Lace dress, plaid long sleeves and high top sneakers are probably an unusual mix, but I think it worked pretty well in this look. What do you think?


A little black dress with lace detail (that’s supposedly for a glam night) can be dressed down by tying a plaid top around the waist and pairing it with high top sneakers.


I wore this at Mango’s fashion show, themed #MangoRockItUp. I’ve been enjoying the waist tie trend, as you can see in my OOTD: Trendspotting post. This time, I chose a plaid long sleeves top as contrast to my black dress. Plaid can also give that casual vibe, which is what I was aiming for.




I also wore high top sneakers from World Balance. I’ve been searching for leather sneakers ever since I can’t remember. Thankfully I waited and found this. It can be worn in different ways, which I love! 😀


I can fold the top portion to reveal this fun polka print.


Of course, I can also wear it like regular sneakers by lacing it all the way up. This shoes is called Locomotion. To check out other designs, follow World Balance on Facebook (


To match the shoes, I wore my new white COOKOO watch! Yay! 😀


If you’re not yet familiar with COOKOO, it’s a smart watch. You can use connect your smartphone to it to stay connected anytime, anywhere. It alerts you on calls, text, e-mail and even Facebook messages. The COOKOO watch lets you know what’s happening on your phone real time- even if you can’t see or reach it.


The COOKOO watch uses Bluetooth® 4.0 LE wireless technology and is compatible with the latest Bluetooth SMART READY devices such as iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad mini, iPad (4th & 3rd generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and Samsung Galaxy S4 running with Android 4.2.2* platform. More devices are said to be announced in the near future.


The COOKOO watch comes in various colors. To know more about COOKOO, visit You can also follow them on Facebook (Cookoo Philippines) and on Instagram and Twitter (@cookooph)


Oh, and if you’re following me on Instagram (@lush_angel), I announced that I’ll be giving a COOKOO watch soon! Wait for it! 😀


And to match my plaid top, I also used an orange bag.




Dress: H&M
Plaid long sleeves: Primark
Shoes: World Balance
Watch: Cookoo
Bag: Prada

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