12 June 2012

Light and easy - To the grocer, to the grocer!

Good day, everyone!  This was me, on the way to stock the fridge.  This was the best outfit I could pull out of my closet considering the current temperature in Dubai and the purpose of the outing.  You might think what is the big deal, it's just grocery shopping?! But it is not as simple for me.




You see, to be able to stock my fridge and satisfy everybody's need and try to save realistically at the same time (I am not allowing myself to be robbed by some of these stores, no way!)  I have to visit 2-3 stores in one outing.  Don't get me wrong, I love this city but the inconsistency of the stuff found here is appalling!  Therefore I had to visit many stores in order to find the things I need for the house.  One store sells good vegetables but bad salad, I mean dead! The other is reasonably priced but has limited choices of dairy product.  Another has the best cut of meat but skinny chicken and it goes on and on...

Therefore on my grocery day, I would be running around like the headless chicken in the quest to see some smiling faces around the table.  Thank God for Captain who insists that I drag him along every time.










:: Outfit ::

Top : Basic Bop similarsimilar on sale
Linen Pants : GAP similar in fabulous yellow
Scarf : Stradivarius online here
Sandals : Anne Klien lusting over this one
Bag : Mulberry Alexa similar for a lot less
Pictures by : AB

64 comments:

  1. Smart-lah the scarf. But OMG, you bring Alexa for grocery shopping?? I think MoE must be in the list then? ;-)

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    1. Hehehe.. Carrefour la, Cik R, together with Union and Park and Shop. Scarf lawa kan? Murah je.. :)

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  2. Great Outfit ,love the Scarf!

    xoxo

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  3. I really like the crisp, cool whites with that colorful scarf! Perfect for surviving the heat, and chilly frozen foods section simultaneously. :)

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  4. Love the scarf and purse. Wow - grocery shopping sounds like a whole day affair for you. It was like that for me when I lived in NYC. Chicago has huuuuge groceries stores with aisle after aisle. It's almost ridiculous!

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    1. How lucky! I wish.. it's important for me to put something decent on the table.. well, we try our best :)

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  5. This is a great outfit for summer! I think you can still carry your speedy 25 ;) Our grocery stores in the US have nothing but large aisles! It's insane.

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  6. That floral scarf is so chic and adds the perfect touch of color to this look. And re: your grocery shopping needs...WOW! That sounds insane. Here in NYC it's one stop shopping for me...even if I don't find exactly what I need, that's all I'd be able to bear!
    xL

    http://themarcystop.blogspot.com

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  7. love how the scarf adds a splash of color to your minimal look! You look gorg!
    www.thehautecookkie.com

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  8. I wonder how many hours you spend on grocery shopping
    because you have to visit more than one store in one outing
    and good to know how gentleman captain is!
    I like the outfit, darling! It looks so comfy and perfect outfit for a
    sunny Dubai.

    http://www.momfashionworld.com/

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  9. I LOVE white on white and this is simple, sophisticated and smart. Gorgeous as usual!

    Good luck with future grocery outings - my husband's schedule limits how often he can come with me, so it's usually just me lugging around all three boys that are less than eager to be grocery shopping with me!

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    1. Same with my boys.. not eager at all!

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  10. I love that scarf. I have to do the same thing for grocery shopping too! Maybe it's because I'm too picky...haha.

    Tara
    Penniless Socialite

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  11. I really love your bag!!!^^

    xoxo

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  12. That scarf is absolutely gorgeous! I love it! And you have a Mulberry Alexa! I am obsessed with Mulberry bags, I have 3 and regularly wear them! I really like your blog, it would be nice if you could stop by my blog sometime too (I'm from England) as I post my outfits and more :) :)

    www.raindropsofsapphire.com

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  13. How frustrating! At least you look breezy and fabulous! I love the scarf.

    Amy

    fashionandbeautyfinds.blogspot.com

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  14. What a hassle and waste of time! Well, at least you look fabulous doing it!!

    <3 Jenny
    www.crazystylelove.com

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  15. Great outfit especially for the weather and grocery shopping- I feel your pain! I am always shocked at how some of the grocery stores carry such poor quality products and get away with the selling price!
    http://starvogue84.blogspot.com

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  16. you are so elegant!


    http://babyrouge.blogspot.com/

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  17. I need to try wearing a scarf like this, it looks gorgeous!

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  18. hi dear¡¡ so nice and elegant outfit¡¡ i really love your scarf and your sandals¡¡¡ xoxo

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  19. Hi! I read a couple of your posts and I loved your style! This green scarf you have is amazing! What do you think if we followed eachother? Kisses, Rita

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  20. Cute scarf! Finding good quality food for the price is always a constant challenge for me too.

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  21. Love your scarf, it's so springy =) Great sunnies and you have one of my dream bags. I just love your entire bag collection!

    xoxo,
    Suzie Q
    www.StyleCueBySuzieQ.com

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  22. Looks comfy. but cute. And the Mulberry is divine!

    xo,
    Courtney (your newest follower)
    http://girlavantgarde.wordpress.com/

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    1. Thanks Courtney.. I appreciate it :)

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  23. I love how you spiced up your white outfit with a very pretty scarf. I LOVE your bag!

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    1. Thanks, Sylvia :) You are a doll

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  24. Well you look great doing it all! I'm the same way, I save my major shopping trips until the weekend and go with my husband. It's like a weekend ritual now! I'm thankfully that he wants to do that with me. May god increase the love between you to :)

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    1. P, darling! Been a while! I posted a Malaysian dish recipe in case you want to try.. always have you in mind when I do the recipe post :)

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  25. Wow what a beautiful scarf!!! I love how your pair it with a white outfit, your scarf creates such a statement :)

    ang-closet365.blogspot.ca

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  26. hello dear,
    great blog
    want to follow each other?

    :)

    http://kleiderhauli.blogspot.de

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  27. A pretty simple ensemble of white tee and pants made special by the addition of that gorgeous scarf and the pretty gold cuff! Great!
    It's the same here! Some grocers carry good fresh produce but the meats are not great! Some have the herbs I want but nothing else... on an on it goes so we visit 2-3 markets to stock up for the week!
    Have a lovely day my dear friend!

    http://danaslookbook.blogspot.com/

    XOXO Dana

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  28. I found your blog via The Purse Forum and I love it.
    You've got such great style.
    xx

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    1. Thank you! I know you BB.. you are one stylish lady yourself with quite a collection! I'm honored :)

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  29. That's a great outfit! Love the scarf. And I'm forever in love with that bag!


    x
    Angie
    sundaybelle.com

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  30. Obsessed with this, my favourite so far! AND hello Alexa!!

    xx
    Couture Caddy

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  31. Wow !! you look so chic in this subtle ensemble !! Thanx for your lovely comment ... Wanna follow each other ?

    ❤ StylishByNature.com

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  32. Great outfit!!!

    http://estilohedonico.blogspot.pt/

    xoxo

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  33. Love your scarf!

    Thanks for passing by my blog ;)

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  34. Too chic for the grocer Mrs. C...hahah....Can I seriously have your floral scarf? Its so pretty!!!

    Rebecca
    www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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  35. Done! Let's keep in touch! And again, I love you scarf! Kisses

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  36. your blog is lovely
    I'll be happy if you check out my blog too=)

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  37. Lovely scarf. You look quite stylish for a grocery shopping but that makes the trip a bit more fun and enjoyable.

    So grateful my grocery store is decent and i dont have to run 10 other places to get everything on the list. That sounds exhausting having to go from store to store. Let alone just going to one store, i have enough trouble..lol.

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  38. love the scarf and your mulberry - such a classic :)

    www.beckspick.com

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  39. Oh my God…This is so so cool. Your blog totally rocks!!!
    Best Regards
    Miss Margaret Cruzemark
    http://margaretcruzemark.blogspot.com/

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  40. Great outfit for the summer. Yup, definitely need to get a pair of white jeans. Seeing way too many bloggers looking amazing in white pants.

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    1. Good for summer I plus I really like white clothing items!

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  41. Love the amazing bag!

    xo Jo

    http://whiterosesandcoffee.blogspot.ca/

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  42. Love the mulberry. Its my fav bag! I just saw your from Dubai. I was born there :) Would you like to follow eachother?

    xo Andrea
    http://uskar-vor-inspire.blogspot.ca/

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  43. Love the scarf,and the white on white!

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  44. Clean chic outfit. Love that you combined it with the floral scarf. Yes that bag is awesome :D
    xoxo

    glamDevils

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  45. Classy and casual! It's hard to do that and you have done it with such ease :)

    www.wardrobemenu.blogspot.com

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  46. Cute crisp look! Love how you added the scarf for a punch of color!

    xx
    Giovanna
    www.oliveandanarrow.com

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  47. great scarf. it really pops with the look!
    xxxo
    ola
    www.stylesbyola.com

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