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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


Was there ever a time where your imagination was far more enticing than the current reality that you live in?

I think that there are moments in our lives that we feel like there must be something more to everything that we do. We channel aspirations and hopes in different ways.

Fashion is my channel. I feel like dressing up in different ways or dressing up in the way I feel allows me to touch that intangible world in my head.

I wore this feeling like a I was in a world that is free. Free from this stiff, corporate box that I live in for 9hours a day, 5-6 days a week.

It does help to bring out a part of that ideal world inside your head into the reality that you are in.

Bringing out part of your ideal world, sometimes, makes you move so that it’ll end up as your reality.

I have so many dreams and I want to make them all happen.

What are your dreams?

Top: Black 80’s off shoulder, Forever 21

Bottom: White skinny jeans, Flea Market

Accessories: Thin Bangles, Flea Market | Black Hoop Earrings, Flea Market | Thick Bangle, gift

Sunglasses: Aviators

Have you ever placed yourself in situation wherein you just realize, “What the hell am I doing here?”

I have. Haha.

I went there, feeling oh so confident. I wasn’t really humiliated. But it was just a pair of shoes that wasn’t really the right fit for me.

It was just me seeing that, I was not meant to be there or at the very least I just didn’t belong there. When I was able to get myself out of the situation, I just found it to be plain funny! I mean, it was my fault anyway, I went there thinking I could actually pull-it off. But after a few tests, I heard myself saying, “What the hell am I doing here?” Hahahaha!

I was able to find my graceful exit anyway. Hehe. And what the hell right? After everything, I just said “Oh well!”, and shopped the day away! Hahaha!

At least, I was still wearing something fabulous! Hahahaahah! Oh, why am I so giddy?! Hehe.

Dress: Deep Purple poofy dress, The Flower Collection

Belt: Beige Satin belt, The Flower Collection

Sunglass: MNG

Earrings: Gold Oval Hoops, H&M

OF CLOTHING.

As I was looking for something to wear last week, I stumbled upon this old bolero which I bought Christmas of 2007. I have absolutely forgotten that I had this and how much I loved it!

There was time that I would absolutely wear this with all the tank tops I ever had. For me, it isn’t the usual bolero that had capped sleeves and those that emmulate the typical polo-bolero.

More than that, I am a big fan of knitted fabric, so Iguess I really, really love this bolero so much!

I think I fll in love with the fabric and the sleeves. I love how it flows through my arms. Hmm… Gotta check the closet for some more forgotten items. 🙂

Top: White Tank, Aeropostale | Knitted bolero, Freeway

Bottom: Jeans, Robinsons Dept. Store

Earrings: Oval Hoops, H&M

Sunglasses: MNG

Actually, the weather is just confusing! Last week, when I woke up, the sun was suddenly gone and weather reports announced a storm passing by Manila and North Luzon. But then there were moments that were sunny. Confusing, confusing weather.

I do love the rainy weather (too) because it gives me a reason to pull-out the trenches and layer, layer, layer. Had I worn this with boots and a black trench, I could claim it as channeling Kate Moss, but for this one, maybe, just a semi-Kate Moss.

The glasses on the other hand is very old. It was actually my dad’s which we just found by accident in my mom’s drawer as she was cleaning up the entire house. Yes, my father was as thin as I was and so the glasses fit me perfectly.

I saw photos of my mom and dad when they were about college students and man, they were both so thin! My mom was actually thinner than I was!

*Kudos to Dad for owning such a wonderful pair of aviators!*

It’s such a great find isn’t it? I wonder how it looked like when my father wore it because I remember my mom’s face lighting up and transforming into this dreamy state when she saw this pair (after a loooong time now). Haha.

Top: White tank, Aeropostale | Khaki Knit trench, Candy

Bottom: Jeans, Riverbanks

Scarf: Brown and silver, Davao Market, gift

Sunglasses: Heirloom, from my Dad

Bag: Purple patent, 50th Ave, Robinsons

Earrings: Gold hoops, H&M

Shoes: Bronze peep toes, Mendrez

Yup. Another black dress in my closet. Hehe. It’s actually an A-line dress which I just belted. Oh! And it was such a great coincidence that the belt (which I bought a year ago) matched the shoes I bought at KK. 🙂 Wee!

*hmm. what bag to use?*

*love how the shoes, belt and earrings blended very well*

Dress: Black A-Line Dress, The Flower Collection

Belt: Gold Satin Belt, The Flower Collection

Earrings: Gold Oval Hoop Earrings, H&M, gift

Shoes: Gold Satin Peeptoes, VNC


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