Archive for December 2009
Everything is just starting to sink in– the thing about changing your lifestyle and spinning it to the opposite direction is that, well, you gotta change almost everything. I realized that ever since I was out of the 8-5 job, I re-arranged the furniture at my pad and now, half of my clothes, I can’t seem to wear anymore. It’s not the size, nor the “fad” factor. It’s just that, it’s not applicable anymore. I find myself looking inside my closet and it seems empty because (almost) nothing in it is something I want to wear, anymore. Or I find myself pairing things that I would not even dare wear to work, because it’s too laid back.
I must say, it took awhile for me to see this or rather, accept it? Haha. I always have a hard time letting go of my clothes, my shoes and my bags. I guess the classic ones I keep, just in case.
It hit me recently, when after a long, long time, I found myself splurging for new and different clothes and the whole shebang. I need to save up and begin the year with new stuff that apply more to me or to my current lifestyle. The good thing, it’s an excuse to shop. Hahaha! The down side, well, we all know the down side.
By the way, I wore this 2-3 weeks ago, when 2 friends invited me to judge a play. Haha. I found the experience really nice. Being with students really, really, makes you feel like you’re one (again). It was my first time to judge a school play or any play for that matter. 😛
Oh, and I really love this top! I like the twist detail!
Happy New Year! To a great year and to new beginnings! Cheers!
Top: Twisted gray halter, The Flower Collection
Bottom: Folded jeans, Flea Market
Shoes: Gray peep-toed stilletos, Stella Luna
Necklace: Gold drop down, Flea Market
Bangle: Black, gift
Sunglasses: Aviators, from my brother
Since this is what I wore to one of my most memorable Christmas Parties of this year (and since, I’ve been wanting a Greek inspired outfit for the longest time), I decided to post this as my Yuletide outfit. Or as Ancient Greece would have it, the Winter Solstice.
I’ve always loved Christmas, from the parties, reunions – awkward ones and the happy ones, gift-shopping, gift-giving and all that, oh-so-yummy food. This year’s Christmas seem to have more depth than the past Christmases that I’ve had, or am I just maturing? Or was it the roller-coaster ride year that is, 2009?
I must say, there were a lot of changes and trials this year and I am thankful for those who helped me and for surviving all of them. Needless to say, for what it’s worth, I am still thankful for everything. I know for a fact that I learned a lot.
Oh! This is one of the effects of the year ending. I get to recount everything that went good and bad the past year. So that when the new year comes, I am able to set new goals for myself.
To more great finds, great clothes, great eras, great themes, great shoes, to the year that has passed us and to a whole, new, roller-coaster 2010, CHEERS!
I now bid all of you a Great Yuletide Season and a Wonderful New Year! Thank you all and see you all next year! 😀
Dress: White empire dress, The Flower Collection
Belt: Gold Satin, The Flower Collection
Shoes: Gold Gladiators, Mendrez
Earrings: Gold drops, Eagles of Hope 2008
Headband: Gold twist, SM Dept. Store
This photo was taken by Elyoo last month. It was a random favor for a friend. Anyway, I really like the photo, hence, the post. Nothing much to say here, just that maybe, I realized that I was actually conscious that someone was taking my photo in front of strangers.
Oh, this was also the day that we discovered that a hamburger food chain’s burger was not made from 100% beef. Hahhahahahaha!
***Thank you, Els!!!*
Top: Gray Tank top, Vietnam | White vest (?), Pieces
Bottom: Black shorts, self-made
Bag: White sling bag, Flea Market
Shoes: White glads, VNC
Necklace: Flea Market
Sunglasses: Vintage aviators, (from my Dad during the 70’s)