• Daisybutter

    Daisybutter is an oddly titled style journal by Michelle Chai. Combining the fun and fervour of being an impulse buying journalist and copywriter, with reflective oddments that lead to buyers' remorse.


  • Shorter Still

    Shorter Still

    I’ll be honest right off the bat here and say that I am the laziest girl in town when it comes to matters of the hair. Back in 2014, I decided to chop all my... Read more

    Posted on 28 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • So I Went To The Glossier London Pop-Up…

    Went Glossier London Pop-Up…

    At the weekend, something incredibly exciting happened in the beauty world: Glossier announced a last-minute pop-up in London at their one-day-only studio. Oh... Read more

    Posted on 26 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • My Top Tips for To-Be Freelancers

    Tips To-Be Freelancers

    When I moved back from Hong Kong last year, my plan was to freelance until October, review the situation and then job hunt or continue to pursue my dream,... Read more

    Posted on 25 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Sundaze 57


    After a BUSY week at Chez Chai, it comes as no surprise that this miniature Sundaze installment is scheduled! Nope, we’re not in real-time right now and by the... Read more

    Posted on 23 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • The Sunglasses That Work For Me

    Sunglasses That Work

    For as long as I’ve worn glasses - I handily got mine aged 15, when you’re Really Quite Conscious of your looks - I’ve battled with a handful of style... Read more

    Posted on 20 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • A Brush Lettering Workshop

    Brush Lettering Workshop

    A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to head along to a brush lettering workshop as my friend Ghenet’s plus one. Hosted by Teri of The Lovely Drawer at the... Read more

    Posted on 19 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • My Travel Essentials At The Moment

    Travel Essentials Moment

    With long weekends, city breaks and overnight stays all in my diary lately, it goes without saying that I’ve had to knuckle down on my travel essentials. Read more

    Posted on 17 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Petite Joys

    Petite Joys

    Lately my head has been all over the place. I can’t help but overthink this online place of mine and it’s just meant that I’ve rarely posted, and yet here we ar... Read more

    Posted on 15 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Grief


    This will be a lengthy, personal post full of triggers. Please read with respect. On 4th February 2016, I lost my favourite lady in the entire world to cancer.... Read more

    Posted on 13 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Let’s Talk: The Instagram Trap

    Let’s Talk: Instagram Trap

    On immediacy, getting the ‘gram and morphing into a product of your feed. Lately I’ve taken a real step back from social media, whether that’s Twitter or... Read more

    Posted on 10 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Sundaze 56


    My oh my, what a treat it’s been of late to be wined and dined with all of this good weather in England! I always do a little chuckle to myself whenever I read... Read more

    Posted on 09 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • How To Do Hot Weather


    Perhaps you’re headed off on an exotic getaway or maybe you’ve just moved to sunnier shores, or you’re a Brit in need of some advice in case of another imprompt... Read more

    Posted on 06 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • The 2.55


    I borrowed this vintage Chanel 2.55 from my Mama a few weeks ago for a friend’s wedding that we were attending and it’s become quite the accompaniment to my... Read more

    Posted on 05 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Postcards from Copenhagen

    Postcards from Copenhagen

    Our annual sister travels took us to dizzying heights found after dizzying walks in circular paths, to free living in Christiania, a haven like no other, to... Read more

    Posted on 03 July 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Petite Joys

    Petite Joys

    Stretches of summer fall fast and heavy, a quiet slumber descending upon everybody as the hazy heat descends. It’s odd how impactful the weather can be. Read more

    Posted on 30 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • How To Explore Copenhagen on £250

    Explore Copenhagen £250

    If you’ve ever considered a trip to Copenhagen, then you’ll probably be aware of how expensive the city is touted to be. Renowned for its eateries, wonderful... Read more

    Posted on 28 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • 5 Centimeters Per Second

    Centimeters Second

    Summer crept up on me all of a sudden this year. Wasn't it just yesterday that we were breaking out the winter jackets in June and graciously accepting that... Read more

    Posted on 26 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Sundaze 55


    Good morning Daisybutter loves! I write this from the past because we’ve just been planning a little family day out together and as you read this, I’ll be sat i... Read more

    Posted on 25 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • 24 Hours at The Sanderson, London

    Hours Sanderson, London

    When it came to celebrating a year together last week, my boyfriend and I were at a little of a loss of what to do. Whilst I’m a fan of marking milestones, it... Read more

    Posted on 23 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Wild at Heart

    Wild Heart

    I’ve got to say: you can’t beat England in the sunshine. That misplaced gratitude for a sparkle of sunlight in June when most countries enjoy that shit for... Read more

    Posted on 21 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE