Sweater Weather

Newspapers (or their social media counterparts, to put it more accurately) in the Philippines declared the start of the rainy season just when I hit the third anniversary milestone with my girlfriend, Joanna. For some jinxed reason, we always end up postponing our anniversary date plans. We were supposed to head out on a date…

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It Is What It Is

    Since the last of my summer hurrahs and anniversary celebration ended, I found myself looking forward to more ordinary weekends. Long work days feel longer, and the humdrum feels crippling. A funny thing: I read horoscopes for fun. Sometimes they’re accurate, sometimes they make zero sense. And this week, in the middle of…

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Velvet Champagne Kind of Night

A year ago, I had zero polka dot items in my closet. Now, the pattern outnumbers my stripes. Girl can’t have too many polka dot staples—and I insist that this one is different. This dress is one of those rare impulsive buys that, to this day, still draws a gasp from me. I saw it…

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One-and-Done in A Romper

Previously, I had stated that I don’t own a lot of dresses, jumpsuits, or one-and-done items. I like mixing and matching clothes, which is why my wardrobe is largely composed of separate pieces. But that is starting to change, and I’ve been finding myself looking into one-and-done items as of late. I’m not going to…

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Props for the Gram

The long and short of this blog is, I bought sunglasses to look cool. I’ve always been frustrated with sunglasses. As someone conscious about style, I know how much a pair of cool shades can elevate any look. The problem, you see, is that I’m myopic. I wear high-grade eyeglasses all the time and I’d…

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