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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
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