Merlot. Stud. Clutch.

Merlot, Studded Clutch, Sportsgirl | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

The day after. License to gorge on as many chocs, lollies and all them delectable lunches and dinners hosted by your Valentine, has now expired. Good thing it’s nearly the weekend, eh? But before you go off and enjoy yours, let me share a little something about a new statement of love. Merlot. Stud. Clutch. [...]

OOTD: Maps, Bags, And Printed Vintage; Navy Fridays

Maps, Prints, & Bags | Brown, Navy, Circle Sunnies, Vintage

“We shall sail like Columbus..” A few days after I saw the movie Life of Pi, I saw a particular item that quickly reminded me of this line from the movie. Sometimes I wake up and have “today I feel like vintage” days aside from my usual…Old soul tendencies? Brown x Navy has always been [...]

This year, call me ‘The Clutch Lady’

Clutch Love Collage, Portmans, Clutch, Ruby & Kit, Cotton On, Australia | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Not that I’d want you folks to take that seriously but, yea, outlook for the clutch for 2013 seems good, seeing that I’ve already managed to acquire quite a few of them and January isn’t even over. Let’s see — I already told you about the Faux Croc Clutch I bought soon after arriving in [...]

Stay Gold, 2013

December 24, Camo, Rings, Black, Gold, Ruby Woo | Style Manila

“You’re gold when you’re a kid, like green. When you’re a kid everything’s new, dawn. It’s just when you get used to everything that it’s day. Like the way you dig sunsets, Pony. That’s gold. Keep that way, it’s a good way to be.” – Johnny, The Outsiders (1983) Lip: Ruby Woo by MAC Some [...]

Faux Croc Clutch

Faux Croc Clutch - Target, purse, bags | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Imagining a fancy garb and fab stilts on, I do a mental check of available bags to pair with my fantasy ensemble. Clutch is the prime choice for an evening out. Dinner, drinks, perhaps a bit of dancing — I want to lug around a nice looking purse which will hold the night’s essentials. Yes, [...]

Tog du jour: Hard Knocks

Mango, distressed jeans, statement ring, accessories | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Contrasts: hues, textures, details, colours. Tog du jour. Infuse a distinct polarity in circumstances. Refuse the standardised denotation of lifestyle. Curb and be curbed. Magnify failings constructively; choose to hold on to the trump card. Exercise separation and functionalism. Disrupt your routine once in a while. Blue moon came and went, a chance to make [...]

Tog du jour: Colours and Cut-offs

Aldo bag, Blue | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Wishing I can say today’s tog du jour was inspired by the current season but I have to admit that this is a typical everyday outfit for me. Yes, a cut-off has become a staple and I would simply rotate my shirts, camis or some breezy top. What I can say is that today, Easter [...]

Weekend at The Pen, Part 1 | Let’s talk clutches and purses

Eena Acuna, Silver Purse | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Fashion, Lifestyle

It’s Friday Night. You quickly took a last glance at the mirror, checked to see if your lipstick’s still in place. Waiting at the other side of the door are your girls and the rest of the night. You know not to leave your purse, which holds all the night’s essentials. You step into the [...]

Little America x My Ideal Heart’s Day Date

Sasha Manuel, Herschel, Bags, Tog du jour, Little America | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Grab every opportunity to enjoy nature, rain or shine. Savor the coolness that a damp early afternoon drizzle would bring. Throw away inhibitions and just be. Time spent immersed in literature and long walks. Writings of love read or written, basking in the love that a single day magnifies. A day of hearts with that [...]

10 UNAROSA Gift Ideas for the Fashion Maven

Unarosa, Holiday Campaign 2011 | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

It’s almost Christmas! Isn’t it amazing? With all the twinkling lights and festive decors, the atmosphere is slowly shifting into a series of activities that’s both electric and stressful. The latter’s largely due to stuff related to prepping for the coming holiday feasting and, yes, the business of shopping for gifts. Have you finished with [...]