Don’t cross the bridge until you come to it

11th January 2013

Kit Lee 1

Style Slicker 3

London Embankment

Style Slicker 1

Style Slicker 2

My long period of festive break consists of banning my usual snacking habits Pringles and Nissin pot noodles, trying to master Thousand Character Classic (千字文) a type of Chinese alphabet poem to familarise-memorise one thousand unique characters.  It’s a complex and piss take system which I was never taught at home and Saturday school, but at least I know how to use radical stroke count in Chinese calligraphy and traditional dictionary, thanks to my late Grandpa.  I hope 2013 will be the start of a fruitful year, I, myself do not wish to have a complacent attitude towards success (the blog and my skill set) but remain critical and prudent about the challenges ahead.


My outfit: Sweater c/o Benetton, Jeans c/o Levi’s, Leather jacket from Hong Kong, Camo jacket from Blitz London, Boots (10 years old) from Nine West, Gloves from Burberry, Fuck You phone case c/o Candies Gifts, Bag c/o Rabeanco.  Cheers Shini for the outfit snaps. 

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  • Charlie 11th January 2013 at 17:53

    Happy new year Kit! Lets go for Viet soon. I’m already slowly getting sucked into the vortex that is fashion week.

    I love these graphic shots, so much contrast! Also the new clean blog look! x

  • Kayleigh 11th January 2013 at 18:19

    Love your outfit. xox

  • Olga K 11th January 2013 at 19:32

    I love your obscene phone case LOL, Happy New Year Kit there’s so many things to do and learn in 2013.

  • Fashion Hot 11th January 2013 at 20:00

    I don’t what thousand character classic is, it sounds like Darwin stroke Newton stroke Physics stroke Latin, good luck with that.

  • HFD 11th January 2013 at 20:14

    Can’t believe you’re 30 in the picture.
    Love your outfit.

  • Guxuan 11th January 2013 at 21:02

    超美 o.O

  • Slow Slow 11th January 2013 at 21:58

    Great use of proverb that you’ve incorporated with your post, let’s hope 2013 be a good one.

  • Vikky Lin 11th January 2013 at 22:16

    Well said Kit, you’ve made a valid point, a successful blogger shouldn’t be too complacent about what lies ahead but remain true to self and judgement. I wish you all the best and keep the quality going. ADD OIL!

  • Lana 11th January 2013 at 22:45

    So cute.

  • Nora 11th January 2013 at 23:10

    Happy new year! Glad to see you back! Love the layering and the clash of prints – a great first post to come back to 🙂

  • Babble 12th January 2013 at 08:01

    Great post! Just found your blog through Shini, and I’m so glad I did!

  • Ingrida van der Hagen 12th January 2013 at 14:09

    Your phone case is hilarious!

  • Anaisey 12th January 2013 at 14:10


  • Rainmermaid 12th January 2013 at 14:21

    I’m very surprised you wanted to master the Chinese character classic especially you’re a BBC, not sure what level you are at in Chinese language and writing, it shouldn’t be too difficult I’m guessing it would take a few years?

  • I AM A SHEWOLF 12th January 2013 at 14:58

    So cute, love the boots! x

  • Théa Unknown 12th January 2013 at 15:04

    You’re so great!


  • Cool Milk 12th January 2013 at 15:04

    千字文? Aiyoooo, good luck.

  • Se Hyun 12th January 2013 at 15:32

    귀여운 >.=

  • Duck 12th January 2013 at 16:52

    Aaaaand we’re candies twins! Except mine has a zombie panda on it so I WIN.

  • Jonelle 12th January 2013 at 23:28

    Goodness, Pringles! I hate them and I do eat them from time to time when I’m bored.

  • Kit 12th January 2013 at 23:29

    @Jonelle Funny, I eat them when I’m bored too!

  • Eddie 12th January 2013 at 23:33

    You have an attractive profile face 😀
    Who needs to learn thousand character classic? Simplied character is the new traditional.

  • M 13th January 2013 at 00:10

    Cute shots.

  • stephanie 13th January 2013 at 00:11

    Your Rabeanco bucket bag look so cool.

  • Chloe 13th January 2013 at 02:36

    Love your phone case.

  • Mat 13th January 2013 at 19:32

    i hope this year is off to a good start for you Kit, hopefully i can actually get a semi decent job this year

  • Megan Eltringham 14th January 2013 at 07:19

    Love your casual outfit, the weather looks milder in the picture.

  • Amanda Style 14th January 2013 at 11:03

    I hope you’ll achieve something amazing this year.

  • Sarah Lise 14th January 2013 at 17:52

    You look so happy and cute here, nevermind the rude phone case LOL.

  • Marlene @ chocolatecookiesandcandies 15th January 2013 at 20:39

    Well, you’re 1000 characters ahead of me. Even my 6 year old knows more Chinese characters than me. Embarrassing.

  • Maryalice 19th January 2013 at 18:38

    Thanks for posting these thoughtful quotes

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