Skip to main content

Lookbook No. 28

 photo layoutblogpost1_zps1b91b37c.jpg

Hello my little lovelies!

They say that when in Rome, do as the Romans do. So what do you do if you find yourself smack right in the middle of the trendiest street this side of Asia?
 photo post4_zps52938dbe.jpg

Do as the Manilenos do, and shop til your hearts (and wads of cash) drops!
 photo post31_zpse5009173.jpg
Distressed cat sweater // Romwe, see similar here

There is something about shopping (a.k.a. retail therapy) in Manila that gives you quite a high. Don't know if it's the dirt cheap sale prices, or the amount of eye candy (talking about trendy, hunky shoppers) I get to ogle on that gives me this I-can-rock-the-world-in-high-heels feeling.

 photo post2_zpsdc050f93.jpg
Leather back pack // vintage

Or maybe it's the fact that I can practically wear anything, or any trend, without getting crossed looks from people now as opposed to how people did four or five years ago. I love how the Philippine fashion industry is moving at top speed, and how we are no longer mere spectators if its glory. We, the deprived generation of yesterday, are finally the moving and driving force of (fashion) today.

 photo spost1_zpsfc285364.jpg
Ankle strap shoes // Pill, old see here
Hype this on LB.

No longer are we looking at glossy prints wishing we could be the person beyond the image, but today we are that image. We have the power to create and style looks based on who we are an how we feel --and we are (a lot more) free to express ourselves without worrying what others might think. 
I like to believe that the we are the Romans of today - innovative and at the forefront of building the next fashion forward Colosseum.
Only question is, are you here for the ride as well?

Comments

  1. Cute outfit! Love that backpack. Haha, the sales and hunky men give me that same feeling <3

    Roxx~
    P.S - check out my new post: http://roxxanaifrim.blogspot.ro/2013/08/a-walk-in-herastrau-park.html

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Roxana! Got to love them <3

      Delete
  2. Michi,

    I adore the distressed cat sweater :) Shopping in manila always leaves me breathless. So many malls to go to!

    Keep on blogging,

    Apple
    www.appleandbees.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. You bet! My heart and my dissolving wallet is thrilled!

      Delete
  3. Ha! You're funny. What a great outfit! I hope you got some wonderful things.
    xo
    styleontheside.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Caroline! I did. I scored a bargain that day, and got to gush on and on about the cuties around :D

      Delete
  4. Replies
    1. Thank you Rizuna, this kitty sweater think you are a cutie too :D

      Delete
  5. great post! Love your blog!
    following u!
    keep in touch<3

    www.bstylevoyage.blogspot.com
    xx

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you for following Ramida, would love to follow you back :*

      Delete

Post a Comment

Thank you for your comment! <3

Popular posts from this blog

2nd BDJ Women's Summit {Giveaway Closed}

Hello darlings! Welcome back to the blog. Today, I'll be showing you what transpired last weekend at the 2nd BDJ Women's Summit. This charitable event was not only inspirational, but it also paved a way for people to get in touch with causes that benefit the women and children of the Philippines. These partner organizations include: Ahon sa Hirap Inc., Angat Buhay, ECPAT PH, Kinamot Nga Buhat, Grace to be Born, Elsie Gaches, Miss Possibilities Foundation, Fairplay for All Foundation, Girls Got Game PH, Plush and Play, as well as Jacinto and Lirio.


I took my friend with me to the Summit Talks and we thoroughly enjoyed their stories. Among the amazing line up of speakers, my absolute favorite ones were about BDJ founder, Darlyn Ty's beginnings and OFW turned Businesswoman, Rebecca Bustamante-Mills success story. It just goes to show that anybody can make it big with small beginnings.

Unboxing the BDJ Elite Box 2017 : Colour Collection

Hello my darlings! Today, we will be unboxing my first BDJ Elite Box. I have been curious about these boxes for a while now, so I jumped in excitement when the team from BDJ sent me this care package. :)


You can get all of these items from Colour Collection, which retails for more than 4,000 all together, for only Php 1480 at bdjbox.com/bdj-box. I highly suggest this for any beginner makeup artist since you can grow your kit with these essential makeup items.


The All Day Wear Lengthening Mascara (P399) and Brow Mascara (P399) are the perfect duo in creating that sleek eye makeup look. The brow mascara is very pigmented so swipe conservatively. :)


The 14HR Liquid Eye Liner Pen (P369) is very sharp and pigmented. I wore this to work the other day and it was very jet black - I love it! :)


This Eye Shadow Trio Palette (P399) is the bomb! It's matte but not too pigmented, so it's very forgiving for first time users. I am totally into Dove Cameron's makeup look and I found that…

Ahaishopping.com Giveaway - Open Worldwide {CLOSED}

Hello my little sweet peas!

As promised, here is another installment of Oh Snap! It's Giveaway time. Our featured giveaway sponsor for this month is Ahaishopping.com. Ahaishopping is a korean & street fashion women clothing online store, offering cheap but quality women clothes and accessories with free shipping worldwide!

I first fell in love with this store upon watching youtuber: lilisimply's summer haul that included this delicate yet luxurious looking white dress from ahaishopping. If you want to check out that video, you may click here. They are also offering these trendy clothing pieces for as low as $9.99! How great is that?

With creds like that, who wouldn't want to win one of these amazing prizes?


TO JOIN, SIMPLY FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW:
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Two (2) winners will be picked randomly at the end of the giveaway period, and each will be eligible to win the following:

** If the contest has over 100 valid competitors: each of the winners will get **