ITCHY FEET: 2013 Travel Run-through.

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I know, I know! It’s half way through January and I just posted a recap of my travels last year. I’m sorry… My schedule was crazy during the holidays and going back to work was no different. I realized I was out of town almost every month,except July! haha Yes I have an itchy feet! [...]

Tog du jour: Tough x Free spirited, Shwedagon Pagoda

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“For folks who really know me and how I celebrate my birthdays, this year offered a colossal difference to how I went about my special day. Moving to a new place (a different country) with no friends and family, I had to make an effort to fashion the occasion to be less depressing than one [...]

StyleManila Meets: E.Z. and Tony, Organisers of GRIP 2013

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Last minute decision to head off to Filinvest Tent in Alabang, I sent a quick message to my friend to meet me there. With the weather suffering indecision, unsure if the bit in the program I was looking forward to will still push through. It did; as I had shifted my car to park a [...]

Sandy Toes and Salty kisses: An All White Beach Wedding

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The uptight and overly self-conscious crowd, weird and unnecessary moments during the looong reception programs, and the ceremony? (ugh) It’s like a slow moving motorcade, a procession in the name of boredom. These are some of the reasons why I have become a non-avid fan of attending weddings. Probably because when I was young, my [...]

Tressed to Impress: Faster Blow Dry Time, Softer Hair — My Amazing Blow Dry Secret

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I got 99 problems, but my hair ain’t one. “Hair trends come and go, but hair that is silky, full of bounce and incredible shine will never go out of style,” says David Lopez, one of today’s most in demand celebrity, editorial and session stylists. “My Amazing Blow Dry Secret is my new secret and [...]

Rooted & Rising: A benefit show for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda

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Rooted and Rising Org Rooted & Rising is a social initiative and collective of local creatives and entrepreneurs that have been shaped and inspired by their lives and experiences in the Philippines, who in turn, aim to create sustainable ways and outlets to give back to those in need, to manifest change and action in [...]

The Kids Are Not Alright Honey, They’re Dead

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You know those people who say being dead is not a costume? Yeah who cares about those people. This is the day of the dead! And for the living – an excuse to party! Last minute skull makeup with Hannah as my dead kid accomplice. Quite easy. Tips: Don’t hurry. Paint early. Sometimes using your [...]

Halloween @ Black Market

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After filial responsibilities for a nation’s tradition to spend time and celebrate Todos los Santos at the cemetery, I dashed off to mark the holiday in a more Western way by 12:01. Halloween party at Black Market. Backtracking to 2 days ago, “Costumes K!” — a friend’s text message. I was, like, WHUT. How was [...]

Meet Hannah

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Listening to a voice that’s real and raw, you’d be filled with wonder and awe. It takes you on a path away from pretensions and shams; away from visuals that seemingly mocks real life, real people. Having your thoughts of style and society shaped by one so easygoing, unconcerned by what most may consider norm, [...]

Philippine Fashion Week Schedule | Spring Summer 2014

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For folks who are interested, here’s the schedule for the Philippine Fashion Week Spring Summer 2014, which will run from 23 October to 27 October, 2013 still at SMX Convention Center: 23 October, Wednesday 6:30pm | Main Atrium, Mall of Asia PETIT MONDE 7:30pm | Hall 3, SMX Convention Center SM SHOES AND BAGS, The [...]