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#MCM | Adam Gallagher


Hello everyone!

Seems like I’ve never done something like this before. Well, the concept behind this is just to tell you about these amazing men that I have in line for you, haha. I’m just going to show you some men that I have in mind who are not only good looking, but who also have a quite succesfull career of their own. It can vary from bloggers and youtubers to artist and singers. Shall we start with this handsome dude overhere?

Adam Gallagher

Adam gallagher  is a succesfull 24 years old fashion blogger. With his blog, named I AM GALLA, he reaches millions of readers, but we’ll talk about that later. Adam is born on October 10th, 1991. He is 5’11, that is something like 180cm – goddamn, that’s a really beautiful height, wish I was that tall. Adam has 1.8+ million followers on Instagram, 134.966 fans on Lookbook and 34.621 followers on Twitter. Anyways, I couldn’t find much information about him. It seems like he keeps his private life quite private, haha. I really hope that I can meet him someday!

I AM GALLA

As I already said before, I am Galla is Adam’s highly-popular men’s fashion blog. He doesn’t only share his sense of fashion, but also stuff about lifestyle, travel and photography. I am Galla started as a hobby that turned into a fulltime career. Gallagher started his blog when he was only 17 years old and slowly it got more popular and now by the age of 24 his blog is one of the most recommended and viewed under the men’s fashion category. I am Galla has won a few times the bloglovin’ award for Best Men’s Fashion Blog and Gallagher has worked with some serious big brands in the fashion industry such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Armani, Gucci, Hugo BOSS, Rayban and so on – So, he is quite the big deal, hahaha. If you ever need a fashion helpdesk, you should definitely check his blog out, but of course I’m your first choice, hahaha. Nah, just kidding!

Blog | Lookbook | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | Pinterest

Snapchat: iamgalla

I’m sorry that I couldn’t find a lot of information about him, I’m usually quite good at this kind of thing, but it looks like Adam is better at keeping his private stuff private, hahaha. I always say we’ve gotta do with what we have. If you guys find some interesting fact or information, let me know in the comments below! Oh and also let me know if you like these kind of post. Here below, you can find some pics/outfit that I liked the most!

Loves,

Jaychi

“Enjoy & Live”

Pictures are not mine. All the credits belong to the rightful owner.

P.S. If you are ever interested, I did find an interview that adam did with Lookbook

20 facts about me


Hello everybody!

Since I’ve been away for so long I think I’ve changed a bit. So, for y’all to catch up with who I am again, here are 20 facts about me:

  1. I’m Asian, Chinese to be precisely
  2. I’m born and raised in The Netherlands
  3. I’m 163 cm tall, that’s something like 5’3
  4. Beyoncé is my #1 idol
  5. My birthday is on 14th September and I’m born in 1997
  6. My birthday is 10 days after Beyoncé’s and 2 days after Connor Franta’s
  7. This year I’m turning 19
  8. Even tho, I’m 18, but in my mind I’m still  16 years old
  9. My mom is from China, but my dad is from Malaysia
  10. I’ve been to Malaysia 6 times, if I’m correct and China 5 times
  11. I love fashion and travelling
  12. But I hate flying, because I get headache when the plane is departing
  13. I have FOMO which stand for Fear Of Missing Out. I’m an extrovert, can’t help it
  14. I’m a very free spirited and open minded person so I can talk about anything
  15. I took dance lessons in the past and I joined dance competitions and I also won some competitions!
  16. When I was younger I was more of a introvert type. I was REALLY shy
  17. I was also depressed in the past, but luckily I got out of it
  18. Some times I still feel insecure about myself and get depressed, but eventually I will get out of it
  19. Jaychi is not my registerd name, it’s my Western name. People who are closed to me know my registerd name
  20. I came up with my Western name myself 😀

If you have any other questions that I have not answered here yet, please let me know in the comments below or tweet me. Thank you so much for taking the time to check out my blog. I know life can get crazy and hectic, haha. See you in my next post!

Loves,

Jaychi

“Enjoy & Live!”

Back and ready!


Hey whats up, it’s been awhile! – that Zayn reference tho.

Anyways, hello everyone and of course it has been awhile. How are you all doing? I’m literally doing real good. There isn’t actually a reason why I haven’t been posting anything in a long time. I think it is because I changed to another blogname and url and I have been doing other stuff in my life as well. Now, that I’m back, I think it is my responsibility to update you all on what have and has happened in my life so far.

I’ve got my driver license!

Yeah, you are reading it correctly! I’ve finally got my driver license and I’m so happy about it. It took me just a little bit more than a year to get it, but I’ve finally got it. I don’t know yet when I’m going to post it, but on wednesday 18th May, I’m going to pick up my car. Yes, you are reading that correctly as well, haha. I also have a car by that date.

Rome, you were awesome!

The last time that I wrote anything about travelling was when I went to London. Unfortunately, I didn’t write anything about how my experience in London was, but I can assure you that it was lovely. London did not disappoint me at all! Anyways, I’m heading off topic again. The last time that I went to Italy was just recently. I went from 2nd of May till 6th of May. I went together with my mom and her friend and the children of her friend. This time is my third time to Italy already and this time I went to Rome. The other two times I went to a place called Prato which is between Pisa and Bologne. Rome was very exhausting, but really fun! It was quite exhausting, because I had to organize everything, from booking the hotel and the flight to being the ‘guide’ because I was the only one who could speak English. Aside from all the exhaustion, it was a learning experience for myself as well!

New work, New me

Before I took the break from blogging I used to work in a Japanese restaurant and in that time when I was gone I found a new job. It’s a Japanese restaurant as well! Haha. Now, I work for their competitors. The restaurant is called Yumi and the concept is all you can eat, just the same as with my old job. The funny thing is that I didn’t had a job interview because they saw that I have worked in the same kind of environment before, but for my past job I didn’t had a job interview as well. The only job interview that I had was for a supermarket. The reason why I actually quit that job was that I wasn’t feeling comfortable with myself, but at my new job I am really feeling comfortable. My co-workers are nice and quite free spirited, haha.

Thank you so much for stucking with me even though I’m not one of the greatest out there, but I will try and do my hardest best!

Loves,

Jaychi

“Enjoy and live!”

London, I’m on my way!


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So, at the last minute I decided to go to London for a few days, haha. Actually, I wouldn’t be going anywhere this summer since my grandma is coming over and I should be helping my parents out in the restaurant, but somehow my parents agreed to let me go to London! My niece came last minute with the idea to go to London and I said no at first, because of the above reasons. The day after my niece ask me to go to London I told my parents that my niece had ask if I wanted to go to London with her and they said that I should go which was really suprising for them to say and especially my dad. My dad is the most protective one and usually he wouldn’t let me go to London with my niece and little brother, but this time….WOW, I’m still very suprised, haha.

London has always been my favourite city even tho I have never been there before. I just really like their flag, the kingdom, the fashion, the lifestyle, the vintage side and et cetera, haha. I never really understood why I was so attached to London, but with this upcoming vacation I will see London with my own eyes and decide wether I really like it or it’s just my imagination. Anyways, I’m so excited to go!

The flight tickets are booked and our hostel has been reserved. The only thing that is left to do is packing and deciding where we wanna go hang out. If you guys know a cool place to hang out or a cool restaurant to eat, let me know in the comments below! I’d like to know and try it out. I’m open for anything, haha.

Of course, I will keep you guys posted about the things that I’m about to do. So, I will be leaving The Netherlands 17th August and I will be coming back 22nd August.

Loves,

Jaychi

“Enjoy and live!”

p.s. photos are from weheartit

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July Favourites


goodbye july, hello augustHi there!

Wow, first month is already over and guess what…I am still consistently posting 3 days a week! OMG, I’m really proud of myself for being able to do that, haha. Usually, I’m not feeling it anymore after a few days, but I’m still posting. I think I really like this, but it does use a lot of time! There’s something I want to tell you all before I’m continue to the rest of this post.

After this month, my school is starting again and I have a feeling that I can’t post consistently anymore. I have explained my situation a little bit to you all and I really need to do my best the up coming school year since it will be a lot harder than it used to be so of course, I’m going to put a lot more time into school than this. However, I will try my best to upload at least once a week by then!

Favourite moment
4th Juy 2015, the lauch of my blog! I was and still am really proud of my blog launch. I really love the lay-out of my blog and what I like the most is that real people really do come over and take their time to read my blog! It is so cool. What even more surprising is that I am still updating and posting my blogposts on time! My blog already exists for 1 month! Woohoo~~~ Let’s hope for more great adventures and things to come on its way!

Favourite fashion item
I haven’t really posted anything fashion related except for the 2 sneaker posts I did. However, I still have some fashion pieces in my closet that I really like and wore this month. It is my long cardigan which I bought at the Pull & Bear store in Rotterdam! I wore it almost everyday, haha. This piece is very easy to style with even people who aren’t really good in styling can wear it fabulous! I wore it the most in the morning when I wake up. I sleep in a tanktop and shorts so when you wake up it is usually cold and that’s why I wear this to keep myself a little bit warm. I’ll show you a picture below and probably I will be using this in my Best Styled Looks post which will be coming up soon.

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Favourite app
My favourite app at the moment is Episoder. Since, I have vacation right now I will be watching a lot of television shows. If you are watching a lot it, is very difficult to keep up with the last episode that you’ve watched. Some people watch one show in 1 day or 1 night, but I can’t, haha. Right now I’m busy watching The FlashSupernaturalBaby Daddy and Keeping up with the Kardashians. Some of you will be probably be like ‘What? Keeping up with the Kardashians?’ but I have my reasons for it and you will know why.

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Favourite game
Hmm…favourite game…this one is a lot harder, because I’m not a game fanatic, but I do have a few games on my phone and I can’t really choose which one, haha. I actually love them all so I’ll just name a few that I like the most. I have Simcity, Alphabear, Subway Surfers and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. I think I will be going for Kim Kardashian: Hollywood because it’s about becoming famous and getting into the A-list. I really like that, haha. I don’t really like the waiting time to refill my energy, but the game itself is amazing! I would say that you should just try it out and see for yourself, but I do recommend you to play Simcity because I think that a lot of people will like to play that one. Kim Kardashian: Hollywood is actually for just a few people who like the journey to become famous while Simcity is more like building your own city. It’s actually just like those The Sims games, but then with a city.

Let me know what your July favourites were in the comment section below! Thank you.

Loves,

Jaychi

“Enjoy and live!”

Next Artist | Zara Larsson


Hi there!

I’m back with a new person who I just recently discovered and she is talented! She is gorgeous and musically talented. I discovered her through Youtube, I guess. I was listening to songs and then I saw the miniature of her music video of uncover, but I saw it a few times before, but I wasn’t interested. So, that time I thought let’s check it out! Turned out that I should’ve done it earlier, haha.

I don’t know if she is already known by a lot of people, cause I don’t really hear anything or any news about her on the radio or music related media. I have a feeling that she will be getting more and more famous. And I guess that uncover is also her biggest hit. Since,  I don’t know her so I’m just guessing and thinking a lot, haha.

Her voice is really sweet with a lil bit of a raw edge. In some of her songs she sounds a little bit like Rihanna for my ears. I don’t know if any other people will say that, but I do. One time when I was listening to her songs I tried to imagine that Rihanna singing it and it could be as well! Even tho, she is an upcoming artist a lot of people do know her. I asked around in my circle of friends and they all said they knew her already. One friend of mine said she already knew her from a singing talent show on television. So, probably she has already risen to kind of fame, haha. I think that you should like her voice or totally dislike it. Her voice is just something that some people like and some people don’t. That’s what I think, but everyone have their own opinion.

Since, I don’t know her that well I have been doing a little research and guess what I’ve found! She has reach some fame. I also came to find that she is born in the exact same year as me, but…I’m older, hehe. She was born on december 16th, 1997. So, she is turning 18 as well this year. Now, I’m kind of jealous, haha. Read further and you shall see why.

Source: Wikipedia

You understand now why I am jealous? Haha. She has already reached so much in her career while I’m still at the bottom studying hard even tho we are the same age. Nah, just kidding. I’m happy with my life. Studying isn’t that bad either, I think…haha. Anyways, as you can see she is quite something. So, watch over her! I believe she is going to be at Beyoncé level soon, haha!

Loves,

Jaychi

“Enjoy and live!”

Dear diary | new opportunities


Dear diary,

Lately, there has been a lot going on as I have told you in the last 2 posts. I am so happy and lucky right now, because I got accepted for the special study that I was doing. This is school related again, haha, but you know how it goes in Asian families. School is very important and since my parents are like that I get a lot of stress from it so I need to let it all out and that’s where I got my diary for.

I really can’t believe that god or who ever it is still gives me the chance to have a better education and I’m really grateful for it. The first time I failed, but I didn’t really want to do it at first. I just did it because my parents want me to do it, but know I chose it myself and I got really lucky that I still got the chance and this time I will not fail again! This time I will be working hard and get my diploma for it!

Actually, I can’t really tell much about this, just that I’m very happy and so lucky to be getting the chance for the second time. Next to this I don’t really have anything else going on in my life to be honest. Unfortunately, I’m not going anywhere this summer, but I’m really excited because my grandma is coming over to the Netherlands! Probably I will going to Italy with my little brother and my grandma, but that’s still not for sure yet. I will be going around in the Netherlands with her. Just going here and there and guide her a little bit around. Now that I’m older I feel like I can take the responsibilities to take her to cool and nice places to look and to eat, haha.

Anyways, there’s nothing much left to say so I’ll be closing this part as that I’m very happy and lucky!

Loves,

Jaychi


Hi guys! I’m so excited that my grandma is coming over and I’m so luck! I hope that you liked this post and let me know what you all will be doing in the summer!

Loves,

Jaychi

“Enjoy and live!”

Review | Insidious series


Hi there!

Last week on Thursday I went with a few friends of mine to watch the last chapter of the Insidious series. This is also the first time I’m doing a review and I think I will be doing a lot more soon, haha. I will try my best not to spoil a lot and just to summarize the movie and tell me own opinion.

The last movie is about a girl who wants to connect with her mother who died due to cancer, but while connecting with dead people it is very dangerous cause other dead people will hear you calling and sometimes the bad and dangerous one will be coming after you. So, that is what happend with the girl. She thought it was her mother who tried to talk to her, but it’s not. she decided to go to a medium, in this case it is Elise. Elise warn the girl that she should watch out and through the whole movie she doesn’t know what is happening, she still thinks it’s her mom who tries to talk to her, but it’s not….

 

So, the last chapter of the Insidious series is a lot different from the other 2. I do have to tell you that you should watch the first and the second chapter before watching the last one, because all those movie has something to do with each other. In the first 2 movies of the series it was more about the father and the child while in the last movie I had a feeling that it was more about the woman called Elise. To be honest with you, I didn’t really like this movie but the second one is better. The first one and the last one were the worst, but the second one was the best. Instead to continue the story, it makes a turn in the series. The first two movies had something to do with each other which was still that family that was cursed, but in the last one it was totally a different story. The cursed family wasn’t in it anymore. Only the medium Elise and the 2 ghostbusters. This was a weak movie for my opinion.

I hope I didn’t spoil the movie too much, haha. I would not recommend this movie, but if you want to see it, go ahead! Let me know in the comments below what you guys thought about the movie!

Loves,

Jaychi

“Enjoy and live!”

My sneakers collection


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Hi there!

Last week I showed my 3 favourite sneakers that I own. After that I thought why am I not showing the rest of the shoes that I have! So, in the next picture you see all of my shoes, haha.

In my last post about my sneakers I didn’t tell you why I bought the shoes and why I like it so much. Well, I’m going to do that in this post! So, sit back and read, haha!

FullSizeRender(2)Left to right: Adidas, Zara, Nike, Asics, Nike, Adidas, Converse

Red Adidas
On top left you see a pair of red shoes. That one is an Adidas. I’m a big fan of Adidas and let me tell you this. Their shoes are amazing! Maybe you have seen it, I love high top sneakers, haha. I’m not a big fan of low top, but I do have a few. This one fits nicely onto my feet. I can’t really explain how my feet are, but they are weird, haha. So, I always have to find the right ones that fits nicely or else it will hurt. What I like about this sneaker is the color combination. I like the combination between red and white so it is still outstanding, but not too outstanding in a way that it is distracting. Some shoes are so outstanding that they are too distracting that they become ugly.

Zara
I’m in love with this one! I have shown you this one in my 3 favourite sneakers already, but I didn’t explain why I liked it. So, let me explain why it ended up in my 3 favourite sneakers list, haha. My style is a mix between urban and chic so I call it urbanchic. This one shows the urbanchic style definitely! The color combination between black and gold is perfect! It compliments each other perfectly! My favourite color is gold so that is why it also ended up in my favourite list, haha. And it is easy to style with. Except from that it has a very high end fasion based look. I also really love high end fashion and that’s what most of the clothes at Zara are. Zara has a lot of clothes copied from the high end fashion brands. I don’t really like that about Zara, but since it is high end fashion based you can get those expensive clothes for a cheaper price.

Nike Skate
This one is my least favourite. I bought this one before I was into the fashion scene. Even though, I don’t like this one as much as the others, it does fit very nice! As you can see this one is also a bit thicker than the others so it is perfect for the winter, haha! I really like the blue/green dots on the black background which you can’t see from above. That was the reason why I bought it. I thought that it was cool at that time, haha.

Asics
What should I say about this one? Uhm…it’s not my favourite, but I don’t hate it as well. Let’s just say that this is kind of my lazy sneaker day, haha. I do use this one more often than the nike skate and the red one, because this one is very easy to style with! You can’t see it very well from the top, but it has a little bit of a robot kind of look. It is weird to explain. I bought this one when I was on vacation in Malaysia and it had something like 50% discount so I paid only €8,- euros for it and that it is really cheap, because sneakers are usually around €60 – €100 euros!

Nike Zoom
I have shown this one in my 3 favourite sneakers as well. I bought this one when there was sale so I paid only €40,- euros for this one. I really like the blue color with the orange and white accents! It is not something that you would usually see and wear. It has something different to it, but still has that urban feel to me. I have styled this with 1 outfit where I got a lot of positive feedback for. I think I wil be doing a favourite styled looks in the near future so that I can show you how I styled this. I also think that it was one of my best styled looks! Unfortunately, this one doesn’t fits my feet perfectly. So, for days when I have to walk a lot I’m not going to wear these even though I have done it before, haha. I didn’t know at that time.

Adidas Originals
This was the last pair of sneakers that I have bought from all of them. I really like this one since it has that noisy pattern, but the black accents makes it more calm. So, it compliments nicely! I don’t know wether to describe the pattern as marble or as lightning. This one is one of the nicest fitting shoes that I have bought. It fits heavenly, haha. I use this one more for sporty occasions like in my morning run post.

Converse
The last one! I have bought this one together with my Nike Zoom. I forgot for how much I paid for this one, but probably cheap as well, haha. I can say exactly the same about this one as my red Adidas. I really like how the blue and the white color compliments each other. It makes this sneaker more casual while the red one is more stylish. I feel like I can wear this sneaker to any occasion as I want, but the red one is more limited.

Did you like this post? Let me know in the comments below which one of these sneakers are your favourite!

Loves,

Jaychi

“Enjoy and live!”

Next Artist | The Weeknd


Hi there!

This is a new segment I want to introduce to you all. In this new segment I will be talking about all the new and upcoming artist! Since I’m a music freak and always searching for new artist, that’s why I wanted to do this segment. So, The Weeknd got the honour to be the first I’ll be talking about!

I guess a lot of people know The Weeknd by now, haha. He is still new, but have gained a lot of fame already! With his hits as Often, Earned it, Can’t feel my face and his own cover of Drunk In Love by Beyoncé, he gained a lot of attention by celebrities, music lovers (bloggers), magazines, etc.

The first time someone introduced me to him I wasn’t really interested and satisfied. The second time I listened to him it was something different. It felt different so at that time it captivated me – I don’t know if that is the correct word for it, but oh whale.

His music is so good! The lyrics seperated from his voice, haha. The lyrics that he write is so generative, but his voice is so smooth. The songs are just the typically modern day songs, but his voice set his music apart from other artists! The way he sing isn’t as special as well, just his voice makes everything different from the others and that is what makes him so outstanding! He really deserves to gain more fame than he does now and I bet he will gain more fame.

The Weeknd has won 14 awards and was nominated 30 times. In the following I will show you the awards that he has won.

 

2012    –      MTV O Music Awards    –     Wicked Games    –      Too Much Ass For TV
2012    –      MTV O Music Awards    –      The Weeknd    –      Best Web-Born Artist
2012    –      mtvU Music Awards    –      The Weeknd    –      Breaking Woodie
2012    –      Sirius XM Indie Awards    –      The Weeknd    –      Solo Artist Of The Year

2013    –      Juno Awards    –      The Weeknd    –      Breakthrough Artist Of The Year
2013    –      Juno Awards    –      Trilogy    –      R&B/Soul Recording Of The Year

2014    –      Canada’s Walk Of Fame    –      The Weeknd    –      Allan Slaight Award

2015    –      Juno Awards    –      The Weeknd    –      Artist Of The Year
2015    –      Juno Awards    –      Often    –      R&B/Soul Recording Of The Year
2015    –      Much Music Video Awards    –      Often    –      Best Director
2015    –      Much Music Video Awards    –      Often    –      Best Pop Video
2015    –      Much Music Video Awards    –      Often    –      Video Of The Year
2015    –      Much Music Video Awards    –      The Weeknd    –      Most Buzzworthy Canadian
2015    –      BET Awards    –      Earned it    –      Centric Award

Source awards: wikipedia

 

The ones that is written in red have a link. If you click on it you will redirected to the official music video. I also recommend you to take a listen to this. You should also check him out performing live!

I hope you all like this post. If you like it, let me know in the comments below!

Loves,

Jaychi

“Enjoy and live!”