Monday, April 15, 2024

I had nothing in life

Rabiya Mateo recalls humble beginnings: I had nothing in lifeRabiya Mateo. Image from Instagram

Rabiya Mateo. Picture from Instagram

Kapuso actress and host Rabiya Mateo is grateful for all of the breaks that got here her method, and the doorways that opened after she joined the Miss Universe pageant.

Nonetheless, there are occasions when she would look again on her humble beginnings as a easy Iloilo lass making an attempt to make ends meet, that purchasing new garments was a luxurious she might typically not afford.

“Wanting again then, I might say that model was by no means my precedence. As a result of I had nothing in life, hindi ko precedence na bumili ng magagandang damit kasi ang precedence ko was to outlive life (it was by no means my precedence to purchase fairly garments as a result of my precedence was to outlive life),” she stated in an interview with INQUIRER.NET throughout her launch as endorser of a clothes model.

As one of many freshest faces on Philippine tv, the 2020 Miss Universe Philippines titleholder has been launched as Diwata within the new GMA afternoon prime collection “Makiling.” She can also be seen on the each day late afternoon selection present “TiktoClock.”

Mateo stated her she was simply proud of the best way her profession and her life is popping out to be, since being proclaimed because the first-ever Miss Iloilo, earlier than she launched into the nationwide pageant stage. “I gained with nothing. I had nothing.”

“This serves to remind myself to at all times be grateful and grateful for every little thing that’s taking place. It’s not day-after-day {that a} model will come and provide you with their belief. And, after all, I even have my staff with me, my photographers, videographers, to whom I say that because the model trusts me, I actually need one of the best output, and portfolio, so I can provide again for the belief I acquired from them,” she stated.

Rabiya Mateo stuns in her slinky black and ecru Mags outfit./ARMIN P. ADINA

Rabiya Mateo./ARMIN P. ADINA

No matter her background, Mateo was in a position to develop her personal sense of vogue, and it displays in her model whether or not she is carrying a couture robe or a plain sundress.

Now that she is flourishing within the leisure business, and with each article of clothes she would need at her disposal, the Ilongga magnificence stated she nonetheless goes for consolation over model.

“I’ve to make it possible for I’m comfy within the garments that I’m carrying, that it doesn’t present a lot pores and skin, that I can current myself in entrance of lots of people whereas carrying that costume,” Mateo shared.

The 2020 Miss Universe semifinalist, nevertheless, revealed that she has a most well-liked hue if given the freedom to determine on it. “If it will be as much as me, when it comes to colour, I at all times consider that purple is energy,” declared Mateo, who wore a closely embellished scarlet robe with flowy cape sleeves when she gained her the nationwide crown.

She additionally shared her ideas on women who put an emphasis on vogue. “Now there are numerous who will select to be fashionable, even when they’re not comfy. And budget-wise, they select actually costly items, it’s not sensible,” she stated.

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