do the bartman

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Simpson print everything has been around for quite some time and I even got a bit tired of looking at them for awhile but when I saw this twin set from Mart of China, I just couldn't resist.

I found it too adorable to pass up.

If I was taller and skinnier, this would've been a cropped sweater with a nice pencil skirt...but I'm neither (:P) so I just took it as a regular sweater and skirt which is actually way more comfortable and easier to live in all day. No need to suck in the tummy. hahaha

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bart simpson sweater set street style
bart simpson sweater street style
bart simpson sweater set street style
bart simpson sweater set street style
bart simpson street style
puma time ultrasize
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converse weatherized challenge

To celebrate the launch of Converse' new Weatherized Collection, I along with 22 other bloggers were invited to tap into our creativity and create distinct looks revolving around the shoes, caps and jackets from the collection.

I didn't know what to expect when I got there but I was pleasantly surprised at the new selection of shoes which had more of a distinct boot personality...perfect for these cold months.

Although widely known for their Chuck Taylor's and Jack Purcell's, Converse has actually been in the boot business since the early 1900s.

Footwear from the new Weatherized Collection is actually a marriage of the two - tried and tested leather boots plus the comfort and versatility of the Chuck Taylor and Jack Purcell sneaker lines.

converse weatherized collection
And here are some photos from the mini shoot we did. As luck would have it, I was struck with the flu minutes before and it was quite the struggle to go through with it.

 I was quite amazed and grateful that these photos turned out okay, I wasn't expecting them to look half as decent as how they turned out. I was feeling pretty (ugh) but I guess it's easy to look happy when you're surrounded by Converse merchandise!

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converse weatherized collection challenge
converse winterized collection
converse weatherized challenge
converse weatherized challenge
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About the look: More than anything, cold weather always translates to me as cozy so I took to the mens section for inspiration. Wearing a Converse logo tee as a dress which I paired with this adorable athletic jacket, also from the mens section. To keep with my comfort theme, I finished off the look these new hi-cut leather chucks from the newly released Weatherized Collection. We all know Chucks go with everything but these are especially great because they combine the practicality and sturdiness of a boot with the comfort of Chucks. A++ for wet weather and travelling.

for more of the Weatherized Collection and exciting discounts and promos, LIKE Converse Philippines on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@conversephilippines)

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giveaway: casa noble premium tequila + shot glasses

Hi friends! Most of you may not know this but it's my birthday today and in keeping with my personal tradition and Casa Noble's, I want everyone to celebrate with me by giving away 2 miniature bottles + shot glasses of Casa Noble's premium tequila!

casa noble philippines
casa noble philippines
casa noble philippines
A little background on Casa Noble - Critically acclaimed and acknowledged the world over as one of the finest ultra premium tequila brands. Made from 100% organically grown “blue agave,” it is widely sought after for its smooth aroma and a distinctly satisfying velvety finish.

This is not one of those tequilas you knock back just to get drunk, you sip it and enjoy its clean and smooth flavor. According to a tequila review site I found online, Casa Noble's rating far exceeds another leading premium tequila brand that is currently more popular in our country...but not for long. With Casa Noble, competitive price and premium quality, it sure to be a hit with connoisseurs before the year is over.

casa noble obama
casa noble giveaway
casa noble giveaway
And now the best part! I only got to try Casa Noble's crystal variant (lowest grade) and I was already blown away by its smooth quality. For you guys, I'm giving away these super cute miniatures of its most premium variants (anejo and reposado)!

All you have to do to enter is be at least 18 years of age and fill up the rafflecopter form below:


Good luck! Cheers to a great year and more awesome years ahead!

denim + tribal

Friday, November 29, 2013

Hi Guys...

Been down with the flu since yesterday as in a full blown fever with chills and have been asleep for more than 18 hours probably? I got it from Dennis who was also sick a couple of days ago. It sucks because it's my birthday tomorrow and we've already planned a beach trip for the weekend. Everything is paid for. We're still going but I don't know what I'm going to do there. Hope I get better so the trip isn't wasted. 

Here's an outfit post that we shot a few days ago. 

Wearing my new ethnic skirt from Mart of China. I have been drawn towards detailed pencil skirts lately. They add so much character to an outfit without having to try so hard. I especially love the leather trim and fabric detail on this one. The color combination makes it so versatile and easy to pair with almost everything in my closet. I can see myself getting a lot of wear and tear out of this one.

mart of china tribal skirt
tribal skirt
mart of china tribal skirt
uniqlo philippines chambray shirt

uniqlo chambray shirt | mart of china ethnic skirt (see here) | zara sandals

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ops! objects - cool jewelry arrives in manila

Thursday, November 28, 2013

OPS! Objects "Cool Jewelry" has arrived in the Philippines and we have a fellow shoppingera to thank for it.

Story behind OPS! is that while she was travelling through France recently, she spotted all these girls wearing colorful, super eye-catching plastic bracelets. After summing up the courage to ask someone where it was from, she finally found an OPS! Objects boutique. Once there she had such trouble picking just one that she came up with the idea that most Filipinas will probably feel the same way about these funky pieces of jewelry so she decided to bring them in.

The rest is history.

The OPS! Objects jewelry line was launched at the Vanilla Cupcake bakery in Glorietta over cupcakes and tea...

What I love most about this jewelry line is that they're stylish without being stuffy. Just a lot of fun!

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ops! objects philippines
ops! objects launch manila
ops! objects
ops! objects manila
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ops! objects bracelet
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ops objects luxury bracelet

OPS! Objects couldn't have come at a better time. I personally think they would make great gifts for anyone's mom/sister/best friend. What do you think? :)

for more on OPS! Objects follow @opsphilippines on instagram


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because inc: saforelle + the cream factory

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

I headed to Ortigas several days ago to meet the people behind Because Inc and the new products they're bringing into our country: Saforelle Gentle Cleansing Care and The Cream Factory.

To tell you the truth, I was a bit weirded out when I was first contacted by Because Inc. Unlike other companies, they wanted to schedule a one on one sit down meeting, not for a contract but just to get to know me and to personally introduce their products. It felt a little network-ish.

But now I know why.

They are one meticulous bunch and every single detail is painstakingly attended to. There is a pure love for what they do and what they sell.

And for good reason. I have been given the privilege to try their products and they are really wholesome, happy and exceptional.
saforelle philippines
I am already a user of Saforelle. My first bottle came in one of my glamourboxes.

Often mistaken for feminine wash, Saforelle is actually an all over gentle cleansing care product from France.

It's safe for everyday use on your intimate area and it also makes a great body and face wash. It's my favorite travel buddy since I only have to take 1 bottle with me now instead of 3.

What I love about Saforelle is its scent and how gentle it really feels on the body. You know how we associate feminine wash scents with our genital area? Not Saforelle, it smell reminds me of one of my favorite colognes as a child, can't quite put my finger on it but its around the lines of Jean Nate or Denenes.

It also contains Burdock extract which is great for moisturizing and getting rid of skin irritations and itch. It helps relieve diaper rash, jock itch and even insect bites!

What's even better is that it roughly costs just as much as all those other feminine washes in the market but you get much much more out of it.

saforelle
the cream factory philippines
And next, The Cream Factory.

I haven't had the chance to try the body washes yet but I've already taken a whiff of all them and they smell really good.

The Cream Factory's products contain real goat's milk which is great for the skin. They also use a lot of healing ingredients like Witch Hazel, Jojoba, Honey, Seaweed, Chocolate, Sea salt, Avocado and Cinammon.

Each bottle is labeled with its respective benefits so its easy for you to pick the right one to target your specific skin care needs.

the cream factory
the cream factory philippines

Like I said, have not had the chance to try the Bath Creams but I have been able to test their Sea Salt scrub which I immediately fell in love with. The smell takes me back to the beach, a little product goes a long way and it works EXTREMELY well. My skin was 110x smoother after just a few minutes of exfoliating. It contains the right amount and size of grain for efficient exfoliation plus the essential oils used in their scrubs is also ultra moisturizing. I highly highly recommend trying this.

for more info on Because Inc and their products, LIKE them on Facebook or visit http://because.com.ph/

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skechers opens flagship store in glorietta

Skechers opened their flagship store at the new Glorietta yesterday.

The new boutique carries all of Skechers products including apparel for men and women, watches and under garments. It's divided into dedicated areas for men, women, children and accessories for added shopping convenience.

There are also numerous couches distributed around the store for guaranteed ease and comfort while trying on the many stylish designs that Skechers has to offer.

Here are some pics of the opening...

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Saturday, November 30, 2013

do the bartman

Simpson print everything has been around for quite some time and I even got a bit tired of looking at them for awhile but when I saw this twin set from Mart of China, I just couldn't resist.

I found it too adorable to pass up.

If I was taller and skinnier, this would've been a cropped sweater with a nice pencil skirt...but I'm neither (:P) so I just took it as a regular sweater and skirt which is actually way more comfortable and easier to live in all day. No need to suck in the tummy. hahaha

mart of china bart simpson sweater set
bart simpson sweater set street style
bart simpson sweater street style
bart simpson sweater set street style
bart simpson sweater set street style
bart simpson street style
puma time ultrasize
mart of china bart simpson sweater set (see here) | zara sandals | puma time ultrasize watch | huf dirtbags

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converse weatherized challenge

To celebrate the launch of Converse' new Weatherized Collection, I along with 22 other bloggers were invited to tap into our creativity and create distinct looks revolving around the shoes, caps and jackets from the collection.

I didn't know what to expect when I got there but I was pleasantly surprised at the new selection of shoes which had more of a distinct boot personality...perfect for these cold months.

Although widely known for their Chuck Taylor's and Jack Purcell's, Converse has actually been in the boot business since the early 1900s.

Footwear from the new Weatherized Collection is actually a marriage of the two - tried and tested leather boots plus the comfort and versatility of the Chuck Taylor and Jack Purcell sneaker lines.

converse weatherized collection
And here are some photos from the mini shoot we did. As luck would have it, I was struck with the flu minutes before and it was quite the struggle to go through with it.

 I was quite amazed and grateful that these photos turned out okay, I wasn't expecting them to look half as decent as how they turned out. I was feeling pretty (ugh) but I guess it's easy to look happy when you're surrounded by Converse merchandise!

converse philippines
converse weatherized collection challenge
converse winterized collection
converse weatherized challenge
converse weatherized challenge
converse philippines weatherized collection
converse philippines
About the look: More than anything, cold weather always translates to me as cozy so I took to the mens section for inspiration. Wearing a Converse logo tee as a dress which I paired with this adorable athletic jacket, also from the mens section. To keep with my comfort theme, I finished off the look these new hi-cut leather chucks from the newly released Weatherized Collection. We all know Chucks go with everything but these are especially great because they combine the practicality and sturdiness of a boot with the comfort of Chucks. A++ for wet weather and travelling.

for more of the Weatherized Collection and exciting discounts and promos, LIKE Converse Philippines on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@conversephilippines)

JOIN MY GIVEAWAYS:

giveaway: casa noble premium tequila + shot glasses

Hi friends! Most of you may not know this but it's my birthday today and in keeping with my personal tradition and Casa Noble's, I want everyone to celebrate with me by giving away 2 miniature bottles + shot glasses of Casa Noble's premium tequila!

casa noble philippines
casa noble philippines
casa noble philippines
A little background on Casa Noble - Critically acclaimed and acknowledged the world over as one of the finest ultra premium tequila brands. Made from 100% organically grown “blue agave,” it is widely sought after for its smooth aroma and a distinctly satisfying velvety finish.

This is not one of those tequilas you knock back just to get drunk, you sip it and enjoy its clean and smooth flavor. According to a tequila review site I found online, Casa Noble's rating far exceeds another leading premium tequila brand that is currently more popular in our country...but not for long. With Casa Noble, competitive price and premium quality, it sure to be a hit with connoisseurs before the year is over.

casa noble obama
casa noble giveaway
casa noble giveaway
And now the best part! I only got to try Casa Noble's crystal variant (lowest grade) and I was already blown away by its smooth quality. For you guys, I'm giving away these super cute miniatures of its most premium variants (anejo and reposado)!

All you have to do to enter is be at least 18 years of age and fill up the rafflecopter form below:


Good luck! Cheers to a great year and more awesome years ahead!

Friday, November 29, 2013

denim + tribal

Hi Guys...

Been down with the flu since yesterday as in a full blown fever with chills and have been asleep for more than 18 hours probably? I got it from Dennis who was also sick a couple of days ago. It sucks because it's my birthday tomorrow and we've already planned a beach trip for the weekend. Everything is paid for. We're still going but I don't know what I'm going to do there. Hope I get better so the trip isn't wasted. 

Here's an outfit post that we shot a few days ago. 

Wearing my new ethnic skirt from Mart of China. I have been drawn towards detailed pencil skirts lately. They add so much character to an outfit without having to try so hard. I especially love the leather trim and fabric detail on this one. The color combination makes it so versatile and easy to pair with almost everything in my closet. I can see myself getting a lot of wear and tear out of this one.

mart of china tribal skirt
tribal skirt
mart of china tribal skirt
uniqlo philippines chambray shirt

uniqlo chambray shirt | mart of china ethnic skirt (see here) | zara sandals

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Thursday, November 28, 2013

ops! objects - cool jewelry arrives in manila

OPS! Objects "Cool Jewelry" has arrived in the Philippines and we have a fellow shoppingera to thank for it.

Story behind OPS! is that while she was travelling through France recently, she spotted all these girls wearing colorful, super eye-catching plastic bracelets. After summing up the courage to ask someone where it was from, she finally found an OPS! Objects boutique. Once there she had such trouble picking just one that she came up with the idea that most Filipinas will probably feel the same way about these funky pieces of jewelry so she decided to bring them in.

The rest is history.

The OPS! Objects jewelry line was launched at the Vanilla Cupcake bakery in Glorietta over cupcakes and tea...

What I love most about this jewelry line is that they're stylish without being stuffy. Just a lot of fun!

ops! objects philippines
ops! objects philippines
ops! objects launch manila
ops! objects
ops! objects manila
ops! objects philippines
ops! objects bracelet
ops! objects
ops objects
ops objects luxury bracelet

OPS! Objects couldn't have come at a better time. I personally think they would make great gifts for anyone's mom/sister/best friend. What do you think? :)

for more on OPS! Objects follow @opsphilippines on instagram


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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

because inc: saforelle + the cream factory

I headed to Ortigas several days ago to meet the people behind Because Inc and the new products they're bringing into our country: Saforelle Gentle Cleansing Care and The Cream Factory.

To tell you the truth, I was a bit weirded out when I was first contacted by Because Inc. Unlike other companies, they wanted to schedule a one on one sit down meeting, not for a contract but just to get to know me and to personally introduce their products. It felt a little network-ish.

But now I know why.

They are one meticulous bunch and every single detail is painstakingly attended to. There is a pure love for what they do and what they sell.

And for good reason. I have been given the privilege to try their products and they are really wholesome, happy and exceptional.
saforelle philippines
I am already a user of Saforelle. My first bottle came in one of my glamourboxes.

Often mistaken for feminine wash, Saforelle is actually an all over gentle cleansing care product from France.

It's safe for everyday use on your intimate area and it also makes a great body and face wash. It's my favorite travel buddy since I only have to take 1 bottle with me now instead of 3.

What I love about Saforelle is its scent and how gentle it really feels on the body. You know how we associate feminine wash scents with our genital area? Not Saforelle, it smell reminds me of one of my favorite colognes as a child, can't quite put my finger on it but its around the lines of Jean Nate or Denenes.

It also contains Burdock extract which is great for moisturizing and getting rid of skin irritations and itch. It helps relieve diaper rash, jock itch and even insect bites!

What's even better is that it roughly costs just as much as all those other feminine washes in the market but you get much much more out of it.

saforelle
the cream factory philippines
And next, The Cream Factory.

I haven't had the chance to try the body washes yet but I've already taken a whiff of all them and they smell really good.

The Cream Factory's products contain real goat's milk which is great for the skin. They also use a lot of healing ingredients like Witch Hazel, Jojoba, Honey, Seaweed, Chocolate, Sea salt, Avocado and Cinammon.

Each bottle is labeled with its respective benefits so its easy for you to pick the right one to target your specific skin care needs.

the cream factory
the cream factory philippines

Like I said, have not had the chance to try the Bath Creams but I have been able to test their Sea Salt scrub which I immediately fell in love with. The smell takes me back to the beach, a little product goes a long way and it works EXTREMELY well. My skin was 110x smoother after just a few minutes of exfoliating. It contains the right amount and size of grain for efficient exfoliation plus the essential oils used in their scrubs is also ultra moisturizing. I highly highly recommend trying this.

for more info on Because Inc and their products, LIKE them on Facebook or visit http://because.com.ph/

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skechers opens flagship store in glorietta

Skechers opened their flagship store at the new Glorietta yesterday.

The new boutique carries all of Skechers products including apparel for men and women, watches and under garments. It's divided into dedicated areas for men, women, children and accessories for added shopping convenience.

There are also numerous couches distributed around the store for guaranteed ease and comfort while trying on the many stylish designs that Skechers has to offer.

Here are some pics of the opening...

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skechers philippines branches
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