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Stylists don't always act as the creative director, nor is it a given that we conceptualize shoots.  That often falls to an editor or your client's marketing department.  Sometimes, though, the conc...
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I've been doing a couple of editorials this month when I thought, well, I might as well take advantage of the nice cameras, lighting and location from all these. That's right, I should take the rare O...
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When I started this blog, I wanted to chronicle my adventures in fashion styling. I can't quite forgive myself if I don't detail the first big editorial I did for a major publication, where I acted bo...
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And so here goes the last installment of this awfully long series (well, just long cos it takes me forever to post). If you missed it, here's Part 1 and Part 2. #9 I went to my first Malasimbo a...
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Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. ― André Gide I couldn't let the first month of 2014 pass by without looking back on what may have be...
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I recently joined the Metro Weddings team, and my first issue came out last October 2013 (and I'm only posting about it now, yes!).  If you don't have it yet, please do grab a copy.  It's the beauti...
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So I've done this shoot some time ago, but being the excellent blog updater that I am, I'm only posting this now.  I feel like I've seen these photos everywhere and that they're thoroughly exhausted ...
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When the couple told me their venue was El Hogar, I felt a little daunted.  I've been to the crumbly old building before...it's dusty, musty, abandoned and smelled like neglect.  I styled a shoot fo...
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Who is Elizabeth Madrid, exactly? She's Manila's latest It Girl--stylish, staple of the club scene, new best friend of famous-for-being-famous Chrysalis Magnolia. She's also a jewelry clan heiress, ...
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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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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 was honored with an invite to the Parisian's Bloggers Pictorial Party, which I attended last Saturday.  My personal weakness is shoes, so it was definitely a no-brainer for me to gleefully throw my...
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It goes without saying that a relationship should be based on a very good foundation for a couple to even think about getting married.  In this case, it's very literal.  Architect couple April and M...
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