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We take you from north of the Philippines to North America.
Quoting J.R.R. Tolkien, "Not all those who wander are lost." See where we found ourselves basking in the summer sun—or, well, playing with snow. ANNA CANLAS, Editor in ChiefDestination: Olympic Sculpture Park, SeattleWeather: 18°C, Mostly Cloudy#OOTD: Sleeveless in Seattle. (Trademark tank top, Madewell silk midi skirt,

#throwback Thursday: Our First Beauty Product

Style Bible editors gush about their initiation to vanity.
Apart from puberty-related changes (red days, zits, and growth spurts), using a beauty product proved to be an essential step in becoming a full-grown lady—similar to  a rite of passage. Back then, experimenting with makeup and skincare made us feel in control,

The Editors' Love Affair

We're having an affair. Read on to find out with what.
With fashion, that is. In fact, this has been going on for years and nope, we’re not apologizing for it. Though we’re not exactly contented as we find ourselves wanting more, we see no reason to hide such madness. In all respects,

Staff Challenge: Closet Swap

See how the Style Bible editors worked around a piece from someone else's closet.
While we like to try out trends, we still have specific items that we either gravitate to or completely avoid. And because fashion girls are always up for a challenge, we decided to pair up and make our partner wear something far

Ask An Editor: Behind The Outfits

The Style Bible girls take you behind the scenes of the making of their Preview Ball dresses.
Before you start, know that it really takes a village; as any editor will attest, rare is the occasion that we roll out of bed and look red carpet-worthy. We are though extremely lucky to have lots of friends to help us

Editors' Picks: Preview Ball Mood Board

We share our outfit inspirations for the year's biggest fashion party.
Every year, as soon as we decide on a theme for the Preview Ball, we already start looking for things to inspire us to create the perfect look. The theme this time around is all about fun footwear, so read on as

Nikki's Favorite Things

The Mall’s Managing Editor gives a rundown of her summer wardrobe essentials.
When it comes to stocking up for the warm-weather months, I tend to favor relaxed, breezy, and comfortable pieces; but that doesn’t mean sticking to my white tank tops, flip-flops, and shorts. As serving of dreamy summer palette, striking prints, and pretty

Staff Challenge: Print-on-print

The gloomy weather is no excuse for a drab outfit, as Editors up the ante with of-the-moment prints.
"I shook things up a bit by mixing two equally bold patterns—dragonfly-print and Jacquard—in contrasting yet complementing colors. I went all-out-unexpected by slipping into a pair of bright-hued heels."Nikki Santiago, Managing Editor, TheMall.phTop, Mango. Trousers, Topshop. Sandals, Zara"Looking at my closet, I

Nikki's 30 Days, 30 Ways

The Challenge: to create outfits from just 30 pieces for a whole month.
WHAT I LEARNED1. It's perfectly fine to repeat clothes as long as you style them differently. Accessories are the key to giving your wardrobe pieces a new life.2. Hair styling and makeup can actually positively change the overall vibe of your look.3.