Cereal Killer

One fun fact about me: I love cereal. I usually have up to four different cereals stored in my refrigerator, so that I can have cereal buffets for breakfast whenever I please. I cannot tell you guys how long I have been waiting to use this title; finally it is ninety nine point nine percent relevant to my content today!

Have I ever mentioned how hot and humid Malaysia is? Oh wait I think I have, only about 21377 times, I think. But just in case this is your first time here in Affordorable, let me share this one piece of info with you: it is hot AND humid here in Malaysia.

So for a hijabi like me, layering isn't usually a practical option - not that practicality is my main concern, because I do layer occasionally. 
OK, I always layer, because fashion. 
But on a more serious note: seriously, to please my personal style preferences, I find it challenging to try look good while dressing modestly without resorting to layering, so I basically have to "teach" and challenge my body to adapt under the weight of more than one layer. I mean, you can't expect us to see a cute menswear-inspired oversized blazer in Topshop and not want to throw that on our shoulders on a date night, OK?

In all honesty, does my logic make sense? If it does / doesn't, please let me know by commenting, because this can turn out to be a good discussion, I think.

On regular days though, when I just want to pop out and run errands quickly, I always want to wear something that I can throw on without having to add anything else underneath (like a see-through top) or on top (like a t-shirt) and walk out the door. I don't have many options for those, to be honest, so it's always a delight when there's a new addition for this purpose. So here it is, guys, my comfy long-sleeved "cereal killer" print top. (PS: Why doesn't my local grocer carry Fruit Loops, what a travesty.)

Wearing: Pull & Bear cereal top  |  H&M high-waisted pants  |  Adidas Neo sneakers


  1. You would love the cafe (www.cerealkillercafe.co.uk) Liyana!
    It is in London and super-trendy.
    I think your blouse looks like it is covered in Cheerios...what are fruit loops??
    I am obviously a ametuer when it comes to cereal knowledge!
    As for the weather....
    I thought that covering your body was a cooler option than exposed skin when in hot and humid temperatures?
    Although, to be honest, I don't have much experience of hot and humid.
    You would be in layering heaven, here in Scotland....could you make a waterproof hijab??!! :oP
    Great photos.

    1. Hi Samantha!

      Yesss, I've read all about the cafe before! Some of my Instagram friends have been there, and I always go green looking at their photos! It's my dream to go there one day - it'll be such an amazing experience for me as a cereal-lover.

      About covering up, I've read that scientifically, covering your skin in humid weathers help keeps you cooler supposedly, but I actually always find exposing my skin keeps me cool(er). It's probably the sweat evaporating that's providing the cooling sensation, I think (I know this doesn't sound attractive, but we do tend to sweat more here!).
      But in cases when the sun is shining super bright straight at me, I much prefer to keep my skin covered, to prevent the "stinging" feeling.
      Sincerely hoping I'm making sense here!


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I'm a modest blogger based in Malaysia. Here on The Good Weekender, you can find journals of my evolving modest personal style, based on the art of looking casually stylish while still remaining modest, and doing it all on a budget.