Sunday, August 10, 2014

It's Summer Somewhere

Even though the skies of Manila have been cloudy lately, the perfect excuse for posting a summer outfit is that it's summer somewhere else. It may not be where I am but it is summer outside the confines of the classroom I've been reacquainted with.

Wore this while on vacation in Palawan, specifically a trip to the wonder that was The Underground River. If you wanna go see what that was like, go ahead and check out my travel vlog here. Since there was a possibility of getting wet or heading to the beach somehow, I wore a swimsuit under this crochet sweater dress that I tucked in. It was substantial enough to keep me from getting chilly but cool enough for the warm weather. Paired it with mint dolphin shorts and flip flops to keep comfy since the car ride was kind of lengthy.

What I'm Wearing
crochet sweater dress - bazaar
dolphin shorts - Forever 21
flip flops - Havaianas

For more summer outfit ideas, check out my Summer Lookbook:

Photos & Video by Joren Villano

Saturday, May 31, 2014

500 Peso Outfit

Someone asked me to create an entire look with just 500 pesos and this is what I came up with. It wasn't easy. The shoe, for one, were hard to haggle for. I ended up paying 250 pesos for the pair. Luckily, I found a jacket for 50 pesos and a pretty floral dress for 100 pesos. I think it's a pretty decent outfit for only 400 pesos. What do you think?

Photos & Video by Joren Villano

Friday, May 16, 2014

Denim Blues

There's just something about a denim that makes it both classic and trendy at the same time. It comes in a variety of forms these days and the most popular ones are the buttondown and the highwaisted shorts. These pieces can be quite pricey since they're in demand. Luckily, I scored the top and shorts at a local thrift store thereby managing to save a whole lot of cash.

The aztec fringed sling bag is another thrift find. I got it for 300php and found a similar one in the mall selling at 899php! I saved 599 pesos. That fact made me love this bag even more than I did.

What I'm Wearing
embroidered denim buttondown - thrifted
white crop top - Ferosh Manila
highwaisted denim shorts - Bongo
bangles - Forever 21
fringe sling bag - thrifted

Photos by Joren Villano