VVS Collective celebrates women from the countryside with pop-rap crossover “Probinsyana”

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  Promising hip-hop quartet VVS Collective pays tribute to the women of the countryside whose distinct looks, effortless grace, and captivating intelligence redefine conventional standards of beauty. On their lilting anthem “ Probinsyana ,” the rap crew delivers a romantic serenade for every ‘country’ lass who took their breath away in recent years. “ Probinsyana is a feel-good track which many Filipinos can relate to,” the group describes the appeal of their latest single. “It’s about searching and pursuing that dream girl who lives in the suburbs or the province. It expounds on the qualities of a province girl who’s simple yet has everything you’re looking for in a girl. With the thousands of islands that the Philippines has, the track will surely transcend to all Probinsyanas all over the country.” What makes it extra special is their attempt to take a stand against urbanite snobbery and Manila-centrism in a song that celebrates women of all kinds, regardless of their geogra

Arielle Agasang Celebrates Homage to Fashion Legendary

 Presented by Philippine Academy of Aesthetic and Age Management Medicine, Inc. (PAAAMI), Skinnovate, Allencabs Writing Lights, Fernando’s Bakery, VJ Original Kojic Soap and Holistic Integrative Care Center, A-list Filipino fashion designer Arielle Agasang celebrated his 50th birthday with a two hour fashion show that showcased and emphasized his trademark in the field of fashion, last June 14, 2018 at the Resorts World Manila Newport Plaza.
The muses and mannequins of both gender, graced and paraded wearing both new and classic collections and creations from the House of Agasang Haute Couture tailored into three segments ( Ang Alamat Ng Masikap, Ang Alamat Ng Sining at Alamat Ni Malakas At Maganda), "Ang Alamat Ng Limampu," a tribute to Filipino greatness, who made contributions to society whether publicly or silently, even ordinary Juan dela Cruzes who became his partners in promoting style and grace through his clothes over the years and the people who have a rightful claim to be called legends in their own right.
Jed Madela
In attendance at the strictly by invitation show are real life couple Tonton Gutierrez and Glydel Mercado, World Champion singer Jed Madela who slayed the night with his powerful rendition of "This Is The Moment" from the musical Jekyll & Hyde, actor Rafael Rossel, thespian Ima Castro, Gail Blanco-Viduya, Ana Ramsey, Shanaia Gomez, 5th GEN, Mutya Ng Pilipinas President Hemilyn Escudero-Tamayo, former Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno, Mrs. Philippines-Globe 2016 Dra. Fritzie Lexdy Noche, Jam Ventosa, Bene Tan, Nico Raymundo, Gerome Bongco among others.

Text by Gilbert Kim Sancha
Photos by Edmund Chua

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