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This uber busy week found my haggard self going from work and straight to my parents' home, instead of the condo unit I share with my sister in Mandaluyong (if you can spare me Mandaluyong in and out ...
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This is the second batch of the photos after the shoot with Focal Length Studio. For a little refresher (since the first part of the post seems so long ago now), FLS people I worked with were Louie ...
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On Mother's Day, Grendha offers a 20% discount to moms at their stores in Alabang, Trinoma and Glorietta 4. If you're going to walk around the mall or the city the whole day with the family anyway, mi...
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So ends the Promod styling contest. This is a little late, actually, as the awarding was last Thursday at Megamall Atrium. But I've been up to my neck with work and haven't had time to enjoy writing i...
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Last Saturday, fellow POC writer Lauren (of I am Bourgeois) and I went to Promod’s Megamall Atrium branch to participate in their styling contest.  Okay, whew, that was a mouthful.  Actually, it w...
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So I collaborated with some old friends: Louie Sagabaen, James Dulay, Albert Narral and Edgar Saano, collectively Focal Length Studio. I usually don't like having more than one photographer, but I was...
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Looking for fresh new faces for a leading cosmetic brand's marketing project. At least 20 models are needed, ones who look simple, approachable and fresh-faced, not necessarily artistahin. Females...
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I must say Get Laud is rocking my socks right now. I was browsing through their racks and certainly, if you're looking for some good, affordable dresses for work, they have one of the best collections...
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Not many retailers have an online presence. Not that I care for but a few of the anyway, but still, isn't it nice how easy it is to window shop nowadays when those windows are your internet brow...
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Did you know the brand Ipanema is actually the world's most sold Brazilian flip-flops? Havaianas is so big here in Manila that I just assume it's still the regining queen of flip-flops (they are, ...
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Now that I have time off from work, with the film shooting ending last Friday, I sit back and relax and get to know my fellow writers' blogs. That's right, one of the things that kept me uber busy thi...
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I don't normally shop for clothes at the mall nowadays, but if I did, I will certainly head straight to Freeway.  I am so in love with their National Artists collection!  The first National Artist w...
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This past month has been really funny. I went from doing nothing to juggling several projects. Maybe that's why despite 2010 being a non-leap year, February seems pretty darn long to me. One of the...
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Let's face it, working as a freelance fashion stylist is a fierce undertaking and definitely not for the faint-hearted and as some would claim--not for the short of money (a.k.a. plebians such as myse...
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The 1920s remains one of my most favorite eras in fashion. It was the roaring twenties, a liberation and revolutionary movement. Women broke away from the prison of their corsets; they kicked up ...
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