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When the couple told me their venue was El Hogar, I felt a little daunted.  I've been to the crumbly old building before...it's dusty, musty, abandoned and smelled like neglect.  I styled a shoot fo...
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I used to say that you can probably make me wear anything, as a challenge, and not complain about it if I could style it my own way.  Although that's still true, to a certain extent, I find that nowa...
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Who is Elizabeth Madrid, exactly? She's Manila's latest It Girl--stylish, staple of the club scene, new best friend of famous-for-being-famous Chrysalis Magnolia. She's also a jewelry clan heiress, ...
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As we've just entered the ber months of the year, I thought I'd revisit My Totally Sensible List of 2013 Beauty Resolutions and write about my progress.  But I'm especially proud of my progress with ...
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I confess: I own a pair of hipster glasses.  By hipster, I mean that it's more a fashion accessory, not one fitted with functional lenses.  And I don't care what anyone says, I ADORE them.  I first...
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Right now I've got a couple of unfinished blog entries in my drafts folder because I've been too busy to finish them.  But I couldn't help sneaking this in--someone asked me a question earlier during...
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OLA!  I know, I know, I'm still alive after all!  That was an unexpected 3-month blogging hiatus, after being on a roll at the start of the year, too. Fortunately, I didn't exactly make it one of...
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My Turn Behind the Wheel While this was not exactly my first roadtrip, this was the first time that I'd be driving myself. You see, even though I got my driver's license when I was 16 waaaay bac...
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I'm not big on perfume.  I prefer scented lotion or bath products, and sometimes, maybe some light cologne on rare occasions (the classic Johnson Johnson's baby blue is my convenience store pick). ...
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Though I've been living the condo life for most of the past 6 years, I'm still a BF Homes girl at heart.  It's where I grew up, after all!  Though admittedly, I haven't taken the time to browse thro...
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You'd think that one of the perks of being a fashion stylist is that you get to travel, all-expenses paid, for work.  But to be honest, all the times that I had to fly for work, it was really just th...
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This is really just one of those lazy outfits that I wouldn't have bothered to document as an OOTD post, except that it got photographed a lot that day.  See, I just threw on whatever, drove to Nio's...
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After stressing so much over ingrown hair and spending countless cash on body scrubs and exfoliants, I just went ahead and decided to DIY my own sugar scrub.  I wanted to see if exfoliating more ofte...
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I may not have always loved fashion, but I think I've always held a certain fascination for costumes.  This OOTD isn't actually anything that I've worn outside the studio, but it was one of those mom...
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I try to get a Brazilian every other month, or whenever I have an upcoming beach trip--whichever comes first. And I am very picky about where and who gets it done because in the past, I always did my ...
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