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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
Tayo Studio believes that there's a flattering piece for every body type, shape, and size.
Local fashion designer Yong Davalos is championing the idea of dressing women according to what flatters them and not forcing them into categories via scanty size options. Finally launching Tayo Studio, a new brand she's been working on for months, Yong is determined
Young designer Paolo Miguel proves that basic is never boring.
How many times have you found yourself digging through the closet to find an outfit that's dressy enough to wear to a special event? This young local designer, Paolo Miguel, is all about addressing this fashion woe. He recently launched his eponymous
Embrace being proudly Pinoy in your most patriotic yet stylish outfit!
Independence day is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate Filipino pride than with stylish yet patriotic dressing, right? If you’re tired of your traditional Filipinianas and you’re more than ready to let go of that one baro’t saya
Check out their exquisite and eccentric sketches below!
The best and brightest stars lucky enough to make it to this year’s prestigious Met Gala guest list have flocked to the Metropolitan Museums of the Arts for the annual fundraising event. While there’s no denying that the red carpet alone is always
Check out Renz Reyes' latest collection, here!
It comes as no surprise that fashion designer Renz Reyes once got a nod from Vogue. Of his Amazon Fashion Week show in Tokyo last year, the famed title wrote that his collection was the "strongest of the lot," singling him out
Take a look at this talented bunch.
The brainchild of Loralee Baron-Soong and Amina Aranaz-Alunan, School of Fashion and the Arts (SoFA) Design Institute of the Philippines is the first ever college specializing in design. Since its establishment in 2007, the school has produced some of the most talented local fashion
Take a look at their gorgeous sketches!
The Academy Awards, most commonly known as the Oscars, is one of the most prestigious award-giving bodies that recognize superb talent in the film industry. Year after year, the world tunes in to the awards night, not just to see who will