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Who Is Michael Cinco and Why Does the Universe Love His Gowns?

Here's everything you need to know about the acclaimed Filipino designer.
Michael Cinco is a household name, and really needs no introduction. Known for for his uninhbitedly regal, opulent haute couture gowns, the Filipino designer has dressed an extensive list of Hollywood celebrities for awards shows, television, music videos, and films, and is
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All the Details of Miss Canada's Stunning Gowns Created by Filipino Designers

Nova Stevens looked ethereal in both couture gownsman by Jaggy Glarino and Michael Cinco!
As the day of the Miss Universe 2020 pageant grows closer, the stakes are getting higher.Philippine representative Rabiya Mateo is just one of the many candidates releasing glamorous promotional shots and getting dressed in opulent creations from internationally-renowned designers. It's clear that each
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Filipino Fashion Designer Ben Farrales Has Passed Away

The famed designer, fondly known as Mang Ben, was 88 years old at the time of his passing.
Legendary Filipino fashion designer Ben Farrales has regrettably just passed away. Ben’s grandniece, Leana Farrales-Carmona, broke the unfortunate news via a Facebook post on her private account on the evening of March 6, which reads: “It is with deep regret and sadness that I
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Filipino Fashion Designer Jeffrey Rogador Passes Away at 42

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
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8 Rabiya Mateo Outfits That Feature Filipino Designers

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
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Here's the Real Inspiration Behind the Miss Universe Philippines Swimsuits

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
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Chris Nick Wants to Dress Modern Filipinas in Bold '20s-inspired Fashion

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
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The Story Behind Lesley Mobo's Scene-Stealing TernoCon Collection

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
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9 Local Designers Who Can Create the Prom Dress of Your Dreams

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
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Francis Libiran Celebrates His 20th Year As a Filipino Fashion Designer

"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
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We Found the Exact Floral Gown Heart Evangelista and Megan Young Have

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
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All the Looks Gazini Ganados Wore to Miss Universe 2019 Preliminary Competition

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
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This Filipina Visual Artist Has Three New Collections That You'll Love

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.
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This Designer's Latest Collection Is Made for the Unconventional Bride

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
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Statement Jackets And Crazy Prints Take Over At PMFF Day 3

Check out our top picks, too!
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
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Texture and Architectural Pieces Reigned Supreme At PMFF Day 2

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
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8 Proudly Filipino-Made OOTDs We Love From Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo Puyat

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