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Bangkok 2013

Sharing here photos from my October 2013 trip to the bustling city of the Land of Smiles - Bangkok, Thailand.







at Jim Thompson House












Sigh Styles for SunStar's Concept: Grunge Throwback

I was tasked again to do a photo shoot for Sunstar newspaper fashion spread on GRUNGE Fashion.  It was officially published on October 18, 2013.
The next 5 pictures made it on print.
'The most important event in 1990s fashion was the rise of Grunge fashion in 1992. Grunge fashion was influenced by grunge music, which achieved mainstream popularity in 1992, due to the mainstream success of Nirvana and their hit single Smells Like Teen Spirit. The grunge style resulted in a decline in bright colours, and was dominated by plaid flannel shirts, stonewashed blue jeans, and dark colours like maroon, forest green, indigo, and brown. White and black were also popular colours in grunge style. It was considered the most depressing, angst filled style.  via wikipedia

Grunge fashion popularized Doc Martens style shoes and boots, and high-top sneakers in red, indigo, forest green, and black (such as Chuck Taylor All-Stars). It emphasized long hair, which most teen and pre-teen girls already had, a…

Sigh Styles for SunStar's Concept: MAKING THE BRAID

I was tasked again by SunStar to do another photo shoot, this time on different hair braid styles.  And definitely I said YES. I had no problem as to who will be my muse as I already had prior talks with one of the daughter's of my mom's friend.  Her name is MARY GRACE and she's really prepared for modeling, with that ideal statuesque, with long sleek hair, pristine white skin, lean yet chic figure and that pretty face. And she's another add-on to Sigh Style's list of break-out talents.

I prepared 8 hair braid styles and 3 hair stylists for this shoot. We completed the photo shoot in 4 hours. Only 5 hair braid styles were featured in SunStar's August 16, 2013 issue in Shopping Bag spread.

1. FULL CROWN BRAID

2. THE SIDE-SWEPT HIPPIE BRAID
3. THE FISHTAIL BRAID

4. SEMI-PUNK BRAID (I just named this)
5th HAIR BRAID STYLE

6. MODERN MILK MAID BRAID
7. CHINESE-INSPIRED BRAID
8. WATERFALL BRAID
As I said, among the 8 hair braid styles, only the first 5 styles were featured. The …