Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Nicki Minaj - Super Bass Inspired Outfit

Still remember Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" song? All of us went ga-ga over that song and we could not help ourselves dancing and singing that song. Why not? It's upbeat and a great dance song, kids (that includes my 9 yr old niece) also enjoyed it too.

It's pretty easy to get Nicki Minaj's outfit just like on her Super Bass video. Oh to complete the outfit, it would be great if you also have a Fender Precision Bass to go well with your outfit.
1. Find a pink long hair wig
2. White tank top
3. Jeans shorts
4. Doc Martens pink boots

Super bass


Versatile Sarong

We are still in the middle of rainy season yet I’m already thinking of summer. Ahhh… why not? Summer is a time to go to many destinations most especially the beach and have some fun. I just love the cool breeze of the wind and the sun sans humidity when I’m in the beach area or on top of a mountain resort. How’d I wish life can be laid-back all the time.

Wearing a maxi dress, shorts, tank top, loose pants with thin material and sarong are just some of the perfect summer get-up. Nothing beats the comfort that they can give during summer but that doesn’t mean that you can’t be fashionable when you wear them.

Sarong is a very versatile fabric that can be used as a clothing, head scarves, blanket, shawl or even as a towel. Versatile as it is, it also can be worn in so many ways. Even I was surprised to know that sarong can be tied up beautifully in variety of ways to make it more fashionable. It’s good to find a site that shows how to tie a sarong in so many ways I can imagine.

My fave sarong are the full ones and those that have colorful prints but there are also mini-sarongs and solid colored ones that you can opt to choose depending on your taste.

Here are my top sarong picks:

Sequined / Embroidered / "Floral-10" w/ Butterflies Sarong "Turquoise"Sarong w/ Triple Embroidery "Orange"-

Cute Hello Kitty Figurines by Swarovski

Our all-time favorite super cute cat, Hello Kitty is made into figurines. Hello Kitty Figurines by Swarovski are now available at their site swarovski.com. Hello Kitty lovers and collectors, you should not miss this 2012 collection because some are Limited Edition only just like the Hello Kitty Hearts ($600- wow!) that has cute pink hearts and bow.


Hello Kitty Hearts, Limited Edition 2012

Hello Kitty Gold Bow - priced at $140 wears a rockstar inspired outfit. Approximate size: 1 9/16 x 2 3/16 inches
Hello Kitty Gold BowHello Kitty Santa

Hello Kitty Pink BowHello Kitty BearHello Kitty Red Apple

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Fashionable Medical Lab Coats

Medical professionals need not to be left behind when it comes to fashion. Wearing white uniforms can be boring at times but thankfully they can now buy medical scrubs that comes in variety of colors and patterns that they can use in their hospital duties. During my medical years many years ago, those pattern scrubs are still non-existent so seeing my former colleagues with their new uniforms is just refreshing.

However, white lab coats will never go out of style and use but medical professional need to make sure that only use and buy comfortable coats for most of the times their duties can be pretty hectic and toxic as we call it.

Arm Candies / Bracelets Galore

These days, arm candies of different styles, materials and colors make women drool.These accessories are the fad these days and it's also nice to pair them with bulky or big leather or metallic watches. Just don't overdo it too much, maybe 3 bracelets of your choice and a watch will be enough to make a statement. Actually, I ordered some few colorful faux leather bracelets from my friend and I'm kinda excited to finally have it and use them.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Lanyard Accessories

If you think that lanyards are only used to hold IDs or keys, then think again. These days, almost all items can be made into jewelries or accessories. Just take a look at this lanyard made into a decorative necklace. They are perfect as gifts or give-aways  during birthday parties, anniversaries or company events. Just be creative and who knows you'll come up with beautiful accessories that you can use for personal use or you can even sell them.

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="291"]Avengers Lanyard Avengers Lanyard Necklace from http://www.etsy.com/shop/Monostash[/caption]

 

Monday, October 22, 2012

Victoria's Secret's Million-Dollar Floral Fantasy Bra for 2012

Once again Victoria's Secret came up with this jaw-dropping Floral Fantasy Bra for 2012. Model Alessandra Ambrosio wore this beautiful work of art collection by Victoria's Secret in New York and it costs $2.5 million.


This FLORAL FANTASY BRA 2012 has 5,200 precious sapphires, amethysts, rubies and white, pink and yellow diamonds arranged creatively and meticulously to form flowers. It also has 18 carat pink and yellow gold and a 20 carat white diamond. It has a stunning matching belt and made exclusively by London Jewelers of New York.





Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Teen Summer Camp Must-Have

Every teenager deserves some rest from school stuff and one of the many ways to have them enjoy their vacation is by letting them join teen summer camps. They will have an opportunity to meet new friends and gain more knowledge or experience. Always make sure to pick the right summer camps for your teens so that they will enjoy every minute that they will spend there. Sending them to summer camps will be an memorable and different experience for your teens for they can learn a lot of things while there.

There are teen summer camps for teenagers that offer Academic summer camp, Arts/Music, Adventure, Special Needs and more. Also make sure that your kids will bring these must-haves:
1. Comforter/ Blankets             2. Water Bottles
3. Laundry Bags                      4.  Shower Accessories
5.  Eating Utensils                 6. First Aid Kit
7. Sleeping bags          8. Sunscreen/ Insect Repellant

Friday, October 12, 2012

My Forever 21 Loot

I don’t usually shop at Forever 21 but when I dropped by at their branch at Megamall last June and I can’t resist buying these items. In the end, I brought home these loots. I was looking and fitting a lot of chunky bracelets but nothing seems to fit my small wrist. I saw these 2-toned bangle bracelets, tried it on and I’m just so happy that is perfect for my small wrist. I think it costs only P300.

The other one is a 2-leaf necklace, which is around P350. Can’t remember exactly how much they really cost..lol Been using them ever since and love them. I think I will to pass by their shop again when I go to Megamall soon and who knows I might find some more jewelries or even tops that will fit me.

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Bargain Shopping Techniques to Bring on Your Next Travel

People travel for different reasons; it could be business related, a personal journey or just taking some time off to have some fun and relaxation. For most women, there’s something about going to another country that makes them really excited: shopping. yes, it presents the opportunity to see new items and unique ones that you might only find at your destination. You can shop for clothing, shoes, makeups or souvenirs but in your next shopping spree, make sure that you know the techniques that can make you save on your purchases.


A lot of travelers who are in tight budget find countries in Southeast Asia to be the perfect destination especially since your money can go a long way since most items are very affordable. Countries like Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, hong Kong and Korea are known for their night markets and street shops that offers a selection of merchandise for a low price. If you are planning to go to any of these countries, make sure to practice your skills when it comes to bargaining. You’ll be surprised on how much money you can save by asking for a discount.


If you intend to shop on places such as night or street markets, it pays to learn a little of their language. Know the words for “how much” and “discount” as they can help a long way in your bargaining. Most sellers would also think that you are a local due to the basic knowledge of the language. Remember that in popular tourist markets, the prices might still be a bit high because tourists flock the place. Do your own research and look for markets that offer the same variety but are less popular among the crowd, not only will it save you money on shopping but also time since there’s less people looking around.


Essence: Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Make Up Collection

I'm sure Twilight fans like me can't already wait for the Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 to be shown already this November. Whether you are Team Edward or Team Jacob you'll always want to see  vampires and werewolves in the movie and to witness the ending of this beautiful saga. Essence cosmetics ( essence.eu) will be launching the Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Make Up Collection in November 2012 just in time for the release of the movie.

The make up collection includes mysterious colors of Lipgloss, Lipstick, Blush, Shimmer Powder, Loose Pigments Eyeshadow, Liquid Eye Liner and Nail Polish.  Twilight movie and Make Up fanatics , don't miss this limited edition make up collection this Nov. 2012.

 

Music and Me

Nothing beats the joy that I get every time I listen to music everyday. There are times when I listen to fast or up beat songs in my computer to make me dance or move. My table speakers may be in full volume while I’m listening. It’s also very helpful when I feel too sleepy and needed a jolt to keep me awake while I’m beating a deadline on my work. I guess the adrenaline rush keeps my blood flowing and making me wide-awake.

I also have silent moments when all I just want to hear is soft calming music to appease my worry soul. Music with words that are striking and hitting me straight through my heart will definitely make me cry. The senti-mode is on when I’m like that and I’d prefer just wearing headphones so I can really feel the song.

I can also remember listening to the radio everyday most especially when I came home from work. Turning on the radio that I have inside my bedroom was like a routine already. I can imagine my fave DJ wearing headphones while setting all the music he has in store for his listeners. Now that I have my iPhone and the computer, I rarely listen to the radio anymore and that made me miss my fave radio station and DJ.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

How to Wear Same Shirt in 8 Different Ways

This is very interesting, I never thought I can use wear the same shirt in so many ways. Ahhh.. that only shows that I'm not imaginative or creative enough when it comes to dressing up. I'm actually learning a lot on ways to dress up and mix and match clothes. Right now, I think I need to look over my closet and see what goes well into others so I can maximize the use of my clothes. There are times that I wear that same shirt anymore because it will be the same look.

Monday, October 8, 2012

In Love Red Duo Lipstick and Nailpolish by Lancome

Receiving gifts is always fun all the time most especially when you got something the you really like. Giving gifts is fun as well if the receiver can appreciate not not just the gift itself but effort that you did in finding that special for him/her. For the men, you can choose best cigars there is while for women, a red hot lipstick and nail polish can turn them into a sexy hot diva hehe.

This In Love Red Duo Lipstick and nail polish by Lancome will definitely make your lips and nails standout with its fiery red color. Perfect if you want to be noticed or make a statement. Available at Sephora.com for $30 (orig value of $40)

Friday, October 5, 2012

Halloween Inspired Nails

Are you all set for Halloween?

I'm pretty sure that by now, you're already thinking of what to wear for the Halloween parties that you'll be attending. Halloween is not only for kids to enjoy as adults always have time to scare and have some fun.

Just in case you want your nails done as well, check out these Halloween inspired nails that can also catch anyone's attention.

Love this!

 

I think this is pretty easy to make. You just need to have a small brush so you can make little dots for the eyes.

or you can have this cute candy colored nails with spider, ghost, mummy

Yoga Mats, Bags and More

We all know that exercise is good for our health that's why I see to it that I exercise from time to time. I may not be able to go to the gym to exercise but still I have time to exercise at the comforts of my home. Currently, Zumba dance exercise is my fave as it keeps me on the move. I'll just go online and watch the zumba exercise on Youtube repeatedly and that's where I got my dose of exercise in the morning.

I also wanted to try Yoga as it has its own discipline. I even remember printing some yoga poses that I got online. Next time, if I'm going to try Yoga, I need to purchase yoga mats and  yoga bags that I can bring at the studio.

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Trend Alert: Rose Gold Boyfriend Watches by Coach


Watches are just one of my fave accessories. I could never leave a house without wearing one as it feels like I'm naked without it. These days, oversized watches particularly these rose gold boyfriend watches are a big fad. They became an eye-candy seen on most women's wrists. A lot of styles and colors have come out as well and women who love big watches will have a hard time picking which one they'd buy. I've been meaning to buy myself one of these rose gold watches but my dainty little wrist might not take the bulkiness of it hehe.

Check these Rose Gold Boyfriend Watches by Coach at coach.com. Price ranges from $198 and up and available straps are rose gold, plastic, leather and rubber .

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