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Phfw Holiday 2013 Day 5 Review: Menswear

Philippine Fashion Week shifts the spotlight from women’s couture to the evolving designs of contemporary menswear.
On the last day of the five-day event, Philippine Fashion Week Holiday 2013 turns the fashionable crowd’s attention to men’s fashion. No, we’re not talking about basic polo and trousers or your standard suit and leather shoes. This season’s collection is certainly

Philippine Fashion Week Holiday 2012: Menswear

Twelve designers present their visions of menswear for Holiday 2012.
Menswear shows always prove to be a conundrum for us. While we like our men all dandied up in impeccably fitted classic suits or rogueishly gussied up in their not-so-outrageous everyday wear, we also know the importance of creativity, showing off, spectacle,

Philippine Fashion Week Spring/summer 2012: Grand Allure

A designer dozen shows their latest evening wear designs.
The Grand Allure segment of Philippine Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012 belonged to one designer, whose ten-piece collection edged out the other eleven for its simplicity, cohesiveness, and stark representation of the designer's aesthetic.For Norman Noriega, the glamorous dressiness required of Grand Allure

Philippine Fashion Week Holiday 2011: Menswear

The “for men only” show in black and white.
Opening with the light and easy linen of Anthony Nocom, the Menswear show was off to a promising start. His beige or white suits were styled easy, paired with regular V-neck tees or crisp cotton polos in light blues and whites. The

Philippine Fashion Week Spring/summer 2011: Men's Wear

Summer suits and swim trunks dominate the runway in shades of khaki, citrus, and blue.
It was a bit surprising that cardigans and suits and trenches (Anthony Nocom’s cute, geek chic cardis deserve a favorable nod) made their way into the men's wear collections considering the climate of this country but if one were to align oneself