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Confession: the reason I  wear some outfits once and never again is because that was actually a test drive. If you've known me long enough, you're already familiar with my personal style. It can be r...
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"Ang laki pala ng hips mo," was the first thing that our photographer (the one who took this photo below) said to me once he noticed I was uncharacteristically in jeans. But I don't mind the comment. ...
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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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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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I didn't really foresee that I'd be writing the second part of this series after half the year has already gone by.  But when I thought about it a little more, I realized it's a miracle in itself tha...
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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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You'd think that one of the perks of being a fashion stylist is that you get to travel, all-expenses paid, for work.  But to be honest, all the times that I had to fly for work, it was really just th...
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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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As I was plowing my way through my flooded inbox last night (or actually, very early today), I was a bit dismayed to see that I received another new message.  I wanted to make an impressive dent in m...
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