Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo

Deni is Lifestyle and Entertainment Editor for Philstar.com. She is the author of best-selling PSICOM book "Mukhang Artista: 100+ Celebrities on Beauty and Makeup," and upcoming sequels "Katawang Artista: 100+ Celebrities on Diet and Fitness," and "Pormang Artista: 100+ Celebrities on Fashion and Style."

She used to write for The Daily Tribune, where she had a fashion and beauty column, Style Denizen. She also wrote for The STAR, Manila Standard Today, The Manila Times, K: the Kris Aquino Magazine, Meg, Mega and Wedding Essentials, among others. She also served as editor and styled photo shoots for magazines such as Area, Cradle, Bounce and Love Life by Pro-Life Philippines.

She is a co-recipient of four Catholic Mass Media Awards and received citation from a national Swatch accessories design competition. CNNgo recognized CommuniTrip.com, a travel website were she was the editor, as one of the top travel sites in the world.

She finished a course in Management of Luxury Brands and Companies from Universita Bocconi in Milan, Italy. She obtained Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, cum laude, from the University of Santo Tomas; and has Master in Communication Research and Broadcast Journalism units from the University of the Philippines-Diliman. As a fashion and accessories designer, she also has an associate degree in patternmaking and dressmaking from Slim's Fashion and Arts School.

Follow her on Instagram (@deni._.bernardo) and her past works in her blog, Styledenizen.blogspot.com.

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How Claudine Barretto lost 60 lbs for TV comeback
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - August 12, 2022 - 3:56pm
The Philippines’ drama princess and so-called “Optimum Star” Claudine Barretto is back on TV and with a “revenge body” to boot.
Anne Curtis remembers ‘almost mom’ Cherie Gil
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - August 10, 2022 - 12:54pm
Anne, the streaming platform’s endorser, spoke fondly about her “almost mom” Cherie.
Wil Dasovich breaks silence over Alodia Gosiengfiao engagement
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - August 10, 2022 - 12:00pm
Wil Dasovich seemed unbothered by recent news that his girlfriend of four years, fellow YouTube sensation Alodia Gosiengfiao, is now engaged to another man only months after dating the new guy.
Wil Dasovich represents Philippines in ‘Squid Game’-style global competition
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - August 10, 2022 - 11:24am
After “Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7” (PBB) last 2017, former PBB housemate Wil Dasovich will participate in another reality TV series – only this time, the series is more like the hit survival shows...
‘My true screen partner’: Sharon Cuneta mourns Cherie Gil’s passing
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - August 6, 2022 - 9:29am
Sharon mourns not only Cherie’s passing, but also because Philippine cinema has lost another legend.
Cherie Gil dies, Sid Lucero confirms
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - August 5, 2022 - 10:07pm
Actress Cherie Gil passed away at 5 p.m. today, talent manager and Cherie’s friend Anabelle Rama posted on Instagram. Cherie was 59.
Arabian Nights: Desert glamping in Ras Al Khaimah
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - August 5, 2022 - 4:13pm
For those looking for unique glamping experiences, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is the coolest of United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) seven emirates, making it one of the most popular glamping sites in the Middle East.&n...
How to turn plastic trash into free grocery items
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - August 4, 2022 - 1:38pm
All these, Piedad said, are for championing sustainable and mindful retailing.
Cory Aquino Mahjong scene: Giselle Sanchez responds to backlash
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - August 2, 2022 - 4:07pm
Actress Giselle Sanchez marked Cory’s death anniversary by explaining why she accepted to portray the former president in controversial flick “Maid in Malacañang.”
Live updates: Binibining Pilipinas 2022
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - July 31, 2022 - 9:00pm
Forty Filipinas will showcase their beauty, intelligence, and grace as they battle it out to win four coveted Bb. Pilipinas titles in this year's coronation night held in Smart Araneta Coliseum in Araneta City, Quezon...
‘DC League of Super-Pets’ review: 5 reasons to watch
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - July 28, 2022 - 11:57am
I’m not the paw parent type. We had three turtles during the height of the pandemic – Leonardo, Rafael and Donatello, and a fighter fish – Michelangelo, but I never cared for them for over a year...
In photos: Celebrities, politicians grace Marcos' 1st SONA 2022 red carpet
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - July 25, 2022 - 5:49pm
From political statements to modern creations by the country’s top designers, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s first State of the Nation Address today did not disappoint — in terms of style.
‘This is now’: Heart Evangelista on SONA 2022 OOTD
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - July 25, 2022 - 10:41am
Actress Heart Evangelista showed her red carpet entry hours before the first State of the Nation Address of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. today.
Blind Filipino students feel pandemic, inflation crunch: 3 ways to help
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - July 22, 2022 - 5:06pm
As the country marks National Disability Prevention and Rehab Week this week and for the incoming first State of the Nation Address of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday, the National...
Philippine National School for the Blind: A virtual tour
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - July 22, 2022 - 5:04pm
Ever wondered how the blind do face-to-face classes? Here's a peek into PNSB's "new normal":
Rising fuel prices? Brands share sustainability practices to save money, energy
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - July 12, 2022 - 10:48am
Here are some best practices from these companies that individuals can adopt in their daily life — as a means of saving the planet while saving money.
How to access exclusive adidas collaborations with Gucci, Balenciaga
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - July 8, 2022 - 1:59pm
Ever since global brands adidas and Gucci rolled out their collaboration collection in Milan Fashion Week last February, many fans have been asking: Would it be available in our country?
Health, beauty hacks: 10 ways to save using household products
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - July 5, 2022 - 2:00pm
Like how salt and baking soda can be used beyond flavoring food, here are some new releases that could prove practical for everyday life – in more ways than one:
Kris Aquino shares health updates during Marcos inauguration: Getting COVID-19, chemotherapy
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - July 1, 2022 - 10:28am
Just like Marcos Jr. who had his inaugural speech, Aquino also had a long written speech about her current condition, accompanied by photos and videos of her family, particularly her brother, the late President Benigno...
In photos: Tahanang Walang Hagdan to mark 50th anniversary
by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo - June 30, 2022 - 5:06pm
Less than a hundred PWD and non-PWD personnel, some living in the compound’s dormitories, work and thrive to be physically and financially independent in the compound’s workshops for medicine packaging,...
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