Got My New Glasses From Firmoo.com

 

My 3 year old spectacles broke, don’t ask me how. So when Firmoo contacted me to try out their services, I immediately jumped at the opportunity. It is my first time ordering spectacles online though and I was worried that it would be a tedious process but to my delight, everything went on smoothly.

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I had placed my order on 28th Oct night and received my glasses on 2nd Nov afternoon. That’s pretty fast and best of all, they fit so well. I didn’t even feel dizzy upon trying it out.

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Zalora & Reebonz shopping deals with ShopBack!

 

I discovered ShopBack after a friend on Facebook shared about receiving over S$50 in cashbacks through ShopBack.sg for her online purchases. Being an avid online shopper, I was naturally curious about this ShopBack and I wanted to find out more. So I checked out their website and was delighted to find that there were more than 60 over merchants on ShopBack, including my favorite online stores Zalora & Reebonz.

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Wearing my favorite off-shoulder romper from Zalora
You see, I get most of my clothes and shoes from Zalora while Reebonz is a great place to get presentable luxury gifts at an affordable price. Shopping online has been made more enjoyable now that I know that I am able to receive cashbacks for my purchases through ShopBack! And because good things are meant to be shared,  I am going to teach you on how you can start earning cashbacks through ShopBack.sg as well.  Continue reading

Midweek Shopping! (Dos & Don’ts Of Shopping On 淘宝 )

 

I’ve been spending so much time both window-shopping and doing actual shopping on Taobao.com that I’ve decided to dedicate a blog entry for it. And no, I am not sponsored by Taobao to do this but it’s just my way of sharing the bargains I’ve come across.

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First and foremost, if you have not registered on Taobao yet or have no idea what to do. Please refer to their online guide, I’ve managed to start this crazy shopping madness all thanks to this guide. And if someone as clueless as me can understand this, then it should be pretty straightforward for everyone else.

In August, I’d finally joined the dark side and signed up for an account which resulted in 3 shipments that month alone. This september, I’d toned down reluctantly mainly due to a lack of funds (no thanks to credit card bills racked up in August by shopping on taobao) and only managed 2 shipments. The stuff which I usually buy are for my son. For my first shipment, I bought gifts for everyone; my husband, my mom and my sis, it was like as though I was on holiday in China. Lol!

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Christmas Shopping Made Easy With Sephora X Zalora App

Even though it is just 15 days away from Christmas, there is still time to do some Christmas shopping for presents. Your favorite beauty brand & chain of cosmetic stores, Sephora, has collaborated with Zalora to offer you the ease of shopping for the all-time favourite beauty brands such as Sephora Collection, MAKE UP FOR EVER, Too Faced, Soap & Glory, Tarte and many more ONLINE. You can expect over 700 cult beauty products available exclusively only online at ZALORA! Or you could also do your shopping via the Zalora App. And as if shopping in the comforts of your bed with just your PJs on isn’t good enough, you can expect your order to reach you within 3 working days! Yes, they are that efficient!

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Remember the lobang I shared previously about the freebies from Zalora? Well, here’s more information about it —>

Commuters at Orchard MRT Station will receive exclusive Sephora beauty gifts and stand a chance to win up to $1,000 when they shop at ZALORA by scanning the QR code displayed on the train platform using ZALORA App or any QR code reader:

● The first 200 commuters will receive a beauty gift from Sephora when they scan the Mystery Gift QR code

● Shop Sephora on ZALORA and receive an exclusive beauty gift with a minimum spend of $60

● Win up to $1,000 ZALORA Gift Card when commuters scan and spend on ZALORA (all QR codes except Mystery Gift)

It’s real simple to participate, just check out the video on it! And try to spot me if you can 😉

UK Fashion Retailer ASOS Down Due To Warehouse Fire

Just when I thought of going on a mini spree for more causal wear, ASOS’s main warehouse catches on fire, leaving the fashion retailer no choice but to shut down its website for the time being.

This notice was spotted on their website:

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Apparently, this isn’t the first time it’s premises caught fire with a similar incident in 2006 when about $6.9 million worth of stock was lost. Anyway, we will be crossing our fingers for ASOS and hope that they would be back soon.

Launch of Claine Online

Last week, I spend an evening surrounded by dazzling and trendy jewelry pieces at 2am:dessert bar. It was the launch of Singapore’s fashion accessories brand, Claine by Elaine Chng. Her passion and love for jewelry runs in the family, with both parents being veterans in the local jewelry industry. If statement jewelry and unique finds are your thing, then you would be interested in what I have to share…

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I have always been a minimalist and I don’t usually wear accessories except for maybe a pair of earrings when I bother to dress up more. And yet, when I see ladies with layered or chunky statement accessories, I feel envious but was convinced that it was not my style.

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I’m An Online Shopping Addict

Yes, I’m as guilty as charged. Ever since I accidentally stumbled onto online shopping 12 years back (Oh no, I sound so old now). I’ve been buying practically almost everything online. From household groceries to baby supplies and even dog food, I get it all online. So naturally when it comes to my clothes, shoes and accessories, you bet that they are mostly bought online too.

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I love how technology has brought the fashion world closer to us, we no longer need to set foot out of the house to purchase another dress. Just go online, click and check out. It is that simple. In fact, with the Internet, you could just check out the latest trends and what’s Princess Kate is wearing so that you can buy that same dress and hopefully cart out before it is sold out.

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Even high fashion brands such as Burberry have jumped on board the online store bandwagon. Fans of the famous plaid prints can now check out their latest offerings on their webstore and cart out if anything catches your fancy. Other brands such as Chanel, have gone all social media savvy too and though you can’t buy a 2.55 online, you could however watch their latest fashion shows there or browse through their online catalogs.

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I’m real excited about what the fashion world is coming up with next. Do swing by My Fat Pocket‘s Fashion Portal for the latest Fashion news & updates!

Zalora brings River Island back to Singapore!

Missed River Island?

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Well, River Island fans rejoice because starting from 13th September onwards. Yes, you read me right, the beloved British high-street brand will return via e-commerce to South-East Asia’s leading fashion e-tailer.

zalora x ri logo The trend-setting British high-street brand, known for its edgy take on fast fashion, will make a comeback through localized pure-play e-commerce, on ZALORA. The brand will also be launched on ZALORA’s Hong Kong and Malaysia sites, available for the first time.ZALORA shoppers will also have the opportunity to subscribe to the exclusive River Island VIP club and receive offers and targeted promotions. 

ZALORA will be introducing both the Men’s and Women’s AW13 collection – featuring apparel, shoes, bags, and accessories – Following the official on-site launch at www.zalora.sg/river-island-singapore/, on Friday, the 13th of September. 

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The inaugural collection will feature a mix of chic-meets-street with both runway and urban inspirations. The women’s assortment boasts a strong Monochrome focus, with sophisticated touches of embellishment. The creative team behind the collection has worked a fun and youthful message into their latest designs, taking top runway trends and interpreting them in a wearable and affordable way.

Can’t wait for the launch? Remember to mark down the date on your calendar!

[Sponsored] Little Black Dress Shop

I’m already in my third trimester but yet the number of maternity clothings I’d bought are less than 5 pieces. I try to get slightly loose pieces so that I can still wear them after I deliver. In fact, I was still wearing my work wear bought mainly from blogshops up till my 5th month.

So recently, I got an invitation from Little Black Dress Shop to try out their apparel. I’m not sure if they knew I was pregnant but anyway, I found a few loose pieces which I could wear now and also after I give birth. It’s that versatile.

They also have a range of other pretty apparels great for those of you who are not carrying a baby. Just visit them at Little Black Dress Shop

So here’s my 3 picks…

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My latest online addiction – Gmarket

No, it’s not a game or forum nor is it a blogshop but it’s an online shopping platform. So Christmas is barely a week away while Chinese New Year is around a month and a week plus away. If you don’t know where to do your shopping, why not do it online? Let me share with you my latest obsession.

I’ve been spending every single day logged onto Gmarket. It’s like this infectious bug that just won’t go away. And since it’s the festive season, I’m constantly reminded through their daily newsletter of the promotions they’re having. All these just make it even harder to tear myself away from the computer screen.

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