UKAY-UKAY HAUL

I am taking a short break on sharing outfit and rant post, hahaha. I’ve done something different in my everyday routine and I wanted to share it with you all. Just recently, I got bored in the office. You know that typical worker taking her lunch break alone and it is so booooooorrrrring(yawning). So instead of just sitting in my work station, I called my cousin and ask her if we can meet up lunch time. I feel like I wanted to go somewhere. An idea popped in my mind, “Pwede mo ba akong samahan mag-ukay”?  – asking my cousin if we can go thrift shopping. Since we only have 1 hour lunch break, we immediately checked out the nearest ukayan(here in Port Moresby).

Before I start showing off my recent haul at Ukayan, let me give a short introduction and why I love shopping at Ukay

What is Ukay?

It is secondhand apparels such as bags, clothes shoes and etc. being sold in a very cheap price. Ukay-ukay(UK) in Filipino language and derived from word halukay or act of digging since shoppers have to dig into pile of secondhand clothes. The store is called Ukayan or thrift store.

Why I shop at Ukay?

I am a thrifter for as long as I can remember, hahaha. Apart from Divisoria, I prefer to shop at Ukay. They are treasure trove of  branded pieces that you can add to your closet. It is most likely the clothes you’ll find are all in one and unique but very cheap. Price ranges to Php 5, Php 10, Php 50. I am sure that you can have a complete get up with Php 100. As a working girl, it’s a challenge for me to dress up everyday and I don’t want to spend too much money just to be fashionable. Kailangan maging praktikal, tipid tayo dapat bes.

Shopping at Ukay is like finding needle in a haystack. Just dig patiently, you’ll never know what buried goods await. Just like these gems I rummaged.

A striking one shoulder dress with a 70’s inspired ruffle. You can pair it with brown strappy slip ons and a fedora hat. Summer Vibe. Cost 6 Kina = Php 85

Cotton on Boho Dress. In Philippines, when you buy a dress from Cotton On, it’ll cost a thousands. I was lucky enough to find this dress in the rack. I got it for only 4 Kina = Php 60.

Turtle Neck Dress. The fabric that exactly like my turtle neck top from Bench(check my previous OOTD post) Cost 4 Kina = Php 60

Denim Oversized Top with puffy sleeve. Can pair with leggings. Cost 4 Kina = Php 60



Palazzo Pants and Maxi Skirt. They’re comfy to wear and can be paired with plain top and flats. Perfect when I have office runs. Cost 5 kina each = Php 75

Romper that can be worn over a white top or a denim jacket as cover up. Cost 3 Kina = Php 45.

Me and my cousin went back to Thrift Shop lunch time today(Friday). Naadik lang. It’s like hitting two birds with one stone. And I scored these grunge pieces, bwahahaha.

Adventure Time Printed Leggings. Seriously? A 29 year old will wear this? Haha I don’t care what you think. It is super cool. Finn, Jake, Princess Bubblegum, Marceline and the rest of the characters are all printed in here. Cost 6 Kina = 80 Php


Basic Pink Top. I got it for only 1 Kina = Php 15. I’ll pair this with maxi skirt or Adventure Time Leggings

Denim Jacket. This is actually for my sister. I got it for her for only 2 Kina = Php 30.

TMNT Tee. Just so you know that I am obsessed with vintage tees especially when it’s printed with 90s Cartoon. They are memory from my childhood like this Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Cost 3 Kina = Php 45.


Last but definitely not the least, pair of booties. I’ve been scouting all over for an authentic Dr Martens and look what I’ve found somewhere in a dusty corner, Dr Martens-like-booties. It is destined to be mine ’cause it’s my size. There are some scratches but still in good condition. And guess what? It’s only 14 Kina = Php 210. Can I scream now? Hahaha

So there you go. These are the new precious things that I’m going to hang in my closet. I can’t wait to wear them and share it with you all. Nothing beats the feeling of looking at these things that I’ve taken home and realizing that I’ve got them in a very cheap price. I can say that am proud being practical. I am a type of girl who couldn’t careless about the brand and the price tag. ‘Cause for me it is being able to bring it no matter what brand and how cheap it is.

PS: I am not bragging here. I am just super happy with what I’ve got here.

💛

Lin

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Halloween Headbands

We are 5 days away from Halloween. Do you have your costumes picked? As I’ve said from my previous post, I am planning to wear a Skull Printed Tank Top and pair it with black leggings. Here’s a photo for you to see:
 I love seeing everyone dressed up in their Halloween costumes. But I don’t want to dress up. I mean, I don’t personally wear Halloween suit but still I want to be festive and stylish this Halloween. So I got an idea of buying these Spooktacular Halloween Headbands  from department store. Perfect way to finish off my Halloween Suit. Here are some photos wearing 4 spooky headbands. 
 The Demon and The Elf, BTW, I’d like you to meet my Aunt Nitz. 

 Me as Ms. Pumpkin 🙂, wearing pumpkin headband

Here’s my pick. Perfect for my Halloween Outfit. Jaraaaaannnnn:
Elias Paniki ang peg 🙂

Black Bat Headband, I am so cute in this photo(yabang lang, lol)
There are so many cute headbands to choose from and I end up with buying 4 headbands(I am goin’ to give the 3 headbands to the kids) If you’re like me and you want to join the Halloween fun without a fuss, then Halloween Headbands are perfect for you 🙂
XOXO,
Lin

Fashion Finds: Skull Printed Tank Top

We’re on the 6th of October and 24 more days to go before the Halloween. And yesss! I’m ready for my Halloween Outfit. Skull Printed Tank Top. I saw this from the town’s bazzare and you wouldn’t believe with the price. I got this for only 150 pesos. Very cheap yet stylish. I love everything with skulls and crossbones. When I hear skulls, the first words that I could think of are “death”, “horror” and everything dark. I went crazy when I saw this from the bazzare. There is just no way I’m letting go with this badass top. I’m so excited to wear this. They’re like warning signs that says “THIS GIRL IS DANGEROUS“.
PS: The black cardigan is not included.

Super Mario Bros Shirts

I mentioned in one of my previous post the shirts I got from my Aunt’s pasalubong. I’m obsessed with tops like these(the cartoon thingy). It’s not my size but its, okay, the fabric is so soft, and oh, it’s The Super Mario Bros. I got 3 Super Mario Shirts but only 2 shirts were left because I gave the other one to my aunt(bait ko lang).


I wore this shirt last Monday at the office. Good thing, the office doesn’t  have a dress code that we are require to wear a corporate attire or the proper office attire whatever. So it’s easy for me to choose my everyday outfit. 

I’m sure you’ve known Super Mario Bros when you were a kiddo. I used to play Super Mario when I was a kid. My favorite version of Super Mario is the Super Mario 64. If you haven’t played it yet, here’s a sneak:
Moving on, I also wore the other shirt last week.

Super Luigi

Luigi is Mario’s younger, taller, and thinner twin brother. He is originally the swap of Mario to facilitate the second player option. I’ll share you a video game I saw last time. I haven’t played this one.
Have you played this one? You can leave your comment below if you can relate with this post. You can also share link.

PS: As I promised(hahaha, sorry for my laziness), I’ll post the plugy earphone jack I ordered from Cheysser.  If you forgot what I am talkin’ about, here’s a recap, click here.
Super Mario and Princess Peach Toadstool Customized Plugy Earphone Jack by Cheysser
I hope you enjoyed reading my blog. Have a relaxing day 🙂
XOXO,
Lin

FINDS: Must Have Slippers

Thank God it’s payday, lol. Manunuod sana ng Resident Evil with my aunt, but we end up on having coffee again at Starbucks-SM City Rosario and also kaunting shopping. So, I’m sharing you 3 very stylish slippers:

I saw this from Ana‘s blog post yesterday. So I went to the mall’s department store and then found this pair of flip flops from Banana Peel. Available in different designs and collection. Pero naka-catch ng attention ko is this, The Maja Salvador Signature Collection. Very Stylish and comfy to wear.You can check out different designs on Ana’s post, click here and also on Banana Peel’s website, here.
Since may campaign on “NO TO PLASTICS”, why not wear it in a stylish way? I saw this pair from department store, PVC made siya. Ang cute lang ng bow with polka dots na design. You can pair it with jeans, denim short or skirts.
And Last:
Cute Pink Oinky indoor slippers I got from our town’s bazzare. Very comfy niya. I’ll bring this pair at the office, hahaha sosyal.
So how do yah like my new slippers?
XOXO, Lin

FINDS: Japanese Stickers

Three days straight of blogging and it’s a record breaking for me, lol. These past days, I’ve been blogging about my new stuffs and new finds. And today, I want to share my haul from my favorite “abubot” store, Love Stuff Clay Factory. But this time, I didn’t order customized accessories or accessories made of clay. I found out that the owner is also selling Japanese Stickers for scrapbooking. Ok, here’s the photo of the stickers I ordered:

Cats and Pigs Japanese Stickers
These are soooo cute stickers. The texture of stickers are emboss, puffy, and soft. There are lots of kawaii cats and pigs with their different expressions, paw prints, fishes, and cakes. These are perfect for scrapbooking and making cards. Look where did I put the kawaii stickers 😀
Kawaii Stickers at the Back of my Phone

I put the stickers at the back of my phone. Isn’t cute? Also, I am planning to put these on my planner 🙂
Share your ideas by leaving your comment at the comment section. Hope you like it XD Kbye!