Don't judge too easily. Baka naman may directives from US na dapat ang local version ay same ang peg sa kanila.
Tama! Baka ganun nga! I think walang masama kasi parehong magazine, local version nga lang. IMO.
This is really a copy. Kasi Esquire's mother publication in the US had approved them. I had a little research about this yesterday because of one comment I read in one previous article this week. Wag na kayo magalit. Hayaan niyo na magfeeling sila JLC and Iza na hollywood stars sila :D
so you mean dapat me mahalungkat din tayong esquire na published sa ibang nations looking like that?
hahahaha...Anon 8:17AM....the height ka ng ka&@$&%! Di ko masabi. Hanggang ngayon ba colonial mentality pa rin ang nasa utak mo?
Iza's cover was an ode to angelica's classic cover, it was done on purpose. And jlc's cover is a dime a dozen.
Sino si angelica??
Oo nga. Sino si Angelica?
I have a feeling na si Anonymous 11:52 ay si Gaymond. Sya ng EIC ng Esquire diba?
If I were one of the creative team of the US Esquire, I'll be totally be pissed. Their ideas are being recycled every time. And another thing is, we readers are being short changed in a way. Also, Esquire is just a new magazine here in the Philippines, I hope they will have their own identity so they could last like other magazines here.
wala na bang ibang idea?
baka kasi utos sa kanila?
Hindi siya utos. It's allowed but it's not directed. Kung gusto ng Philippines version maki-ride sa ideas ng US version, pwede. Isipin nyo na lang parang common library ng mga Esquire concept. Pero ibig sabihin nun, kumokopya talaga ang Pinas edition, pinapayagan lang talaga ng US. Kaya agree ako kay anon 12:11, wala na bang ibang idea?
yeah, pati wet look gayang-gaya.
Parang ang hirap ng work ng creative director sa Esquire Philippines, ano po? Photocopier lang ang peg.
Si Gaynond ang stylist or whatever you call it ng Esquire di ba?
Styled by Liz Uy nga nakalagay dun sa cover.
hahaha.. twa ko dun ah
tama...hindi magkapag-establish ng sariling identity ang esquire phl dahil it seems they we're not allowed to decide kung ano ang gusto nila. hindi talaga papayag ang mga puti na masapawan sila ni juan dela cruz. just a waste of talent!
Uy FP in fairness skn ako nagcomment about this dun sa Anne cover ah! hahaha! Wla lang I'm happy that you made a post about this :)
Alam mo, because of you din, napa google ako yesterday hahaha... very resourceful ka teh! I've read your comment kasi eh
ikaw na teh! hay payb!
Tanggapin mo ang plake. Paano kami kung wala ka.
Baka naman kasi may policy na wag mag deviate masyado from the covers of their US counterpart.
Panung policy eh ibang tao naman yung cover dito...isip-isip teh
Medyo!!! Hahaha parang who did it best?!
For me this is totally copying instead of just "inspired by" photo.
Wala namang sinabing "inspired by" di ba? Parehong esquire ung magazine, isang US at isang local version nga lang.
ok. for you lang pala e.
Kopya lang pala... wagas kung maka-angkin ng credit si ateng Raymond. EIC ka nga, tagacopy lang pala. Yabang lang pala ang position... Pwe!
copy na copy...
coz it's the same magazine...haller
it's the local version haller... and different person haller. Para mo na ding sinabi na ang trabaho ni Gaymond eh itranslate lang yung international version into local.
maybe some format of the magazine just like how some tv commercials of different products look the same when they were made by a single ad agency.
I agree. And the shots look good naman. The bad thinng lang is that people always find the negative in something.
KOREK! yung IBA KASI NAGMAMARUNONG-RUNONGAN! from an original will always come another one - either inspired, copied a bit and becomes another original. it's just a cycle. whatever sells gets the most out of it.
Mr editor in chief na kabadingan, pwede ba wag manggaya.
Bago mo sabihin yan, alamin mo muna baka naman kasi required talaga sila na ganun din dapat ang cover ng philippine version.
teh, magpapadikta ka ba? akala mo ba colony ng US ang Pinas?
Si Bekimond may kasalanan
pano naman napasok ang US colony ang Pinas sa magazine. Reminder, it's a local counterpart so there's a big possibility that the magazine received a directive on what should be the format of the cover of the magazine.
hay naku ang pinoy talaga walang ORIGINALITY. We are oozing with talents but why we pinoys are too much copy-cats....
It's the same magazine, maybe they are really required to copy.
kumbaga sa exam, kulang n lng pati pangalan kopyahin!
Its the same magazine
Di ka ba marunong magbasa? Pareho ang pangalan ng magazine. Philippine counterpart ung sa kaliwa at US published naman ung sa kanan. Kaya nga ang tanong are they required to copy 'cause it's the same magazine!
pede din na palusot na lng na they had a directive na exact copy ang mga covers.. hafta check the other esquire mags in other countries if they have the same cover..kung wala, gaya gaya tlaga. ;p
DISLIKE! lagi na lng ba gaya-gaya ang peg pag Filipino? tsss
sure ka bang gaya-gaya? di ba pwedeng sunud-sunuran lang sa utos ng US counterpart? same magazine o!
gaymond, ikaw ba yan? kanina mo pa pinagtatanggol ah. paulit-ulit! kaloka
no problem with me. its legal and honestly, its kinda interesting to see the pinoy version. john loyd looks good btw
AnonymousJune 8, 2012 1:06 AM, i beg to differ. he does not look good. tapos tinabi pa kay robert downey, jr.oo, ako na goodlooking :P
Copycats, more fun in the Philippines!
Stupid commenters, more fun in the Philippines!It's the same magazine BTW, just one local and one US published.
ayan na naman. dun ka nagwo-work no? haha
Hahaha! Maipagtanggol lang. Mag break ka muna, alam ko kanina ka pa nag aabang ng mga comments. Kain ka na lunch.
KALOWKA! Walang originality. Baka eto ang standards ng Esquire. hahaha-imclueless
Hindi naman sa walang originality pero baka un nga ang utos ng Esquire US.
at lahat talaga nireplyan. tama na gaymond! hahah
Kaya mo yan gaymond. One man team sa pagtatanggol sa Esquire. Wala ka bang subordinates? Hahaha!
I guess pinapattern lang ng Esquire ang mga covers nila. Nagkataon lang siguro na halos magkapareha ang mga covers. Siguro kung ganto tas magkaibang mag, malamang sa malang eh sampahan na naman ng kaso to. Kaya pala nung nakita ko ang JLC version sabi ko bakit may kamukha. Kay RDJ pala.
Nagkataon din yung red arrow.
It's not copied. It's merely the Philippine version of those covers. After all, it's just a franchise. This is being done by magazines with various international editions.So sad that many of us think negatively of something without understanding the context of the stuff they rant about. Sigh.
True. Marami kasi agad mapang husga. 'Di muna nag-iisip.
because we don't like to copy cats! we have enough impersonators in showbiz, pati ba naman sa magazines versions din lang? and Esquire should add in their marketing campaign that they are merely making cover-versions of the US Esquire para hindi feel-cheated ang consumers
I'm with you.:)
kung di kopya, patingin ng esquire mexico version, uk version, china version, korea version, whatever version na the same cover din. para mawala ang agam agam.
Ateh dapat makuha copies around the globe? SALN lang ang peg?
korek! #SALN lng! guilty verdict din kc walang mai-produce?
so copied, so summit?
they are not copying, it's the same magazine brand
And I'm sure approved by the mother company!
walang originality!!! kakahiya! yung iza matrona kahit anong ayos ng sarili!
it is very apparent, there is not even an iota of doubt regarding it, that the striking similarities were not meant to be an homage to the mother/original American publication. On the contrary, this is a pathetic attempt on the end of pseudo-creative directors who are at best faux aesthetes purveying a delusional sense of cosmopolitanism. such repetitious and common passing off of foreign publications' designs as our own (which is not only limited to layout, cover designs, and magazine format but also extends to our fashion industry) makes one wonder what this obsession with all things foreign & offshore is all about.
Your pathetic attempt to make our noses bleed with your pseudo-creative highfalutin words is apparent and makes one wonder what this obsession with all words uncommon is all about.
dumugo ilong ko bwahahaha
di kita kinaya ateng! nakakalula....paki tagalog please
ahahahhaa! naloka din ako sa talak ni teh.. very Senator Santiago lang ang peg.
Obvious na sinulat sa MS Word, pressing SHIFT+F7 each time to access the thesaurus.
IKAW N ANG MAY MADAMING ALAM NA HYPHALUTING WORDS! HAHAHAHA! SIGE IKAW NA BIDA! LOL! :-)
iota strikes again! go lang sa "iota" comments so we can see the diversity of the readers and those who comment. come on, once in awhile, we need intellectually-sounding comment. hahaha. kesa naman jejemon o puro one word o balahura.
most non sense comment ever..hindi ka gumawa ng sarili mong blog
naalala ko yung Inday text jokes.haha
winner na comment ever!
Hahahahahahaa! Literally and Figuratively Laughing Out Loud. Hahahahahahaa! This is the Mother of all Comments from the FP blog so far! Hahahahahaaha! Total nonsense! Hahahahaha!
the local publisher of this magazine should shed light on this. parang ang pangit naman na halos pareho ang itsura ng local at US covers.but i have to agree, ang gwapo ni JLC sa cover nya ha. ;)
we're not sure if this is the directive of the US management.
2nd rate trying hard COPYCAT! hahaha
are you sure it's copied, malay mo naman they are just following directives!
Directives? oh sige na nga, nag-explain na si Beki G. Pati daw sa Showbiz Central at sa Party Pilipinas mag-eexplain si Beki G!
Ano ba yan! Natuwa pa naman ako sa cover ni JL. Gaya ever
same magazine brand, bawal same cover?
baka naman nasa aggreement nila na kailangan pareho talaga?baka comment kayo ng comment dito yun pala wala tayong alam sa deal ng international at local publisher
may tama ka! dami kasi laiterang nagdudunung-dunungan!
Raymong G? Ikaw yan noh?
nubayan ang daming nega. Sana bago magcomment iniintindi muna. Its the same magazine - us & phil versions nga lang. franchise yung dito and if you look at all other magazines that are franchised ganyan din. Even the content may pareho, meron lang na binabago para bumagay sa taste ng pinoy readers. you cant blame the publisher, creative directors and the editor in chief because they get directives from their US counterparts. Shempre the US heads would still have creative control coz they have to protect their brand.
trulalu! i salute you!
Really sure kang wlang copyright infringement???
Its not copyright infringement if the ones holding the copyright allows it.
Raymong G? Ayan, tama namang idefend mo sarili mo. Ikaw lang naman ang magko comment at mag-eexplain sa FP, aminin beki! hmmmm?
Like how? Kakasuhan ni Esquire US si Esquire Phil?!? Esep esep teh. Sabagay parang Si AM and SS is CR, the sister of AM ang peg
Baka they have a VIP compliance thing na there's a template and papalitan lang ang certain details dun sa template to localize it. This is different from the outright imitation of another magazine na ang alam lang ilagay sa cover e si Anne Curtis, ang employee nilang si Liz Uy at mga barkada nila.
Ayyy Grabee bat nman palagi nalang copycat. mag isip-isip nman tayo!
FIRE HIM/HER kung sino man. Walang Originality. Kalowka
Tama, HimHer nga si Beki G! Fire HimHer Bakla sya eh
Beckimond, isdatchuui? Copycat ka ng ate mo di ba?
If the point you're aiming at is "it's the same magazine", compare UK Esquire and US Esquire. Covers pa lang, magkaiba na.
hindi co-incidence yung pagkaka pareho ng covers anoh!! walang ganyan!! eto lang: wala silang originality, para magz cover lang nanggaya pa! ka-cheapan!!!
Simple lang. If US required the Philippine Esquire to follow the general idea of the US covers, that's not a good practice. It's quelling the individuality/creativity of the Philippine editors/stylists/photographers/etc. If the Philippine Esquire is not required to follow the US covers, then that doesn't speak well of the Philippine Esquire's staff/editors' originality. Either way, it's not good.
yan din naisip ko eh, baka dahil franchise brand sila kaya kelangan me control sa mga covers? Kung kinopy talaga yan masyado namang obvious..
copied!!! ok ung ky JL, but ung kay Iza, ang sagwa!
grabe! gayang-gaya naman! lalo na yung kay angelina jolie at kay iza! hahaha ampotek! franchise nga, pero hindi ibig sabihin kailangan manggaya!
Si Raymond G ba fashion editor ng Esquire? Maybe he should shed light on this
parehong esquire...malay mo ganun talaga rules nila kung makapanlait ka!
o di ba, at least nag-effort pa silang i-tagilid ng konti yung ulo ni john lloyd! wahahaha
Maganda pa rin naman ung kay Iza, pero ung kay JOhn Lloyd... Ang feeling naman...
I think it is alright for Esquire Philippine to "copy" or take inspiration from the mother company. After all, same franchise lang naman sila. Worse kung ang kinokopya nila ay yung sa competitor na magazine. In franchising or licensing, pwede ka mag standardize or adapt. In this case, they adapted with local celebrities doing the same style.
John Lloyd really looks like the Young Robert Downey
AnonymousJune 8, 2012 1:01 PM, baka in an alternate universe!have you seen robert downey jr in his younger years?!
Lloydie and iza?? Impersonators?!?!? Do they know about that???
Just because you are allowed to copy doesn't mean you should do it. It leaves a bad taste. JLC and Iza are goodlooking people but their copycat covers made them look like the generic, dollar store version of the original. I can't imagine the US photo editors telling Erwin Romulo, "Psst, just copy this Angelina Jolie draped in silk for your chosen coverstory, it's ok no one will find out, it was done in 2007, Filipinos have short memory."
Esquire mag is known for their iconic covers but they also recycle their own or someone else's concept. They recreated the iconic Virna Lisi's 1965 "beard shaving" cover on Jessica Simpson. They also took the same stock image of Barrack Obama's Time Cover from the same photographer.
oh diba! kitang kita ang difference ng gawang pinoy, OA masyado kung maka-pose, sa hollywood, simple lang! yun na!
so who copied who?
pansin ko lng, halos lahat ng nagcomment na its a copy, may defend na comment na bka its a directive.. hmmm, mon... ista-tue?? if its true na may agreement na dapat mgkatulad to "localize" kc franchise, can please provide another cover pa ng esquire in another country na same template din?
Bekimond ang nagrereply ng walang humpay, todo explain si Beklay! Sya lang naman may oras mag explain kasi reader sya ng FP! Di vah veks?
RDJ is H-O-T!
i know!!siya nalang ang pansinin natin,wag ang ibang comments :))
this is clearly an adaptation, possibly mandated by their head office. typical of multinational companies... have you seen shampoo, toothpaste, personal care brands recently? same execution in most countries / regions, differing only in talents / language used. kung magmarunong mga tao... ewan.
yeah, they have but as you have said- "same execution in most countries", meaning more than one country kung saan they have the brand.. This one, pinas version lng ang magkatulad. If we follow your premise, dapat ung ibang country din na merong circulation ng mag nila ay may ganyang cover din.. asan na? *rolls eyes*
Bekimond? Explain talaga to death? Magpaliwanag ka daw sa nearest baranGAY in your area. Mag-out na kasi! Kung may Bebe G, ikaw na! Si Bekimond G! Tapatan mo na! Now na, bilis!
you have a point here...baka esquire phils is following certain guidelines re: magazine layout.
This is obviously required. Mga haters shut up na pls.. Nakakainis basahin mga comments nyo.. Alang common sense.Para makapag comment lang.. Mga ito talaga..
hahahaha... well "LAHAT NA NGAYON EH INSPIRATION"... masabi nga yan kapag kumuha rin ako ng inspiration sa katabi ko kapag exam. hahaha
agree ako na it must be a directive. alam naman kaya ng local stars na may ginagaya silang foreign cover?
Ur nothing but a second-rate trying hard copycat! [sabay buhos ng red wine sa mukha nila Liz at Raymond] =)))))
ok lang kung copy...mas lumabas naman ang kurbada ng katawan ni iza kesa ke goldfish. hahaha. always remember na hindi lahat ng nasa hollywood eh magaganda. pwedeng sikat pero hanggang doon lang.
Nakakahiya. Hindi pa ba natututo ang mga copycat na Pinoy? May internet na po, kaya lahat yan napupuna na. Konting originality naman please, don't insult your readers by giving us your lazy, rehashed, second-rate copies just because you think we don't know any better.
Feeling pa naman si Gaymond sa position nya dito! Magnum na Magnun sa pagka-Feeling. Vince Uy=Gaymond G; Liz Uy=Ruffa G! Siamese twins? Gusto mo talaga me ka-Twin ka pa rin kahit na Beki ka noh? Aliw, aliw, aliw!!!
eh ano naman bagay naman sa kanila plus the fact na franchise ng US ang Esquire dito so walang copy cat ano. parang Cosmo mag lang, iisa lang ang pose ng mga covers nila, naka semi cross yung isang leg tapos isang kamay sa bewang. henaku big deal talaga?
the robert downey jr cover is from may 2012 so i guess okay lang. it is the same magazine that's tweaked for the philippine market. that angelina cover however, is from july 2007!
Ok guys, pra tigil na pagtatalo... RDJ Esquire May 2012, yung kay Angelina Jolie was July 2007 pa. I am not sure abt Iza's if recent lang yan... Now, it is up to you guys if the Ph version was copied or nagkataon lang... But 5 yrs ago pa yang post ni Angelina dyan...
guys, mahilig daw kasi si raymunda sa PEG PEG kaya ganyan! lol
Maybe esquire Philippines requires it that the cover photos must be similar to esquire USA. or maybe esquire ph run out of ideas so they dug up old editions of equire usa. just maybe.
lol! hanobanaman ate raymond! ikaw nalang kaya magengelina jolie parin bago naman!
Haha, maiba tayo. John Lloyd-Robert Downey, okay pa e. But what happened with Iza and Jolie? Iza looked "rape-able", Jolie looked "wow", really elegant kahit na tinakpan lang ng table cloth. :)))
Utos yan n Mother Ship, anobakayyoh. Kasi nga,---- pa ang market sa Philippines tulad nyo na mapang-husga. Since the Esquire PH title is still in its infancy here, there has to be an international reference/connection. Gayunpaman, malaya naman ang lahat magbigay ng opinyon, but next time, I make your opinion substantial! Hindi yung makahirit lang!
pareho namang adik si downey at si lloydie... si downey sa drugs at si lloydie sa alak.. so may similarity nga sila... lol...
esquire phils should make a distinct move instead of copying from an old us esquire magazine cover...
Robert Downey Jr > John Lloyd Cruz \m/
Raymond isn't the EIC of Esquire, Erwin Romulo is. Raymond is their style editor. And coming from the same industry, I do agree that copying the exact poses and colors/elements is tacky. However, magazines do get inspiration from other magazines. It's just a matter of adding a twist to the inspiration that should be practiced more often. That way, Pinoy mags won't be branded as copy cats.
IF EVER THEY ARE REQUIRED TO COPY, THEN I HAVE TO COMMEND GAYMOND FOR DOING A GREAT JOB. IF NOT, WELL I THINK NANANADYA YANG MGA YAN PARA UMINGAY AT MAGING CONTROVERSIAL ANG PHILIPPINE VERSION NG ESQUIRE NILA. LOL WOUKD U AGREE??
Tomo! I agree with u itay. Actually mapapahiya nga ang mga HW stars na itechiwa mga verzions naten. Were more good looming than them LOL. Bite into the.bryt side Chos.
may tinatawag daw kasing "Adaptation" & "Localization" at same brand naman sila. inaprubahan naman cgro ng Esqueire US yan.
kasi local publishers have to get the approval of the original, foreign publisher for their cover. kung mareject yong cover dahil hindi feel ng Esquire US, the mag will be delayed. so para wala ng problems, they just imitate previous covers.
esquire is a regional magazine.. kaya usually regionaldin ang creative inputs, nagkakaiba lang sa models and write ups.. bakit na ba may mga taong "may masabi lang" sabihin nyong ginaya kng cosmo US cover tapos esquire ph eh pareho! common sense lang.. well i should know dahil nagwork din ako sa ad agency..
pero mas maganda sana kung totally original ang concept nila kasi iba naman ang market sa us vs sa phils. pero tama ka na minsan pareho pareho ang cover. like yung elle ni kristen stewart. pareho ng cover ang us at canada issue. magkaiba lang ng write ups.
KAHIT COPYCAT. MASASABI KONG, MAS MAGANDA ANG VERSION NG PINOY. TAMA NA SA NEGATIVES. JUST FOCUS ON THE GOOD VIBES.
The first cover with the girl in a bikini wasn't really a copy. That pose has been done over and over again in different magazine. The other two though...whoa...super copya! In fairness, mas risque pa yung kay Iza kasing kay Angelina.
In what I observe, this is a tactic para umingay ang magazine nila. Kasi kung hindi nila gusto ipaalam na nanggaya or nag adapt sila, then dapat hindi na nangyari sa sumunod na cover. Naka tatlo na silang "adaptation". So, this is really a tactic and I think effective kasi maraming nag-aalburuto. Oh well, negative publicity is still a publicity.
i agree with you. tactic nga yan. also, georgina did it better. besides, kahit takpan pa buong katawan nia ng sako, mas maganda pa sha ibang blondies out there, period. - dina mahaliparot
ung kay georgina at j.law may isa pang photo na naka one piece naman sila pareho. inutos din ba yun?
db FHM magazine may US version din? pero hindi sila copycat. just saying :p
copycat! di ba si lizzie uy ang editor ng magazine na yan!? kkahiyuh!
I thought si Raymond Gutierrez ang EIC...
The problem is even if youre already caught cheating or copying, people still think it's ok and even justify it. No accountability. Stop making lousy excuses for them, it's obvious that the ideas were copied. :(
what's new? gaya gaya puto maya naman ang mga pinoy, mga staff seguro ng magasin na yan, wannabe hollywood
Hindi po totoong required silang gayahin ang US version. There's a reason kung bakit ganyan ang pose ni Jennifer Lawrence. Kasama yun sa cover story. I don't think pareho sila ni Georgina ng cover story. Same goes dun sa iba. They are allowed but not required.Hindi porke't pwede ibig sabihin dapat gawin mo. Parang ang bad taste kasi nakikita mo ang comparison. Parang generic pharmacy ang dating ng local version tapos yung US Mercury Drug.
says who? di ba nga Imitation is the Best Form of Flaterry
oh wow, what a better generic version si georgina then!
they ran out of ideas na? hehe.
To set things straight, local editions of international or U.S. based magazines like Esquire are strictly as in strictly monitored by the mother management of the magazines. They do this in order to ensure that local editions adhere to the quality, look, feel, reportorial style of their international counterpart. Understandably, strict monitoring and compliance are just some of the measures being done by the mother management in order to protect the interest and reputation of their international magazine. Covers included in this item are not mere copycats. Rather, they are local versions inspired by international covers.
thank you! that's what i was thinking, but you explained it so well. local versions inspired by intl covers. and if they want to do something totally different from that, then well and good. if they're going to do a generic version, then that's that. - dina mahaliparot
and dedemanding niyo mga teh! parang OA kayo sa paghihimutok.BTW.. Georgina did it BETTER!!!
Nope Jennifer Lawrence is hotter and sexier may curves pa talaga
couldn't agree with you more! georgina so did it better! don't get me wrong, i love jennifer lawrence. but in this one, i liked georgie's version more.
correct! she's sexier than jennifer lawrence.if you dont like it, dont buy it!
georgina is prettier pero mas may ommphhh factor pa rin si jlaw
copya, copya, copya. Why even bother with local covers?
These are direct copies...which mean that the locals have no talent, no imagination and no originality.
you're a donkey's behind. if you think you can do better, DO IT!
E di eto din copycat din? haha!http://magculture.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/esquires.jpghttp://magculture.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/alilois.jpghttp://farm4.static.flickr.com/3504/3987685394_e0ce99f811_o.jpg-A
What else is new? dahh..
Kopya lang pala... wagas kung maka-angkin ng credit si ateng Raymond. Kala ko naman siya nag-isip. Creative director na walang creative freedom.... To talagang si beckimond... tsk... tsk...
The differencesFirst coverPh.right hand ang gamit ng babaeUS..left handSecond Cover--Ph. The word no more Mr. Nice GuyUS--walang wordThird CoverPh---Nakaside view ni IzaUS---front and center pose ni Angelinahahahahahaha...COPY CAT...
let's face it. copy cat naman lagi dito sa pinas. Movies pa lang nga e. Kaya humihina ang movie industry. Old movies have more substance and originality. Sa music scene naman panay remake... hay
Bonga lng ng talent ni gaymund at lizzy- copycat executives! only in da philippines...! Kaya di nabebenta ang mga magazines puro back issue
Management was made aware that there should be similarities in terms of the concept or inspiration so we shouldn't overreact. Even before we've seen what we called "the copy cat" covers, they've of course, unblinkingly reviewed & noticed the similarities before presenting to the public. They're under the same umbrella so it's perfectly fine. We can call it a real Scanner if the covers are for another mag,
congrats! may achievement ka nang maipagmamalaki, may legacy ka na!
E ano gusto niyo original dapat ung sa PH?! E ung BA-YO nga naglabas ng orig at creative ang pagkakaisip ng concept ang daming ngumalngal din! E ano ba ang gusto nyo?! Mga wala kayong kakuntentuhan! Me ma issue lang! Hindi naman kayo bibili ng magazine na yan! Mga parlor at mga dentista at sa mga me waiting service Lang naman ang bumibili nyan!! Mahipan lang ng hangin gusto me issue na agad!!
ay si liz uy ba? eew. she's so gross, kahit anong gawin nia. we don't know if this is just a ruse from esquire itself. do you actually know what's going within their memos? baka mamaya clever ruse nga, kze tingnan mo, pinaguusapan ngayon.
I don't see anything wrong in the similarities. The one with Iza on the cover was tastefully done, an ode to Angelina's gorgeous cover. Baka nga naman nagpaalam ang Pinas na kokopyahin nila and Esquire US agreed.