Archive for January 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Just a quick post before i head to greenbelt for an afternoon family date - and mass! :)
As the cold breeze slowly ebbs away, heat hastily creeps in. Sigh, i can sense summer is taking her place on earth. Summer and her jovial spirit... she has this certain energy which radiates and heightens everyone's spirits up despite the amount of torture she can bring.
Summer... its playful atmosphere, i can imagine lightweight clothing, flipflops,lots of skin, wide-brimmed hats, artsy prints, the beach, the waves, ice cold lemonade, feel-good music, road trips, new friendships --- Summer, I'm looking forward for your arrival... soon!
Saturday, January 26, 2013
― Leonardo da Vinci
― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
Sunday, January 20, 2013
― Taylor E. Bennet
Life is not like that though - we need to learn the art of congeniality - seriously. And with my job, having a larger klout circumference is a necessity. Not that i must be nice only just because i need a wider circle of friends, but because at the end of the day - we will be measured according to how we were able to inspire others to be good despite of the circumstances. Starting today, i will try to be nice to everyone. That's why my name is Nice!
― Bette Midler
Sunday is a very important for me - it's a day reserved for God, family, and of course - household chores. Perhaps some people may think that I'm a lady who lives the good life - in fact YES, but living the good life doesn't mean i'm free of my daily life obligations. And, living the good life is another state of mind as well.
Being able to experience life's daily bittersweet offerings is a reward for me because i get to learn and nurture things and people. The truth is, i'm just making a quick break, while the mop and the "walis-tambo" patiently waits beside me. Doing the dirty work is a task i no longer resent - because it's already part of my routine. I think of it as a way of giving value to everything i worked for, and of course easing up the burden of people i also live with.
I didn't accessorize much in this post because the top and leggings itself glistens from afar. The rule of thumb is either you just wear a statement necklace or earrings - and for me, i chose the latter.
What I wore:
Jacket - DGVI
Leggings - Topshop
Ankle Boots - Charles and Keith
Top - Trunkshow
Dangling earrings - F21
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Monday, January 14, 2013
Just a quick mobile post to give you a sneek peek of my next outfit post. By the way, I only have an hour to shop today since I need to prioritize work.
I am just so happy of my finds today because I was able to get the value for money I needed. Well, eversince highstreet brand came in the Philippines, i know that they only conduct their major sale midyear (around july-august) and year-end (january-february), but i never get the chance to maximize this opportunity.
We all know that Zara is not the typical go-to brand for mid-range wage-workers like me. I could buy 1-2 quality items the most, but i would never spend more than that! If you're looking for quality, elegance, and timelessness, then you're in the right track. If you want to be trendy, yet on a budget, then you go to our trusted Forever21 branch!
So, whats the point why I'm telling all of this? Actually I just want to tell myself that i should not succumb to the temptation of spending my bonus during the holidays when prices are sky-high, rather wait for the end of season sale. Suppose i have a 10k shopping budget all for myself - this could go a long, long way! So 2014... I will prepare for you my dear!
Anyway, here are my great finds from my fave brands Zara, Forever21, and Parfois.
All in just less than an hour of shopping!
Sunday, January 13, 2013
― Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams
One way to "glamify" your look instantly - Just wear gold! Gold belongs to the yellow-family/hue in the colorwheel, to mimic the element Aurum (Au). Gold is the color of success, triumph, and achievement. The psychology of this color gold implies affluence, material wealth and extravagance.
A color of optimism, gold adds richness and warmth to everything with which it is associated - it illuminates and enhances other things around it, creating an aura of opulence. So, if you want to be glam if you don't have the moolah, just go for gold and you won't go wrong!