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Why you’ll love Havaianas Origine

Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Fashion, Style
Are you a fellow Havaianatico? (avid fan of Havaianas) I have fab news for you! Havaianas is once again changing the game of footwear! With the new Soul Collection, Havaianas is once again stepping up its versatility. Perfect for the free-spirited and young ones like you and me ;) The new Havaianas Soul Collection features the Origine Espadrilles, Sneakers and Ballerina. The collection features a rainbow of happy colors and innovative designs preserving the brand's DNA - authenticity and simplicity. And guess what? The insoles of the Havaianas Soul Collection are made from the same buttery soft sole of the world famous flip-flops. Its unique design also shows a different take on how one can rock an urban look packed with attitude. Get your very own Havaianas Origine now from a...

Design Your Own Havaianas At Make Your Own Havaianas 2015 CDO

Beauty, Cagayan de Oro City, Events, Fashion, Shopping, Style
If there's one fashion event I look forward to every year, it's Make Your Own Havaianas! My first MYOH experience was in 2009 and it was a blast! A Make Your Own Havaianas event is where you can create and design your very own pair of Havaianas. You can choose your preferred sole, strap and pin. Check out what happened during my second time joining MYOH. The whole process is fun and easy, trust me. In fact, Havaianas even has this to let you know just how cool and easy it is: This year, Make Your Own Havaianas is celebrating its 10th year! In Northern Mindanao, Philippines, Spruce Designer Network will again make MYOH CDO possible! Join the biggest Make Your Own Havaianas CDO 2015 luau on May 7 to 10, 2015 at All Flip-Flops, Ground Floor, SM City CDO and get your very own cust...
Design tip: here’s a very easy way to spruce up a blank wall

Design tip: here’s a very easy way to spruce up a blank wall

Arts, Beauty, Features, Gifts, Shopping
I just turned one of the bare and boring walls in our home into instant eye candy with the help of wall stickers! Yep, folks, wall stickers. I've been spotting a lot of Pinterest pins about wall decor stickers and I've been wondering where to get them locally when one of my favorite CDO boutiques, Spruce, sent me a set last Christmas 2014! Woohoo! At bilang it's a new year and all, go go go na in decorating paandar! The set I received had two sticker sheets. Each sticker sheet had "leaves" and "branches/stems." Take note that the box I received had no instructions but it did have a sample of a suggested finished look (check out the face of the box). And so, armed with a pair of scissors, a dose of creativity and imagination plus my favorite Spotify playlist blasting in the backgroun...

Catch the Make Your Own Havaianas 2014 CDO event #MYOH2014

Announcements, Beauty, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Events, Fashion, Style
Good news for fellow Havaianas fans like me! The Make Your Own Havaianas 2014 CDO leg is set to happen this summer! MYOH 2014 is the biggest flip-flops customization event in the Philippines and the Cagayan de Oro leg will be held just in time for your last few weeks of this glorious summer. Make Your Own Havaianas 2014 CDO will be held on May 15 to 20, 2014 at Spruce Limketkai, G/F East Concourse, Limketkai Mall. Yes, 5 days for you to come up with your very own Havaianas pair! For the uninitiated, Make Your Own Havaianas events are special events where you can build/create/design your own Havaianas! You can choose your preferred sole, straps and pins. There are also special Havaianas soles that can only be found and bought during MYOH events :) I always have fun during MYOH! In ...

Make Your Own Havaianas 2013 Northern Mindanao leg #MYOHCDO2013

Announcements, Beauty, Cagayan de Oro City, Entertainment, Events, Fashion, Features, Gifts, Style
The most awaited annual event of every Havaianatico (read: big fan of Havaianas) is finally here! The Make Your Own Havaianas 2013 Northern Mindanao event, which lets you customize your very own pair of Havaianas, will be held on August 17 and 18, 2013 at the Activity Center of Ayala Centrio Mall, Cagayan de Oro City. Spruce Designer Network, which runs the Spruce and All Flip Flops stores, will again spearhead the #MYOHCDO2013 event. They're the same cool folks who made the MYOH CDO 2012, MYOH CDO 2011 and MYOH CDO 2010 events possible! In each of those events, I was able to customize my own Havaianas by choosing my preferred straps, soles and special pins. So are you guys ready for this year's MYOH? Save up, save up and make your calendars. August 17 and 18, 2013! Don't forget to b...

Winners of the Mindanaoan – Spruce giveaway

Announcements, Beauty, Blogging, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Contests, Fashion, Features, Mindanaoan Update, Shopping, Style
I'm happy to announce the winners of my online giveaway! Much thanks to our very generous friends over at Spruce Designer Network (Mindanaoan's highly recommended fashion and lifestyle store in Cagayan de Oro City) who sponsored two pairs of gorgeous BSIDED hand sewn espadrilles that are 100 percent made in France! :) And without any further ado...this Mindanao lifestyle blogger is happy to announce the two winners of the Mindanaoan - Spruce giveaway: a Rafflecopter giveaway Congratulations Sheila and Vic! Enjoy your new pairs of kicks! :) Thank you Spruce! Please visit Spruce at the 2nd Floor of Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City. Please support the other Spruce-owned stores as well: All Flip-Flops: SM City, Cagayan de Oro PUMA: Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro and Aya...
Make Your Own Havaianas 2012 CDO – #MYOHCDO2012

Make Your Own Havaianas 2012 CDO – #MYOHCDO2012

Beauty, Cagayan de Oro City, Corporate, Events, Fashion, Features, Gifts, Mindanaoan Update, Personalities, Reviews, Shopping, Society, Style
As I'm writing this, it's the 2nd day of Make Your Own Havaianas CDO 2012. So that means you have today and tomorrow to join MYOH CDO 2012! :) The Make Your Own Havaianas 2012 Cagayan de Oro leg covers Northern Mindanao and it kicked off yesterday, August 17, 2012. MYOH CDO 2012 will run until August 19, 2012 at the Limketkai Rotunda, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines. A Make Your Own Havaianas event is where you can customize your own pair of Havaianas flip flops. It's that time of the year when Havaianaticos are given the chance to choose their desired sole, strap and pins. In other words, it's a chance for Havaianas lovers to design their very own - truly unique - pair. Moreover, it's only during MYOH events when specially designed soles and unique pins can be bought :) This year i...

Make Your Own Havaianas 2012 CDO leg – come with?

Beauty, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Events, Fashion, Features, Gifts, Mindanaoan Update, Style
Make Your Own Havaianas 2012 Cagayan de Oro edition! Yes, it's that time of year again! How fast time flies, eh? The much-awaited Make Your Own Havaianas 2012 CDO Northern Mindanao leg is set to happen on August 17 to 19, 2012, 10 AM onwards at the Rotunda area of Limketkai Mall, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao. Who wants to come with me? :) I don't know about you but I'm pretty excited about this one! This will be my FOURTH time to join these fun-filled MYOH events. My very first Make Your Own Havaianas event was in 2009. That pair of flip flops is still, to this day, one of my favorite pairs. For the uninitiated, Make Your Own Havaianas events is where you can create or customize your very own pair of Havaianas flip flops :) I also joined the Make Your Own Havaianas 2010 and...

Design Happy Feet sandals – Cagayan de Oro edition!

Arts, Cagayan de Oro City, Contests, Mindanaoan Artists, Style
Are you a budding designer? Do you dabble in graphic arts? Have you always wanted to design your own sandals? Fond of Happy Feet sandals? Here's your chance to create your very own Happy Feet and earn bragging rights! Our friends over at Spruce shared with us the good news - submit your design and that might just be used for Limited Edition Happy Feet sandals! This is your chance to design fun and funky Happy Feet sandals and show how awesome Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao is! Check out the mechanics of this pretty cool contest below: Remember - the deadline is on May 31, 2012. Email your scanned designs to [email protected] or you can submit them at Spruce, 2nd Level West Concourse, Limketkai Mall, CDO. Good luck and feel free to share this post to your ...

Get your 2011 Havaianas Filipinas now!

Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Fashion, Features, Mindanaoan Update, Style
Remember my earlier blog post about the much awaited 2011 Havaianas Filipinas limited edition collection? I practically gushed at how pretty the three Havaianas Filipinas 2011 designs were. Who wouldn't? Not only are these new Havaianas flip flop designs colorful and definitely eye candy, they also showcase Philippine pride. The Havaianas Filipinas 2011 Limited Edition collection was also released in time for the 113th year of Philippine independence. Check out the Limited Edition 2011 Havaianas Filipinas Collection which even features the colors of the national flag --- blue, yellow, red and white! Fast forward a few weeks later, this Mindanao blogger received a special package from my super cool friends over at Spruce! And it contained my very own Havaianas Filipinas 2011 pair :) ...

2011 Havaianas Filipinas collection now available

Beauty, Blogging, Bukidnon, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Fashion, Features, Gifts, Mindanao, Mindanaoan Update, Ozamis, Pagadian, Shopping, Society, Style
We Pinoys have this penchant of expressing our deep love for our country in various ways including fashion. We like to buy items that banner national pride. We like to buy items that bear designs that convey patriotic statements or designs that truly mirror the Philippines, its people, its rich culture, its tradition and even its heroes. Thankfully, our favorite flip flops - Havaianas, of course! - has come up with new designs that truly showcase Philippine pride. Presenting the 2011 Havaianas Filipinas limited edition collection! The Havaianas Filipinas 2011 Limited Edition collection is released in time for the 113th year of Philippine independence. “This year’s Limited Edition Havaianas Filipinas Collection hopes to reflect happiness, carefree fashion, and good memories with the p...

Mindanao job alert: Havaianas needs a marketing trainee

Mindanaoan Update
Want to work for Havaianas? Do you have a keen interest in fashion and trends? Are you a team player, customer and goal oriented? Do you have pleasing personality and a positive disposition? Do you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills? Do you like traveling especially within Northern and Western Mindanao? Are you a certified Havaianatico? Then here's a job opening in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao that you or someone you know may be interested in. If you want to be a Havaianas marketing trainee, then this Mindanao job alert is for you! Please check out the poster below to find out the requirements and other qualifications needed for the ideal Havaianas Marketing Trainee: If you're interested to apply, you can send your resume to the email addresses indicated on...

Suesh Makeup Workshop with Suzzane Tan Go

Beauty, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Fashion, Features, Mindanaoan Update, Reviews, Society, Style
It was a makeup workshop that I super wanted to attend but since I was still too tired from the big Singapore - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia trip (yes, went back just a few days ago!), I just opted to ask for a recap and some photos from our friends over at Spruce. Apparently, I missed a great deal --- the Suesh makeup workshop held recently in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao was a big success and all ladies who joined had first dibs of really cool Suesh products before these hit the Spruce store! The guest speaker during the makeup workshop was Ms. Suzzane Tan Go, makeup artist and one of the owners of Suesh. During the workshop proper, two sets of makeup techniques were introduced - the day look and the night look. The day look highlights light makeup, the kind that people can use during work...

Want to be a part of Make Your Own Havaianas 2011?

Cagayan de Oro City, Events, Fashion, Features, Mindanaoan Update, Shopping, Society, Style
How fast time flies! It seemed like only yesterday when I shared with you all my Make Your Own Havaianas 2010 experience. Now, it's that time of the year again! Yes folks, Make Your Own Havaianas 2011 will soon hit Mindanao! And you know what this means. Spruce lifestyle boutique, the one responsible for all those fun Make Your Own Havaianas events around Northern Mindanao, is now looking for team members who want to be a part of MYOH 2011. Interested? If you are 18 years old, a certified Havaianatico and currently enrolled in a University, just send your resume and tell the fabulous people over at Spruce why you want to be a part of the team this year! Email these to [email protected] To inspire you, here's one of the photos taken during Make Your Own Havaianas 2009! An...

Havaianas 2011 collection and the list of authorized Havaianas retailers all over Philippines

Beauty, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Features, Gifts, Mindanaoan Update, Shopping, Style
A lot of my blog readers have been asking me about this and you all know I aim to please...so here you go! :) Here's a peek at the most awaited Havaianas 2011 collection as well as a complete list of the authorized retailers all over the Philippines. And yes, my favorite boutique in Northern Mindanao, Spruce, is one of the friendly authorized retailers of our favorite flipflops Havaianas. Just in case you're wondering why it's important for you to know where to get original pairs of Havaianas, well, you DO deserve something more than mere imitation, yes? :) And for those who want to check out what Havaianas Philippines has in store for all their loyal Havaianaticos, check out the Havaianas 2011 collection below: (more…)

Photos: Pupil Live in Cagayan de Oro City Mindanao

Blogging, Cagayan de Oro City, Entertainment, Events, Features, Mindanaoan Update, Music, Personalities, Photos
The long wait is over, boys and girls! Here are the most awaited photos taken during the Pupil Live in Cagayan de Oro City special concert! Ely Buendia and the rest of the Pupil band were in CDO recently for the PUMA Archive Uncovered concert series. Thanks to PUMA for bringing the boys over and of course to my favorite boutique Spruce for letting magic happen that night. All photos are taken by my professional photographer-brother Bon. Ready for more? Check out more photos after the jump! And oh if you need a wedding, events, fashion and portrait photographer in Mindanao, please do not hesitate to CONTACT ME. Please refer me and my brother to your friends as well. Cheers and thanks! (more…)

Get free tickets to Pupil concert in Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao

Announcements, Cagayan de Oro City, Entertainment, Events, Mindanaoan Update, Music
Are you a fan of Ely Buendia and his band Pupil? Do you live in Cagayan de Oro City or nearby areas? Then you will most definitely love this piece of news! The 2010 PUMA Archive Uncovered on the road concert series will make its last pitstop for the year at Club Tilt, Cagayan de Oro City, Northern Mindanao and of course, PUMA will bring no other than Pupil! Watch Pupil live at Club Tilt on Dec. 8, 2010, 6:00 PM! If you want to know more about Club Tilt, this blogger from Mindanao has written something about Club Tilt here. Meanwhile, if you want to know how you can get TWO FREE TICKETS to watch Ely Buendia and the rest of Pupil, then check out the details after the jump! (more…)

Ely Buendia and the rest of Pupil in Cagayan de Oro on December 8, 2010

Announcements, Cagayan de Oro City, Entertainment, Events, Fashion, Mindanaoan Update, Northern Mindanao, Shopping, Society
Thanks to PUMA and one of my most favorite lifestyle specialty boutiques Spruce, loyal Ely Buendia fans like me will have the time of their lives on December 8, 2010 at Club TILT, Cagayan de Oro City, Northern Mindanao. Yes, boys and girls, PUPIL will rock Cagayan de Oro on December 8, 2010! PUMA is bringing Ely Buendia and the rest of Pupil in CDO on December 8, 2010! Want to know how you can score entrance passes to the PUPIL Live in CDO event? (more…)

Photos: Make Your Own Havaianas Davao City leg

Davao City, Events, Fashion, Features, Mindanaoan Update, Style
The Make Your Own Havaianas 2010 Davao City, Mindanao leg is being held at the Gaisano Mall (GMall) along Bajada Avenue, Davao City. It started last September 16, 2010 and will end tomorrow, September 19, 2010. I was able to visit the MYOH 2010 Davao event on the very first day and by the looks of it, the certified Havaianaticos in this side of the country came in full force! The Davao City leg of Make Your Own Havaianas comes after the highly successful Make Your Own Havaianas 2010 Cagayan de Oro leg, which was held last August 2010 (Mindanaoan was there, too, of course, much thanks to our special friends over at Spruce). Check out more photos after the jump: (more…)

Spruce CDO to offer a whopping 50 percent discount during 5th anniversary sale!

Announcements, Beauty, Blogging, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Events, Fashion, Features, Mindanaoan Update, Musings, News, Northern Mindanao, Personal, Society, Style
SPRUCE Boutique, one of my favorite shops in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao, is celebrating its 5th anniversary with a sale like no other! Spruce CDO is set to offer a whopping 50 percent discount for at least 5 items purchased during their much talked about 5-day sale! The Spruce 5-day anniversary sale, which is their way of saying thank you to all their loyal customers, will run from July 14 to July 18, 2010. Check out this photo of their window display (this blogger from Mindanao took this today): More ABSOLUTELY EXCITING details after the jump! (more…)

Spruce CDO celebrates 5th anniversary, announces sale

Announcements, Beauty, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Fashion, Mindanaoan Update, Northern Mindanao, Style
One of Mindanaoan's favorite specialty and boutique shops in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao will celebrate its 5th anniversary in a few days and they've announced a much-awaited SALE! Spruce Designer Network, Inc., which operates Spruce Boutique and All Flipflops, will hold a 5-day sale starting July 14 to 18, 2010. Yep, it's their way of thanking their loyal customers all throughout Northern Mindanao! Spruce Cagayan de Oro, located at the 2nd floor of Limketkai Mall, is the exclusive distributor of Havaianas in Northern Mindanao. Spruce also carries the following brands: Aranaz, Lacoste, Charcoal, Puma, Cole Vintage and Happy Feet. (more…)

Start saving up! Make Your Own Havaianas 2010 is coming your way soon

Announcements, Beauty, Blogging, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Events, Features, Mindanaoan Update, Society, Style
Woohoo! I'm absolutely thrilled :) After the huge success of the Make Your Own Havaianas 2009 event, this year's MYOH 2010 event is right around the corner! The Make Your Own Havaianas 2010 event for Northern Mindanao will be held on August 13 to 15, 2010 at the Rotunda area of Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City. And guess what? This year marks the 5th year of chic and colorful customization brought to all of us by Havaianas Philippines! This blogger in Mindanao cannot wait to get her hands on my brand new pair! I had so much fun during my first ever Make Your Own Havaianas experience and just like I said, that experience was only the beginning of a long "friendship" with my very own Havs :) So start saving up, Havaianaticos! And see you on August! Special thanks to Spruce De...