Unique Ah?

Leave it to a brand like Unica Hija to get your thoughts a-churning. How am I the only girl?

I’m unique. I can be really humble and say I’m like any other old girl my age, but then again I know I’m not. Every person is special, and through my 23 years of living, I like to proudly that think I’ve set myself apart from people in many different ways.

I’m brainy. Don’t let my sabaw posts fool you, I graduated from the Ateneo with honors. I even have a Philosophy minor to show for it. I take school seriously, and do hope to pursue further studies soon.

I’m an entertainer. Fun fact: my lolo and tita are actors, and I like think I’ve picked up the entertainment trait from them. I love being in commercials and appearing in ads. I don’t plan to do any serious acting, sure, but I do plan to have my face keep popping up everywhere in the future. :3

I’m a go-gettaaahhh. If I feel like working in retail, I will do it. If I feel like going to fashion school, I will do it. And all these I can proudly say I did. These are things I’ve always wanted to try, and I think life’s too short to pass up on dreams that could possibly make you happy.

I’m down to earth. I may not always look it, but I’m the type of girl who loves to dress down and go to Divisoria. I can speak straight Filipino and I take the jeep. Honestly, I do everything I possibly can to avoid being affiliated with the common Povedan stereotype. Not that I hate Poveda or anything, I love my school. I just hate being called conyo. :(

I’m real, and so openly sabaw. Nobody can blackmail me because I like to blackmail myself. I’m not ashamed of my ugly hair or my weird poses. This is me. And when my readers tell me that they like me for being true to myself, then I know I’m doing something right.

I’m determined. I may be a relatively new blogger, but I’m going places. I’m participating in Bloggers United 5 this June 1 and I’m thinking of ways to improve on both my blog and vlog accounts. One day, I’ll find my place. I want to be like Tyra and inspire people to be better. I need to work on being better myself first, I guess.

I like to think that I’m still young and that there’s always time and room for improvement. Right now I’m perfectly happy with where I am. I’m this blogger-model-entrepreneur hybrid who’s enjoying the road to the perfect career. I guess that’s what makes me me, that’s what makes me the only girl. How about you? :)

Be The Only Girl
What makes me the only girl? I’m the only girl who wanted to learn a bit of everything. It sounds funny right? I believe that life is too short and there are endless possibilities.

Blue sheered top from Unica Hija | Red shorts from Unica Hija

I want to learn how to swim like a pro, experience surfing, learn to paint, sing (even though my voice can cause thunderstorms and rain showers) and learn to dance hip-hop and do back flips.

Eyewear from Aldo | Red pumps from Payless Shoe source
One of my advocacies in life that Miriam College has taught me is gender equality. I believe that everyone should be treated evenly no matter what gender and status in life.

Gold necklace from SM Accessories | Accessories from Mango | Bag from iamshopaholicmom

I am a dreamer.

I dream of becoming a poetic photographer and take pictures of nature. I wanted to become a fashion photographer and show the world how I view fashion and life through the lens of my camera.

I was asked way back in high school for our “Class Prophecy” who and where am I 10 years after graduation? My answer was simple: “I want to be a fashion designer. I dream of putting up a boutique that show case my own designs.” This was taken during an inter-school beauty contest in my high school. I designed my friend’s outfit for her talent portion.

I wanted to become a make-up artist, and let every girl feel that they are beautiful in their own way.    

It’s funny how I dream of becoming a model someday. Strutting my signature walk in the runway and doing never ending photo shoots that I’ll never get tired off.

One of my biggest dreams is to become a stylist for celebrities. This blog was born because of my love for styling. As they say you only live once, so dream big because impossible is nothing when you believe in yourself.

Why am I the only girl?

A lot of people thought that I am mataray and suplada who they cannot easily approach. I guess it’s because I don’t look like one of those girl-next-door type of girl that are friendly and do often smile sweetly.

But when you know more about me, I am that Unica Hija who is afraid of all animals and insects; afraid of injections except for facials and diamond peels; I am someone who goes crazy when I see my favorite artists and bloggers in person; enjoys nonsense topics and conversation anything under the sun. I am versatile especially my taste in music: from Indie, POP, RND, K-POP to mainstream; I am a sucker for love letters and sweet nothings rather than fancy girfts (I even keep cards, tissues, chocolate wrappers, stones, etc. that has a special memory in my box.) I am the only girl who does not wear perfume and colognes, who does not comb her hair and does not care about how she look.

I maybe someone who is afraid of heights, afraid of the dark, afraid of horror movies, but I am surely not afraid in taking risks in achieving my dreams. I may not have the 6 foot-model-like-height, but I can surely walk confidently in my 4-inch heels and most importantly, I am the Unica Hija who is a  crazy friend/daughter/sister who is ready to be a crying shoulder and fight for my family and friends.

 I am little in size, but this petite girl has big space for big dreams and unending passion for life. Once Again, I’m Tessa Santos of and I am the only girl for Unica Hija.



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Unica Hija's Latest Collection '13

Unica Hija showcases their latest collection thru a mini fashion show event held at SM North Skydome.

I was happy I got a front row pass for the event thanks to Unica Hija.

Taking snapshots before the show starts with pretty blogger, Charlene A

The show opened with a classic black and white ensemble. The models wearing Unica Hija’s branding tees paired with black and white skinnies. I’m loving the clean-sophisticated look.

The color theme’s latest collection is basically bright, fun and flirty colors. I love the outfit styling on how the colors of the outfit pops out by pairing it with neutral color pieces.

This blue vest/top caught my eye and my heart too. This belongs to my wardrobe.

Make fashion exciting. These print on print and plaid outfits are to die for. Styling it by layering and accessorizing with belts makes it more exciting.

Unica Hija caters to the modern and stylish Filipinas. 

For the finale, the one and only Pop star princess Sarah G. serenaded the crowd with her latest single Ikot, ikot. Her voice was divine. 

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Help me be the Next Online Ambassador for Unica Hija
Help me be the next online ambassador for Unica Hija :)

Hi Everyone!

This is it! Please help me to become the next Unica Hija ambassador.

Aja! Aja! Thankyouuuu!

Please like Unica Hija’s fan page:

And like my photo :

It will mean so much to me! Fighting!~

Thank you! :)

Help me be the next online ambassador for Unica Hija :)

Hi Everyone!

This is it! Please help me to become the next Unica Hija ambassador.

Aja! Aja! Thankyouuuu!

Please like Unica Hija’s fan page:

And like my photo :

It will mean so much to me! Fighting!~

Thank you! :)

The Next Unica Hija Online Ambassador

Are you a fashion blogger? Do you want to be sponsored with three months worth of clothes? Do you want to be part of this year’s roster of Unica Hija online ambassadors? Then join, join, join!

All you have to do is create an outfit post using at least 2 Unica Hija items and explain what makes you the only girl.

Need an example? Click here for my only girl entry or here for the Sarah Geronimo only girl video (which is super cute by the way!). :)

Good luck, everyone! <3