Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Art of Syjucos

If you happen to be an admirer/follower of the Syjuco family, you will adore and love their masterpieces all housed in an amazing space called Art Lab.  Located inside Ayala Alabang village along Country Club drive, the well designed haven of experience brings you to their world of brilliant artistry.  A collective of outstanding talents rolled into one wherein insightful visual narratives thrive beyond words. This home of distinctive and beautiful mediums of expression define left of center perspectives that tickle the imagination. Fascinating and insightful, the noteworthy habituĂ©  is a poetry of artistic forms that's definitely a must-go for all. Can you free your mind at all?  

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

SM Men's Fashion: Rhett Eala for Main Mainstreet

SM Men's Fashion continues to sizzle this summer with another designer collection--Rhett Eala for Main street.  The executive label moves forward with swagger like looks ala Mr. Porter. Beyond the stereotype dressing, modern cuts and forms refresh traditional pieces into the extraordinary.  Style fitting silhouettes reinvent the old into the new. Eala infuses current brilliant trendsetting ideas as the collection seamlessly echoes style in the detail. Timeless neutrals and contemporary hues paint these up to date wardrobe essentials into the season's current must-haves. The outstanding collaboration has taken the brand with a visionary perspective of menswear dressing. SM Men's Fashion is revolutionizing a big movement in promoting local designer retail and braving fashion frontiers forward. 

Photography by Jo Ann Bitagcol, styling by Mike de Guzman and Geo Palmiano, makeup by Bobby Carlos, hair styling by Mark Familiara, modeled by Rafael do Prado. Wardrobe by Rhett Eala for Mainstreet at SM Men's Fashion.

Monday, May 13, 2013

What's Next

After last week's success of Style Origins Greenbelt and Trinoma, my team and I had to fly all the to Mindanao to stage the Abreeza show.  My team went two days ahead to check out the 44 brands participating in this colossal event in the South. Everything went smooth since it was well organized by Ayala management from the clothing selections to fittings.  The cast was huge as both professional and community models of almost a hundred in totality paraded the runway with the latest collections of each brand.  Hosted by tv host/personality Mark Nelson, the well attended occasion staged at the activity center was packed and filled with distinguished local personalities.  Fashion and style comes alive this annual noteworthy exposition of rtw brands as they showcase what's next to come. Last night's event simultaneously happened with Style Origins in Bonifacio High Street while tonight with be at Market Market at the Fort. Next to unfold will be Style Origins, Glorietta, Alabang Town Center, Cebu and Subic.  See you there!

Abreeza Mall, Davao.
The Stage.
Style Origins Abreeza host: Mark Nelson.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Denim Haute

Sm Men's Fashion heats up summer with their young denim brand Tank.  Modern cuts, washes and styles come in a wide range of hues fitting for the sizzling days ahead.  Denim is the new sexy in amazing looks to suit your personal style.  Dare to wear as youth takes a seductive spin in these must-have pieces this season.  Hot is haute in swagger like appeal that's all about now.

Photography: Jo Ann Bitagcol
Art Direction, Styling & Post-production:Mike de Guzman & George Palmiano(MGP)
Assisted by: Sheila Marie Danipog 
Grooming: Mark Daniel Familara 
Models: Laurens TolenaarsSamir Ayeb & Earnest 
Ad Agency: IXM 
Shot on location at El Nido, Palawan
Tank is available at SM Mens Fashion

Monday, May 6, 2013

Style Origins: Greenbelt

Once again we return to the biggest retail showcase of collections trendsetting fashion in the Philippines- Style Origins. Participated by more than a hundred brands both local and international, the collective of style present defining narratives of the current cosmopolitan landscape. Manila is indeed fashion forward in this amazing display of wears style setting a contemporary lifestyle. This year's theme centers on the inspirations of fashion. Realities such as travel, family, children, nature among others are defined by celebrities and personalities as the core essence of its origins. Ayala Malls goes beyond skin deep as it unveils the foundations and fundamentals of basic dressing through outstanding expositions of retail fashion.