Category Archives: What are you wearing today

Online Shopping on China’s biggest website Taobao

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Sure enough, we tried our luck on and found a few items. Check out the black dress we bought here.

Curious as us, we did a bit research about and found:

Approximately 90% of online transactions in China are executed on Alibaba-owned Taobao, frequently described as the “eBay of China.”

According to a research did by Goldman Sache, Taobao will take over EBay to be the biggest online shopping website in the world by 2015.

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2015 is fast approaching. Estimates and studies often get themselves wrong.The Mayas had their fair share about the end of the world in 2012. How will this 2015 prediction pan out? Let’s wait and see.

However, is sure very popular in China and growing strongly every year. How the game will be played out between Taobao and EBay? Very interesting.

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2013 Golden Globe Dresses – Black Dress and More

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Flick through the gallery to see this year’s Golden Globe red carpet arrivals. The dresses are gorgeous and everyone on the red carpet are dressed at their best. Which colour do you like most? Red dress, gold dress, black dress, blue dress…


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The Most Popular Reality Dating TV show in China – What are your wearing today?

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We had a lot of fun watching the China Reality Dating Show ‘If you are the one’ during our China trip. We were more interested in watching what the young people are wearing in China, and this dating show gave us a glimpse of that.

Reality shows are very popular in China these days, many copied the popular reality shows from the US. In the US, we have so many reality shows, for many things.

Kim Kardashian even has a reality TV show while she is pregnant. Having a baby while working under the spotlight, that must put some stress on the baby in the tummy? Kim should get her nursery rhymes ready instead, don’t you think?

Anyways, that’s how Kim Kardashian gets famous. BTW, we love how Kim dressed up as Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt last Valentine’s Day. She looks stunning.

So back to the dating business: what are your wearing to a first date? What are people wearing to a date show in the USA?

Let’s see the differences between the China dating show and the USA dating show, shall we?


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Kristen Stewart the Highest Paid Hollywood Actress 2012 – Shop Her Style with a Black Hat?!

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How much money do you earn when you are 22? We might still study and doing part time jobs by then!

How does $34.5 million sound?

That’s how much Kristen Stewart earned between May 2011 and May 2012 according to Forbes Magazine. Most of that money came from Twilight where Stewart stars as Bella Swan.

But she also earned big buck for starring in Snow White and the Huntsman.

We love the way Kristen dresses. Let’s see how we come up with some similar outfits the Kristen Stewart way. Why not click on the picture below and shop her style!

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Opps, soz, the click doesn’t work, did you notice? Just testing if you are seriously love our Midnighter’s. 😀

But hey, Kristen wears some cool hats too. How about this one? We are still collecting hats this season. To check out all our hats, why not go to A Hat Day?

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Are you travel ready this Christmas – Casual Christmas Outfits

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Long flights could be hard especially for the little ones. This winter, where are you going to spend your Christmas?

Lots of the expats in Jakarta are getting ready to fly!

To America.

To France.

To Sweden.

To Australia!

Are you travel ready this Christmas? What have you packed in your suit cases? Even if you are not traveling, what are you planning to wear this Christmas?

We love dresses, the fancier the dress the better. Little woman’s dream.

But it didn’t work sometime. You see, most of the time, we are invited to attend family gatherings where wearing casual outfits are the best.

We certainly don’t want to go to a picnic in the park with our fancy dress, let alone sitting on the grass with it. Or how about a beach-side barbecue dinner? Can you image wearing high heels and hot red lips standing among the smoke? Oh, no. We can’t do that. Not with the children in sight.

So we found a few items and through together a casual yet stylish outfit for this Christmas, just for you, and with affordable prices.

Actually, we haven’t got around to do that either (CHECKING THE AFFORDABLE PRICES, that is), because we have a dinner party to attend. A casual one, of course, in a cozy Jakarta home!

So see you tomorrow.

Meanwhile you can check a few of our fancy dresses here while planning a more practical travel outfit for the flight!

Love. D

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A Casual Floral Christmas Outfit

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A Purple Christmas Outfit

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Christmas Dress – Golden Dress

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Diamond is a girl’s best friend. How about gold? Not a bad friend either, we hope.

This holiday, why not add some glitter and glamor to your wardrobe. Gold is a must have colour in any girls wardrobe this Christmas. It will transform any ordinary day into a magical fairytale in no time. Gold will bring your luck. Maybe you will even meet Mr. Right in that shiny armor of gold? Gold can enchant and soften the most stubborn heart.

Nicole Kidman, Cleopatra, Merilyn Monroe have all dressed up in gold before our time. Gold is what legends are made of.

We love gold, not in a cheap way though. Gold can actually look cheap if not dressed properly. It needs a bit of personality and charm to match its grand status. Are you ready for gold this Christmas?

We have picked a few golden pieces right in time for the Christmas season. Hope you like them.

1. Hervé Léger Embellished knitted jersey dress

Christmas Dress – Animal Print Dress For Christmas

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It is official: we love animal printed dresses in the D house. How about a Christmas dress in animal prints this Christmas? Again, we turned to our style icon Nicole Kidman for some inspiration.

Oh, no. Nicole, what have you done? This looks so bad. Faded animal printed coat? Makes you look a hundred years old. And the hair? What is going on?

Shows how hard it can be sometimes to dress up in animal printed items. Even our style icon, our beautiful Nicole Kidman can get it wrong. Dangerous territories, ladies. Hati – Hati ( Hati – Hati means be careful in Indonesia languages, and we say this all the time in the D house, especially when driving. :D)

Let’s see what we can do to the rescue of our darling Nicole Kidman. Actually, we find some really nice pictures of Nicole in fancy animal printed dresses. Phew, what a relief. Almost made us dying there just then.

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Look at this beautiful piece of green animal printed dress. It is elegant, femanile, and stylish. OK, maybe not the shoes. The shoes are a bit over the top. But it is Christmas. We can indulge ourselves a bit, can’t we? Be bold, have a bit more fun, relax and enjoy the extra luxury of the holiday season. Where is that glass of Martini? Let the party begin.

Feel just a bit more in need of that star shine of glamorous? Try the white fur collared coat. It will tranform you into a super star in no time. Besides, it is winter out there. This warm, cosy white fun collared coat is indeed what we need.

And, yes, our Nicole Kidman is back to her normal self now that she is in the right dress. See how much she is enjoying that moment? Is it the green animal printed dress that is doing the magic? We think so.

1. Motel Audrey Silhouette Dress in Lime and Purple Tiger Life

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Christmas Dress – Black Dress for Christmas

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How about a little black dress for this Christmas? Maybe you have an office party to attend, or maybe you have a formal meeting to head. Whatever the occasion, the little black dress won’t fail you this Christmas.

The little black dress is timeless and eternally stylish. Look at Nicole Kidman, how flattering that little black dress she is wearing on her body? This black dress hit her on all the right spots and make her one fashion icon we admire.

The little black dress is always clean, slim looking and elegant. We can dress it up with an expensive jacket this Christmas. How about this jacket in royal blue color? It adds glamor and charm to our little black dress.

Team these up with a nice, high quality handbag. Gold and pear necklaces. High heels. There, we can conquer the business world in no time with an outfit like this.

Enjoy your Christmas party. And remember, we love the little black dress.

1. Ted Baker IZID – Tailored cap sleeve dress

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2. Ted Baker MATILD – Short wrap coat

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Christmas Dress – Blue Dress For Christmas

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Blue is such a classic colour. It suits Nicole Kidman very well. We love this dress Nicole Kidman is wearing. It is a perfect Christmas dress, don’t you think?

We love Christmas. Blue is a brilliant colour for any occasion. Especially for Christmas parties. Why not find the perfect blue dress this Christmas?

We have searched online, and come up with the perfect outfit for this Christmas. Let the Christmas party begin!

NOTTE BY MARCHESA Cobalt Draped One Shoulder Silk Chiffon Dress in Blue

Christmas Dress – Red Dress for Christmas

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We love Christmas. It is the best time of the year! Normally, we don’t wear red dresses. Red dresses are too bold, too strong, too stand out. But Santa wears red. Red is beautiful. This Christmas, we will start celebrating with a great piece of Red dress. A stylish, not over the top red dress, OK?

As you know, we love Nicole Kidman. She is Aussie. She is beautiful, tall, elegant, and marries to a hot, hot guy. Oh, we hate her. Just a tiny bit…

Nicole Kidman dresses in many styles. Look at this red dress she puts on, isn’t it gorgeous?

We have found a great red dress for Christmas this year.

It is a Herve Leger Contrast inserts strapless dress. It is a Rayon body con bandage dress featuring contrast color inserts on the front and back and a concealed side zip closure. Strapless. Very body hugging and sexy.

Compliment this great dress with gold and black accessories, bold makeup, and a stunning pair of red high heels.

We can feel that Christmas is coming. How about you?

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Christmas Party Nicole Kidman Style

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Nicole Kidman is our favorite Australian actress. We love her dress style. Now that the Christmas party season is upon us, there are so many parties to go to in Jakarta. The Nordic Club Crayfish Party, Gala Latina Blanca, Java St. Andrews Society Charity Ball, to name a few. These are all black tie parties and we need to dress up.

What to wear to go to these parties? Let’s check out some of our favorite party dresses Nicole Kidman wear.

This champion coloured party dress is perfect for the Christmas party. The colour is glamorous.  The necklace is classic, yet the red colour adds a Christmas feel to the whole outfit. Love the shoes, and bag, such a great compliment to the classic dress.

And smile, like Nicole Kidman. This is how we like our Christmas party. Cheerful and glamorous.

Earrings from the 2012 Emmy Awards

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We love to watch the 2012 Emmy awards on Sunday night on TV. It is one of the biggest fashion red-carpet shows. We love it not only for the gowns and movies, but also for the glamorous earrings! How the earrings match the gowns and how beautiful and glittering they are on their own.

Emmy awards gathered the world’s best makeup artists to create the perfect look for the actresses. So their pick of the earrings must be on the trend. Why not have a look?

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This is one Bold jewelry design for a pair of earrings. Very glamorous and beautiful. It is fashionable and unique. Just the perfect pair of earrings for a best night in town.

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Heidi Klum looks fresh and delight in this pair of aqua colored earrings. Love the color! So fresh.

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Another pair of aqua colored earrings. This time goes with a black dress. The color aqua is very versatile. Will definitely get a pair for Mrs D.

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Every woman has earrings in their drawers, so is Mrs D.

Below are a few of hers:

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Green patterned earring with matching necklace. Great for a summer’s day.

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Classic silver color. Matches with many outfits. Good old all rounder earrings!

So, what’s your favorite earrings? Are you looking for color, shape, or size when you buy earrings? When are you picking up your next pair of earrings? We love to know.

Have a nice day.

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What Are You Wearing Today?

Princess in Asia Pacific

Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, have visited Queensland, Australian last week. Spending two hours in Brisbane, a city we have being to for many times when we were in Sydney.

Queensland is such a nice place for holidays. Over the years, we have driven around many places in the Gold Coast, the Sunshine coast and Queensland in general. We can’t wait to go back and enjoy the stunning sea and the luscious hinterland. It is unlike anywhere else in the world.  It is Paradise for us, and a really nice place to be.

Life down under is where life begins for us.

Back to our topic, according to media, Prince William and Princess Cat both wore Batiks on an evening reception in the Solomon Islands on this Asia Pacific tour.

Batik is an unique Indonesia cloth and is very popular in Indonesia and other parts of South East Asia.

Ever since we are in Jakarta, we have seen batiks everywhere. They are part of Indonesia’s daily life.

In Sydney, we have casual Fridays where everyone gets to dress in non business clothes. Here in Jakarta, it is Batik Friday. Many office workers wear Batik clothes to work that day.

The Lust Look

Princess Cat worn a floral, exuberant batik dress in this picture. She looks casual yet glamorous and really happy.

Prince William worn a blue cheery batik shirt. He looks radiant and delightful with a grin on his face.

A perfect ensemble for a tropical night in the Solomons.

Keeping It Real

Below are a few batik items that in our house.

                  (Casual batik shirt for Mrs D, photo by Miss D)

Hand painted Wayang in Batik dress made by Miss D. Photo by Miss D.

Miss D in school band. All kids are dressed up in batik shirt as a formal uniform.