To ache is to be alive

28 September 2015

"There are, I think, only two types of people. There are those who ache, and those who don’t. I have yet to meet those who don’t. I ache for the unrealisable dreams, I ache for the options I didn’t take. I ache for the world as I wish it was. I ache because I love the world, and I hate I’ll have to leave it so soon, too soon. I knew a man who ached because he’d always wanted slightly more. I knew a man. She would lie beside him, and she could never be enough, and he knew it, because he would always want more. Does the ache get passed by the hurt? There are two types of people, those who live and those who don't. I’d wrap you in silk if I thought it would keep you safe but I know the only way to live is to love so much it aches. Love everything, love the hurt that loving can leave. To ache is to be alive. I remember you saying that, just before you left." - Martin Edwards

Foggy Day

Foggy Day





Chiffon blouse c/o: Playful Promises
Skinny pants: Bazaar
Boots: Thrift shop

Boots x chunky heel lace boots giveaway

23 September 2015

Nothing feels the same as slipping into a pair of leather boots for a night on the town. The exact opposite is the feeling you get sliding on boots for the winter snow and slush mess outside. Boots come in many shapes and sizes. They are made for stylish events as well as a way to tame the outdoors. Are you thinking about purchasing a pair of boots? You could even check CHOIES to find some great deals!

First, what type of boot are you looking for? Do you want a stylish addition to your shoe wear collection? Then choose from the many designer labels. Perhaps leather is what you are thinking with a nice high heel? Or, are you looking for a nice, durable pair of hiking boots? Planning that hiking trip and need a quality pair of boots that will protect you ankles and toes? Is the winter snow creeping up and you just know you're going to have to head on out there to shovel it up? You need a pair of durable, but waterproofed and warm boots then. Kids need the proper boots as well. They need boots that will tighten at the top to keep the snow out and the warmth in. There are so many more types of boots you might be considering.

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Consider this though. If you are looking to purchase a quality pair of boots, you may as well head on out to that busy mall to the shoe store. But, you don't have to! In fact, your favorite shoe may have a website to offer you. You can purchase your boots at home, online! Think of that convenience! As long as you know your size, there is no stopping you from finding the best boots for you on CHOIES from the convenience of your living room computer! Picking the perfect pair to fit your tastes and needs is easy if you are doing it online! Think of all those pushy salespeople you will avoid as well!

So for today's giveaway, one lucky reader will win a chunky heel lace boots worth $55.99!

Just follow the giveaway widget below and be entered for a chance to win. This giveaway is open to all worldwide and will end on October 23, 2015, 11:59pm (Philippine time).

Chunky heel lace boots giveaway

**Charlotte Anne is the host and the sponsor of the giveaway. This competition is not sponsored and/or endorsed by CHOIES.

Galaxy backpack bag giveaway

15 September 2015

Your backpack carries your small world along, everything that you are obsessed with, your informal necessities, pick one accordingly. One prefer briefcases, duffle bags, some suitcases, and some adhere to go by large travel trolley bags to fit in their belongings. But the most comfortable of all is to always carry a backpack as well along, which is easily accessible, quick to carry and enough made to carry for you things you need just at your hand, including your passport, eye glasses, medicines, may be your phone, a bottle of water or maybe a book you have been reading.

One lucky reader will win a galaxy backpack bag worth $42.99. Just follow the giveaway widget below and be entered for a chance to win. This giveaway will end on October 14, 2015, 11:59pm (Philippine time).

Galaxy backpack giveaway

Cross my heart

13 September 2015

"If you’re with her and you wish you were elsewhere then leave. One of the cruellest things you can do to a person is make them feel like home when to you they’re only temporary. We all deserve adoration and undistracted attention. We all deserve to feel complete. If you can’t give her your whole heart, then don’t you dare hold it hostage." — Beau Christopher Taplin

Cross My Heart

Cross My Heart

Cross My Heart

Cross My Heart

Cross My Heart

Cut-out swing dress c/o: ROMWE
Accessories c/o: Sammydress

At the end of my post, I want to recommend you an amazing online wedding and prom dress store.

Face shape guide for eyeglasses x Firmoo giveaway

8 September 2015

Think of softening your facial shape – that is the best strategy in picking the most fitting prescription eyeglasses frame for you. The rule of thumb is: Get a frame that has a shape that will make the shape of your face less pronounced. The key word is “balance.” This is true even if you are searching for cheap prescription glasses.

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Most probably, the shape of your face is one of the following: oblong, square, oval, heart-shaped or circular (round). To compare, Elton John’s face is round while Jennifer Aniston is oval-shaped. The stunning and iconic Italian actress Sophia Loren is endowed with a square face while Cameron Diaz’s is egg-shaped or oblong. Taylor Swift’s face, accentuated by her pointy jaw line, is exemplary heart-shaped. These are examples of the celebrities who possess one of the five main facial shapes mentioned here. If you are still quite confused about yours, then you will have to consult an expert, which would entail additional charges on your part. Otherwise, you can immediately pick cheap prescription glasses being guided with the following admonitions:

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Most fashion shops online carry a lot of eyeglasses but unfortunately, you can’t fit them while browsing online as it is impossible so it would be better to determine what sort of style would look good on you before purchasing a pair.

Well thankfully, now you can. At you can try on the glasses virtually. Just upload your own photo and voila! Now you can see which one looks good on you. is the world's most popular online eyeglasses store. Years of expertise in optical industry enable to offer varieties of prescription eyewear to the consuming public in high quality yet at extremely affordable prices.

The low prices in never compromise the quality of eyewear while treating the quality and services to consumers as top priority. fully understands that prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses are classified and regulated by FDA as Class I medical device, therefore multiple inspections of eyewear by their team are being executed before shipping to the customers to ensure 100% accuracy of prescriptions, enhancing the physical well-being of the customers.

The good news? Now, you can take home a pair of eyeglasses of your choice valued up to $39 for FREE! Here's what you could win:

All you have to do is follow the giveaway widget below and be entered for a chance to win! This giveaway is open only to all US residents and will only run for 1 week until September 16, 2015 11:59pm. So what are you waiting for? Enter now!

Firmoo eyewear giveaway
**PRIZE: One pair of Firmoo glasses with free shipping to US from this page. Glasses include the frames, standard 1.50 index single vision lenses. Upgraded lenses and add-ons will be charged for an extra fee.

**This competition is sponsored by FIRMOO and hosted by Charlotte Anne.

Maxi dress giveaway

6 September 2015

After diamonds, a girl’s best friend is indeed clothes, and a perfect fitting maxi dress which accentuates the perfect curves of your body is certainly the best one.

Comprehending your body type and wearing dresses accordingly thus can be a mind-boggling task at times. So it’s quite imperative to have such a dress in your wardrobe that can be worn at all occasions without having any second thoughts about it.

Maxi dresses are apparently the best dress that can be worn at any time, any season and at any occasion. Moreover, the diverse variety and styles in which you get maxi dresses are just perfect. Be it a kitty party with your girlfriends, going to a party or going out for dinner with your hubby, maxi dress can be just the perfect dress for the occasion! You don’t even have to worry about your body shape and size while buying a maxi dress.

Maxi dresses come in light and comfortable fabrics. One can easily wear these dresses and roam around care freely. Moreover, if you opt for the different variations of maxi dresses they can actually enhance the perfect curves of your body. You don’t need a perfect body to don maxi dresses. Choose the type of maxi dress that can cover your body flaws and get going with it. If you wish to accentuate your legs, opt for wedges. A maxi dress with wedge shoes will make you look taller and absolutely feminine!

Now while talking about variations, you can opt for halter neck, sleeveless, strapped and strapless, long sleeved, spaghetti strap and off-shoulder maxi dresses.

Apart from that you can also alter the basic maxi dress by choosing for low cut neckline in the front or back, empire waist, smoked bust and loosely fitted in the upper torso portion.

You can further experiment a maxi dress by selecting floral fabrics. A maxi dress with floral fabrics gives a perfectly relaxed beach look. If you want to dress like your favorite celebrity, then just get the custom-made maxi dresses perfectly fitted to your body and you’re ready to rock the world!

To keep people ogling at you, opt for the famous halter neck maxi dress. With halter neck maxi dress you can try so many variations.

If you want to highlight your back, you can also choose deep-cut neckline at the back or interlaced open back. Also you can choose for creative colors, empire waistlines, and other styles to add a tinge of glamour to the halter neck maxi dress.

The second popular variation in maxi dresses is the strapless maxi dress. Women who love to show off their perfect body, strapless maxi dress are just the perfect thing for them! Strapless maxi dresses are perfect for all occasions and looks good on fitted or flared dresses alike.

Moreover just imagine yourself wearing a ruffled bordered maxi dress enjoying the night party or looking absolutely elegant in fitted maxi dress. Just the imagination makes you feel special, isn’t it? Now think how special would you feel after actually wearing it? So the girls out there, what are you waiting for, opt for maxi dresses, be the centre of attention and enjoy the day!

One lucky reader will win this blue spaghetti maxi dress worth $39.99.

All you have to do is follow the giveaway widget below and be entered for a chance to win. This giveaway is open worldwide and will end on October 10, 2015 11:59pm. Goodluck!

Spaghetti maxi dress giveaway

**Charlotte Anne is the host and the sponsor of the giveaway. This competition is not sponsored and/or endorsed by CHOIES.

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