Diplo WOMAN

DIPLO HEALTH: Keeping My Teeth

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I know it’s a funny title for a post, but that’s exactly how I feel about it. This is an exciting post about teeth cracks, broken molars and cool invisible retainers haha! You can tell by that intro that I have not been blessed in the teeth department. I get cavities so easily, I grind my […]

DIPLO HEALTH: Jakarta Dentist Orthodontist

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One of the questions new expats ask in Jakarta is where to go for dental treatment. I was really lucky that a friend of mine, who has such a beautiful smile thanks to Dr. Ruby, recommended me to her clinic. Let me describe to you why I love going to Dr. Ruby Karyadi so you […]

DIPLO STYLE: Modern Filipiniana

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Happy New Year everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve done a Diplo Style post and I thought I’d change it up a bit today. I want to share one of my favourite easy-to-put-together modern Filipiniana-inspired outfit that I wore to the Bruneian National Day reception I attended in Jakarta. I didn’t want to go […]

BERLIN FINDS: And Other Stories

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“It’s a store by the same company that owns H&M but totally different style, more European street style than trendy.” This is how Deepa of Currystrumpet first described & Other Stories to me, when she proposed that we check it out when we met up in Berlin. After I checked out their amazing website, my […]

DIPLO BEAUTY: Pevonia Botanical Skincare

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The first time I heard of Pevonia was from Erica Paredes. She was one of the beauty editors I used to woo when I was working for Beauty Bar in the Philippines, so she knows what she is talking about. I was tweeting and asking for beauty product recommendations and she said Pevonia. At that […]

DIPLO STYLE: Pastel Candy Trend

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Hi guys! So sorry my blog has been so erratic lately! I’ve focused my energy on my new baby, my DIPLOshop. Just trying to get it off the ground is taking a lot of energy and time. I’m actually feeling a relapse of carpal tunnel symptoms because I am not only spending a lot of […]

DIPLO STYLE: Nude + Bling

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This is sorta fun because it’s sorta hip-hop meets ultra-luxe. I know.. I know… again with the white and gold! What can I say? It’s DiploStyle!   Nude + Bling by thediplomaticwife featuring 14k jewelry Click on the pictures below to find out where it’s from and how much it costs. LET’S KEEP IN TOUCH […]

DIPLO STYLE: Here comes the sun!

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Hey guys! I’ve discovered another thing I love… POLYVORE! So this is how all those fashionistas are creating their super cool “looks!” And it’s so darn easy! Yey now I’ve a way to create some looks without resorting to low-tech Powerpoint heehee. Occassionally I’ll do a post when I feel inspired.  Best thing about it […]

DIPLO STYLE: DiploDesigned!

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I am so excited because of my new baby, my DIPLOshop, where I can share with friends in Jakarta some of the stuff I curate and create! (It’s still on soft-launch so more improvements and hours of work for me to put in yet.) Today I posted something that I created and that I am […]

DIPLO BEAUTY: Aquasana Shower Filter

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 Since I’ve moved to Jakarta one of my main complaints is the dirty tap water, it doesn’t help that we live in an old building and I get massive chunks of metal and stones in my faucet aerator. Eww. We found out that our friends live in houses or apartments that already have a centralized water-filtration […]