Jun
15
2010

The Nyonyas In Kebayas

No, it’s not the Bananas In Pyjamas but it’s us Nyonyas In Kebayas :D Remember I blogged about my family members being involve in the opening (and closing) ceremony of SUKMA XIII 2010? Well, I managed to persuade Darling to bring me back to Melaka that weekend and I arrived just a couple of hours before the bus came to take them to the Hang Jebat Stadium.
Here was what happened that Saturday (12/6/2010)
4pm
Arrived Malacca
4.30pm
Helped Mom and niece with their make-up. They already had their hair done so I just help them apply some light make-up. Played a lot with mascara though :D
5pm
Cousin Jill came to collect her kebaya and told me there are still 2 places vacant and asked me to join them. I was so tempted and excited. But knowing that I had to go at 6pm and will only be home after midnight, I had to decline.
Darling saw the look of disappointment in me and suggested the craziest idea ever. He suggested for me to be dolled up in a kebaya too just for the sake of photography and fun. I brushed off the idea initially but after a lot of pestering from all parties, I quickly grabbed my Mom’s kebaya and an Aunt’s kain. Mom helped with the kerongsang (brooch) and I pinned a single purple orchid on my hair :)
5.30pm
All done and set to go. Borrowed Mom’s kasut manik and went outdoor to take some group pics.
6pm
The bus came and I bid farewell to them. Changed to my spaghetti top and shorts and went motor riding with Darling and Ethan :D 

Pics stolen from Jazz’s FB
Me, Mom and my niece Hazel
The Nyonyas in a row
More Nyonyas in kebayas
Nyonyas at the bus stop :D 

In case you are wondering how the Nyonyas cross the road, well.. here’s how :P
Yeah, you might laugh at me for doing what I’ve done but let me tell you this. It’s not always that I get to dress up in a kebaya. I don’t even have my own kebaya. This is only the second time in my life wearing a kebaya. :D

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    chop!!!

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    okie now going to read. :p

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    hey u look nice in kebaya! *paiseh* i wore once. :p

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    wei never see u blog about u cook nyonya foods one?? :p

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    ask ur darling william to buy u a kebaya! xD

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    Caroline – Yeah, I'll go get it tailor-made, baru can ngam my body. The one I wore was quite loose leh…

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    Caroline – Because… I .. Don't… Cook… Coz… Am… Not.. A … GOOD… COOK :PUnlike somebody can bake lagi! Don't forget to bring a cake when you come in July :D

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    wow…the pretty nyonyas :)

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    Pheeeewitt! So many pretty nyonyas in kebayas. Cantiknya! Your niece looks very much like you :)

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    so fun! dressing in kebayas, i mean =D and all the ladies look great

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    Ooooo…cantik!!! I love nyonya sarong kebayas….butmy missus does not like to use. Prefers to way latest trendy clothes…still like teenager! :(

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    manis dan ayu..masih x sempat rasa pakai kebaya nyonya.. tunggu badan slim.. tak slim2 :D

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    lu pakei baju kebaya nampak lawa la. apase hari-hari lu tak pakei?

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    WAH… NICE NICE… i thought u are chinese… mana tahu u are more nonya :P

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    Nice pics ,You looks great in Kebaya.

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    Wah, all the pretty Nyonya maidens!

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    Hey..you should get your own kebaya coz you look stunning in it. Pretty nyonyas crossing the road..phew wit.

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    Looking good there.. :)

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    u ladies look great!Nice kebayas!

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    your wish is finally granted.. :)Once in a blue moon chance and not to be missed… You looked younger than the kebaya… hehe

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    You are a baba? :)

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    wow, all the kebayas lady are so pretty!!!

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    Merryn, maybe you should get yourself a kebaya, you really look nice in kebaya. btw, your mom look very young loh.

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    Nyonya in Kebaya is always very elegant! You looks great Merryn!

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    Woot! New blog layout eh? :) And how come you didn't tie your hair into a bun? Looks more like a Nyonya that way :P

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    waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! very nice! it's not everyone who can fit into a kebaya nicely ok. haha! the curves…

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    Wowwww…. very nice, very pretty!!!

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    Oh my…..sooooooo ever beautiful and proper! Cantik sangat…rasa nak pinjam pakai…Your mom is still beautiful…just like you too.

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