Wednesday, August 31, 2011

184.



Man, this week has been mad hectic for me. If you were following my twitter I tweeted about being in the emergency room. I still don't know what I have but thankfully it wasn't an aneurism or meningitis because I think I would've cried from stress.
Today I just went out to drop off some resumes despite feeling a bit ill, so this explains why I've been dressed up despite my health conditions. Anyway...







Top and Satchel Thrifted | Shoes and Trousers Forever 21 | Belt ASOS

These are one of those outfits where people would be like, "OH so unflattering... blah blah etc." Not like I care. You know we as a society should just stop caring about what people think; about us, about how we look, and about how we present ourselves. I think what helped me overcome my confidence hurdles was to start dressing for myself. No one else. Do not think about impressing anyone else, and dress to please yourself. Needless to say, I was pleased with this outfit. Yes, I may look "wider" but I'm fat so not like it matters anyways. The pictures do no justice to this top, it's an incredible thrift find... it's a silk blend oversized shirt, it's almost big enough on me to be a dress.

Sometimes I need a break from dresses and skirts, you know. Pants rule sometimes... sometimes. On another note, I also got a haircut if you guys noticed, no more fringe. I'll be growing it out! Hurray? Haha.

Hopefully I can squeeze in an outfit post before I go out to Northern Ontario to go camping.

Until next time.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

183.







It was fairly cold today for a picnic, which is where we went today. Cold weather equals layers! Not gonna lie, I'm excited for fall to start. I really felt good in this outfit - it's quirky, feminine and is ME. Notice my hair growing? Yeah. I'm getting rid of my bangs, I think I said this last time but I've been doing my hair like this and I've gotten compliments. I also kind of miss looking at my eyebrows. I found bangs as a cop-out and excuse not to pluck.





Blouse Thrifted | Skirt Ricki's | Cardigan American Apparel | Belt ASOS | Socks Jacob | Shoes Forever 21 | Glasses Derek Cardigan

This outfit in particular is composed of a bunch of bargains! This shirt was from $2.99 at Goodwill, the skirt was brand new on sale at Ricki's for $5 and the belt itself that seems to pop up at a bunch of my outfits was $10 on sale at the ASOS sale. It's $6.95 now if you guys are interested, I think I just may buy a backup one in case this one gets worn out!

It's all work no play right now, guys. I'm so busy. I actually have to get back to work ... among my other 4 jobs. I'll catch you all later!

Until next time.

Friday, August 19, 2011

182.






Top Winners | Skirt Thrifted | Belt ASOS | Shoes Payless Shoe Source

Finally after a few weeks, an outfit post! Did you miss me?! I sure missed posting outfit posts. My camera has been out of commission for a while now due to a faulty SD card, but hey, I'm back and here's my outfit for today.





I am in love with this skirt I thrifted, you've all seen it before. It's a lovely floral chiffon pleated skirt and I revolved my outfit around soft-feminine looks and this is what I came up with. My hair has been getting long and I like it too... should I grow out my bangs? What do you think?

Enjoying the last of my summer before it ends. What is everyone up to this summer?

181. (Glasses Giveaway Results)

According to random.org the winner of my Canadian glasses giveaway is Sarah from Garters and Stockings. Please e-mail me to claim your prize.

Sorry it took so long to announce the winner, I've been pre-occupied with work lately and such. Have a great weekend and I hope to post an outfit post eventually. I'll be having a back-to-school giveaway soon open to my ALL my readers, ciao everyone!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

180. (Back to School Purchases 2011)



School is vast approaching! I love school personally, I like learning, listening to lectures but I hate writing exams. Ah, well. Hey, there's a positive thing about back to school shopping! Besides spending hundreds on textbooks it gives you an excuse to buy other things like cute notebooks and pens. Oh, and clothing. I've been doing some shopping with some thought of finding pieces for all seasons. I'm loving the midi skirt trend right now because it's retro, modest and it's perfect for most seasons.

White Set
Dorothy Perkins sleeveless dress, £10
ASOS elastic waist skirt, $21
Dorothy Perkins mid length skirt, £12
ASOS handle bag, $21
ASOS striped bag, $5.17
ASOS headbands hair accessory, $8.62
Asos Crochet Collar, $6.90


I think I nabbed myself some bargains if I do say so myself! I'm loving white, I always have. White goes with anything and so does stripes in my opinion. I've also nabbed a silver chiffon skirt from ASOS and a cream dress from Dorothy Perkins.

If you're planning to do some shopping at ASOS, there's an extra 10% discount code: EXTRA10. Dorothy Perkins also has an extra 20% on some sale items, so do check it out!

Monday, August 15, 2011

179. (SM Plus Size Model Search)





A company from the Philippines contacted me in regards to SM department store's plus size model search. Unfortunately for me, I'm not able to partake in this awesome opportunity because I live in Canada and not the Philippines, but, being a Filipina, I just couldn't refuse writing about this great opportunity for other ladies in the Philippines to enjoy.

I'm ecstatic because a few years ago, there was barely a plus size line or anything for bigger girls to shop in the Philippines. I remember about six years ago I couldn't find any clothing my size - and here's the kicker, I was a size 12-14 back then. Like a lot of places in Asia, the Philippines society is fairly fatphobic, much more so in my experience than say, North American society.
Anyways so I'm just SO glad there's a plus size line in SM! SM is the biggest department store chain in the Philippines, and it's not just a department store chain but it's a mall chain too. Every city in the Philippines has an SM mall.

So if you are interested in the details and you are interested in joining, please take a look at Stylewatch Facebook page to take a look at the rules, details and much more. Like the poster says, not only do you get to be the face of StyleWatch, but you also get money and trips to Thailand, Hong Kong or Macau! What are you waiting for?

This post is a sponsored post.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

178.

Long time no post everyone!
I've been busy at home, at work and also I've taken a mini-vacation out to Northwestern Ontario. I was back on Monday but these past few days I've taken to just relax at home because before you know it, the next 3 weeks will fly by so fast and it's back to the old daily grind.






Shirt and Belt Thrifted | Cardigan Express | Shorts F21+ | Shoes Payless Shoe Source | Glasses Clearlycontacts.ca | Lipglass Russian Red by MAC

For today's outfit I'm wearing what I call my "safe" colour combination. For some reason I love wearing red, white and black together. When I don't know what to wear in terms of colours, those colours pop into my head first. As you all know I really hate outfits with no colour (so I don't really like black and white... just like that) but with red it makes me LOVE the colour combination.

Did you also notice I got new glasses? Hee. Speaking of glasses sometime this week I will announce my Canadian glasses giveaway so don't think I forgot about it because I didn't. :)

And now to conclude my post I will just post a few shots of my past two weeks... some food shots, some shots of my camping trip last weekend... and I have captions if you're interested. So scroll down below and enjoy!









Our campsite in Caliper Lake!








Until next time!