Migs and Alaine

Chronicles of a Happy Married Life

Category: Fashion

SM Shoepermodels Style Me

Being a super model-wanna-be when I was in my teenage years, it has always been Joey Mead-King who I look up to. Her fashion sense and wit never fail to amaze me. She’s probably one of the FEW celebrities that I would love to meet in person. Her love for cats also made me adore her more. Few weeks back, I saw Joey’s Instagram post about an online photo-liking contest sponsored by SM Shoe City. The lucky winner will be styled by Joey Mead-King and Amanda Griffin-Jacob and will also be given a shopping spree worth Php.20,000!

Geez. I told myself that I wouldn’t let this chance pass. So, I immediately scanned my photo gallery from my mobile phone in search for a decent photo that I can post for the contest. I wanted something that would show my whole body so Joey and Amanda wouldn’t have a hard time deciding on what to give me for the shoes and bag make-over. Sorry but yeah, I really assumed that I’ll win! 

thanks to our family and friends who helped me reach this number of likes!

My husband (Migs) is the sweetest by “forcing” his trainees and friends to like my IG photo.

It was an hour well spent with these two beautiful ladies. They asked me to fit shoes and walked around SM shoe city to look for the best bag. Their choices flattered me knowing that we have similar taste in fashion. LOL!

Tadaaa! This is me wearing the pair of shoes and bag that Joey and Amanda hand-picked for me.

dress: H&M, bag: Isaac Mizrahi, shoes: Via Uno

I will be posting more OOTDs wearing this pair and some items that I bought from SM using the GCs that I’ve won.

If you want to become as lucky as I am, follow Joey Mead-King (@joeymeadking) and Amanda Griffin-Jacob (amandagriffin_j) on Instagram! Joey recently posted a BTS for another #SMShoepermodelsStyleMe contest.

Good luck, ladies!

Much love, 


Back to basics with Uniqlo

Hello, loves!

Ever since our first visit to Uniqlo (SM Aura) to buy a whole wardrobe for Migs, we can’t help but keep them in mind whenever we go shopping.

Migs wore his Uniqlo sweater when he performed last December at Republik Bar 

Last Sunday, while waiting for our movie to start, we strolled Mega Mall for some great finds and our feet lead us to Uniqlo. Uniqlo Mega Mall is as inviting as that of SM Aura’s. The shop was spacious and the lighting is perfect!

We checked out their under garment selection for some pairs of socks (we change socks every January and June of each year) and we were surprised when we saw the tag prices!5 pairs of socks for only P390.00! It was so affordable! 

Uniqlo do not put “loud” prints to their fabrics and everything are basics. Very classy. Their pieces are reminders of what every man and woman should have on their closest. 

You can find inside shirts (but can be worn as it is) for only Php 290.00, and basic tees for Php 590.
For yuppies, you’ll go crazy over different hues of office pants that you can take home for Php900 and above. 
For a more polished look, you can go for a coat that can be mixed and matched to any colors for only Php 2,990! 

For couples who are into matching clothes, Uniqlo is the perfect shop for you! You can match your clothes with your loved one without going over board with crazy prints. 

Happy shopping!

Migs and Alaine


Hello,lovely people!

So,last December 23, I finally joined the bandwagon and posted my very first #OOTD on Instagram! Now, tell me if it’s a Nay or Yay! Hahahaha!
It’s a sweater weather! So, finding a nice sweater that suits well with a pair of shorts, jeans or even skirt is a must!

sweater and denim shorts from greenhills tiangge

I was wearing my Mizunos during our travel but changed to my now favorite pair of shoes, Palladium. It’s so comfy and can upgrade any dull outfit.

Travelling will take you some few side trips to souvenir stores or the nearest mall. So, better take a shopping bag with you.
I just love Long Champ’s Le Pliage! You can bring this anywhere even if you go on a back packing trip. It’s so light and fold-able! I’ve had this bag for almost a year and I am convinced to get another one with a different color.

Well, I hope you like this look! But whether or not you are in favor of me posting OOTD’s here on our blog…please let me know by leaving comment below!

Much love, 


Steal the Gossip Girl Look

Hello, Ladies!

Gone are the days when dressing like Serena Van Der Woodsen of Gossip Girl seem impossible for typical women. Now, you can dress like a star without breaking the bank! PersunMall is jam packed with the most enviable choices of clothes, shoes, bags and accessories!

Being a self-confessed frugal, and knowing how affordable PersunMall items are, I checked their on line catalog to search for pieces that are similar to Serena’s (Blake Lively) outfit.

Look what I’ve found!

1. Chiffon Top
2. Tote Bag
3. Printed Pants
4. Ballet Flats

I hope you like it!



Special Halloween Sale from PersunMall

Time for some spooky fun!!!

If you think like I do, fun means shopping!

In celebration of the Halloween on the 31st, PersunMall got three COUPON CODES for ALL THE NEW ARRIVALS!!!

Check out these beautiful pieces that were handpicked by yours truly.

Halloween New Coupons:
1. 15% OFF $100+ Halloween On PersunMall
Valid time: Expires 31st,Oct.
Promo Code: halloween15


2. 20% OFF $200+ Halloween On PersunMall
Valid time: Expires 31st,Oct.
Promo Code: halloween20


3. 25% OFF $300+ Halloween On PersunMall
Valid time: Expires 31st,Oct.
Promo Code: halloween25


There is no shortage of quality and affordable fashion clothes from PersunMall to fall in love with.

So, what are you waiting for? Shop now!



Must-haves for the Lazy “Ber” months

Hello, loves!

I know this post is a little late, but hey, we still have few months to enjoy this cold weather!
I’ll share with you my top picks from Persunmall that will surely suit your classy taste!

1. Coat
Every woman needs a coat! So, if you don’t own one yet…now’s the perfect time to grab one. Check out this coat that comes in black and apricot colors! You can match it with a plain dress or jeans!

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2. Plain top.

I chose this white top because it can pretty much be paired with anything, plus the detail adds elegance.
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3. Jeans
A light blue pair of jeans never run out of style!
Perfect for an office “dress-down” attire or simply wear this pair of jeans on a weekend with some girlfriends.

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4. Scarf
This scarf is the perfect accessory for this season.

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5. Boots!
This pair of leopard mid-cut boots are too die for!

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6. Bag

Complete your look with a stylish bag. 
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Check out Persunmall ‘s website to see more of their beautiful and affordable items. They ship WORLDWIDE with NO MINIMUM purchase required!

Happy shopping!


Throwback Thursday!

Hello, sweethearts!

I’m counting the days until our fourth year anniversary!

Our love story  began in August of 2009 when we were both trainees in a BPO company. October 16 of the same year, Migs held my hand. I didn’t flinch but just held his hands like we’ve been together for decades. Surprisingly…he popped “the question” on the same day. 

Thinking about his proposal still makes me feel giddy.

Here are photos from our Engagement shoot last year!

Our favorite photo! This is how we dress up when we used to go to work riding our bike (which we sold exactly 2 weeks before we came up with this concept! Haha!)
Leather Jackets from an online store, Migs’s jeans: Levi’s, Alaine’s jeans: SM Department store, Migs’ shoes: Timberland Alaine’s shoes: HK brand

Shoes: Mizuno and Vibram
Jackets: Puma.
We couldn’t find a women’s jacket with the same design so, we ended up buying the smallest men’s size jacket for me.

Dress and Head dress from Greenhills Tiangge, Migs’ long sleeves and pants: stafford rd./Bench,Migs’ shoes:GT-Hawkins Astronauts
shoes: Bandolino

Accessories: SM Department Store

Migs’ suit: Wharton, Alaine’s gown: rented.
 I  just love this gown’s back detail!

Four years down, a lifetime to go…



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Last Saturday, we attended the Bloggers United event at SMX Convention Center.


The line was really long but we’re lucky that some of our friends went to SMX early and bought tickets for us.

12nn na yan ha!

Alaine’s pick:  little black dress and an accessory from Divine Lee’s booth, a blazer and a Revlon colorstay smoky shadow stick from other bloggers.

Topshop, Php500
Top Shop Dress from Divine Lee’s booth, Php500


bought this for Php80 from Divine Lee! Thanks Mother D! :)
Bangle from Divine Lee’s booth, Php80



Miguel’s pick: high cut Wade shoes and three plaid long sleeve shirts.

Wade, Php500
Wade, Php500
McGregor, F21 for Men and Timberland; P100-P150 each
Forever 21, Timberland, Php100-150

I (Alaine) was lusting over some stilettos from Maggie Wilson’s booth but I was reminded that I had a number of stilettos at home that I haven’t been wearing for a long time.

Looking forward for the next Bloggers’ United event!

Migs and Alaine

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