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Here’s How This 28-Year-Old Filipino Creative Became Calvin Klein’s Social Art Director

Martin Diegor has also worked with Kaia Gerber, Lil Nas X and Heron Preston. Here, he shares his story.
Going global is the dream of any Filipino creative aspiring to make it big in the fashion scene. High-profile designers, luxury fashion houses, and other prestigious brands may seem like they’re impossible to reach, but this 28-year-old multimedia creator proves otherwise. Allow Martin
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Disney's New Tear-Jerking Video Features a Pinoy-Themed Christmas

This heart-warming video tugs right at our heartstrings.
Disney’s first ever christmas advertisement will have you reaching for a box of tissues in no time. The three-minute film titled From Our Family to Yours tells the story of Lola, her granddaughter, and of course, their stuffed toy friend, Mickey Mouse,
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This Filipino Brand Makes Handwoven Bags, Totes, and Clutches

They make use of traditional hablon and patadyong fabric.
If you like products with local flair such as handcrafted face masks, abaca baskets, and banig laptop cases, we found something you'll want to add to your collection of homegrown finds: Iloilo-based shop Obra Ilonggo makes gorgeous bags handwoven in traditional hablon
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This 18-Year-Old Filipina Coder Got Featured on Karlie Kloss' IG

Meet Gabby Banaag, an 18-year-old student and founder of a tech organization.
It's become more common for big names in the industry to hand over their platforms to regular individuals who have advocacies they wish to share to a larger audience. One Filipina student in New York got to do so, on no less
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7 Filipino Rom-Coms You Need to Watch on Netflix

Here’s a list of local films guaranteed to make you fall in love and laugh.
There’s nothing quite as comforting as a romantic comedy. We get to experience all the exciting bits of a new or budding relationship in all of its glory. We're taken into a hilarious ride filled with endless meet-cutes, innocent misunderstandings, melodramatic stakes,
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This Upcoming Disney Film Is Partly Inspired by Filipino Culture

We can't wait for this animated film!
A few details have finally dropped about Disney's upcoming fantasy adventure film, Raya and the Last Dragon. And first things first, it will be the animation powerhouse's first film ever to be inspired by Southeast Asian culture—including the Philippines! And as their
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This 32-Year-Old Half-Filipina Is the Youngest Billionaire in Australia

She co-founded the graphic design company, Canva!
Melanie Perkins, a 32-year-old Filipino-Australian, is now Australia’s youngest ever billionaire with a net worth of US$2.5 billion. This makes her Australia’s third-richest woman thanks to Canva, a graphic design company she co-founded less than a decade ago.According to the Australian Financial
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Here's What Tokyo Is Like During COVID-19, From the Lens of a Filipino Photographer

"I never expected to see Shibuya and Shinjuku looking like this—almost like a ghost town."
For many travelers, a vacation in Tokyo, Japan is incomplete without seeing the bustling streets of the iconic Shibuya Crossing.Surrounded by huge digital billboards and buildings and located in front of the Shibuya train station, the sprawling intersection is popular with tourists
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This Online Boutique Offers Stunning Filipino Heritage Wedding Essentials

Sinta & Co. offers artisanal items, from handcrafted wedding rings and accessories to ceremony must-haves!
One of the most exciting things about weddings is the theme, and in recent years, there’s been a resurge of local, Filipiniana-inspired nuptials! Whether you’re attending a wedding soon or planning one yourself, you don’t want to miss this. There’s a new
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These New York-Based Pinoys Are Putting the Spotlight on Filipino Brands

Get to know more about Sari-Sari General Store, an NYC-based collective that features proudly Pinoy brands.
Filipino brands, while promising and truly one-of-a-kind, often find it challenging to penetrate the international scene. The fashion world is already saturated with too many competing brands, so standing out is always harder than it seems. It is for the same reason
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IG WORTHY: The Shelfies at This Filipino Cafe

Brooklyn-inspired? Not.
These days, we eat with our eyes as much as our mouths. Plating is very important, but of course there's one thing our eyes feast on even before our orders land on the table - a restaurant's interior design."Interiors are very important because a
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SB KITCHEN: High Street Food

Recipes for quail eggs with artisanal salt, beer-battered crispy kangkong and a coco-ube ice cream sandwich.
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - The ice cream sandwich as we Filipinos know it - peddled on the street, between hamburger buns - has finally caught on overseas. At Thai restaurant Pok Pok (I know, right), scoops of coconut-jackfruit ice cream are plopped on a
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Filipino Designers Featured In The Guardian

Filipino Designers Featured In The Guardian
The Guardian releases a feature on the International Fashion Showcase in London and how only the Filipino contingent, Manila Wear, "incorporated indigenous sustainable materials into their designs. In addition, each designer had either a partnership with an NGO where profits are put
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Skater Boy

Inspired by Filipino Olympian Michael Martinez, here's a list of the cutest skater gear in town.
In case you haven’t heard, 17-year-old Michael Christian Martinez made history by being the first Filipino figure skater to represent the Philippines at the Winter Olympics. Born in a country foreign to snow, the teen Olympian has no where to go but up
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Phfw Ss 2014 Review: Visions And Trends

Here's what designers Bo Parcon, Happy Andrada, Jaki Penalosa, Santi Obcena, Oz Go, and Xernan Orticio have to say about their collections.
Season after season, the designers included in the Visions and Trends show never fail to bring excitingly new fashion concoctions to the table.  This time around, the lineup supplied stylistas with an abundance of diverse creative energy to feast on ranging from