Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Not Your Average Silk Scarves

Rumisu uses playful story-telling through each of it's designs. The pieces could easily be translated into a best-selling children's storybook and I'd buy those books for my nephew in a heartbeat. There's always a portrayal of kindness that entails with each story; like this bull, this tiger, and THIS one that I strongly believe in. Spare some time to watch the documentary, Blackfish and stop buying those amusement tickets. Save the Orcas everyone :(

It seems that their creative process is justtt as interesting as their scarves. Those animal line drawings are just, I meann..

Take a peek into the Rumisu's world. Just two words, #studiogoals and #whiteshirtgoals.

The styling on SuTurno is so good. Really liking the Granada blue and white combo. Styled with a silk white top AND a straw hat? Yassss.

In the form of colour palattes and one dot to represent one percent of each country's population, designer Reineke Otten has managed to show how the skin tones in the world is changing. She calls it World Skin Colour Project.

"Light dots are visible through dark South Africa; faces and races mingle in Brazil; thousands of guest workers tint Dubai, while pale tourists sunbathe in the Bahamas."

The data that's gathered from the 231 countries worldwide's then printed onto these silk scarves, making each scarf one of a kind. Saahh cool.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Rose Festival In Morocco

Found this picture and was so intrigued to know what it's all about. Turns out, it's a three-day rose festival in a small town in Morocco! May is harvest time for roses to distill to make rose water. So chances are that your rose water toners, oils, or rose-scented perfumes could all be from here.

Learnt so much through this lady's adventure. It was almost like a story book! Had no idea that a teaspoon of pure rose oil costs about £70. Wow.

Another country that's famous for it's roses is Bulgaria which produces about 70% of the rose oil in the world. Roses ain't really my thing, but going on the rose picking rituals in different villages would be such a neat experience!

Friday, March 18, 2016

If You're Stuck In An Island For 3 Months...

I asked a series of questions amongst some friends on a whim. Funny thing is, instead of it being a fun topic, it actually became a really stressful situation!! To be fair, it's not the easiest thing to just pick 5 people from a pool of 7bil. So I made it easier by narrowing it way down : these 5 picks can't be your family, friends, or people that you know personally. Anddd they have to be alive. GO!

My picks
1) Ellen DeGeneres : I'm halfway through her book. I love her more and more with every page flip
2) Garance Dore : Imagine alllll the love, style, and life advices! *heart emoji*
3- Jimmy Fallon : I'm just going to sit there and laugh my way through the 3 months by asking him to reenact all of the videos I've fav-ed (e.g Tight Pants)
4) Mindy Kaling : Mindy's snappy sarcasm and sassy confidence will bond us

and...I'm still thinking on the 5th person. So much pressure, it's hard!! I'll get back to this. But I know that I want someone that's going to make me laugh, EVEN if I can't reciprocate it back. Is that selfish?

Okay how about another (much easier) question...

It could be a drink, a fruit, a full meal, anything! I have three, but if I had to narrow it down to just one, it would have to be good ol crispy friesss. In all shapes and sizes.

Ever thought of your top your 5 choices? and your food? :)

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