The rule in dressing for flight days is to choose comfort over style, but preferably come up with something that has both. It’s so very to easy to want to look nice and impressive in an airport, but the truth is that you’ll spend lots of time walking or sitting and waiting or standing in… Continue reading I like songs about drifters
I climbed the Wall of China thinking that I was going to be cold. It’s up in the mountain, we said. It’s autumn in North China, I said. I’m used to tropic heat, I thought.
I spent two days—count ’em, TWO DAYS—to come up with this outfit. Mainly because of these two pieces: Trilby from Lucban, P75. I’ve always wanted a fedora, and when I saw this during the Pahiyas festival, I bought it at once. I didn’t notice that it’s a tad too small for me. I haven’t worn… Continue reading We drew our own constellations
Zara coat, somewhere in Spain. Jag jeans, P250. Clogs, InStyle clogs, P400. Crocheted beret, Baguio bangketa, P10. Mother of pearl bracelet, Circle C, P100? I’ve been wanting a coat for the longest time. I’ve been wanting a trenchcoat, actually, just because it looks cool in John Woo movies. But I never got one, because, let’s… Continue reading but I keep you warm
This here is my cowboy hat. It’s not leather, and it’s not even real suede, but I love it. While at the Pahiyas festival in Lucban, Quezon back in mid-May 2005, I saw farmers and cowboys wearing old, worn-out hats like this one, and I knew then that it was the predestined time for me… Continue reading The way you wear your hat