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05 September 2010

bangkok tales episode five: buddha maxi overload

due to the pressure of Thailand buddha temples' dress codes, we had to overly prepare for this just to make sure we get to see all the temples planned for the day. the dress code says to not wear shorts or fitted jeans (it's too humid to wear jeans anyway), no short skirts or mini-skirts, no sleeveless tops and no slip-ons for shoes. well, if we have to wear such conservative clothes then we might as well have to dress it up right? and dress up we did. this has got to be my most fave outfit during the trip --- mainly because i did get to wear layers, accessories and a studded belt. 

we had a super funny and green tour guide for the day. everyone called her ms. bangkok and we thought it was a joke until she introduced herself to be ms. bangkok 20 years ago. my favorite line from her right at the start of the trip? "if you have questions, you can ask me anything just not my body..." LOL.

i wanted to tell you about all the temples we visited but then i'll just let the photos do the talking. 

on me: floral maxi dress - gifted from mom | beige tank top - sister's closet | grey cardigan - thrifted | taupe gladiator flats - parisian, sm dept store | black bag - nine west | heart necklace - borrowed from kitoy

on aimee: black and white striped maxi dress - props | blue cardigan - pratunam find | white fedora - pratunam find | black faux leather bag - sm dept store | black sandals - night market find

final and huge shopping post tomorrow! check back for two items for sale and a giveaway!

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julianne. said...

hollyyyy amazing pictures.<3
gorgeous dresss.

pinky said...

I love your maxi :) Love how you styled it! Inggit ako sa mga finbds mo sa baba! I love the first dress!

kathifoldsfive said...

i love what you and your sis are wearing, pay. and those buildings and buddhas are breathtaking. i can't get enough of your photos jd! hehe

kathi folds five

ching said... much gold! haha
awesome dress Gizelle.

Anonymous said...

Amazing architecture and very exquisite detail! I wish I can go someday.

I say the same for your outfit! Plus, I always think that long and flowy dresses go well with travel :-)

Eunice said...

Lovely pictures sis! You and your sister is rocking those maxi dresses! :D

Beth said...

The temples are beautiful. I think you all look so pretty and classic.

Mila said...

What a pretty dress!

Anonymous said...

Ah, cute maxi dresses! Perfect pick for something conservative yet stylish.

dred said...

love love all your maxi dresses! i your sis and I kinda have the same nautical maxi. tehehe

your pictures make me want to go to bangkok as in asap. gotta save for it.

Anonymous said...

you seem have great time in bankok dear.. you shop any interesting stuff too..
and on this post, i really like the tample and your long dress..

Aileen Kim said...

everyone looks so fashionably charming. Super in love with the maxi dresses! Got them in Bangkok too?

Sweet said...

Love all the maxis the entire family wore Gizelle.

The temples are just amazing here especially all the buddhas and its varieties of position...

Kisses love

Aisa.Paxie said...

omg you and your fam is so fasyon!!!:) love what you're all wearing. and i love how you all styled those maxi dress:)

Vera Liane Rea said...

Your fam looks amazing! :D You guys look great and so styled up. You look lovely in a maxi dress. :) And goodness thanks for the heads up on the dress code,will remember such.

I love the stuff you got from Bangkok. Makes me want to visit even more! :D

Mode Junkie said...

GREAT pictures babe! you should wear maxi dresses more often, you look great in them!!

xoxo Mode Junkie

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