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This Online Store Transforms Fabric Scraps Into Top-Tier Fashion Statements

Visiting their digital hub already brings readers to a conceptual experience.
Everything about Toqa Fashion Studio translates to creativity. Visiting its digital hub already brings readers to a conceptual experience of its online store with a “trip” to Manila, featuring snippets of landmarks that the brand has been to across the metro, and

How To Start Up Your Brand Now

Fashion entrepreneurs share their tried and tested tips.
(Gif by Yayay De Castro)Lack of creative talent isn’t something the local fashion industry should worry about. The number of fashion schools and students therein attest to that. However, not every designer has the know-how or the proper resources to turn their

Alteration Shops To Try In Manila

When it comes to clothes, fit is everything.
You go to the mall, spot that dress you’ve been eyeing since forever (it’s the last piece), and as a bonus, you find out it’s on sale! But there’s a slight hitch: it’s not your size. Don’t you just hate it when

10 No-sweat Ways To Hide Flabby Arms

Because concealing them doesn't always equate to wearing long sleeves.
You’ve been working your butt off like crazy at the gym or by playing sports but alas, at the end of the day, the arm is part of the unholy trinity (the stomach and thighs being the other two), making it one

Hot Now: Embellished Tops

Check out the micro-trend that throws cropped counterparts out the game.
Cropped tops might have been the summer’s hottest trend but we’re cooling things down with sparkles as May comes to a fast close. Spotted on the red carpet at Cannes and all over Pairs for TV’s biggest wedding, embellished tops bulldoze its

Everything Red And Green

Spread Christmas cheer by flaunting this season's hottest hues.
Red with gold, white with green, and blue with silver are all holiday pairings, but if there is one color combo that outshines them all, it would have to be the classic red and green. There's nothing more festive than these two

Personal Stylist: May Showers

We put together four ensembles that you can wear rain or shine.
It’s that transitional season again when it’s still too hot to wear thick layers yet too risky to wear open-toed footwear because of sudden rainshowers. Summer is about to end and the rainy days are knocking on our doors. The weather may

Bershka In Manila

The Spanish brand is just in time for the hot, hot heat.
Spanish clothing brand Bershka is finally here! The hip clothing store, also the sister company of brands like Zara and Massimo Dutti―you know you can’t go wrong―recently opened their 785th store worldwide in Glorietta 2, ensuring us of one stylish season. The

Proudrace: 1990nile

Finally, the streetwear brand's S/S 2013 collection.
Three inspirations, a fondness for athletic uniforms, and a constant '90s streetwear course bring us to 1990Nile, the Spring/Summer 2013 offering of Manila-based label, Proudrace. Since the release of their first collection four years ago, the brand has grown internationally in countries such

Be The Ambassador Of Positive Vibes

Team Manila releases a capsule collection about spreading the good vibes.
Filipinos in general are known to be always in a good mood, always welcoming, and always warm. Think of the last monsoon that hit our city, we still see most of our countrymen helping each other and smiling in photos as if

Proudrace: Gang Of, Spring/summer 2012

Skate basics in dark monochromes from the indie label.
Pat Bondoc and Rik Rasos, the duo behind indie label Proudrace, have something up their sleeves: a tribute to their gang of skaters, their girlfriends, and motley of cool culture renegades. Gang Of is Proudrace's Spring/Summer 2012 offering, "a collection of restrained


Induce a positively fabulous sugar rush with these saccharine sorbet hues

The New Taste Of Chocolate

The clothing company re-launches under new management.
Chocolate Clothing Company has a fresh new look, updated with mouth-watering labels, under a new management led by entrepreneur, Finina Tugade. The mini fashion mecca takes steps further to create a woman’s dream closet by refurbishing its stores and coming up with

Fashion Forum At Sm

SM Department Store welcomes imported brands for a more dynamic shopping experience.
For many years, SM has become a household name; and perhaps, began the “malling” phenomenon in the country. Starting with a small store in the middle of downtown Manila, it now boasts of several branches of multi-story superstores where you can get

Randy Ortiz For Kashieca Luxe

A collection inspired by Madame Grès with easy to wear pieces that compliment today’s empowered women.
When Kashieca launched its prestige line, Kashieca Luxe, it had undertaken the goal of advancing the brand to the echelons of first-class dressing. Favorably, it didn’t fail, especially with the names Lucy Torres-Gomez and Kris Aquino fronting the bridge label. Now with

Shopping Guide: Military-inspired Pieces

Key pieces to help you win every style war.
Men in uniform command attention like no other. The style army are having their share of the spotlight as well, marching in military-inpired pieces replete with epaulets, buttons and buckles—sans the stiff and stern presence.These sergeants of style are armed with mostly

Forever 21 Fever

US brand, Forever 21, finally opens in Manila.
One of the most popular international clothing chains opened its flagship store at the second floor of SM Megamall Building A, with a massive selection of its signature fun and creative clothing designs and accessories. The original Forever 21 from the U.S. has