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What's Inside Travel Consultant Yessa Yu Caparas' Closet?

She also reveals her list of best shops to explore when in Spain, Amsterdam, and Japan.
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A travel consultant and indoor cycling instructor at Electric Studio, Yessa’s wardrobe is equal parts elegant and cheeky.

Regular activities:
Indoor cycling, traveling, cooking, and drinking wine at home.

Earliest fashion memory?
Wearing platform sneakers inspired by the Spice Girls.

Describe your style?
I’m drawn to statement pieces and usually work my outfit around one. However, when I’m in the mood to go all out, I will not hesitate to wear more than one statement piece together. After all, life’s too short to dress safe.

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Style influences?
I am influenced heavily by travel, local culture, and street wear. I really look up to Japanese street style and fashion.

Favorite brands?
Irada, Joseph, Y-3, Uniqlo, Opening Ceremony, and Adidas.

Favorite designers?
The Triratanachat sisters, Issey Miyake, TC Sibal, and Yohji Yamamoto.

Favorite shops?
Joseph, Calvin Klein Platinum, Adidas, Y-3, and LCP in Manila; Nobody Has To Know, That Store, and Baskets in Amsterdam; LaCentral and Auzmendi in Spain; Colette, Deyrolle, COS, and Marni in Paris; Irada in Thailand; Homme Plisse, Opening Ceremony, Dover Street Market, and Kitsune in Japan; and Shakuhachi in Bali.

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Hermès bag; silver clutch; Maison Kitsuné purse

 

Fashion philosophy?
There are no rules to fashion.

Closet staples?
Workout clothes, comfortable travel wear, statement pants, and shoes.

Favorite accessories?
I don’t leave home without my wedding ring, wedding band, and diamond earrings from my mom. I also love my hats and hope to grow this collection on my future trips.

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Personal uniform?
A cropped top, statement pants, sneakers, and a backpack.

United Nude shoes and Christopher Kane shoes

Current fashion wish list?
Anything from Mochi.

Prized possession?
My dog, Pintxo.

I can’t live without…
Red wine.

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