Fashion and beauty

CHINESE NEW YEAR 2016 | Albert Andrada presents his La Prospérité Chinoise collection, Feb. 3

February 2, 2016 | 5:05 pm | Lifestyle Section,

A sumptuous feast and a grand fashion show await guests at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila for the coming Chinese New Year.

LOOK | Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach’s majestic Czech-made diamond and sapphire crown

January 29, 2016 | 11:18 am | Lifestyle Section,

The crown is adorned with 311 pieces of diamonds, 5 pieces of blue topaz, 198 pieces of blue sapphire, 33 pieces of crystal, and gold.

STYLE SMARTS | Liquid lipsticks for every budget

January 28, 2016 | 11:48 am | By Ronna Capili-Bonifacio | Lifestyle Section,

Get into the matte, full color, and eight-hour wearing lip trend with these six options

VIDEO | Sari Lazaro channels ‘luxe ethereal’ in Manila Fashion Festival show

January 28, 2016 | 11:47 am | Text by Francine Marquez | Video and photos by Chad de Guzman | Lifestyle Section,

Stately in tone yet effortless in its construction, enriched textures will sit well with women looking forward to grown-up dress-up affairs.

Rexona celebrates breakthrough deodorant technology by recognizing 50 Pinoy Movers

January 26, 2016 | 5:46 am | By Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

The Unilever brand puts the spotlight on Filipino achievers from various industries.

Paris catwalks rediscover their cavalier swagger

January 25, 2016 | 4:59 pm | Agence France Presse report

French fashion is back to its swashbuckling best and the designer leading the charge is determined to give post-attacks Paris a new swagger.

Big is best as Paris fashion goes XL

January 25, 2016 | 3:20 pm | Agence France Presse report

Big flappy greatcoats, baggy trousers and voodoo charms… that is what fashionable men will be wearing next autumn and winter if the Paris catwalks are anything to go by.

Pia Wurtzbach will wear Albert Andrada gowns at the parade and Malacañang courtesy call

January 25, 2016 | 12:08 pm | By Romsanne Ortiguero, Lifestyle Section,

At her homecoming parade, the beauty queen’s emerald green ‘terno’ represents her being ‘a jewel to the Philippines.’

What are the ‘in’ styles for 2016? Man buns, beards, beachwaves, and more

January 13, 2016 | 8:01 am | Report by Ann Cabral, News 5

Fashion experts give advice on how to look your best this year.

STYLE SMARTS | 2 new brands from Korea and UK you need to have for 2016

January 12, 2016 | 4:14 pm | By Ronna Capili-Bonifacio | Lifestyle Section,

Get a “lit from within glow” and a cheaper alternative to professional quality makeup.

Stars strut their stuff on Globes red carpet

January 11, 2016 | 5:17 pm | Agence France Presse report

Hollywood’s top stars oozed glamour on Sunday as they hit the Golden Globes red carpet in plenty of bling and sequins—and with lots of attitude.

VIDEO | Sequin and color dominate Golden Globes fashion

January 11, 2016 | 4:50 pm | Reuters video

The biggest stars and nervous newcomers converged at the Golden Globe awards in their designers’ best.

Filipino beauty queens conquer 2015 global pageants in gowns by Philippine designers

December 22, 2015 | 1:30 pm | Text by C. Mendez Legaspi, @misscharlize | Special to

UPDATED: The Philippine ‘terno’ gets its winning moments, too.

CONGRATS, PIA! On Twitter, more ‘hugot’ comments on #MissUniverse2015

December 22, 2015 | 3:37 am | Lifestyle Section,

Still can’t get over the crazy blooper at the Miss Universe 2015 pageant night? Well, same here. Here are some tweets we found on that awkward and historic beauty contest moment.

Pia Wurtzbach wears Oliver Tolentino for Miss Universe 2015 preliminaries

December 17, 2015 | 4:35 pm | Lifestyle Section,

The international designer rescues the beauty queen from a fashion dilemma.

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