Dust Settles

I regret very few things about my move back to Singapore, but one of them is the frequency of allergic reactions to whatever it is here- the increased humidity, the proliferation of dust mites, life. It’s a terribly inconvenient thing to go through, something that I managed to forget about in my excitement about coming back to the warm embrace of Singapore’s food and family.

Nevertheless, I’m back, and another sneeze attack happened on the day I signed up for a National Library Board organised class on an introduction to fashion illustration. The class was pretty enjoyable, despite my knowing most of what was being taught in the two hours from my years studying animation (and the human anatomy); revisiting the basics and playing with colour pencils was a soothing balm to my mood too.

Outfit of the day (#ootd)- Forever 21 orange-red sleeveless dress, Target slate boyfriend cardigan, The Sock Market turquoise fish socks, Skechers neon orange sneakers, Gentle Fawn brown leather hobo sling bag.

Comfort was key for the day. I didn’t know if the venue was going to be cold, but considering how all national libraries were air-conditioned, I brought along a thin cardigan instead. Turned out that I could have brought a much, much thicker one. Hah!

Outfit of the day (#ootd)- Forever 21 orange-red sleeveless dress, Target slate boyfriend cardigan, The Sock Market turquoise fish socks, Skechers neon orange sneakers, Gentle Fawn brown leather hobo sling bag.

Back detail of orange-red sleeveless dress from Forever 21.

Green-tipped nails.

Fashion illustration design at a library event in Singapore.I had time after creating these designs, so I delved into creating close-up portraits of each piece.

Jumping photo featuring turquoise fish socks from The Sock Market, neon orange sneakers from Skechers, and brown leather hobo bag from Gentle Fawn.

Outfit of the day (#ootd)- Forever 21 orange-red sleeveless dress, Target slate boyfriend cardigan, The Sock Market turquoise fish socks, Skechers neon orange sneakers, Gentle Fawn brown leather hobo sling bag.

 

OUTFIT
Sleeveless dress from Forever 21
Boyfriend cardigan from Target
Fish socks from The Sock Market
Neon sneakers from Skechers
Leather hobo bag from Gentle Fawn
Narwhal necklace from Paper Sparrow

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