Thrift Shopping

After being cooped up at home for so long, I decided to check out the thrift stores around Manila just to give myself an excuse to go out and buy something. And there’s no other place like Carriedo to check out random stuff. I went to the thrift stores around the Sta. Cruz area but didn’t…

Apparently, I’m a Mori Girl

But I didn’t realize it until last Sunday when I stumbled upon Mori style while just randomly surfing the internet. I didn’t know there was a term to describe my sense of style. You see, I get most of my clothes from the ukay-ukay (thrift) stores because I cannot find styles I like from the…

Slow Saturday: Cartimar and Recto

With nothing to do at home (and nothing to eat but tuna from a can), I figured why not go to Arisoo Cartimar for my fave curry and rice. After eating, of course there’s the usual shopping for interesting things. Lucky me I found the elusive Binggrae frozen peach yoghurt bar. Now see, I love…

Old Lady Chinese Canvas Shoes

When you’ve got no money and your old Converse Chucks are falling apart, go to Divisoria to get yourself a pair or two of old lady Chinese canvas shoes. P150 each in Divisoria   Comfortably soft and washable. Good enough for crazy Katie who walks a lot. Durable? We’ll see. Fashion forward? Only for boho…

Newspaper Bags Anyone?

  These clutches sell for around P200.   Tote bags in various designs sell for P290.   They’ve got other designs all below P800. Ok, granted a newspaper bag, even if coated with varnish and paint, will not last forever, but with every purchase you help the less affluent women and children of Pandacan.  …