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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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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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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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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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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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I guest blogged for Lauren, a wordy article describing my experience in prepping for The First Philippine Fashion Ball and being part of the organizing committee.  Since that was written weeks ago, I...
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Dearest readers of Reluctant Stylista, I'm inviting you to watch an exclusive trunk show featuring fashion design John Paras and bags and accessories designer Reshma Chulani for their Holiday 2011 col...
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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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Ms. KC Concepcion hosted this year's Bb. Pilipinas competition, and I've been bombarded with questions about the dress she wore for the opening (and well, actually, for almost the entire show until th...
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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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