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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

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)

Whaaat????? Hahahahahahahah! I know I haven’t been around in awhile, with the storms that passed here in the Philippines and all. But more than that, I prepared myself for my biggest day–yes! I just quit my job last Wednesday. Had a long talk with my boss but yesterday, it was finally official. Memos are out and I can now declare it.

I JUST QUIT MY JOB!

I know I made the right decision because I have never felt this good and happy the past few months. When I finally had my exit interview, I really felt happy and most of all, free.

Don’t get me wrong, I loved my job, I learned a lot, am friends with most of my officemates, will sorely miss them, yada-yada-yada. My officemate is probably right, “I will never find another office like this”. But the thing is, I felt so constrained and frustrated because it wasn’t enough or something. I needed to break free.

Just 3 more weeks and I’m out!

I have never felt so excited to go back to my roots. I will make my dreams and goals happen–freely.

I don’t want to delve in the details of the quitting day anymore. It’ll be too long to write. Haha. Anyway, I just felt that this outfit was perfect for the celebration. Totally opposite of the corporate considerations that I have to think of when dressing up for work. I felt like I was in College again — tank top, mini skirt… (oh, the days.. haha)

I am so ready to face the unemployed world and just take a break. I haven’t had a break since the Senior sem break (I worked straight out of College, just a day after Graduation. Hahahahah! Crazy, I know.)

Production, here I come! Oh, how I’ve missed you! I have so many plans right now, so many things that I want to do and I will make it happen!

By the way, I really, really like this necklace. πŸ™‚ I have one in gold too. Will feature that soon.

*excited for November* Here I go! Wish me luck! See you around, loves!

Top: White tank, Aeropostale | Gray vest (is this a vest? haha) | Pieces

Bottom: Denim Mini Skirt, Robinsons Dept. Store

Headband: Slim scarf, Gozum

Necklace: Silver drop down, Flea Market

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. πŸ™‚

Top: White Tank, Aeropostale | Knitted bolero, Freeway

Bottom: Jeans, Robinsons Dept. Store

Earrings: Oval Hoops, H&M

Sunglasses: MNG

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. πŸ™‚

*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

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

Summer indeed is the time for tank tops! This is one of the reasons why I like Summer. I love wearing tank tops!

Top: Salmon Tank, Aeropostale

Bottom: Jeans, Robinsons Dept. Store

Belt: Purple patent, Gozum

Bracelet: Bangle, gift

Shoes: Flats, VNC


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