Cambodia, Expat, Fashion, Phnom Penh

Reblog: Style versus Fashion.

style vs fashion

“They say money can’t buy you style. After spending the last few days in Hong Kong surrounded by (real) Chanel, Balenciaga, and Marc Jacobs among a smattering of brilliant small boutiques offering quirky, fun pieces and still being surrounded by some of the most horrific ensembles I’ve seen: I can attest to that first statement.”

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via The Prevailing Taste

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Beauty, Cambodia, Expat, Fashion, lifestyle, Personal, Phnom Penh

Endless summer.

Those sunny days

As Khmer New Year and its glorious five day weekend rolled around, I was constantly asking and being asked “where will you be for the holiday?” Answers ranged from Taiwan to Edinburgh to Cyprus to various provinces or islands of Cambodia but my answer was a content and pleased, “I’m staying in town.”

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Beauty, Cambodia, Expat, lifestyle, Personal, Phnom Penh, Travel

Lighting up the new year.

Light her up.

Many times, living in a foreign country still feels, well…foreign. Especially when I’m celebrating the third new year of 2014. First, the international on the eve of December 31st, Chinese New Year in February, and now Khmer New Year.

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Beauty, Cambodia, Expat, lifestyle, Personal, Phnom Penh

Scrawls on the wall.

Wall

At the AWC luncheon yesterday at Terrazza, I got to sit next to the finest lady at the table: my mom. Over Waldorf salads and pappardelle, we laughed about how someone she met that week was baffled that I could be her daughter; not because of my cocktail of an Asian heritage…but because I’m blonde! Obviously not natural, friends.

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Art, Cambodia, Expat, Fashion, lifestyle, Personal, Phnom Penh, Travel, United States

BTS with Seattle Met

 

 

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What a delight to stop in the middle of a transpacific Skype sesh with Jesse  last night to find that a little write-up about TEMPER had just been released on Seattle Met magazine’s site!

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Cambodia, Expat, Fashion, lifestyle, Phnom Penh

The Rules* of Attraction

Accessories

The Rules* of Attraction.

via The Prevailing Taste

“Whether your relationship had a lasting date of a raw egg in direct sunlight or has the expiration of a Twinkie bar (none…)- you tend to learn things not only about the other person, but about the role of fashion and style in the coupling.”

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