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5 Inspiring Lessons to Succeed in the Creative Industry, According to Fashion Experts

BJ Pascual sat down with former Preview EIC Pauline Juan and Creative Director Vince Uy for a candid talk about success and creativity.
BJ Pascual’s first episode of his “POWER” vlog series is pretty nostalgic if you happen to be a long-time Preview reader. BJ’s opening spiel is a story a lot of Filipino fashion lovers can relate to. If you grew up as a

22 Local Designers and Brands Making Everyday Protective Gear

Prepare for the new normal whilst supporting local enterprises.
Fashion always evolves over time. Now that we’ve entered general community quarantine, the way we dress won’t be what it used to be. Protection, healthy, and safety, will be the top priorities when selecting what clothes to wear outside. This is where

Sandy Higgins of Slim’s Fashion School Has Passed Away

She was a big proponent of the local industry.
The fashion industry has lost one of its champions. Sandy Higgins, co-director of Slim’s Fashion and Arts School, passed away yesterday after privately battling an illness for 2 years. The school is widely known for its notable alumni that includes Joe Salazar,

5 Reasons To Get Excited About Manila Fame 2019

Fall in love with locally-made pieces even more!
Manila FAME, the country's premier lifestyle and design trade event is back with another edition which is set to open this October 17 and run until October 19 at the World Trade Center in Metro Manila. Manila FAME is known for its

How to Dress Like a Stylish Couple, According to Pauline Juan

"After many years of marriage, we still gravitate toward one another, and I suppose that’s what being a couple is all about.”
Raffy, my husband dear, likes to say that from the get-go, one of the things that attracted him to me was my fashion sense, and even though I was glad that he turned up at our dates in starched and pressed long

I Tried To Put A Shopping Ban On Myself During Christmas Season

But what do you do when that trip to the mall is a way of life?
Ordinarily, I would shout it from the mountaintops: I am a shopper. On a trip to Shanghai, I once bought eight pairs of pumps in one go. That purchase included a pair of leopard-print round-toes and the same style shoes in a

An Open Letter to the Next Would-Be President

Here's hoping you can include Philippine fashion in your agenda.
I’m feeling a little nostalgic; it’s been 15 years since I’ve started writing this column, and I still remember that day I was intently pacing my then-boyfriend’s (now husband’s) studio apartment trying to christen my column with a name that would resonate.

Here's What Pauline Juan's Been Busy With These Days

Preview's former editor-in-chief shares what it's like to be the new executive director of CITEM.
In case you didn't know yet, Pauline Juan, a.k.a. Preview's beloved former editor-in-chief, was appointed the executive director of the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) last August! Here, she chats with us on what her new position entails and about one of

25 Expert Packing Tips According to Fashion Editors

Tips and tricks from packing experts!
Packing your luggage is one of the most challenging parts of traveling. Therefore, if you're in need of some guidance, here are four Preview editors who will show you how to ace your packing woes. From their world travels and experiences, they've

CITEM Apppoints Pauline Juan as Its New Executive Director

Preview's longest serving EIC takes on a new role.
The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) officially announced its newly-appointed executive director, Pauline Suaco-Juan, last August 10. Pauline, who took her oath of office on the same day, was Preview's editor-in-chief for 14 years until she stepped down in 2016.Being an

Does the Trend Cycle Really Matter?

The more things change, the more they stay the same.
I have to say that my non-fashion friends keep me grounded. When you work in the industry, it’s really easy to get swept away in the fabulousness of the fashion world, fixate on OOTDs, and run after trend after trend after trend.

Can We Talk About the Irony of the No Makeup-Makeup Look?

Over my styled body.
When I started editing Preview in the noughties, a backlash against the '90s (that era of grunge and minimalism) was very much palpable. A reaction to a decade spent dressing down and then later dressing plainly, it seemed as if everyone was

5 Breezy Travel Outfits We're Dying to Steal from Pauline Juan

A desert jaunt to Morocco, anyone?
Preview's former editor-in-chief Pauline Juan is hands-down your new and unrivaled #travelgoals. She's in a different city almost every week, but one thing remains unchanged: her stellar taste! Below, we round up five of her breeziest OOTDs perfect for a Moroccan tour

Pauline Juan Is Teaching a Fashion Writing Course at SoFA!

And here's how you can enroll.
It's complicated: you don't want to be the Andy Sachs (i.e. clueless, clumsy, "this stuff"), but at the same time, you do—picture her post-transformation, smart and sleek in sample closet Valentino. If you're ready to take the necessary measures, Preview's former EIC

Confessions of a Late Bloomer

It’s like puberty but not, where the curves have come out to play.
Lower those eyebrows, I admit it; the title was a cheap trick to catch your attention. Since this issue runs through the holidays and the new year, I thought that it was a good time to talk about body image, dealing with

How the Internet Changed the Ways of Fashion Journalism

We know. Magazines cannot beat the speed of a single tweet.
I lied. I’m sorry. I never meant to go back on my word, but it turned out to be much harder to do than I imagined it would be. I’m talking about tweeting, of course. Awhile back, I wrote in my column

How Lady Gaga Became My Summer Fashion Icon

She even convinced me that a maillot can be sexy.
I was a child of summer once. Few things could top the pleasure of stripping away clothing and basking in the sun’s golden glow. My back to the sand, I would gaze up at the clouds and watch as they danced to

At What Age Should You Stop Wearing Crop Tops?

Belly up!
The last time I wore a cropped top it was called a half-shirt. I remember that it was long-sleeved, from DKNY and striped black and white (very graphic and so Spring/ Summer 2013, come to think of it). I paired it with