Tuesday, November 22, 2011

I Can Almost See You

I love discovering new music and new bands that not a lot of people have heard of. It makes me feel like I just found a little chest full of treasure and I'm the only one who knows about it. It is for me to either keep for myself or share with other lovelies like you.

I listen to this song whenever I feel heavy inside and just need to take the time to breathe. We all need a little peace and quiet for at least 2 minutes everyday. You owe yourself that little time, so take it. And listen to other amazing Hammock songs! Don't forget to smile along the way ;)

Love, it's okay to not be okay... Okay?

Golden Girls

Dakota and younger sister, Elle Fanning (my favorite sister). Not only are they becoming great actresses but also style icons in their own right. I think they're one of the most stylish siblings in Hollywood. They're fast becoming Tinseltown's Golden Girls......

Let's die our hair blonde and be golden girls, too?

Friday, November 18, 2011

Mad For Forever 21

Forever 21 Cebu finally opened its doors today!!!! A cause for celebration!!! Now there's no need to go all the way to Manila and shop at their branch like it's the end of the world. Woke up early just to drag my cute butt to SM and be one of the first people to get inside the store. But dammit, as soon as I got there more than 500 people were already lining up! And it wasn't even 10AM yet! So I opted to mope in the second floor and take pictures of the crowd instead. :(

 Lucky people :( Got goody bags and some other perks I don't know about :( I should have gone earlier!

 I noticed there were a lot of really stylish girls with fabulous shoes that lined up. I love it when people dress up and look good. It's nice to know people are keeping up with the trends and finding their own sense of style.... But I really should have gone to the mall an hour early :(

As soon as they opened people started rushing in! Hallelujah! I'm still bitter about not getting those goody bags, though :( I SHOULD HAVE GONE EARLIERRRRRR!!!!!

So in the afternoon (after classes, of course!), my friends decided to check the store out and I happily tagged along. (Grabbed these pics from mi amigas, Chenee here and Faith here)

 My friend was able to snap some pics from her phone without us being caught. Lusting over their accessories and shoes!

So I guess the life lesson here is that "THE EARLY PEOPLE WHO'VE GONE TO THE MALL BEFORE 10AM SHALL BE REWARDED". Well, that's my interpretation of it. Haha! We ended the day by pigging out at Leona's. Lovely food with lovely friends :) Can't get any better than that....

Are you mad for Forever 21, too?

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Turquoise Lovin'

I need new accessories. Specifically ones that are made from the precious gemstone, turquoise. I adore turquoise and all the mystical healing and driving-away-bad-energy properties that comes with it.

Check out these lovely finds (found them here) and their lovelier prices. Because really, there's nothing better than getting your heart crushed 'coz you know you can't afford them. Yeeeyy me :(

Minu Jewels Turquoise Slice Necklace. MINU Jewels
7,025 PHP ($163) - maxandchloe.com

Minu Jewels' turquoise slice necklace is a natural wonder. Large turquoise stones are sliced to best display their individual color variations and shapes, with gold vermeil wire spacing the color with pops of flash. The uniqueness of the design speaks for itself.

Kenneth Jay Lane Turquoise Spike Necklace
3,450 PHP ($80) - charmandchain.com

There’s no way to perfectly nail down the jewelry of Kenneth Jay Lane- all we can say is that the designer is well known to be the King of Costume Jewelry. Lauded in the industry as a pioneer of “faking it”, his loyal followers have included Audrey Hepburn, Jackie O, and Sarah Jessica Parker. We love his enamel and animal motifs in particular, but wearing any of his designs always makes us smile.

Monsoon Feather Statement Necklace
830 PHP (£12) - monsoon.co.uk

Kenneth Jay Lane Turquoise Starfish Ring. Kenneth Jay Lane
7,760 PHP ($180) - maxandchloe.com

This turquoise starfish ring from Kenneth Jay Lane is perfect for those days where you wish you could just play hooky and run off to the beach. You may not be able to run off but this ring is a great way to remind yourself to take some time out of your busy day to just have a tranquil moment.

Love Heals Turquoise Bead Bracelet
4,310 PHP ($100) - neimanmarcus.com

Love Heals is the mother, son and daughter team of Adriana, Gunnar and Elisa, whose jewelry is all handcrafted in the hills of Ojai, California. The classic combo of turquoise and bronze is ideal for bringing bohemian verve and timeless glamour to your favorite tee and jeans. The best part? Love Heals supports the planting of 10 trees for each design sold, you can look good and feel good.

Plant a money tree and get rich with me? xo