Princess Mae will be featured in a Pinay Magazine 4/12-4/17 in Los Angeles and wanted to showcase her Filipina and Ilocano heritage in the shoot. ROS. Marketing teamed up with stylist, Lydia of Daily Malong to put together the various looks that was captured by celebrity photographer, Maria Pena.
Watch the exclusive BTS below from the shoot, shot & edited by Sharvis Ortega. Background Music courtesy of: @Guapdad 4000 x @Ill Mind @88rising Paradise Rising “Chicken Adobo” & @Inigo Pascual @JBoogVEVO @Tarsier Records “Catching Feelings (Bimwala Remix).
Special thanks to the entire crew of makeup & hair by @glamartistbymelanie & @ready4warr, @alohamphawaii studios, BTS by @sharvisortega, photographer Maria Pena and indigenous woven pieces and Philippine textiles by @dailymalong.
Stay tuned for the billboard reveal next week!
About Princess Mae:
Princess Mae is a star and cast member of MTV’s hit reality show, “Following Bretman Rock.” She is one of the most beloved beauty & fashion influencers for always being her authentic self. She has over 4M+ social media followers from around the world on Instagram, YouTube, Twitter & TikTok, with partnership deals with top brands like SavagexFenty by Rihanna, Fashion Nova & Maven Beauty. Princess is the mother of 2, her adorable daughter Cleo, (who also has 1.2M Instagram followers & is a Nova Kids partner) and her son Ezekiel. She was born in the Philippines and raised in Hawaii, and is constantly traveling the country as a spokesperson or featured celebrity at events like Beautycon. Find her most recently featured as a Pinay Magazine Billboard cover girl, MYX Global “Featured Influencer” and when in Oahu, Hawaii – you can order the “Princess Mae Special” at her family’s famous food truck, Mama Merce’s Kitchen.
About Photographer Maria Pena:
Maria Pena is an editorially published photographer. She is a first generation immigrant who resides in Texas but is known for her shoots throughout the country whether capturing celebrity portraits or high fashion editorials. She has worked with Princess Mae, Amber Diamond, Ethan Diamond, Vanessa Vasquez and as a BTS photographer for MTV’s Following Bretman Rock show.
Find her on @mfpena_ on IG or on her website: www.mfpena.com.