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19 April, 2010

Odds n' Ends..... for Travel!

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Pic. source, Nylon.

Thanks to Cathy who always gives us girls lots of cosmetic samples!! :) I hate to refill those travel size bottles and I constantly forget to do so.  Now w/ sample packets, I can travel light w/ less bottles, jars and tubes to everywhere and regardless how many days I stay. ^O^ 


I brought total 4 pairs of shoes for all kinds of purposes.
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 A pair of Sandals for walking along the beach, Nike for exercises. (Even I don't jog at all, everyone owns a pair of sneakers...haha....)  
My new YSL iridescent taupe/brown tribute platforms for looking tall and sexy! Then Missoni platform espadrille allows me walking freely all around in nirvana -- Maui!! :)

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Oh, those beads, and sea shells necklaces are complimentary souvenirs from hotels. As you know, there are 5 of us traveling and I figure 10 necklaces are just too many..... I had to left some. 


I wish I bought Maui's gold pineapples back. They are just too sweet and you can even eat the core w/o worrying the hard fiber hurting your stomach!! ^O^
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This is my outfit for the first day flying to Maui. I know, you might wonder....what the he**, heel??!!! hah......

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Vince black top, Zara cropped pants, crochet bag, some scarf, YSL tribute platform.

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Another outfit ... Gucci top, floral shirt, theory shrug, Missoni espadrille, crochet bag.

I probably will wear the second outfit sometime this week since it is getting very warm now!!!

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This was yesterday!!
Do you remember that I said buying full priced heels these days is stupid??!!! 
Yes, I am the one who is the idiot... not only did i buy it w/ full price, I didn't even get double or triple points! .... a simply vain!! 

Well, I guess I am trying to justify that by wearing them everyday. :P 


One of the things I am obsessed w/ is soap!! I even take soaps w/ me when I travel. Whether it'd be a facial soap bar or a bath bar, I have to have either kind. I collect a motley group of soaps for their packages and scents. :P Aren't they just adorable!!!
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Those pretty whimsical print triple-milled Tokyo soap bars make me feel extremely luxurious just by looking at them. 

A soap bar by the tub is just so romantic...... for me, the shower gel is so uncool. :P
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Those are also triple-milled soap from Scotland. 

PS. Triple milled soaps, or French milled soaps, are made of a typical combination of a fatty acid (oil or fat) in reaction with lye (sodium hydrochloride). After the soap is made, it is dried into crystals, then rolled at least three times between large stainless steel rollers until a paste is formed. The paste is then pressed into soap molds, and triple milled soap is created.
The triple milling process allows for soap that is completely uniform and smooth, without impurities, and is longer lasting than other types of soap. (opposite to hand-made soap)...quoted from eHow.com

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I highly recommend this Cor Silver facial soap. 
As I also use it w/ my Clarisonic facial brush for extra cleaning.


My ODJ. 

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Gucci cami, Elisabeth n' James white blazer w/ ruched sleeves, Max Mara weekend boot-cut pants (up-folded), two tones belt, YSL tribute platform, Flying lizard necklace, Chanel black mini flap. 



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The summer is around the corner!! ^O^


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I was looking for a striped skirt, or dress and found a good looking one... $145 from Ted Baker. Love that feminine big shoulder. 




Where is your next journey? I am planing mine. ~~ ^O^

Have a good Monday......get a hearty/healthier snacks throughout the day and eat less in the evening!! xoxo Rachel


12 comments:

dos3n said...

how did i miss so many entries!? are you not connecting them to FB anymore? or maybe i was gone for a week. love every single one of my outfits, with the weather changing these days i was running out of options of what to wear, thanks for the many ideas. So you use Clarisonic for your face? do you recommend it? i am thinking about getting it since sephora has 15% off now.

janettaylor said...

Gorgeous things! I really love those soaps!

BALLET NEWS said...

loving your choices ! Have a lovely week

Abigail said...

Very cute, as always. Sounds like you are having a great time! And remember, it's cost per wear what really matters. ;)

litlstrawberry said...

Catherine:
try this website...http://www.skinterra.com/product/other/bom.php
They have 20% off and I got mine there.

I think the FB update my blog quite delayed!!!

yes, I think that brush is doing a great job and i am kinda addicted to it the first couple months... for everyday!! Now I'd sometimes like to use my hands and that Cor soap bar sometimes w/o brush.

litlstrawberry said...

Thanks, Janet.
I know, those soaps smell heavenly too.

litlstrawberry said...

Thanks, ballet report. Love your articles!!

litlstrawberry said...

Ah, Abigail, you just made my day. I definitely would work them into my everyday wardrobe.

hum..so I wear my YSL heels today...again... hope you girls are not sick of seeing me wearing them already!! :P

Betsy C. said...

OMG. I've been putting off a visit to Ted Baker for the last few weeks b/c I just can't seem to get enough time for myself to head over to Santana... but now that I see that cute, cute, cute shirt, I may just have to. How come I didn't see that online when I was browsing thru these past couple of days?!

Anyhoo, no hurry on the Maui book, but a get together is long overdue.

litlstrawberry said...

hha.. Betsy:
yes, I think TB. does have some cute stuff...except for the price. I think they are like higher quality brand name of our BR or J crew in England.
Santo likes one of their jacket and hopefully he can score one on sale.

Abigail said...

As long as YOU are not sick of wearing them, it doesn't matter! I'm so happy to read your response then see you wearing them again in the next post. :)

{this is glamorous} said...

the cor silver facial soap sounds fantastic -- must try it!

thanks so much for the information on the chanel shoes :)

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