It is the New Year so I will like to spend some time sharing some of my personal stories!
I have loved fashion for as long as I remember. Growing up, my favorite past-time is to go window shopping as this allows me the time to indulge in browsing through the latest fashion items on the racks in department stores and boutiques. Despite being really passionate about fashion styling and trends, I never thought that I will go into the fashion industry as I was taught since young that being an academic is a more practical career choice.
After completing my University and working full-time in the corporate world for several years, I realized that I will never be happy if I do not start pursuing what I really love. Henceforth, I started my first online fashion business with my husband in 2012, with big dreams and passion. However, as we had no experience in the fashion industry and running an online business, we stumbled across many obstacles and went through a really steep learning curve, picking up skills along the way. In the process, we learnt more about our strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes.
It was during this period that, to my own surprise, I realized how much I actually like to blog. In fact, blogging for our online business was one of my favorite activities out of the many duties we needed to perform on a day to day basis! This also explains the birth of this blog, which I see as a creative outlet for self-expression and hopefully, as an inspiration for others as well.
Having shared my humble experience here, this is a question I will like to pose – have you thought of your resolutions for the new year? Personally, I will continue to go after what I love doing for as long as I feel capable and passionate to do so. I also hope to learn how to put less emphasis on the result and focus more on enjoying the process.
Thanks so much for reading this longer than usual post and hope you like the featured outfit as well! It comprises of a collared wrap style printed top from a Korean label and an inner organza slip which was featured here too!
Happy New Year and wishing all a great holiday!