I’m sure I’m not the only one who owns clothes that are well-loved, but very rarely used, if at all. They somehow survive wardrobe pruning and purges for years, waiting for us to find the right combination of clothes to wear with it.
As a someone who hates shopping, you won’t see me jumping to buy the next big trend in clothing. I like to stay in the bounds of timeless clothing (except, of course, if they were souvenir shirts, or geek ones that had movie references.) When everybody started wearing printed leggings, I was so sure that they wouldn’t… Continue reading Not in love with you quite yet
When getting dressed, we have to only consider not just our personal style, but also our activities for the day, as well as the weather. Today, I had to wear something for my appointment in a casual place, and it had to feel cool for me to survive the humid weather, but it also had… Continue reading No rescuin’, she’s fine out there
I like hoodies. But usually, hooded sweaters are so thick, I could only wear them during the cold weather, or in freezing air conditioned rooms. (Which I guess was the whole point of sweaters.)
Looking good while being rain-ready was the objective of this outfit. Wellington boots, Redfoot. Trench coat, Greenhills shopping center. Skater dress, Dorothy Perkins. Satchel, Marikina Riverbanks Mall. My schedule for the day was to hop onto public transportation to travel across three cities to throw a farewell lunch, then go back to my city for a dinner date, all… Continue reading All the rain in this town
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.
One of the frustrating things about shopping is not finding what you need. I’d been dreaming of owning riding boots for years, except the boots I saw were suede, or had heels, or were too flashy, or didn’t have my size. I didn’t need another pair of suede boots–my shin-high ones were a lucky score in a thrift… Continue reading We could see a new start