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In Defense of Maximalism

“The buzzword over the last few years has been minimalism. It is seen in the stark white design of Scandi-inspired rooms. It is in the rotations of a 10-piece capsule wardrobe. It even attended the Royal Wedding in the form of Meghan Markle’s dress. It is a Marie Kondo world and we are all just living in it.

But if there is anything that’s certain about fashion, it’s that the pendulum swings both ways. There’s an equal but opposite reaction to every action. There are signs that maximalism—a bolder, more intricate aesthetic—is taking over.”

Read my take on maximalism here

 

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This Diet Claims to Be Slimming and Anti-Aging

This Diet Claims to Be Slimming and Anti-Aging

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“Recently, the alkaline diet has joined the roster of it’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle trends among wellness aficionados. Why? Here are six of the many reasons: Jennifer AnistonVictoria BeckhamGisele BunchenGwyneth PaltrowKate Hudson, and Elle Macpherson. When the list of celebrities who swear by the alkaline diet reads as the who’s who of Hollywood, one can’t help but be intrigued.”

Read here for the rest of my article on the Alkaline Diet.

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How the Zero-Waste Movement Became Cool

How the Zero-Waste Movement Became Cool

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“Times are changing. Mutation is a real concern and giraffes are listed as vulnerable—a step below endangered—on the list of threatened species. Much, much scarier than ghosts.

Thankfully, also on the rise is the concept of zero-waste. It is a practice where people commit to producing as little trash as possible by choosing reusable products and not wasting resources in the first place.”

Read here for the rest of my article on the zero-waste movement.

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Want a Career in Fashion? This Place Lets You Learn from the Best

Want a Career in Fashion? This Place Lets You Learn from the Best

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Jojie Lloren. James Reyes. Dennis Lustico. Jo Ann Bitagcol.

If you think we’re listing down some of the best in Philippine fashion, you are 100% correct. But, these people have something else in common. They can be your instructor if you enroll in a course with Fashion + Arts + Business Creatives.”

Read here for the rest of my article on F.A.B. Creatives.

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Proud to Be of Age: Influencers Who are Past the Age of 50

Proud to Be of Age: Influencers Who Are Past Their 50s

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“In a world dominated by 20ish-year-olds like Gigi and Bella Hadid, it is safe to say that youth is valuable currency. But this rule is not absolute. Wittily dubbed as the ‘greynnaisance,’ the more mature set is welcomed by the fashion industry with open arms.”

Read here for the rest of my article on fashion’s new It Girls.

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A long, long time ago

It also feels like it happened in a galaxy far, far away. I was once a fashion editor and stylist. You would never guess from the way I wear mom shoes everywhere.

But I’ve been doing some writing for an online publication for Manila Fashion Festival 2018. Do you want to take a look?

KC Pusing interprets his vision of utilitarian utopia

Cheetah Rivera plays with proportions