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Mak Tumang reveals all the details about the making of Catriona's Miss Universe gowns.
Catriona Gray's win as Miss Universe 2018 felt as if it was written in the stars. Her mother's dream, for one, seemed like a prophecy in the making. That, coupled with her hard work and with the help of her dream team,
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,
Zandra Lim used to be a pharmacist, but is now one of the industry's faves for both intricate and minimalist wedding dresses.
The thought of having your wedding dress made can trigger fantasy, aspiration, hope, anxiety, and frustration all at once. The weight of a singular decision, compounded by years and years of secret Pinterest boards and Disney movies, rests on the shoulder of
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
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
What started as a P30,000 loan has made him one of the pillars of the Philippine fashion industry.
Randy Ortiz is one of the modern pillars of Philippine fashion. He has turned the local fashion scene into a lover of classic and timeless designs, trained our eyes as careful watchers of details, and developed our creative desire to wear locally-made clothes.
Get a glimpse of her never-before-seen archival collection.
Local designer Sassa Jimenez has an aesthetic that's synonymous to romance. Think delicate ruffles, frothy tulle, and warm palettes—it's basically a glimpse of her mood board. Through the years, we've seen her brand evolve and develop into something more "restrained, mature, and practical."
What you got ready in during your special day is almost as important as what you wore while walking down the aisle. And because it's a must to strike a balance between comfy and picture-perfect, your boudoir attire should look and feel
She's putting the spotlight on Mindanaoan weaves.
Every year, The Embassy of the Philippines in London holds a platform to bring the works of emerging Filipino fashion designers under the radar of London’s fashion influencers and trendsetters. Called The Embassy Previews, it aims "to put the spotlight on world-class Philippine brands
Fun fact: Anthony Ramirez named his store after his grandmother.
Anthony Ramirez is bringing back Teofila in a new form—a physical form, to be exact. The local designer transforms his Fall 2016 collection as a pop-up store to take showcase his pieces that are fit for the modern career woman. Below, we
Syne's founder, Patty Baligod, is making a case for bedtime luxury.
Silk is a fabric that speaks of sophistication and luxury, which is most often used for slip dresses and gowns. But who's to say you can't bring the same luxe vibe when you sleep? Local designer Patty Baligod assures that you can
You have to see Neil Felipp's intricate minaudieres!
Perhaps it was a happy coincidence that a good client and friend of Neil Felipp San Pedro's was carrying a black Suzy Wong minaudiere to interview Kevin Kwan. Or maybe it's because of the Crazy Rich Asian's author's sharp eye for quality
His whole collection is inspired by disco funk.
Yves Camingue had a vision: "to bridge the gap of sportswear and dressiness at an affordable price." He wants women to wear clothes they are comfortable to move in, and his favorite piece from his Disco Bandits collection—a lilac velvet sports jacket—makes
You'll love their timeless pieces!
If you've been looking for contemporary pieces for the modern woman, then the search ends here. Weave, a young fashion retailer showcasing local designers, offers timeless pieces that are worth investing in. Their sophisticated creations are tailored especially for Filipinas of today's
She's also a PEFTA alumna!
Vania Romoff is every fashion insider and celebrity's top choice when in need of a frock that's both elegant and romantic. She knows very well how to accentuate the right curves of a woman's body. Her aesthetic represents movement, fluidity, and subtle
Strike a balance between wearable and stunning.
Mark Bumgarner is expanding his footprint (pun intended) in the world of fashion: The womenswear designer recently released an Insta-worthy shoe collection that offers a little something for everyone. We were instantly smitten with the modern feminine details of the shoes—lush feathers,
She draws inspiration from both Manila and Tokyo.
Meet Karen Abigail Ono, the head designer of fashion label Abie Abie.This Japanese designer showcased a full 20-piece collection at the recently-concluded Panasonic Manila Fashion Fest. Fondly referred to as Abie, she graduated from the Vantan Fashion Institute in Tokyo and worked in Ralph
Get to know more about this rising design talent.
1. What got you started into fashion design?"I did PR work before studying dressmaking at Slim's Fashion and Arts School. When I finished the dressmaking course, I decided to look for an internship because I learn best under a mentor who pushes
This should change the way you see the local banig.
Traditional weaves and locally-made textiles are back in the spotlight with the help and support of budding designers and independent groups. With this collective effort, we're brimming with optimism that age-old traditions and art forms won't cease to exist. They need to