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Phfw Holiday 2013 Day 5 Review: Solo B

Know more about the collections of Dax Bayani, Lizanne Cua, Melchor Guinto, Randall Solomon, and Raoul Ramirez.
Dax Bayani kicked off the show with his collection of sexy swimwear and outerwear with a tribal feel. Animal prints and fur coupled with daring cuts and silhouettes dominated the runway, presenting bold and flashy options for day and night.SAFARI CHIC. This

Phfw Holiday 2013 Day 5 Review: Menswear

Philippine Fashion Week shifts the spotlight from women’s couture to the evolving designs of contemporary menswear.
On the last day of the five-day event, Philippine Fashion Week Holiday 2013 turns the fashionable crowd’s attention to men’s fashion. No, we’re not talking about basic polo and trousers or your standard suit and leather shoes. This season’s collection is certainly

Phfw Holiday 2013 Day 4 Review: Luxewear And Katutubo

We take a look into the lavish designs of Anthony Ramirez, Harley Ruedas, Julius Tarog, Melvin Lachica, Peter Lim, Roel Rosal, Roland Lirio, Ronaldo Arnaldo, Sidney Sio, Simon Vasquez, Tina Daniac, Vania Romoff, Delby Bragais, Jaki Peñalosa, Gerry Katigbak, and EsAc.
Philippine Fashion Week’s Day 4 Luxewear show, presented by Magnum, was off to a bright start: Anthony Ramirez’s collection consisted of a tightly-edited roster of fun, primary-colored eveningwear which the designer took to revving up via his characteristic draping and fabric manipulations.

Phfw Day 5 Review: Grand Allure Holiday 2013

Eveningwear takes on new forms this season courtesy of 14 designers all with different styles.
The fashion stakes get higher every year at Philippine Fashion Week and this season, the height of elegance at the Grand Allure show was as it should be with 14 designers showcasing their different takes on formal wear. The range of styles

Phfw Holiday 2013 Day 4 Review: Visions & Trends

Take a closer look at the collections of Happy Andrada, Oz Go, Russell Villafuerte, Santi Obcena, and Xernan Orticio.
Fresh from her back-to-back wins in various international design competitions, Happy Andrada makes a comeback this season with a natured-inspired collection using our country’s very own organic materials such as abaca, pineapple silk, and jusi. Veering away from her signature pleated creations,her holiday

Phfw Holiday 2013 Day 4 Review: Ready-to-wear

Read on to know more about the collections of Alodia Cecilia, Dimple Lim, Jian Lasala, John Guernes, and Yako Reyes.
This year’s Ready-To-Wear collections presented a well-defined mix of designs that catered to women of different personas. Alodia Cecilia opened the show with a series of dresses, from oversized sweaters for the minimalist to cutesy A-lines for the girly-girl at heart. To

Phfw Holiday 2013 Day 5 Review: Albert Andrada

Philippine Fashion Week Holiday 2013 closes with a modern recreation of medieval fashion.
As a fitting end to this season’s Philippine Fashion Week, its 22nd season, Dubai-bred Filipino designer Albert Andrada sent modern-day empresses down the runway decked out in visually intriguing garments. Although a tiny step down the scale of grand spectacle, the artistry

Phfw Day 3 Review: Jag / Jag Origins Holiday 2013

From pleather to prints, JAG presented a wide selection of hot denim for the holidays.
Premium denim brand JAG launched their Holiday 2013 collection last week featuring pieces with an extra dose of street spirit. The women’s line consisted of skinny jeans in all forms and washes, with sleek accents and rugged tops to play around with.MODEL-AT-WORK. Ms. Universe

The Bench Body Show For Philippine Fashion Week Holiday 2013

Bench Body and their Benchsetters heat up the runway during PHFW.
We've all heard of the famous Bench Body shows throughout the years—Bench Universe, Bench Uncut, Bench Undercover, Bench Blackout—name it.This season, Bench Body decided to bring their Holiday collection to Philippine Fashion Week, and boy, they didn't disappoint! The SMX hall was filled

Jag Origins Presents: Nina Garcia

Know what it takes to make it to the cutthroat world of fashion straight from the renowned fashion journalist and style icon.
For someone who went from serving drinks to fashion editors to becoming one of the most influential fashion journalists of this generation, Nina Garcia is truly a force to reckon with. As the creative director of Marie Claire and seasoned Project Runway judge,

Phfw Holiday 2013 Day 1 Review: Michael Cinco

The Dubai-based designer brought luxury to the fore with his collection of exquisite frocks.
Best known for his fabulous couture creations, Michael Cinco once again made fashion fairy tales come true with his 20th anniversary collection entitled “The Impalpable Dream of Russia." Presenting femininity in lush classic '40s Hollywood glam, the 33-piece collection featured delicate and

Phfw Day 1 Review: Sm Ladies' Holiday 2013

The retail powerhouse opened Philippine Fashion Week with bright hues and prints aplenty.
SM Ladies set the night ablaze with their massive offering of chic options for the stylish set. Presenting eight of their homegrown brands namely Studio S, Philosophy, NY Square, Weekender, Folio, SM Classics, Coco Cabaña, and Parisian, the high-energy catwalk was a graphic parade