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The Perfect Pool Dress

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Dress: Tuulla – Backpack: Culture Riot – Flip Flops/Hat: Platinum Fashion Mall

Taking a quick break from my family holiday and Songkran celebrations to bring you a new outfit post! I was in Siem Reap, Cambodia last week to explore Angkor Wat. We booked a random hotel online and it ended up having what might be my favorite pool of all time! It was literally a work of art. Forcing myself to walk around hot and dusty temples each day was quite an achievement. I think I may return to Sarai Resort & Spa Siem Reap very soon – they also had some of the kindest, most genuine staff I’ve ever encountered!
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Everything is Cooler at W

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I’ve been lucky enough to get to visit many hotels in and around the city, but none of them have tickled my fancy quite like the W Hotel Bangkok. At first I was skeptical, given that the overall decor isn’t really my style, but they managed to have me totally hooked within 2 hours of walking in the door. It got to the point where I felt like they could see into my head, to do everything to entertain me in the best way possible. I was just like a kid in a candy shop, running around giggling over all the cool things.
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Stilettos & Jeans

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Top: Pomelo – Jacket: Zara – Shoes: Christian Louboutin

Jeans: Levi’s – Necklace: JOE Fresh – Bag: Kate Spade

Nothing beats skinny jeans and stilettos, especially when it’s Levi’s Revel Curve ID and a pair Louboutin. The Revel jeans hold their shape the exact way in which you bought them (so none of that stretching business) and the Curve ID means you will get the perfect fit. If it wasn’t so hot here I would probably live in them!
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Elephants Attack

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It took me several trips to Khao Yai to officially get charged at by a wild elephant. It was AWESOME. It was dark and we drove up beside her on the road, I rolled down my window and was half hanging out to get as close a picture as possible. We were about 10 feet away and right as I pushed the button to take the photo, she decided to run at our car. I gotta say, I didn’t know elephants could move so fast, it was like superhuman speed. Not to mention she stuck her trunk straight out in front of her as if she wanted to puncture our truck with it. Our encounter ended with me screaming and Paul flooring the gas as we swerved to the right, as not to actually come into contact with her trunk/weapon and thus escaping to safety. About 400 meters later, we encountered a park ranger who told us this specific herd likes to attack cars. Can you imagine being the size of an elephant and actually feeling as if you were powerful enough to attack gigantic pieces of metal? Now THAT is a boss notion.
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Mandalay, Myanmar

DSC_0161This post is filled with random thoughts and snapshots of our days in Mandalay. The experience was more than magic and once again, I am lacking the ability to describe it. But here are a few little stories, with relevant photos below each portion of text. Enjoy!
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There’s Nowhere Like Home

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Well friends, I am officially done University! Last night I arrived home to my parents house in Canada for the holidays – so happy to be here.

Although I still have an internship in Bangkok come January, the end of school marks a new beginning for myself, as well as A Piece of Elise. Although I am unsure as to what that means, you can expect more frequent posts from me…whether you like it or not.
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The New Zalora

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Big news, friends! Thailand’s virtual fashion world was taken to the next level this week with the launch of the “Thai Designers” section from Zalora Thailand. Basically, we can now shop the who’s who of Thai designers while seated in our silk bathrobes, waiting for our nails to dry and drinking a mimosa. Or more realistically, eating microwave popcorn, crying over Desperate Housewives, wearing probably no pants, but a really big Heineken graphic tee we got for free at the liquor store. Either way, it’s all good.
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I Love My Dione

Elise_PIERREBLAKE_0603To say that I’ve been stalking Dione Collection around Bangkok would be a bit of an understatement. Every time I see someone wearing with the clutch, I run up and talk to them. I was a very lucky girl one day when the lady I ran up to just so happened to be the designer herself. Win.
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The Lipstick Society

Lip PartyfinalAs you may have seen on my Instagram or Facebook, this Saturday November 22nd I will be hosting The Lipstick Society. This is my very first party as “A Piece of Elise” and I am very excited. I have been interacting with you all for many months over the internet, now I finally get the chance to meet some of you in person. I am really looking forward to it, but I am also a little nervous. I hope I can live up to your expectations! 
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