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The Front Row Mvps Of Manila Fashion Fest

Find out who gets a medal for perfect attendance.
We’ve said it time and again, if shopping were a sport, we’d be gold medalists. To be clear though, this is not limited to mall runs, because showing up at fashion shows is definitely the third leg of the tournament. Four days

Mark Tamayo Presents His 50 Shades Of Grey

And it looked like grunge glam.
From the get-go, Mark Tamayo was bound to come up with something dark yet romantic when he chose Lana Del Rey’s ballads as his main inspiration for Dark Paradise, a collection of playful silhouettes in serious shades of grey. Think: a trench coat over a

Vania Romoff Lets Us In On A Secret

A secret garden, that is.
Before her show, Vania Romoff Instagrammed a photo from her mood board: a still from the Australian mystery movie Picnic at Hanging Rock. The film revolves around the disappearance of several schoolgirls and their teacher on St. Valentine's Day in a place much like

Day 4 Style Spotting At Manila Fashion Festival

It may have been the tail end of the week but it was not an excuse for anyone to dress less.
It's only fitting that the last day of Manila Fashion Festival would be flocked by Manila's stylish elite―even on a lazy Sunday. People traded in their afternoon siestas for a sartorial gathering and their family dinners for eight designers. It may have

Tony Evan Goes Back To The Future

This designer dared to redefine the meaning of classic.
Drawing inspiration from robotics and sportswear, Tony Evans goes futuristic in his latest collection featuring models with braided locks, dark lips, and washed out brows who walked down the runway in skin tight frocks. Sheer cut-outs dominated the style game with the

Esme Palaganas Makes Geeky Look Chic

The school librarian just got a makeover!
Esme Palaganas writes a love letter to Jane Austen by substituting paper for pleated organza, stained in bloody reds, midnight blues, and mossy greens. Picture a chic librarian, with her long loose low pony and cat eye specs, walking down the runway

Bea Samson Goes Up And Beyond

She's on a high and theres no bringing her down.
Inspired by aviation and the world beyond our stratosphere, Bea Samson presents a collection that is out of this world. Roughing up her take on the jumpsuit (which has been a runway staple these past couple of days), she straps down her

Mark Bumgarner Is In Love

Or at least we think so.
With a charming collection that when bundled together could form a lovely Valentine's Day bouquet, it's hard not to think that Mark Bumgarner is smitten. The lineup: flowy pastel frocks replete with ruffles and big bows, a high-shine hot pink pantsuit, pearly white

Pablo Cabahug Shows Off His Sporty Side

He jazzed up sportswear with mesh.
For Pablo Cabahug, Sporty Luxe meant various kinds of mesh on faux leather, corsets, and athletic silhouettes. The visor, beanies, snapbacks added spunk; while the edgy mix of skirts and frocks looked snazzy yet sophisticated-- a lot like sugar and spice beauty

Cheetah Rivera Has A Fascination For Birds

Hey, no one said only Cinderella could love the feathered animal.
The promise of flight fuels fascination, and fascinated we were as Cheetah Rivera's powerful collection stormed down the V-shaped runway. Each swallow-printed piece was a delight to see as they were playful, chic, and wearable all in one. We were all about

Day 3 Style Spotting At Manila Fashion Festival

Get fashion schooled on a weekend at Manila Fashion Festival Day 3.
“Get fashion schooled on a weekend.” This is the singular thought that we had while checking out the stylish bunch of Manila Fashion Festival Day 3. Everyone, literally every type of fashionphile was there to see the collections and socialize on the

Arin Remakes Grunge—for Millenials

Statement tees for the social media age.
The ARIN girl is a loud one, however she’d rather let her tees do the talking. From sweater-maxis to slitted shirt-dresses, she tells us what she wants, or rather, what she does’t want by wearing it across her chest. What's different about