Pumps + Remembering MJ

New found love.

Would have been 3 pairs, but 3rd is not fitting. Ah, undying frustration of an online shopper.

Online shopping here in China on almost anything is way 10  times cheaper than in malls / boutiques. Fact.

So that makes half of  the population including me lured with this craze.

Would you blame me if you get to snag items less than 50 RMB (342 PHP) a piece? I doubt.

Do you like online shopping?

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Pleated

When thinking vintage, a pleated skirt comes in.

Soft and graceful pleats, express femininity. Tie-waist makes it look fun, brings back retro days.

Yes, Autumn is here. Chilly gusty wind dominates almost everywhere.

But who would resist these lovely minimalistic  pieces?

No one.

pleated skirt Taobao 月亮说她忘记了  Seller | cropped tie-waist sleeves Taobao 猫咪头 Seller | black flats Vralce

Hooks and Bangles

Just received today a package full of fabulous accessories from another Taobao vendor which I bought from last week. Have been really trying to find new accessories for summer and thankfully I landed in their homepage. So without hesitations, I bagged most of the goodies. Items are beautiful,  exactly described, of good quality and mind you all were safely packed.

vintage earrings
edgy hooks both @ 4RMB
bracelets

Best part, it’s cheap! Can you imagine pair of hooks cost less than 4RMB and bracelets at around 5-10RMB, way way cheaper if you’d compare buying in the mall. Even if you include the shipping fee. I have seen similar designs at H&M which cost at 50 RMB and above. Thats a big difference!

Earring & Bracelets : Choi Kee Firm Taobao China

modern vintage

Modern Vintage

it was just another sunday night while browsing the internet, an inspiration from mad men tv series had instantly kicked-in. guess staring at christina hendricks’ outfits are addicting! 🙂 neddazled by full skirts, pencil cut silhouettes, lovely irresistible structure of louboutins (my fave by the way),  gorgeous pearls and gold chains – this is my own version of a modern vintage outfits.


in case you’ll ask

LBD (little black dress) : dorothy perkins dress + lady derby louboutin ankle booties + vintage givenchy accessories

casual : vivienne westwood dress + miss fast plato louboutin  ankle booties + black chandelier earrings & bangle

evening : corset-knitted dress + bikki peep-toe louboutin pumps + pearls


The day when “I” became “We”..

Pardon me for being away,  as I was on stealth mode while going through all the preparations of our/my big day. Indeed it was a long, tiring , jittery and a very challenging process but I do remember a lot of memories that fateful day. The sun was shining high, people were busy as early as 6am, can barely eat lunch while enduring hour and a half of make-up styling, big smiles everywhere and most of all I was shaking to death from my legs up to my hands when the violinist played “Panalangin” as I walked down the aisle.  Felt as if it was never-ending, until Jeff held my hands tight and bid my parents with respect in the form of kisses and hugs.

It was a swift ceremony, after then I only remember that I never cried while saying my 3-paragraph vow of which I was so surprise. Anyway, I’m sharing some photo teasers from our big day along side is our engagement session too did by a wonderful and ever talented photographer Mr. Guj Tunpalan of Redsheep Photography.  Enjoy! 🙂

Photo op after the ceremony, we like a little vintagy
loving non-mushy shots
during the ceremony
during preparations at the hotel
during the reception

Our engagement photos at Fernbrook Gardens open fields and Monte di Portofino Alabang

a road shoot
amidst the talahiban, a couple trying to look bad-ass
jeff trying to look a modern vintage mobster
me, playing like a bad-ass chick
here, we did try to look dead hehe..