My boyfriend and I weren’t able to celebrate New Year’s Eve together, but we definitely spent a lot of time together after. We decided to take a stroll around Cubao. I’ve always loved Cubao during the holidaysβ€”the lights are so pretty and people look forward to the giant Christmas tree every year.


Although not very clean, Cubao will remain special to Chad and I. It’s where we met (again) a couple of years ago, plus it’s the only place near us where we can find shops that develop films.


Dress from ClickOnlineBoutique | Chain bracelet from Boutique de Reines | Cross necklace and sequined flats, thrifted

Thanks to Lilet of ClickOnlineBoutique for the lovely dress and to Honey of Boutique de Reines for the pretty chain bracelet! πŸ™‚


It finally sank in that 2013 has begun. I do not plan on wasting any time this year, and it kinda makes me scared. I’m at an age where every day is crucial to my success, where there’s no room for fooling around. I’ve got 12 months to make things start happening; it isn’t enough, but it’s the only time given.


I can only hope for the best.

Hype this look on



Photos by Chad

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  • Bea Osteria

    Ate Daf! You’re smile could really lighten up anyone’s mood. Ganda ganda ng dimple mo ever! πŸ˜€ <3

    • Haha, thanks, Bea! I look awful when I don’t smile πŸ™‚

      • Bea Osteria

        You just lighten up my mood eh Ate Daf. Mas maganda kapag palaging nakangiti. So smile lang palagi πŸ˜€

      • Eeeh I’m so kilig! Thank you! <3

  • The lights are so pretty! There’s something about strolling around at night in a busy city with the one you love that’s just so romantic. πŸ™‚

    • I know right πŸ™‚ Thanks, Isabel. I hope you and your boyfriend had an awesome new year πŸ™‚

  • Samantha Abiog

    Pretty photos Ate Daf! πŸ™‚

    • Thanks, Sam! πŸ™‚

  • Julia V

    The hat looks good on you, Daphne! I’m hopeful for 2013 too. Good luck and God bless, may we get what we deserve <3

    • Sigh. Thank you, Julia! God bless din. πŸ™‚

  • aniacytrynka
    • Thanks, Ania! πŸ™‚

  • allie

    that last picture in particular is wonderful


    • Thank you, Allie! I love that picture as well πŸ™‚

  • AjdaSitar
  • effortless daff!! like this outfit!

    • Aw thanks, Andrew! πŸ™‚

  • Hi, Lima! I’m glad you like them. I have a Facebook page though. You can find the link at the bottom of my blog πŸ™‚

  • Adly

    You look so carefree and spirited. πŸ™‚ I recognize the corner in the first photo. I frequent Cubao as well because I don’t have I choice – I live here. Hahaha.

    Wish & Wear

    • Thanks, Adly! Cubao’s not too bad. If only people learn how to dispose their trash properly, it’s a going to be a more beautiful place IMO.

  • Maddie

    Such a great post! I love everything about it- the outfit, the photos, just everything! πŸ™‚

    • Thanks, Maddie! πŸ™‚

  • Aw, thank you, Ashley! πŸ™‚

  • Chioma

    Great post with beautiful pictures and outfit πŸ™‚

    • Thank you! My boyfriend takes them πŸ™‚

  • Thank you, Dajana! πŸ™‚

  • Great outfit!
    I love the skirt and the ballet flats, so cute πŸ™‚

  • Margaret Cruzemark

    Pure inspiring force!! Thanks for sharing my lady!
    Best Regards
    Miss Margaret Cruzemark

    • Thanks, Margaret! πŸ™‚

  • Ivana DΕΎidi?

    lovely outfit, you look very cute!

    • Thanks, Ivana! πŸ™‚

  • Gozika

    Hey my dearest dear! It’s been ages since I’ve had time to peep and check out how you’re doing. That’s a lovely necklace you have. Yeah, and it’s so weid how time flies and a new year begins….I think I’ve finally grasped it’s 2013. Oh yeah!

    xoxo Gozika

    • Hahaha, it’s almost February, Gozika! πŸ™‚


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