[vc_row full_height=”yes” equal_height=”yes” content_placement=”middle” awb_type=”image” awb_stretch=”1″ awb_image_size=”awb_xl” awb_image_background_size=”contain” awb_image_background_position=”50% 0%” awb_parallax=”scroll” awb_parallax_speed=”0.5″ awb_parallax_mobile=”1″ awb_image=”19112″ el_class=”SecndRow”][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/4″][vc_single_image image=”18986″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1549620352658{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553226375982{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}” el_class=”textMe”]Nasty Woman (n.) – confident, brave, says what she means. Ex., KC Del Rosario

 

 

To anyone that’s been waiting for an invitation, welcome to the year 2019. There are no widespread laws that forbid a woman to wear a skirt less than three inches above her knee or require her to wear a swimsuit that could double as a romper. On the other side of things, there also are no widespread laws against a woman covering herself up—not for religious reasons or otherwise.

 

Despite this, however, there are still people out there who think they have the authority to dictate or comment on a woman’s choice of clothing, makeup or how she does her hair. And it’s because of this societal narcissism that we’re always so thrilled when a woman unfailingly remains herself. Take one KC Del Rosario, for example. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content” full_height=”yes” awb_type=”image” awb_image_size=”awb_xl” awb_image_background_size=”contain” awb_image_background_position=”50% 50%” awb_parallax=”scroll” awb_parallax_speed=”0.5″ awb_parallax_mobile=”1″ awb_image=”18995″ el_class=”SecndRow”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”2000px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text el_class=”textMe”]

Filipina and Feisty Wonder tee, ILLION, Warhol Landscape high-rise denim trousers, CALVIN KLEIN JEANS

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1552285636904{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text el_class=”textMe”]You might know KC from when she made gossip headlines years ago or maybe you’re one of her hundred thousand followers on Instagram. Maybe you’ve read about her—a modern day princess, they keep calling her—in fashion magazines and best-dressed lists. But this month, we’re celebrating KC for being a Nasty Woman, Filipina and feisty. That is, a woman who knows her worth, is confident, remains poised, is well-meaning and is always brave. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes” content_placement=”middle” awb_type=”image” awb_stretch=”1″ awb_image_size=”awb_xl” awb_image_background_size=”contain” awb_image_background_position=”0% 0%” awb_parallax=”scroll” awb_parallax_speed=”0.5″ awb_parallax_mobile=”1″ awb_image=”18997″ el_class=”SecndRow floatitdifferently”][vc_column width=”5/12″][vc_empty_space height=”100px”][vc_empty_space height=”100px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”7/12″][vc_empty_space height=”100px”][vc_single_image image=”18999″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_empty_space height=”100px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text el_class=”textMe”]

Left: Neon pink one-piece suit, ÉTÉ STYLE COAST & SWIMWEAR, chain link bangle worn as choker, FIRMA, Right: Pink sports bra, ADIDAS ORIGINALS, pink bike shorts, ADIDAS ORIGINALS, light wash denim jacket, LEVI’S

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553226403797{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}” el_class=”textMe”]KC Del Rosario walked into our shoot, met the team and apologized for being a little late (though she more than made up for the time that was lost, mind you). She went into hair and makeup, changed her clothes and we watched as she warmed up in front of the camera and delivered pose after pose and shot after shot.

 

And then it came to do her on-screen interview and we saw a side of her that not many see. She was sweet, a little timid and could even be described as a little soft-spoken. But hey, when you hand a Filipina and feisty woman age-old statements that don’t deserve the light of day, she’ll have something to say. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes” awb_type=”image” awb_image_size=”awb_xl” awb_image_background_size=”contain” awb_image_background_position=”100% 50%” awb_parallax=”scroll” awb_parallax_speed=”0.5″ awb_parallax_mobile=”1″ el_class=”SecndRow” css=”.vc_custom_1552980962218{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}” awb_image=”18996″][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”2000px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_empty_space height=”100px”][vc_empty_space height=”100px”][vc_empty_space height=”100px”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553225889484{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}” el_class=”textMe”]You don’t dress like a proper lady

KC: But I am a lady and I dress how I feel—classy and free. [Anyway,] I think being a lady has more to do with your personality and how you interact with people.

 

You should leave some things to the imagination

KC: What exactly would you imagine? I’m curious. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content” full_height=”yes” el_class=”SecndRow”][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/SsZy_tjVl6Y ” el_width=”80″ align=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553226632065{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}” el_class=”textMe”]

Videographer Richard Webb

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_empty_space height=”-100px”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553225904796{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}” el_class=”textMe”]Anong klaseng babae ka?

KC: [I’m] a creative millennial with my own vision.

 

Go back to the kitchen

KC: This isn’t the 1950s; I don’t even cook.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes” awb_type=”image” awb_stretch=”1″ awb_image_size=”awb_xl” awb_image_background_size=”contain” awb_image_background_position=”50% 50%” awb_parallax=”scroll” awb_parallax_speed=”0.5″ awb_parallax_mobile=”1″ el_class=”SecndRow” awb_image=”19001″][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_empty_space height=”700px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_empty_space height=”100px”][vc_empty_space height=”100px”][vc_empty_space height=”100px”][vc_empty_space height=”1000px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553221215138{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}” el_class=”textMe”]

Red sweater, JOSEPH, bejeweled mismatched earrings, FIRMA, white and yellow sneakers, FENDI

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553226418254{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}” el_class=”textMe”]There’s no room for women in politics or power

KC: It’s 2019; I believe there is.

 

You’re just a pretty face

KC: [I would just] smile, walk away and prove them wrong.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes” awb_type=”image” awb_image_background_position=”0% 50%” awb_parallax=”scroll” awb_parallax_speed=”0.5″ awb_parallax_mobile=”1″ el_class=”SecndRow” css=”.vc_custom_1553225624140{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}” awb_image=”19149″][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

They don’t tell me what to do—and they know not to.

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White corset shirt, OFF WHITE, white tennis skirt, FOREVER 21, sheer socks, FOREVER 21, white cage sandals, DR. MARTENS, white beret, H&M

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553225934844{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}” el_class=”textMe”]Ang landi mo

KC: I actually don’t know how to flirt.

 

What would your dad, kuya, boyfriend or guy friend say?

KC: They don’t tell me what to do—and they know not to. They’d probably just high-five me. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes” awb_type=”image” awb_image_size=”awb_xl” awb_image_background_size=”contain” awb_image_background_position=”50% 50%” awb_parallax=”scroll” awb_parallax_speed=”0.5″ awb_parallax_mobile=”1″ el_class=”SecndRow” css=”.vc_custom_1553226517629{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}” awb_image=”19156″][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”1300px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height=”yes”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553226432573{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}” el_class=”textMe”]The past might seem a little bleak when you have your feminist sunnies on, but if the future has more Filipina and feisty women like KC Del Rosario, everything will come into focus eventually—maybe even soon. There won’t be an ounce of tolerance for misplaced and unnecessary commentary on things that don’t even involve those making the comments. There won’t be space for misguided judgement or ill-placed assumptions based on appearance, background or titles.

 

If spending an afternoon with KC taught us anything, it’s that you never know what—or who—you can expect. So, the question now is: Have you decided which side of herstory you want to be on?[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”100px”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553344721080{padding-right: 10px !important;padding-left: 10px !important;}” el_class=”textMe”]

Photography Renzo Navarro

Art and Art Direction Alexandra Lara

Interview and Cover Story Adie Pieraz

Fashion Direction and Styling Nicole Blanco Ramos assisted by Emj Uson

Beauty Direction Cessi Treñas

Makeup Zidjian Floro using Laura Mercier

Hair JA Feliciano

Location New Monarq Creativx Studio

Production Wonder

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