INTERVIEW: MIKE VILLAR
PHOTOGRAPHY: MARRA YU MEJIA
STYLING: KAT YAMAMOTO
MAKEUP: MYCA V. FENG
After the Allied Forces stormed onto the island of Leyte over 60 years ago, who would've thought that not only were they liberating an entire country, but were also spurning a whole new breed of mocha-colored goddesses whose sex appeal are more explosive than the 16-inch shells the American Navy used to pummel the Japanese into submission?
Just take a look at Ormoc City's nonpareil knockout, Bhel, and you'll know exactly what we're talking about. Don't let her statuesque body, make-you-weak-in-the-knees smile, or her doughty manner of playing with the camera fool you; she is actually very conservative and a staunch believer of haranas, meet the parents-type ligawans and general chivalry — things which most of us summarily dismiss as dead.