Valentino Rockstud Bag: So Over it or Still Like it?

Valentino Rockstud Bag: So Over it or Still Like it?

Sorry for the blogging absence. I decided to take a leave from the blog because of the crazy travel schedule I have during this trip. I also decided on just enjoying each moment and taking photographs first and writing all about the experiences later. I assure you all, the stories...
The "Next Step"... What's in it for The Bag Hag?

The “Next Step”… What’s in it for The Bag Hag?

WARNING: THIS POST IS TEXT- HEAVY!!!! In the past few weeks, I have been doing a lot of reorganizing offline (aka real life lol), and have been figuring out what is my “next step.”  You noticed my absence on the blog—and I’ll slowly unveil what has been on my mind,...
Much Ado about Hermes Birkins

Much Ado about Hermes Birkins

It was in 2003, shortly after my 1st child was born, that I purchased my first ever Hermes bag– it was an Hermes orange Kelly in 35cm, with palladium hardware. When I carried the bag around with my baby, one of the younger “ladies who lunch” whom I visited  in...
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Discovery Primea: A Most Relaxing Staycation Experience in the Heart of Makati

Discovery Primea: A Most Relaxing Staycation Experience in the Heart of Makati

I gotta confess: I did not think that a staycation in a hotel right in the heart of the busiest part of Makati, Philippines, would be a very relaxing one. So reflecting back on our weekend stay at Discovery Primea, I have to say that was one of the most stress- free few days I’ve...
Hermes Birkin + Kelly Leather Cutout Totes

Hermes Birkin + Kelly Leather Cutout Totes

Last season when I went to the beautiful Rue de Sevres store of Hermes, I noticed these birkin and kelly leather cutout totes on display. At Hermes, they really don’t leave much leather to waste– they decided to make bags even out of the leather cutouts that were leftover materials to make the birkin and...
A Most Relaxing Saturday: Terazi Spa at Discovery Primea, Makati

A Most Relaxing Saturday: Terazi Spa at Discovery Primea, Makati

I am currently billeted at the Discovery Primea Hotel in the heart of the central business district in Makati for the Chinese New Year weekend. I have been needing a much needed weekend getaway– it’s funny I should say that because I travel so much. But I do travel for work and while I do...
Bag Review: Elie Saab Pairs Backpack with Couture Gown

Bag Review: Elie Saab Pairs Backpack with Couture Gown

I would cringe when I see a beautifully dressed woman in a gown carrying a chunky bag. I would have normally recommend a box clutch, a flat pochette, or a minaudiere for formal occasions. Never really thought that sizable leather bags would work with couture. Until Elie Saab’s current Haute Couture collection presentation which showcased...
Some of My Favorite Places in Paris

Some of My Favorite Places in Paris

When I’m in Paris, I love getting lost. Despite all those warnings about the city no longer being a safe place to get “lost,” I don’t heed those warnings and still go forward with exploring every possible nook and cranny that looks interesting. Here are some spots that you might already know of or have...
Must- Buys When Shopping in Paris (Part 1)

Must- Buys When Shopping in Paris (Part 1)

You travelled a long way to Paris. You have shopping on your mind. But what to get? If you are in the City of Lights for 3 reasons: 1. To shop, 2. To eat, 3. To sightsee, let me give you a few tips for #1. Check your local currency’s conversion but as far as...
Bag Reveal & Review: Hermes Cherche Midi

Bag Reveal & Review: Hermes Cherche Midi

Almost a year ago (SS2015), Hermes released a new bag called the Cherche Midi. I admit, and as I had mentioned in a recent post, I had not really been focused on Hermes bags lately because of all the other new brands and bags that I’ve been discovering. So when I was presented with the...
Breaking Bling: Mariah Carey's Ring from James Packer

Breaking Bling: Mariah Carey’s Ring from James Packer

Wait, whaaat? Wheeen? Yup, this was my initial reaction to the Mariah Carey- James Packer engagement. Haha reacted like I missed out on my friend’s engagement. LOL not really The only connection I have was having seen James Packer at the opening of Nobu Hotel in the Philippines. Mariah Carey, I have not seen or...
The Shiny (Chanel) Boy's Milking It!

The Shiny (Chanel) Boy’s Milking It!

I love the Chanel Boy but I can only handle so many permutations of it in patent. I think I’ve just about had it. I know, I know, I am jaded now but this has gone too far. I mean, if they have no plans to make this in patent purple, I’m gonna have to...
Travelog: Flying Qatar Airways to Paris

Travelog: Flying Qatar Airways to Paris

I’ve always been a diehard loyal passenger of Emirates Airline, having had a consistently lousy experience travelling with Etihad to Europe (search my blog for the experience). This trip to Paris though, I am flying Qatar. The flight from Manila left at 5.50pm in the NAIA 1 Terminal. I haven’t set foot in this terminal...
The Bag Hag Diaries Season 3 Announcement

The Bag Hag Diaries Season 3 Announcement

Happy Thursday peeps! Just sharing the opening billboard (OBB) of my TV show, THE BAG HAG DIARIES on Star World, with you all A new episode each week airs every Tuesday at 7:55 pm on STAR WORLD (Fox International Channels). Reruns air throughout the week daily. Hope you can all tune in to watch! Off...
Celebrity Bag: Heidi Klum's Camo Croc Hermes Birkin is Major!

Celebrity Bag: Heidi Klum’s Camo Croc Hermes Birkin is Major!

Oh eeps did I say I was over the 35cm Hermes Birkin? Ok somewhere on this blog I did. I was over big birkins. I wanted a smaller one. I never did get around to buying one though, because I have to save money for one, plus I still haven’t figured out the color I...