Sunday, July 25, 2010

Giuseppe Zanotti

Giuseppe's Story

Giuseppe Zanotti comes from a small town a few miles from Fellini’s Rimini, famous for its great shoe manufacturing tradition. In the early 1980’s Zanotti was a fiery DJ and patronized eclectic and fashionable nightspots. Shortly afterwards his instinctive bent for art, design and fashion led him to attentively follow the prêt-à-porter fashion shows in Milan and Paris. But it was his innate passion for women’s feet and his interest in the craft industry that his native town breathed that spurred him to take the first big step towards this profession....
He focused everything on a formula of creativity and craftsmanship of the highest level....
Over the years his spirit has remained the same - naïf and rock ‘n’ roll – while keeping one eye on the past and on the manufacturing tradition and the other on the future and on research. His creations are true to his initial inspirations, where art and music are essential feelings to be turned into style for our feet… feet that Zanotti does not want to cover with models, but rather to adorn out of regard for a woman’s beauty and for the world revolving around her.

shoe pics via

some of his ''beautiful perfect'' creations:

Friday, July 16, 2010

Fashion Window Display - Shanghai 2010

On our travel to Shanghai last June, I took some shots of  fashion window displays 
in Huaihai Road, Shanghai.


Wednesday, July 14, 2010

What/Where I Ate - MoooN

MOOON  at The Walk.
The place had a nice ambiance.  
They were offering 'Mexican inspired' menu 
Food, not superb, somewhat mediocre in taste, serving = quite enough

the tierred skirt of the waitress which reminded me of "conga"

 Fajita Salad, priced right, expectations met somehow
Food rating: 7

wearing my black 'chic' (in faux pearls)
long blouse paired with plaid garter-waist straight-cuts - not seen in pic

pictures taken via nokie E63

Monday, July 12, 2010

What/Where I Ate - Shanghai 2010

This post begins my collection of pictures of the f-o-o-d-s I ate from various fast food chains or restaurants.
I am giving my personal rating of those foods i have tasted in the respective eateries,
with ten (10) as the highest.
The pictures below were from our travel in Shanghai last June.
(sad, since I was not able to remember the names of the dishes)

Cafe de Coral at Super Brand Mall 5th floor- Lujiazui Lu 168, Pudong, Shanghai
the sunny-side up makes it quite good, I was hungry then so I almost completely consume everthing on my platter, my drinks? i could not remember what was it

Yoshinoya at 479 Nanjing Road (E), Shanghai
got amazed though with the extra large soda, everything else was tasteless,
but I  really have to eat because I was already starving
 I doubted if this was finally an authentic Chinese street local food chain since my side dish included Kimchi-like (or it tasted really like kimchi).  My drinks was milk tea - at first, ewe (since I'm not used to it) but later it also saved the meal (thanks to the Kimchi also) since my main dish tasted ''nothing''.  Since as usual I got caught by my starvation, so I have to eat or else...  still striving to get my tummy full with my number one eating tool in China: chopsticks!

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Beautiful Perfect II

--Shoe Color Trends --


BLACK - studs and chains

Fashion Window Display and Street Fashion

Here's what I gathered from my weekend visits at SM Cebu from June 20 - July 10, 2010. 
---Window displays and 'stylistas' in the mall ---

 E.S.P.A.D.A. June 20, 2010
E.S.P.A.D.A. June 30, 2010
up-close op EP
Promod - July 30, 2010
CMG - June 30, 2010
Korean 'bootie' couple (they wore same kind of boots)
I bet she's at her late 40's, but she's mad about plaid
-June 20, 2010-
Grey dresses and flip-flops is all that matters
-June 30, 2010-
 utterly tierred, from white to red, with pink in between
 -July 10, 2010-

my Felicity gold round-toe flats and my mom's Crocs

June 20, 2010 - early dinner at Pizza Hut
June 30, 2010 - early dinner at Pizza Hut Bistro
July 10, 2010 - still early dinner with a Variety Bucket at KFC
on me:
-June 20, 2010-
thrifted black vest with lace details; two-tone paper-thin top; Dickies skinny denim; black Nike watch; necklace with 'D' pendant; Fila sling; berry Cyprus Crocs (not seen on pic)

these photos were taken via Nokia E63 and my Canon camera

Saturday, July 10, 2010


Dakota Fanning...
I kind of find her pretty, witty and a great actor, really.
Here's a biography of Dakota Fanning via wikipedia:

Hannah Dakota Fanningborn February 23, 1994, better known simply as Dakota Fanning, is an American actress.

Dakota Fanning was born in Conyers, Georgia, the daughter of Joy (née Arrington), who played tennis professionally, and Steve Fanning, who played minor league baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals and now works as an electronics salesman in Los Angeles. Her maternal grandfather was former American footballplayer, Rick Arrington, and her aunt is former ESPN reporter Jill Arrington.Dakota is the older sister of Elle Fanning, also an actress.

Fanning is of half German descent and her last name is of Irish origin. Fanning and her family are Southern Baptist. She attends Campbell Hall School inNorth Hollywood, California, and is on the varsity spirit cheerleading squad.

Fanning's breakthrough performance was in I Am Sam in 2001. As a child actress, she appeared in high-profile films such as Man on FireWar of the Worlds, and Charlotte's Web. Fanning began transitioning to more adult roles with Hounddog and The Secret Life of Bees. She has won numerous awards and is the youngest person ever to have been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award.

then and now...

here she is now, 
the duckling has turned into a beautiful swan