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Does Fashion Still Need Runway Shows? This New Virtual Concept Suggests Otherwise

Filipino designers focused on storytelling at The Front Row fashion show.
The constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic have led designers to fully utilize digital means to showcase their work. Both locally and internationally, these designers have streamed actual runway shows—models on the catwalk and all—giving everyone the chance to sit in the front

The Future of Pinoy Fashion Is Bright and Young

Olivia Reyes and Keli Teo, the youngest ever to join our annual Best Dressed list, lead the pack of young guns that will take the local fashion industry to the future.
Whereas 12-year old blogger Tavi Gevinson starting Style Rookie in 2008 or 16-year old Julia Barretto fronting Preview Magazine in 2013 was considered a fashion milestone in the past, the new poster girls of of fashion’s “start ‘em young” philosophy are getting

Bea Samson Marries East and West Pop Culture in Her New Collection

Here's a sneak peek!
In fashion, we learn that anything and everything is possible. You are limited only by your imagination. Local designer Bea Samson expertly demonstrates this sentiment in her latest ready-to-wear line, Paraluman. She pulled inspiration from "imaginative costumes from cinema such as those of

5 Lies That Are Keeping You From Getting Your Dream Prom Dress

Here's what fashion designers have to say.
Every young woman deserves to attend prom looking like the most beautiful girl in the room. It’s an exciting milestone and possibly the closest we have to experiencing a Cinderella moment. And while buying an off-the-rack outfit is always a practical option,

Lauren Reid Writes a Letter to Her 13-Year-Old Self

Our celebrity guest editor has advice for her teenage self.
Dear 13-year-old Lauren,Friends aren’t everything; your friends are not your world. Be selfish—not in an inconsiderate way, but do things for yourself to better your future. It's okay to put yourself first sometimes.IMAGE JC Cerilla(Esme Palaganas boxy shirt with ruffled sleeves, P2850,;

AirAsia Runway Ready Designers Take Over Manila Fashion Festival

Team Philippines is at it again!
Roughly two months after representing the country at the AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search held at the Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week in Malaysia, two of the top three local designers from the competition are back for another fashion extravaganza. This time around, they're taking

Bea Samson Explores Her Sartorial Side

And it's tailored perfection!
PEFTA (Preview Emerging Fashion Talent Awards) almuna Bea Samson is a perfectionist. For her PEFTA collection back in 2013, Bea explored digital fabric printing on oversized cocoon-like silhouettes, a technique, if ever executed poorly would've been more craft-like than couture. Then for

Team Philippines Steps it Up for Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week

With three stunning collections.
At the recently concluded AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search held during Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week, three Filipino designers (Bea Samson, Ron Xavier Santos, and Mae-Ann Veloso) represented the country and went up against other designers from all around South Asia. Drawing inspiration

Bea Samson Goes Up And Beyond

She's on a high and theres no bringing her down.
Inspired by aviation and the world beyond our stratosphere, Bea Samson presents a collection that is out of this world. Roughing up her take on the jumpsuit (which has been a runway staple these past couple of days), she straps down her

What's Long, Yellow And Has So Much #peels?

We're going bananas over this sexy newcomer to the scene.
We have to admit, going to one Fashion Week after another can be cause for fatigue, yet we’re absolutely excited about the Manila Fashion Festival now on its second season.From March 19 – 22, come to The Eye at Green Sun Hotel for

Pefta 2013

This year's new crop of designers brought their A-game with an outstanding interpretation of movement.
It was a celebration of talent and creativity as Preview formally introduced this year’s batch of emerging talents. Held at SM Aura Premier, guests were treated to a lovely exhibit dubbed as “The Art of Movement,” featuring the works of fashion students