Bag Crush: Fossil Sydney Satchel Bag

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I can't seem to get my mind off these satchel /doctor's bags I spotted at the Fossil shop in Robinson's Place (Manila) 2 weeks ago: I love the simple, elegant look of these bags, plus the versatility of wearing it as either a handbag or a cross-body bag. I'd learn that this bag crush of mine is called Sydney Satchel, made of buttery leather and comes in various ... READ MORE

My Bag Organizer

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I thought I'm very organized already with my bag stuff by keeping small items in separate pouches.  I have a key pouch (for my keys at home and at work), medicine pouch, writing supplies pouch (for my pen, small notebook, calling cards and paper receipts which I recycle as writing papers too) and also a mini-vanity pouch (for my lip balm and travel perfume). But when I put ... READ MORE

Kate Spade New York’s ‘Mandy’

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I was surprised with yet another gift 'bag', this time from my Tita Violy who lives in the US.  She gifted me with this signature 'Cedar Street - Mandy' shoulder bag from Kate Spade New York, in beautiful ivory color called 'Clock Tower'. The bag is made of Italian Saffiano calf leather, also known as Prada's signature leather. I never imagined myself to be owning a Kate ... READ MORE

My Summer Bag: Tulisan Hobo Tote Bag

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Remember the handcrafted clutch by Tulisan Indonesia I featured a few weeks ago?   I made mention of this Hobo Tote bag that got me instantly smitten, and which I asked my sweet friend from Indonesia (Mba Dyah) to buy for me. The bag arrived this week and it's really prettier in person  =)   The colors are bright and striking and happy.  Just the perfect summer bag that I ... READ MORE

Tulisan Indonesia

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I received this lovely, handcrafted clutch last week from my sister-in-law's sister-in-law, Mba Dyah, who is Indonesian and is one of the sweetest ladies I know (Hi Mba Dyah!). The clutch is by Tulisan (which means "handwriting" in Bahasia Indonesian), a well-known local brand in Jakarta that carries "a collection of handmade, limited-edition illustrated prints that are ... READ MORE

Ordering Cath Kidston Online + Johnny Air Service

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I still can't get over my excitement of finally owning Cath Kidston bags, which were purchased straight from their store in UK! I'll be honest here, and tell you that my experience was not entirely pleasant.  By that I mean it was not totally stress-free.  For a while I thought I have lost the bags but in the end, pinahaba lang pala ang suspense, hehe! Here's my ... READ MORE

Bag Crush: Karen Millen Studded Leather Box Bag

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I have been staring at this bag for two (2) days already: There's something about studded black leather bags that I find attractive.  It makes me feel like a rock star - like I can do anything if I am carrying this bag.  It is a bag with an attitude and I am loving it! Meet the popular Karen Millen Studded Leather Box Bag.  We are looking at the smaller version of ... READ MORE

The Good Stuff #4

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Only four (4) more days to go and it's Christmas!  I hope you are all done with your Christmas gift shopping! As for me, I'm done with the shopping and gift wrapping!  I'm actually just relaxing here at home since last Thursday - the start of my mandatory leave from the office.  I'll be back in January na (yey!). Since then, I've been cleaning every nook of our apartment, ... READ MORE