We daresay there's no TV personality who can rival Tessa Prieto-Valdes' fearlessness when it comes to fashion choices. Dubbed "Asia's Lady Gaga," the designer, columnist, Olay Regenerist brand ambassador, and host of TV5's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Philippines is always the easiest person to spot in a room. With her vast collection of flamboyant headpieces, glamorous gowns, and huge, statement-making accessories, you can count on her to be the most unique person at every event she attends. Her red outfit at the launch of Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Relaxing Cream is a fine example (see photo).
The moment she entered Atelier 317, the restaurant owned by Stephanie Zubiri where the event was held, all heads turned to her. We, of course, immediately spotted her bright blue bag, which she was hesistant to be photographed with because it did not match her outfit. "Hindi ako prepared!" she exclaimed. She says she just picked the roomiest bag that could hold all her essentials that day. But, she eventually obliged. We don't know why she even had to worry, since she can obviously pull off anything! You would think her outfit--including the contrasting bag--was planned all along.
As she brought out the contents of her bag to be photographed, Tessa gave us a running commentary on where she got each item or who gave it to her, entertaining us all the way. Launch the gallery to see the interesting essentials we found inside Tessa's huge tote!