Style + Shop South Edition

With my beautiful attendees at Style + Shop South Edition at Bellevue Hotel in Alabang last March 9!  Sketchpad Workshops and I finally took our Style + Shop series to the South and we couldn’t be happier with the positive

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Confessions of a Xeomin Virgin

  At 42, I’ve never had anything invasive (cosmetic treatments) done to my face. Much like any fashion girl, I’m quite lazy when it comes to beauty: I hardly comb my hair, wear minimal make-up if I really need to,

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The Kate Effect

Much like the rest of Manila, I woke up to the shocking news of the death of American designer Kate Spade. And much like my peers in the industry, I was saddened with the loss of a true fashion renegade,

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Manika

I met Manika Yujuico years ago when she was just a student about to spend the summer abroad—Egypt if I remember right. It was a feature for Style Profile in Preview magazine, the section I used to produce and one

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I am a Feminist and I Love Fashion

My college thesis was about the correlation of fashion and feminism. I met a number of feminists during our interviews and what I noticed most about them was that each one had their own “look”. It was a mix of bohemian-meets-street,

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#SOSMIXIT

Last March 17, I held my second curated workshop partnering with Commune Cafe on how to wear mixed prints with some pretty amazing people for guest speakers. Shaira Luna, Liza Ilarde, Tessa Nieto-Villalon, Abraham Guardian and Joyce Makitalo are all

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Joyería

“You have to meet my friend Ria, she owns a fine jewelry business, she made these for me and Char. It’s our sisters ring, gifted by my MIL.” my friend L (for Leona, I’d just decided this is how I’d

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