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I had a mission to buy shoes and a bag while in Singapore, and I got those and more. Not bad for only two days of shopping. I got three pairs of shoes and finally, the PS Selma chair I’ve been eyeing for years in Ikea.

Ikea chair

I love this chair because it comes with “pages” of printed graphic cushions.
You can adjust the seat to the height or print you want. This was the Hong Kong price (HK$2,990 = Php 16,300)

Nice Ikea chair

The New York price (US$349 = Php 14,800)

ICFF 09: IKEA PS Collection

In Singapore it cost SG$399 (Php 17,000, but with the GST refund, maybe the same as HK price).
It took me a while to buy the chair (about six different trips) because I was afraid of its size and 18-kg. weight. Turns out the box wasn’t as big as I thought. Ana helped me tie it.

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I was able to check it in the plane earlier (no overweight, so yay!!).
Another thing I really wanted was the Nightingale trolley by Givenchy.
For a few years now I’ve been using the same Chanel trolley and lamenting that you once you put your laptop in, you can’t really put a whole lot of things inside.

I love my closet

I love bags with wheels. This is the trolley on Rachel Bilson

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Then the Givenchy trolley came out, and thought hey that looks cute, though it looks a little big and heavy

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But not on Blake Lively

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It took me two trips to Singapore to decide that I need it, so my Dad got me one and it fits in the overhead compartment! Yay!

Nightingale trolley

So yes the trip was a success and I’m glad to be back.

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Chris Paglicauan

Bakit parang iba yung version nung kay Blake? It doesn’t have zipper in the mid-section? And it looks like it can’t stand on its own. #wondering

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CVS Reply:

the zipper in the mid-section is actually a removable strap. she may have taken it off.

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Chris Paglicauan Reply:

I see. But can the bag stand on its own without anything inside? Or it has to have something in it for it to stand?

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CVS Reply:

stands on its own of course

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Jinvi211

hi..just watched how the selma chair is made via nat geo featuring IKEA,  the fabrics are all cut by hand and sewn by cute Polish guys :)…congrats on having one.  Each chair is meticulously made in Poland..

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Didi

Wow! You checked that in? Kami we just use a shipper! (They have branches all over the world!)
They pick up all the items we bought in Ikea and deliver it door to door here in Manila!
It gets here a week after they pick it up!! 🙂

Let me know if you want the number..
 

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CVS Reply:

in Singapore? please share!

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Yellowcurved Reply:

How about in hongkong?

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Yellowcurved

How about in hongkong?

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bailey

how much is the givenchy trolley? love it!

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CVS Reply:

it differs with every material

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Super nice naman your daddy! Inggit ako. I don’t know how having a generous father feels like =(

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CVS Reply:

I’m lucky!!

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Guest

Sana detachable yung trolley parts ng bag para maging shoulderBag ang Nightingale! 😀 Congrats on getting my dream bag’s trolley version! 8D

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mclazaro

reading this made me realize that dads are the best.  🙂 they give you all that you need, want and more!  yay!!! 🙂

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guest

do u have plans to auction your chanel trolley? 😀

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CVS Reply:

i wanna sell it, yes!

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Pia M

Welcome home 🙂 Win ang stash! Mwa!

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CVS Reply:

see you soon for Cebu!!

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jemriz

your dad is nice….envy!!

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CVS Reply:

super!

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Congrats on the great “harvest” from Singapore!  Love the trolly!  What a sweet gift from your dad!  🙂

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You finally got the chair! 

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CVS Reply:

i did!!! success!

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gladys ang santos

i love your givenchy trolly ^_^

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Welcome back, Miss C! 🙂
So nice naman the chairs. Whooping price rin haha. :p

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CVS Reply:

kaya nga ilang beses pinag-isipan 🙂

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totally unrelated to your post but I met your friend Joyce (from Manila Bulletin) yesterday.  Jay introduced us via twitter.  she’s staying at my friends’ house here in Copenhagen.  mabait sha saka nakakatawa.  🙂

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CVS Reply:

say hi to Joyce!

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Guest

Yey! You finally got the Nightingale! And sa Singapore lang din pala meron… Haha.

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CVS Reply:

Singapore is amazing. They have stuff that’s sold out everywhere.

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dontaskmetosmile Reply:

Yeah! Apparently Givenchy SG > Givenchy Paris

And the black one really is the nicest of the trolleys. The brown one and the distressed black one I saw at the FSH store don’t have the same feel as yours. 

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CVS Reply:

the leopard and the glossy versions aren’t nice din

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Tara

Never knew Nightingale has a trolley version. I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!! Your dad is sweet.

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omnesia

Welcam buck 🙂

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CVS Reply:

*neigh*

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