B/PROUD: A Bench/ Pride Month Special– Part 1 of 4

You can’t deny the strength in numbers—strength necessary for a war that’s surprisingly still fought today. When Philippine church and state think homosexuality can be suppressed and many Filipinos consider it a joke, it helps to present a reality that’s clear, vivid, and as solid as the number 100. The B/PROUD campaign was born from […]

B/SEEN: Marvin Conanan of CHIEF Clothing

More than leading by style, Marvin Conanan opts to lead a positive lifestyle through it. His men’s streetwear label, CHIEF, beams don’t-worry-be-happy vibes through t-shirts with printed dictums like “Life’s a Beach” and “Take a Dip.” “The main concept behind the brand is to promote a positive and inspiring lifestyle,” says Chief’s chief, Marvin, whose […]

B/SEEN: Candy Mag Fashion Ed Sam Potenciano

While the summer heat calls for dressing down, Sam Potenciano shows you don’t have to lose your cool. Recently, B/BLOG strolled through Makati’s Washington SyCip Park and ran into Candy Magazine’s Associate Fashion Editor, who layered a relaxed denim jacket over a silk shirt with a kicky pattern. The result is a luxe casual look […]

B/SEEN: New York Personal Shopper Christine Braganza

Visiting from New York is Christine Braganza, a personal shopper at high-end shopping spot Saks Fifth Avenue. Wearing a navy-black Herbench combo that showed off legs for days, Christine stood out strolling down Bonifacio High Street—especially in the extra-chic Valentino heels she towered in. Having helped dress everyone from football stars to the Big Apple’s […]

WHAT’S IN STORE: Kelly Misa & Patty Laurel at Vero Moda

With clothes that strut fiercely between work-appropriate and party-proper, Danish brand Vero Moda has redefined the words “power play.” At the brand’s launch in SM’s Mega Fashion Hall last week, it wasn’t hard to spot the sort of women who embody both ambition and a sense of adventure. Two women who balance wifedom, work priorities, […]