Are you thinking, "That green pyjama-like suit on Liyana looks so cool" or "Oh God, whatever possessed Liyana to put on a PYJAMA in broad daylight?"

Truth be told, I accept both of these opinions because this green matchy set does extraordinarily resemble a pyjama — albeit the most fab pyjama ever, though, amirite? As fab as I thought it was, the suit was relatively pricier than most of my existing clothes so I slept on it for two weeks before taking the plunge (basically reinforcing my collector status).

PS: It isn't actually a pyjama though, don't worry, plus it should be noted that the heavy material feels like it would be very uncomfortable to sleep in.

I absolutely adore this suit; I hadn't owned anything sage green in my closet, plus HOW DELIGHTFUL ARE THE PRINTS guys, with drawings of Malaysia's national flower the hibiscus and coconut trees?

I bought it with a clear understanding that not everyone is going to like it. In fact, I know that most people I know wouldn't even be caught wearing it. I can only attribute my desire to own this suit to one thing: fashun, the word that is thrown around a lot by style enthusiasts, and used by me to describe something about my outfit that I know would not be universally (or more accurately, locally) accepted but yet is SO ME anyway.

People might think this sage green pyjama suit isn't the most tasteful thing ever but I'm OK with that, as I'm reminded of this quote:

"A little bad taste is like a nice splash of paprika. We all need a splash of bad taste - it's hearty, it's healthy, it's physical. I think we could use more of it. No taste is what I'm against."
- Diana Vreeland

I'm always trying to zero in on what my personal style really is but it's hard to do when my individualistic style naturally evolves over time. I love experimenting too much anyway that trying to narrow down my style to merely a word or two has never proven to be a success. (Extroverted might just be one of them, though, but not the only one either!)

For this reason, I find turning to my favourite quotes by notable figures in the fashion and media industries useful in guiding me through my experimental style journey, in helping me find pieces that are me — just like this pyjama suit.

I sincerely hope they will help you in your own journey too 

"I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful but also to reassure them, give them confidence."
- Yves Saint Laurent

"I think that there is beauty in everything. What "normal" people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it."
- Alexander McQueen

"Buy less, choose well."
- Vivienne Westwood

    "When a woman says "I have nothing to wear!", what she really means is there's nothing here for who I'm supposed to be today."
    - Caitlin Moran

    "Fashion should be a form of escapism and not a form of imprisonment."
    Alexander McQueen

    "Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It's not about brands. It's about something else that comes from within you."
    - Ralph Lauren

    Thank you for reading this, I'll see you soon with another fashun post! xxoo

    Wearing: Topshop sage green printed "pyjama" blazer  |  Topshop sage green printed pants  |  Topshop t-shirt  |  Champagne mules from Haji Lane, Singapore  |  Round wicker bag from Jakarta, Indonesia

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