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The fashion community mourns the loss of another local talent.
The beginning of the Christmas season was not so merry for the Philippine fashion industry. In the morning of December 1, the Philippines has lost one of its most skilled and selfless designers, Jeffrey Rogador. Jeffrey began as a Fine Arts student in
Rabiya sticks to her roots and supports local fashion!
Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo is serving looks and we’re here for it! You’d think that she’d be dressed up in luxury pieces and designer shoes, but Rabiya sticks to her roots and supports local fashion designers. Take a look below all
Furne One yearned to create a swimwear look that empowered the modern Filipina.
One of the most exciting things about pageantry is the fashion. The candidates go all out for the evening gowns and national costumes, and of course, they strut their best assets in gorgeous bikini sets, too. Now, for this year's competition, the
Chris Nick’s new collection isn’t just a modernization of 1920’s fashion, but it is also a stunning visual of the modern FIlipina: confident, bold, and expressive.
We first met Chris Nick back in June 2019. His maiden collection floored us as he was able to capture Parisian elegance in contemporary pieces you’ll surely tag as closet mainstays. Now, Chris is back with yet another jet black collection, inspired
Proof that history and culture can live on in couture.
Sudden silence. The stage, pitch-black. A single spotlight. An elderly, hunchback woman, shuffles towards centerstage, holding her luggage of belongings, and falls on her haunches. An eerie sight. It was at this point that the audience was completely confused. Was it a theatrical
There's someone for every kind of look!
Scenario: Prom season is approaching fast, and while you've got your dress all dreamed up, you have yet to approach a fashion designer and, you know, actually bring it to life. Stumped for local masters to turn to? Here, we list down
See how much you need to shell out for a local designer piece.
Hear us out: Buying a designer piece is almost the same as investing. You shell out big bucks for quality threads that will last you long and can be worn on more than one occasion. But at the mention of the word
"I'll design until I die. I could never see myself waking up and doing other things."
Starting a fashion label is only half the battle. Staying in the biz for years and earning your peers' and clients' respect are the crucial parts of being a successful designer. Hence, Francis Libiran's new milestone is no easy feat—and to mark
They both looked amazing in it!
Looks like Heart Evangelista and Megan Young have found the perfect evening dress in the form of a Mark Bumgarner creation! The two were recently spotted wearing the same gown, which boasts of on-trend puff sleeves and vibrant floral appliques laid against a nude base. It's actually
She was a golden goddess one minute, and a silver eagle in the next!
Gazini Ganados is on full force to take the fifth Miss Universe crown for the Philippines! Here's a look at her introduction during the preliminary competition, clad in a lavender halter-neck gown:For the swimsuit segment, Gazini turned heads in her black tropical-print
Paulina Ortega is making us want to shop for scarves, jewelry, and slip dresses right now!
Filipina graphic designer and visual artist Paulina Ortega has found her way back home from Australia, and she's announcing her return to Manila with a triple collection launch! Last year, Paulina launched a capsule collection of scarves that showcased handpainted images of mangoes and dalagang bukid.
Local designer Mara Chua might have "the one" for you.
If you're a bride-to-be who's on the hunt for "The One" to walk down the aisle in, but still hasn't found anything that resonates with your uniqueness, then you may want to check out this collection.Local designer Mara Chua's latest bridal collection is
Meet Clarisse Gotico.
Clarisse Gotico is reaching deep into her Filipino heritage. In a journey to reconnect with her roots, this young Fil-Am designer is on a mission to dress the modern Maria Claras of today's society. She imagines her muses clad in garments that
Congratulations, Andi Amora!
Two years ago, local designer Andi Amora flew to the Land of the Rising Sun to compete at the Japanese International Fashion Designer. This 2019, Andi tried her luck for the second time around and won not just one, but two major
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Panasonic Manila Fashion Fest day 3 brings us a taste of the freshest looks from the street. On the runways, we're treated to a feast of punk-inspired looks rendered in statement jackets, crazy patterns, and interesting silhouettes. Scroll down to see our top
Check out all the designers who showed!
Welcome to the second day of Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2019, where generous, wholly sensory texture and ambitious architectural shapes took center stage. Check out all the designers who showed, here!Renan Pacson's freshest designs for Arin? Elevated basics boasting interesting touches. We're particularly
When it comes to putting together an ensemble, the DOT secretary proudly shows off her roots.
As secretary of the Department of Tourism, one may expect Berna Romulo Puyat to naturally promote all things proudly Filipino, from provincial delicacies to offbeat destinations. Having once been appointed undersecretary for special concerns at the Department of Agriculture, Berna has long
We talk with G Young and Sheila Osmena Go about their Eyes Wide Open show.
G Young of Vero Fine Jewelry believes being a jewelry designer is a calling. It's a profession that not many can pursue especially because its skill set goes beyond the dexterity of the hands. "Taste is vital," as G says. This, along with
Fall in love with locally-made pieces even more!
Manila FAME, the country's premier lifestyle and design trade event is back with another edition which is set to open this October 17 and run until October 19 at the World Trade Center in Metro Manila. Manila FAME is known for its
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Panasonic Manila Fashion Fest is back with a brand new season! If you're looking for the latest trends to try or simply in need of some fashion inspo, then take a look at all the collections below!Yong Davalos opened the show with