My Third Article for Pinay.com: Beatriz Founder Shows Path to Success

My third article for Pinay.com  is out! Hope you all enjoy the article…. _______________________________ Carissa Cruz-Evangelista was a public servant before she launched a successful business in Manila. As a fashion and jewelry designer, she works closely with local Philippine craftsmen, designers and artists to make beautiful accessories and bags. Her Beatriz label is classic, elegant, edgy and worn by…

Models are made!

  I stumbled upon this great video at my Google+ stream. Many young teenagers compare themselves with the glamorous images of models they see in print media. In the fashion photo shoot, Stephan Bollinger discussed what impact this has to some girls, and how it can influence their self confidence, self image and self esteem. He decided…

*Tippi Ocampo* » Flutterby Shoe by Lady San Pedro

*Tippi Ocampo* » Flutterby Shoe by Lady San Pedro. A first time shoe designer, won a prestigious award from Cinderthriller, an international shoe design competition. It was organized by Alberto Guardiani and i-D online. With passion and determination, she submitted her design and was chosen as one of the top 10. Later on, won! Congrats…

Lancôme and YouTube Phenom, Michelle Phan

Originally posted on High Fashion Social:
I always have wondered how people wade through millions and millions of videos to find a few they like and share with friends.  How does one video stand out from a clutter of millions to go viral? How does any one “YouTuber” get millions of views when there may…

Salvacion Lim Higgins Philippine Haute Couture 1947-1990’s

Salvacion was born on Jan. 28, 1922, in Legaspi, Albay, to a Chinese-Filipino family of artistic abilities. Her father painted and did calligraphy on his spare time while her mother was a frustrated architect who wove her own fabrics and designed and embroidered her own ternos (A Filipino National Dress). As a child, Salvacion began…