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This Davao-Based Designer Makes Clothes Fit for Royalty

Bamba Limon looks to home for his latest collection.
One thing we learned from this season's presentations is that one doesn't need to look too far for inspiration. The best ideas are drawn from home, from our own shores, and from our own rich and colorful culture.Take Bamba Limon, who looked to

This Collection Is Proof That Every Girl Needs a Red Dress

See Philipp Tampus' latest pieces here.
The red dress is an essential. Much like its darker cousin, the LBD, it's timeless and dependable...but where they differ is that the LRD is, in itself, a statement—Philipp Tampus' pieces at the latest Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival, in particular, refuse to

This Collection Is Inspired by Love, Flora, and All Things Romantic

See Marichu Tan's full collection here.
Over the years, Marichu Tan has established her style cred with her ultra feminine creations. She favors lace, embroidery, crystals, and beads that complement her modern and romantic pieces. And for this season, Marichu took inspiration from impressionist paintings, hence the intricate

You Have to See These Dresses Inspired by Water's Rippling Movement

Mike Yapching is making waves, literally.
If there’s anything Mike Yapching isn’t afraid of, it’s mixing unexpected elements together to create a one-of-a-kind piece—and this is exactly the type of cohesive madness that makes his dresses a work of art.For this season, Mike took inspiration from water—more specifically,

All the Stylish Guests We Spotted at Manila Fashion Festival Day 4

They went all out on the last day!
Wrapping up the fourth day of this season's Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival were collections by Junca, Philip Rodriguez, Mike Yapching, Dexter Alazas, Protacio, Philipp Tampus, Dino Lloren, Marichu Tan, and Jun Escario. That being said, we didn't miss this chance to catch some

All the Stylish Guests We Spotted at Manila Fashion Festival Day 3

Did you make it to our list?
For the third installment of the Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival, we saw collections from Bessie Besana, Aztec Barba, Windel Mira, Emi Englis, Ministry of Silk, Veejay Floresca, Egay Ayag, Benjie Panizales, Bamba Limon, and John Herrera. Not to be outdone, the audience also

All the Stylish Guests We Spotted at Manila Fashion Festival Day 1

Outfit inspo right this way.
What does one wear to a night of fashion? If the opening night of the Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival is any indication, anything goes! Tonight we saw the collections of Zilingo, Yong Davalos, Cheetah Rivera, Chris Nick, Teofila, Daryl Maat, Steph Tan, Cherry

This Lacy Pastel Collection Is Perfect for Your Dream Wedding

Check out his full collection here!
Pastels, pinks, and lace. In a burst of delicate fabrics, patterns, and styles, Michael Sta. Maria celebrated innocence and femininity in soft looks that consisted entirely of lace, sheer fabric, chiffon, and embellishments.Graceful yet flirty at the same time, Michael’s collection looked

This Vibrant, Colorful Collection Is Feeding Our Eye Candy Cravings

Check out Herbert Custodio's pieces for Junca Salon!
Herbert Custodio's collection for Junca Salon at the Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2018 was bright, vibrant, and whimsical, daring one to quit playing safe and just go for that adventure already. After all, isn't fashion about breaking rules?Boasting of a myriad of

This Sporty Menswear Collection Is Inspired by Mathematics

Spy cool backstage snaps from John Magsaysay's first Manila Fashion Festival show!
Notebooks out, 'cause you're about to get an education. John Magsaysay came to conquer on his first day of school—that is, his debut collection at the Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2018—with Sacred Geometry, a calculated yet colorful menswear line inspired by classic

This Local Designer Will Convince You to Wear Prints and Color

View Bamba Limon's entire collection here.
Fashion is not just a feast for the eyes, it's also a tactile craft. Hence, creativity in making clothes also transcends to touch. Bamba Limon expertly demonstrates this in his latest collection. The Davao-based designer took his pastel monochromes and elevated them

This Local Designer's Collection Is a Modern Tribute to Mindanao

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

Miyama Uno's Latest Collection Uses the Coolest Vintage Magazine Prints

Japanese design meets Filipino craftsmanship.
Karen Abigail Ono, the one-woman force behind label Miyama Uno, is not to be reckoned with. The Japanese designer graduated from the Vantan Fashion Institute in Tokyo and has worked with American brand Ralph  Lauren—and now, the newest notch in her belt is the interesting, textured, ultra-graphic collection she

These Embroidered Pieces Are Meant for the Stylish Working Woman

View Egay Ayag's entire collection here.
Egay Ayag is a champion of femininity. His work is hinged on accentuating a woman's silhouette and her best assets. He further describes his aesthetic as a designer as "a way of expressing an inner truth or belief about an idea, oneself or

This Local Designer Is Making a Case for Wearing White and Sheer

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