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Tag: Local designer
It's impossible to choose a favorite!
Rajo Laurel recently launched his Spring 2019 collection entitled 1990. His new offerings for his fashion lines, Rajo! and House of Laurel, are united under the same theme, which the local designer has translated into easy pieces reminiscent of '90s minimalist silhouettes.But as Rajo rides
Sam Richelle is back with a stylish new collection.
It's been two years since Samantha Richelle entered the local fashion. We recall loving her androgynous pieces that could easily find a home in every fashion girl's closet. But after her Fall 2017 launch, Sam admits she's sort of plateaued. In an interview with Preview,
Rest in peace, James.
Designer James Reyes just passed away on March 16 at the young age of 48. The unfortunate news came from an announcement by the Fashion & Design Council of the Philippines, along with a flood of posts on his Facebook page, mourning the
Take a look at this talented bunch.
The brainchild of Loralee Baron-Soong and Amina Aranaz-Alunan, School of Fashion and the Arts (SoFA) Design Institute of the Philippines is the first ever college specializing in design. Since its establishment in 2007, the school has produced some of the most talented local fashion
Heart Evangelista's favorite designer has launched a new line of fine jewelry and handbags.
Mark Bumgarner is setting up his brand to be your one-stop shop for all your fashion needs. From ball gowns to ready-to-wear clothes and shoes, the local designer also recently launched a line of fine jewelry and exotic-skin handbags that are fit
Her aesthetic is dainty and ultra feminine.
Elizabeth Hallie is a local designer who's best known in the wedding industry. She's been in the business for 15 years, which makes it no surprise that she's also on the radar of our top local influencers. In fact, when Kryz Uy tied the
Take a look!
In case you missed it, the Jonas Brothers surprised us with a comeback music video last Friday! We've caught the love bug all over again as Joe, Kevin, and Nick debuted their new single, Sucker.What's more, their significant others made fashionable cameos,
The Filipina designer is a Hollywood favorite!
It seems like Filipina designer Monique Lhuillier has been doing her fair share of awards show rounds this year. After dressing multiple A-listers from the 2019 Golden Globes, the recently-concluded Academy Awards provided further proof (as if we need more!) of her being a certified Hollywood
Take a look at their gorgeous sketches!
The Academy Awards, most commonly known as the Oscars, is one of the most prestigious award-giving bodies that recognize superb talent in the film industry. Year after year, the world tunes in to the awards night, not just to see who will
Meet some of the pillars of the local fashion scene!
Purificacion and Salvacion Lim Higgins, more commonly known as Slim, established a school for Filipinos who aspire to make it big in the fashion scene. We know it today as Slim's Fashion and Arts School, and below, we list down its most notable
Beauty queens like Rachel Peters, Venus Raj, Ariella Arida, Karen Galman, and Gabriella Isler all swear by it!
A lipstick is perhaps the one indispensable beauty item in a lady's purse. One swipe of a rich rouge can set the tone of your day or change your mood, even. This is probably why beauty pageant queens pay close attention to
Local designer Jearson Demavivas tells Preview about all about the indigenous fabrics they used throughout the competition.
Apart from winning the Miss Universe crown, Catriona Gray has succeeded in many ways: For one, she triumphantly put the spotlight on local textiles, not to mention its ethical and proper use for modern wear. Catriona is admired for taking that extra step and for tapping local
He designed Catriona Gray’s now-iconic national costume boots, among others.
For Jojo Bragais, shoes are his source of joy. They got him through the most painful heartbreaks and gave him his second shot at life after deciding to abandon his practice as a licensed midwife and nurse. After discovering his talent in
It's also proudly Filipino!
Throughout the Miss Universe pageant and beyond, Catriona Gray has consistently kept her fashion choices solely to Filipino brands and designers. Our very own Miss Philippines is often photographed wearing local from head-to-toe. In particular, one standout aspect of Catriona's outfits has been
They specialize in made-to-measure suits for the power woman.
The power suit has been a working woman's style staple as of late as we continue to overturn and redefine gender equality. However, as easy as it is for men to readily purchase a suit for themselves, it's unfortunately difficult for women
The future of Philippine fashion is bright!
The University of The Philippines' Clothing Technology (UPCT) students just recently held their graduation show. Called Enigma, the presentation featured eight students and their respective final collections—a culmination of their growth and honed skills throughout the duration of the course.As part of
She's off to the US!
Catriona Gray has officially started her Miss Universe duties. The beauty queen flew to New York city, where she'll be staying in a shared apartment with Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers. And as expected, Catriona traveled in style, wearing another piece of
It was definitely a good year for Pinoy Pride!
2018 was undoubtedly a good year for Pinoy pride—one of the most colorful in the decade, if we say so ourselves. From fashion, film, to sports, we've reached some major milestones thanks to our fellow Filipinos that raised the country's flag in
Classic pieces you'll love!
New year, new wardrobe? Say no more! Studio 17's classic pieces are just what you need to reinvent your closet this 2019 from the ground up. The brand has the perfect designs to build you a fresh look, boasting basic pieces that
These accessories are a must-have!
From Kelsey Merrit walking down the VS runway to Catriona Gray winning Miss Universe, there's no denying the world class quality of Filipino talent. However, oftentimes, only a lucky few get the opportunity to have their craft recognized by a wide audience,