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Vintage Bling Car

I was on my shopping adventure along Orchard Road when I saw this 1983 Panther Kallista. I promptly whipped out my camera and started to take photos – it’s not everyday you chance upon a vintage car in such fab condition!

1983 Vintage Panther Kallista

Kallista by the Panther Car Company
The Kallista was produced by the Panther Car Company from 1982 through 1990. The Kallista used Ford mechanicals, had an aluminium body over a purpose-built steel chasis, and performance was deemed good with a sprint to 60 mph (96.6km/h) in under 8 seconds. In bimbotic terms – the car looked damn cool and drove well. And definitely a chick magnet.

Vintae Panther Kallista

Looks like the owner spared no expense in refurbishing the interior; quilted leather seats with crystal-studded details…

Vintage Panther Kallista

The entire car was jaw-droppingly crystal-encrusted all over. Wow. Drool.

Vintage Panther Kallista

The steering wheel even had its own bling crown logo, and check out the crystallised brake pedals. I wondered if the car horn went “honk honk” or “bliiiing bliiiing”…

Vintage Panther Kallista

Even the car plate wasn’t overlooked. If I ever needed a transportation means for my superhero persona, this would be it, my bling mobile. It shoots crystals instead of bullets, and can blind the enemy with its shine :)


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4 Oct: The Day I Caught Crocodiles, Snakes and Lots of Gold

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

My stash of Anna Dello Russo at H&M! I think I burnt a large hole in my pocket, boo hoo!

4 October was the day I caught a crocodile, lots of snakes and gold. Nope, I haven’t turned Indiana Jones, I just went to try my luck at getting some of Anna Dello Russo at H&M jewelry pieces. It was definitely a good day, cos’ I got every single piece I was craving for, plus a few more (naughty hands, I told you to leave those alone!!).

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

The store at Orchard Building, Singapore opened at 10AM. Customers were let in by the 20s, and given 10 minutes to shop. A useful tip would be to note down the items you want and map out your route while queuing, cos’ once you enter you only have 10 minutes and it will be like a supermarket dash.I always remembered my first H&M collaboration – I wasn’t aware of the 10-minute rule, and got a rude shock when the store announced “Customer, you have one minute left.” Lucky that I am a well-trained shopaholic *wink* 

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

It was good there were mannequins showing which shelves the items I wanted were at.

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

Mad rush to grab like they were free. The trolley cases went the fastest, followed by the mini clutches and turquoise bangles. Heard the collection did really well in Europe. While the items did move, I didn’t really feel the excitement or hear any squeals from ecstatic shoppers at the Singapore store. Most of the shoppers were Caucasians or Middle Eastern…perhaps the collection was a bit too loud for the typical Singaporean.

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

Store Display. I am amazed I still managed to find time to take some photos LOL! I think the sales staff were astonished too, cos’ the other shoppers were so busy grabbing stuff! Oh dear, I think I am going blog-crazy LOL.

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

My 2 bagfuls in a 10-minute spree. Damn. My wallet bleeds.

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

Yay!

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

Opening up my stash at home…

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

This is my favourite piece in the collection. I first saw a similar crocodile choker in a Korean drama and searched high and low for it but to no avail – perhaps cos’ it’s so crazy the manufacturers doubted they could find enough crazy people to buy it. So you can imagine my excitement when I saw this.

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

Amazing bejeweled 3-coil snake bangle

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

An intricate snake choker. I must say the pieces are quite well-made for a high street brand.

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

Gold bling-bling coil bracelet. I have so many wonderful pieces to attend events with chum Darren! He always makes me laugh with his ‘who-on-earth-would-wear-that?!’ expression and humorous comments – yeah, at my expense.

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

Oooh, this is SO pretty. I will feel like a baroness in a Victorian era wearing this. Absolutely lurve it!

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

Over-the-top sunnies. I am so loving the crocodile sunnies, although the left one with a chain feels a bit heavy. Let’s see how the wear test goes.

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

I wasted no time in wearing my croco sunnies to a swell staycation with an amazing swimming pool.

Anna Dello Russo for H&M Accessories Collection

That’s Darren’s response to my sunnies – “You’ve gone looney, girl!” haha :D

Watch this blog as I debut the rest of the pieces on Look of the Day!
xoxo