The Reluctant Stylista

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I remember a certain incident back in college when I came out of the restrooms and I had unknowingly tucked the end of my skirt in my underwear.  Fortunately for me, it was quite early and not many...
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I always look forward to Halloween. In fact, I consider it my favorite holiday, but only during the times I've decided to dress for the occasion. I was all set to attend the Cream Halloween Ball this...
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You’ve got to hand it to Freeway for having the balls to pull off the National Artist series, and quite successfully, too, I might add.  While I normally veer off from mainstream or shopping at...
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I love watches.  I know that for most people we've come to rely on our cellphones for the time, and usually I'm all for multi-tasking--but just not for most gadgets.  I like having cameras primarily...
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Do you know anyone who would like to own a piece from the Pinoy Cartoonist Memorabilia? Because I'm giving away a shirt with Larry Alcala's art from A Slice of Life to a reader of Reluctant Stylis...
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I'm really a south girl at heart, and I rarely venture to Quezon City onwards. But I hied off to UP Diliman to see Dulaang UP's Shock Value with my sister and my friend Aliza and then to SM North (my ...
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Ensembles has recently come out with a new collection for the holidays, in collaboration with Louis Claparols. The brand has always been pretty popular here for chic corporate wear, and this latest ...
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I've always liked plaid and its schoolgirl appeal. Well, British schoolgirls maybe, since most of our schoolgirls here don't really wear cute chic skirts but long manang ones like we don't live in a t...
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I'm supposed to be churning out more product reviews, but I couldn't help sneaking in an outfit post ('cos I'd take fashion over cosmetics any day). Well if I think about it, I should've written abou...
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I caught a glimpse of Solo’s billboard along Edsa near Rockwell, featuring the works of late cartoonist and illustrator Larry Alcala on their clothing.  How timely!  I was just researching for a p...
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I actually wanted to blog about this as soon as I got them, but I figured I'd just take a picture with a whole outfit for an OOTD post. Like I said before, I'm in a very lacy mood nowadays.  I got...
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About a month ago when I resigned from full-time work, my cousin Naomi insisted we go out shopping on a weekday. She was in the same boat as I am, and wanted to take advantage of the fact that we coul...
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So after my sister and I left Robinsons Galleria for the Great Sale Finds challenge, we headed to SMX to attend Manila Art 2010. This is the first time I've been to Manila Art, and I'm thinking I shou...
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I attended the United Colors of Benetton fragrance launch yesterday. Boy do I wish I had taken more time to actually style my outfit because I bumped into several fashion bloggers whose styles I adm...
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After much prodding from friends, readers and fellow bloggers, I finally came up with my first "Outfit of the Day" post! After all, what's a fashion blogger who doesn't post her own photos? A fashion ...
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