Words: Yours truly • Photos: David • Location: Jardim Botanico Tropical, Belém
Let’s get the formality out of the way : if you’re reading this from the UK, happy Bank Holiday! Otherwise, I hope you’re having a terrific day nonetheless.
Now here’s a confession : I’m not very good at fashion-blogging when I travel. As in, I rarely ever blog about my travel outfits these days, but as it was my birthday trip, I felt I had to post at least one OOTD post from Portugal to remember what I wore – so here’s one I shot in Lisbon… more specifically, Belém.
Growing up in Malaysia, I had no ideal what ‘personal style’ was… Heck! I didn’t even know that ‘style’ was a thing until a couple of years ago. For the looooongest time I just wore what I thought looked kind of decent, without actually knowing if it suited me… even though I like to think I’d always had an eye for it. Whatever ‘it’ is.
Having experimented with my personal style quite a bit – especially recently, having acquired my first piercing and changed up the same slicked-back hair I’d worn for years – I decided to share what I’ve learnt from my journey to finding my own personal style. Continue Reading
Topman has always been one of my fav go-to high street stores for smart and on trend pieces. When it comes to the cut and fit, they’re arguably second-to-none. Last week, I revealed my two-part collaboration with Topman (read Part One) where I took on the challenge to style a party ‘hero’ piece in both daytime and evening look. Here, I present to you the followup. Continue Reading
First things first, thanks so much to everyone who took their time and entered my giveaway in collaboration with French online retailer, Videdressing (click to visit).
Words: Oliver (@oliverinstead) | Photos: David
Every entry and Follow has been received and very much appreciated, I now have the name of the winner to be announced later in this post!! Continue Reading
At least once a month I aim to get away to anywhere from an hour drive to an hour flight away…
WORDS: OLIVER @OLIVERINSTEAD / PHOTOS: DAVID
Travelling is one of the few things that give me greater joy than fashion blogging so I like to spend my spare time off work exploring (new) places… or daydreaming about the next destination in between.