Monday, 1 September 2014

Oversized

Sweatshirt : Linton Global College 
Pants : H&M
Slip Ons : Online (you can get one from YHF)
Watch : Daniel Wellington
Beaded Bracelet : Gift from a Korean friend







Been raining these few days and I was browsing my sweater collection and found this gem. This sweatshirt holds a lot of memories. One, I got it from one of my favourite professor back in Korea who have passed on. He was really a fighter. He fought his illness for years and I have no idea he was sick till my last few weeks in Korea. This sweatshirt was the only piece left in his office and he said, "first come first serve". Being the ever kiasu Sinagporean me, I ran down to his office right after class. 

To any NYP students out there majoring in business courses, I urge you to take up the opportunity to study abroad for a semester in the country of your choice. You'll gain valuable experience, know yourself better and make lots of international friends. Yes, the timeframe of 4-6 months away from your loved ones is hard but keep on motivating yourself that this is once in a lifetime opportunity you wouldn't want to miss. Being financially capable is also something you have to consider. I wanted to opt for one of the European country but after the discussion with my parents, I am thankful that my parents do allow me to do a semester abroad and that I should help them to cut down on expenses as much as I could thus choosing Korea as my destination country.

It was really hard at first and being really close to my parents and A, I felt the loneliness and what's worst is the distance. It got better as days goes by and I kept telling myself to enjoy my time as much as I can as 4 months will fly away really fast. True enough, as the day of departure from Korea drew nearer, I was really reluctant to leave. Korea is just awesome. My professors made the extra effort to keep international students feel at home and we can all discuss about anything and everything. Something that I do not really experience here in Singapore. Also, make as many international friends as you can! With that, I do miss being crazy with my international friends. 

Pardon for this long post but, don't miss this opportunity if it comes by your way! 

Paired up my sweatshirt with baggy pants and slip ons as I wanted the laid-back look. September is here and may this month be a better one for us all. Till the next one!

photos by Amin

Much Love,
Zahra J.

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Back.

Hijab: Vietnam
Monochrome Outerwear: Thrifted
Top: Cotton On
Boyfriend Jean: Cotton On
Shoe: SOESG








Hi everyone! *spikes dust away. I hope all of you are in great health! Its the month of August and of course, my favourite month as not only its our nation's birthday but yours truly too! Although I do not quite enjoy birthdays as I grow older, (cos I'd like to stay 21 throughout) I love how that friends wished me and it gives me the opportunity to catch up with friends whom I have not spoken to for awhile. Alhamdulillah for that. =)

For my muslim readers, I hope its not too late to wish all of you, Selamat Hari Raya! 

After wearing traditional outfits for every weekend throughout this month, I finally got the chance to dress casually and my dearest photographer is back! Hence, getting myself back to blogging too. I'm still not over my boyfriend jeans craze (plus, if you follow me on Instagram, you might have a rough idea on why I am saving moolahs at any opportunity I can). So, I try to mix and match my clothes as much as I can. Here's my pick! Smart casual. 

I am open to all enquiries, advertorial and collaboration. Just drop me an email at withinmyhijab@gmail.com.

photos by Amin

Much Love,
Zahra J

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