Calm Before The Rain

27th January 2011





I borrowed a dress from Elizabeth Lau to attend a special (last minute) event at the MCM store as one of their guests and Rain‘s exclusive appearance, will explain this more in the later post.  Whilst shooting each others outfit shots with 3o minutes to spare on the corner of Sloane Street, you could hear screaming fans chanting ‘Bi/Rain, Saranghae! Bi/Rain, Saranghae!’* – ahhhh the feeling of immense excitment.

Thank you for the outfit shots Shini!!! Saranghae!

*Korean Hangul translations in English 😀
Bi or Pi means Rain.
Saranghae means I love you.
P.s please correct me if I’m wrong.
My outfit: Scarf tied on hair bun – courtesy of LONCHAMP, Scarf – BURBERRY, Dress – borrowed from ELIZABETH LAU (thank you Elizabeth!), Coat – courtesy of ELIZABETH LAU, Tights – FALKE, Clutch and shoes – REISS, Watch – courtesy of BURBERRY.

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  • Reply Sakai 27th January 2011 at 04:20

    No way! Rain in London? I haven’t heard any news about his visit in Europe, what were you doing at the MCM event? I love your outfit you look so cute.

  • Reply Vincent 27th January 2011 at 04:35

    I don’t know who this Rain is and all this chanting about, I’m sure the event was a mad one?

  • Reply Emms 27th January 2011 at 04:36

    The outfit is beautiful and sooo adorable.

  • Reply Manny 27th January 2011 at 04:37

    The purple tights and scarf are luscious!

  • Reply Gak Leung 27th January 2011 at 04:38

    Rain O.o

  • Reply Shortie 27th January 2011 at 04:39

    Don’t tell me you were with the screaming fans? I didn’t know Rain was in London.

    Nice outfit.

  • Reply Reeny White 27th January 2011 at 05:51

    Great street style shots, well done to Shini.

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  • Reply a la mode 27th January 2011 at 07:50

    Kit this outfit is amazing! You look stunning in a good pair of bright tights, the clutch bag and scarf around your top knot finish it off perfectly.

  • Reply Matthew 27th January 2011 at 10:21

    You look great in purple tights.

  • Reply The Clothes Whisperer 27th January 2011 at 10:32

    you look super cute! Loving the purple tights…Purple Rain?


    • Reply Kit @ Style Slicker 27th January 2011 at 12:36

      @The Clothes Whispere – Hahahaha Purple Rain, actually I wanted to title the post ‘Calm before the purple rain’…sounded tooo cheesy. See you tomorrow.

  • Reply Annie 27th January 2011 at 11:06

    Wow amazing I can’t wait to hear more about it.

  • Reply KPT 27th January 2011 at 11:24

    The photos of you are beautiful beautiful, the purple tone with the white dress is well suited. Rain huh? You lucky girl.

  • Reply xiao xiao 27th January 2011 at 11:25


  • Reply Platform Princess 27th January 2011 at 11:33

    Oooh, you look fancy… and gorgeous… and fancy!


  • Reply Yasmin 27th January 2011 at 12:09

    Gorgeous outfit and colour combo.

  • Reply Dark Shadow 27th January 2011 at 14:02

    Wow what an amazing opportunity to meet the idol, can’t wait to hear more.

  • Reply jill (polka dot) 27th January 2011 at 14:05

    Haha, Purple Rain, good one, Kristi. Gorgeous photos and outfit, Kit. I love Elizabeth’s Lau dress and how you’re wearing it with purple tights.. oh and the polka dot nails! See you tomorrow sweet pea. xx

  • Reply Georgina 27th January 2011 at 16:08

    I love the purple tights. They pull everything together beautifully. A really eye-popping look!

  • Reply Shini 27th January 2011 at 17:32

    Now Rain will have to remember you as the girl in purple tights! Loved this outfit, quite feminine in a control forceful way… hmm you should do this in every colour actually, Red tights tomorrow? 😉

    • Reply Kit @ Style Slicker 27th January 2011 at 18:40

      @Shini – yeah ‘The girl in purple tights….who was she?’ Tomorrow….hmm…will shall see ;P

  • Reply Hannah 27th January 2011 at 19:18

    Gorgeous outfit, I love the touches of purple and the dress is gorgeous

    Hannah xx

  • Reply Bee 27th January 2011 at 19:41

    Oh you lucky girl, wish I was there to see the guy in the flesh. How come we weren’t informed about his appearance in London?

  • Reply styleeast 27th January 2011 at 21:14

    How gorgeous do you look?! Shini’s photos are lovely too x

  • Reply Rainbow Kid 27th January 2011 at 22:40

    OMG OMG OMG you went to see Rain? How? When? What?

  • Reply Diana 27th January 2011 at 22:41

    You look adorable in EL’s dress and purple tights, it’s the best Fall outfit I’ve seen. Good shots Shini.

  • Reply Josephine Loves Vintage 27th January 2011 at 22:42

    Awesome outfit.

  • Reply Style Poo 27th January 2011 at 22:42

    Love the outfit and super cute nails and top knot.

  • Reply Bess 28th January 2011 at 00:26

    You look lovely.

  • Reply Nana 28th January 2011 at 00:48

    Rain as in Rain the South Korean pop star? OMG! I love Rain.

  • Reply jonathan 28th January 2011 at 00:49

    The color purple is very enticing, what huge watch you have – a gift from Burberry??

  • Reply Y Y 28th January 2011 at 00:49

    You look dead cute in the shot.

  • Reply Deela 28th January 2011 at 00:51

    on Jonathan’s comment, yeah the Burberry watch humungus! You seem to wear a lot of Burberry merchandise and you have a gifted watch too. Are you have connections with the brand?

  • Reply Choi Ling 28th January 2011 at 03:58

    Rain was in England? I heard it on some forums…thought it was a false information, I never thought it’d be possible…..I’m shocked!
    Where was I? When was this? tell me!!!!!

  • Reply Vivky 28th January 2011 at 04:16

    Great post!

  • Reply Gwen 28th January 2011 at 05:30

    I’m curious about this Rain guy, look forward to hear more.
    Great outfit shots.

  • Reply Tiffany Li 28th January 2011 at 08:00

    All the attention to details are beautifully shot (double thumbs up to Shini) esp with the first photo, clutch bag and the dress is cute too. The whole look looks enticing 😛 😛

  • Reply Ah Elle 28th January 2011 at 08:01

    Your best outfit shot so far this month!
    The purple looks awesome with the white dress.

  • Reply Lenka 28th January 2011 at 09:52

    Lucky girl.

  • Reply Snowy Li 28th January 2011 at 11:22

    Rain omg omg rain!!!!!

  • Reply LexieD 28th January 2011 at 14:54

    What a lovely outfit, beautifully styled. The purple tights and scarf go well with the white dress,skinny belt and feminine fitted coat. my favorite bit is the clutch though.. feathers and the soft velvet … very pretty

  • Reply Kate 28th January 2011 at 14:55

    Should have titled the post ‘purple rain’, a tribute to Prince’s song ahahahaha.

    Lovely outfit your’re so Kawaii (italia font)

  • Reply Sam Grayson 28th January 2011 at 17:52

    found your blog through bloglovin – inlove wit your blog.

  • Reply Hye Yoon 28th January 2011 at 19:38

    Ooooo you lucky girl, please please please please tell us what it was like to meet the god in person!!!!!! I love Bi I love Bi Saranghaeeee!

  • Reply Francesca 28th January 2011 at 19:39

    What a jaw dropping outfit, I love Elizabeth Lau’s clothes. Cute.

  • Reply Castle In The Candy Floss Sky 29th January 2011 at 02:10

    The purple looks stunning on you – the best purple I ever seen 😀 😀

  • Reply Yue 29th January 2011 at 02:14

    My fellow friend mentioned about Rain being in London for the MCM signing, I knew the fact you would have some connection with the brand so I checked on here to see any clues….I was right!!!! OMG did you meet/talk to Rain in the flesh? Did you join the queue with the fans etc? I’d like to hear more.

    • Reply Kit @ Style Slicker 29th January 2011 at 19:38

      To all readers/commentators – Thanks for all the kind comments, I didn’t know some of you who are London based knew/heard of Rain/Bi…I’m surprised. I know you are eager to hear more about the event but I am waiting for MCM to post their account and photos up on their MCM blog. Please stay tuned.

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  • Reply Pete 29th January 2011 at 13:04

    You look amazing in those colours. *high 5*

  • Reply Cotton Bud 29th January 2011 at 20:27

    I don’t know who’s this guy is :S
    I adore your outfit esp the purple and your top knot hair tied with scarf.

  • Reply Fash Bash 29th January 2011 at 20:29

    You look gorgeous.

  • Reply Ling 29th January 2011 at 20:30

    I envy you :S

  • Reply Yan 30th January 2011 at 00:18

    Oh my godddd I am so JEALOUS!

  • Reply Tia 31st January 2011 at 02:45

    Love the whole look. Your clutch is divine is it still available in Reiss?

  • Reply Fashion Is A Drug 31st January 2011 at 02:46

    Nice post.

  • Reply Jinna 31st January 2011 at 15:35

    THIS, again, AMAZING. How do you pull off the bright purple tights so well? I’m in awe and in love <3 xo, Jinna.

  • Reply Abiha ali 3rd February 2011 at 09:29

    I have seen your blog its good, I m also working on it, its really helpful for me.Keep updates

  • Reply Shini 3rd February 2011 at 23:46

    OMG where is my rain photo :(

  • Reply Shini 3rd February 2011 at 23:47

    btw I don’t think I ever told you but I love your header oh so much x

    • Reply Kit @ Style Slicker 4th February 2011 at 00:33

      @Shini – Are you trying to spam my comment page? Dunno when you’re going to get your rain photo, maybe the photographer forgot to save it or accidently deleted yours 😛

  • Reply Shini 7th February 2011 at 16:51

    omg I hate you.

    • Reply Kit @ Style Slicker 7th February 2011 at 16:55

      @Shini – I hate you too (with love) BLEHHHHH!!! Your photos are no where to be seen.

  • Reply The Little Dust Princess 9th February 2011 at 02:51

    I’ve yet to try purple tights! And I own so many pairs of leggings/tights too. haha

    xx The Little Dust Princess

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