Fashion and beauty

PH fashion experts criticize Bb. Pilipinas Charities for bias against Filipino designers

January 26, 2015 | 9:35 am | By Jeffrey Tupas | Special to

Filipino fashion designers and industry experts took to social media their disgust.

Avon launches first ever Filipino celebrity fragrance line…and it’s for men

January 22, 2015 | 1:30 pm | Text and photos by Therese Sta. Maria | Lifestyle Section,

The company for women presents a brand new fragrance for men and recruits Richard Yap as the face and inspiration for RY Eau de Cologne.

Formerly ‘banished’ Galliano storms back with London show

January 13, 2015 | 10:00 pm | By Edward Baran, Reuters

Almost four years after being effectively banished from the Paris fashion scene, Dior’s former star designer John Galliano made what some hailed as a triumphant return to haute couture.

TRENDING | Amal Clooney’s white opera gloves and glam gowns at the Golden Globes

January 13, 2015 | 8:00 am | By Piya Sinha-Roy, Reuters

Check out Mrs. George Clooney’s red-carpet fashion debut and what the stars wore at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday.

STYLE SMARTS | 4 beauty brands to look for in 2015

January 2, 2015 | 2:30 pm | By Ronna Capili-Bonifacio | Lifestyle Section,

The local cosmetic biz is starting with a bang and last year’s popularity is just the beginning.

Craftsmanship and design combine in Marikina ‘Future Shoes’ fashion show

December 26, 2014 | 2:05 pm | Text by Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section,

Eight designers collaborate with Marikina’s shoemakers for the Mayor’s Gala presentation at the fourth annual Sapatos Festival.

Rags2Riches’ ’Paghahabi’: Paying it forward through the art of weaving

December 3, 2014 | 4:15 pm | Text and photos by Melissa G. Bagamasbad | Lifestyle Section,

Artisans and advocates band together to weave an art installation with a noble cause.

Style and function at Hedgren’s 2015 Spring/Summer bag fashion show

December 3, 2014 | 12:00 pm | Text and photos by Therese Sta. Maria | Lifestyle Section,

Hedgren launches a new collection of bags for women and men at its new branch at the SM Mega Fashion Hall.

Trash in Miss Earth venue gains Netizens’ ire; organizers say their eco advocacy still valid

December 3, 2014 | 8:00 am | By Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section,

Netizens are angered that trash was left behind at the Miss Earth venue, but its organizers insist their staff cleaned up after the event.

Francis Libiran steps up to design first footwear collection for Havaianas

November 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

The Brazil-based brand of flip-flop sandals launches its first collection by a Filipino designer.

#PutOnLocal | 7 edgy fashion brands to own at newly opened SOMA Stores

November 18, 2014 | 11:45 am | Text by Tricia Aquino | Photos by Teddy Pelaez | Lifestyle Section,

Looking for something fresh to put on? The new kids on the fashion block have just the thing for you.

Manila Fashion Festival Day 3: The end is the beginning of more promising fashion shows

November 17, 2014 | 1:33 am | Text and photos by Therese Sta. Maria | Lifestyle Section,

The last day of Manila Fashion Festival showed promising collections that left fashion lovers looking forward to its second year.

Manila Fashion Festival Day 2: Aiming for the playful, sexy, and outdoorsy

November 15, 2014 | 6:39 am | Text by Tricia Aquino, Photos by Teddy Pelaez | Lifestyle Section,

From old-school glamor to edgy street wear, four designers present their take on Spring/Summer 2015.

Filipino designer Francis Libiran designs flip-flops for global brand Havaianas

November 13, 2014 | 1:40 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

The stylish footwear honors the Filipino spirit and costs about Php 1,195 a pair.

KC, Kathryn, Bea Valdes on being their #BestBeautiful in new Olay Conversations

November 13, 2014 | 9:25 am | By Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

In the third season of Olay Conversations, the skincare brand challenges women not to settle for less and be the best version of themselves.

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