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Color Splash

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‘Twas a rainy afternoon yet our vibrant smiles and colors managed to keep the woes awayColor blocking was our theme and yes, it was challenging and fun at the same time. Truth is, it took more than two hours for the younger sister Didi to finally be satisfied with an ensemble and mind you, that is no hyperbole. 

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A million thanks to you Ate Juvy of Sassy Pink iDesign by JuvyBee for the frequent dose of pretty pieces. We couldn’t be any happier! ☺

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On Joyce: pleated striped top, Te Amo; colored pants and flats (Didi’s), thrifted; envelope bag, Sam’s Station; all accessories from Sassy Pink iDesign by JuvyBee


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Didi: “I call this the ‘sosyal na pangpatiwakal’ necklace. Haha!”

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On Didi: cut-out top, thrifted; orange pants, Solo; envelope bag, Sam’s Station; rope necklace,Sassy Pink iDesign by JuvyBee; charm bracelet, from Gainza Trade Fair; belt, thrifted; flats, DIY (will post the How-Tos soon)

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Have you noticed our matching envelope bags? They’re from our newest sponsor, Sam’s Station by Ms. Jen Calderon. Aren’t they pretty? They’re the perfect staple pieces if you wanna try a color-blocked get-up as well. 

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Thank you Yen for the snaps! And oh by the way, please do not forget to join the three sets of giveaways for our September Giveaway Galore here, here and here. ☺

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Best regards, 

Joyce and Didi

Pretty Pastels

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We had another shoot with the Ateneo Fashionistas (blogged about the group HERE) last week but too bad there were only five of us including our awesome photographer friend, Elpee, who immediately agreed to have a snap. Big thanks also to our new friend Arnel who stayed with us ‘til we exclaimed the overused “It’s a wrap!” expression. 😀

Here are our outfit details:

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On Didi: top, thrifted; jeans, Folded and Hung; jelly wedges, Landmark

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Didi: “I’m a very artistic person and the detail of this top reflects my creativity.”

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feather necklace, Folded and Hung

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watch, bazaar in Singapore

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handcrafted ring, gift

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bag, thrifted

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On Joyce: sheer top and skirt, thrifted; sandals, Primadonna (Didi’s)

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detachable collar, DIY; inner corset, Triumph

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ring, Fashion For Less

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bag, grandma’s hand-me-down

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Thank you so much for all the unending love and support. Have you joined our blog giveaway yet? If not, then click HERE. We love you dear readers!

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xoxo, 

Joyce and Didi

Boticca Love

Being fashionable isn’t merely adhering to trends and emulating celebrities and fab people whom you often see on magazines and television. To be a fashion enthusiast, in a deeper sense, entails putting your heart to it and bearing in mind that your clothes need to reflect who you are – your mood, your personality, your dreams, and even your frustrations. What you wear could be totally boring if it does not express who you are. And when you wear what you love and vice versa, it evidently shows on how you carry it. Moreover, fashion isn’t confined to clothing alone. As the modern fashion world elevates its many trends, accessories are a must on the fashionista’s list, too. It can jazz up an entire outfit instantly and you’d be surprised with the transformation. With the right mixing and matching, accessories could take you a long way.

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Recently, we’ve been eyeing on different online sites where inspirations could manifest and sink in to our creative DIY skills. Eventually, we came across Boticca, a site featuring accessories by budding designers around the world whose masterpieces are no doubt exceptional. We instantly fell in love with the items and ended up daydreaming about the impossibility that we could purchase every single piece on the aforementioned site.

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Here are some of our picks from respective designers:

                    Anni Jurgenson

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We’ve been wanting to have ear cuffs like in forever and we literally wowed about all these. We could imagine ourselves wearing the pink and yellow feathered ear cuffs together – Didi wearing the pink cuff and the yellow one for Joyce. To see more of Anni’s fierce pieces, click HERE.

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                            Saako Design

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Saako Design’s collection showcases a vibrant splash of colors and what’s so great about it is that they’re pieces are handmade using recycled materials! In that way, you become an instant fashionista-slash-environmentalist. To view more about their pieces, click HERE.

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                         Zelia Horsley

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Zelia’s designs are beyond sophisticated. ‘Nuff said. Want more? Click HERE.

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                                                   Lubochka

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Oh how we love these bags from Olga Dubovik, Lubochka’s designer. The classic feel of it is just so irresistible. To see more of her bags, click HERE.

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That is all lovely readers! Visit the site and let your hungry eyes feast on Boticca’s wide range of fab accessories. Finally, let your inner beauty flourish all the time. Fashion is empty without the beauty within.

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Always, 

Joyce and Didi

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P.S. Please don’t ever forget to visit Boticca to view pieces by independent designers including gorgeous clutch bags and unique earrings

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Elpee, a friend who is also a noteworthy blogger and photography enthusiast, totally made our day by posting a status update on Facebook dedicated to the many haters at school who try to “bully” fashionable people. Talk about primitive minds. You could read his clever post on the latter part of this entry. We are posting this set ‘coz it displays happiness and liberty – the exact sentiments we have right now evoked by the post of that amazing guy.  


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On Didi: kimono cover up, thrifted; sheer zebra print top, thrifted; orange skorts, thrifted

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handcrafted ring, Tito Paul’s gift

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shoes, Landmark

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Photos by the ever talented Fadi 

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On Joyce: kimono cover up, thrifted; polka inner top, thrifted (Didi’s); shorts, thrifted; moccasin boots, thrifted 

Joyce: “Yes! Believe it or not, I’m wearing thrifted finds from head to toe :D”

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ring, gift from Ate Nagj (Follow her here on Tumblr, too. Her creative juices are overflowing.)

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 “Let’s be clear about a couple of things. You wear a shirt or a blouse with jeans and whatever shoes you pair it with because you are comfortable with it. Some ladies I know wear sheer tops with mullet skirts or tank tops with floral printed pants or chiffon blouses with high waisted skorts with wedges and heels not under four inches because those are what they are comfortable wearing and because they have the guts and the confidence to wear them. Don’t treat them differently, give them rude stares or talk about how “overdressed” they are behind their backs just because they don’t wear what you would normally wear on a perfectly normal day. That’s insecurity.” – Elpee Abias

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We’d love to hear from you so feel free to send us a message. And oh, don’t forget to join our blog giveaway here.

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Love love, 

Joyce and Didi

The Woman, The Little Girl

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Just last night, our über adorable friend NJ informed us that she’s in Naga City, which is a rare thing ‘coz she resides in Albay. We asked her if she could photograph us for an outfit post and as expected, she didn’t turn us down. She even brought her guy Kim Jay with us and together they clicked away. 

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We did this at around 11am that’s why the scorching heat of the sun is very evident. 

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On Joyce: top, thrifted; polka bandage skirt, Redhead; faux snakeskin pumps, thrifted

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polka dot bangle, grandma’s gift

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Joyce: “I bought this pair for only Php200. Steal, right? ;)”

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On Didi: dress, Hollister; jelly wedges, Landmark

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multi-purpose band, Didi’s DIY

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Didi: “It did not come up to me immediately that my outfit here consists of lovely bows. :)”

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We hope you guys had a great day. Happy Independence Day Philippines! 🙂

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Love love, 

Joyce and Didi

For the Love of Summer

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Our outfits are inspired by our favorite fashion blogger,

Doina Ciobanu. She has this innate elegance and beauty and at a very young age, she has achieved so much. Plus, her branded clothings and stuff are beyond amazing. By the time that we get filthy rich, we could be like her yet one thing’s for sure, we will never abandon thrift shopping! *laughs

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The splash of colors is so palatable that we instantly fell in love with the photos upon seeing them. Thanks to our ever talented and sweet friend, Fadi Ghaleeb. We’re sure as hell he’ll be more successful than that Nigel Barker guy someday. 🙂

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So here are the solo shots and outfit details:

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On Didi: hat, thifted; bikini top, Folded and Hung; slim belt, thrifted; maxi skirt, thrifted; heels, thrifted

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Didi: “I love this nautical look. I love the Philippine flag colors! :D”

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Didi: “We’re too lucky we have Kuya Fadi as our photographer; this is a breathtaking shot!”

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wooden bracelet from grandma, ring from Divisoria

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Revelation: We bought this lovely hat at a thrift shop in Ligao City for only Php 35! Yes, we’re dead serious. 🙂

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On Joyce: hat, grandma’s; bikini top, Penshoppe (Didi’s); maxi pants, thrifted; belt, gift; jelly wedges, Landmark

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Joyce: “Did I manage to do the booty tooch right? Haha!”

Booty tooch is a term coined by Tyra Banks. For more knowledge about it, read here.

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rings, Divisoria

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We do hope you love this set. Don’t forget to like or send us a message. We would definitely appreciate it. Watch out again for our next fab post. Hugs! 🙂

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Always,

Joyce and Didi