Monday, December 27, 2010

Bodycon, M.D.

Ann Taylor white fitted blazer (00P) // Pitaya cutout bodycon dress (S) // 
Merona black dotted tights (S/M) // Fioni for Payless strappy heels (5) //

Photography: JJ using Nikon D70

Way back in September, I ventured into Ann Taylor for the first time and came out with my first nice piece of clothing. Though it was after Labor Day, this stark white fitted blazer still caught my eye from the sale rack. To my surprise, a 00P was even slightly too big on me in places. The sales associate told me the back needed to be taken in a little and the sleeves shortened. It was originally something like $180 originally but had a sale price of $60 but in the end after some more discounts for a few dirty spots I found it came out to be $32. Not bad at all! From pictures, it seems like the fit is pretty good though not perfect. 

Bodycons really do make me body-conscious, or rather body self-conscious. All those steak phillies are finally catching up to me d'oh. I like the cutout of the back and this is probably one of the most skin-showing pieces I own. I definitely went out with the blazer on so that I didn't feel naked at the fashion show. 

I am SO STOKED to be leaving on a 14-hour flight to Taiwan in 3 days !!! This is my first time out of the country and back in Asia in 7 years. These next few days are going to be full of writing scheduled posts of reviews and some leftover outfits, packing and packing, trying to figure out how to avoid jetlag. My poor body is in need of some healthy vacationing, with amazing food and depending on my legs for transportation instead of firmly planting my butt in a hard chair and keeping my eyes glued to books or a computer screen. I want a true vacation away from the internet (gasp!) so I'm going to blog a ton beforehand and get my fair share of adventure and relaxation during. See you on the other side of the world!


Joyce December 27, 2010 at 6:41 AM   said...

You look nice =D Love the dress, it would have been cool if we could go to formal with you wearing that, and me being cute instead haha. =P

enjoy your trip!

Melody December 27, 2010 at 8:02 AM   said...


Sorry, I just had to pick my jaw off the floor. YOU LOOK AMAZING. What are you talking about! /hits your head. BODY SELF CONSCIOUS ? pshh! You look amazing! I wish I could wear something like that and look as good as you do!!! Ahhhh ! <33 The dress looks amazing. NEVER EVER THROW IT OUT :D unless you find something better ! hhahahahaha !

Elle December 27, 2010 at 8:33 AM   said...

You have an amazing body, and I love the white blazer with the bodycon dress!!!! I especially like the shot in which you pulled down one of the shoulder straps (or maybe it was intentional). WOWZA. Your boyfriend was probably drooling all over the floor lol. :)

Have an amazing time - and you are so together with scheduled posts - how long is your TW trip?

Elle December 27, 2010 at 8:35 AM   said...

And if you are taking bribes to buy TWese snacks for people, I call priority. My stash from when my parents were there in the fall is officially out. :)

Oreleona December 27, 2010 at 10:47 AM   said...

u look great in the outfit!! soo excited for u to g to TW!!! enjoy your trip!!!

Unknown December 27, 2010 at 12:29 PM   said...

You are one sexy mama!!! This post didn't appear in my google reader...just FYI :)

Anonymous December 27, 2010 at 12:43 PM   said...

Love the body con on you! If only i was confident as you haha. im waaay too conservative -_-;;

Unknown December 27, 2010 at 3:06 PM   said...

I really like the detail on the back of the dress! it fits you really well too! you must be so excited for going to taiwan! have a great time packing and let the excitement embrace you :) I have been back to asia more than 10 times these 7 years but now work has become a big part of my schedule I dont think I will be back anytime soon. Enjoy the food and weather there! oh and don't forget to take tons of pictures!!

Nikki December 27, 2010 at 3:14 PM   said...

LOVE THE DRESS! I've been loving a lot of dresses that have cute cutout detailing on the back. Also love the sweetheart nack line, very sexy yet sophisticated look :D

Yuna December 27, 2010 at 3:36 PM   said...

I love that dress! It looks great on youu :)

sugar sugar December 27, 2010 at 4:37 PM   said...

The white blazer looks gorgeous with the dress! You look amazing! :) Love your poses. So cute! I hope you enjoy your trip to Taiwan. ^_^

Unknown December 27, 2010 at 6:45 PM   said...

Wow, you look amazing in that dress. Love the poses as usual. Have a great trip :-)

Elisa ♥ December 27, 2010 at 7:17 PM   said...

Loving that dress ^__^!

cocoabee December 27, 2010 at 8:05 PM   said...

love the blazer and dress! very classy (:
hope you had an awesome xmas ~

Jessica Relos December 27, 2010 at 8:17 PM   said...

Almost everyone is going to Taiwan :D
have fun~~ and take loads of pictures ^___^

cocoabee December 27, 2010 at 8:20 PM   said...

love the blazer and dress! very classy (:
hope you had an awesome xmas ~

Michelle-esque December 27, 2010 at 9:01 PM   said...

I wish I had your body shape! Hahaha ^__^ I am actually really really...curvy and chubby. I think the chubby in me has accumulated throughout the years that I didn't continue to do Martial Arts and Dance. *Sigh*

You look SMOKING HOT! :)

Ping December 27, 2010 at 10:50 PM   said...

ahhh angie u look absolutely stunning. love that body con dress on you. it's really fitting and very sexy.

Ken December 28, 2010 at 3:38 AM   said...

i love blazers as long as they dun have insane shoulder pads

Charleston December 28, 2010 at 7:41 AM   said...

gorgeous chic jacket

liisa December 28, 2010 at 7:56 AM   said...

these shoes and that dress are a pair of killers!! fabulous!

kylie December 28, 2010 at 9:03 AM   said...

the dress is gorgeous!

Panda ♥ December 28, 2010 at 11:37 AM   said...

nice outfit , I love the black and white ^^

June December 28, 2010 at 4:41 PM   said...

cute dress

Unknown December 28, 2010 at 9:34 PM   said...

you look totally hot in that dress!! and the black tights look amazing with it :) have fun in taiwan! relax and don't stress! ;)

noone December 29, 2010 at 12:00 AM   said...

you look LOVELY! I like the white blazer with the black dress, nice contrast you got :D and the back of the dress is hot too! hopefully you are having a great holiday, no worries we ALL eat too much for the holiday haha

A2NL0V4U December 29, 2010 at 12:35 AM   said...

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you have such a great figure and that dress looks really nice on you!!

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Silkybow December 29, 2010 at 2:59 AM   said...

YOU LOOK FAB in this outfit!
Love the bodycon dress and the white blazer!!! :)

MINAKICHU December 29, 2010 at 7:04 AM   said...

OMG you look so vava-voom vampy! Seriously love those curves! Sexy! Enjoy your Taiwan trip and im sure you're gonna do some major hauling;-)

Jazzy E (Hivenn) December 29, 2010 at 7:22 AM   said...

Cute shoes! x hivennn.

Hana Tralala December 29, 2010 at 5:25 PM   said...

AAh...vacation...that would be the greatest word ever! I hope you'll enjoy it in Taiwan :) Ant the blazer is truly great for the dress....Not that i thing you'll should cover yourself, but its making a great contrest. Colourcontrast and shape contrast.....:)

Toni Tralala December 29, 2010 at 9:41 PM   said...

Have fun in Taiwan! I can't wait to visit Asia again. Maybe next year. <3

I never thought of wearing a white blazer but it looks great on you! It's most definitely a thought now. :) What a dress! I like that there's a peek-a-boo slit on the sides. WHOA at the angry face. lol.

Happy Holidays!

michelle_ December 29, 2010 at 10:21 PM   said...

thank you soo much for the warm comment in my blog :)
i love white and black outfit !
the dress is gorgeous !

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Kathleen December 30, 2010 at 12:05 AM   said...

aw girl no need to be body conscious, you are so fit!! and the dress looks amazing on you. i hope you have a fun vacation girl! and an amazing new year. just wanted to say thank you for supporting my blog, & of course inspiring me with all your looks ;). you're seriously an amazing fashionista.

<3, Kathleen.

Marthie On The Move December 30, 2010 at 12:19 AM   said...

nice outfit! I like the tights!

Kim December 30, 2010 at 5:11 AM   said...

woaah, you look like a model^^

Unknown December 30, 2010 at 10:49 AM   said...

You look gorgeous in this dress Angie! I don't know what you are self conscious about; the dress is so flattering on you. Very sexy ;)

Sarah December 31, 2010 at 12:45 PM   said...

This is so gorgeous, You look fabulous!!

ziggy January 1, 2011 at 3:57 PM   said...

All I have to say is WOW, so sexy classy and beautiful


Alan Li January 1, 2011 at 11:05 PM   said...

that bodycon dress fits you so nicely! I love the side panels of it! Happy new years!


KANI January 2, 2011 at 12:57 AM   said...

the spotty tights are cute! <3 kani

hevn January 2, 2011 at 1:05 AM   said...

You've gone back to Taiwan?? Wheee you! I was getting a little worried why there was no new posts, now I know why. Phew!

Anyway you're probably having fun and all with bf and family so have a safe trip back and hope to see lots of pics!



oomph. January 3, 2011 at 5:04 AM   said...

bodycons make me self-conscious too. i love all the details on this one.

Mina January 3, 2011 at 11:45 PM   said...

that body con dress looks so nice on u! just perfect

vdcouture January 4, 2011 at 2:59 AM   said...

totally love your dress <3


Anastasia January 4, 2011 at 9:12 AM   said...

Wow your blog has changed a lot! In a good way haha! =D très stylish! ;D

And your outfit! <3
I think the screaming photo is fantastic! =D

Have fun in Taiwan! (And think of the poor studying Anastasia in cold Belgium! :( ^^ )

Anonymous January 5, 2011 at 11:46 PM   said...

cute stockings!

vanessa, x

The Short Girl January 8, 2011 at 5:39 PM   said...

Cute dress, girl! Love this outfit everything looks so good on you! Great blog too!

cocoabee January 8, 2011 at 10:41 PM   said...
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cocoabee January 8, 2011 at 10:46 PM   said...

^ oops i deleted it by accident T_T

how are you angie? post soon ! ^___^
hope you're having an amazing time in taiwan !

beneath the glass January 9, 2011 at 5:13 PM   said...

you look amazing!!! so sexy and chic, i adore that dress! the white blazer really sets it off too. have fun in Taiwan, i'm so jealous :)

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Indian Sarees January 11, 2011 at 5:28 AM   said...

excellent dress,, Looking Gorgeous...

Unknown January 13, 2011 at 12:30 PM   said...

Angie! You need to update :D

Liana January 15, 2011 at 2:48 AM   said...

angie! you look so hot here! seriously, you look like a sexy little college student, haha..
hey your blog isn't showing up in my blog update list, i wonder why...i was wondering if you had been updating or not. i hope you have fun in Taiwan, i am so jealous!

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