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Over P100 Million Worth of Designer Goods Have Just Been Seized by the Bureau of Customs

It includes shoes and jewelry from Chanel, Hermes, and other luxury brands, plus 648 boxes of N95 masks with fake designer logos.
Amid its intensified crackdown on intercepting smuggled items entering the country, the Bureau of Customs apprehended an alarming horde of misdeclared luxury items at the Port of Ninoy Aquino International Airport last August 4.  The goods included shoes, wallets, and earrings from high-end

"Crazy Rich Asians" Author Kevin Kwan Reveals His Guilty Pleasures

The renowned author spills his heart's greatest desires.
Author Kevin Kwan is back with Rich People Problems, and while the novel shows that money can’t buy happiness, it sure can buy the next best thing. Below, Kevin himself revealed to Preview all his guilty pleasures:“At the moment, I’m pretty obsessed with Ellsworth Kelly,

7 of the Most Expensive Lipsticks You Can Buy Right Now

How does yours compare?
When it comes to sky-high price tags in the beauty department, it's usually skincare that takes the cake. But apparently, the makeup world is not that far behind. Luxury brands have developed products that are worth the splurge, and here are seven

8 Discreet Luxury Bags That Won't Go Out of Style

Because flying under the radar is always in fashion.
Bags splattered with logos may come and go, but classic and inconspicuous designs will remain stylish through time. Here are eight of our favorite luxury bags that don't need to be the center of attention:IMAGE Mark CrossGrace Large Box Smooth Calf, $2,695

Christian Louboutin's Latest Bags Feature Philippine Textiles

Inspired by our very own capital!
Christian Louboutin, the world-renowned designer best known for his iconic red-lacquered soles, has dropped a new line of bags— and guess what? They take inspiration from Manila, our country's ever-bustling capital! The collection is aptly named Manilacaba.IMAGE Courtesy of Neiman MarcusChristian Louboutin worked with the

The World's Most Expensive Bottles of Water

Try not to break a sweat over these.
One of the first things that kids learn in science class is that water is locked up in a cycle of evaporation, condensation and precipitation. When water from the surface of the planet is heated by the sun, it rises to the

The UK Is Now Your Cheapest Option For Buying Designer Fashion

Britain leaving the EU means Burberry and company are more affordable.
According to a new research by investment company Exane BNP Paribas, doing your shopping for designer goods in the UK will earn you some significant savings.“The Brexit vote has made the UK the cheapest market in the world for luxury goods,” Luca

4 Luxury Products That Are Worth the Splurge

Yes, these products are expensive but they're worth every last cent.
So you’re curious to know if that moisturizing cream all the Hollywood A-Listers rave about actually works, but don’t want to waste your hard-earned money on something that will just eventually run out. Yeah, we’ve been there too. We try so hard

This Master Craftsman Makes 6 Pairs of Shoes Per Day

Watch him demonstrate the art of shoemaking.
If you want genuine leather, you go to Italy - Florence, to be exact. The city is known for its leather markets where you can find an array of genuine goods ranging from bags, wallets, belts and, of course, shoes. And while

Riccardo Tisci To Helm Gucci?

Riccardo Tisci To Helm Gucci?
Riccardo Tisci is tipped to replace Frida Giannini at Gucci. The 40-year-old fashion designer is reportedly in the running to take over the position of creative director at the Italian luxury label after holding company Kering announced Frida was stepping down from the

#firstworldproblems: Decoding The Price Of Luxury Items

The dress is Chanel, the shoes YSL, the bag is Dior, and the total is...
As a child, the only thing we asked to be spoiled with were toys, and well, more toys. The youth of today though are very much different–with an acquired taste for the finer things that life (or their parents) has to offer.Now,