“I think that the fashion industry truly is glamorous. In a sense, it brings people together and it makes one think about breaking the norms.” (Mavic Castro, MINT MMA-Fashion)
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“What about it?”
This is Angelo Ramirez’s guiding principle as MEGA magazine’s associate editor when he decides what stories to put out for a certain issue. “When you’re young, you’ll think that the pretty things about this job are it. But as you grow older, you’ll start to ask, ‘what now?’ ‘Is there something else?’,” he said, explaining how the allure of fashion sometimes overpowers a magazine’s role as a publication.
The baro’t saya, or if worn by affluent women, the traje de mestiza, consisted of the camison or inner blouse as first layer of cover, topped with baro or the blouse with long and billowy sleeves, and then covered with a panuelo or a starched cloth acting as a shawl to fully cover their once-bare bosoms. They also started to wear ankle-length skirts.