Manic Monday Outfit

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WHITE TOP WITH EMBROIDERY MARSHALLS SIMILAR HERE, HERE AND HERE

AMERICAN EAGLE JEGGINGS 

VINCI CAMUTO SUNNIES SIMILAR HERE

LOUIS VUITTON BAG

SHOES MARSHALLS SIMILAR HERE, HERE AND HERE

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. As for me it was a very relaxing one since it was gloomy. We did not go anywhere and just stayed home. I was able to finish all the chores early and able hand out with the family. Today, when you read this I will be at work for my day job being a physical therapist. I always drink my tea or coffee, eat breakfast with the hubby as kids still asleep every time I leave the house and play a good song while driving to work. Then I start my day praying and just move on with my day and release all the positive energy I have. As my patients always tells me, where do you get your energy? I always sings and dance for them sometimes… Manic right? But I really do feel that it helps them because most of them are in pain (literally).

So sharing this simple look I have here. I called it Manic Monday Look because it is simple but lively with the simple earth colors combined. You will probably see me wear these booties because they are so comfy.

How about you? How are you at work, specially on Mondays?

Have a fabulous week ahead and thank you for stopping by.

Simply,

Christianne

Photos: Novel (my better half)

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What to Pack for a Spring Vacation

CITY TOUR

What to Pack for a Spring Vacation

 

                   ISLAND LIFE

 

What to Pack for a Spring Vacation

 

The question is What to pack for a Spring vacation? I will be on vacation with family next month and so excited for it. We are travelling to Europe for 2 weeks and I am already working on my outfits for that trip. I have created 2 looks here for the places we will be going there. As for the city tour, you always want to wear something chic and comfortable. You know you will be walking around so no heels for me. These espadrilles will do the work or might wanna wear sneakers too. Always check the temperature of the place you are going to ahead of time. You might wanna take with you some light jackets just in case because spring is tricky, most of the time it is cold in the morning and night time. Also protect your skin, take with you some sun screens.

If you are heading to the beach then of course you’ll have to have a cute swimsuit, sandals and those straw bags, sunglasses and hat to protect you from heat. Same for the city tour, you need sun screens. Add a pair of flip flops for you to wear when you are getting ready to swim (something that is okay to get wet). You might want to wear off shoulder top and a pair of shorts.

If you are bound to do some hiking then always take with you your work out clothes, tennis shoes and a back pack. You really will need this anyway if you are a work out junkie and continue to stay in shape even when travelling.

Where ever you are heading, these are the basic things to pack with you and you are good to go.

Have a nice weekend and thank you for stopping by.

Simply,

Christianne

 

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Must Love Ruffled Top

Must Love Ruffled Top Must Love Ruffled Top Must Love Ruffled Top Must Love Ruffled Top Must Love Ruffled Top Must Love Ruffled Top Must Love Ruffled Top Must Love Ruffled Top Must Love Ruffled Top Must Love Ruffled TopOUTFIT DETAILS:

RUFFLED TOP c/o CHICWISH

AMERICAN EAGLE SKY HIGH JEGGINGS 

PRADA HANDBAG SIMILAR HERE 

VINCI CAMUTO SUNNIES SIMILAR HERE

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN PUMPS SIMILAR HERE

I must say that my closet is full different styled ruffled tops, stripes, off the shoulders, bell sleeves. But these must love ruffled top is the best. The texture is so soft and comfortable and makes me wanna twirl. It is also true to size and can also be work tucked in and out when you pair it with jeans. I tucked it in since I am wearing this High waist jeggings from American Eagle. This is something to wear to a stroll in a nice mall, hanging out with friends. If you are not into heels this can be paired with some cute sandals like this. As you all may notice I love wearing heels because I have longer torso and shorter legs even though I am 5’6″ tall. Pointed shoes always makes your legs look longer. 

As for not posting on my usual time. I still made it Wednesday but later because it is daughters spring break and I have been more onto giving family time with the kids. We went to six flags yesterday and posted it on instastories if you follow me on instagram.

I wish you all to have a lovely week and thank you for stopping by.

Simply,

Christianne

Photos: Novel (my better Half)

Location: National Harbor, MD

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Ways on How to get Motivated

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OUTFIT DETAILS:

WHITE DRESS c/o CHICWISH

SUNNIES SIMILAR HERE

WATCH c/o DANIEL WELLINGTON

LACED UP SANDALS SIMILAR HERE, HERE AND HERE

HANDBAG SIMILAR HERE, HERE AND HERE

Today marks my second year in blogging and I am still thinking how I made it? On this post I will talk about ways on how to get motivated? This really applies to everything that we want to achieve in life.

First thing is you have to ask your self why? Why do I wanna do this (blog, workout and etc?).  It is actually my self expression of myself and I consider this my personal magazine as I have talked about on this post. I am here to inspire other women like me and spread positivity.

Second is you have to create a plan as to how you will execute it to achieve all the reasons why. Once you have that in place, Just start! There will be times that you will feel tired. If I do feel it what I do is I have this picture (a vision) in my mind that if I continue to do this right and follow the plans I have put in place I am already doing the things that I dreamt I will be. I am actually envisioning me being successful and how will I get to that is to keep going. Or if you don’t have that imagination. Make a vision board of you on how you see yourself on what you want to become.

The main focus is WHY, HOW and just keep going. Another most important thing is surround your self with people who believes in you and that will lift your spirits up. If you don’t have support and all you have is people that tells you you can’t do it. It is actually another fuel to stay motivated and prove to them that you can. Do you agree! This part actually really works for me as I always want to show those negative people that I can do it.

As you may notice I am not a good write but I tried to express myself the best I can. I would suggest you read motivational books too. What I have loved is the book the secret. I also created a playlist of songs that motivates me. So every time I feel like not doing anything. I will play those songs and it will keep me going.

I hope this helps because this helps me making it to second year of blogging. I am still here to give inspiration to all of you who has been there since I started this blog.

Thank you for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments.

Simply,

Christianne

Photos: Novel (my better Half)

Location: National Harbor

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Why Do I Blog?

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BLUE TOP MARSHALLS SIMILAR HERE AND HERE AND HERE

SUNNIES SIMILAR HERE

HANDBAG CATHERINE MALANDRINO SIMILAR HERE AND HERE (ANYTHING FLORAL IS IN THIS SEASON!)

SKINNY JEANS MOSSIMO

WEDGE SANDALS SIMILAR HERE AND HERE

It will be my second year in blogging on Monday April 17. That is when I wrote my first blog post. I haven’t thought I will keep going. Why do I blog? Just a refresher for those who just started following me through this journey. It has always been my dream to be a runway model, but of course it did not happen. I will buy fashion magazines and copy how those models pose there and always dreaming of seeing myself in one of those print ads. I was lucky enough to be given an opportunity to see myself in the magazine. It was when cosmopolitan Philippines advertise that they were looking for real women in different shapes and sizes to post for them, just send pictures.

Let me tell you, I always dream of those things but my self esteem was really low. I always think of myself as not pretty that is why nobody notice me. And so when I received the call from the magazine asking me if I can post for them. I was in heaven telling myself is this real. It may be petty for some but for me it was already a dream come true. The only thing that gave me doubt was when they ask me if I was okay posing wearing swimsuit for their summer issue. It took me awhile before I can answer as I haven’t even worn a swimsuit in public not unless it was mandatory because it was a PE class. But the after a few thoughts, I told myself, hey!! this is it, then moment I’ve been waiting for so I said yes.

After that a lot of people who knows me noticed it they kinda acknowledge the fact that yes you can. That started me to realize that I really need to get out of my shell. I can do it and I just have to believe in myself. If that magazine is willing to post a picture of me it means I really do deserve it. I also thank my husband then my boyfriend who always give me the courage and boost my self esteem. Then that opened the door for me trying out VTR’s in the hopes of getting into commercials, attending Go sees to audition for one of the best clothing brand in the Philippines. I was not selected from all those efforts though.

Then I moved here in the US in 2008. I still love fashion, still buys magazine and get inspired by those models where I see wearing the prettiest clothes, traveling from places to places and just having the lifestyle that I have always dreamed of. Then instagram came into my life in 2014. I then started to see bloggers like hellofashionblog, lovelypepa, songofstyle and pinkpeonies. I was so inspired by them because  they are their own model of their own online fashion magazine (that is what I call fashion  blog). I told myself I can do that too. I know it was a lot of work but I think I can manage since my husband is a good photographer. I researched on how to start a blog and then from then it was trial and error. And here I am still blogging on things that I love and sharing it to all of you to give inspiration. As those models inspired me, I wanna be an inspiration to all of you too. I was getting questions on how I do this, how do I manage and it was so nice to know that there are people who look up to me and I give them inspiration.

I hope I was able to inspire you with this post that even if you don’t have that self esteem. It can change but you have to be surrounded with people that believes in you and that will uplift you. Those people who will support you with your hopes and dreams. Stay away from people who just says stop doing it because you can’t. Remember, if you can dream it, you can have it! So I challenge you to come out of the shell and spread your wings. Let me tell you, blogging is time consuming and a lot of work, but rewarding so you really don’t feel it much because you know you love what you are doing.

Have a lovely weekend to all of you and enjoy this wonderful Spring weather. Thank you for stopping by and for all you wonderful comments.

Simply,

Christianne

Photos: Novel (my better half)

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Style Alert: Stripes Jumpsuit

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SHOP THE LOOK:

STRIPES JUMPSUIT MARSHALLS SIMILAR HERE, HERE AND HERE 

SUNNIES (OLD) SIMILAR HERE

HANDBAG PRADA SIMILAR HERE

LACED UP SANDALS MARSHALLS SIMILAR HERE, HERE AND HERE

This style alert: stripes jumpsuit is love at first sight. I already know this will be a fab casual outfit this Spring and Summer season after laying my eyes on it. It has all the key trends I was looking for in an outfit. Ruffles, stripes and off shoulder all together. How can you not love this style right?

This outfit is also as easy as how you wear a dress. Effortlessly chic and easy to pair with any accessories. I would wear this in beach, having cocktails with friends or just strolling somewhere. If you opt for the beach, it can be paired with a straw bag and a sandals. If its just cocktails, it will be perfect with a clutch bag and any open toe sandals (with or without heels). I can already imagine wearing this at the National Harbor where I am having Happy hour with some of my girlfriends at an outdoor bar, overlooking the Potomac River while watching the sunset.

How about you, have you tried this style before? Is this something you would also try? Are you into short jumpsuits?romper? Let me know your thoughts on jumpsuits. I also wanna get to know you and your personal style.

Thank you for stopping by and for all you sweet comments. I just wanna let you know I really appreciate it.

If you liked this post, do me a favor please and share it with someone you know who would benefit from article. Have a nice day to all of you!

Simply,

Christianne

Photos: Novel

Location: Alexandria, VA

 

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Easter Dresses under $100

Easter Dresses under $100
We are few days away from Easter Sunday. If you are like me who likes dressing up for the occasion. Here are some of my favorite Easter Dresses under $100. What I love about these dresses are the subtle and classic style and colors that they have. The best of all is the they are affordable! They can all be paired with any accessory colors. Versatility at its best when it comes to styling!
I also do apologize for not consistently posting lately. I have been very busy since my dad left for the Philippines. We are all adjusting here at home and I have been doing a lot of spring cleaning too. Also preparing for our upcoming trip next month, stay tuned for that!
I am also celebrating my blog’s 2nd anniversary this month. Yay! Can’t believe it has been 2 sweet years.
Thank you for staying with me through my blog thick and thin. Thank you for stopping by and for all your sweet cooments.
Simply,

Christianne

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Mother and Daughter Spring Dresses

Mother and Daughter Spring Dresses Mother and Daughter Spring Dresses Mother and Daughter Spring Dresses Mother and Daughter Spring Dresses Mother and Daughter Spring Dresses Mother and Daughter Spring Dresses Mother and Daughter Spring Dresses Mother and Daughter Spring DressesSHOP THE LOOK: 

ON ME: KIMONO FLORAL DRESS c/o SHEIN

FLOWER CROWN SIMILAR HERE

STRAPPY SANDALS SIMILAR HERE AND HERE

BEBE MINI BAG SIMILAR HERE AND HERE

BRACELET c/o COLLECTIONSBYJOYA

ON ADI: FLORAL DRESS ROSS SIMILAR HERE AND HERE

FLOWER CROWN c/o HEADBANDSOFHOPE 

BOC SANDALS SIMILAR HERE

I am so thrilled having to post this mother and daughter Spring Dresses styles. When I told Adi that I want her to be in the picture with me, she really got excited. She loves wearing dresses like me when given a chance. She also liked the idea us wearing the flower crown. I explained to her that we are helping families to have food just by wearing it. If you have been following my blog, I talked about the Kneipp products giver starter kits for families to help them make a living for their families when you wear this flower crown and posting it on facebook and instagram with #kneippgrows. Check out the post about that here.

Let me go back to those spring dresses. I have a lot of positive feedback when I post a picture of me and my daughter twinning. Since both of us loves to wear dresses, this post came up. This is actually one of our bonding that we both enjoyed because we have this love for girly girly stuff. I would also love to try this matchy outfits. 

Here are some of my other favorites dresses:

And here are some girls dresses:

 

I hope you liked this post and inspired you as a mom or as a daughter. Thank you for stopping by and have a nice day!

Simply,

Christianne

Photos: Novel (my better half)

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How to wear all black outfit in the Spring

How to wear all black outfit in the Spring How to wear all black outfit in the SpringHow to wear all black outfit in the Spring How to wear all black outfit in the Spring How to wear all black outfit in the Spring How to wear all black outfit in the SpringSHOP THE LOOK: 

BLACK LONG SLEEVE TOP MARSHALLS SIMILAR HERE, HERE

DENIM VEST MARSHALLS SIMILAR HERE, HERE AND HERE

BLACK LEGGINGS HM (OLD) SIMILAR HERE

FLORAL HANDBAG CATHERINE MALANDRINO SIMILAR HERE, HERE AND HERE

LACE UP SHOES JESSICA SIMPSON

The question is, How to wear all black outfit in the spring? Most of us of course are already in the mood to wear pastel colors, florals and the likes. As I have noticed that people are starting to break the rules. Just like the saying you cannot wear white after labor day, It is not true anymore! What I did is combined the all black to this denim vest and added a sprinkle of floral details with my handbag and nude flats. Something that you will not see regularly as the most common is wearing a denim jacket.

What I like about this look is that it can be worn all year round, Best look as well as in fall as it will be a good contrast to all the changing colors of the leaves. I would also recommend wearing this sleeveless trench coat or add a scarf Those are the best bet to make all black lively and into spring season. 

I hope I was able to give inspiration to all of you here. Have a wonderful week ahead and thank you for stopping by.

Simply,

Christianne

Photos: Novel (my better half)  

 

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Simple Spring Casual Style and Shein Ultimate Coachella Giveaway

Simple Spring Casual Style and Shein Ultimate Coachella Giveaway Simple Spring Casual Style and Shein Ultimate Coachella Giveaway Simple Spring Casual Style and Shein Ultimate Coachella Giveaway Simple Spring Casual Style and Shein Ultimate Coachella Giveaway Simple Spring Casual Style and Shein Ultimate Coachella Giveaway Simple Spring Casual Style and Shein Ultimate Coachella Giveaway Simple Spring Casual Style and Shein Ultimate Coachella Giveaway SHOP THE LOOK:

SLEEVELESS OUTERWEAR c/o SHEIN (runs big so size down)

WHITE LONG SLEEVES SHIRT OLD NAVY (OLD) SIMILAR HERE

WHITE DISTRESSED DENIM FREE PEOPLE

SANDALS MARSHALLS SIMILAR HERE AND HERE

PRADA HANDBAG CHEAPER VERSION HERE

Excited for this post Simple Spring Casual Style and Shein Ultimate Coachella Giveaway. Just wearing a simple casual style for an everyday fresh look. To break the all white look I added this blush pink sleeveless vest to add chicness to the look. It made the simply whites add some chicness to it and all the other neutral colors combined for the sandals and handbag. Can be worn as an everyday style that is easy to create.

Also I am sharing the Shein’s good news to all Coachella fans and for all those of you who wants to get a chance to be a part of that festival. Shein is sending 2 lucky persons to Coachella – including airfare and hotel! Round 2 of the giveaway. The winners will also receive makeovers by some of hottest influencers for the entire weekend! Everyone who live in US can take part in this big giveaway, is that exciting for you? Honestly, I wanna experience it myself too. I have been seeing a lot of fun pictures and post about it so enter and get the chance to win.

Here are some important rules:

1) Download the SheIn App & create an account

2) Follow us on Instagram & Facebook @sheinofficial

3) Upload your festival outfits to instagram with #sheinfestivalgiveaway and tag @sheinofficial

The prize package includes 2 Coachella General Admissions wristbands, airfare for 2 and 2 nights accommodations.

This Round 2 givaway runs from March 30- April 14 so Good luck!  *Must be at least 18 years of age to enter.

Click here for more details.

Have a wonderful weekend and thank you for stopping by.

Simply,

Christianne

Photos: Novel (my better half)

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