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Meld those local weaves and traditional silhouettes into casual outfits!
Back in school, we grew up celebrating Buwan ng Wika every August, bringing our parents’ traditional Filipino dishes in plastic Tupperwares to share, and practicing for folk dance performances and declamation contests in dialect, but one of the definitive highlights of the month’s
The industry mourns the loss of a great talent and mentor.
The Philippine fashion industry is mourning the passing of celebrated designer, Cesar Gaupo. He was 72. A source said Cesar peacefully died in his sleep just hours after he had celebrated his birthday with close friends.Below, his friends, colleagues, and muses share
Check out Philipp Tampus' nymph-inspired collection below!
Doubling down on his fascination with the romantics, Philipp Tampus' Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2018 collection was essentially a nymph-inspired exhibition of intricate detailing on soft fabrics. "I love to play with lace and tulle," the designer tells Preview. "Soft and sheer
Yong Davalos wants you to be unapologetically female!
Which one is your favorite?
Last June, true-blue Preview girl Anne Curtis fronted our cover clad in our top picks from the Panasonic Manila Fashion Fest (PMFF) held last April 2018.We dressed Anne in selected designer pieces that showed impressive potential in terms of the designer's inspired
In bold and graphic prints, no less!
The women of the Manobo tribe are colorful and creative people. They dress themselves well with traditional weaves, colored glass beads, and a variety of types of clothing for different occasions. That said, it’s no wonder why Davao-based designer Edgar Buyan chose
Philipp Tampus' dresses were made with gradient hues and impeccable workmanship.
Philipp Tampus brings back classic evening silhouettes with masterful technique matched with a rich color palette. The Cebu-based designer presented a beautiful selection of haute formal wear for his Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival collection, and amongst his designs was a definite standout: this Maria
Despite the abundance of prints, it comes across as quite subtle.
Somewhere out there an old-school fashion conservative is clutching her pearls at the thought of mixing prints. But at the show presented by Benjie Panizales for Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2018, these archaic rules have gone out the window. Here, the prints
Local designer Aztec Barba has a stylish alternative for you.
Davao-based designer Aztec Barba takes fashion to the dark side with subdued hues of green, grey, and black, beaded fringe details, and silhouettes that are reminiscent of old world glamour. For his Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2018 collection, the designer took sartorial cues
Everyone stepped up their style game on the last day of Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival.
It's been a successful season for Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival, and as one of the biggest fashion events in the metro comes to a close, it's only fitting that the guests take it up a notch and level up their style game.
A collection that is unabashedly wearable.
It’s hard to put a finger on the pulse of Teofila’s collection for Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 2018. Is it minimalist? The solid colored dresses seem to say so. But what about the use of pintucks and asymmetrical hemming? These surprise details
See Chris Diaz's high-fashion take on this classic print.
The first look Chris Diaz sent down the runway for Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival was a stark black-and-white sequined flapper dress adorned with a black rose that seemingly grew from the model's back, hung over her chest. Ever the romantic, the local designer
Level up your streetwear game with Reynier Abello's latest collection.
The sharp and opulent style that the Japanese have been known for gets a modern and edgy reinterpretation through Reynier Abello’s Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival collection dubbed as The Hidden Fortress. Pushing the Japonaiserie inspiration further is this particular all-black outfit featuring a
Local designer Dak Bonite has an idea, and we're totally up for it!
In case you were too busy to make it to the first two nights of Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival, allow us to fill you in on what you’ve missed: Sheer bottoms are still on-trend, and purposely showing off your undies is this season’s
Perfect for layering, too!
KC Pusing’s presentation for Manila Fashion Festival 2018 scaled back on the glitz and overdosed on attitude. You can see it even in the styling of the models, with their heavily lined eyes and pulled-back hair. This collection means business.With a very
Rosbert Villar's collection is a nod to the 1920s.
If we were to sum up Rosbert Villar’s Eternal Rhythm collection, which he presented last night at the Manila Fashion Festival , two words would be top of mind: opulence and excess. The young designer showcased a wide array of evening pieces that made
It screams, "I'm in charge!"
Think prints are as far as updating pantsuits can go? Wait till you see Rob Ortega’s iteration from his latest collection.Playing around with sheer fabrics, embellishments, and metallics, Rob’s Manila Fashion Festival 2018 collection is a sultry mélange of feminine and edgy, sharp
We're loving Cheetah Rivera's smart use of color.
At Cheetah Rivera’s collection for Manila Fashion Festival 2018, the colors came out swinging like a jab, jab, right hook combination. Turquoise! Fuchsia! Bright orange! The orange was made even brighter by its flowy pleated glory.Even white is amplified by setting it
According to designer Patis Tesoro.
Wearing Filipiniana used to be reserved for formal occasions. Yellowed photos of our lolas in ternos come to mind. But these days, you’ll see more local textiles being incorporated into the current crop of styles available in the market. A woman who
In this 2009 interview, Pitoy shares his colorful years in the industry.
We pay tribute to the Fashion Czar of the Asia and celebrate his remarkable life, his ingenious craft and enormous contribution to the industry. In this article we published in August 2009, we visited the late Pitoy Moreno in his Malate home for a