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I don't really watch America's Next Top Model, but I do check it out sometimes when I channel surf (and that in itself is rare, as I'd rather be online than watch TV). So apparently, in ANTM cycle 16,...
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I haven't been styling on my own for other people lately like non-commercial, non-TV or non-fashion show work.   But I think I lucked out when I decided to take on a pre-nup shoot for the Talagtags....
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Last year, while we were still students of Noel Manapat under DFW, we went backstage to help prepare for the Red Cross Ball's fashion show which featured the works of Furne One.  We were back this ye...
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I've been obsessing about Anya Ayoung-Chee of Project Runway lately, and it's not just because of the clothes she churns out or the ones she wears (I love almost everything that she makes and I want h...
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I surprisingly got hooked on an MTV dramedy series just a few months ago: Awkward.  I was not expecting a lot when I sat down to watch its pilot episode, fully expecting something like an Easy A rip-...
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I've had to work with kids recently, so of course, I adjusted my wardrobe accordingly.  I thought it was a good opportunity to wear some of the stuff I got from adidas last month.  I was actually re...
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I want to live in high heels. (If you've been a follower of this blog a long time, or you just know me personally, you know my deep-rooted frustrations about my height, festering since grade school). ...
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Dove Foaming make up remover was an instant favorite when Watsons started introducing the newest products to be launched in the market (during their most recent Beauty Lab).  I must say I'm quite fon...
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As it happens, I'm always in Makati. Or Ayala, to be exact.  If I'm not meeting people in Greenbelt over tea and pastries, I'd be in Ayala Triangle (still in between meetings).  These are accumulate...
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It's been around 10 months since I started assisting Noel and styling for KC.  She's had other shows (Star Circle Quest kids, ASAP Rocks), but we started on The Buzz for her while the others came and...
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I know, this was like 2 months ago, but since it's the first fashion show I styled for live TV, I thought I might as well have it here for posterity.  It was memorable in a way because it was the fir...
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A few months ago, when I was preparing for Ferretti's lookbook photoshoot, I decided to cover up my roots and start afresh with highlights, going about in a Divine Lee sort-of-way.  I thought I'd be ...
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X-Deal, starring Jamilla Obispo, Paloma Esmeria and Jon Hall, is currently showing in theaters. It was my utterly unforgettable, first foray into styling for film. Well, maybe "styling" is a bit of...
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It's kind of funny that I'm getting Ferretti's store poster up here (and seeing myself drowning in a pile of shoes), but there's very good reason for it!  You see, Ferretti has recently just opened t...
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‘Those who dare’ – these are the girls that fight with passion for their dreams; the girls that dare to go beyond their limits, the girls that have fun while doing so, and because they believe...
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