Thursday, May 27, 2010

lala-lalala-lalala-la


pink top/mini dress from Promod
thrifted high-waisted khaki shorts
thrifted lace cover up
leather belt from Zara
2-tone fisherman hat from YRYS
boat shoes from Renegade Folk

I'm glad that different kinds of hats are coming out nowadays and that more people here [in the Philippines] are actually wearing them. They used to be such an underrated accessory. Just a few years ago, wearing a hat meant getting stared at like you've done something wrong, when you're actually the one making sense, especially with the intense heat in this country. Filipinos are generally shy, I guess, and at times afraid to stand out. But now, I think the increasing public appreciation of hat-wearing proves that we're slowly coming out of our shells when it comes to fashion.

I collect hats, and I've been going out of my mind lately because I seem to be seeing a lot that I like and have been finding it hard to control the urge to buy them all. Still, I ended up with three new hats to add to my collection that I probably won't be able to wear regularly, but ah, what the heck.


hats from YRYS

10 comments:

  1. I can't believe that hat is from YRYS. I would not even think to look there. How did you spot it? Great find! :)

    Your post was spot on. I'm still too shy to wear my boater hat indoors. I'll try to work on that.

    Also I like the color palette of your outfit. It's very fresh to look at. I'm still waiting to see your white Zara wooden sandals in action though! :)

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  2. hey, B!

    i don't usually go inside YRYS, but ever since my boyfriend & i found out that his cousin's hat (the same one i'm wearing here) was from there, we've been going back to check for hats!

    i generally don't wear hats indoors too, except for beanies. but i do take advantage when the sun's out!

    and i've actually worn the Zara clogs w/ this outfit as well. i've walked around it a couple of times already, & i can confirm that they're ok to wear for a whole day! (or maybe i just have high tolerance for pain? haha)

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  3. i love all your hats! and your outfit is so perfect for the start of summer. you got some totally rad style girl!

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  4. Nice blog, nice pictures, nice outfits
    =)
    I'll come back !

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  5. so cute :)
    and i'm loving that hat!
    thanks for the gorgeous birthday wishes missy!
    xx

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  6. @Hannah: summer's actually ending over here tho! sad.

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  7. oh my goodness! the hats! from which YRYS branch did you get them?

    i looooove the outfit!!! that lace vest is a dream!

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  8. @Kookie B.: i got them from the Trinoma & the Sta. Lucia branches. totally unexpected!

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  9. Gela, you are adorable! I love the hats! I'm a hat person too and I do think that people here should embrace wearing such an outfit-changing piece. :)

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