tonguechic.com Archives - 21 November 2014, Friday

  • We speak to Yvan Rodic, the @facehunter on the evolution of street style, FaceHunt-ability and what's on his iPod.

    Industry Insider: Yvan Rodic a.k.a FaceHunter

    tonguechic.com 03 May '13, 8am

    Armed with his first digital point and shoot, Yvan Rodic , a Leo Burnett copywriter, set out t0 snap and share portraits on a personal blog in 2006. He instead blazed a trail that paved way for street style fashion photography – a global phenomenon that’s made the industry a whole lot...

  • THIS WEEK: Alexander Wang's Balenciaga F/W 13 Campaign, Gisele for H&M, Keira K. for Chanel (once more) & more!

    This Week In Fashion: Alexander Wang's Balenciaga Fall/Winter Campaign, Gisele for H&M, Keira Knightley for Chanel (once more) and many more

    tonguechic.com 03 May '13, 6am

    Balenciaga’s Autumn/Winter 2013 campaign broke just a few days ago on the brand’s website. Spearheaded by its new creative director, Alexander Wang, the dark and sinister black-and-white-horror-film images released have us screaming in anticipation. (via Fashionista ) As if having Que...

  • O' cruel fate! Olay discovers why older skin is slow to respond to anti-ageing treatments and offers a solution.

    Olay Reboots the Regenerist Range to Combat Skin Fatigue

    tonguechic.com 02 May '13, 7am

    Anti ageing has become one of the primary skin concerns among women, right up there with brightening and hydration. With that in mind, Olay is reformulating their top of the line anti-aging skincare range – Regenerist, after 10 years, upgrading it with 20% more anti-aging ingredients ...

  • Designer Spotlight: What began as 2 friends and blogshop in 08 is now a full-fledged fashion business

    Designer Spotlight: Carline and Ria of Cotton Ink (Indonesia)

    tonguechic.com 02 May '13, 5am

    Brains behind Indonesian brand, Cotton Ink , Carline Darjanto and Ria Sarwono met during junior high school and became good friends – never in their wildest dreams would they have thought they would have ended up working together and running a successful online clothing business. Cott...

  • Looks We Love: Suspender Tights

    tonguechic.com 01 May '13, 6am

    You’ve probably seen it before – from trendsetting London It girls to the cool cats hanging out at the Establishment on Saturday nights, it’s practically a classic. This week we take a look at House of Holland’s Super Suspender tights. Whether you’re channelling the old school pin up ...

  • Mother's Day is in 2 weeks! Don't panic- we've got your gifts sorted with this shopping guide:

    Mother's Day Gift Guide 2013

    tonguechic.com 30 Apr '13, 6am

    For the mother who looks forward to work every morning and lives for a challenge, sometimes at the expense of a skincare routine, give a gift of rejuvenation with Estée Lauder’s new Nutritious range. The line harnesses the goodness of antioxidant-packed, skin-saving pomegranates to de...

  • FitFlop's new The Way of Tea collection is inspired by the elegance and purity of the Japanese Tea Ceremony.

    FitFlop High Summer 2013 Collection : The Way of Tea

    tonguechic.com 30 Apr '13, 3am

    The one-of-a-kind footwear that tones your legs just by walking in them; FitFlops have definitely taken over this side of the world. If you have yet to jump on to the bandwagon, perhaps their latest High Summer 2013 collection might just be your turning point. Inspired by the elegance...

  • Penny Loafers: Are these covered, slip-on shoes the most classic of them all?

    Know Your Trend: Penny Loafers

    tonguechic.com 30 Apr '13, 3am

    Before Tod’s came about, luxury brand, Gucci, created an elegant pair of slip-on shoes for men with its classic, iconic metal strap across the upper of the shoe in the shape of a horse’s snaffle bit. Gucci’s loafers were soon a widespread epidemic, and was often considered part of uni...

  • To shop from or just to browse longingly- @Club21Global's S/S13 accessories guide has us swooning!

    Club 21's special SS13 Accessories Guide

    tonguechic.com 29 Apr '13, 10am

    The ever considerate people over at high-end fashion group, Club 21 have created a special SS13 guide, showcasing the must-have accessories of the season. A wide selection of shoes and bags available for both men and women, the guide has been categorized to sections like ‘Mini Me’ for...

  • Who's voting on May 5th? Here's TiC's guide on how to prep for polling day! (Yes, including what to wear.) #ge13

    Goes To The Polls!

    tonguechic.com 29 Apr '13, 8am

    If you’re in Malaysia right now, chances are that you’ve had your vision blocked by all manner of flags, billboards, banners and ads with smiling faces promising brighter futures just about everywhere you look. That’s right – election fever is in full swing, and political parties are ...

  • Congratulations to @UNIQLOMALAYSIA on the opening of its milestone 10th store!

    UNIQLO's milestone 10th store in Malaysia

    tonguechic.com 29 Apr '13, 6am

    This May 31st, Japan’s leading specialty retailer, Uniqlo will be opening its 10th store in Malaysia. Following the recent success of its other store openings in Alamanda Putrajaya and Queensbay Mall, Penang, the 10th store will be located right in the heart of the city in Malaysia’s ...

  • Where & Wear: Clive's 5th Anniversary Party @ Luna Bar KL

    tonguechic.com 29 Apr '13, 4am

    Tongue in Chic Goes To The Polls! Where & Wear: Clive's 5th Anniversary Party @ Luna Bar KL Closet Copycat: Selena Gomez TiC Picks: Dresses We Love From Gap’s Spring/Summer 2013 Collection This Week In Fashion: Viktor & Rolf's Couture Comeback, Reed Krakoff Parts Ways With Coach, and ...

  • CLOSET COPYCAT: Selena Gomez is all grown up and so is her downtown-cool style.

    Closet Copycat: Selena Gomez

    tonguechic.com 29 Apr '13, 3am

    Last we heard of Selena Gomez, she was up to her knees in backlash for wearing a bindi during her MTV Movie Awards performance . But with her recent appearance on David Letterman marking the fourth time she’s worn a bindi out publicly , it’s obvious that this girl is not backing down ...

  • We take you around Marina Bay Sands during the VIP Fashion's Night Out!

    VIP Fashion Night at Marina Bay Sands' Singapore

    tonguechic.com 25 Apr '13, 2am

    VIP Fashion Night is The Shoppes’ signature bi-annual event to celebrate fashion, style and shopping. The event took place on Friday, the 12th of April and the skating rink and was hosted by international stylist Jeannie Mai. VIP Fashion Night was also streamed live via Google+ Hangou...

  • Create beats? Here's a bag that stores all the travel essentials, even your vinyl.

    Tumi X Vice Brief Pack to be launched July '13

    tonguechic.com 23 Apr '13, 9am

    You don’t have to be a DJ enthusiast to know music mastermind DJ Vice; chances are, you’ve probably partied to one of his mixes without even realizing it. Having performed all over the globe, he’s no stranger to transatlantic flights or hopping from a plane straight to the club. Inspi...

  • Give mom the gift of deeply hydrated skin with these coffret sets:

    Pamper Mommy Dearest With Laneige Mother's Day Coffret Sets 2013

    tonguechic.com 23 Apr '13, 8am

    Laneige has compiled four exclusive gift sets for Mother’s Day, designed to suit different skincare needs and preference. Three out of the four sets also come with a pretty metallic pink cosmetic pouch for all your cosmetic transportation needs.

  • Know Your Trend: In writing this piece, we learned that ruffles are SO 15th century.

    Know Your Trend: Ruffles

    tonguechic.com 23 Apr '13, 7am

    Hate them or love them – ruffles are here to stay. One of the most popular items to hit the fashion runways these past few seasons, ruffles are totally all the rage. When done right, ruffles can actually be understated, elegant and not evoke images of your foremothers complete with bo...

  • Who's loving The Carrie Diaries? We love the adorable AnnaSophia Robb and her rad wardrobe on and off set.

    Closet Copycat- AnnaSophia Robb

    tonguechic.com 23 Apr '13, 3am

    Hollywood’s latest rising star AnnaSophia Robb has landed the role of a lifetime. She’s cast as baby Carrie Bradshaw in the TV series prequel to Sex and the City, The Carrie Diaries. The twenty year-old beauty has grown a whole lot since her roles in movies like Charlie and the Chocol...

  • Psst..! Here's a sneak peek at Sereni & Shentel's perfect-for-Spring Liberty Collection, out in May.

    Coming May '13, Sereni & Shentel Liberty Collection

    tonguechic.com 23 Apr '13, 2am

    Sereni & Shentel, a brand well-known among all aspiring Blair Waldorfs, will be releasing a limited edition range of headbands, come May 2013. This time around, the duo have collaborated with Liberty, one of the most fashionable retail outlets in London, famous for its signature print...

  • Everything you need for an easy eye look for day to intense smokiness in the evening!

    Roundup: Eyeshadow Sticks

    tonguechic.com 22 Apr '13, 10am

    Get fresh colour on the go with no sharpening required! Pairing the intense, gleaming dimension of a cream shadow with foolproof application and portability are swivel-up eyeshadow sticks. Smudge on a wash of neutral, metallic colour for lazy days and take it into the night by buildin...

  • Big skirts, fish scales, and cut-outs; We look at Lim Kok Wing University's recent show at Mid Valley Fashion Week.

    Runway Report: Lim Kok Wing University of Technology Spring/Summer 2013 Collections at Mid Valley

    tonguechic.com 22 Apr '13, 8am

    Lim Kok Wing showcased the talents of their fashion design students during Mid Valley Fashion Week last week. It was a bright, fun, cheery event, packed full of supporting friends of students and designers showcasing that night. The catwalk was light as the student-models walked down ...

  • Where & Wear: When Our Eyes Met @ Zouk KL

    tonguechic.com 22 Apr '13, 6am

    When Our Eyes Met showcased its Spring/Summer ’13 and Autumn/Winter ’13 collections last week at Zouk KL. The runway was decorated with 3D geometric structures to represent white and grey cave-like structures. Despite a cramped venue and lighting that did no service to the clothes, I ...

  • Sacoor Brothers has opened a second store in KL to cater to all your sartorial needs.

    Sacoor Brothers to open its second outlet in Malaysia

    tonguechic.com 22 Apr '13, 2am

    We sincerely hope everyone has heard of Sacoor Brothers but just incase you haven’t, where should we start? It’s a fashion brand that specialises in manufacturing grade-A quality apparel for both men and women. Its patterns and cuts are distinguished; known for trend-setting designs a...

  • How To Take A Pair Of Levi's® 501® To The Streets |

    tonguechic.com 19 Apr '13, 9am

    Sacoor Brothers to open its second outlet in Malaysia Summer '13 CR7 Collection Inspired By Explosive Speed With Scarlett Johansson, Dolce & Gabbana releases its latest fragrance Pamper Mommy Dearest With Laneige Mother's Day Coffret Sets 2013 Watch! The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Tr...

  • In this Top Five Offline Finds of The Week, we scour malls for accessories to update any look:

    Top Five Offline Picks of the Week: Accessories, Anyone?

    tonguechic.com 16 Apr '13, 2am

    I was on a mission to find pretty accessories, while I was out and about KL. Most shops are starting to turnover their mid season collections, so it really is prime time right now to do just that. If you’ve no moolah to buy a new wardrobe every season, that’s okay, we feel your pain. ...

  • DIY: Rolled Up Denim Shorts

    tonguechic.com 15 Apr '13, 8am

    Watch! The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Trailer & Katniss Everdeen's Wedding Dress by Indonesian Designer Tex Saverio Lomography cameras, now fit for a wedding! Levi's® X Liberty London collaboration to hit stores this May Hugo launches new fragrance, Hugo Red Introducing Kinzig Design...

  • Watch! The Hunger Games: Catching Fire teaser trailer & find out which SEAsian designer made Katniss' wedding dress!

    Jennifer Lawrence Rocks a Dress by Indonesian Designer in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Poster

    tonguechic.com 15 Apr '13, 6am

    While we wait with bated breath for the premiere on November 22nd 2012, let’s look at this gorgeous image released from the sequel, in which Katniss rocks a frothy, extravagant wedding dress worthy of any Games’ victor. And who dreamed up this pleated, ruffled, encrusted wonder, you a...

  • Industry Insider: Meet upcoming designer Sharinna Shaiddan, winner of the Kraftangan Batik and Fashion Competition.

    Industry Insider: Sharinna Shaiddan, Winner of Kraftangan Batik and Fashion Competition

    tonguechic.com 15 Apr '13, 6am

    KL is on a roll, with all its upcoming designers and talent! I get so excited just thinking about it. I’m pretty sure Sharinna Shaiddan knows the excitement I feel, especially after she “unexpectedly” won the Kraftangan Batik and Fashion Competition just last month, and the RM20,000 c...

  • The question is: Who doesn't want to smell like Jared Leto?

    Hugo launches new fragrance, Hugo Red

    tonguechic.com 15 Apr '13, 4am

    “Pushing boundaries is important for everyone – that’s when you find the greatest reward, the biggest breakthrough,” explains Hugo Fragrances ambassador, Jared Leto. Hugo Red is the scent for the thriving career men – the men who aren’t afraid to overcome numerous obstacles placed in ...

  • Mother's Day: You have a whole month ahead to get a gift for momma dearest. Why not snag something unique online?

    Top 4 Online Picks of The Week: Mother's Day Special

    tonguechic.com 15 Apr '13, 3am

    For reasons more than celebrating that Urban Outfitters now ships to Malaysia, mum can now jump in on your haul. Apart from funky hipster finds, Urban Outfitters also boasts a mean lifestyle section – these cotton tapestry throws will brighten up any room over the master bed, sofa, ch...