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This Fashionista.com 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! Fashionista.com's associate editor Whitney Bauck chose one of CJ's unique, draped red-and-white plaid frocks to make
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Here's Proof That Velvet Is Your Best Bet for Your Next Big Occasion

Now this is evening glam.
There's something so inherently decadent about swathing yourself in velvet come nighttime. It's almost conspiratory, as if you're cloaked in simultaneous excess and mystery: It's plush yet wearable, opulent yet subtle. Cebu-based designer Mike Yapching's collection for Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival is out
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Afraid to Try Print on Print? This Outfit Will Change Your Mind

Despite the abundance of prints, it comes across as quite subtle.
Somewhere out there an old-school fashion conservative is clutching her pearls at the thought of mixing prints. But at the show presented by Benjie Panizales for Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2018, these archaic rules have gone out the window. Here, the prints
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These Filipina Designers Showed Their Collections at Vancouver Fashion Week

Krizia Jimenez and Tia Lacson's LuxeSaint were handpicked by the VFW team itself.
Halfway across the globe, two Filipina designers presented their holiday collections—tropics-speak for Fall/Winter 2018—at Vancouver Fashion Week held last March 19 to 25 in Vancouver, Canada as we were hunkering down for Holy Week. But it wasn’t just a matter of flying the clothes
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This Collection Shows How Basics Can Be Anything But Basic

A collection that is unabashedly wearable.
It’s hard to put a finger on the pulse of Teofila’s collection for Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2018. Is it minimalist? The solid colored dresses seem to say so. But what about the use of pintucks and asymmetrical hemming? These surprise details
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Utilitarian Pieces for an On-the-Go Lifestyle

Perfect for layering, too!
KC Pusing’s presentation for Manila Fashion Festival 2018 scaled back on the glitz and overdosed on attitude. You can see it even in the styling of the models, with their heavily lined eyes and pulled-back hair. This collection means business.With a very
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Here's a Formal Outfit for When You Don't Want to Wear a Dress

It screams, "I'm in charge!"
Think prints are as far as updating pantsuits can go? Wait till you see Rob Ortega’s iteration from his latest collection.Playing around with sheer fabrics, embellishments, and metallics, Rob’s Manila Fashion Festival 2018 collection is a sultry mélange of feminine and edgy, sharp
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Here's a Fresh and Youthful Way to Wear Pleats

We're loving Cheetah Rivera's smart use of color.
At Cheetah Rivera’s collection for Manila Fashion Festival 2018, the colors came out swinging like a jab, jab, right hook combination. Turquoise! Fuchsia! Bright orange! The orange was made even brighter by its flowy pleated glory.Even white is amplified by setting it
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Fans and Friends Pay Tribute To Pitoy Moreno On Social Media

He was a legend.
Iconic Filipino fashion force Pitoy Moreno has passed away, and social media is overflowing with tributes to the late designer. From one-of-a-kind memories to simpler expressions of grief, his fans and friends alike have taken to the web to tell the world
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This Vogue Italia Fashion Editorial Was Created by Filipinos

It looks stunning.
The recent reboot of major Vogue titles couldn't be any more timely. The changing tides of the politics of fashion is definitely in dire need of something new, with inclusivity and global reach at its heart. Vogue Italia's Sara Maino, known for
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This Swarovski-Covered Michael Cinco Piece Is 20 Feet Long

It's breathtaking.
For this year's Swarovski Exhibition, the crystal authority is heading to the land of opulent haute couture: Dubai. Designers based in the Middle East will be showcasing pieces for the exhibit, the list including one of our very own, Filipino designer Michael
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12 Best Filipino-Designed Beauty Pageant Looks of 2017

Evening gowns and national costumes that even the most snobbish fashion girls approve of.
First of all, we’re glad we no longer have early 2015 problems.Remember the time when we’d see Pinay beauty queens in looks that are: a) not made by fellow Filipinos, b) incongruent to our culture, c) ill-fitting, or d) all of the
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Joey Samson Shares His Journey as a Fashion Designer

He looks back on his beginnings, his challenges, and why he took the road less traveled.
“One thing I always ask first-time clients is, ‘Are you familiar with my body of work?’” It’s a simple question and one most fashion designers probably ask, but it’s a question that, especially in Joey Samson’s case, merits a thoughtful answer.Because if