Freyia is the creator of emerging hand embellished lingerie label and feminine dreamworld, Flimsymoon. Part mermaid, part realist, with an obsession for exploring the notion of what it means to be female, Freyia has a penchant for investigating the dynamics of male/female relationships and wearing gold sparkly shoes. She tends to leave glitter and sequins wherever she goes.

How I Started To Love My Small Eyes

Even strong believers of the gospel of body positivity feel less than enthralled by their own bodies on occasion. It's precisely this thought that put me on a journey for which I vowed to give up eye makeup to see how it made me feel. Let me be…
By Freyia Lilian Porteous

7 Prettiest Septum Rings For Girlier Piercees

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The Style Evolution Of Cersei Lannister

Game of Thrones' Cersei Lannister: The woman we love to hate. She's so cunning, intelligent, and dresses to kill (pun intended, guys!) — it's hard not to want to do a Cersei Lannister costume analysis. So in the spirit of my recent foray into the…
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The Style Evolution Of Arya Stark

There are many visually arresting, gorgeous gowns in the world of Game of Thrones, worn by a plethora of female forces to be reckoned with; but what I love about the show is that it showcases badass tomboy girls who's beauty of spirit does not…
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The Style Evolution Of Sansa Stark

My name's Freyia, and I'm Team Sansa; especially of late. A tough cookie and high-born beauty, Sansa Stark's style is all wound up in her character narrative. She may be quiet, but Sansa is complex and her incredible personal journey is visually…
By Freyia Lilian Porteous

7 Festival-Perfect Indie Jewelry Brands For Summer

Festival season is most definitely here, which means there's no better time than the present to turn to indie jewelry designers. The sun is shining, the weather is heating up, legs are coming out of hiding from hemlines, and excitement is in the…
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How It Felt To Give Up Hair Removal For A Month

Once upon a time, a curious 25-year-old girl-creature named Freyia was challenged to give up shaving for a month. She tucked away her epilator, hid her razors, and locked up her depilatory creams (not literally, that would be kinda weird. I don't…
By Freyia Lilian Porteous

How To Channel Aya Takano's Whimsical Style

One of my all time heroines is undoubtedly Japanese artist Aya Takano. Thirtysomething Takano lives and works in Japan as a painter and illustrator, manga artist, and science fiction essayist. Influenced by her bookworm-ish childhood — during which…
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Why Chopping Off My Hair Made Me Feel Nothing

For 10 years, I have had long hair. That was until Saturday, when I got my long hair cut short. With a few snips, my nipple-length mane fell to the floor from just above my shoulders. Just like that, I had myself a little lob (long bob!). And…
By Freyia Lilian Porteous

The Style Evolution Of Daenerys Targaryen

Daenerys Targaryen is back on our screens and us fans of HBO's Game of Thrones couldn't be happier. After all, the more Daenerys, the more Daenerys Targaryen fashion evolution. As she grows more powerful (or power-crazy? Please no lady! Think of…
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7 Inspiring Fashion Illustrators For Serious Inspo

I just love contemporary fashion illustration. If there's something more fantastical and otherworldly, more playful and experimental, than the dressing up box of couture itself, it's the exquisitely rendered illustrations that strive to embody it.…
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How To Dress Like The Iconic Alison Goldfrapp

Back in 2006, I was sweet 16 and my bedroom was full of kitsch, kawaii clutter. You could find me chatting on MSN, out with my friends walking about our boring small town, deliberately going past the houses of boys we fancied, or dancing around my…
By Freyia Lilian Porteous

7 Trousers For Women Who Hate Jeans — Comfort FTW

Thank goodness for comfortable alternatives to jeans! Why, you may ask? Well, I never wear jeans. In the past 10 years, I have owned one pair of jeans and I bought them when I was 15. Every so often, I dig them out of the wardrobe, if the mood takes…
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What 9 'GoT' Women Would Have In Their Undie Boxes

If you are a GoT fan, like me, you will have squealed with joy last Sunday as the first episode of season 5 aired, and brought with it the return of the fabulously wicked women of Game of Thrones . It was pretty spectacular, wasn't it? Despite…
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Weekly Style Muse: Yuna, Soulful Songstress

The soulful, relaxed vocal stylings of Malaysian rising star, musician, and fashion entrepreneur Yunalis Mat Zara'ai, a.k.a. Yuna, have been captivating me for some time now. Last year, I was having a look at my friend's clothing label, Meme Gold's…
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7 Reasons Why Spring Is The Best Sartorial Season

If you ask me, spring is the best season. Exhibit A: Yesterday I met three two-day old lambs. My friend Raffy and I walked in the slight sunshine down the winding (and freaking dangerous — people drive like maniacs in the English countryside!) road…
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Weekly Style Muse: The Childlike Empress

The following gal might seem like an odd choice for my Weekly Style Muse column, but try going with me nonetheless: The Childlike Empress from The NeverEnding Story , circa 1984 (a.k.a. Moon Child). Although Moon Child only appears in one…
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9 Non Cheesy Ways To Match Your Prom Date

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23 Star Spangled Pieces For Spring

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21 Mermaid Must-Haves For Spring

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