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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
See his latest fashion show here.
One of the things we love the most about the upcoming Crazy Rich Asians film adaptation is that it loudly, proudly celebrates and showcases Southeast Asian fashion talent. “Although we may have used international designers for our principals, whenever we could we put
Meet Wearing Miss Keith!
Worry no more about what you're going to wear to the next wedding you're invited to, because celebrity stylist Keith Angelo has your answer. Turn to his fledgling made-to-order label, Wearing Miss Keith! Already gaining traction in the artista circuit for his
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Now THIS is outfit repeating done right.
It's been 56 years since Puerto Rican actress Rita Moreno won an Oscar for playing Anita in West Side Story, and tonight, at the same awards show five decades later, she made history by making her red carpet appearance in the exact
Race you there!
Fashion designer Vania Romoff has finally opened her own boutique at Power Plant, Rockwell, and we absolutely cannot wait to drop by!It's definitely a hard-earned milestone in Vania's book and a huge plus for fans eager to get their hands on her
According to designer Patis Tesoro.
Wearing Filipiniana used to be reserved for formal occasions. Yellowed photos of our lolas in ternos come to mind. But these days, you’ll see more local textiles being incorporated into the current crop of styles available in the market. A woman who
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
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
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
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
Check out specially-created pieces by Joey Samson, Banggo Niu, Jaggy Glarino, and Yves Camingue.
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