Thursday, February 23, 2012

Win a #Secret Starlet dress from Pink Flare and 
a trove of beautiful beauty surprises from Vanity Trove!

How To Enter

1. LIKE our Facebook page here.

2. LIKE and SHARE the 'Pink Flare x Vanity Trove Giveaway' photo album on Facebook.

3. Leave as many comments as you like and spread the word! 

Note: The last day for entries is the 15th March. 2 winners will be picked on the 16th and each one will win a #Secret Starlet dress from Pink Flare (your choice of colour) and a trove of beauty surprises from Vanity Trove. 

Only entries that have 'liked' our page and also 'liked+shared' the album on Facebook will be entered for selection.

Read this blog entry to find out more about Vanity Trove! Or, head to their Facebook page or Twitter here.

Just in! Here's a sneak peek of what's going to be in the March troves for the giveaway: 

Good luck! :) 


Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Vanity Trove - A Box Of Beautiful Surprises!

For those who saw our Twitter and Facebook update about Vanity Trove and are curious about what's inside the box and what VT is about, read on! 

About Vanity Trove

Inspired by the concept of fukuburuko, the mystery grabbag style of presenting products from the fashion hub of Japan, VanityTrove presents a unique service right here in Singapore. This new trend is set to grab the hearts of ladies around the island who deserve some pampering!

Here's how it works:

1) Sign  up  for  an  account  and  subscribe  to  the  service  on  for  the  monthly   subscription  fee  of  only  S$25/-­  (inclusive  of  packing,  shipping  and  handling  fees)  or  S$300/-­  for  13   months  (1  month  free!)  

2) On  the  15  of  every  month,  VanityTrove  sends  out  specially  curated  sets  of  beautiful  surprises  to   paid  subscribers  

3) Receive  the  troves  hand-­delivered  to  you  and  enjoy  the  beautiful  surprises  within  it! 

For  S$25/-­,  you  get  to  receive  the  top  products  in  the  beauty  industry. Additionally,  our  beauty  experts  behind  the  scene  identify  and  pick  the  newest  beauty  trends  for  you  to  test. Beauty  sampling  and  pampering  has  never  been  made  so   accessible  and  affordable!  


Always excited about new beauty and fashion products here at Pink Flare, we had to give Vanity Trove a go and here's what we got in our February trove.

Pretty box!
Sliding it open...

The first thing that hit us was a really nice sweet smell, and this rose! What a lovely touch.

Hello Beautiful! 
A short note about this month's trove and descriptions of the items inside. 

Vouchers - we were particularly excited about the $50 one from Skin Inc!

Goodies in the box.

Pretty earrings.

A packet of tea.

Shampoo and Conditioner that contains black rice extract for lush treatment of hair.

SkinC eye mask from Skin Inc.

Filthy Farmgirl handmade soap.

OPI nail polish from Nicki Minaj's collection.

Nice smelling potpourri! 

Our verdict:
We were very impressed by the packaging and most surprised that the total value of the items in the box probably far exceeds $25. Mostly, we were excited about the idea of having a whole box full of surprises every month, and the chance to try out new beauty products!

If you'll like to give VanityTrove a go, you'll be happy to know that we're giving them away on our Facebook page . 'Like' our page, for more details! 

Or, if you can't wait to lay your hands on one, click here to order your very own box of Vanity Trove! Plus, here's a special treat for Pink Flare customers - email with the quote: "VT Loves Pink Flare" for an extra beauty treat! 

P/S Here's a shot of what was in their January trove! 

Have a great rest of the week everyone!


Saturday, February 18, 2012

New Season, New Ideas

New arrivals will be hitting the store tomorrow, Sunday at 1PM. 

Here are some of our favourite pieces!

We're so excited for launch. See you tomorrow girls!


Monday, February 13, 2012

New York Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 Part I

It's Day 4 of New York Fashion Week and although being so far away from the action, I am feeling fully immersed (almost!) in the revelry, thanks to social media platforms: Twitter, Instagram, Flipboard and Facebook. Sitting myself down in front of my laptop this evening and trawling through various fashion websites to view, or rather, drool over the various show collections, these are some of my favourite looks below. 

I am so very amazed by all the different fabrics, materials, mix of colours, and hairstyles, shoes, make-up etc. that completes a whole look. Mind-blowing! 

Prabal Gurung

Rebecca Minkoff

Alexander Wang

Jason Wu

Rachel Zoe

Helmut Lang


Herve Leger

Diane Von Furstenberg

Zac Posen

The gowns are amazing! I love the hair and make-up on the models, and the lovely Coco Rocha who walked exclusively for Posen this season.

To-die-for! (gown+Coco Rocha)

Derek Lam

Victoria Beckham

Cushnie Et Ochs

Kate Spade

On the sides, how cute is this picture of David Beckham and daughter, Harper arriving at Victoria's show!