Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Meet Laureen UY, Fashion Blogger and Actress from Manila/ BREAK MY STYLE
Interview by Chotika Anantawithayanon

LAUREEN UY, this actress/ brand owner turned fashion blogger started her blog in 2010, her blog had over 4 million hits from all over the globe. "Break My Style" is now the no. 1 most viewed fashion blog in the Philippines.

Laureen Uy started interning for a fashion magazine when she was 15, then decided to make her own online clothing store At 22, she had made a name for herself as the no. 1 fashion blogger in the Philippines.

"Fashion for me is really about knowing your personal style. It’s how you experiment with any particular clothing and add a piece of yourself into it”, she says .

How did you started blogging?
- It was actually a birthday gift for myself. I wanted a visual diary so that even 5-10 years from now, I can just look at my old photos and reminisce.

What inspires you?
- Everything actually. Colors, people,  magazines, blogs, etc. I try and make a positive thing out of everything and turn it into an inspiration.  
Who is your style icon?
- Rumi Neely. I love her style.

What are your favorite brands to shop?
- Lane Crawford, YSL, Alexander Wang. More affordable ones would be H&M and Topshop.

How would you describe your personal style?
- Edgy and experimental

What is your current favorite piece of clothing in your closet? 
- Corsets

How would you describe the fashion style and culture in the Philippines? 

- Believe it or not, it's amazing. So many people here are fashionable and they really make a statement. If you notice in lookbook, a lot of the top leaders are actually from the Philippines. 

What do you think about WFG’s blog?

- It looks so classy and chic. It's nice to look at and read too because of the simple template. 

For more style, please visit: