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Mango: Black Bow

Here’s what I’m hoping is a groundbreaking summer outfit – a black chiffon dress with ruffles and an asymmetrical neckline. One-shoulder everything are all the rage nowadays, and very rightfully so! Serving one shoulder is such a tease compared to baring both with off shoulder necklines though! I’m glad big bows always help inject…

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My Bridal Robe

One thing that brides-to-be tend to overlook is what they’ll be wearing while preparing for their big day. I don’t know when the whole bridal robe trend started, but I personally remember seeing my mom wear hers every time she’d get ready for work in the morning. On some weekends,…

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Taipei: Zhongxiao Dunhua

I don’t mind staying here every time I go to Taipei. If I had to describe the Zhongxiao Dunhua area, I’d say it’s similar to Harajuku (Tokyo) or Hongdae (Seoul).  The energy is absolutely captivating, and I feel like this is a side of Taipei that not a lot of people…

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Mango Committed

Mango Committed

My lifestyle is far from being quintessentially sustainable, but I’m slowly working towards supporting more brands that minimize impact on the environment and maximize benefits of those who tire endlessly to make the clothes we buy on the racks. I had to start somewhere to break my wasteful habits. For the past…

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6 Places to Visit in Taipei

Besides the places I’ve done stand-alone posts on, here are some noteworthy places you can visit in Taipei: 1. Yong Kang Street In between Dongmen Station and Daan Park Station is Yong Kang Street, a destination for foodies. The original Din Tai Fung can be found here, as well as a…

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Taipei: Zhongshan Station and Taipei Main Station Area

Taipei Main Station is located right smack in the center of Taipei, and is home to different transportation services such as buses, trains, railways, and pretty much everything the city can offer. My family and I decided to walk around this area, from the 2/28 Peace Park all the way…

Taipei: Mika Ninagawa Exhibit at MoCA

Taipei’s art scene never disappoints. You’ll be surprised to always find limited-time exhibitions by prolific Japanese artists, such as this Mika Ninagawa one at the Museum of Contemporary Art / MoCA. My love for Mika Ninagawa goes way back – in 2010, AKB48 came out with their iconic Heavy Rotation video,…

Taipei: Zhongxiao Dunhua

I don’t mind staying here every time I go to Taipei. If I had to describe the Zhongxiao Dunhua area, I’d say it’s similar to Harajuku (Tokyo) or Hongdae (Seoul).  The energy is absolutely captivating, and I feel like this is a side of Taipei that not a lot of people…

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Tying the knot in January 2017!

My Bridal Robe

One thing that brides-to-be tend to overlook is what they’ll be wearing while preparing for their big day. I don’t know when the whole bridal robe trend started, but I personally remember seeing my mom wear hers every time she’d get ready for work in the morning. On some weekends,…

Behind the Scenes: My High-End Korean Pre-Wedding Shoot

Thanks to Wedding Seoul, a one-stop shop for pre-wedding services in Seoul and Jeju, I was able to work with some of the most high-end Korean pre-wedding suppliers – Choi Jae Hoon, one of Korea’s leading wedding gown designers, With Beauty Salon of K-drama My Love From The Star fame, and Luce,…