying The Label show with my gal pal Christabelle the other day and here’s what I wore. 🙂
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Caught up with the sweet Kerina from Deja fashion app – have you downloaded it yet? Follow me, @ena_teo if you have an account! 😉Shop Trendy Korean Fashion Uptownholic Singapore Lifestyle Blog 005With Belle & her pretty mama. Using and loving my Casio TR60!!! Am loving it while I have it on loan for a blog review. Seriously, what will my life be without it? >.< #exaggerationobviously

Shop Trendy Korean Fashion Uptownholic Singapore Lifestyle Blog 006Changed into another outfit, a wine red knit dress also from Uptownholic!
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Shop Trendy Korean Fashion Uptownholic Singapore Lifestyle Blog 010And my favourite piece from my Uptownholic fashion haul has got to be this chic boots – got way too many compliments and questions where to get it! I love how it looks and feels – comfy!

I recommend you to check out Uptownholic site for super chic and trendy Korean fashion, Korean shoes are especially pretty, comfy and not too expensive! <3

Thank you EJ and Uptownholic for sending these lovely pieces!

x

Ena

Pink Hair for Hope with Hairdreams Singapore

Hi Loves!

You might have noticed the pink streaks in my hair since last week. I paid a visit to Hairdreams Singapore to experience and share about their ‘Pink Hair for Hope’ campaign and hair creation package which costs $80, and 20% of the proceeds will be donated to the Breast Cancer Foundation and is available for the whole month of October.

This includes the application of the stripes, wash and blow dry, and subsequent removal at the salon. This hair creation lasts up to three months, giving those in support a chance to spread the awareness of the support for Breast Cancer.

The last time I had coloured streaks hair extensions was when I was 21… For a rock & roll themed bday party. 💁😎✊😆 I’m glad that the extensions I have now is for an even more meaningful cause!

For more information and appointment booking, visit www.hairdreams.com.sg, or call 6653 5500. Hairdreams is located at: 51 Cuppage Road #01-09, Singapore 229469 / Tel: 6653 5500

Thank you Publicist PR & Hairdreams Singapore for having me, I am glad to lend my support this meaningful campaign.

X

Ena

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Casual Days

Hi Loves!

What’s your idea of a casual weekend? Mine’s definitely hanging with family or friends over food – whether cafe hopping, at the mall’s, my place or theirs. Had the chance to pop by Christabelle‘s place the other weekend and took the chance to also take some outfit shots around her place. And while reviewing these photos, I belatedly realize… that I am back to leaning towards monochrome colours for my wardrobe. Black, white & greys are just so easy to mix and match with… and easy to throw on in the morning too!

Ena Enabalista Revolve Clothing Unif 003 Ena Enabalista Revolve Clothing Unif 002 Ena Enabalista Revolve Clothing Unif 001If you don’t already know by now, I am in love with sporty chic outfits and dresses. Although I have 2 similar dresses, one sleeveless and another short-sleeved, I just needed to get this when I saw it, hahaha. #Obsessed. I imagine this is the perfect dress to wear to support your favourite boy or sports player for a game. Throw on a black moto jacket or a jazzy bomber jacket and you’re ready to attend a concert or throw a party for your favourite rockstar. This particular dress is sold out, for more Unif dresses, check out Revolve Clothing here. I’m also wearing Free People’s Bella Coachella Strappy Back Bra with this look.American Eagle Outfitters Black Shorts Outfit Street Look 001 American Eagle Outfitters Black Shorts Outfit Street Look 002Have I mentioned that I love muscle tees? I got this DIOR NOT WAR singlet/tee from Malacca! Sometimes you can get really cute slogan tees from the market stalls. If you’re looking for something similar online, see this. Or if you prefer sleeved tees, which are reallyyy comfy, I totally recommend this cute OBEY Glitch Garden tee.  For shorts, nothing else beats American Eagle’s Outfitters’. I got these cut off shorts at their Vivo City outlet, I highly recommend you check them out if you haven’t! And if you’re wondering about the lace up sandals, these are from Zalora, you can get them here. Anddd if you’re planning to shop, save the code “ZBAPQGVB” for 15% discount at check out, valid for 1st purchase and for new customers only.

Thank you Revolve Clothing & American Eagles Outfitters for the apparels. <3 Thank you babe Christabelle for the photos! :*

Disclaimer: Outfits are sponsored or my own. The links in this post aren’t affliate links so I don’t get any credit if you buy, except for the Zalora discount code! Happy Shopping! 😉

x

Ena

Photoworthy Captures at ION Orchard’s The Fashion Playhouse

Hi Loves!

A few days ago I had the pleasure to visit ION Orchard’s The Fashion Playhouse with 2 Fashion Inversion rooms; one where you’ll look like you’re floating in mid air and another where you’ll look like a giant when you’re standing on the right side of the room. There’s also a Fashion Reflection room where you can lie on the floor and look like you’re on the front cover of a magazine! It’s definitely something cute, fashionable and photo-worthy.
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Unfortunately, the Fashion Reflection room was not in working order the day I was there. So there’s no photos of that room.

The Fashion Playhouse opens from 11am to 8pm daily to shoppers who spend a minimum of S$80 at ION Orchard.  In collaboration with the Singapore Tourism Board, ION Orchard is offering free admission for shoppers to the fashion playrooms, and all they need to do is to post at least three Instagram posts with the hashtag #IONPlayhouse and #OrchardRoad. The Fashion Playhouse will be located at ION2 from 24 September to 21 October.

Contingency plans have also been put in place in light of the haze.  The outdoor Fashion Playhouse will be closed if the PSI readings exceed the unhealthy range (above 150).  Signs will be placed at the entrance of the Fashion Playhouse to encourage shoppers to minimise prolonged outdoor activities, or redirect shoppers accordingly.  

Aside from the Fashion Playhouse, shoppers will also be inspired by the larger-than-life doll-houses on Levels 2 and 3 of ION Orchard.  These carefully styled doll houses showcase the latest collections from the mall’s best-loved brands such as Bally, Diane von Furstenberg and Dsquared2 among others.

Also part of the Autumn Winter Fashion Season are a series of shopper workshops and shopping deals throughout the season, including the perfect accessory this fall – a limited edition Dian Von Furstenberg scarf – with a minimum of $1,000 spent.

Have fun checking out the Fashion Playhouses and shopping at ION Orchard! 😉

Thank you Daphne from Weber Shanwick Singapore PR for the kind invite! Also thanks to the friendly staffs on site for taking the photos for me and posing with me too! 🙂

x

Ena

Relaxing Weekend Getaway at ParkRoyal On Pickering

Hi Loves!

Recently I had the pleasure to indulge in a staycation at ParkRoyal  on Pickering, Singapore’s first hotel in a garden. The entire stay passed like a breeze, thanks to the great service, wonderful lush atmosphere and lovely food and drinks served. My bestie Fion and I stayed at the Orchid Club Deluxe Room and enjoyed access to the Orchid Club Lounge which provides afternoon tea, cocktail and breakfast. I fell in love with the hotel’s architecture which integrates organic lines and greenery so seamlessly. All in all, I definitely recommend this place as a weekend getaway for locals and a hotel of choice for foreigners! If you’re looking for activities recommendations, check out The Ultimate Singapore Day Out web app to plan your day according to your personality. 😉

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Our Orchid Club Deluxe Room on the 13th floor! ^^
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After tea, we headed to check out the pool and common facilities.
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Back to the Orchid Club Lounge for cocktail & bites!
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Then Fion and I headed out to The Central which was a stone’s throw away for some shopping! We went to shop at Naiise but I didn’t snap any photos, haha. It’s this shop that has quirky local designer lifestyle products.Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 038Watsons drugstore if you need anything!Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 039Lots of eating places available!Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 040Live performance by the Clark Quay river on a Saturday evening! We just sat down and listen for 30 minutes, soaking in the atmosphere.Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 041View as we’re walking back from The Central.Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 042Enjoying a drink that aptly describes our relationship! ^^
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Woke up early on a Sunday morning to enjoy breakfast and this awesome view:Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 048Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 049 Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 050 Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 051 Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 052 Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 053 Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 054 Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 055 Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 056 Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 057 Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 058 Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 059 Park Royal Pickering Staycation Blogger Review 060Breakfast with a view, something to remember!
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We definitely felt refreshed and recharged after our stay here, and I hope you do too! 😉

Thank you ParkRoyal Pickering and DigitasLBi PR for arranging for this staycation for my bff and I! <3 Take advantage of the offers here~ 😉

X

Ena

Sweet Valentines with ETUDE HOUSE Singapore; Eyes, Lips & Nails Talk

 

Hi Loves!

So Etude House launched their flagship store at Wisma Atria basement back in October and if you haven’t, be sure to check them out there! It’s my favourite outlet out of the many island wide cause it’s so conveniently located and I can always check in for their new products and colours whenever I’m in town. I know I am really super late (am really working on keeping up to speed with all the events and products reviews! #fighting!) but in case you haven’t already seen, or even if you have, I am sure you can still admire and appreciate the products again! Hahaha! So, going back to topic, Etude House launched a Give Me Chocolate Valentines Day collection, along with their Stay Up Foundation and Dear My Wish lips talk to create a sweet V’ Day look. They also introduced their Enamelting Gel Nail Polishes and had a live demonstration. Check it out! 😉Etudehouse Valentines Party Enabalista Blogger Review 006

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Delicious bakes from Tart SG.Etudehouse Valentines Party Enabalista Blogger Review 004

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My favourite Dear My Wish Lips talk lipsticks!Etudehouse Valentines Party Enabalista Blogger Review 002

Wide range of colours for Enamelting Nail Polish!
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Love these helpful makeup step by step tutorials!Etudehouse Valentines Party Enabalista Blogger Review 008 Etudehouse Valentines Party Enabalista Blogger Review 009

Royce Chocolates for Valentines!Etudehouse Valentines Party Enabalista Blogger Review 010

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More sweet Princess decorations!Etudehouse Valentines Party Enabalista Blogger Review 013

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With Jerlene, Alethea, Roanna~ Etudehouse Valentines Party Enabalista Blogger Review 015 Etudehouse Valentines Party Enabalista Blogger Review 016Ending off with wefie pic with Leanne! <3

Thank you Etude House for the fun & pampering session in-store!

x

Ena

Watsons on Wheels Launch Party

Watsons celebrates its 26th anniversary with a bang, introducing its first ever mobile bus, a 21st century digital kiosk and elite Watsons card!

The party was held at Harry’s at Dempsey, check out the fun~ 😉

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Thanks Watsons for the fun and cute anniversary presents! 🙂

To celebrate its 26th anniversary, Watsons’ holding a month long daily giveaway on their Facebook page, take part here!

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Another on-going fun promotion is to spend $15 on any Watsons brand on a single receipt to redeem a DIY photo fun pack worth $9.90. All you have to do is post a photo of your completed DIY Photo Fun packs on their Facebook or Instagram (@watsonssg) with the hashtag#watsonsDIYPhotoFunPack. The top 3 most creative works will bring home a Polaroid Camera each!

Don’t we just love Watsons for their customer loyalty program and promotions?

I just went shopping at Watsons today and redeemed by DIY Photo fun pack.
I will be uploading my creative work on my instagram @ena_teo. Be sure to follow me there! 😉

Thank you for reading~ <3

x

Ena

Stay Blue, Stay Cool feat. Phillip Lim Thurston from GlassesOnline.com.sg

Hey Ladies~

Are you looking for a a pair of chic glasses?

If so, you might want to check out GlassesOnline.com.sg and their array of chic & fashionable glasses & sunglasses! 😉

GlassesOnline.com.sg reached out to me to help them style 2 pairs of glasses, which I gladly accepted.

Here’s my take on two fashion glasses, available on their site! 😉

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Alexander Wang cropped top, Converse High Tops and Kanken Backpack.
You can shop the Phillip Lim Thurman here (SG) and here (MY).
If you wanna know where you can shop the other items, check out the set on my polyvore here!

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Rock it like it’s hot, featuring Phillip Lim Chopper,
Mango Jacket, Victoria Beckham Demin Pants, Proenza Schouler Bag & Saint Laurent Booties.
You can shop the Phillip Lim Chopper here (SG) and here (MY).
Check out the set on my polyvore here.

My set’s also featured on their Facebook pages here (SG) & here (MY),
be sure to like their page (depending which region you’re from)
to follow their fashionable updates! 🙂

Which set do you prefer? Let me know in the comments below! 🙂

x

Ena

Tea Time #OOTD

Some pics of my #EDD aka #OOTD from the same day of the Mary Kay workshop. 😉

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Navy Dress SammyDress Review Enabalista4Long sweater from Sammydress.com here.
Military Heel Boots from Newlook Somerset, similar here and here.

Review of Sammydress.com 

Upon selection and checkout of items, delivery takes two weeks which is in my opinion
rather typical of online shopping purchases.
This sweater is one of three clothing which I picked out and my favourite of the lot.
It arrived as a long and comfortable sweater which fits my petite frame as a mini dress, with leggings on.
Unfortunately after one wash, it has shrunk to a regular sweater top which I won’t be able to wear as a dress again.

I’ll be showcasing another dress I’ve worn for Chinese New Year, it’s a lovely piece
and thankfully the shape retains after a wash. 😉

I would recommend Sammydress.com for its chic and very affordable fashion,
reliable shipping/delivery experience and other than the sweater shrinking after a wash,
the other two pieces material is remarkably thick, perhaps too much for Singapore’s warm weather
but definitely will keep me snug in my company’s cold office.

I also realized, after receiving this package that I really do have a penchant for long sleeved tops/dresses.
All of the three pieces were long sleeved.
So much for casual dressing in Singapore’s hot weather. Obviously totally not relevant for me, heh.
Keep a look out for the other two dresses on my blog soon. 😉

Check out their dresses here.

x

Ena

Bright Lights & Warm Hearts

Although it’s over, I love Christmas seasons because of the lovely lights,
good food and warm gatherings of family and friends!

Pause for a moment, take a breath and let’s rewind back to Christmas
to take a look at the pretty lights and outfit I wore. 😉

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If you haven’t been following me on insta, check out my instavideo here.

You can get the dress on Oasap here, also available in black.
I bought mine in M, which is a little loose at the waist so I cinch it with the belt.

Have you bought your CNY clothes yet?

x

Ena

Enabalista | 2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 32,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 12 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

#LaterPost | Pink Party Bash!

About a month ago in November, I joined my ex-colleagues in Clozette/GlamAsia
to check out the Pink Party Bash!
It was one of the last projects that I was managing before I left,
so it was good to see it come to fruition. 😀

Here’s at the bash venue, St James Power House station… My pink outfit of the day!

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The highlight of the day was to see the models of the mix media nail art competition groups
who have prepared two months for this day!

Team 1 with Valerie Lim as model with a Alice in Wonderland theme:

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Team 2 with a garden fairy theme:Pink Party Bash 2013

Theme 3 with a Protect the Earth from pollution message:

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The 2nd team won and it must have been a tough decision as all of them did so well!
Go search #PinkPartyBash on Instagram for all the awesome pictures for that day! 😉

Here with my lovelies of the day, Cassandra a super creative nail artist who has all these pretty nail art designs! (She’s also a Clozette Ambassador, see her Clozette profile and blog),
Cherie (@cheriexsh) and Azleena (@azzychubby)!
You can thank me later for helping you make it easy to stalk them on Instagram. 😉

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One of the best part of the day was that we got to enjoy gelish nail services at $20 instead of the usual $50
and all the proceeds go to Breast Cancer Foundation Singapore! 🙂

Thanks to The Pink Room academy for organizing and Clozette for inviting!

xx

Ena

Lile Aux Ashby @ Digital Fashion Week 2013

Digital Fashion Week 2013 came hot on the wheels behind Fide FW 2013.

I had to pleasure to attend Lile Aux Ashby’s SS 2014’s showcase
on the invitation of Glenn of The Dapper Boys (@theDapperBoys)! Thanks Glenn! 😉

Photos taken from Lile Aux Ashby Facebook!

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I LOVE THE COLLECTION.
It’s all a girl can dream of for a technicoloured, printed summer wardrobe collection.
Shop away for their collection on ASOS marketplace here.

I love these orange prints on this purse and jacket and these blue prints on the purse and dress!

Lile Aux Ashby @ Digital Fashion Week 2013With the fabulous boys Lucas (@niftylucas), Glenn and lovely ladies Jen and Emmy!
My ootd in Primark leather jacket and GoJane graffiti print dress.

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On the face that night for a mod grunge look with cat liner & pink pout.  Feat. my trusty/holy grail Maybelline eyeliner & also their fuchsia flash colorsensational lip colour.
I might have also discovered a new angle for selfies, heh,

Watch a short InstaVideo here.

xx
Ena