MY 2017 CHRISTMAS LOOK: RED LIPS, GILDED LIDS, AND NOT-SO-GUCCI

MY 2017 CHRISTMAS LOOK: RED LIPS, GILDED LIDS, AND NOT-SO-GUCCI

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I can’t believe this year’s holiday season is already done and dusted! I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas last Monday ❤️ Christmas is really big here in the Philippines. In our culture, the main celebration happens on Christmas Eve so that’s when I wore this look. Normally the 24th is spent by going to church and then waiting up until 12am to open presents and eat our “Noche Buena” or midnight feast. So yes, I beat my face and wore a designer dress just to stay at home haha. I saw this meme on Facebook and I just thought it was so apt 😅

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AUGUST BUYS

AUGUST BUYS

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The start of a new month means looking back at all the purchases made from the last. I’m quite proud of my August spending habits as I only bought three things! Although, they were three designer branded things…but! This is good because I’m slowly really adapting the whole “quality over quantity” mindset when it comes to my closet.

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HOW I SATIATE MY CHAMPAGNE TASTE ON A BEER BUDGET

HOW I SATIATE MY CHAMPAGNE TASTE ON A BEER BUDGET

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I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve got “champagne taste on a beer budget”, i.e. my heart just yearns for things it can’t pay for. I wrote a post about secondhand shopping recently, in which I mentioned how scouring thrift shops and online marketplaces for preloved designer items has been a recent obsession of mine. SO this, my friends, is my way of obtaining beautiful pieces from designers I love but couldn’t otherwise afford!

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