My colourful see-through Cambodian Adventure

My colourful see-through Cambodian Adventure

Hello everyone! I am glad to share with all of you my style tips for your ultimate Cambodian adventure so please read on and feel free to comment, share and ask questions!

Where would I go dressed like this?

I went and I would go again blending with the sunset and the beautiful hues of the Cambodian Buddhist Temples. I visited and I would visit again Seam Reap Artisans Angkor village to snoop around for timeless Cambodian handicrafts. Not only.

I would use see-through, joyful, comfortable clothes almost everywhere in Asia. In my understanding of a stylish globetrotter, in places like Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia and Bali, weather often equals three things ‘HOT, HUMID, GLUEY’. Black is not the best option, nor it is white when you have to walk on the red dusty roads of Siem Reap. Layering is absolutely forbidden unless one is attempting suffocation by natural causes. So what? I got it right with my sheer colourful tops and harem pants. Besides scientist say that bright clothes make us happy. Travelling colourful = double happiness.

Where would I not go dressed like this?

I would not go to a job interview. Too sheer, too vibrant. I would not go on a first date with my husband. Now that I know his thing about the simple elegance of a jeans and a T shirt in a solid colour. He had to learn to accept his vivid, bubbly wife. Not that he had a choice 😉

Who could wear this outfit? Fluid fabrics such as silks and chiffons are excellent for curvy women and for women with fuller figures. There you go, just be aware of the pattern as for fuller body shapes I would suggest abstract florals or paisleys, squiggles or spots instead of bold geometric patterns or lines which would not lie straight over your curves. 

The add-ons: when wearing so many shades, geometric patterns and flowers in an outfit, we really need to look in the mirror and remove the bold necklace, the hat with paillettes and our favorite LV bags. Have you not seen a little bit too often this sort of style crashing combos? Instead I do suggest wearing a playful, summery pair of earrings and a wide brim hat in a solid nuance. As for handbags and sandals, I went for the gold as I really did not want to add more colour to the outfit. Besides, everyone should own a pair of sandals and a handbag in their favorite metal. So next time you go shopping, make sure you tick these two from your must-haves-list.

A little thought about the colours: the WARMS are my absolute best picks and there are no warmer hues than corals and tangerines, daffodil yellows and ambers, rusty reds and mustards, or, oatmeals, chocolate browns and bronzes. One should feel the irresistible desire of dressing brightly just by hearing all these beautiful names. I know, I know, some of you are not sure what are their best colours. There is a service for this. It is called Full Colour Analysis.

How did I feel while wearing it? I felt so free and fluid! Like a butterfly!Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine. ~Jeffrey Glassberg

 

Any compliments: Most of the Cambodian people were trying to water-gun me. I took it as a compliment 

Little curiosity: I own a bunch of sheer harem pants and another one is on its way in a sssssssnakey pattern. When I do not want to go see-through, I simply …layer them. Yes, you heard me. I wear one pair of pants on the top of the other one.

 

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