First things first, I am a USA 1XL, which means in Asia where sizes run small, I am a XXXL or something crazy. In Germany, I would probably be an XL now. People assume that I gained weight because . . .
Buying a Tuxedo in Berlin
There comes a time when you get invited to a black tie event. What does black tie mean? Tuxedos for menLong gowns for women They adhere to this more strictly in Europe. This day came for me last . . .
How to Paint Your Nails Perfectly
I got an email from Amelia of Duckling to Swan when she moved to Jakarta a while back. When I checked out her blog and IG feed I couldn't get over how perfect her nails were. Currently drooling over . . .
DIPLO STYLE: Modern Filipiniana
Happy New Year everyone! It's been a while since I've done a Diplo Style post and I thought I'd change it up a bit today. I want to share one of my favourite easy-to-put-together modern . . .
5 Things I am Loving Right Now
This post was inspired by The Spoiled Mummy. I've been out of sorts lately. So much life is just happening, that I can barely keep up! The lack of sun (sunset at 4pm is not something I am used to) and . . .
BERLIN FINDS: TK Maxx
Here is another bargain-hunting find in Berlin! It's TJ MAXX under a slightly differen't name. So if you are looking for a branded item for a much cheaper price or a quality investment piece, this is . . .
Amazing Fashion Designs at And Other Stories
"It's a store by the same company that owns H&M but totally different style, more European street style than trendy." This is how Deepa of Currystrumpet first described & Other Stories to me, . . .
Bargain Shoppers Go Crazy for Primark
One thing that is definitely cheaper for us in Berlin than Jakarta is the clothes. Seriously! One would think that clothes will be cheaper in Indonesia, where a lot of the factories are, but for an . . .
Party and Travel Must-have: Folding Ballerina Flats
As a diplomat's wife, I attended many receptions and parties. There are many times when I have to wear a Filipiniana gown or party dress and high heels. These receptions are usually cocktail-style so . . .
JAKARTA FINDS: Pistos Jewelry
I wanna share another Jakarta find... a gem of a place called Pistos. It's a jewelry shop that is more accessible to my budget and with stylish, modern designs that are just to-die-for! Photos of the . . .