Gyaru Lifestyle

Gyaru isn’t just a fashion… It is a lifestyle! Here are all of my lifestyle related posts including gyaru meets, my thoughts about trends and going-ons, reviews, and much more.

Wedding Traditions We Ditched at the Altar

Wedding Traditions We Ditched at the Altar

Let me tell you a secret - weddings in real life are nothing compared to the ones in films/movies. Shocking, right? I don't know how they managed to make it so exciting in the films but let me tell you, the missed out the key part - just how stressful ...

Proud to be Me

Proud to be Me

The first time I remember experiencing racism was when I was in primary school and my friends were tugging back their eyelids and saying look! They're now "Chinese". I didn't understand at the time and just laughed along. Because they were my friends, they knew I was half Chinese, so ...

My Happiness Menu

My Happiness Menu

One day I was driving along minding my own business when my ears pricked up at the sound of "the happiness menu". It was on a podcast (maybe the Creative Pep Talk?) and they talked about it being a list of things that make you happy. VIEW the POST

30 Places to Explore Before I’m 30

30 Places to Explore Before I’m 30

One of my favourite to-do lists of all time has been my travel bucketlist. When I was growing up my parents made it our yearly goal to go on holiday - it didn’t matter how far or how close it was, but we would pack our bags and travel for ...

My Life Mantras

My Life Mantras

As much as I hate how saturated inspirational quote are, sometimes I can’t help but feel like they’re the only thing that can get me through a difficult day. It really is a love/hate relationship! There are a few quotes, however, that I can’t bring myself to hate no matter ...

Lifestyle Review: My New Husband

Lifestyle Review: My New Husband

I have received a new husband; perfectly packaged in a grey suit, waistcoat and with the cutest smile. He was someone that I wanted to spend the rest of my life with, and seeing as it's been a few weeks since I've received him I thought it was time to ...

Is Being Gyaru Lonely?

Is Being Gyaru Lonely?

I know what you're thinking - Is it even possible to feel lonely doing/being gyaru? Gyaru is, after all, a fashion, so how can you feel lonely by just wearing different clothes? For me, gyaru is more than that. It's what made me fall in love with Japan in general and ...

Dear Diary – Today I Married the One I Love

Dear Diary – Today I Married the One I Love

Dear diary, Today I married the one I love. I didn't believe it when people said that weddings were just a huge, happy blur, but ours really was. It was as if time didn't really exist for us and everything was done at our own pace. There wasn't any sense of urgency ...

Cute Ways to Transform Your Desk Space (+ Giveaway!)

Cute Ways to Transform Your Desk Space (+ Giveaway!)

I have never been known to have a tidy desk. You'd usually find it drowned under masses of paper, sketchpads, books, with my phone somewhere amongst the mess. It wasn't until I moved in with my love that I wanted to put more of an effort into making my desk ...

Low Maintenance Gyaru

Low Maintenance Gyaru

The first thing I fell in love with when I first discovered gyaru was how easy it was to incorporate it into everyday life. Back then EGG magazine was huge, and it was all about wearing casual attire and amping it up with amazing hair and makeup. It was, all ...