ADIDAS: Dear Stan, You’re TIMELESS.

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Guess who flew in from NYC yesterday! talk about timelessness ! an institution of style. (sigh) I wish he was mine tho. I bought this for a friend. I’m happy she knew what color she wanted cuz I can’t get my head to decide wether I should go for the red, the green, the all white […]

Blackbird + Valkyrie, a girl’s weekend

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No, I did not just land. I’ve actually been in town a good full week, been to the beach and then some, before I had this fantastic girls weekend. Started things off with a wine night celebrating big movements in some of the ladies I know. Rain or shine wine night hosted by Jo Weise […]

Joey on Jumimo

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Carefree. That’s who I am whenever I’m at the beach. I just let my hair down, wear my pair of sunnies, keep my hands free of anything and just be there. I’m such a beach girl. The sea, the sun and the sand seems to be my cure for anything. My pair of sunglasses, my sunblock […]

MNL Stop Over: 71 Gramercy x New Hair

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Let me first tell you about my new hair. It’s a month in now, hence, normal to most haircuts, they would look twice better as when you first step out of the salon. Oh yea, I haven’t been in town for the last few months — with just the occasional popping in to take care […]

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 […]

ALL ROUNDER: Project Feral

Hannah Maypa, Project Feral

a rock concert a casual house party a casual dinner with friends to the beach to an ordinary day at the mall to a music festival to bed. I bet everyone has their favorite shirt! Meet my all rounder shirt by Project Feral. I love wearing men’s T-shirts, I have a bunch of em’ but […]

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

Hannah Maypa | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

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, […]

Weekend by fits and starts; Classic KSWISS x BB Secrets

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Echoing in a hollow space between cement and tin roof, fireworks crackle at 5am. Signaling the start of the day’s festivities. We are a country of fiestas, after all. Shuffling of feet and a growing sound of chatter heard from outside my window, it’s starting. And I’m awake. There’s a sense of dread building in […]