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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  

Winter Style :: Quilted Puffer Vest

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To say that I’m a huge fan of the vest (especially the quilted puffer kind) is quite an understatement.  I have sworn my love for this super versatile layering piece ever since I stepped in U.S. shores a few years ago.  It’s the perfect match for Southern California’s eternally Spring temps!  Aside from its cozy warmth – I love how it can be dressed up or down all winter long.

I have an old faux fur-lined hooded one that I absolutely love to pieces and I have been on the hunt for another one for quite a while now before it wears out.  So I guess the stars aligned again for me when I found another vest (belt, buckles and pockets yay!!) of my dreams at the Banana Republic outlet last Black Friday.

On that note, I am already wishing everyone a festive yet sane, safe and stress-free holiday season! ♥

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What I’m Wearing   >>    RALPH LAUREN 4107 c/o SUNGLASSES SHOP   ::   Banana Republic Vest (similar)   ::   Long Sleeved Tee (exact one here)   ::   Leather skirt (similar)   ::   Zara boots (similar)   ::  Kate Spade bag   ::   Stacked bangles from a cute boutique around Los Angeles   ::   MAC Ruby Woo lipstick   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Do 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!  ♥

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Holiday Party Style :: Red Fringes

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As a so-called style blogger – one of the many things that would definitely make me happy is when I am able to merge all of my favorite things (not trends!) in a single look.  So count me in as a happy camper when I put together my all-time favorite sweater dress, OTK boots, aviator sunnies and this glamorous fringed faux suede jacket (this one is not lined – so don’t rely on it for warmth) in my signature color which I selected for my repeat collaboration with FASHION MIA - your newest online shopping destination for the best in holiday party style! ♥

Their styles and prices are so on-point for those countless holiday soirees where the goal is to wear a different outfit for each and every event.

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What I’m Wearing   >>    Jacket (I’m wearing a Mediumc/o FASHION MIA   ::   RALPH LAUREN 4107 c/o SUNGLASSES SHOP   ::   Bag c/o MAXWELL SCOTT BAGS   ::   Sweater Dress (similar)   ::   DV by Dolce Vita boots (similar)   ::  MAC Ruby Woo lipstick   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Do 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   ::   #HowIFall   ::   Hello Monday   ::   Mix It Mondays   ::    Creative Mondays   ::   Visible Monday   ::   Beauty by Miss L   ::   Let It Shine   ::   Sophisticated Style   ::   Watch What I’m Wearing   ::   Start of the Week Stylish   ::   Classy Monday   ::   Weekend Snapshots   ::   Monday Fashion   ::   A Lovely Little A La Mode   ::   Personal Style Monday   >>   TUESDAY   >>   All About You   ::   Confident Twosday   ::   Trend Spin   ::  Turning Heads Tuesday   ::  On Trend Tuesday   ::   Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me   ::   Tuesday Fashion Party   ::   Style Swap Tuesdays   ::   Chic Style   ::   Style Sessions   ::   Dress for Success   >>   WEDNESDAY   >>   Whatcha Wearing Wednesday  ::   Oh, Hey Girl!   ::  WIWW   ::   Style Me Wednesday   ::   The Stylish Housewife   ::   Who’s Wearing What Wednesdays   ::   Color and Grace   ::   Fresh Fashion Forum   ::   Trendy Wednesday   ::   Jersey Girl Texan Heart   >>   THURSDAY   >>   Thursday Fashion Files   ::   Throwback Thursday   ::   #WIWT   ::   Spotlight of the Week   ::   Top of the World Style   ::   A Labour of Life    >>   FRIDAY  >>  Flashback Fashion Fridays    ::   Passion4Fashion   ::   Fashion Friday   ::   Friday Favorites   ::   Fun Fashion Friday   ::   Casual Friday   ::   Fashion Friday   ::   Friday Finds   ::  Fridays Fashion   ::   Fabulous Friday   >>   SATURDAY   >>   Style Saturday