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It is soooooo hot! Summer has landed! Time to keep those jackets in a box and bring out all the shorts and tank tops. I love summer as much as I love the rainy season. During summer I get to wear those tank tops and shorts the way they are supposed to be worn without feeling cold. No layers to hide ’em!

It’s time to hit the beach or the pool, whichever you choose. Another thing that I love about summer is that I get to ride boats going fabulous beaches where you can just slow down, think about nothing and relax underneath the sun or walk around the shoreline with just the moon and stars as your guide. An advantage of living in a tropical country, you can never run out of beaches to go to! So, since, I’ve been itching to leave and take a break, I thought I’d welcome summer with a navy-inspired outfit.

I can’t take my mind of the road trip, the wind, the sea, the sand and all that jazz. I can’t wait!!! Vacations are sort of an escape. More than the family vacation, I’m thinking of trying to travel alone this summer. I’ve never done that…Maybe, this year is the year to do it.

Just pack-up and go!

Top: Blue stripes, Filinvest Bazaar

Bottom: Khaki shorts, self-made

Shoes: Gold Gladiators, Mendrez

Bag: Blue Clutch, ForMe (gift)

Accessories: Gold Headband, SM Dept. Store | Gold-rimmed Aviators, MNG | Gold Hoop Earrings, Flea Market | Red scarf, SM Dept. Store


I am sorry for the long absence, I had ugly allergies and well, I’ve been doing a lot of things lately. Anyway, recent events made me realize things and really, really made me feel so happy!

It’s really those little things that make my heart flutter. This blog was created with no intention of anything. Friends just pushed me to show the outfits that I create or wear. I am no high-fashion-girl nor am I an expert at fashion. There are still a lot of things that I haven’t worn or even know. I just wear things as they come to my imagination. This blog’s first year anniversary is about to come! I cannot believe it. And I thank those who read it and wait for an entry.

Another new addition to my wardrobe is this skirt, given to me by a good friend as a gift.

Anywho, back to my musings. Fashion is all about influence and your own creativity. Although greatly influenced by the environment you walk on, the people you go out with and what’s available out there, your fashion is YOU and no one else’s.

For me, fashion is something personal and it reveals something about the person wearing it. So, when people compliment or as ask about the clothes that I wear, it really, really makes my heart flutter.

It feels good that people appreciate what I wear and moreover, I am overwhelmed by those that approach me telling me about references towards this blog and well, by the number of people that visit it. It’s not much but still, thank you so much.

In Filipino, the term is, “nakakataba ng puso”. I don’t really know the exact English translation of that. Sometimes, translating something loses its core meaning.

I look forward to my first year! Hope you do too!

Wow! What a mushy post!

Top: Black tank top, Flea Market

Bottom: Satin balloon skirt, gift

Belt: Black voile belt, The Flower Collection

Shoes: Black peep toes, VNC

Headband: Black belt from a jacket

Accessory: Blue necklace, gift

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

Last weekend was a whirlwind! Wore this last Saturday. My day started with a meeting then work (bought stuff at the mall), then had a date with Johnny Depp *insert drool here* and then ended the night with an all-out videoke night and a good talk with a very good friend.

I have posted this already more than 2 months ago. But well, it such a pretty dress that it deserves a 2nd post and an all new look.

Gosh, I don’t know where to start!

For one, i think my morning meeting went fairly good. I just hope I get a call back.

The afternoon was much more fun! Elyoo and I watched Public Enemies *insert drool here, again*. Story wasn’t much but all the Johnny Depp *drool once more* made up for it! WATCH IT WATCH IT WATCH IT!. I now want a 30’s inspired ensemble.

The videoke night was sooo much fun as well! I love the songs! hahahaha! From Bohemian Rhapsody and What’s Up. Hahahahahaha! Really enjoyed this day! 🙂

As for this dress, it really is one of my favorite dresses! I just love how adding a couple of things or two would change the entire look. Can I safely say 50’s inspired? Not really sure on the era of this one. I think tights were more of an 80’s trend. Hmm.. what do you think? Thoughts? Anyone?

That was my saturday fun and really good. I think it’s all good now. Yep. It’s all good now.

Dress: Black A-Line dress, What’s Up Suzy

Tights: Black, SM Dept. Store

Headband: from one of my jackets, i think

Earrings: White capiz, gift

Shoes: Black and White (quilted), Robinsons Dept. Store

Lately, I find myself going back to specific eras for fashion themes. When I open my closet, pieces like this dress would stand out because it looks like it came from a specific era.

Or I would find plain, modern dresses and be able to twist it into something more retro. This is me being costume-y again. Haha. I really think I wear clothes like a costume. Haha.

Hmmm.. I really think I’m into headbands lately. But I haven’t made the debut of wearing a headband here at the office. Haha. Maybe, if I have more time in the morning.

Hmm… I wish I can find something for a 1920’s look! Haha.

Glamorous, Glamorous, Glamorous.

I really like the glammed-up fashion statements of all the eras that have come and gone.

Dress: Black and Beige Polka-dot, The Flower Collection

Belt: Black Patent, Flea Market

Sunglasses: Aviators, owned by my father during the 70’s

Earrings: Gold Oval Hoops, H&M

Headband: Black Cloth, Details

Forgive the pics, I took this in a different time of the day. And I was hurrying the editing (I fell asleep hehe. I am actually a little giddy while writing this down).

When I was told by my officemates, that I looked Roman-ish when I wore this, I thought, moods do influence the way I dress, I didn’t realize that sometimes, I do wear stuff in a theme– like a costume of some sort.

I do love costume parties! Oh, do I miss those days! I’d totally dress up in a specific theme or character. “Themed Dressing”, I guess, is part of my nature. Could it be the theatre background?

I do love costumes, conceptualizing them, looking for them, re-creating them. I guess when my emotions or mood are just to vague (or when I’m just pretty bored with my life, hehe), I do dress up in a “costume” and live in it for a day.

It IS fun! Clothes or rather our own fashion style/statement do influence how one walks, talks, and feels. Themed or Costume-y, I think we should just be able to determine, if it’s just inspired by a specific era or character OR when you’re already looking like a kid going to a Hallooween Ball?

The things we discover. hehe. Hmm… I wonder if I have stuff that can be Greek-inspired…

Dress: Green, A-line, The Flower Collection

Belt: wood with rope, gift

Shoes: white glads, VNC

Accessories: Gold chain headband, from a dress | Bangle, gift | Earrings, India

I was feeling a little blue the past few days which sucked all the energy and creativity out of me, ergo, I wasn’t at all productive. When I told myself to snap out of it, I decided to wear something cute and fun.

Also, since Matts mentioned it to me, here it is, I am now smiling. haha. I also had a little fun when I took the photos. 🙂

*It’s going to be a…*

We all have our ways in creating our wardrobe for the day. Usually, for me, the shoes make the outfit but more than this, mood plays a big role. We usually hear people say that their outfit depends on their mood at that moment. I think it’s a two-way street, you can actually help change your mood (especially when it’s leaning on the negative side) when you wear bright or fun outfits. It did help me! Hehe.

*…bright, bright…*

*…sunshiney day!*

Top: Purple Tank, gift | White Overlap, Dampa sa Libis

Bottom: White skinny jeans, Flea Market

Headband: Polkadot Bandana, Robinsons Dept. Store

Sunglasses: MNG

Bracelets: Black Bangles, Flea Market | Black Pearls, Subic Night Market | Black and Purple Beads, gift

Shoes: Black and White round toes, Robinsons Dept. Store


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