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Today's outfit post is an example of my usual casual getup and is possibly the style that most of my friends are familiar with.  Once, while working backstage, I asked my stylist friends how they'd d...
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Last February 5, Kira and I attended the blogger event introducing Australian make-up brand BYS.  In fact, in these photos I was already wearing the BYS' matte red lipstick. I'll talk about the oh-so...
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Aside from a few Instagram snaps, I haven't had the chance to show off my new watch from Veloci with a casual outfit.  In case you were wondering about my recent series of outfit photos (featuring co...
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I didn't realize until I was editing these photos for web resolution that there's something vampiric about this whole setup.  The red velvet drapes, the navy blue cape (navy blue was also the color o...
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So I'm doing a quick outfit post for today, as I have a heavy workload to tackle this week.  I actually have tons of unblogged outfit posts just waiting to be published for moments like this.  What ...
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It's always tricky, dressing up here in Manila. There's the humid air, searing heat, then suddenly, rainfall...and once you get indoors, airconditioned buildings and offices could go up to freezing. ...
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As I said, my very best styling friends Nio and John Sherwynn dressed me up for Bloggers United 4, and I was like a walking advertisement of their creations.  Without bias, I really love their clothe...
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I mentioned some time ago that I love reconstructing name shirts because they're usually boring, too large and well, free, so you don't have to feel guilty cutting away at the fabric.  This is my fir...
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I think this is one of my favorite outfits to date.  Again, I have my friends Nio and John to thank for making me their guinea pig for their creations and new hauls. This outfit reminds me of cher...
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I got into the neon craze earlier this year, and I thought it should be dying out by now.  Surprisingly, it's still alive and kicking locally.  I'm still seeing it in some holiday fashion shows, and...
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Yes, yes, more styling work up ahead! Any fashion and beauty blogger worth her salt knows what AVA.ph is by now.  In case you don't, I'd be happy to enlighten you.  Most people know that AVA.ph i...
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I had so many photos of this show, which is rare.  I barely remember to take photos whenever I'm backstage or working.  And in this instance, I even watched its entirety!  Usually I'd be so tired o...
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We've been working backstage for the past couple of months on several fashion shows, but this was one of the few times I brought a camera.  Anyway, Bench collaborated with designer Furne One to launc...
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I know about Bauhaus and Kickers, though I've never really checked out their stuff before.  Which is curious, because upon closer inspection, these brands fit my kind of style.  I love that whole tr...
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And just when you think Beauty Butter can't do better...now they're coming out with a promo for Unlimited Manicure for just P499!  Amazeballs. For P499, you get a full month of hand pampering. Yo...
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