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This has been so late already! But I didn't want to move on to other topics without finishing what little of Philippine Fashion Week Holiday 2011 I was able to cover.  This 4-part post is about the s...
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These two designers--Edgar San Diego and Eric Pineda--had a more Filipiniana spin to their collections, recalling an aesthetic reminiscent of Spanish colonial era but of course, sexyfied modernized. ...
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All of the photos I have to show were taken from "10" which featured 10-piece collections from 10 designers: Danilo Franco, Edgar Allan, Edgar San Diego, Eric Pineda, JC Buendia, Johny Abad, Noel Cris...
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I have to admit, Philippine Fashion Week is not really my favorite time of the year. Don't get me wrong, I'm very excited when local designers have new collections to showcase. I crave it, and I'm h...
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I was reading a friend's list of his 10 personal rules for dealing with people, when I remembered my own "character-building" encounter with another person from the industry not so long ago. Before...
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Another round of styling classes over and done with, this time through Designer Fashion Workshops under Noel Manapat's mentorship.  I'm glad I enrolled in this class, though I was hesitant at first, ...
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When Mitzi Dayrit, marketing partner of the House of Vanita, contacted me about modeling for the brand in their next fashion show, I was surprised.  And intrigued.  Well apparently, they were inviti...
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I caught a glimpse of Solo’s billboard along Edsa near Rockwell, featuring the works of late cartoonist and illustrator Larry Alcala on their clothing.  How timely!  I was just researching for a p...
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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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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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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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Photoshoots are the craziest. The typical scenario would be models in disarray and in various states of undress, the photographers fixing the lights and flashes, the stylist fussing over the makeup ...
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I remember making a sortof fun bet with a friend that I could find a whole girl's night out ensemble (including shoes!) inside SM for under P2000. She was skeptical and wouldn't believe I'd find any...
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The shoot with Sara Black is my favorite so far, because it was so laidback and organized. Her personal studio is a warehouse in Pasong Tamo, and it was really spacious and clean. The make-up table wa...
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