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(Not) A Red Lip Classic Thing

by stephie
Friday, March 20th, 2015
Posted in Candy, Pretty Girl, Shopping Diaries |

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As much as I love a good red lipstick, I keep finding myself going back to my favorite sheer tinted balms over and over again. I guess it’s still my go-to because it goes well with any makeup look (or none at all), and is super easy to apply. My current favorite is this one from Fresh (thanks to Macy for buying this, because it kept haunting me for weeks!) and I love that it smells a bit sugary and lemony. I was actually hoping it would smell like roses because I love rose anything but this particular scent reminds me of summer and the beach. Good enough for me!

One by One

by stephie
Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Posted in Candy, Shopping Diaries |

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Hello my name is Steph and I’m a shoeaholic. Been loving the brand Melissa so much that this is already my 5th (eeeeeep) pair. I have no shame because they are super comfy, cute, and goes well with my laidback style. These polka dot ones from their latest collection called One by One are my current favorite because you can wear it interchangeably. You read that right, you can wear it on either left or right foot, which means you can create different combinations whenever you feel bored. I exchange the sides whenever I feel like it. Awesome, right? :)

Melissa is available at all Geleia stores nationwide.

Hong Kong in Squares

by stephie
Saturday, January 24th, 2015
Posted in Candy, Candy Bites, Travel |

I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for Hong Kong because it’s one of my most favorite cities to visit. Sharing with you some snaps from my recent trip. :)

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1. Laduree macarons are always on my must-have list. I know they can be a bit pricey but really worth it. I love macarons! I wonder how true the rumors are that they’ll be coming to Manila soon?

2. Went to the happiest place on earth, Disneyland, and teared up a bit during the fireworks at night.

3. Had a taste of some yummy Ferrero liquid nitrogen ice cream. There was a long queue when we went here but worth the wait.

4. Kowloon Dairy fresh milk. I had this every day of my trip, hahaha!

5. Wore layers and layers because it was coooold (brrr) but the weather was a nice change from the tropical climate we have in Manila.

6. Chanced upon this conveyor belt type sushi restaurant called Genki Sushi. The beef one was super good.

7. Took a snap at Lab Made, the ice cream place. Found the pop up store so cute.

8. Bought my favorite Japanese mags for inspiration and happy vibes.

9. Drank lots of hot soy milk, perfect for the cold weather there.

Steph’s Tokidoki Moment (Part 2)

by stephie
Saturday, December 6th, 2014
Posted in Candy |

I don’t know if I ever told you the story how I met Simone Legno of Tokidoki but I did, 6 years ago to be exact, at Graphika Manila. I’m still a huge fan of Simone and Tokidoki so imagine my surprise when Macy told me that he’d be here again!  :x

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Even more surreal was how I was able to collaborate with him at the LeSportsac event. He drew Unicorno for me and I painted the colors and stars. Check out my work of “art” below. :) Haha kidding, but I’m calling it stephiewon x tokidoki.

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It was a super fun experience and I’m really thankful (#blessed?) for this opportunity. <3 Way to end 2014, right?

Steph

P.S. Make sure to check out Simone’s new collection with LeSportsac, available at all LeSportsac stores.

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Burger Time

by stephie
Monday, November 17th, 2014
Posted in Candy, Candy Bites |

Last Monday, Ayessa, Erin, and I got to try the limited edition Chef’s Choice Smokehouse Burger from Caliburger. crafted by one of the country’s well-known chefs, Chef Rob Pengson.

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It’s basically a bacon cheeseburger with crispy onion rings, tomatoes, pickles, and a maple-mustard BBQ sauce. The beef patty was super moist and flavorful—it was super duper yummy! We loved it so much that we’re definitely going back for more. But it’s only on a limited run from November 17 (today!) to December 17 so I suggest you rush to Caliburger to try this amazing concoction. You won’t be sorry, I promise!

Caliburger is located at 4F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave, Makati.

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