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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
Meet some of the pillars of the local fashion scene!
Purificacion and Salvacion Lim Higgins, more commonly known as Slim, established a school for Filipinos who aspire to make it big in the fashion scene. We know it today as Slim's Fashion and Arts School, and below, we list down its most notable
It was a star-studded evening.
There's no doubt that Randy Ortiz has more than merely survived fashion's ever-changing tides. In fact, he's continuously stayed on top with timeless designs, his penchant for intricate detail, and a sharp knack for creatively manipulating fabrics—signatures that have kept him at the
Stylish and wearable patriotism, according to Aztec Barba.
Often, when patriotism is the subject of art, it comes in the form of vibrant and vivacious colors to represent the life and culture that inspired it. However, designer Aztec Barba makes a case for the contrary: He proves that one can
Take cues from Emi-Alexander Englis' latest collection named Sol.
Following his collection The Circle Is Not Round from last season, Emi-Alexander Englis is now looking on the bright side (literally) with Sol. Dominated by a palette of white, cream, and gray, his designs are inspired by the blinding glare of the sun.He expressed this
For girls who just want to have fun.
View the entire collection here.
Color and the wild west have been big inspirations the past seasons and we're glad to see these trends on our local runway. Rob Ortega spins the cowboy look into something sultry and modern for his Vaqueros collection. He does so in
Check out Kelvin Morales' peculiar collection.
An advocate of the dark and peculiar, Kelvin Morales' Dance in the Dark collection oozes with fascinating avant-garde pieces. His art-inspired aberrant designs of PVC and silk were born from the feelings of both fear and fascination brought about by the unknown
View the entire collection here.
Jaz Cerezo's latest collection of luxe party outfits is the perfect mix of chic and comfortable. Her Afterhours collection is a play on fabrics—turning satin, sheer, and jacquard prints into flowy silhouettes that scream ease and comfort.She even turns power suits into party-ready
View his entire collection here.
Can evening wear double as power dressing and vice versa? Jun Escario’s collection this season seems to be making a case for it. The designer presented a bevy of beautiful evening wear and did not limit his imagination when it came to
View Dak Bonite's entire collection here.
Wear one and write you own.
The pieces in Steph Tan's At the Stroke of Midnight look like they came straight out of a modern fairytale. You wouldn't really expect that she pulled inspiration from something so haunting—the rainforest at midnight. And yet, she produced garments so sophisticated yet
Chris Nick revives the Studio 54 era.
Local designer Chris Nick's Rapture takes us back to the golden days of Studio 54, the iconic and now-defunct '70s nightclub. "I've always been so amazed and captivated by everything about it—the glamour and debauchery that happened within its walls," he tells Preview.
Check out all the pieces right here.
There was no shortage of sequins and ruffles over at Michael Leyva's Style Fest PH 2018 runway show. Despite the unabashed embellishment, it also manages to be sleek and streamlined. We're thinking it's Michael's favor for silhouette-skimming cuts and draping, made to
It strikes a perfect balance between sweet and simple.
Fashion adores a good paradox, and Maureen Disini is in on the secret. When one thinks of the word "minimalism," what comes to mind are clean, simple lines and stark neutrals, not ribbons and ruffles. But for Maureen's Style Fest PH 2018
His latest collection is proof you don't need to!
We're taking the challenge. Martin Bautista's collection at Style Fest PH 2018 was so lavishly elegant that it won't be a problem—again, how about not wearing black out on your next formal occasion? The designer sent splendid silks and satins in a
There's plenty to look forward to at this year's edition.
ArteFino, Manila's most fabulous artisan fair, is returning to 8 Rockwell next week from August 30 to September 2. This year, the long-awaited craft fair promises a whole new selection that promotes, showcases, and supports Filipino artistry."We are working closely with our
Meet Wearing Miss Keith!
Worry no more about what you're going to wear to the next wedding you're invited to, because celebrity stylist Keith Angelo has your answer. Turn to his fledgling made-to-order label, Wearing Miss Keith! Already gaining traction in the artista circuit for his
Understated looks by local designers.
As Congress opened its session this morning mere hours before 2018's State of the Nation Address, we watched some of the most understatedly elegant looks by Filipino designers stroll into the House of Representatives. Below, check out the outfits that caught our eye!Jinkee