• Living

    10 Grammatically Wrong Sentences Only Malaysian Will Understand

    We Malaysians have our version of English sentences that foreigners might not be able to understand. Yup, we do know that they are grammatically wrong, but who cares! because we like it that way. Here are 10 sentences only Malaysians will understand 1) Open the lights What we mean | Turn on the lights What it really means | Disassemble the lights   2) I always sleep late What we mean | I always go to bed late What it really means | I always sleep for a long time (or wake up late)   3) I’m going outstation tomorrow What we mean | I’m going out of town tomorrow…

  • Living

    8 Types of Smiles and What They Mean

    What makes you feel good when you’re meeting someone for the first time? A smile of course. It’s the one thing which has the power to make you feel warm and comfortable, the fuel behind the conversation. The smile is proof that unspoken messages are powerful, as with just a smile you can ignite a host of emotions and interactions. Everyone likes a full-blown smile The full-blown smile is the most natural of all, where you’d unconsciously open up your mouth into a silent laugh. The muscles around your eyes crease and crinkle as the teeth are displayed, with the sides of your lips stretching towards the tip of your…

  • Fashion,  Sale

    Shopping Trip! Johor Premium Outlets

    We were recently invited to visit the Johor Premium Outlets. And it was so much (shopping) fun! I’ve personally not been to an outlet like this before; and was pleasantly surprised by the brand line up and the prices at the Johor Premium Outlets (JPO). They officially open their doors in 2011 and completed Phase II expansion in 2013. Getting there from Kuala Lumpur took approximately three and a half hours, so that would be a decent drive down for those of you who are thinking about making a trip down. Located at the intersection of the North-South Expressway and Second Link Expressway; the Outlet is an hour away from Singapore…

  • Fashion,  Tips

    Holiday Gift Guide For Him

    If you had already read our Holiday Gift Guide For Her. Here is the reverse, with holiday gift ideas to get for your guy or boyfriend. 1. Antony Leather Billfold Coin Wallet by Ted Baker Men eat through their wallet, I kid you not. Getting a guy a wallet is always a safe bet. He can either keep it for later or use it right a way. This leather wallet by Ted Baker is priced at RM 250. 2. Leather Strap Watch by Ben Sherman It’s no secret that men have a thing for watches. Some even collect only the best. This classic looking watch by Ben Sherman is stylish…

  • Fashion,  Trends

    7 Malaysian Designers You Can Buy Ready-To-Wear From

    Malaysia has several talented fashion designers but not all of them have an all year ready-to-wear collection. Here are some of our favorite fashion designers that has ready products that we can purchase either through their websites or Facebook pages: 1. Commoddity Commoddity by Vincent offers menswear staples with a unique twist. Inspired by the past and design for the present and future. You can purchase shirts, tees and bottoms through through their website or Bangsar Village store. 2. Fairuz Ramdan Fairuz Ramdan offers colorful menswear through his Facebook page and Mutiara Damansara store. He sells tops only; t-shirts, casual and work shirts, but his polo tees remain the best seller from season to season.…

  • Beauty

    6 Amazing Story Telling Nail Art

    Getting your nails done in pretty colors is a fun way to express your style. So why not raise the bar on your nail art by telling a story. Checkout these 6 interesting ‘story telling nail art’: 1. Blowing In The Wind Probably my favorite on this list. It has a simple and clean look – and very poetic. Somewhat make me think of Bob Dylan’s Blowing In The Wind. Check out @ane_li’s Instagram for some really nice nail and tutorials 2 Free Birds This one uses decals for the Nail Art. And it looks amazing. She titles this one ‘Free Birds’. You can see the nails conveying a philosophical…

  • Fashion,  Tips,  Trends

    6 Style Tricks With A Bandanna

    Adding a little extra something to your outfit doesn’t always require you to use statement jewelry. The bandanna is a fabulous statement accessory that is easy to use. Bandannas as an accessory is making a comeback and has been spotted in Fall 2015 runways and recent fashion blogs. Let’s take a look at some style tips: 1. Classic Western The simplest way to accessorize with a bandanna; fold it in half so that the ends meet and form a triangle, then tie it around your neck. 2. Tucked In Take the classic style a step further by tucking in the bandanna for a neater and slicker look. 3. Headband Cute…

  • Fashion,  Living

    10 Things Only A Low-Maintenance Woman Will Understand

    Are you a low-maintenance Woman? Then you would relate to these things: Somewhere hidden in waves of ‘generation Me’  are people who are simple, care free and simply low-maintenance. A low-maintenance individual in this day and age? Sure, read 10 Characteristics of a Low-Maintenance Girl If you think of yourself as a low-maintenance woman, then you would be able to relate to these things. 1. Three Main Hairstyles Ladies are known to spend a good amount of time on certain aspects of their appearance. It is important to look good! But the low-maintenance girl goes for simplicity and has three hairstyles. You letting your hair down, pull it back in a…

  • Living

    10 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Malaysia’s Honorary Titles

    How much do you know about our Honorary Titles? You might have heard of Dato’ and Datuk but do you know what is the difference? What about Dato’ Sri and Dato’ Seri? All these can get very confusing but don’t worry as you will be fundamentally sound after this. 1) What is Tun? and How Many Tun Title Holders Can There Be? While “Tun” is the highest civilian honour that can be granted to a deserving Malaysian by the Yang Di Pertuan Agong at Federal Level, there may not be more than 35 Malaysian living Tun holders at any one time. For e.g. Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad 2) How…

  • Health & Fitness,  Living

    5 Reasons You Should Lift Weights to Lose Weight

    Did you know that weight-training helps you burn more calories than cardio? Read on for more reasons to include weights in your fitness routine. Here are 5 great reasons to start lifting weights: 1. You burn more fat When you do a weight lifting circuit, your metabolism stays elevated and you continue to burn fat for several hours afterward. During regular cardio exercise, you stop burning fat shortly after the workout. In fact, researchers found that people who did a total-body workout with 3 big-muscle moves, had raised metabolisms for 39 hours afterward. 2. You will look great naked The biggest misconception is that most people think that pumping iron can render them big and bulky. Unlike…