July 2016 #OOTDS

Let’s a take a break from the travel posts (but I would still blog some more travel-related posts next week because I have some backlog stories to share), and talk about outfits! Haha.. I was (and still am) seriously considering converting this blog into a travel blog because travel-related posts seem to be the more popular posts. But I just can’t resist the temptation of posting outfit photos because outfit photos were the core and the backbone of this blog since its creation. I will resolve to publish only one #ootd post per month because, the truth is, I also don’t go out often. Continue reading “July 2016 #OOTDS”

Vintage, Jeans and Coffee

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This is a #throwbackthursday #ootd, having been busy and preoccupied in my real life. In the once-a-year occasion of celebrating my boyfriend’s birthday, I also took the rare chance to wear my pair of jeans, paired with a vintage top, thrifted Salvatore Ferragamo flats, and gifted Charles & Keith bag.

#OOTD These Days

Life’s been busy and fun lately so entries in my blog has been scant. But that doesn’t mean I didn’t take the time to take pictures of #ootd or outfit of the day, except I was too lazy to upload and write. I’m still loving vintage, maybe even more so. I’m also taking time to wear clothes and use accessories given to me as gifts from family and friends. Continue reading “#OOTD These Days”

OUTFIT | Unlikely Inspiration

 

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Sometimes, we find inspiration in the unlikeliest of things or places. While we were at Bunzie’s Cove last August, I was busy snapping away pictures of everything I found “nice,””cute,” and “artsy.” Because I brought a digital camera with me, I had no reservations as to what pictures to take and how many. I took this picture of a fabric there because I thought the yellow and the gray combination was unexpected. A few weeks later, I unconsciously chose to wear an outfit that had the same combination. Another trivia: the necklace I’m wearing is made of silver and yellow hair pins.

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grayyellow02Wearing: thrifted dress, necklace from downtown shop, thrifted Salvatore Ferragamo shoes.

 

OUTFIT | Unexpected Prints

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Just before my sister went back to Dubai, we visited our favorite lawyer to have some papers notarized. Because our appointment was after lunch time, we decided to just go out of the house early and have lunch at a nearby barbecue/grill place. After lunch, we had a few minutes to spare so we walked to the nearby improved Plaza Independencia, which was dotted with the Philippine flag as we just celebrated our country’s independence day. I choose to wear a top + skirt combination because it was a hot day, but I choose to “amp” it up with some unexpected print combination. I am no expert at combining prints in an outfit — but you don’t have to be an expert to wear unexpected print combinations.

Some people have “rules” to make print combination work, but my rule is: go ahead. Wear clashing prints, clashing colors, clashing everything. But wear them with confidence, a good attitude, and a constant smile. Ditch those “fashion rules,” and please, it’s absolutely okay to be not pressured by trends. What makes an outfit tick is how you wear it.

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Wearing thrifted Japanese polka dot top, Philippine-made skirt (an ode to Plaza Independencia), gifted Aldo bag, and thrifted Salvatore Ferragamo flats from Baguio City.

Photos by my sister