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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
She even photographed the official lookbook for her PPE collection at home!
Over the course of this quarantine, a number of small enterprises have sprouted, either as a means for creative expression or as another source of income. However, that wasn’t exactly the case for up-and-coming, 23-year-old designer Sam Rivera, who initially had plans for
Kelvin Morales whipped up a full collection of minimalist streetwear looks with a twist of stylish strangeness.
Kelvin Morales doesn't not shy away from evoking unsettling feelings. In fact, his aesthetic as a designer is heavily hinged unto these eccentric nuances, coupled with a clean, luxurious take on modern fashion. This is especially evident in the local designer's collection. Kelvin's
Going to the grocery? Running errands? A roomy tote bag is what you need!
Admittedly, our fashion choices have changed over the last few months. We’re not only buying what’s essential but dressing up in what’s essential. Basically, fashion over function is a thing of the past and we now wear clothes that first and foremost
Meet the designers behind "Fashion for Frontliners."
In light of the scarcity of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which serves as our frontliners’ first line of defense, some fashion designers have been pooling in their talent and resources to help manufacture these essential garments.Fashion for Frontliners is the latest team
In case you didn't notice, feathers are a celeb fave these days.
Alexa, play Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire's 1935 version of Cheek to Cheek. There's an innate glamour to draping yourself in feathers—images of megawatt Old Hollywood screen sirens floating down the red carpet fitted with long white gloves and scarlet-lipped smiles instantly come
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
I'm a sucker for dainty jewelry. I have a habit of collecting rings, necklaces, and earrings because they're super easy to mix and match depending on my mood for the day. I just feel like it adds a little something special to
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
Traditional, but never boring.
The fourth day of Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2019 was the last, yes, but it certainly wasn't the least. Here, spy snippets of all the designers who showed their fresh, fun takes on timeless threads.It’s a mod, mod world, says Edgar Buyan,
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
Scroll through below to see all the gorgeous photos.
A transitional season to signify maturity, the warm and crisp atmosphere of autumn can serve as the perfect theme for a debut. Just take it from now 18-year old Jianna Gerial and her awe-inspiring autumnal celebration. Rife with the color of a
We spotted Sarah Lahbati, Megan Young, and more!
This year's Red Charity Gala is extra special. For one, 10 of the best Filipino designers have come together to share one stage. The "First Ten" honorees of Red Charity Gala—Lesley Mobo, Chito Vijandre, Ezra Santos, Furne Amato, Joey Samson, Rajo Laurel,
Nobody move. Americal supermodel Chrissy Teigen was just spotted rocking a sparkly fringed frock by Filipino designer Patty Ang, and we're positively giddy!Chrissy, who's an outspoken, hilarious Internet celeb and wife to crooner John Legend, wore the shimmering silver feathered mini dress
Meld those local weaves and traditional silhouettes into casual outfits!
Back in school, we grew up celebrating Buwan ng Wika every August, bringing our parents’ traditional Filipino dishes in plastic Tupperwares to share, and practicing for folk dance performances and declamation contests in dialect, but one of the definitive highlights of the month’s
These bags from local brand "Karga" will be your new everyday companion.
The local fashion industry is continuously flourishing, but with it comes a responsibility that we've long been ignoring. Now that we're becoming more and more aware of the excess involved in the production of clothes, many brands are slowly joining in the
For brides, bridesmaids, and even wedding guests!
Ah, weddings! It's a big celebration of two people promising to spend their lives together. If you're a bride-to-be looking for the perfect dress for your special day, or even a guest who's still on the hunt for what to wear, then
Check out this new breed of promising local talents.
The School of Fashion and the Arts (SoFA) Design Institute is proud to present their latest roster of fresh talents who are poised to be the local fashion scene's future! The new Fashion Design graduates presented their collections that culminate their years of