rue crémeux
I LOVE clothes, fashion, shopping, and dressing up (unfortunately, my bank account cannot handle another shopping trip - online or in real life). Also, I don't share my outfits or take OOTDs as often as I would like, because,
1) I don't dare to ask someone else to help me with an ootd, apart from jerald, who has no choice but to oblige, and not judge.
2) I'm no model, I feel awkward, and the pictures look awkward.

But hey, I figured, as long as my face is not the main focus, and its not too close up, it doesn't really matter. 
So here's me taking a leap of faith and sharing. 

One saturday afternoon, I decided to wear my floral patterned pants I got when I was in Paris during the summer. And here's me showing off my new birthday gift. I've just recently got into wearing watches. I never use to like having something around my wrist in the past, but now that i've been converted, there is no going back.

I'm almost always seen wearing a watch, and finding nice new watches has become a thing.

Can I also say, I really like the collar on this shirt. Formal with a little touch of fun. Such a good buy for $15. 

So this is the awkward constipated look I get when i'm trying to take a photo!

Black and white pieces are fantastic for traveling! I have gotten so much use out of this white top and my comfy textured black cardigan separately, but never thought of wearing them together for the fear of appearing too "boring". But well, boring isn't too bad after all.

Outfit Diary: Falling B&W

24 November 2014 Shoreditch, London N1, UK

Been coming across some chatter about a road lined with pastel buildings in paris as I browse through    travel websites and even on TimeOut Paris. So I decided to google and check up where this was. Sheryl told me she wanted to go there, as she too saw bloggers who have pretty photos in that area, so we headed for Rue Crémieux on Sheryl's last morning in Paris.

Somehow we were expecting the area to be a road filled with maybe little coffeeshops/cafés or something more interesting than just being a road. Alas, it was just a road with pretty pastel painted buildings. It was in fact a residential area which made taking photos kind of awkward. But, we did it anyway.
*Perks of looking like an asian and being let off for being touristy/doing touristy things that invade other people's privacy.
Of course we were sure to only take pictures with the houses that were completely shut, and not pop our heads into any open windows/disturb any of the residents.

P.S. Sorry for the Lousy iPhone quality, I tried to edit the pictures to not show the inside of people's houses rather, show the reflection of the building opposite. Have fun figuring out the colours of the buildings on the other side of the road!

I think this is a place one would not mind missing. Then again, if you happen to ever be in the 12 arrondissement in Paris, just walk by and snap a few touristy shots, no harm in that!

Pastel Buildings on Rue Crémieux

26 September 2014 Rue Crémieux, 75012 Paris, France

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