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Religioso: The Black And White 2014 Collection

See the RTW label's latest collection with designs that go from smart to sleek, sexy to sophisticated.
Inspired by the classic button-down cotton shirts, sisters Choc Religioso-Dayrit and Yvette Religioso-Ilagan, Religioso’s designer tandem, launch their latest collection devoid of loud, vibrant hues. A palate cleanser to the Holiday season’s splendid and bedazzling colors we have grown accustomed to, perhaps?

How To Not Have To Deal With A "designer From Hell"

What happens when your couture dreams are crushed?
We’ve recently fished a story about a young bride’s horrendous experience with a local designer whose name is kept with the initials DL. The bride claims that Mr. DL not only delivered poorly made dresses for her, the bridesmaids, and flower girls

Filipino Designers Featured In The Guardian

Filipino Designers Featured In The Guardian
The Guardian releases a feature on the International Fashion Showcase in London and how only the Filipino contingent, Manila Wear, "incorporated indigenous sustainable materials into their designs. In addition, each designer had either a partnership with an NGO where profits are put

Shaina Magdayao Walks For Amir Sali's Gala Show

The Prince of Beads showcases his mastery of couture in his first ever gala show.
If Royalties from the Middle East come to the country seeking to have their formal wear made by you, that's a sure sign you've made it as a designer. That's the story of the master couturier from Zamboanga City, Amir Sali. Hailed

Shirt And Skirt Combo

Inspired by our two-month cover story, we put together three chic looks for you to try!
This two-month cover featuring Anne Curtis is not about her, not about you, and not about me—it’s all about raising awareness to help rebuild lives of everyone affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda. Preview veers away from the usual and dressed up our

Designer Spotlight: Religioso Holiday 2013

The new collection consists of ultra-feminine pieces done in a neutral color palette.
Religioso sister-tandem—Choc and Yvette—recently launched their Holiday 2013 collection and it is nothing short of fabulous!Their pieces are inspired by holiday blooms in ultra-feminine construction and silhouette but not your usual summer number. Think blossoming full skirts along with embroidered structured tops

Watch: Maco Custodio

Here's a glimpse of a shoe designer's creative lifestyle.
Are you a budding shoe designer? Watch as Maco Custodio talks about his road to success and know what sets him apart from everybody else.Click here to view his Designer Directory.

Tiendesitas Gets A Makeover

A bigger and better Tiendesitas is now open.
Eight years ago, a striking structure along C5 that charmed the attention of everyone with its refreshing concept built with an equally invigorating open-air construction grew to be a weekend destination for the whole family. Tiendesitas or "Tiende" as we have learned to

Get Preppy With Collezione C2

Kim Jones joins fiance Jericho Rosales in Collezione C2's Holiday campaign.
Collezione C2, a Filipino lifestyle brand which embodies nationalism, serves up another round of flag shirts, basic pique polos, and preppy separates fit for people with an active lifestyle. Presenting a wide array of vibrant colors and patterns, the brand's Holiday collection

Chinoiserie By Josie Natori

The brand looks to the East for the Fall/Winter 2013 collection.
Leaving Wall Street was perhaps one of Josie Natori's most crucial life decisions—the smartest, nonetheless. Why, more than three decades after, her self-established company makes millions of dollars in retail sales and has become a globally competitive brand. (Ed's note: You'll know

Debauchery By Kaye Morales

The young designer closed the Vancouver Fashion Week with a collection inspired by inner darkness.
Known for urban street wear with a class of punk, Kaye Morales is considered as one of School of Fashion and the Arts' best and brightest. After the success of her prêt-a-porter line, Schizo, the young designer continues to soar as she

Betina Ocampo In Vogue

The Preview Best Dressed alumna lands on a feature in Vogue.
Following a feature on sometime September last year, Preview Best Dressed Betina Ocampo is soaring to new heights and making a name for herself. The daughter of Rico and Tina Ocampo, this time, lands on a feature in the October issue of

Watch: Pefta 2013 Exhibit

We bring you all the happenings during the culminating event of this year's PEFTA.
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Straight From The Pros

Planning to join PEFTA next year? Here are the things you need to know.
Over the years, PEFTA has proven to be a great platform for fashion designers wishing for their big break in the industry. If you think you deserve a spot in next year's batch, here's a list of the things you need remember

Pefta: Geoffrey Zordilla

This designer makes waves in his aqua-inspired PEFTA collection.
WHAT IS YOUR COLLECTION ABOUT? ANYTHING SPECIFIC IT WAS INPIRED BY?My collection was inspired by sea waves. I'm a nature lover, and this form of movement in nature was very interesting to me. I'm scared of swimming but I like the view

Pefta: Tony Evan

Embracing spontaneity was the master plan for this designer's PEFTA collection.
WHAT IS YOUR COLLECTION ABOUT? ANYTHING SPECIFIC IT WAS INPIRED BY?My collection really started with a play on several shapes, then I inserted a multitude of textures in the process. I'm the kind of designer who isn't keen on doing cutesy dresses—I

Pefta: Alexa Cheng

Statues inspire the art of movement in this designer's PEFTA collection—see how she pulls it off.
WHAT IS YOUR COLLECTION ABOUT? ANYTHING SPECIFIC IT WAS INPIRED BY?Whenever I think of a collection, I go out and take a walk and usually get inspired by what I see. This collection has its roots on a Mother Mary statue in

Pefta: Marian Madayag

This designer doodles her way to an emotion-driven PEFTA collection.
WHAT IS YOUR COLLECTION ABOUT? ANYTHING SPECIFIC IT WAS INPIRED BY?My collection is composed of doodle prints I drew and colored personally by hand. The circular doodles represent the highs and lows I experienced in life, and the neon colors embody the

Nicole Whisenhunt: Kitana

The accessory designer presents a spirited, edgy new collection.
Accessory designer Nicole Whisenhunt cut the ribbon—no, she slashed it completely off—from her latest pieces in her newest collection, Kitana. The collection's title describes "discipline, intelligence, love, and perseverance" in Japanese.According to Nicole, "Kitana was initially inspired by Japanese elements such as