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)
In the past few weeks, I have been reading more about positivity and the law of attraction, almost like being obsessed with it. I meditated a lot, I listened and read about it via the masters like Rhonda Byrne, Abraham Hicks, and the like, and heard/read a lot of miraculous manifestations of regular people, but never did I ever expect that I was about to … Continue reading How I manifested 100GBP almost miraculously
Don’t take anything or anyone for granted. It’s cliché, but with every life cycle, we forget to remember the great people and things that happen to us–until adversity strikes our lives. For the past two months, I’ve recently had a lot of breakdowns (like that of Jaclyn Jose’s famous breakdown scene in Ma’Rosa) because there have been setbacks in my business which I have no … Continue reading Don’t take anything for granted.
I am riddled with guilt. I don’t know what it is during June and July that my whole spirit makes me go online or to the malls to look for stuff to buy. I tell you, it’s not only because of the mall-wide sales. During these months for the past years, I almost exclusively buy stuff online and on thrift shops (most of which aren’t … Continue reading I’m banned from shopping for 30 days!
I just had to. In celebration of Love, Courage, Commitment, and Decision that transcend Religion, Race, Culture, and Sexuality. Just like the film “Happy Together” by Wong Kar-Wai, I don’t speak of sexuality, but the rollercoaster that is love, in general. Believe me I try to understand what a lot of people who are against this stand for and even take into consideration the issue … Continue reading Love Wins!
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
Here’s the style 2 of Miko of Ikemen Desu Ne J-Drama Continue reading Ikemen Desu Ne Miko Style 2 (by Nepushi Ledesma)
This look was inspired by Miko (played by Takimoto Miori) from the Japanese drama Ikemen Desu Ne. I’m actually posting more Miko-inspired get-up soon. Meanwhile, check this out. Oxford shoes available upon request @ Beau Stuff Shop. Continue reading Ikemen Desu Ne Miko Style 1 (by Nepushi Ledesma)
Last time I saw my unni’s was like 2 months ago, so we headed to Abreeza mall to catch up with each other. I wore this vintage top I asked from my grandmother (she used to wear it in the 60’s!) to get this Alexa Chung style (I soo love her)! Interested in the bag and shoes? You can get it here. With Ces un-ni … Continue reading Bonding with my oneesan’s @ Abreeza Mall
Alexa Chung-inspired get-up w/ grandma’s old blouse (by Nepushi Ledesma) I wore this vintage top I asked from my grandmother (she used to wear it in the 60’s!) to get this Alexa Chung style (I soo love her)! Interested in the bag and shoes? You can get it here. Continue reading My Alexa Chung-inspired get-up