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Here's How This Local Designer's Bags Made It to Crazy Rich Asians

You have to see Neil Felipp's intricate minaudieres!
Perhaps it was a happy coincidence that a good client and friend of Neil Felipp San Pedro's was carrying a black Suzy Wong minaudiere to interview Kevin Kwan. Or maybe it's because of the Crazy Rich Asian's author's sharp eye for quality

This Christian Louboutin Bag Was Inspired by the Philippine Seas

Another ode to our nation's incomparable natural beauty!
Christian Louboutin has released a shimmering, limited-edition variant of the classic Piloutin evening bag inspired by Philippine marine life! Stare all you want, because it's a beaut—much like our world-famous glittering seas.The brand's press release states: "With more than 7,000 islands and

These Eye-Catching Clutches Will Instantly Upgrade Any Outfit

View Rafe Totengco's latest lookbook shot in Paris!
A minaudière is a clutch that begs attention for itself. It's a statement accessory usually paired with evening wear, made to pull the glamour up a notch—because adding more glam never hurt anyone. And if you're a certified fan of this arm candy,

This Is Bound to Become Your New Favorite Night-Out Bag

It's honestly WAY more functional than a clutch.
Introducing the wristlet! It's a lot easier to carry than the clutch and less outfit-obtrusive than a sling bag (hands in the air if you hate getting your clothes wrinkled under the strap). We're declaring it: It's going to be your new

A Simple Act of Kindness Grew This Label Into a Global Brand

Meet Mele + Marie.
Mele + Marie is, if we do say so ourselves, an absolute hidden gem. Carrying exquisite, hand-designed accessories and in posession of the most interesting, faith-tested origins story, it's a label you should definitely look into. Preview sits down for a chat with

10 Stone Cold Marble Print Accessories

These metamorphic rocks are stealing the fashion game with their seductive swirls.
No longer stuck as that round childhood toy little boys play with, nor in the home accessory department as kitchen tops and floor tiles, marbles are now in the fashion game as the chic print.Stella McCartney 2012Remember that time when Rihanna wore Stella

Designer Spotlight: Gabriel*martel

Celine Gabriel-Lim and Andrea Martel join forces to create a luxe minaudière line.
A passion for topnotch quality drew two kindred bag-loving souls to establish their own minaudière line. Celine Gabriel-Lim and Andrea Martel teamed up to create Gabriel * Martel, a luxe label of impeccably crafted bags that embody the two ladies' classic take

Designer Spotlight: Reshma Chulani

Meet the designer behind Trousseau by Reshma, an accessory label championing local craftsmanship and exquisite materials.
Meet Reshma Chulani, a preschool and high school teacher whose love affair with fashion turned her into a member of Manila's coterie of lovely accessory designers. Having grown up in a family that owns and runs a successful garment business, Reshma has

AranÁz: Holiday 2010

Top off your holiday ensembles with the newest pieces from their three holiday mini-collections.
There will be no shortage of tote-able beauty this December, thanks to Amina Aranaz-Alunan. The accessory designer and her Aranáz team doled out three mini-collections of extremely covetable bags for the  holiday season, all of which feature her most favored Filipino material,

Designer Spotlight: MinaudiÈres By Emi Jorge

The shoe designer's handcrafted bags that were exhibited in Fifth Avenue.
Filipino shoemaker and accessory designer Emi Jorge’s latest artistic endeavor finds her in the United States’ fashion capital, New York, where she represents Pinoy fashion passion and pride with her brand new eponymous line of handcrafted minaudières. Her first collection was presented