Some Non Makeup Items I’ve Been Loving Lately

I am an accessories person. I love my shoes, my rings, my earrings, my bangles, my watches and my necklaces. However, since I have to carry Ashton around, I’ve minimized wearing necklaces (he has a very strong grip and pull!) and dangling earrings to avoid unwanted accidents. I’ve been working out regularly as well, and shoes are the most important. I have a pair of old Adidas, and it’s very well worn. I wore it to the recent Viper Challenge, and I think it’s time to say goodbye after that obstacle course. Say hello to my new Nike! I’ve had this for a couple of months, and I love it! I love that it’s bright and airy, no smelly feet, but stable enough for heavier lifting in the gym and light enough for a run. This is a gift from my parents in law, and I think I need another pair. This is my only pair of good shoes at the moment.






And… watches. I love my watches. I usually buy based on looks and not functionality. Hahaha! I especially love these chunky type watches because they look cool and they double as a bangle. I also have a more delicate one, which is in rose gold, and I’ll show you another time. This one though, I bought it about 6 years ago, and it’s still going strong. And the best thing is it only cost me RM80 – which is less than US20 at the current exchange rate. It’s a steal, I think!



bangle watch



Another watch I’ve been wearing is a wooden watch. Is it a trend now, wooden watches? I was approached by Jord wooden watches to try this out, and after reading Tracy’s write up on it, I said yes. I picked a unisex one, and I think I picked it right. It’s a Fieldcrest Green Sandalwood which in my opinion, isn’t too bulky and isn’t too feminine either. The color green is actually a murky beige, which I think will darken over time. I’ve been wearing it regularly, but there are no changes to the color just yet. Also, just to show you what it looks like on men, I got my husband to hand model it for you. See? Works just fine 🙂



Jord men Jord woman



What accessories have you been wearing lots of lately? What is the one accessory that you must have on your body before leaving the house, well, other than shoes of course?



xoxo Lily



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  • Nice pick on the watch! And I love those Nikes-I need a new pair, so I’m going to look for these!

    • Lily

      I have my eye on a pair of Adidas actually! But I’ll just wait for the sale. ..

  • Nice Nikes! I really should get a new pair, it might make me want to run, who knows haha! And lovely watches, tell your husband he makes a good hand model, but thats also because you were probably the photographer and have a good eye 😉

    • Lily

      I hate running. Hahaha! But looks like I’ll need to train for it to build stamina. And thanks for the compliment. He actually directed me how to take the photo 🙂

  • Hey Lily, fancy kicks! Your parents in law did well!

    I like the wooden watch on other people, but it’s not a style I think I can pull off. I always wear the same accessories tho! My engagement ring, wedding ring, the necklace Dr. D gave me several years ago, and maybe the bracelet he gave me one Christmas. I wonder when I can scam a new piece out of him haha (naturally I can buy my own, but I tend to get bored of those faster for some reason).

    • Lily

      I sense a similarity in your accessories. They’re all gifts from Dr D! Maybe he should buy you more 🙂

  • Liz

    Love the runners! And that watch looks great on Mr. ChloeAsh.

    Nearly bought a pair of ankle boots yesterday but glad I didn’t since I had to buy textbooks today. I should sell more makeup, lol.

    • Lily

      Hahaha! Sell makeup for textbooks. Can you get textbooks on loan there? I remember buying used textbooks. So much cheaper. Student life you know. But hey, ankle boots are hot. I went through a boots phase and I don’t know what to do with them now. Some are knee high and I won’t be going anywhere cold in the near future. I hope those leather won’t go hard on me.

      • Liz

        I tried to buy used only in the last couple of years at school, lol. I LOVED fresh new books! For the current course, I looked for electronic copies or hard copies in libraries but was forced to buy them in the end. Depends on the books – some stuff are just hard to find.

  • I got a pair of Nikes this summer, too, and I love them! Super comfy and lightweight. I love that they come in fun colors, now, too. Remember when they were all just white or black? Hahaha.

    • Lily

      That’s right. They used to be just black or white. Lol lol! It’s finitely more trendy now. Even the clothes are getting way beyond their normal t shirts.

  • Hey Lily, I stopped wearing earrings and necklaces since Ezra was born too!! So instead I pile all my accessories on my arm now… I hardly even wear watches cos I keep banging into stuff. And flats. Gosh I never used to wear flats before LOL!

    • Lily

      Omg I hear you. Flats! I haven’t worn heels since I quit my job. I wear flats and also my Birkenstocks. Lol

  • Those Nikes look so cool! I may need another pair of gym shoes some time soon too, and I’ve loved the look of the newer Nike models for a while now.

    • Lily

      I think Nike designs are getting trendier, and cooler! I have my eye on some new ones, but gosh, they’re really expensive here.