Dear Younger Self
by Audrey N. Carpio - March 20, 2015 - 12:00am
Your youth was an exploration of identity. To your parents, it was a series of mistakes and bad choices.
Wherever I may roam
by Audrey N. Carpio - April 11, 2014 - 12:00am
Instagram’s sole purpose is to make people envious of your meals, your outfits and your workouts, but most especially your holidays. You’ll hit the “like” jackpot if you manage to combine...
Local weaves, light colors and loose shapes evoke summer
by Audrey N. Carpio - November 8, 2013 - 12:00am
To be honest, I don't really know how I'm supposed to judge fashion. Should the criteria be on wearability or unbridled creativity? On what the market wants, on what the market needs, or on what the market is able...
When YStyle was young
by Audrey N. Carpio - August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Ten years of YStyle roughly equals 520 Wednesday nights spent at the Port Area, divided by a handful of women with very different approaches to fashion.
10 things you didn’t know about creativity
by Audrey N. Carpio - August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
Dr. Joe Adam Fry works for Google  you know, that tech company that comes up with seasonally appropriate logos on your browser’s homepage?
Runway success
by Audrey N. Carpio - June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
She’s the second eldest among a hustle of Herreras, barely a year younger than Teresa, the model-turned-art consultant for Solaire, followed by Rosario, editor of Status magazine and owner of Greyone Social,...
by Audrey N. Carpio - April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
The year before she went full veg, Bianca Mabanta decided to go all out and then never look back.
Meet the man responsible for the retro eyewear trend
by Audrey N. Carpio - February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
Oliver Peoples arguably started the whole hipster-nerd eyewear trend, back in the ‘80s when the prevailing looks were super-futuristic and, well, ‘80s.
Gifts for the road-tripper
by Audrey N. Carpio - December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
You might consider anything longer than four hours in a moving vehicle as pure torture, but there are those who will choose the circuitous scenic route over the drab highway that shortcuts through the land anyt...
Ethereal ‘ghostly’ lace at Lesley Mobo
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
The MOA Arena was transformed into a cavernous elegant dinner hall with a huge wraparound stage, while Mabolo floral centerpieces and gauzy white curtains that blocked off the bleachers removed the “sting”...
A farm enchanted by the spirit of social enterprise
by Audrey N. Carpio - October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
Spending a weekend at a “farm” is a pretty vogue thing to do for urbanites needing a detox fix, organic vegan cuisine and esoteric spa therapies.
In Puerto Princesa, reproductive health from the ground up
by Audrey N. Carpio - August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
The RH storm has temporarily abated, but expect it to intensify again in the coming weeks or months.
Preserving the oceans, one moisturizer at a time
by Audrey N. Carpio - July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Recent events of the tragic and contentious kind have brought our attention to the oceans.
Band of Brother: Joe Jonas goes solo
by Audrey N. Carpio - May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
Another tween idol comes of age in the spotlight, and all eyes are on the transformation from wholesome Disney product to daring musical artiste. Miley, Britney, Justin and their ilk all went through the process,...
Objects of everyday beauty, at Ava.ph
by Audrey N. Carpio - May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Online shopping in the Philippines is coming of age, and thank God.
Party frocks are in the house tonight
by Audrey N. Carpio - May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
Metrowear has always been more than just a fashion show, fusing entertainment, live music and celebrities — and sometimes this has complemented the clothes or provided distraction from it.
At Zalora.com, the shops are always open
by Audrey N. Carpio - May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
There was a time when I lived in New York that I did all my shopping online.
Days roll into nights with the new lounge-itude
by Audrey N. Carpio - March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
The innerwear-as-outerwear look, and its close relative, sleepwear-as-outerwear, is a trend that resurfaces from time to time, depending on the economy and the arrival of spring, unless of course you are Hugh Hefner...
Here comes the crash
by Audrey N. Carpio - January 6, 2012 - 12:00am
So you overstuffed yourself on lechon, again, over the holidays.
Art and chefs collab for a hipster Christmas dinner
by Audrey N. Carpio - December 23, 2011 - 12:00am
There’s nothing traditional about the corner space in The Collective, the one with handpainted signs done in vintage fonts and little surprises lurking in every nook like mismatched teacups, an old park bench...
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