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2011's Creative Noisemakers

The designers and groups who had a frenetic two thousand eleven!
From staging extravagant fashion shows to dressing the hottest pop stars, producing retail collaborations and design competitions, to bouncing back from misdeeds in a philanthropic manner, Filipino designers were anything but idle in 2011.We list for you the headline-makers of the past

Fashion Watch Summer 2012: Philip Rodriguez

Pastels and florals to end Fashion Watch Summer 2012 on a blooming note.
Fashion design veteran Philip Rodriguez closed the Summer 2012 installment of Fashion Watch with an exuberant collection of pastels and florals that carried with it the lightness of spring and summer together with the romantic glamour that is the trademark of Cebuano

Fashion Watch Summer 2012: Ivarluski Aseron

Ivar takes to prints for his summer collection.
From what we've seen from designer Ivarluski Aseron, he prefers solid neutrals—black, white, and grays—than bright colors and prints. But for summer 2012, he takes a bold step by introducing vivid colors and a pretty print to his repertoire. Taking inspiration from

Fashion Watch Summer 2012: Ito Curata

A daring collection from the couture designer.
For his last showing of the year for Fashion Watch, designer Ito Curata turned down the wattage of his usually glamorous, all dressed up aesthetic. He opted for a breezier, more youthful style this season, taking full advantage of the liberal skin-baring

Fashion Watch Summer 2012: Norman Noriega

Pared-down sexiness from the minimalist designer.
In the 9-week tide of Fashion Watch Summer 2012, there was nary an absence of tribute to the ultra-feminine sensibility, in waves of classic, modern, and romantic styles. These had us awash in glamorous floor-length gowns, frilly minidresses, super skimpy resortwear, and

Fashion Watch Summer 2012: Ferdi Abuel

An all-grown up summer for designer Ferdi Abuel.
The lady we saw from Ferdi Abuel in his Holiday 2011 Fashion Watch outing was a sporty lass, albeit a smartly dressed one—a Converse-wearing type who looks as if she threw on her mother's tailored separates over her gazar knee-length shorts with

Fashion Watch Summer 2012: Len Nepomuceno

Len looks to the flapper era for summer inspiration.
Designer Len Nepomuceno told us that she was besotted with the flapper era when she was conceptualizing her collection for Fashion Watch Summer 2012. Such an inspiration would come as no surprise from the designer, whose aesthetic is markedly, basically feminine. But her collection

Fashion Watch Summer 2012: Joey Samson

The designer explores new frontier with his summer 2012 outing called Man on the Moon.
While it's not readily apparent in the most obvious and conventional of ways, designer Joey Samson is a lover of quirk. His mastery of tailoring is markedly infused with a sort of idiosyncrasy that has become synonymous with his aesthetic. These manifest