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25 March 2011

channeling 60's woodstock

(the mini burgers are the sampler ones of flame it's awesome grilled burgers. cream cheese + garlic, garlic mayo, bacon mushroom and cheese and chili con carne = LOVE) 

i just can't stop wearing this vest! haha. wearing my beloved fringe vest with this floral tiered dress made me feel like i belong in a 60's woodstock concert but in a conservative way. i should dress this way more often as it's liberating in the sense that i was able to channel an era of new and radical events and trends. 'The Sixties' was an era where social taboos were relaxed, there was an excess in flamboyance and where people simply freed themselves of social constraint. the constant swinging of the fringes on my vest and the last tier of my dress also helped with the liberating feeling.(kidding)

hmmm, so how's my life been in the last few days? i've been utterly busy, it's sometimes no longer funny because i've been late for work almost everyday. i've been sleeping until 3:00 AM everyday, not only taking care of our wholesale business (which is situated at home, taking over my sister's old room)  but most importantly preparing for i've prepared 43 tops, dresses, skirts, shorts and trousers; 5 bags, 8 pairs of shoes, 8 kinds of belts and 3 kinds of swimsuits for the shop. 

floral tiered dress - bangkok find
fringe vest - bangkok find
turquoise belt - robinson's dept store, dumaguete
tan bag - parisian, sm dept store
blue embellished sandals - bangkok find
cross necklace - custom made by sister

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Abbie♥ said...

very woodstock indeed! i have a similar dress from a thrift store and i haven't had the chance to wear simply because i don't know how! hahahaha! but thank you for this outfit post, my dress can now be used.♥

Anonymous said...

Single time
I look at your photos
I want to be in Cebu.

:( :( :(

mistytewest said...

YEY!!!! so excited for the shop Gizelle.....yey you deserve it my dear!!!!

and yes i am loving the look and feel of the dress...just so beautiful...


Gillian Uang said...


Renee said...

cute dress

Aileen Kim said...

i love the woodstock vibe! Am loving your vest too!

Gessyl said...

looking forward to see whats on your shop. you should have accessories too. puhleez? :)

Unknown said...

love your dress!! and awesome vest! i would so love to be rocking one like that!

CHARRY said...

love the outfit! ;)


awesome vest!! definitely looks good with just about everything! Very beautiful! and ohh congrats with the online shop! im excited!

Carla said...

Cute dress darling! And love the belt too!!


Anonymous said...

i love your dress!

00000 said...

I love your floral dress! :D

PS: You won in my blog giveaway! Congratulations, Gizelle! I posted your prize in my blog, email kita bukas para sa shipping address mo :)

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kathifoldsfive said...

ooooh, shopyapi? can't wait! i'm in love with the shoes already. mu.ship ka overseas. pai? haha

tagged you on my post, btw. :)
kathi folds five

Broken Writer said...

i really loves it!!!!! loves the bag! you look very summer na ipay!


i will no longer update my nomad blog. follo me in my new one?

Anonymous said...

I officially want to go shopping with you! You find the cutest things wherever you go. I think you would look really pretty in Nars Gilda Blush. It's a matte coral colour and it'll go so well with your floral/flowy/bohemian/vintage style<3

Anonymous said...

I HEART this dress. Going through your blog always makes me jealous of the weather in the Philippines. It's pretty much cold all year round in Canada :(

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