Di naman ako super brown! I’m a fan of monochromatic looks and I decided to do something else aside from black. Here’s what I came up with:
United Colors of Benetton is known for championing diversity through fashion. Benetton colors represent different cultures, different people and different ideas. Just recently, they launched a new set of colognes. Their new line include Verde and Blu for men and Rosso and Giallo for women. Four strong colors that has its own personas.
Rosso is about romance, anger and war. The color red is always striking and loud. The fragrance is a cocktail of lush, juicy fruit notes of mandarin, citron and passion fruit. It also gives a floral scent that is so sweet.
Giallo is the bright color of the sun. The scent is a mix of water fruit, red fruit, anis and a hint of spearmint. The dry down is a harmony of vanilla and musks.
Verde is the color of nature. The top notes are cardamom, grapefruit and melon. The base notes translates to the dry strong smell of cedarwood.
Blu is the cool oceans and the color of the sky. Very masculine. The scent is a blend of basil, rosemary and sage. The dry down is a mix of cedarwood and cocoa.
My personal favorite is Verde. It sort of reminded me of the smell of freshly cut grass. Thank you Benetton. I got the Verde and I'm wearing it right now. I feel so fresh! Haha.
The press and a lot of bloggers were invited at the launch. I was with Karl and Aivan. I was particularly excited since getting invited in things like these makes me feel that I’m a legit blogger now. LOL.
Make sure to visit the Benetton fan fage and join. There are prizes up for grabs. These colognes are now available in all SM stores for only Php1359.
I love Lucifer! OMG. Since it was released, I was spazzing the entire time today. It’s on loop right now and my eardrums are prolly bleeding already. And they just released the MV! Shawols are on high, my Facebook feed is filled with nothing but SHINee!
Like, any Kpop comeback, they again changed their concept. They’re going for the beastly look (that’s how Koreans describe it). But quite honestly... an epic fail! Taemin looks like a girl, Key too, Onew has a furry back, Minho with Alejandro hair and Jong wearing an apron. Still, I’m totally in love with the MV! The styling I love but not sure with Onew's. They all look so hot. And the apron is by Rick Owens ha. Fairness, may budget ang mga Koreano!
Speaking of Kpop, last Saturday was Kpop night! Of course, Toxicdiscoboy was there along with Inkarlcerating. I have been trying to convert Karl into Kpop for a long time now and he finally catched on. Haha. Of course, outfit dapat! I came as baklang SHINee and Karl as Narsha of BEG! Yun ang pegs.
Like any blogger, I have my share of haters. I don’t have a lot since I’m not really famous but I received some comments and even a Facebook page dedicated to me calling me a poser. I don’t really think much of them and actually natutuwa pa ako sa kanila. As long as they’re making my blog hits rise then better. But there’s this one incident that made me laugh so hard I almost spilled my champagne... I WAS ACCUSED OF TOTING A FAKE HERMES by a fellow Pinoy blogger!!!
I have been called a lot of nasty things: a hipster, jologs, jejemon, weird, papansin, and more. Pero never pa a fake toting bitch!
Now, I asked a designer friend of mine who is an expert with designer brands if my brandless (bought at the thrift store) simple black bag resembles any Hermes bag. He said: “what about your bag? eh it's clear na it's not branded, it doesn't look like any Hermes I know, to me it looks like it was inspired by Prada because of the plastic handle and definitely it doesn't have a brand.”
So there. My bag is not a fake Hermes. I got it at the ukay for 100 pesos and it is brandless. It does have a logo in one of the pockets inside but it’s not Hermes.
To my accuser, clearly you do not know what you are talking about. Though, I’m quite intrigued by the Nina Ricci ties you got from the Department Store. May Nina Ricci na pala dito sa Pilipinas! Oh my, I must buy me some!
Readers, what do you think? Is the bag a fake Hermes to you?
I’m so lazy today, uninspired and basically feel like shit. No internet the whole day yesterday. Kinda pissed off since Sunday is my only rest day and by resting I mean lazing my way in internet oblivion. So I’m making up for lost time and do that today. Hahahahaha.
Here’s some pics of me if you wanna waste time.
Wearing black again. I know I said this a million times already but what can I do? My closet is full of black and most of my good clothes are black. And it’s slimming. So yeah.
This is the final product! The lookbook for Miadore June/July collection. Yey! So exciting. I helped with the styling and if you follow my blog you’ll notice that a lot of my clothes were used. Haha. Yekky, dahling, you are such a talented artist. You inspire me! All the jewelries are now available at the House of Laurel. Go get one of your own!
Photography: Andrew Dacay
Makeup: Karl Leuterio
Styling: Mikhael Magallanes (ToxicDiscoBoy), Ian Bautista and Thysz Estrada
Model: Nicole Puentavella
Yey. Been a while since I made an ukay post. But before all that outfit post muna:
Here’s what i wore today. I forgot I had this drapey top. Was glad it was lying around on the floor this morning. Haha. For a change, I am kind of busy these days. So many things to do and finish. Just glad everything’s falling into place. Chos. I am still a bit under the weather. No more fever but the coughing won’t stop. Already cut back on the yosi and I am quitting. For real this time.
Here’s the behind the scenes of the Miadore lookbook shoot. It was so much fun. It’s good to work with friends. Tawa lang ng tawa. Miadore is an accessories line made by Yekky Balingit. He’s a good friend and we all wanted to help. The lookbook will be out soon. Once it’s out, make sure to get some bling blings for yourself. Yekky makes beautiful necklaces. His work is available at the House of Laurel