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Socks with Sandals trend?

30 Oct

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of the combination of socks + sandals?

Mine would be an old man wearing high waisted pants, donning a hat, using his umbrella as a walking stick AND of course, matching his cute outfit with his favourite pair of sandals with socks on.

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Hmm…

 

Sure, wearing socks with sandals makes an old man look ‘cute’ and also makes sure that their “smelly” feet will always be contained within the comfort of those socks…

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Anyway, I shall stop talking about old men and divert us back to the main point of this entry.

 

I am sure most of you nudies would have heard about this season’s trend of wearing socks with sandals,  made popular by high fashion runway shows.

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Methinks that this “old” trend is actually okay IF AND ONLY IF you pair it with a cute pair of socks and also the right sandals to match the socks. Also, it will be a bonus if your legs are as long as the Mississippi River or the Great Wall of China, or that you are some hot model or celebrity who can pull of weird outfits and make them the “in” thing this season.

Maybe I should get Jac to try this new trend during the next photoshoot.

 

Anyway, during a “Halloween” themed event in school, I decided to try out it out. However, it was an epic failure because my Sis accidentally brought my socklings instead of my knee high socks that I bought from Japan 😦 At least I tried!

Our group theme was “goth” and the first thing that came to our mind was BLACK and that was why we were all in black. We have no creativity 😦 I googled “GOTH” the previous night and all the girls really looked so gothic, scary yet pretty at the same time.

Anyway, I hoped you enjoyed the pictures!

Do continue to support us @ Nevernude! 😀

And, lastly…

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

lovelove,

Janine

Chris Evans, WTF?

29 Sep

Okay here’s Chris Evans.

Okay now here are Chris Evans’ feet.

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Umm… are those FEET BOOTS?! Chris Evans, wtf?

Rain boots (or wellies)

26 Sep

The weather has been wet and gloomy the past few days, so I thought I’d cheer things up with an appropriate post about wellies!

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Girls in Singapore aren’t too into wearing wellies. Maybe it’s because any sort of boot just looks a bit weird with the Singaporean climate, or maybe we just need somebody to start doing it before we’re willing to follow.

Well, when Singaporeans think about wellington boots, the first thing that comes to mind is probably

Phua Chu Kang

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Or fish market boots

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But not all wellies are that boring! There are rain boots that combine both form and function to give you something very pretty, eye catching and perfectly wearable on Singapore’s rainy days. Rain boots come in all shapes and colours.

You have boots that lace up the front, like tall Converse sneakers.
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You have boots that lace up the back, like Victorian riding boots.
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You also have rain boots that aren’t boots at all! How about some rain flats for the boot-averse Singaporean girl?
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If you like loud, bold, prints, there are plenty of designs to choose from as well! Who needs rainbows when you have these colourful babies?

Sweet, cheerful hearts.
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Or funky graphics and leopard preens from tokidoki?
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Of course, if you’re the sort of girl who prefers things simple and old fashioned, there’s always the good old yellow wellie 🙂
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Okay, I think that’s enough wellie photos to last us the whole rainy season 🙂 What do you think about wearing wellies in Singapore?

xx
Elena

Our first guest post by Steffi!

3 Sep

Nevernude: Hi girls! Here’s a fun read for Friday, by our very first guest blogger Steffi (yoghurtandmuesli@xanga)!


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Meowr.

Hi there. So, these are from Miu Miu’s collection some time back. Don’t worry, this isn’t one of those fashion posts where I’ll try to come across all fashioneeesta & pretend like I know all about every high-end designer out there and the thread they used on that skirt in that collection of that season of that year. Heck if I know. So I won’t try to sound like I know anything very much, because frankly, I don’t. I do not follow fashion, and I certainly do not own enough branded things for anyone to even begin being bothered to count them. In fact, when it comes to clothes and shit, I have a shitload of stuff that I like and I want but which never, ever, end up in my possession. And I’m okay with that. I just don’t see myself forking out my parents’ money to buy a pair of shoes and a handbag. Not unless they have a ton of money that they really have no use for and would like to get rid off. Then yes. Instead of having them clean the kitchen top with $1000 bills, I might purchase a luxury item or two. But barring that, I just don’t think it’s nice to splurge with money that you didn’t even earn yourself if you don’t exactly have a shitload of money to begin with.


(Really friggin awesome origami that I would attempt if I were a rich girl, na na na na na.)
Anyway, you know how some non-luxury brands tend to make (insert some luxury brand name)-inspired stuff? I was just wondering, what do people think about that? I know some really sneer at it, and some for (what I think are) the wrong reasons. I honestly don’t care if it’s a ‘low-class’ brand ‘pretending’ to be a ‘high-class’ one. Don’t be snooty, now. (But also, don’t pretend that you’re loaded and all, that makes you look kinda dumb.)

More importantly, is doing something like that going against like, I don’t know, intellectual property or something? Copying someone’s idea and selling it as your own? Or is that only wrong if it’s replicated wholesale? Is then it a-okay if you tweak it and then sell it as your own? I mean, that is the basis of innovation, right? That’s how progress is made. And isn’t inspiration part and parcel of the whole magical floaty creative realm of art? I don’t know, I tend to have mixed feelings about this. As an artist, I would hate for someone to steal my creative inspiration when I’m still not done getting what I want out of it.. Dude, it’s not right that anybody else is profiting from my magical ideas. That’s my brain you’re taking things out of. Stop that. But on the other hand, why should us normal peasants be denied prettiness and glorious things just because we’re not blessed with a ton of money?

What do other humans think?

Oh and by the way I think it’s a little bit cute that Miu Miu had a cat-print bonanza because Miu Miu sounds like Meow Meow which is like, you know, the sound that cats make.

Alright don’t judge me on that one.
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x
Steffi

Dysfunctional Shoes

24 Aug

Shoe shoppers alike, we all crave for shoes that are one of a kind. Eye-catching ones that light up your path, a pair of cutesy heels that whisper angelic, Lara Croft’s sexy meets don’t-mess-with-me style, slip on sandals for the beach or perhaps just a sturdy pair of heels that you can jump around in and never break?

Check these out. Incredibly awesome, and incredibly insane.

Illuminated Shoes

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Modern shoes by Francesca Castagnacci come with integrated optical fibre that creates awesome light effects. A light unto thy path indeed.

Heel-less Shoes

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These no heels shoes are designed by Chau Hau Lee. Now your heels will never break.

Wooden Sandals

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Going back to our asian roots, these lightweight summer shoes are inspired by sandals worn by the Japanese.

Bang Bang Pow

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These gun hoof shoes are by Iris Schieferstein. Its fierceness come not only from the weapon, but the shoes itself are modelled after hoofs. Appealing or disturbing?

Wings of an Angel

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These pigeon shoes are designed and created by by Iris Schieferstein from Germany as well.

Skeletal Shoes

I love the way the spine around the heels give this sexy pair a brittle vibe. Get this Skeletal stiletto from Dsquared2’s 2010 fall collection.

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Chain Shoes

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Last but not least comes my favourite emulation of all shoe lovers. Are you a slave to your shoes? Chain yourself to it with these unique shoes by Tove Jansson and Per Emanuelsson from Sweden.

Enjoy!

xx

Amanda

Oyee Design!

12 Aug

I am so in love with OyeeDesign‘s pumps. They are all so unique, chic and trendy!

My all time favourite would be YummyKimmi, featuring a melting Ice Cream cone with different flavours.

There is also Fondue Luv which I find super girly and cute:


Another of my favourite would be the one featuring Michael Jackson and his lyrics:


This is Lucky:


Bubbles:


This is FollowMe:

Don’t you girls love them as much as I do?!

xx,
Janine

Hong Kong!!!

2 Aug

Hi girls!

So, I went to Hong Kong for a holiday with my boyfriend recently. Of course my main focus for most of the trip was the fashion there. Hong Kong people have a really unique style. I can’t decide if it’s something I can appreciate though. You know sometimes you see a girl dress in this outfit that you totally won’t want to wear and probably can’t pull off, but then you realise it’s kinda nice still? Well, all I was getting wtih the Hong Kong fashion was don’t want, can’t pull off, and super doubtful about whether or not it was nice anyway.

Harem pants were totally popular there. And while they’re kinda cool and artsy in a way, they just don’t do much for me. I mean, they’re not that flattering and they don’t look too comfortable either, with swathes of material hanging around the ass and thighs. And why would you want to have the crotch of your pants significantly lower than your actual crotch? This is one trend I hope will never catch on in Singapore.

Style spotting! Dudes in Hong Kong dress cooler than dudes here. And ankle-level shoes were everywhere in Hong Kong!

Hong Kong people’s taste in shoes has vastly, vastly improved since I was there last August! Girls, if there is one thing you all should know about me, it’s that my biggest weakness is shoes. I loooove shoes. So anyways, the first thing I noticed is that more Hong Kong girls are wearing heels now. Which is good! I love heels. Since I’ve put on some weight from my various trips to various foody countries in the past year, I now rely on heels to give my legs the impression of shapeliness and length. Without heels, I’m basically a short stumpy round thing.

One of the pairs of heels I bought

The whole military look has lasted throughout a whole season! I kinda like it. Military chic!!

This season, ankle-level shoes are in, especially sandals. While I love how they look on the shelf, I have to keep telling myself not to buy them because I don’t have enough leg (lengthwise) to pull them off. If you wanna look good in these, you need to be really skinny and ideally, really tall.

Shoe store full of ankle sandals.

Ankle strap heels inspired by Balmain, and Balmain’s Crystal Embellished Studded Sandals (Spring 2009) respectively (below).

I dunno though, maybe I might just give in and buy a pair of them just in case?

And I also saw many girls wearing neon Nike dunks, which are cool too. Though in my opinion, dunks are way too stuffy for hot equatorial weather, don’t you think? Still, if they’re your kind of thing, go right ahead with the neon colours! I love neon shoes, they make your whole outfit that much brighter.

Oh and before I forget, GIRLS!!! If any of you are planning to go shopping for shoes in Garden Street, there is a shop called Butterfly which you are to avoid at all costs! They tried to cheat me 😦 Basically I asked for a pair of shoes in size 36, but after I’d walked off quite some distance, I decided to evaluate my purchase and peel off all the stickers (I can’t stand stickers on my new stuff). Then I realised that they’d pasted “36” on top of the REAL sizing number etched on the sole, “37”. Omg my boyfriend was so angry. We went back to confront them about it and they admitted that they didn’t have size 36 in stock, and my boyfriend was so ready to give them a good scolding except he couldn’t speak cantonese. I ended up having to wait 3 days before going back there to collect my size 36. So I repeat, DO NOT GO TO A SHOE STORE IN GARDEN STREET CALLED BUTTERFLY.

Well, except for that bit, my trip there was pretty good. Hopefully their taste in shoes would have improved even more the next time I go there 🙂

Love,
Elena from Nevernude