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10 Local Fashion Businesses You Can Still Support Online

Their e-shops are open!
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced malls and stores to close, leaving smaller local businesses to fend for themselves amidst the government-imposed lockdown that's barred everyone from exiting their homes. Despite the quarantine situation, though, there are still ways you can support these

Carl Jan Cruz is Holding a Special Sale

"This sales effort is channeled towards empowering the members of the CJC team, especially the mananahis, or as we like to call them, 'the Ladies'."
Filipino designer Carl Jan Cruz, known and beloved for his cool, masterfully deconstructed denims and linens, has announced that his namesake label is holding an online sale to help support the members of its skilled atelier team."After a few days of shock

5 Unisex Pieces from Local Brands You Need to Check Out

From jackets to beach towels!
In the era of gender inclusivity, fashion follows suit and takes progressive steps with the help of brands that transfer power to the wearer and achieve wider acceptance of everyone's preferences. While some may think that gender-neutral fashion is just a trend

This Filipino Model Won The 2019 Asia Model Star Award in Seoul

Meet Philippe Magalona.
Filipino model Philippe Magalona has received the 2019 Asia Model Star Award at the recent Asia Model Festival in Seoul, South Korea!"It was nerve-wracking, emotional, and never in my life would I imagine to win an award for the body of work that

This Editor Wore a Filipino Designer to the Met Gala

She graced the event in a dress by Carl Jan Cruz.
One of our very own fashion talents has graced the Met Gala 2019's unforgettable pink carpet, and it's none other than young designer Carl Jan Cruz!'s associate editor Whitney Bauck chose one of CJ's unique, draped red-and-white plaid frocks to make

This Is the Coolest Pop-Up Store You Shouldn't Miss This Weekend!

Get your cool girl uniform from Carl Jan Cruz x Shop Tilda!
Two local brands—online retailer Tilda and designer Carl Jan Cruz—have joined forces to bring you a collection that highlights the "aesthetic of intelligent anti-fashion with a high appreciation for craftsmanship and fabric," Tilda owner, Christine Dychiao tells Preview."Speaking on a personal capacity, my

Pia Wurtzbach Does Not Need a Crown to Be a Queen

A few months after relinquishing her crown, she opens up about life after Miss Universe.
Everybody, make way for the queen—Pia Wurtzbach is on the move!The crown may no longer be on her head, but who could even dare forget that momentous evening when she was proclaimed Miss Universe 2015 in her now-iconic cobalt blue serpentina gown

This Local Designer Can Make Your Denim Dreams Come True

Because it's a must in every closet.
There is no denying that denim is an essential—you probably own multiple pairs, in various washes and cuts, and have worn them to no end. But you've never really worn denim if you haven't slipped into a piece made by Carl Jan Cruz.

These Local Brands Were Present at the Amazon Fashion Week in Tokyo

Philippines’ finest were showcased on the runway.
Tokyo is one of the world’s center stages when it comes to the latest in fashion. And as part of Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Asian Fashion Meets Tokyo organizes a show that aims to introduce select designers from South

Carl Jan Cruz Qualifies For The Lvmh Prize

At 21, our very own CJ Cruz is in the running for the prestigious international award.
Carl Jan Cruz, also known as CJ by his friends, has been in and out of the industry in the past eight years—he has served as a styling assistant to Melvin Mojica, a menswear designer for Melissa Dizon-Ramsey’s Eairth, and also an