Love Love Tulisan Indonesia


I'm having some kind of Cath Kidston withdrawal.  Proof?  I haven't been stalking their website for 3 weeks already haha! It used to be that I check the Cath Kidston website every week, not exactly looking for something to buy but just to window shop. Big thanks to my Cath Kidston sisters - Mother E and Diane, I was able to build up my Cath Kidston collection that fast ... READ MORE

Bag Crush: Mansur Gavriel


I can't even begin to tell you how bad I wanted to own a Mansur Gavriel.  The Bag Hag blogged about it in January this year, and it was love at first sight (again!) for me. It was the description "very light" that made me take interest in their bags - particularly the tote bag which is simple in design but has very fine structure.  Investing in good leather bag/s is always a ... READ MORE

My Summer Bag: Tulisan Hobo Tote Bag


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


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

Holiday Gift Guide for Tween Girls


Don't you love it when you see two or more items inside your gift box?  Not only do I find that extra thoughtful of the giver; I also appreciate the effort that goes with picking which items go together and making sure that the recipient will like everything. Last Christmas, I tried putting together some bath items and packed them as Christmas goodies for my office ... READ MORE

Splurge versus Save on Beach Bags


SPLURGE: Mar Y Sol Caracas Basket Tote ($94.00) Joie Louisa Woven Tote ($118.00) Tory Burch Multi Straw Tote ($265.00) SAVE: Colorful woven and straw tote bags from the public markets in Naga City!  Prices start at $1.50!!!   Imagine that - the amount of one high-end brand bag can already buy you enough of these native bags for the whole ... READ MORE

Shopbop Bag Sale!

shopbop sale

The luxury online store,, is on sale ladies and the bags are discounted big time from 30% to 50%!   Below are some of the bags that I liked: Anya Hindmarch Coal Tiny Tim Tote   This is the perfect tote bag for people who brings work to anywhere - like me hehe!    It has a large carryall shape, top zip closure and lots of small pockets for those stuff that should be ... READ MORE

Bargain Finds at the Robinson’s Warehouse Sale

I can't believe how far my P1,000.00 (about $24.00 at current exchange rate) went when I looked at the items I bought from last weekend's warehouse sale at World Trade Center, sponsored by Robinson's Mall and Metrobank Credit Card. Side story:  I went with AJ and my cousin, Mae Anne, and almost backed out when we were told that the sale is exclusive to Metrobank ... READ MORE