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Strike A Pose 4 by Gil Macaibay III

Gil Macaibay III, tagged as the Prince of Haute Couture, staged a Strike A Pose 4 fashion show held at Grand Caprice Ballroom, Limketkai Center last May 28, 2017 at 7:00 in the evening. It showcased his creations worn by his GilEx and Professional models as well as new ‘graduates’ of his summer workshop.

The fashion show was very well attended even though it was not held at the mall like the previous years. Media from different sectors were there to cover the event as well as seasoned photographers.

As the show started, I could hear the oohs and the aahs coming from the audience when the models started walking the ramp, wearing Gil Macaibay’s creations.

First batch of models to come out wore the White Collections. The male models wore white pants and shirts in different styles. And even though they were made to look ‘futuristic’ with their added accessories, the result was cool and not ‘baduy’. The female models wearing white dresses looked like goddesses. It was hard which dress to pick because they were all creatively beautiful.

Next batch to come out was the Striped Collection. I have to admit I’m not much of a fan of stripes but I was surprise to see what I saw. The collection looked so appealing to my eyes that I was looking for more striped-clothed models to come out. I even have some favorites below:

Red Collection was the next batch to come on stage but I might be a bit bias for saying that these are beautiful collections because Red is my favourite color <3
The models looked so sexy yet elegant, to think some of them were covered. The male models looked trendy in their black and red attire. The accessories they wore added more attraction to their ensemble. It reminded me of Transformer but in a good way.

Other models wore a combination of red and black clothes while others wore all black. The high-fashion clothes they wore looked classy, sexy and sassy. You will never go out of place if you wear them in a party.


The Ciao Bella collection was fun, youthful and cute to look at. I regretted I only captured few good pictures because of lighting problem. This collection is suitable to wear not only during summer but anytime of the year.

Gil Macaibay’s Girl collection and his signature haute couture were the last to be presented that night. My jaw just dropped when I saw the intricate details of each dress. I knew then why he was called the Prince of Haute couture. The clothes were beautifully made and not hastily done, obviously made out of passion.

Congratulations to Gil Macaibay and team for a very successful fashion show. The place was beautifully-decorated and the show was very organized. Overall, it was fun and it was truly a night to remember.

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Dress by Guess

Chloe was wearing an orange-y floral Guess dress with black lining, in this picture. I actually bought this dress for myself but realized that this suits her well and it’s perfect for her personality. Chloe was at first hesitant to wear this because she was more of a jeans-and-shirt type of kid lately. But because she joined a school play last March, where they were required to wear party but short dresses, she instantly picked this dress. So I should say, this dress saved her from all the hassles, hehe.

Anyway, I bought this dress at Guess store at Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro. I dunno if they still have stocks left but this was bought early 2016. The cloth was super comfortable and it came with 2 tassels to tie around the neck/chest area. Do you like this dress, too?

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Cosplaying Gogo Tomago

My eldest daughter trying her best to get that Gogo Tomago look :-p

For those not familiar with Gogo, she’s one of the characters from the movie Big Hero 6. Gogo is said to be stoic and strong, tough and athletic, smart, tomboyish, defiant, spunky, loyal, sarcastic, protective, sassy, hot-tempered, opinionated and compassionate.

And her appearance is said to be slender, fair skin, pink lips, short black hair with violet streaks, lavender eye shadow, brown eyes.

Her name may be Gogo but I just learned that her real name is Ethel.

Anyways, did my daughter get the look?—or at least a little of it? I guess she needs to put on a lavender streak to achieve the Gogo Tomago look 😉

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Dressy Day for Zoe

My youngest daughter loves wearing pretty dresses. She loves wearing fashion necklace and bracelets, too! So imagine her happiness when she saw this new Lemon Kiss dress for her. You can see it in her smile how she loves her Outfit of the Day 🙂
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