Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Coming home soon!

It's been way too long and I miss Hong Kong excessively. The only shopping I've done in the UK has been at Primark. Being a poor poor student doesn't create many pathways that lead to Reiss or Topshop or Whistles. It's scary how badly I need retail therapy. Everytime I see something in the shops here I just think how much cheaper I can get it for in Hong Kong. I walked into River Island a few weeks ago and a dinky little sequined vest was £50!!! With the current exchange rate that's HK$800. I remember when the exchange rate was $12 to a £.. does anyone remember those glorious days?

I do drool at shop windows here in the absence of actually being able to purchase anything, quite inelegantly too. I'll just salivate everywhere until I can even think about stepping within. I'm thoroughly procrastinating now, I have a pile of work to do but instead I spend time surfing online shopping sites:


And then just these beautiful designers:

Helena Horstedt
Velerie Tolosa
Nicola Finetti
I'm pretty sure I found these on this Livejournal community.

Feast your eyes on this beast. I'm going to make an attempt at making something similar when I'm back home. The shiny colours are actually really small sequins which I absolutely adore.

'Indie' style is the current fashion phenomenon here, I'm probably part of it but not extremely. It's all inclusive of boys and girls, just as the diminishing 'New Rave' was. I've fallen for a boy who only listens to indie music and wont flash a glimmer of a smile at anything above he norm. We went to watch Soko together and it was gorgeous and I want to marry her. He now loves her too and we fight over who she wants to kiss more. Of course it's me.

I will be home in 2 weeks.


Bianca. said...

yay! :)

Baldovino said...

got so inspired by your supa cool HK fashion blog I decided to make my own!!!!
take k

Kirk said...

Thank god! I have been having withdrawal symptoms from your blog!