Featured Creatives

An Interview with Bound for Style’s Creative Director

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An Interview with Bound for Style’s Creative Director

Although he started off with a film camera many years ago, Bound for Style’s creative director Gemree Mangilit has come to embrace the advancements of digital photography. Fast forward to today, Gemree has earned years of valuable experience shooting fashion, conceptual, events, and even cosplays. Reflected in his work are his visions that are simultaneously striking yet believable. Anyone these days can take photos with a camera and call themselves a photographer, but what makes them stand out? Gemree shares with us his thoughts onwhat makes a photographer an artist, the difficulties photographers face, and how he continually improves in...

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Exclusive Interview with Beauty and Fashion Photographer Benedict Titan Salvacion

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Exclusive Interview with Beauty and Fashion Photographer Benedict Titan Salvacion

It seems like there is a whole new reality when you are looking at the world through a lens. Photographers are masters of playing with the light, the environment, and a subject to show people how can beauty can be interpreted in different ways. In beauty and fashion photography, this ability to show the many faces of beauty works like an imperative. A model is more than just the garment, the hairdo, or the style that they are trying to sell. Each article of clothing or haircut or colour is a story that is waiting to be told — and...

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Bound for Style Brand Ambassadors: Mehdi Moussaoui Up Close

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Bound for Style Brand Ambassadors: Mehdi Moussaoui Up Close

Every client is a VIP– at least that’s the minimum treatment clients get from French hair artist Mehdi Moussaoui. He has been in the industry for over 28 years, and his spectacular work has taken him around the world including Morocco, the United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia. Currently based in the Philippines, Mehdi is our Bound for Style brand ambassador who has brought the highly sought-after French touch to the local beauties. Why do you think you decided to become a hair stylist? I’ve wanted to become a hairstylist since I was kid because my parents’ friend was a hair salon owner, so...

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Bound for Style Brand Ambassadors: Erich Caparas Up Close

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Bound for Style Brand Ambassadors: Erich Caparas Up Close

Anyone can take pictures and call themselves a photographer these days. These people would learn a lot from multi-award winning master photographer Erich Caparas, FMPA at the Master Photographers Association, UK and Bound for Style’s esteemed Brand Ambassador for Photography. His work has been showcased by big names such as National Geographic, Discovery Channel, and the Smithsonian Institution, as well as hundreds of fashion magazines. What was your first shoot? How did you get started in the industry? I’ve been in photography for 40 years. Truthfully, I don’t remember my first shoot and how I transitioned to doing photography professionally. I...

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