Festival Mode

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I guess there isn’t a better time than the first day of Spring to fire up the blog again and in no less than a poncho with all the right boho vibes to remind everyone that festival season is once more upon us!

So look no farther than my favorite Los Angeles-based indie brand BACIANO for a festival look that embodies the casual, effortlessly chic and sexy vibe of the City of Angels.

Don’t forget to join me and #TeamBaciano on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the prestigious  RAW Natural Born Artists event which will feature the cool and trendy BACIANO collection.  The event will be held at the Exchange L.A. and tickets can be purchased here.

By the way, use discount code RSBC2317 at checkout to get 20% off when shopping at BACIANO’s fabulous site!

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What I’m Wearing   >>     Poncho c/o BACIANO (I’m wearing a medium)   ::   RAY-BAN 3025 c/o SUNGLASSES SHOP   ::   Abercrombie & Fitch shorts   ::   Converse shoes   ::   NYX lipstick (Merlot)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Check out and join my fun and precious linkups (and meet new friends along the way!) for the week.  Thanks for the invites – love you all fabulous ladies!  ♥

MONDAY   >>   Shoe and Tell   ::   Visible Monday   ::   #HowISpring   ::   Hello Monday   ::   Creative Mondays   ::   Share the Joy   ::   Start of the Week Stylish   ::   Monday Fashion   ::   Mix it Mondays   ::   Beauty by Miss L   ::   On Mondays We Link Up   ::   #iwillwearwhatilike   >>   TUESDAY   >>   Confident Twosday   ::   Style Swap Tuesdays   ::   Trend Spin   ::   On Trend Tuesdays   ::   Spread the Kindness   >>   WEDNESDAY   >>   Midweek Inspiration   ::   Whatcha Wearing Wednesday  ::   Oh, Hey Girl!   ::   Color and Grace   ::   Trendy Wednesday   ::   JGTH   ::   I Feel Pretty   ::   Fashion Frenzy   ::   Who’s Wearing What Wednesdays    >>   THURSDAY   >>   Thursday Fashion Files   ::   #WIWT   ::   Spotlight of the Week   ::   Top of the World Style  ::   A Labour of Life   ::   Thursday Moda   ::   No Rules Weekend Blog Party   >>   FRIDAY  >>  Fun Fashion Friday   ::   Fabulous Friday   ::   Flashback Fashion Fridays    ::   Passion4Fashion   ::  Weekend Wear   ::   Weekend Blog Hop   ::   Fancy Friday   ::   Fashion Friday

Team Baciano

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Yes I am officially a Team Baciano brand ambassador!  So now it can be told that only a Los Angeles-based brand like Baciano could pull out yours truly from blog semi-retirement.

As a blogger, I have always been passionate about my adopted hometown’s indie fashion brands especially when it embodies the casual, effortlessly chic and sexy vibe of the City of Angels – and Baciano absolutely fits the bill!   I can’t get enough of the trendy, flattering and boho vibe (fringes abound!) of their pieces (even if it’s as flowy as this sexy but warm poncho).

Inspired by the quintessential modern woman – Baciano “focuses on creating sophisticated pieces that are ahead of its time, inspiring outfits that stand out because of their sophistication and elegance, while upholding that young and hip L.A. vibe.”  And because they are really making waves in the Los Angeles style circuit, Baciano will be featured at the RAW Natural Born Artists event this March 29, 2017 to be held at the Exchange LA – you can purchase your tickets here.

By the way, don’t forget to use discount code RSBC2317 at checkout to get 20% off when shopping at Baciano’s fabulous site!

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  What I’m Wearing   >>     Jamya Poncho c/o BACIANO (I’m wearing a medium)   ::   RAY-BAN 3025 c/o SUNGLASSES SHOP   ::   RBX Active leggings and Chinese Laundry shoes from Marshalls   ::   MAC lipstick (D for Danger)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Check out and join my fun and precious linkups (and meet new friends along the way!) for the week.  Thanks for the invites – love you all fabulous ladies!  ♥

MONDAY   >>   Shoe and Tell   ::   Visible Monday   ::   #HowIFall   ::   Hello Monday   ::   Creative Mondays   ::   Let It Shine   ::   Start of the Week Stylish   ::   Monday Fashion   ::   Mix it Mondays   ::   Beauty by Miss L   ::   #iwillwearwhatilike   >>   TUESDAY   >>   Turning Heads Tuesday   ::   Confident Twosday   ::   Style Swap Tuesdays   ::   Trend Spin   ::   Spreading the Kindness   ::   Ageless Style   >>   WEDNESDAY   >>   Midweek Inspiration   ::   Whatcha Wearing Wednesday  ::   Oh, Hey Girl!   ::  Style Me Wednesday   ::  Color and Grace   ::   Trendy Wednesday   ::   JGTH   ::   I Feel Pretty   ::   Fashion Frenzy   ::   Who’s Wearing What Wednesdays    >>   THURSDAY   >>   Thursday Fashion Files   ::   #WIWT   ::   Spotlight of the Week   ::   Top of the World Style  ::   A Labour of Life   ::   Thursday Moda   ::   No Rules Weekend Blog Party   >>   FRIDAY  >>  Fun Fashion Friday   ::   Fabulous Friday   ::   Flashback Fashion Fridays    ::   Passion4Fashion   ::  Weekend Wear   ::   Weekend Blog Hop   ::   Fancy Friday   ::   Fashion Friday

Gorgeous Gray

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I really thought I will never see the day when I could go a day (albeit, it’s been weeks now) without blogging, until it happened!  Yes I got into hibernation, cut back on social media – and surprisingly enjoyed every minute of it.  I am hoping against hope, though, that this “thing” is only temporary – and that the fire and passion (despite the time constraints) to curate a look, write about it, and prove to the world, that style is ageless, and anyone can look fabulous at all cost (high or low) –  is still there.  Blogging (and everything/everyone that comes with it) after all has already been a part of who I am.

Thank God this beyond gorgeous Zara dress I got as an early Christmas present from my beloved nephew snapped me out of hibernation.   Amazing that someone could capture everything I wanted in a dress – minimalist (in my favorite Fall/Winter color) with a hint of frill.

So before I disappear again :-) and everyone gets really busy with the holidays – let me greet one and all the best of the holiday season (Christmas, Hanukkah, among others) as we look forward to a better and peaceful 2017! ♥

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What I’m Wearing   >>     ZARA Dress   ::   RALPH LAUREN 4107 c/o SUNGLASSES SHOP   ::   Bag c/o MAXWELL SCOTT BAGS   ::   BCBG by Max Azria necklace   ::   REPORT boots from Marshalls   ::   MAC lipstick (D for Danger)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Check out and join my fun and precious linkups (and meet new friends along the way!) for the week.  Thanks for the invites – love you all fabulous ladies!  ♥

MONDAY   >>   Shoe and Tell   ::   Visible Monday   ::   #HowIFall   ::   Hello Monday   ::   Creative Mondays   ::   Let It Shine   ::   Start of the Week Stylish   ::   Monday Fashion   ::   Grace + Lace   ::   Mix it Mondays   ::   Beauty by Miss L   ::   Share the Joy   ::   Weekend Snapshots   ::   #iwillwearwhatilike   >>   TUESDAY   >>   Turning Heads Tuesday   ::   Layers & Lipstick   ::   Confident Twosday   ::   Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me   ::   Style Swap Tuesdays   ::   Trend Spin   ::   Good Hues-Day   >>   WEDNESDAY   >>   Midweek Inspiration   ::   Whatcha Wearing Wednesday  ::   Oh, Hey Girl!   ::  Style Me Wednesday   ::  Color and Grace   ::   Trendy Wednesday   ::   JGTH   ::   Cozy for the Holidays   ::   I Feel Pretty   ::   Fashion Frenzy   ::   Who’s Wearing What Wednesdays    >>   THURSDAY   >>   Thursday Fashion Files   ::   #WIWT   ::   Spotlight of the Week   ::   Top of the World Style  ::   A Labour of Life   ::   Thursday Moda   ::   No Rules Weekend Blog Party   >>   FRIDAY  >>  Fun Fashion Friday   ::   Flashback Fashion Fridays    ::   Passion4Fashion   ::  Fridays Fashions   ::   Weekend Wear   ::   Weekend Blog Hop   ::   Fancy Friday

Ornate Organza

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With the holidays suddenly around the corner, it is always a good idea to plan early on what to wear to those seemingly never-ending parties and soirees which will surely be crowding your social calendar soon.

And if you’re thinking of upping the ante on your party style this year – look no further than StyleWe for elegantly tasteful outfits like this festive embroidered organza dress which will surely make anyone wearing it the belle of the any holiday ball.

Being an advocate for anything indie (I love them small businesses), I am really honored to partner with StyleWe as they work with cutting-edge independent fashion designers from around the world in their effort to bring unique and exclusive styles to their customers worldwide!

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What I’m Wearing   >>     Dress (I’m wearing a Large) c/o STYLEWE   ::   House of Harlow 1960 sunglasses, clutch and shoes from Marshalls   ::   MAC lipstick (D for Danger)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Check out and join my fun and precious linkups (and meet new friends along the way!) for the week.  Thanks for the invites – love you all fabulous ladies!  ♥

MONDAY   >>   Shoe and Tell   ::   Visible Monday   ::   #HowIFall   ::   Hello Monday   ::   Creative Mondays   ::   Let It Shine   ::   Start of the Week Stylish   ::   Monday Fashion   ::   Grace + Lace   ::   Mix it Mondays   ::   Beauty by Miss L   ::   My Red Carpet Fashion   ::   Link Up with Lisa   ::   Share the Joy   ::   Monday Mode   ::   Weekend Snapshots   ::   #iwillwearwhatilike   >>   TUESDAY   >>   Turning Heads Tuesday   ::   Layers & Lipstick   ::   Confident Twosday   ::   Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me   ::   Style Swap Tuesdays   ::   Trend Spin   >>   WEDNESDAY   >>   Midweek Inspiration   ::   Whatcha Wearing Wednesday  ::   Oh, Hey Girl!   ::  Style Me Wednesday   ::  Color and Grace   ::   Fresh Fashion Forum   ::   Trendy Wednesday   ::   JGTH   ::   What I Wore   ::   I Feel Pretty   ::   Fashion Frenzy   ::   Who’s Wearing What Wednesdays    >>   THURSDAY   >>   Thursday Fashion Files   ::   #WIWT   ::   Spotlight of the Week   ::   Top of the World Style  ::   A Labour of Life   ::   Thursday Moda   ::   No Rules Weekend Blog Party   >>   FRIDAY  >>  Fun Fashion Friday   ::   Flashback Fashion Fridays    ::   Passion4Fashion   ::  Fridays Fashions   ::   Weekend Wear   ::   Weekend Blog Hop   ::   Fabulous Friday   ::   Fancy Friday

Jet Black

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 The crisp and gorgeous California-style Fall weather last weekend was definitely the perfect backdrop for this sensational little black dress I hand-picked for the third and last installment of my exciting collaboration with fashion-forward brand STAYING SUMMER.

I am not really a fan of the bodycon dress (I sized up to large to make it less bodycon, though) but I just could not resist the dramatic cape (by now, I guess you’re sure that I’m a caped crusader in my past life for my love of anything with capes) and daring backless (yes, proudly bra-less here!) style of this dress.

By the way, join me in my prayers as my beloved Philippines battles its perennial super typhoons again.  It’s that time of the year when as a super typhoon exits the Philippine area of responsibility, another super howler is spotted in the horizon, whew! :-(

On a brighter note, I am so looking forward to launch new partnerships in the coming weeks with STYLEWE and HAPPINESS BOUTIQUE - so it’s something y’all should watch out for! ♥

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What I’m Wearing   >>     DRESS (I’m wearing a Large) c/o STAYING SUMMER   ::   Shoes (similar)   ::   MAC lipstick (D for Danger)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Check out and join my fun and precious linkups (and meet new friends along the way!) for the week.  Thanks for the invites – love you all fabulous ladies!  ♥

MONDAY   >>   Shoe and Tell   ::   #HowISummer   ::   Hello Monday   ::   Visible Monday   ::   Creative Mondays   ::   Let It Shine   ::   Start of the Week Stylish   ::   Monday Fashion   ::   Grace + Lace   ::   Mix it Mondays   ::   Watch What I’m Wearing   ::   My Red Carpet Fashion   ::   Link Up with Lisa   ::   Weekend Snapshots   ::   Monday Mode   ::   #iwillwearwhatilike   >>   TUESDAY   >>   Layers & Lipstick   ::   Confident Twosday   ::   Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me   ::   Tuesday Fashion Party   ::   Style Swap Tuesdays   ::  Trend Spin   >>   WEDNESDAY   >>   Midweek Inspiration   ::   Whatcha Wearing Wednesday  ::   Oh, Hey Girl!   ::  Style Me Wednesday   ::  Color and Grace   ::   Fresh Fashion Forum   ::   Trendy Wednesday   ::   Jersey Girl Texan Heart   ::   What I Wore   ::   I Feel Pretty   ::   Fashion Frenzy    >>   THURSDAY   >>   Thursday Fashion Files   ::   #WIWT   ::   Spotlight of the Week   ::   Top of the World Style  ::   A Labour of Life   ::   Thursday Moda   ::   No Rules Weekend Blog Party   >>   FRIDAY  >>  Fun Fashion Friday   ::   Flashback Fashion Fridays    ::   Passion4Fashion   ::  Fridays Fashions   ::   Weekend Wear   ::   Weekend Blog Hop   ::   Fashion Friday   ::   On the Edge of the Week   ::   Friday Finds   ::   Fabulous Friday   ::   Fancy Friday   ::   Friday Favorites