Adidas Originals: Errbody all in, #UniteAllOriginals

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Seemingly surfacing in an air chamber of a sempiternal synthetic cave, I found myself warming the slick white couch at Club Haze on a rainy Saturday night — still partial to darkness and positively coaxed by the promise of hip-hop. It was one of them Adidas Originals parties, after all. #UniteAllOriginals The idea of refusing [...]

Chambray

Chambray, Sasha Manuel, outfits, lookbook, Tog du jour, Australia, denim shirt, Esprit, Trends | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

cham·bray |ˈ sh amˌbrā; -brē| noun a linen-finished gingham cloth with a white weft and a colored warp, producing a mottled appearance. Shirts, fashion tops, dresses, jackets, even rompers, skirts and trousers. It comes in different colours, too. Red, Black, Grey, and several shades of Blue — from deep indigos to faded light blue — [...]

A Dash of Red; Style Sighting

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Celebrating the day of hearts with a serving of Red. Just a dash of Red. And a moment of style spotted then featured. Say hello to Shai Coggins of Good Style Social, “a blog dedicated to finding stories and products that promote beauty, fashion, and all things that make us look good outwardly, whilst helping [...]

Palazzo Pant x Rope Around Your Neck; Tog du jour

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Make all your decisions without fear or favour. Don’t listen to the voice of the masses or to the ingrained belief that you can’t or you shouldn’t. Wouldn’t it be better to ask, “Why not?” Trick is to know how, and how to know. Train your brain to see what works best and never be [...]

Style Board, 02.07.13; Wild at Heart

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Spliced and contrasts. Black and dark. Tough accessories. Distressed. All inspired by a banned shoe. Wild at Heart. Wild at Heart, style board created via Polyvore Definitely not a candidate for a Valentine’s day outfit. What’s your style mood today? xo, Sasha

Denim Dilemma: Printed vs Distressed

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Livening things up in the t-shirt and jeans front are two fantastic details in active rotation: Printed Jeans AND Distressed Jeans. Casual and hip, tough and urban. They’re just the right amount of oomph the simple look needs to make the style staple a little more interesting. But you can’t wear them both at the [...]

Colour Crushing on Rose Gold

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Veering away from my apparent partiality to neutrals, I try to create a compulsive spin on my colour preferences. It’s already a given that I’m currently experimenting on prints across all style elements, such as leopard print and striped tees (more on prints on a later post); understandable that I further extend the reach of [...]

On Style Transitions, Mocs and the Leopard Print

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Dry spell. A long stretch of monotonous events that had your style genius exiled to dullsville. Indolence shadowing you, no matter how hard you try to shake it off. You just need a glimpse of a colour amidst all the pastiness. Your situation necessitates a change perhaps. How would you go about it? Many of [...]

Shades of Grey with a chance of Brown and Gold

Shades of Grey collage, Tog du jour, Outfits, Lookbook, Sasha Manuel, Australia | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Nothing wrong with being ordinary. Or wearing old things, for that matter. These present opportunities for the wheels of our imagination to turn. They can fuel an activity geared towards creativity. Take any normal day, for instance. You know you’ll wake up to a set of activities, thinking them common and, quite possibly, dull — [...]

This year, call me ‘The Clutch Lady’

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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 [...]