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...
Shopping for Vintage Designer Merchandise in Paris

Shopping for Vintage Designer Merchandise in Paris

If you get tired of shopping along the more famous shopping streets of Paris like Avenue Montaigne, Saint Honoré, or the tourist- packed Champs Elyseés,  why not try vintage designer merchandise shopping around the city? I confess this is actually one of my favorite things to do when I have...
Order Celine Lefebure Bucket Bags Online Here!

Order Celine Lefebure Bucket Bags Online Here!

The bucket bag was initially made famous by Louis Vuitton– their Petit Noe bag was designed in 1932 after a request was made by a champagne producer to make a holdall that would allow 5 bottles of champagne to be carried (4 upright and 1 upside down in the middle)....
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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...
A Smart Clutch!

A Smart Clutch!

Hey everyone! The last few days went by in a blur because of work and a few pending projects that need to take off this year– I have to get those going and with the way things are, I will need 40 hours a day and 2 of me haha. Anyway, as soon as things...
A Kid at Heart with Snoopy

A Kid at Heart with Snoopy

I grew up watching Snoopy cartoons. I am a big fan of this lovable beagle and that yellow bird Woodstock for as long as I can remember I have been meaning to visit the hometown of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz for the longest time but haha it seemed then that I was the only fan...