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These Local Designer Tote Bags Are The Coolest Accessory for The "New Normal"

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

UPDATE: We Now Have a Medically-Reviewed PPE Suit Design!

It's free to use! Here's how you can contribute to the Philippine fashion industry's fight against COVID-19.
UPDATE: With the help of Infectious Diseases Specialist Dr. Jesus Julio Ancheta of The Medical City Sta. Rosa Laguna, Vice President Leni Robredo and fashion designer Mich Dulce have identified that the ideal, recommended material for PPE suits is taffeta SBL. The doctor also

This Military-Inspired Collection Won at TernoCon 2020

Mentors Ivarluski Aseron, Lesley Mobo, and TernoCon 2018 Winner Marlon Tuazon, also presented spectacular collections.
It’s only been the second installation of TernoCon, a project led by Bench and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, and we’ve already witnessed a plethora of beautiful ternos that prove that the piece’s design and craftsmanship have much more potential than

All the Looks from FIP's Best Streetwear and Avant-Garde Designers

Watch out for these cool local designers from the Fashion Institute of the Philippines.
The local fashion scene is brimming with fresh talents just waiting to be discovered. One of the founts of new emerging designers, the Fashion Institute of the Philippines (FIP), put together a fashion week to give the spotlight on these gifted designers.

All the Looks from FIP's Bridal Show 2019

For brides, bridesmaids, and even wedding guests!
Ah, weddings! It's a big celebration of two people promising to spend their lives together. If you're a bride-to-be looking for the perfect dress for your special day, or even a guest who's still on the hunt for what to wear, then

Pitoy Moreno's Most Memorable Shows, Muses, and More

In this 2009 interview, Pitoy shares his colorful years in the industry.
We pay tribute to the Fashion Czar of the Asia and celebrate his remarkable life, his ingenious craft and enormous contribution to the industry. In this article we published in August 2009, we visited the late Pitoy Moreno in his Malate home for a

The Reason Why Michael Cinco's Creations Are World-Famous

Just how does he do it?
Michael Cinco needs no fancy introduction. We Filipino fashionphiles have seen enough of his creations to know that this man is a legend in the making. His couture gowns have made countless headlines all over the world through the years, worn by Hollywood

Here's What It's Really Like to Be a Filipino Fashion Designer

Randy Ortiz, Jojie Lloren, Rajo Laurel, and Francis Libiran get real about the fashion industry.
Designers are hands down one of the pillars of the fashion industry. Without them, this multibillion-dollar business will simply fall apart. Even locally, we have Filipino fashion designers who deserve utmost recognition; it is their dedication and love for the craft that

10 Things You Should Know About Tom Ford

Learn about his early life, career beginnings, and his eccentric quirks.
As one of the most influential designers of our age, Tom Ford has revolutionized the world of fashion and art one too many times. Today, he continues to make a mark through his eponymous fashion and beauty line, which is finally in

AirAsia Is Looking for This Year's Most Promising Fashion Designer!

Do you have what it takes to be part of Team Philippines?
The search is on for the next AirAsia Runway Ready Designer!With a chance to take home prizes worth at least RM350,000 (equivalent to over four million in Philippine peso)—including a confirmed slot in Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week RTW 2018; RM25,000 to produce

Designer to Watch: Paola Lazatin

The 20-year old designer imagines the future with sustainable recyclable fashion.
Her bedsheet-inspired Slaves of Slumber collection at the 2016 UP Clothing Technology graduation show last January stood out for its aesthetic and innovation. Twenty-year-old Paola hopes that her work can be a vehicle toward change.“The fashion industry is in dire need of

5 Designers for the Classy Hubadera

Support your ratchet tendencies.
When you're living in a tropical country like the Philippines where it’s hot all year long, on several occasions, being a hubadera becomes widely accepted. But whether you’re using the humid weather as an excuse or simply inclined to the skin-baring trend,

5 Local Designers Who Can Make Your Dream Off-Shoulder Piece

Fairy godmothers!
Not quite over the clavicle-baring trend and you suddenly find yourself attending a beach wedding or a summer event? We suggest you find yourself your designer who can make you that off-shoulder piece you’ve been dreaming of. For your sake, we’ve rounded

10 International Fashion Designers to Follow on Instagram

Enter the virtual world of these world-famous fashion designers.
If you love following designer brands and double-tapping on their runway photos, then you’ll surely enjoy browsing through the IG feeds of the creative minds that bring those collections to life. Herewith, the 10 international fashion designers you need to follow on

The Fashion Designer Who Became a Priest

How Gang Gomez went from couture to clergy.
My tita­-­ness reached its peak when I attended an afternoon lecture at the Makati Garden Club. With me were my classmates: grey-haired 80-year-olds donning their pearls and nuns whose distinct aroma of rose bead rosaries lingered. Our lecturer was Dom Martin de