Japanese Schoolgirl Kind of Day
This is one theme that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time already- a Japanese student with the pretty short skirt and structured blazer as a uniform! I hope my interpretation is good enough. :D
I’ve always been envious of students from foreign or international schools who sport cute uniforms.If this was the case during my high school days, dressing up will be no-brainer fashionable and something that I’d look forward to! However, it’s okay. I tried to make the most out of accessorizing plus sporting the cutest bags and shoes possible with our brown dress uniform before. I was not very in touch with my “fab” self though during my awkward stage of life a.k.a teenage years so I think I’d do a better job as a stylist now. :b
Anyway, let’s have the breakdown of what I’m wearing this afternoon (my 3rd and last set that day with Ate Kat). This Mango blazer was a Christmas gift (again) from the sweetest person ever- Ryan! I think my blog has been peppered with my special mentions of him. Hahaha! Ayiee. Sorry naman. :))
Aside from that, I finally got to take out my plaid skirt which was sewn by Ima (sister of my Lola). Since I reaaaally really want this print, I remember us buying this cloth and I was able to use this a few times in college. I gained a *little* weight so its fit was a little tight now.
Sadly, that’s my last LB post already as I run out of outfit shots. I’ll try to upload more soon once I get a new Adobe Photoshop (I erased mine. Booo!) and have the energy to come up with new styles already. Haha! Till next time! :)
This is a great cheat sheet for steak lovers like me! Om nom nom~
13 Feb 2013 @ 04:38PM /
Hey! It’s been a while again. I’m back with another post from a shoot from way way back. This time, I opted for an outfit that I would most likely wear in the office. Lucky me, our office is not too strict with dress codes.
It’s only now that I got to use this Forever 21 blazer on an outfit post. This was one of my purchases last June when I went on a one time big time shopping spree. I would love to do that splurging again once I have the capacity to do so. :)
Love the rays of the afternoon sun here! Yay. Going back to the blazer, it has this velvet-like feel which makes the blue hue deeper. It’s quite big and long for me though but that’s okay. #skinnygirlproblems
Lookie! My rings are so hipsturr. Hahaha. The eye was scary yet cool at the same time. My boyfriend bought it for me last December. The necklace was a gift from his highschool friend. :)
By the way, sorry for the full of breakouts face. Yaiks! I used to have blemish-free skin but I had a “spell” recently. Good thing, I was able to visit a dermatologist already so everything is already better than before.
Oooh, leopard prints. I have such fascination with this design starting last year. It really gives an attitude to your look. It could be “fierce” for some but I would like to take it on a “girly” mode for now.
Say hello to my new baby- Le eyeglasses from Marc by Marc Jacobs. I have sworn before that since I’ll practically wear glasses all my life, might as well invest in designer ones. These frames were such a steal for its price- a 50% discount from the original price. Visit Le Optique in SM North Edsa to check out other designer frames on sale.
Here’s a rare shot that was captured that afternoon. Although it was blurry, I love the golden rays of the sun that reflected on my hair. It was the right timing and I would love to have more marvelous photos in the future! Kudos to the photographer. :D
Photo credits: http://kattriestophotograph.tumblr.com/
Hit Me with Your Best Shot
Here’s a harsh reality: Everyone expects something from you.
Friends, family, and hell, even foes.
Expectations can make or break a person, and there are two common ways to deal: it is either you succumb to other people’s standards or you altogether neglect them. Fortunately, the world isn’t narrowly contained in mere black and white–it’s a visual extravaganza filled with technicolor, and maybe a bit of grey areas in between. This is to say: there are certainly over a hundred (or more) ways to address people’s rather high ideals.
However, if you ask for my (unsolicited) advice, I will give you a less-likelier, less mainstream (being the self-proclaimed hipster that I am) approach and that is to surpass expectations.
Simple concept with a rather complicated output, yes?
Self-deprecation aside, I’m a firm believer of “expectations” motivating a person to become better versions of themselves. I guess it’s the optimist in me–or the sadist, maybe–that wants to take on a challenge and, in urban speak: own it (the said challenge). I live to see the look on people’s faces when I’m able to deliver more than what they ask for, more than what they expect.
So, to the people who expect too much from you? Be flattered–they wouldn’t expect a lot if they didn’t think you were capable. High expectations are reserved for those who are deserving. People who don’t expect too much from you? Prove them wrong, royally at that.
So the reality is: people expect a lot from other people. All I can say is, “hit me with your best shot.”
And trust me, I will try to make it worth your while.
A Lunch at Marcia Adams
This is a looong overdue post from a nice weekend getaway that my boyfriend and I went to last December. Yes, 2 months late. Hahaha. Marcia Adams is located in Tagaytay and it is such a good place to eat lavishly delicious food and take pretty photos. He loves eating and I love nice pictures so this is a perfect spot to chill in! :)
At first, you will be greeted by a blue door that is quite charming. However, the entrance of the restaurant is quite steep as visitors have to go down the uneven and deep pathway.
The ambiance felt antique-ish and home-y due to the old fashioned knit cloth, interiors and utensils. The price of the food is justifiable because it tasted so good. Our whole course of meal was composed of Almalfi Prawns, Soup (I forgot the exact name), Chicken Kebab, Grilled Pork, Panna Cotta and Fried Bananas with Chocolate Chip Ice Cream.
Of course, since the place has a nature/antique-like ambiance, we took a lot of pictures! Everything was really photogenic. The place has a lot of plants around and such also. We hope we have captured the beauty of the place well through our shots. :)
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10 Feb 2013 @ 04:24PM /
TAGGED AS: Marcia Adams Tagaytay Date Food
Teaser: Afternoon Sun
New blog post, soon!
Photo credits to: http://kattriestophotograph.tumblr.com/
07 Feb 2013 @ 12:12PM /