BPCI Relents and Reaches Out to Filipino Designers

It seems like Pinoy pageant fans are going to get their wish for our Bb Pilipinas queens to be dressed by Filipino designers. Bb Pilipinas released a statement on its Facebook in support… Continue reading

If MJ lastimosa Wore THIS Filipino Designed Red Gown, Would She Have Entered the Top 5 in Miss Universe?

Just saw this article by my friend, journalist Edwin Sallan, about a photo of MJ Lastimosa in a red gown which she posted on her Instagram right after the Miss Universe pageant… and… Continue reading

What Rajo Laurel Would Do If He Designed MJ’s National Costume…

Absolutely Fab, Don’t You Think? Of course Rajo Laurel’s drawing would still have to be created and then fitted by the contestant to see if it really is bongga. But on paper it… Continue reading

Stella Bashers…. Read THIS!

While I disagree with the choice of Bb. Pilipinas to contract foreign designers, it pains me even more to hear the horrible things people are saying about Stella Marquez Araneta because of it.… Continue reading

Did MJ Lastimosa Really Lose the Miss Universe Crown Because of Her Gown?

I don’t know about you but honestly, I’m really tired of seeing our girls compete in the Miss Universe beauty pageant wearing gowns made by a foreign designer. AND I’m even MORE tired over the blame game that… Continue reading

The “Stunning” Loss of Bianca Guidotti?

When I saw an article calling Bianca Guidotti’s non-placement in the Miss International 2014 beauty pageant a ‘stunning’ loss, I shook my head and thought,  what a mean title…  Why use the word… Continue reading

In Defense of “Ang Lihim ni Annasandra”…

When I chanced upon Tito Nester Torre’s article yesterday on the PDI criticizing telenovela scriptwriters, my inner ‘Awok‘ awakened. I was ready to grow tusks, morph into my Razorback-self and eat the nearest… Continue reading

Valerie Weigmann – Destined to Win Miss World Philippines 2014!

Photo from PEP.ph Such awesome news that Fil-German beauty Valerie Weigmann is our new Miss World Philippines 2014 winner! To be honest, I would have been shocked if the TV celebrity and fashion… Continue reading

My New Life as a… KONTRABIDA!

Well, well, well… it seems like my evil plot to rule the world has come one step closer to it’s fruition today, October 6, 2014, with the debut of Ang Lihim ni Annasandra… Continue reading

Meet TEAM RED in Pinay Beauty Queen Academy 2014!

I finally got to spend some time with the Red Team – the 5 pageant-hopefuls that I’m mentoring in Pinay Beauty Queen Academy. The photo above was our very first meeting as a… Continue reading