Fashion and beauty

#BeAwesomeToSomebody | Fil-Am hair stylist cuts hair for homeless, inspires people

August 19, 2014 | 3:41 pm | By Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section,

All he wanted was “to do something nice.”

Sewn Sandals: Footwear brand steps up to realize other people’s dreams

August 15, 2014 | 10:16 am | Text by Tricia Aquino | Photos courtesy of Mariel Veluz | Lifestyle Section,

In pursuing her American dream, entrepreneur Mariella Veluz ended up helping shoemakers in Marikina and Laguna achieve their own.

This time, big and manly TW Steel watches get slimmer and more ‘fasyon’

August 2, 2014 | 10:03 am | Text by Francine M. Marquez | Photos by Teddy Pelaez | Lifestyle Section,

The pioneer in big, oversized watches for men comes out with a collection that says manly can be slim and stylish, too.

Back to his first love, designer Pat Santos launches his couture line and QC atelier

July 31, 2014 | 2:38 pm | Text by Melissa G. Bagamasbad | Lifestyle Section,

From couture to ready-to-wear and back to high fashion, designer Pat Santos presents next year’s most exquisite formal creations.

STYLE SMARTS | 5 reasons why you have to see Kate Spade’s Fall 2014 bags and clothes

July 31, 2014 | 12:37 pm | By Ronna Capili-Bonifacio | Lifestyle Section,

The Crossbag, the train-inspired purse, bags with a bird cage and Chinese takeout motifs, plus more exciting Kate Spade goodies this season.

6 SONA fashion statements that got our attention (plus, check what they wore last year)

July 29, 2014 | 10:21 am | Text by Tricia Aquino and Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Julius Reyes and Jhun Dantes |

In a sea of designer finery at the SONA red carpet walk, here are six outfits that stood out either because of the inspiring or controversial story behind them.

SONA 2014 RED CARPET FASHION | Send in the gowns!

July 28, 2014 | 3:29 pm | By Tricia Aquino and Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Jhun Dantes, Ernie Reyes, and Julius Reyes |

Here are the clothes as seen in this year’s SONA red carpet area. Let’s see who wore their clothes well and who deserves to be taken away by the fashion police.You be the judge.

AID COUTURE | Fashion designers recycle old clothes for Red Cross charity sale

July 22, 2014 | 10:16 am | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

Old clothes get washed by Ariel detergent products and recycled by top fashion designers for a charity sale for calamity victims.

Style War: SoFa students test how many looks they can make from Marks & Spencer items

July 19, 2014 | 9:08 am | Text by Francine M. Marquez, | Photos by Peter C. Marquez | Lifestyle Section,

Fashion students put together M&S pieces into sexy, retro, even quirky looks.

Pond’s wants to know your #BeautifulStory

July 14, 2014 | 10:40 am | Text by Joyce Reyes Aguila | Photos by Rhoy Cobilla | Lifestyle Section,

The international beauty brand by Unilever gathers the country’s most beautiful women for an evening of inspiring stories.

STYLE SMARTS | Proudly Pinoy beauty 3: ‘Find a peg then level it up,’ says global brand Snoe

July 14, 2014 | 9:47 am | Text by Ronna Capili-Bonifacio | Lifestyle Section,

Get to know Snoe, a young local brand that’s gaining attention from the global market because of its over-achieving products.

Netizens mourn the passing away of fashion designer Aureo Alonzo, 85

July 9, 2014 | 10:19 am | Text by Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section,

The veteran and internationally acclaimed fashion designer leaves behind a legacy of craftsmanship and passion to define good Philipipne design.

STYLE SMARTS | Pinoy Beauty 2: Choose semi-matte blushes for all-day natural flush

June 24, 2014 | 3:17 pm | By Ronna Capili-Bonifacio | Lifestyle Section,

For a bridal-like glow whether your wedding bells are ringing or not, try these 10 beautiful blushes by makeup artist Sabs Hernandez.

STYLE SMARTS | Proudly Pinoy Beauty part 1: Luxe makeup brushes that rival pro brands

June 18, 2014 | 10:14 am | By Ronna Capili-Bonifacio | Lifestyle Section,

Style Smarts is introducing three local beauty brands and their makes in a fourt-part series. This week we start with cruelty-free yet surprisingly soft makeup brushes by Soffia Beauty

VIDEO | Watch and learn: presents Style Sessions for men

June 16, 2014 | 3:25 pm | Lifestyle Section |

Attention guys, here’s how to look stylish in whatever you do.

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