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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Viajecito

Nothing like an all girls weekend to kick off the beginning of summer! Was lucky to be invited by Viajecito to Leku Eder, one of the beautiful homes in Tali beach (it was my first time there, ever) and got

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