Global Glare: Icelandic Delights & Shopping Sights

Especially for someone who works in the fashion industry, when traveling, touring the shopping “sights” are just as important as the country’s national sites. An array of wonderful store fronts and window displays and some in-store visuals mostly in Laugavegur, a main shopping street in downtown Reykjavik… Modern times call for a different version of the … Keep reading

Shops That’ll Make your Eyes Pop!

Literally “window” shopping Singapore-style at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands…. The eye in the sky…. Speaking of eye, you never know who else could be watching…. Awesome in-store display at a shoe store… A lovely surprise to see at a wine shop called The Oaks Cellar….. I love skulls and I firmly state that … Keep reading

Global Glare: What Happens in Vegas….

…. Doesn’t necessarily stay in Vegas. News of Patricia Fields hosting  the Las Vegas unit of “Fashion’s Night Out 2012” got out quicker than a lightning bolt and I am more than happy to share insights about the event and my adoration for one of my favorite fashion personalities. (Photos by Anna Sales) Read more about … Keep reading

A Re-VIEW of Baler’s Market Trends

Bi-polar weather continues in the city of Manila.  One minute it’s raining cats and dogs, then in a wink of an eye,  it’s gorgeous and sunny. As the weekend approaches, thoughts go back to my summer trip to the beautiful city of Baler in the province of Aurora…. Read my first entry on Baler here. Our 6-hour … Keep reading

Global Glare: A View from the FINNISH Line

I am ecstatic to present the first of my Global Glare series!  Me and my team of globe-trotting correspondents, loved ones and friends over the seas and beyond will be sharing with you some shopping eye-pops, design tidbits or fashion visuals from all over the world! This initial entry is a collaboration with dearest friend, … Keep reading

Bug-Eyed Straight from the Beehive!

Last week’s mid-week escape included a much needed trip to the Ilog Maria Honeybee Farm,  where I am a firm believer of their handmade apitherapy line of bath and body products and health supplements. This quirky scenery greeted us as we parked our car…. Geese and bees! 😉 A cute and colorful garden ornament places … Keep reading

Yellow… Is it Me You’re Looking For?

Yellow seems to find me. Following a rainy Thursday, the sun flooded my living room with yellow…. And as I was getting my nails done at my favorite nail salon, Belle & Cat, the color yellow was just screaming for my attention…. It kept saying “Hellooooo!”… Or rather, it kept saying “Yellowwwww!”. Even dear friend, Fides, … Keep reading

Eye-Popping Shopping Palawan-Style!

Any weekend of wellness should include a really, REALLY good therapy session….. Retail therapy. At the other end of the island in Sabang, Palawan were quaint boutiques catering to our special need…. To shop!  This particular one was called Passengers Only Shop.  A catchy name, don’t you think? I hope one day to have my … Keep reading