I am thrilled to be part of another beautiful issue by Vault Magazine, which this time pays homage to classic style for men. (Why there isn’t a local magazine of this caliber for women, I seriously don’t know.) The cover features a handsome pair of Carmina brogues (photographed by either Ocs Alvarez, Pat Mateo, or Philip Sison) and was designed by Vault’s young-but-brilliant art director, Karl Castro. In his introduction to this great piece of work, editor-in-chief David Celdran writes: “… Those looking for the…Continue Reading “The Elements of Men’s Style: A Visual Guide to Classic Dressing (Vault Magazine’s special style issue)”

You can’t take the girl out of the world’s most awarded airline. VAULT takes an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of what it takes to be a Singapore Girl Writer: Niña Terol-Zialcita | Photographer: Pat Mateo   Being a Singapore Girl is a dream come true for many women. The name given to the flight attendants of Singapore Airlines was coined by French designer Pierre Balmain in 1972, when he was commissioned to update the airline’s Malay Sarong Kebaya uniform. Since then, the name has come to stand for Asian…Continue Reading “How a Singapore Girl flies (Vault)”