fringe benefits

IMG_2793 IMG_2787 IMG_2783 IMG_2808 IMG_2794[top: tobi, necklace: ruckus accessories, arm accessory: crafturday, purse: rebecca minkoff, heels: zara]

Vanessa from Crafturday sent me this fun armlet, perfect for the music festivals I have lined up for the summer! Check out her shop for different colors and styles, some even come with ombre details, embellishments and studs.

I forgot to bring my memory card this day but surprisingly the pictures my friend Jason took with his iPhone came out okay.



split second


[sunglasses: urban outfitters, borrowed earrings: h&m, top: wagw, bag: topshop, watch: casio, skirt: style staple, boots: tonic]

Slinky long skirts that hug you in the right places don’t always have to look formal or like you’re about to receive a Grammy. I like to pair this sexy, long skirt with a thigh high split, with tank tops and a pair of flats or sneakers to give it a more down to earth sex appeal ^_^

Yes, thigh high splits, for a lazy uneventful day. Doable.


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not another maxi skirt

[top: thrifted, necklace: sugar kissed, earrings: gift from a friend, skirt, pyramid cuffs: red dot, silver pyramid cuff, aviators: mango, rings: love loca, gold cuff: gift from a friend, watch: thrifted, clutch: louis vuitton, wedges: das]

You guys are probably sick of my maxi skirts, but I just can’t help it. It works so well with the weather here in Ilocos 🙂

Gotta love my DAS wedges ^_^

My date for the day… My little brother

the long and short of it

[top worn as dress: stylebreak, scapula necklace: os-accessories, armor ring: gold dot, custom made skirt: jaynny lao, bag: louis vuitton, wedges: nasty gal]

I always try to pick few photos for my blog posts because I don’t want to take up so much of your net bandwith (?) or whatever you call it. I have to warn you, this post is gonna slow down your internet…

This was my outfit for Jao and China Miguel’s wedding. My mom thought the scapula necklace was a little off for a very formal event because I wear it everyday but c’mon! Tell me my necklace doesn’t complete my outfit??

I stole this bag from my mom’s closet. She’s prolly gonna freak when she sees this blog post. Don’t worry mom I’m returning it in one piece.

ph: alexandra alcid

Alex and Tanya, D and I were baby sitters for the day…

Pictures from the party coming up next…

the long and short of it [part deux]

Here are the pictures from the party. Though the dress code said strictly formal, here’s my boyfriend trying to bend the rules with his sweater under his blazer and a pair of sneakers.

With Jo, sorry for the crappy photo quality!!

Congratulations to the newly weds!!


[jacket: the ramp, corset: thrifted, maxi skirt, bag: thrifted, necklace: sugar kissed, wedges: feet for a queen]

After work, the Visionaire Team and LEAD Movement got together for a quick ocular inspection at the Laoag La Paz sand dunes. This is it!! Few more days til Feb 11!!!

Forgive the crappy quality of the photos but I might have accidentally changed the settings of my Lumix before I handed it to the photographer…

Cute tassel necklace from Sugar Kissed! Gotta love the lilac color…

flying upside down

[top: plains and prints, aviators: ray ban, feather necklace: forever 21, maxi skirt: never been kissed, clutch: vintage gucci, gold cuff: extreme finds, watch: casio, bee ring: forever 21, artsy ring: designers overstock, bracelets: sugar kissed]

Weather’s getting hotter and hotter here in northern Luzon as it gets closer to the end of the year. I love wearing jackets and layers but I actually prefer warm weather.

I got the sweetest Christmas gift from Sugar Kissed, two braided bracelets and a really long single tassel necklace (which I’m very excited to wear). My favorite has to be this blue and brown wrap around bracelet. It doubles as a necklace too! The other one is a chic braided black and gold hamsa-inspired bracelet with a red evil eye bead.

Wish you guys have a wonderful weekend! 🙂

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out loud

[my sisters top: bought from a garage sale, tassel necklace: sugar kissed, chain necklace: forever 21, sunglasses: ray ban, sling bag: thrifted, brown belt, cream skirt: tnc manila, chuck taylors: converse, bangles: robinsons department store]

It’s a little hard to wear a tulle maxi skirt without looking too dressed up, so I paired it with a pair of old chucks to tone it down a little bit. Wore this for lunch and an impromptu shopping date with D. We we’re running out of time and needed to get back to our jobs so we took these lazy photos hence my messy top.

The lovely ladies from Sugar Kissed gave me this necklace awhile back, and it works so well for printed tops!

sheer moments


[green top, sheer skirt: customized, tribal necklace: forever 21, aviators: ray ban, leopard clutch: topshop, clogs, bangles: everywhere, bee ring: forever 21]

What I wore for my lunch date today. I had this skirt custom made for less than 400 pesos. I even got a  mullet skirt version. It’s way cheaper than RTW. You guys know how much I love cheap thrills.


I love Mc Donald’s apple pie. Love it even more with vanilla ice cream!


Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without [day 25]


My mom got invited to judge a poster making contest and a fashion show at Mariano Marcos State University – Batac. I went with her since I didn’t have work today. Incidentally, they were missing another judge for the fashion show so I was randomly chosen to join the panel of judges. The fashion show was all about using recycled materials. I was so amazed when I saw the creations because they were made with such creativity by the students. Plus the promotion of recycling made me and mommy Blauearth very happy.


If they made her wear a white bondage skirt or something, I think this would have won. I like the idea of the paper plates used. It was very avant-garde, reminded me so much of Lady Gaga. The designer did such a good job on the corset too but those jeans and that belt just did not work.


I really liked this one, it seemed really wearable. The way the designer weaved the top like a banig was really nice and probably took a lot of time and effort. The fringy effect of the lower half of the dress was so on trend too… Wish she had better accessories to go with the lovely dress. But I would really wear this dress, would love to have it in gold.


In the end, the juice pack dress won. She actually had the best styling. Plus the model’s personality seemed to really fit the dress. I know my picture sucks and you can’t see much of the details but this is all I got. I couldnt even take a good picture of the 4th entry. I really need to get a zoom lens soon! All in all, the MMSU tourism students did such an amazing job, plus congratulations to Northwestern University for placing 1st on the fashion show! Thank you so much for having me 🙂


[top: forever 21, maxi skirt: thrifted, aviators: mango, scapula necklace: os-accessories, sling bag: louis vuitton]