stepping into the light

no i’m not sad in these photos. i’m sleepy and very full from our big breakfast this morning. harry and i like to just sleep-in on weekends and this is one of them. just a post-birthday celebration and also to celebrate our 29th month together as a couple. this pale green dress is one of my favorites. it has seen me through chubby and fat days because of the elastic waist. i am happy to report that i had to cinch the belt so much that i had to fold it at the sides. the dressed used to be a bohemian maxi dress but i had my dad cut it short — just like he did on all my other dresses. i loved it as a maxi dress but felt that it cut me shorter because of its full skirt.Β 
so here’s my weekend: brownie cheesecake and hours of talking with karen, browsing through books i can’t afford at fully booked especially now that i’m saving for my unemployed days, dvd shopping — grey’s anatomy season 6, the runaways and she’s out of my league; slept in the clothes i wore out and make-up when i got home — which made me feel like crap because i don’t like feeling dirty in the middle of my sleep; lots of channel surfing with harry on sunday afternoon, a night with a polka-dotted ribbon, a donut twist and almond snickers bar at 4 in the morning and lots and lots of sleep.
pale green boho dress – thrifted
silver braided belt – random
long watch necklace – hongkong
silver cuffs – thrifted at carbon

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  1. Great pics πŸ˜€

    I love the colour of your dress!


    Balkan Couture


  2. Mez says:

    That sounds like the best weekend, I looooove sleep.

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  3. cherie says:

    i love the light in these photos, you look so poignant and pretty πŸ™‚

    p.s. yes baguio is quite near from where i live. just a quick two hour drive. i was also born there so i have an affinity to the place, i think πŸ™‚ if you ever go then i'll show you around! hehe.


  4. lovely dress



  5. i love weekends!

    nice green dress.


  6. nice dress!!
    and your shoes on your previous post are super cool!!!
    check out my laetst post πŸ™‚



  7. Yay can't wait to receive the package:)
    Love the pale green dress, and short skirts always rule πŸ˜‰ xx


  8. Eunice says:

    I've missed your blog! your dress looks so lovely on you. that colour is gorgeous πŸ™‚
    i love lazy weekends too, unfortunately we always end up packing it up with all sorts of plans ;P


  9. DaMnViXeN says:

    i love that belt!


  10. Maddalena says:

    Love the color of the dress! Too bad the pictures are a bit dark!


  11. projectvee says:

    that's a lovely dress. pretty colour πŸ™‚
    your weekend sounds absolutely amaaazing.


  12. m.fay says:

    Love that dress. Great post!
    Please stop by and say hi. xo


  13. Dailee Dose says:

    I really love that dress, the color is great. My fiance and I love to sleep in on weekends too – we are definitely not early birds.


  14. dred says:

    good thing you're filling in your sleep debt. πŸ™‚

    love your green dress. and love the dramatic lighting in your photos. xx


  15. Lee says:

    I love your dress! And the photos are beautiful, i love the dramatic effect <3

    Lee [ spunk and glam ]


  16. Mia says:

    Hey! thanks for commenting on my blog. Nice outfit and beautiful photos! πŸ™‚ oooh~ donut twist and almond snickers! πŸ˜›


  17. Lex says:

    This dress is such a beautiful color. I love the neckline. The length looks great, I love maxi dresses but i can understand they can feel like they are taking over sometimes.

    -My surgery is for reconstructing my ACL as well. If you have any other fashion tips i would love to hear them.

    Take Care


  18. That sounds like an awesome weekend… Anything with lots of sleep. πŸ™‚ I am guessing the Bohemian look is still big in the Philippines? My sister-in-law is very much into that look nowadays.


  19. cute dress! the natural shadow effect looks great on the pics πŸ˜€

    Castor Pollux


  20. Melissa says:

    cute dress, love it!


  21. Ajenda says:

    Love the look. Something about the tomboy look mixed with the studded ballet fats really makes me fall in love!


  22. pensandlens says:

    yeheey!!!! you can relax now as much as you can…why don't you download movies to save you time in DVD shopping…

    I can't wait for your vacation here, and yes there are still sales going on…you can check out the bigs malls around…love the color of the dress

    thanks for your comment Gizelle…

    take care love


  23. Mode Junkie says:

    your weekend sounded FUN! πŸ˜‰ i hate sleepin in with my makeup too. but sometimes iΒ΄m just too tired to be bothered by it. LOL
    love this dress babe. it accents your gorgeous tan!

    xoxo Mode Junkie


  24. Sonya says:

    I definitely love the color of the dress a lot! And a brownie cheesecake sounds really perfect right about now..


  25. I LOVE the first photo !

    great blog <3

    xoxo, Cassie


  26. these photos are marvelous! the lighting is purely beautiful…



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