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What a tasteful way to celebrate both Mindanao artisans and the elusive art of suiting.
A tasteful, excellently made fusion of fine tailoring and beautiful Philippine weaves? Yes, please. Kaayo Modern Mindanao and Salvo Women have collaborated to bring you just that: an homage to the extraordinary skills of local artisans that also honors the masterful, elusive
Don't miss out on some great work-friendly staples.
The Hugo Boss end of season sale is here. Starting December 26, you can enjoy up to 65 percent on selected items. And, it's the perfect sale to introduce new pieces to your everyday work wardrobe. We're talking classic suits, patterned sweaters,
Big suits are in, and here's how to wear them.
Going to an event doesn't always mean you have to bust out that traditional suit. Sometimes, a little risk-taking is needed to keep things interesting. Case in point, the oversized suit that's been on-trend for the past couple of years.If the only
If a black or gray suit just isn't for you.
A classic black tuxedo is a dapper look, but an unconventional suit is just as charming, especially if it highlights a groom's fun personality. Like brides, grooms should also feel like their truest selves on their big day. Here are some alternatives to
Get the perfect fit.
Gone are the days when suits were strictly worn for business. Today, you can wear them to less formal parties, weddings, and while traveling, making it a newfound staple in every woman's wardrobe. The only challenge? Finding tailoring shops that don't only cater to men.Here, we rounded
From neckties to bow ties.
We'll admit it—neckties can be a bit tricky. Tying one is already a challenge, but wearing one is a whole 'nother story. But, it just takes a bit of experience to perfect pulling the tie off. If you want to skip the
Maybe it's time you bought your own!
The next time you plan to have a suit made especially for you, keep our challenge in mind: Why not pursue a skirt silhouette?Trouser-and-blazer sets come a dime a dozen even on the ready-to-wear scene, but a sensible pencil midi or even
We talk to an expert.
It'd be an understatement to say that Ryan Chua, owner of Singapore-born Common Suits' Quezon City arm, knows a thing or two about the telltale trappings of a dapper gent. "The mission we have in the Philippines is to educate everyone on
There is a full case of whiskey in the Common Suits office, perched atop a varnished black drinks cooler, which in turn is fitted below volumes of Italian fabric books. Adverts for a start-up slim wallet brand, Sliv, share table space with
We want all of her outfits!
Almost every TV show has the stereotypical nerd character. You'll notice them from the get-go: round specs, collared shirts, long lines peppered with incomprehesible jargon. They're braniacs of substance but never of style, A.K.A. the tired TV trope actress Laura Dreyfuss is
So fresh yet powerful!
Ah, suits! One of our favorite go-to garbs perfect for any type of occasion. These sleek and snazzy co-ords can readily get you through any event no matter the season, whether it’s a black-tie formal event at some fancy hotel, or a
She makes it look so chic.
Ditch your innate fear of anything oversized. Think a big, boxy silhouette is unflattering? You may run the risk, but do it exactly like Anne Curtis does, and it'll be worth it. You can't even deny how chic she looks in this
Now we totally want our own!
Who doesn't love a good suit in her closet? Wear it with a shirt underneath and a pair of sneakers and you've got a snazzy look worthy of being noticed by a street style photographer. Or, you could throw on a button-down
More often than not, the bride decides on what her entourage will wear on her wedding day with careful consideration for the event's theme and color palette. Bridesmaids are normally asked to have their dresses especially tailored for the big day. But
Meet Carin Aguas of local brand Masanting Sastreria.
When you think of the bespoke tailoring industry, what immediately comes to mind are suits made for men. A local brand is changing the narrative, catering not just to men but also to women looking for quality suits that look great and
Does your power suit need an update?
The power suit trend is still going strong, but it's never too early (or late) to change things up. So how about adding a tie and a new hairstyle to the mix? Here's a fresh idea from Kaye Abad that we can
It's all in the silhouette.
Suits are an all-year-round party favorite, but now that the heat wave's rolled in, it matters how you style it! Iza Calzado's tip? Choose soft pastels and even softer shapes. See what she means:A sweet, macaron pistachio green looks even better on
Because you can wear a suit whenever you want to.
The summer season is fast approaching. You know what that means? Garden parties, beach weddings, and other special brunch-time outdoor events are right around the corner. Ladies, while we're no doubt gearing to dress up for the hot weather, we propose not
They specialize in made-to-measure suits for the power woman.
The power suit has been a working woman's style staple as of late as we continue to overturn and redefine gender equality. However, as easy as it is for men to readily purchase a suit for themselves, it's unfortunately difficult for women
It's the ideal outfit for traveling.
A suit—yep, the whole blazer and matching trousers package—is probably the last thing on your list when packing for a touristy vacay overseas. We don't blame you! It's got a pretty stuffy, too-dressed-up reputation that precedes it...but Arci Muñoz is dead set