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So. A random thought came to me that day when I saw this skirt at the bottom of my closet. "No one above 20 should be wearing pleated skirts anymore." Well, here's to you, stupid random thought!...
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One of the reasons why I was hesitant to dive into the business of engagement styling was because I felt like I was going to be out of my element.  Sure, I give fashion advice to friends who want to ...
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Late last year, Ava.ph featured pieces from various Charina Sarte collections.  They were mostly flowy, breezy and drapey tunics.  It's nearly summer, which is why this certain project came to mind....
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Delayed post is delayed!  Be prepared to see a LOAD of photos and a lot of red. Last month, Coca-Cola kicked off their 100th year anniversary through a Big Youth Blowout. It was really quite somet...
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I am not a flats person. However, since I've decided to (mostly) ban myself from riding cabs, and the roads I often walk on aren't really ideal for my precious heels, I slip into flats more and more ...
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Recently, I have this knack for getting into sticky situations for my daydreaming inattention.  But maybe it's my cosmic karma biting me in the ass for waving that pretentious list of new things to t...
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Lists are pretty popular this time of the year since we're starting on a clean slate.  I'm gonna be a cliche and make one of my own because I have an enormous backlog. Going into detail for each and ...
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I really wanted to blog about my brand new Melissa pairs earlier.  I got them for such a steal!  But the busyness of December got to me, and before I knew it, the sale on AVA.ph was almost over.  A...
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I'm aliiiiiiive!  I've sorely neglected blogging as of late, with nary an update for a month.  It's the usual suspects--work, but yes, also partying and a much-needed vacation (I actually spent a wh...
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I was invited to a preview of Oxygen's newest collection last October 8, but I couldn't blog about it yet since the official launch should be at Philippine Fashion Week.  Last night was the fashion s...
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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 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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