Homegrown x StyleManila: How To Dress For Work

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Style Manila goes to work as Homegrown does a fun shoot for one of their lifestyle articles about style in the biz world. The challenge was to come up with outfits that would take someone from meetings during the day to business gatherings with cocktails at night. Being in the real estate biz for five [...]

Montessori

Sasha Manuel, accessories, Tog du jour, outfits, lookbook, Montessori uniform, school uniform inspired outfit | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Catapulted back to a time when firsts are fresh and school is cool. Clutching metal lunchboxes and worrying about who you’ll sit next to in the school bus, life seemed larger and mysterious and exciting at that time. In a lot of ways, it still is. Granted you still see it through a child’s eye. [...]

Chambray

Chambray, Sasha Manuel, outfits, lookbook, Tog du jour, Australia, denim shirt, Esprit, Trends | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

cham·bray |ˈ sh amˌbrā; -brē| noun a linen-finished gingham cloth with a white weft and a colored warp, producing a mottled appearance. Shirts, fashion tops, dresses, jackets, even rompers, skirts and trousers. It comes in different colours, too. Red, Black, Grey, and several shades of Blue — from deep indigos to faded light blue — [...]

A Dash of Red; Style Sighting

Shai Coggins, Style Sighting, Australia | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Celebrating the day of hearts with a serving of Red. Just a dash of Red. And a moment of style spotted then featured. Say hello to Shai Coggins of Good Style Social, “a blog dedicated to finding stories and products that promote beauty, fashion, and all things that make us look good outwardly, whilst helping [...]

Stacked x Military-inspired; Tog du jour

Sasha Manuel, Military, Army, Khaki, Dress, Tog du jour, Outfits, Lookbook, Australia | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

A provocative, avant-garde twist to a typically mannish military-inspired style with its body contouring form, roughed up with ruching details and silver hardware, add to that the alluring dip of the neckline that can go deeper, zipped down. The modest hem length balances out the sexy, just a couple or so inches above the knee; [...]

Palazzo Pant x Rope Around Your Neck; Tog du jour

Sasha Manuel, Tog du jour, Outfits, Lookbook, Palazzo Pants, Zara, Rope and Gold Coil Necklace, Sportsgirl | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Make all your decisions without fear or favour. Don’t listen to the voice of the masses or to the ingrained belief that you can’t or you shouldn’t. Wouldn’t it be better to ask, “Why not?” Trick is to know how, and how to know. Train your brain to see what works best and never be [...]

Style Board, 02.07.13; Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart, Polyvore, Sasha Manuel | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Spliced and contrasts. Black and dark. Tough accessories. Distressed. All inspired by a banned shoe. Wild at Heart. Wild at Heart, style board created via Polyvore Definitely not a candidate for a Valentine’s day outfit. What’s your style mood today? xo, Sasha

Denim Dilemma: Printed vs Distressed

Sasha Manuel, Collage, Printed versus Distressed, Printed Jeans, Cotton On, Distressed Jeans, Ripped Jeans, Denim, Mango, Outfits, Tog du jour | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Livening things up in the t-shirt and jeans front are two fantastic details in active rotation: Printed Jeans AND Distressed Jeans. Casual and hip, tough and urban. They’re just the right amount of oomph the simple look needs to make the style staple a little more interesting. But you can’t wear them both at the [...]

I need more skirts in my life.

Sasha Manuel, TOg du jour, outfits, Miss Selfridge, Skirts | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

Q1 of 2012, I decided that I want to wear more skirts. Different kinds. I noticed that I’ve already started with a modest skirt collection but I also noticed that the selection isn’t varied enough. A few are the denim kind, there’s one that’s studded, one’s full black lace with cobalt blue lining, some are [...]

Spidey x Mullet; Tog du jour

Sasha Manuel, Tog du jour, Outfits, Mullet top | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

With a mullet top and a pair of hosiery on. Toyed with the idea of creating a mesh of textured visuals that can either make you smile or hurt your eyes. Toughened up prints by way of accessories and a pair of suede ankle boots; toss the spidey tights in there for good measure. I [...]