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Happy Valentine’s Day!
Days toward Valentine’s, a lot of things just started to happen to me. I have been telling my friends regarding recent events and it was just weirdly coincidental. They kept telling (as a joke), “Valentine’s kasi (It’s because of Valentine’s)”. We just laugh about it. But really, there’s something weird about this year’s Valentine’s Day. At least for me and a friend of mine.
It is the date season isn’t? And it’s that day when people’s romantic status are emphasized, celebrated or whatever it is that people do during Valentine’s.
Yes, that is a black heart. Coincidentally, the only origami that I know is a heart. This is made from the label of a liquor. It’s got a lot of folds and layers. It’s has different imprints that are not easily seen. It’s compact and seemingly small. It reveals different things when it unfolds itself. When unfolded, it is just a rectangle, a very simple rectangle.
This is a cute date dress huh? I got this from a friend. She wore this during their (her and her hubby) first year anniversary. With a little sewing here and there, it fit me! I like it. It’s sultry and sophisticated at the same time. Just enough for a dinner date.
Happy Valentine’s Day, my loves! Let’s all celebrate! Taken or not, dating or not, recently taken or recently single, whatever that status is, celebrate! Valentine’s Day is not exclusive for couples. Haha! 😛 Everyone’s got a heart, right?
Dress: white, low V-neck with gems, bought from a friend
Shoes: Strappy stillettos, VNC
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)
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. 🙂 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
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
Lately, I have been grabbing all the opportunities that come my way. But most of them never push through. I’m wondering, how come? Or why?
I do believe in fate. So are these opportunities just trying to make me see something? But I’m really not meant for them? Or is there something better for me? Hmmm… really makes me think.
Anyway, although, it does make me think about things and myself, I do not allow it to bother me that much. Hey, the show must go on right?
ANYWAYYYYY, the dress was a gift. I’ve been meaning to wear it but I couldn’t find the right occassion up until yesterday. 🙂 love it 🙂
Dress: gift, Bangkok
Shoes: Gray peep toes, StellaLuna
Necklace: Flea Market
Sunglasses: Aviators from my brother
Jacket: Black blazer, Robinsons 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