Pals in fashion and for lifetime. The Manila Situations editor Tessa Mauricio-Arriola is humbled to be an honoree at Monday’s awards between the likes of revered manner designers Frederick Peralta and Fanny Serrano. Peralta designed her dreamy wedding gown, and Serrano labored his hair and makeup magic on her wedding day in 2006.
The Manila Periods congratulates its extremely have multimedia maven Tessa Mauricio-Arriola for her choice as just one of the distinguished honorees at the inaugural version of Philippine Fashion Circle Awards.
The concurrent editor for Way of living and Amusement and The Sunday Periods Journal has long been an advocate of Philippine style and area designers considering the fact that joining the publication in 1999. In simple fact, her extremely initially column was devoted to vogue and attractiveness and intendedly titled “Hemlines & Punchlines,” which fittingly captured her trademark creating model that is insightful, witty, entertaining and at instances a tad little bit quirky.
Her column’s level of popularity quickly led to an give from the administration of Radio Veritas to sign up for a morning speak demonstrate sometime in the late ’90s. Then radio station manager Fr. Anton Pascual requested her to share trend and attractiveness suggestions each individual weekday, which Tessa admitted was a obstacle.
A further pricey good friend, seasoned hair and makeup artist Bambbi Fuentes, is also a PH Circle Awards honoree. Putting on a different Frederick Peralta, the editor’s glance was polished off by Fuentes on a specific birthday celebration.
“I requested Fr. Anton then, ‘Don’t you believe it will be tough to give style and magnificence suggestions devoid of a visible component?’ When he told me, ‘Pray about it, dear,’ how else could I not do it appropriate?” she recalled with a chuckle.
Titled “Style, Elegance, Atbp,” the segment ran for a excellent selection of a long time and, of class, generally provided the promotion of Philippine designers and their get the job done.
As of late, Tessa has turned in excess of the protection of vogue and natural beauty gatherings to her charming and lean and imply Way of life and Amusement team, led by Asst. Editor Christina Alpad, Senior Reporter Iza Iglesias, and researcher Shennah Romanillos, as she oversees the segment, The Sunday Occasions Magazine and crosses about to creating and hosting primary content material for The Manila Times site and social media platforms. Nonetheless, when time permits, she will bounce at the possibility to feature the countless fount of fashion designers and splendor purveyors, especially so when good close friends and fellow honorees like her dear Frederick “Aunt Frida” Peralta, and substantially cherished Fanny “TF” Serrano and Bambbi Fuentes just take on the glamorous spotlight.
“Which is why I resolved to title my current column ‘The T-Zone’ — it someway has that reference to splendor and vogue however, while allowing for me to write about nearly anything that falls less than my radar.”
Normally touted a fashionista in her personal ideal, Tessa nevertheless blushes at the compliment and has this to say about the Philippine Fashion Circle Award’s recognition, “I am really humbled by this award and am grateful that my decades of genuinely having fun with chronicling the is effective of our extremely own style geniuses has somehow contributed to the ongoing progress and renown of Philippine vogue.”