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Meet the designers behind "Fashion for Frontliners."
In light of the scarcity of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which serves as our frontliners’ first line of defense, some fashion designers have been pooling in their talent and resources to help manufacture these essential garments.Fashion for Frontliners is the latest team
In case you didn't notice, feathers are a celeb fave these days.
Alexa, play Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire's 1935 version of Cheek to Cheek. There's an innate glamour to draping yourself in feathers—images of megawatt Old Hollywood screen sirens floating down the red carpet fitted with long white gloves and scarlet-lipped smiles instantly come
Arci chose to promote a local designer while in Hollywood.
It’s been a busy couple of days for Arci Muñoz, who has been spotted traversing around Los Angeles, California from party to party and has even met two key figures in the award-winning Korean film Parasite. A night before the Oscars, however,
Proof that history and culture can live on in couture.
Sudden silence. The stage, pitch-black. A single spotlight. An elderly, hunchback woman, shuffles towards centerstage, holding her luggage of belongings, and falls on her haunches. An eerie sight. It was at this point that the audience was completely confused. Was it a theatrical
There's someone for every kind of look!
Scenario: Prom season is approaching fast, and while you've got your dress all dreamed up, you have yet to approach a fashion designer and, you know, actually bring it to life. Stumped for local masters to turn to? Here, we list down
See how much you need to shell out for a local designer piece.
Hear us out: Buying a designer piece is almost the same as investing. You shell out big bucks for quality threads that will last you long and can be worn on more than one occasion. But at the mention of the word
"I'll design until I die. I could never see myself waking up and doing other things."
Starting a fashion label is only half the battle. Staying in the biz for years and earning your peers' and clients' respect are the crucial parts of being a successful designer. Hence, Francis Libiran's new milestone is no easy feat—and to mark
It's an ode to the reigning Miss Universe's personal history.
Catriona Gray has always put a lot of thought into every OOTD she's donned as a beauty queen representing the Philippines. From her clothes down to her accessories, she makes sure that they're more than just a sartorial choice for the sake of
Let Sassa Jimenez show you the ropes to non-boring, wearable makeup.
Defining what "minimal makeup" actually means is tricky, because there are just too many ways to do it that the lines start to blur. Skipping all steps aside from lipstick is obviously considered minimal makeup, but so is wearing a bit of
Local designer Mara Chua might have "the one" for you.
If you're a bride-to-be who's on the hunt for "The One" to walk down the aisle in, but still hasn't found anything that resonates with your uniqueness, then you may want to check out this collection.Local designer Mara Chua's latest bridal collection is
"Let us support Gazini, and as we continue to join her journey towards the crown, I am hoping that we stop all the bashing."
Iconic Filipino fashion designer Cary Santiago, who created the cerise-hued Phoenix gown worn by Gazini Ganados the night she was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2019, has some words to say to pageant fans bashing his creations for the Talisay beauty queen.The Cebu-based master,
I'm a sucker for dainty jewelry. I have a habit of collecting rings, necklaces, and earrings because they're super easy to mix and match depending on my mood for the day. I just feel like it adds a little something special to
Meet Clarisse Gotico.
Clarisse Gotico is reaching deep into her Filipino heritage. In a journey to reconnect with her roots, this young Fil-Am designer is on a mission to dress the modern Maria Claras of today's society. She imagines her muses clad in garments that
Congratulations, Andi Amora!
Two years ago, local designer Andi Amora flew to the Land of the Rising Sun to compete at the Japanese International Fashion Designer. This 2019, Andi tried her luck for the second time around and won not just one, but two major
Traditional, but never boring.
The fourth day of Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2019 was the last, yes, but it certainly wasn't the least. Here, spy snippets of all the designers who showed their fresh, fun takes on timeless threads.It’s a mod, mod world, says Edgar Buyan,
Check out our top picks, too!
Panasonic Manila Fashion Fest day 3 brings us a taste of the freshest looks from the street. On the runways, we're treated to a feast of punk-inspired looks rendered in statement jackets, crazy patterns, and interesting silhouettes. Scroll down to see our top
Check out all the designers who showed!
Welcome to the second day of Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2019, where generous, wholly sensory texture and ambitious architectural shapes took center stage. Check out all the designers who showed, here!Renan Pacson's freshest designs for Arin? Elevated basics boasting interesting touches. We're particularly
When it comes to putting together an ensemble, the DOT secretary proudly shows off her roots.
As secretary of the Department of Tourism, one may expect Berna Romulo Puyat to naturally promote all things proudly Filipino, from provincial delicacies to offbeat destinations. Having once been appointed undersecretary for special concerns at the Department of Agriculture, Berna has long
We talk with G Young and Sheila Osmena Go about their Eyes Wide Open show.
G Young of Vero Fine Jewelry believes being a jewelry designer is a calling. It's a profession that not many can pursue especially because its skill set goes beyond the dexterity of the hands. "Taste is vital," as G says. This, along with
Fall in love with locally-made pieces even more!
Manila FAME, the country's premier lifestyle and design trade event is back with another edition which is set to open this October 17 and run until October 19 at the World Trade Center in Metro Manila. Manila FAME is known for its