A Mystical Tale with Pandora this Autumn/Winter 2014

Be still my heart. The true death of my budget and I just met in the flesh yesterday at the SM Megamall Fashion Hall.

Pandora Autumn/Winter 2014
now available worldwide

Pandora Autumn/Winter 2014
now available worldwide

Where my 13th month pay would surely go also said hello to me. *gasp*

Pandora Holidays 2014
launching locally this November 1

If my hair’s any longer than shaved, with my forever disheveled look, I’m too sure this would be my A/W 2014 fashion peg:

Deep in the forest, a mystical fairytale world comes to life. Taking cues from the current fascination with all things magical and nature-inspired, as seen in films like Snow White and the Huntsman, Alice in Wonderland, and the fantasy world of the hit TV series Game of Thrones, Pandora creates a new magical classic that mirrors their mystique and novelty, and altogether polishing it off with signature sophistication.

As a brand that has always stayed attuned with the changing waves of fashion and culture, Pandora’s 2014 Autumn/Winter collection is a creative reimagining of an enchanted forest. Picture the tall, swooping trees lining the woods, or the golden fallen leaves from its branches, the somber moon as it lights up the autumn starry sky, or the mystical florals that bloom in the twilight. A sense of otherworldly wonderment for autumn has arrived.

Take a closer look at the Pandora A/W 2014 collection below and swoon with me! :)

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Lavish Lippie Love <3

I have a beautiful dilemma — I’m swooning over too many lippies! I love them and really, I can’t get enough of all the lippies in my boudoir! :) Here are my current personal faves from the sheerest to the boldest:

Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer

I’ve been using all five shades of Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer (Php 395 each) for the past 2 months now as a lip balm and I love it! It has Vitamin E and shea butter that keeps my kissers soft and smooth plus has that invigorating kick of peppermint flavor. I’ve gone through 3/5 sticks now and will definitely rebuy not just for myself but as gifts this coming Christmas season.

L’Oreal Collection Star by Colour Riche
Barely  Plum, Barely Greige, Barely Coral, Barely Moka, Barely Pink

These nudes are so pretty and wearable I can’t give them justice on photos! L’Oreal Paris created the Collection Star by Colour Riche (Php 625 each) with the Asian market in mind keeping tabs of our love affair for the perfect nude lip.

Specially designed for Asian market, the limited edition, custom-made nudes in the L’Oreal Paris Collection Star line boasts five barely-there lipstick colors in a spectrum of nude shades represented by no less than the World’s Most Beautiful — Doutzen Kroes, Jennifer Lopez, Fan Bingbing, Gong Li, and Sonam Kapoor.

My personal fave from the lot’s Barely Coral and Barely Moka — so clean and pretty against my golden skin tone!

L’Oreal Collection Star by Colour Riche
Barely  Plum, Barely Greige, Barely Coral, Barely Moka, Barely Pink
swatched 3 layers under fluorescent light

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Thanks to our friends from Coca-Cola, I can finally post some Share A Coke snaps! :) I love how my personalized bottle came with another bottle to share with a friend who also loves to travel. T — maybe it’s a sign to travel together? ;)

T’s birthday, T in Berlin, and me snorkeling at Phi Phi Don, Phuket

My mom’s and brother’s names are pretty common but they’re just so elusive! :D Just missing a bottle with “Rey” on it to complete our fambam’s Share A Coke stash.

Have you found your name yet?

Sally Hansen Triple Shine Nail Color Collection

When it comes to brilliant shine, the key word is more, more, more! That’s why Sally Hansen is bringing maximum radiance to the season’s most covetable colors with the new Triple Shine Nail Color collection. Sally Hansen knows that high shine is what you crave. Yet, daily hand washing can eat away at color due to water’s high pH, detergent can dull shine, and everything from chlorine to heat can damage polish’s precious luster. Luckily, this innovative formula features a one-of-a-kind Ultimate Shield Complex, designed to help polish withstand the wear and tear of everyday living.

My kind of weekend #bbloggerprobz

There are 28 high-shine shades available locally and they fall into three finishes and textures: Iridescence – a range of nine ethereal, pearlescent pastels and shimmering metallics, Pop – a rainbow of nine vibrant, saturated polishes in bold brights and Fanta-Sea – a glittering selection of ten aquatic tones that evoke the sun-dappled sea. I received the lot of 9 shades above and I immediately wore Make Waves in lieu of my nautical party last Saturday. I love how it has a brush wide enough that covers my entire nail in two swipes. In terms of shine, it really is super shiny! One swipe on most of the shades is sheer but shiny while two swipes is already bold and opaque. Does it last long? Very glad to report that it actually survived 5 kilos of laundry and an entire day of dish washing after my house party even without a top coat! :)

Here’s the entire collection in one spread. Aren’t they all so delish???

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The new Triple Shine Nail Color collection is available in leading department stores nationwide for only PhP315 a piece.

P for Pandora

Alternative post title: sweetest birthday present to date. :)

I’ve been on the fence purchasing my first Pandora chain and charm for what seemed like a lifetime and a half. Just when we got back from Phuket, I was chatting with my friend Eyjay on the Pandora charm I wanted to get. Little did I know, she and Len have been cooking something up.

I was so happy to receive my first Pandora in this light all I could do was to snicker and do a little ugly cry in RCBC Plaza. LOL

Joining two other memorable bracelets, here’s how I usually wear my Pandora seashell (to remind me of our recent beach trip) & silver collier:

On dressier days, I wear it with some ice. :)

my kind of neutrals <3

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