blog full of introductions

first introduction: yes, $2 dresses are cool..but hey, i live in the Philippines and $2 is still PHP90 and that can already buy someone a meal. so i present to you my PHP10 dress. something i scoured from our local market trip months ago. it needed a bit of fixing as the neckline’s threads were loose but with the help of basic sewing skills learned from years in an all-girls school, i managed to sew the neckline back. aside from the dress being multi-colored and floral, my most favorite part is that it’s a tent dress and can be adjusted using the thin strings attached on it. forgiving. very forgiving — especially for a girl who has gained so much weight from the two trips she’s been on..haha!

second introduction: F-R-I-N-G-E! i need it in my life right now. every time i say that when we were shopping in Bangkok, my mom and sister would laugh and roll their eyes. oh well, i’m shallow like that. since i couldn’t find a fringe bag, i settled for this awesome vest instead. oooh, i’m so excited to pair this with floral and printed sun dresses and maxi skirts and swimsuits. summer is here!

third introduction: my gecko ring. my gecko love. my sister was baffled at how i can love such weird accessories as last year, i also went ballistic over my fox ringΒ but for me, the weirder the better.Β i’ve been finding reasons to wear this for days now and i’ve been finding myself just staring at it, even over a stop light as i’m driving and imagining that it’s a real gecko on my finger.Β yes, i’m weird like that too. *smirk*

ps. i threatened to disconnect my internet connection and when i got home from the service center, my internet suddenly worked fine.tsk tsk. hope this is the fix they promised.

floral dress – thrifted
fringe vest – platinum mall, bangkok
nude suede wedge booties – gold dot
layered coin necklace – platinum mall, bangkok
layered chain necklace – carbon find
stacks of bangles – carbon finds
gecko ring | turquoise ring – platinum mall, bangkok
leopard ring – carbon find
orange howlite ring – dane’s giveaway win

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  1. I always Loooooove your style. It's so boho chic. I adore it. AND UM WOAH LOOK AT THOSE RINGS CAN I HAVE ONE YESSSSSSS THANK YOU MY DEAR.


  2. Lloyda says:



  3. Jing says:

    amazing 10php dress,G!you look so blooming here.


  4. Mimi says:

    What a steal! It looks great on you! πŸ™‚


  5. woooooow!! your fashion taste is always amusing! ❀ Gorgeous dress!! and your vest is so so! --,


  6. ching says:

    gaaah i want that dress. awesome!


  7. Toni says:

    10 pesos?! as in TEN? masuya najud ko sa thrifting adventures nimo Gizelle!

    and yes, you sure have a thing for weird but very cool accessories! NICE!

    Perfumed Red Shoes


  8. AyLin says:

    As always, you look so fabulous! I love everything in you. The dress is so awesome same with the accessories.


  9. DaMnViXeN says:

    10 pesos?! youve got skillz girl! eheh

    i love that fat lizard ring! weird, yes but its eccentric like that noh?

    on the contrary u seem to have lost weight.. and 5 yrs younger than when you were fresh out of zombie culture ^^


  10. Cylia says:

    you've such a pretty face:) and loving your rings!


  11. I love your rings, specially the blue one. Nice outfit πŸ™‚


  12. Merowyn says:


    It's so cute!!!! I'm in shock!!!!

    Love the fringe, I got a jacket similar to that at Cocoon in Ayala last time I was there. I LOVE that store…. I think I bought almost everything they had last time I was there hahahaahaa


  13. Ann says:

    the dress is Such a steal! ^^
    And we're totally both into fringes right now, check out my find, ^^


  14. aiz kim says:

    fringe, florals, gecko…the most wonderful words in my vocabulary! Lovely finds G. Am seriously contemplating on going to BKK now because of your posts…lol!


  15. cherie says:

    don't you just love the feeling when you find something amazing at 10 php!! that's such a cute ensemble, you look so ready for summer πŸ™‚


  16. Jen HaHA says:

    Okay, so P10=~$.25? Wow! Love your rings! The gecko is awesome, and the leopard is pretty cool, too! I can't wait to take my boys to the Philippines and see their reaction to the real geckos. Please excuse my ignorance since my experience in the Philippines is only in Pampanga and Cavite. Do geckos run around on your walls in Cebu? Again, please excuse my ignorance!
    Come enter my TinyGoatStudios giveaway!


  17. Angel says:

    youre the coolest! labsyah!!!! oh yeahssss i love cheap clothes πŸ™‚ thrifting i wish i can squeeze in with my busy working life now 😦 i miss going to flee marktes with thrift stalls


  18. Sweet says:

    AWW gizelle if Lexy is the queen of colors you are indeed the queen of rings…I love the gecko ring…I've been seeing them here but hahahahaha maybe I am not just so confident in wearing big and weird rings…but I will try my best all for the shop and the blog…

    I still can't believe that you dress costs 10 pesos lucky you!!!



  19. great find! πŸ™‚ love the fringe vest too..


  20. Rosy says:

    great outfit!so romantic and stylish!


  21. Alex says:

    That Gecko ring is amazing!!


  22. Fashiable says:

    Great post! I love the look. And your rings are AWESOME! I wanttt


  23. BABI says:

    pretty necklace! i love it! πŸ™‚


  24. Melai says:

    gizelle! this is totally awesomeness! πŸ™‚

    Melai of Style and Soul


  25. Catalina says:

    lovin your style, just started following your blog <3 keep in touch!!!

    xx, catalina


  26. oomph. says:

    i LOVE your rings! i'd love to wear the gecko!!


  27. Ladawan says:

    you really rock on those accessories Gizelle! i love, bonggang bongga pag ikaw may suot bakit pag ako parang wala lang hahaha..kisses!


  28. Beverley says:

    you live in the Philippines? that's so cool! i love your rings, the gecko ring is so cute!


  29. Lisa says:

    Ahh you always have the best accessories πŸ™‚

    A Fictional Blog


  30. RenΓ©e says:

    your jewellery… omg it's all perfect!


  31. akaCola says:

    wow that is one amazing vest! love love love youre gorgeous!


  32. dotie says:

    fringe and crochet are a total summer yours πŸ™‚

    eclectic du jour


  33. you have too much rings… you should totally give some to me, I won't mind πŸ™‚


  34. Hazel☺ says:

    what! 10 pesos dress! and a pretty dress at that! lucky find!! πŸ˜€ btw you got the nicest rings ever!!!

    ps i changed link πŸ˜‰



  35. Lee says:

    What a steal! 10 PESOS! I love your gecko ring, Gizelle! πŸ˜€


  36. littlelucy says:

    I love funky rings too but my favourite is the cougar(?) ring!


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