May 31, 2009


I decided to stay in to pack my apartment but in the end I couldn't resist the Scottish Summer.
It was 24 degrees today (UNREAL) so I had to go out!

Anyway, this is what I wore to Tesco.
Errmm, not too sure about the skirt.
I'm such a fashion failure in summer.

top: maryjane (from singapore), skirt: la petite francaise, belt: vintage, shoes: zara, bag: chanel

Just Another Brick Wall

May 26, 2009

Topshop jacket, Topman shirt, SM dress, DKNY heels

Cheap thrills: Taking pictures in front of brick walls!!! Hahaha


top: kookai, skirt: from hong kong and human, belt: oasis, sunnies: primark, cuff: juldizon, earrings: pearl clusters from my late grandma, and shoes from charles and keith

I was tagged by Rain from MyLoveStory yonks ago but was far too busy with exams.
Sorry for the delay, Rain!

What is your current obsession?
My primark sunnies, beautiful fine jewellery (though this has been an ongoing obsession for the past 10 years), assymetrical necklines (still not over it), and weight watchers dessert recipe yogurt (toffee apple).

What is your weirdest obsession?
mysupermarket.co.uk -> number 1 in my 'most visited' bookmark.

What are you wearing today?
a kookai top paired with 2 skirts that I layered.

What's for dinner?
Chicken salad with apple slices and mozarella cheese

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Green tea

What do you think about the person who tagged you?
Rain is ultra-kind. I'm always flattered by her lovely comments :)

If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?
Santander. Avenida de la Reina Victoria overlooking the Magdalena beach.

What's your must have piece for summer?
Gem-encrusted Sunglasses.

If you could go anywhere in the world for next hour, where would you go?
Argentina because I've never been.
I wouldn't mind going back to Turkey though. I love that place.

Which language do you want to learn?
Mandarin and French

Who do you want to meet right now?
My future husband

What is your favorite colour?
It may come as a surprise that I actually love vibrant colors like red, purple and blue. I think they look divine in art and nature, just not on me.

What is your favorite piece of clothing in your own wardrobe?
An Isabel Marant top

What is your dream job?
Fashion Editor. Vogue.
Fashion buyer. Harvey Nichols.

What's your favourite magazine?
L'Officiel and CitizenK

If you had £100 now, what would you spend it on?
An Easyjet ticket to Madrid and spend the change on the veal dish in Bazaar.

Favorite designer?
Tomas Maier of Bottega Veneta- a pragmatic perfectionist with a defined vision.

Do you admire anyone's style?
The power sisters: Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Bouvier Radziwill

Describe your personal style?
I'll tell you what it's not. Bang on trend

What are you going to do after this?
heading to the gym

What are your favourite movies?
Breakfast at Tifannys and Volver

What's your favourite fruit?
Philippine Mangoes

What inspires you?
Reality. Forget Art.

Bling on my Eye

May 24, 2009

Quick update:

1) I'm finally done with exams and in less than 3 weeks I'll be back in Asia! :D

2)The summer holiday officially started with post-exam celebratory drinks at the Dome with Issey and Sarah followed by aimless wandering around Princes Street.

The Dome in George Street
The Chinese Room
The heavenly ladies roomThe washrooms are unreal! It has been reported by Edinburgh News that a recent upgrade on the ladies and men's rooms set the Dome back 6 figures in BRITISH POUNDS(at least 10 million pesos) . Boscolo, a bathroom specialist, was commissioned to carry out the luxury refit. The toilet features a crystal chandelier and each cubicle has its own individual etched Venetian mirror. That is, in addition to the 3 in front of the wash basins. The walls, on the other hand, are covered with embroidered silk that extend to the window curtains.
*sigh, I can only wish that my future house will be half as sushal as this ba

3) Currently obsessed with these 'strass' sunglasses I got from Primark a week ago when Sarah and I went to Glasgow. I know they're a tad tawdry but that's kinda why I love them

close-up of the sunglasses and my belt set against my Bal

top: religioso, checkered skirt: thrifted, jeweled leather belt: oasis, sunglasses: primark, bag: balenciaga, necklaces from Japan and Greenhills, shoes: not in picture because i just scrubbed my floor and I want to keep it as germ free for as long as i possibly can

Gone Parking

May 22, 2009

Today is the day you add us on BlogLovin'

graphic tank from BKK, Tracey Feith for Target floral motorcycle blazer, F21 long shorts, Aranaz bag, Aldo shoes

(photo credit: Marga Dalsfoist)

Because we decided to have an impromptu photoshoot in the Target Parking lot.

Oceans Away

May 17, 2009

You. Yes. You... add us on BlogLovin'

F21 tank, thrifted lace skirt, F21 hat, Juan wedges, stamped leather belt from somewhere, bracelets from BKK, ARANAZ bags, sunnies from Cotton On courtesy of Hanna!!!

Meet my cousin Kayla in a F21 studded belt! The Kikay Queen of the Bay Area! Hahaha!
(photo credit: monette & kayla dalsfoist)

Who would have thought that I'd FINALLY get to go the States by myself?
Well here I am...12 hours and 2 suitcases later.

Some quick random photos from my first 2 days:
(l-r): the Golden Gate Bridge, my cousins Kayla and Marga, street lights, YUMMY pancakes

Mooching with Mills

HM dress, cotton on sunnies, sm houndstooth cropped cardi, clarks shoes, jul dizon cuff, vintage loewe bag,

Mooching with Mills involved:
-almost riding a random bus just for kicks
-going 10 times round and round the electric door at Debenhams
- editing breasty's wardrobe
these sad dilapidated leaf sandal things just HAD to go
and styling some of the things she has stopped wearing
-having the most disastrous meal at Barca which is an overpriced fluff of a restaurant that had a great ambiance but shite food. admittedly though, we were being pretty terrible customers too..like we took ages to decide on a seat and finally sat at the worst area possible, rearranged the table setting so we could be nearer to each other, asked if the meals could be modified to a vegetarian option for sarah and finally deciding not to have it, complained about the uncooked paella and taking forever to decide what to replace it with.
we definitely had spit on our meal.
spit paella.
- taking over Primark. Sarah going crazy and buying everything in sight 15 minutes before the store closed. Me exercising restraint and buying only a black cashmere cardigan (uh, let's hope it wont start falling apart after 2 wears!the tag said 100% pure cashmere...somehow im doubting that that is not a lie) and a gaudy rhinestone encrusted pair of sunglasses reminiscent of those lanvins that i cant afford.
- being given free ice cream at burger king by the nice indian man who struggled to find spoons -getting trapped on a train talking about bogeys and pus for about an hour when suddenly all the lights went off. then finally realizing we had gone on the wrong train because mills had looked at the arrivals schedule instead of the departures.
we are lurvely.

The Lady Noire Affair

May 14, 2009


One down, One more to go!

top, blazer, belt: zara, random skirt, sunnies from japan

Good news, I survived my first exam! :D


May 13, 2009

If there is one thing you can do for me today,
it's to vote vote vote for Rosanna in this week's style star!
because her wardrobe is amazing (I can vouch for this)
because her sense of style kicks-ass (You can vouch for this)
and simply because she is one of the most clever, kind-hearted, and grounded people you will ever come across (the WORLD can vouch for this!!)<-- Nothing related to style but it's nice to vote for a nice person.

so don't just vote once, don't just vote twice, vote a million times for my little star!!!! ;D

click: VOTE
she deserves it...

Perks of Being A Wallflower

May 12, 2009

photo credit: Miguel Aranaz

vintage floral blazer, custom made silver brocade dress, ARANAZ clutch, bangles and rings from BKK

I finally got to wear this dress I had made ages ago!
It's a really simple dress made from some leftover fabric that I found in the factory.

Oh..really random/weird story about this outfit.
It was the outfit I had a dream about a few nights ago.
So I decided to recreate it the next day. Hahaha!

Beauty Bees

A sneak peak into our beauty bags :


Shu Uemura eyelash curler
Supermodel by Victoria's Secret Lip Gloss in Runway
Elf Lipstick in Nude
Chanel Lipstick in Lover
Mac Lipglass in Fine China
Some Kind-a Gorgeous powder by Benefit
Elf Bronzing Powder
Shu Uemura blush in P Red 14
Maybelline Volum' Express Turbo Boost Mascara
Dior Eyeshadow

Lancome L'extreme mascara 01
Shu Uemura eyelash curler
Bobbi Brown Long Wear Liquid Eyeliner
Mac Limited Edition Palette
Mac white eye kohl
Bobbi Brown Lip Gloss Ruby 28
Body Innovations lip plumper
Petroleum Jelly

Im a face product addict and this photograph is evidence of it. Believe me, I've tried everything from La Prairie, Lancome, Skinceuticals to all the pharmaceuticals ointments sold in the chemist. Over the years, I've pretty much stuck with Avene and Dermalogica though because my skin is hypersensitive and these two brands are perfect since they offer products that are non-comedogenic, fragrance-free and dermatologically tested. Ocassionally, I also use Mario Badescu if I get a spot (Drying Lotion) or Aloe Vera Gel.

Obviously, I don't use everything everyday.
If I did, I would never manage to leave the apartment.

PS. Dont forget to leave your links either here or on the post before this! :D

Link Exchange!

May 11, 2009

Hi everyone! I just realized the list of other blogs that we exchanged links with is gone! It must have disappeared after I redid the layout. If we exchanged links with you please let us know so we can update our blogroll! Thanks Lottie of The Pelican and Me for the heads up!

PS. Please visit JenniEpperson.com! A friend of mine is in the running towards becoming the next intern! Vote for Danni!!! Thanks!

Oh Boy!

May 10, 2009

I think you SHOULD add us on BlogLovin'
(photo credit: Miguel Aranaz)

thrifted Men's jacket, Topshop tank, pants from BKK, Aldo wedges, vintage necklaces,
Aranaz for Rags to Riches full rosette clutch

I'm wearing one of my favorite thrift finds and I was finally able to wear these pants out.
I adore the shape and guess what? It was only 200 baht in Bangkok! That's like P300 or $6

All the rain proves that summer is really over :( But that does not mean it's the end of
my days as a bum..because there 4 more days til I leave for anothe vacation!!!
SF and NY, here I come! I can't wait.

PS. Can someone please tell me what the weather
would be like in both SF and NY by the end of May????

Lazy Daze

May 9, 2009

A bit of a blah outfit to match the very blah state i am in right now.

I've been living in this grey t-shirt and black bandage skirt the entire week because I've been stuck indoors revising for the dreaded exams I have to take on wednesday.
At this point I'm just hoping for two things:
1) that feminism/postcolonialism comes up in the essay questions and
2)that my 50+ year old ancient professor who I have a legit crush on won't proctor for the exams.
(i. need. to. concentrate.)

*PS. exciting news: i am now the proud owner of a lumix camera! i cant wait for june (when i get back to manille) so i can finally use it and say bye to gross photos forever.

top: cotton on men's shirt, skirt: no idea where i got this from. singapore, i think. necklaces: warehouse, bag: vintage from brisbane and sunnies from cotton on