Wan Phing Lim

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Diet pepsi skinny can

This is by far the smartest ad I’ve ever seen. I spotted it in last month’s VOGUE and this month’s ELLE. One look and it actually made me feel as … Continue reading

May 28, 2011 · 5 Comments


It’s Wednesday, which means it’s ShortList day. Not one of my favourite magazines I must say, but one that I read because it’s so accessible (about 4-5 kiosks from the … Continue reading

February 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Spotted in ShortList

Spotted this ad in this week’s ShortList magazine. Men, it’s a lie! As a copywriter, I’m telling you not to fall for sweeping slogans like this. Women, read men’s mags … Continue reading

December 17, 2010 · 2 Comments

Easy to make me happy

My ideal weekend is one where I’m left alone to read and devour magazines, hang around in my dressing gown all day and eat student food ie. pasta with frankfurters. … Continue reading

November 27, 2010 · 1 Comment

Magazine cut outs (VOGUE China)

Here’s another look at my extensive magazine tear-out collection. The theme this week is Chinese models as featured in VOGUE China’s July 2008 issue. (L-R) Karen Mok for Chow Tai … Continue reading

October 29, 2010 · 2 Comments

My magazine cut outs

There’s nothing more I love than magazine spreads and photoshoots. A good glossy page always makes me happy, and here I have assembled a little part of my huge collection… … Continue reading

October 21, 2010 · Leave a comment

What men should look like

I have been leafing through men’s magazines lately, and I don’t mean that sort of men’s magazine, you silly sausage. ShortList is one that I’ve followed for years because: 1. … Continue reading

July 13, 2010 · Leave a comment

Fashion, power and identity

Here is a copy of VOGUE China (July 2008) that I received from a friend who has just returned from Beijing. Giselle looks stunning in this blue Burberry dress – … Continue reading

February 25, 2009 · 3 Comments

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