I have been feeling quite burnt out lately with never ever ending work, family and church commitments coming my way non stop. At some point, I felt really exhausted with the many things that constantly strive for my attention, time and energy, as pressure presses down on me.
And I thank God for His Word that always brings comfort and encouragement to me – “Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30. God will not give us what we cannot bear, and He will always provide abundantly in His ways as we seek Him.
This does not mean my commitments disappear into thin air miraculously, making me carefree and problems-free at once. But it gives me strength to press on, experiencing God’s peace and joy as I battle through each busy day. These burdens will not feel as heavy as before because I am not carrying them alone; but God carries these burdens together with me. God is so good, He is so good to me, and you.
I hope this little sharing blesses you in whatever you’re going through right now. I am continuously learning to find rest in God’s word and not in the things of the world (entertainment, shopping, money…).
DIO(R)EVOLUTION is what I have been busy with on top of many other work matters. Half a year ago, Dior announced its new and first ever female Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri, whom has presented a very new look of Dior; young, fresh and cool are the 3 words I would describe her vision of Dior and femininity.
In celebration of this new look, Maria has selected Singapore to be one of the few cities in the world to conduct an exclusive Pop-up store to showcase this brand new Spring Summer 2017 collection. In addition, the Dior boutique in ION mall has been transformed to complement this collection. There are an array of gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous Ready to Wear, beautiful and interesting bags, shoes and accessories. (I want them all please!)
If you’re in town, do visit the Pop-up store and Dior boutique as it is not everyday Dior has such an animation. Only available for 2 weeks (it is less than 2 weeks by now), so go and visit!
DIOR POP-UP STORE
Now till March 22, 2017
ION Orchard Atrium, Level 1
ION Orchard, Level 2
The first 3 days of the Lunar New Year saw me wearing these 3 outfits. Simple, comfortable and easy, just how I like it.
While I studied a year of art and graduated from a somewhat art school, I am actually pretty bad in art, I neither draw nor paint well. There is a difference between art and design despite how intrinsically both are linked, and I would say my strength lies in the latter. I visited Art Stage, for the third time this year, albeit not able to understand most of the art works, I enjoyed the experience walking through row and rows of countless booths just appreciating art. My favourite works from Art Stage are still the ones by Hiroshi Senju (see first image), his works caught my eyes since the first time I chanced upon it. There’s this unspoken sense of calmness in his art; simple yet evokes so much emotions.
Talk about sweet surprise, here’s sending the very lovely and talented fashion illustrator, Grace Ciao a big THANK YOU for drawing a personalised illustration of myself along with sending this box of pretty flowers by Fleuriste. What a sweet way to chase my Monday blues away! Especially when my eyes were feeling quite sore from staring at excel sheets and numbers for the entire day, and also because I slept late the night before watching a Korean drama. Grace does extremely beautiful illustrations and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to work with her for an event last year.
In celebration of Christmas and New Year in the last 3 weeks, I’m blessed to receive many other little gifts from my current and ex colleagues. Amidst the rat race at work, these little surprises really makes my day. So thanks for the love dear friends!
This sounds a little vain, but I can’t stop stealing glances at myself (in illustrated form) and the box of blooms time to time in between all the excels, emails and documents.