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Designer Zarah Juan is selling her iconic bags to raise funds for our jeepney drivers in need.
These trying times have awakened the bayanihan spirit in the fashion industry, especially amongst big-name designers who have the networking and resources to provide whatever support they can to their fellow Filipinos. There are designers who have banded together to assuage the shortage
Chris Nick’s new collection isn’t just a modernization of 1920’s fashion, but it is also a stunning visual of the modern FIlipina: confident, bold, and expressive.
We first met Chris Nick back in June 2019. His maiden collection floored us as he was able to capture Parisian elegance in contemporary pieces you’ll surely tag as closet mainstays. Now, Chris is back with yet another jet black collection, inspired
We say goodbye to an extraordinary individual who dedicated himself to making our country a better place.
Today, the Philippines has lost one of its most passionate, creative individuals: Multi-talented designer Brian Tenorio has just passed away.Perhaps the fashion industry knows him best for his work as a shoe designer, dedicated to bringing the Marikina shoe industry to the
She even photographed the official lookbook for her PPE collection at home!
Over the course of this quarantine, a number of small enterprises have sprouted, either as a means for creative expression or as another source of income. However, that wasn’t exactly the case for up-and-coming, 23-year-old designer Sam Rivera, who initially had plans for
Kelvin Morales whipped up a full collection of minimalist streetwear looks with a twist of stylish strangeness.
Kelvin Morales doesn't not shy away from evoking unsettling feelings. In fact, his aesthetic as a designer is heavily hinged unto these eccentric nuances, coupled with a clean, luxurious take on modern fashion. This is especially evident in the local designer's collection. Kelvin's
Going to the grocery? Running errands? A roomy tote bag is what you need!
Admittedly, our fashion choices have changed over the last few months. We’re not only buying what’s essential but dressing up in what’s essential. Basically, fashion over function is a thing of the past and we now wear clothes that first and foremost
The suits had a special Filipino touch to them, too!
In line with the enhanced community quarantine, all domestic and international flights via Philippine Airlines have been cancelled until April 30. Last April 14, however, the airline operated two special flights from Manila to Toronto and Vancouver to ferry Canadian citizens who were
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