Ever wonder how your favorite stars manage to put together their paparazzi-ready looks despite their busy schedules? Well, they don't.
Starting this week, we zoom in on the top celebrity stylists responsible for having your idols’ names up on the best dressed list, and we’re kicking it off with the stylish sisters Kim and Boop Yap. Their signature style had celebrities like Kim Chiu, Julia Barretto and Kristine Hermosa gunning for the best liked #OOTDs on social media. Read on to find out more about this fashionable duo.
Known for their classic and sophisticated style, the Yap sisters are taking the styling industry by storm with well-loved celebrities up their sleeves. Their most notable clients include Kim Chiu, Julia Barretto, Kristine Hermosa, Ruffa Gutierrez, Richard Gutierrez, Sarah Lahbati, Kaye Abad, and even the UAAP hotties Jeron and Jeric Teng.
ON BEING STYLISTS...
How long have you been working in the styling industry?
We have been stylists for five years already.
How did you start your career as stylists?
Our first big break came about when we met Kaye Abad at a shoot. And then from there our clientele grew and we really feel blessed and happy that up till this day it’s still growing.
How would you describe your style?
It would be versatile, clean, and classic.
A trend you’d never want to sport?
Boop: Clogs and Crocs
Who are your style icons?
Kim: Mary Kate Olsen, Blake Lively, Victoria Beckham
Boop: Ashley Olsen, Nicole Warne, Rachel Zoe
What are the must-haves inside your vanity kit?
Kim: Blush, mascara, and concealer
Boop: Blush, lip balm, and eyelash curler
What’s a closet staple you can’t live without?
Kim: A nice pair of jeans
Boop: A white crisp shirt and dark-washed jeans
What’s the first thing you notice in a girl’s outfit?
Boop: Her shoes
THIS or THAT?
Laidback or Glam?
Plain or Printed?
Coffee or Tea?
Hair up or Hair down?
Kim: Hair up
Boop: Hair down
Audrey Hepburn or Marilyn Monroe?
Both: Audrey Hepburn
Photos from @kimiyap and @boopyap on Instagram