Thursday, May 15, 2014

T A L E N T S O F T O D A Y featuring Don Protasio



Photo from Don Protasio's Facebook.



Name:

Don Protasio


Age: 

35


Birthplace: 

Roxas City, Capiz


Ethnic Origin: 

Filipino/Asian


Creative field and what’s about it: 
I design clothing and I also edit a Cambodian fashion magazine.

 
Mori Boy. Photographed by Edrick Bruel. Styled by Mike Magallanes.


Hobbies:
Thrift shopping

 Favorite Food:
Tofu

Favorite Movie:
a documentary about Yohji Yamamoto by Wim Wenders called ' Notebook On Cities & Clothes'

Favorite Song as of the Moment:
 'Wasting My Young Years' by London Grammar

Favorite Book:
'God Of Small Things' by Arundhati Roy

 
Photographed by Chem Vuth Sovin. Styled by Fousing Sem. Outfits & accessories by Don Protasio. Grooming by Viche Ka. Assisted by Theap Vannii & JC. Model | Rodrigo Gomes at PMX Models by PlusMax | A1 Models. Location | PlusMaxStudios. ©2014 PlusMax Group Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

What are your major influence or aesthetics?: Minimalism, 90's, Belgian and Japanese designers & Helmut Lang. Helmut Lang is my favorite designer.

What is your biggest fear?:
Not being able to express myself.

What is your dream country to visit?: 
Iceland

What was the last dream you remember?: 
I shopped a whole rack of Yohji Yamamoto.

Do you have any Guilty Pleasures?: 
Buying books and magazines.

 
SPRING/SUMMER 2014 'MONKS IN RIOT' WOMENSWEAR. http://donprotasio.yolasite.com/collection.php.

How did you started what you are doing:
I made clothes for myself.

Favorite Fashion Icon: 
Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons

If you will be featured in any magazine, what it would be: 
Vogue US

What’s your most memorable fashion moment so far: 
Everyday is a fashion moment.

What’s your favorite fashion city and why?: Paris, the fashion capital of the world!

 
SPRING/SUMMER 2014 'MONKS IN RIOT' WOMENSWEAR at http://donprotasio.yolasite.com.

Whom do you want to dress, style, or photograph in the future?: 
Tilda Swinton

Who else do you want to collaborate with in the future?:
I want to collaborate with Comme des Garcons.

Advice for other up and coming creative on your field: 
Everyday is a minefield for learning. Read books and acquire new learnings!

Fashion Mantra: 
You are what you wear.

Aside from what you are doing now, what else you want to do/achieve?: 
Have another store.

 
One of his outstanding daily looks.
 

One word to describe yourself:

Conflicted

 
Twitter name:
@donprotasio

Instagram name: 
DONPROTASIO

Other pages/blog:  



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Jernih

Sunday, May 11, 2014

T A L E N T S O F T O D A Y featuring Mariz Dizon


 
Mariz Dizon photographed by Manny Fontanilla.


Name:

Mariz Dizon


Age:

23


Birthplace:

Long Beach, California


Ethnic Origin:

1/3 Japanese, 2/3 Filipino 


Creative Field and what about it: 
I'm a professional make-up artist to celebrities and supermodels. I make them realize their beauty and help them fulfill the image they want to achieve. 

 
Photographed by Royce G. Centeno. Styled by Aldrin Ramos. Hair and Make-up by Mariz Dizon. Model | Christine Balaguer.




Hobbies:
Swimming, cooking, shopping, reading. browsing the web, make-up

Favorite food:
French macaroons

Favorite Movie:
Waking Life

Favorite Song:
Anyone Else But You by The Moldy Peaches

Favorite Book:
Looking for Alaska by John Green 

 
Photographed and Styled by Manny Fontanilla. Groomed by Mariz Dizon. Model | DaDa WoLf.



What are your major influence or aesthetics?:
Wabi-sabi - the Japanese concept which explains that for one thing to be of beauty, it has to be broken somehow. There must be obvious flaws along with the assets. People has to be seen that way, imperfect and flawed, battered and broken, but beautiful. One of my biggest influences would be The Pat McGrath. :)


What is your Biggest fear:
I always consider fear to be a distraction from completely fulfilling one's purpose. there has never been a single fear in my life that has been too great. I never allow fear to overcome me.

What is your dream country to visit?:
Italy

What was the last dream you remember?: 
I'm talking with my Brazillian friend inside a coffee shop.

Guilty pleasures:
Binge eating

 
T H O M A S N O R D E R.Photographed by MJ Suayan. Grromed by Mariz Dizon. Model | Thomas Norder.

How did you started what you are doing:
It has always been my dream to be a make-up artist. It has been in my heart for so long so last year I took my chance to pursue it

 Favorite Fashion Icon:
Audrey Hepburn 

If you will be featured in any magazine, what it would be:
 American Vogue

What’s your most memorable fashion moment so far: 
 Working with Michael Cinco's 5inco de Matador 2013 collection 

What’s your favorite fashion city and why?: 
Paris. It is the fashion capital of the world.

 
A TINGE OF YELLOW. Photographed by MJ Suayan. Groomed by Mariz Dizon. Model | Marii Apelo.
 
Whom do you want to groom in the future?:
Madonna, Kate Middleton

Who else do you want to collaborate with in the future?:
Karl Lagerfeld

Advice for other up and coming creative on your field:
 Always keep in mind that your talent has to be used for a greater purpose, far beyond earning and being famous. It is all about working on your passion for the greater good and paying it forward

Fashion Mantra:
Always work towards your greater purpose.

Aside from what you are doing now, what else you want to do/achieve?: 
Do make-up for New York Fashion Week
  
 
Photographed by Mj Suayan. Eyewear by Rocky Gathercole. Hair by Mariz Dizon. Make-up by Shen De Guia. Model| Manuela Basilio of Cal Carrie's Int. Philippines.


 One word to describe myself:
Purpose-driven

Twitter Name:
--

Instagram Name:
marizdizonmua

Other pages/blog/email:

makeupbymariz@yahoo.com



Love,
Jernih