6 Reasons why I buy used clothes (and the impending rise of fast fashion)

I recently had another ukay-ukay haul with my sister and a friend. This time, we budgeted 500PHP each, and it took us 3 hours to be able to use up our money. In the Philippines, ukay-ukay (thrift shopping) was derived from the term hukay, which means to dig or to turn over and back either in search of something. Most used clothes are imported from … Continue reading 6 Reasons why I buy used clothes (and the impending rise of fast fashion)

Online Shopping Madness: Monica’s Closet

Monica’s Closet is an all-around web shop that caters to every girly-girl’s needs. Well, it’s not like I’m girly, but sometimes I fall for all the kawaii stuff available in the market, especially if they’re for cheap and I dress up cute sometimes. Even though Monica’s closet offers a variety of goods, I was able to only get a few things since the clothes she … Continue reading Online Shopping Madness: Monica’s Closet

Wearing Lolita

Avant Garde female enthusiasts are currently searching and discovering more underground and beyond-the-norm culture to adapt not only in film, music, visual arts, but also in fashion. One of the things that take interests these girls is the Lolita fashion. Odessa Tan, 18, is one of thes girls who wear Lolita. During days with no classes, she only wears Lolita. When asked why she wears … Continue reading Wearing Lolita