Second Feature on IFB LINKS À LA MODE


Love, Life & The Latest Thing

This week NYFW hit the runways strutting everything we’ll be coveting over the next six months, but it’s also a time to think about love as Valentine’s Day closes out the week. Will you be celebrating? Some will, others will roll their eyes, but either way, it’s certainly fun to think about what we’ll be wearing. Continue reading


So… I Heard You Like Cats?

For the past few years, designers has taken ‘catwalk’ more literally. Cats are invading their catwalks. Well, not literally… but, you’ll see them portrayed in a lot of their designs. If you spend a lot of your time on the internet, you’ll realize that more than ever, cats nowadays might be in their closest status to they were in Ancient Egypt. Maybe this is the reason catwalks are called cat walks in the first place. Because fashion lovers are cat worshipers?

To merge your love for cat and fashion, there’s no need to go all ‘crazy cat lady’. Unless you’re walking on Jean Paul Gaultier’s Fall 2013 Runway of course. Here’s how translate your love for feline friends into four different types of looks


Like a black cat, if looking intriguing is something you’d like to achieve, then wear something like graphic cat eyeliner, and the soon to be iconic Brian Lichtenberg’s ‘Feline Meow’ sweatshirt. This way you’ll show off your love for feline friends without looking like a cat-human. Leaving a lot of rooms for people to interpret it themselves, and isn’t that exactly the point? edgycat eyefeline

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If you’re reading this, then i’ll probably be in Salatiga, Central Java, for a Ramadhan camp. That, and no access to the cyberspace. So chances are, i’m whether  busy finger painting with kids, entangled in the middle of French-accented English conversation with my new friends, or snapping my camera to almost everything i could find. Fortunately, i managed to schedule a post in order to get to you, despite of my departure.

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Dorm Room Lighting : Icicle Lights


as faux headboard slash wall art frame (via: instagram)

I’ve seen this trick everywhere in dorm decorating department. One of my friend has already done this. Her room turns out really good, and i really like the idea of it. My roommate and i had discussed about re-decorating our room for several times, and have agreed that icicle light is definitely a yes (… the way i say it makes it sounds serious…). Of course, not only the light itself is very cheap and can instantly give our room several notch up, but there are also soooooooo many possibilities on how to arrange those pretty little things. Here are some of my inspirations. Enjoy! Continue reading

DIY Studded Flats

Studs are everywhere this season. The shoes are studded, the shirts are studded, the bags, the headband, the bracelets, and pretty much everything are studded these days.  Studs can really give an edgy vibe to anything plain and i can’t help to fall in love with this trend. The good news about stud trends : it’s super DIY-able. Like these flats i made earlier, took me only about 15 minutes to transform this plain black flats into something more trend friendly. All you have to do is add some studs. That’s super easy, even for a DIY-Rookie like me.

Like i said, it’s super easy to make, but here’s a tutorial anyway… Continue reading