Friday, June 16, 2017

DAY TRIP IDEA: PINTO ART MUSEUM

Sometimes in our ever so crazy work schedules, we forget to unwind and hit on that brake pedal. If you are looking for a quick getaway, where you can just stroll around appreciating art & nature, then I just have the perfect place for you! 
Getting to Pinto Art Museum will take you approx. 45mins to 1hour from the metro before reaching the captivating 1.2 hectare property also known as Silangan Gardens, which is interestingly located inside a private subdivision in Antipolo, Rizal.
Don't forget to bring your cameras too as this place has those IG-worthy snaps alright for just a Php200 entrance fee. Yes, go enter Pinto (means "Door" in Filipino) and be mesmerized with how talented and expressive Filipinos are. Yes, for those love birds who do not want to travel far, this place has been the venue of choice for Pre-nuptial shoots lately.
So allow me to walk you through this world of art and nature. What's best is you don't have to travel all the way to Greece or to New Zealand just to have a peek and shoot behind those white-washed walls, Mediterranean-inspired gazebos and a Hobbiton-inspired home. Truly picturesque and snap worthy despite the heat. 
Wear comfortable cool clothes as there's a lot of walking involved. It took us around 1.5hrs to explore Pinto. Yes, burning calories can be fun too. Exhale the stress away.
We could have stayed longer, but the heat pushed us to go get our iced lattes already. There are no air conditioners in this museum so everything glows in natural lighting.
If you ask me what piece of art captured my heart out of six gallery spaces, I'm particularly impressed with Alab Pagarigan’s creation “The Hollow Man”. The way it's built is intriguing---a man built out of wire and perfected with a resin face sitting on a swing. Oh, I wonder what the artist was thinking.
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Pinto Art Museum is located at 1 Sierra Madre St., Grand Heights, Antipolo, Rizal, Philippines. Pinto Art Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Do take note that the museum is CLOSED on MONDAYS!
Hope you like my little adventure!



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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Dare to Bare: Orange Bathing Suit 2017


So let's beat the heat this summer with a look that sizzles.
"How to get that extra 'Oomp' factor in the beach", you ask?
Simple! Just dare to bare & you'll catch people stare.
Why fit in when we can stand out right?

So let me share with you my favorite Orange SwimWears from Zaful .
These are perfect OOTDs from the most conservative types down to the bare-it-all ones.
I've had enough of whites, blacks and classic designs.
They're a bit dull & boring already as everybody is wearing it these days.

TWO PIECE FOR THE CURVYLICIOUS:

Let the printed look be a statement of your personality.

The adventurous ones would surely love to rock this vibe. 
Another alternative is to wear an Aztec collared design to step up a plain looking bikini.


Paisley High Neck Strappy Bikini - Orangepink

Print Panel Push Up Bikini Set - Jacinth

ONE-PIECE FOR THE CONSERVATIVE:

For those who aren't too confident, a one-piece bathing suit will be the safest bet. 
Play with two-tone colors to level up your swimwear.

Backless Color Block Mesh Panel Swimwear - Orange

Sporty Slimming Padded One Piece Swimsuit - Orange

MONOKINIS FOR THE BARE-IT-ALL:

If you are not aware what a monokini is, it's simply a one-piece cutout swimsuit! 
It's a very sexy yet seductive look, if I must say.
Dare to bare in all the right places baby!
These are perfect for trendsetters who love to flaunt a sexy yet fashionable vibe.

Strapless Bikini Top And Banded Bottoms - Orange

Crossover Cut Out Bikini Set - Orange

No matter what your body type is,
Confidence in your own skin and swim wear makes all the difference.
So to get that summer glow, I'd recommend ORANGE BATHING SUITS for this year.
It's such a positive color that never fails to make people smile.

Rain, rain, go away.
Come again another day.
Oh, Little Miss Sunshine wants to play.
Let's hear what she gotta say!

"Take me to the Beach.
 Yes, the Beach!
 Bring me there, please.
Yes, it's my summer wishlist."


‘Til my next post,


Thursday, May 18, 2017

AN ALL-WHITE AFFAIR

         WHITE'S AN INSTANT SIGHT, RIGHT?
'Tis the reason why Hollywood A-listers' wardrobes consist of white staples.
White's just a very versatile, chic and eye-catching color,
That you can never be under dressed nor over dressed in a white OOTD.
     
There’s just really something in the color white that makes you instantly stand out.
Why do brides wear white gowns?
Why do doctors slip on white coats? 
Why are bleaching creams and glutathione products so popular? 
It all really boils down to white, being a color associated to beauty & power. 
Oh, I just love wearing whites & so should you.
It's such a simple yet effortless fashion statement, without having to say much.
This color just makes me feel like a goddess with the number of stares I get.
Trust me on this one, my valued supporters.
Lately, I've been obsessed with online shopping.
And ROMWE has caught my eye with their stylish collections.
They have everything to style you up from the boardroom to the ballroom!
How cool is that, right?

Of course, I didn't stop my white obsession.
Why would I when it's just perfect for summer?!
Take a look at my favorite picks at ROMWE .
You may click the links below if you want to get one for yourself too.
                             Romwe
                            
             

White is Royalty.
White is Elegance.


White is a Statement,
That plains are never dull & boring.
Yes, a classic is a classic.
No matter how cliche it sounds.
My OOTD looks fresh and stylish.
I'm sure, by now, you know my secret---Slipping on this WHITE maxi dress!
Very simple, right?
Feel free to accessorize and give your look an 'oomph' factor!
Wear your favorite pair of sunnies or your favorite pair of stilettos.
And you're definitely ready to go in no time.
Don't be afraid to add pops of colors or simply stick with a monochromatic look if you wish.
To perfect your look, wear that confidence with a smile that shines like sunlight.
Who knows your Prince Charming might have already spotted you.
Seize the moment now, Snow White.
           What do you think about my all-white affair?
Feel free to let me know.
If you need help in styling, your stylish is just here for you too.
Oh, I'm lovin' my Street Style Look.
It took me less than 5 minutes to get ready.
No problemo with mix'n match,
'Cause with a white ensemble, I'll always be a catch.
               
‘Til my next post,


Friday, April 21, 2017

THE 'X' FACTOR !

Bodysuit | Shein
Skirt | Shana 
Shoes | Forever21
There are two dilemmas every fashionista faces: 
1) Having too much clothes &
2) Feeling you still have nothing to wear.

Yes, I am very much guilty of this scenario.
Oh, what can I do when I go loco or Gaaaah-Gaaaah over fashion!

Being an 'It' Girl means having that 'X' factor. Who wouldn't want to be a head turner or an eyecatcher, right? So I'm proud to share with my readers my addiction to Shein (http://www.shein.com/?aff_id=2789), an online shopping site I always go crazy at. You be the judge 'cause I'm sporting one outfit from Shein alright.

To get that 'X' factor too, steal my look by experimenting on a similar combo:

1) Shein Crossed & Laced Bodysuits

Style and sophistication will always be Shein's winning statement. Need I say more when this outfit already says it all?! When I saw this laced up bodysuit, I just knew I gotta have it! It's just so me. So I instantly ordered it in Shein 'cause it's so unique that I knew it was a great catch. Oh, have a peek at this Purple Cross Long Sleeve Lace Bodysuit at http://www.shein.com/Purple-Cross-Long-Sleeve-Lace-Splicing-Playsuit-p-261490-cat-1882.html?aff_id=2789

2) Backless

Dare to bare with skin that shines in & out. Go for that conservative front & party at the back! You'll definitely get those heads turning alright.

3) White Skirt


Don't let your statement bodysuit clash with your bottom. Neutrals would be best. Your skirt need not be tight 'cause the bodysuit hugs you in the right places. Move freely & go with the flow.

4) Gold block heeled shoes

Look taller with a nude/metallic pairYes, the perfect fit to your feet makes you stand tall with oozing confidence. 

5) Sunnies

Shades Up!
Add some spice to your sweet sexy look.
 It makes your character a more exciting mystery to solve.

At the end of the day, every look can only make a statement when one wears it with confidence. So smile and walk that mile because success looks its best even when you feel like a mess.
What do you think of my look?
 Was I able to nail that 'X' factor?
Hope you enjoyed the Crossroad with me!
‘Til my next post,