Fashion and beauty

Makati designers present Kasuotang Pilipino Fashion Show, Sept. 18

September 13, 2014 | 3:08 pm | Lifestyle Section,

The City of Makati to showcase the works of its world-class fashion designers and pay a tribute to Dean of Philippine Fashion Ben Farrales.

VIDEO | Throwback Thursday: Ezra Santos at Red Charity Gala 2013

September 11, 2014 | 5:43 pm | Video by the Lifestyle Section,

Dubai-based Ezra Santos presented his glamorous and timeless holiday collection inspired from the Art Noveau period.

National Artists as muses in Jojie Lloren’s Red Charity Gala fashion show

September 11, 2014 | 1:32 pm | Text by Francine M. Marquez | Photos by Peter C. Marquez | Lifestyle Section,

Flowing wine and champagne, a nice dinner with an elegant setting, and an artsy fashion show are just a few of the great reasons to buy the Php100,000 per table tickets.

USAPANG DIBDIBAN | Avon wages WAR on breast cancer

September 9, 2014 | 3:19 pm | Text by Joyce Reyes Aguila | Photos by Rhoy Cobilla | Lifestyle Section,

Avon launches new breast cancer awareness activities, plus a dance aimed to educate women on self-breast examination.

Rustan’s presents Monique Lhuillier, int’l designers for Fall/Winter 2014

September 9, 2014 | 2:47 pm | Text by Joyce Reyes Aguila | Photos by Rhoy Cobilla | Lifestyle Section,

September ushers in the holiday season for Filipinos. Too early for yuletide, you say? Oh, but never too late to present Holiday 2014 collections.

STYLE SMARTS | Uno de 50: Handmade jewelry in the time of fast fashion

August 26, 2014 | 4:25 pm | By Ronna Capili-Bonifacio | Lifestyle Section,

Spanish accessory brand offers a bold spirit, modernity and a bit of rebellion.

#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.

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