Previously: Verns Buckley on the Cover

Revisit Jan-Feb 2003's cover!
by Chinggay Labrador   |  May 19, 2008
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It may be the coolest time of the year, but Pinay supermodel Verns Buckley will surely keep the pages of Candy hot, hot, hot with her charming smile and warm personality. Find out how this Cebuana landed her first stint, why she'll always be a Candy girl, and how she's off to conquer the world!

The Possible Dream

Verns describes her life as a "dream turned reality." This quirky gal started in the biz when she was just seven years old. "I didn't really know anything about modeling then. I didn't even know that what I was doing was modeling!" she laughs. Verns says that as a kid, her dream was just to be a "normal" kid. "I was never outgoing. I had typical teenage issues like wanting to fit in and having more friends. Modeling made my dream come true. It helped me build my character."


Just an Ordinary Girl

Don't let her sophisticated photos fool you into thinking that she's a diva. "I was a nerd back in high school!" she shares. "I was a late bloomer and I never cared about my appearance!" It's refreshing to know that this extraordinary beauty is really just an ordinary girl. Verns loves fiddling with her computer and playing around with websites. She's a self-professed Sims addict too. She's interested in a lot of sports (including arnis) and is a budding writer as well.

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Chinggay Labrador
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Chinggay Labrador is a freelance writer for several publications in Manila and overseas. An architect by profession, she loves to travel, dabble in design, bake brownies, bike, surf, practice yoga, and contribute to her family's blog, She has released three novels, and her latest fictional short story will be published this month under Buqo Bookstore. She is currently working on a collaborative novel. Chinggay is also a yoga instructor teaching vinyasa yoga, foundations and restoratives. 
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