Fashion and beauty

STYLE SMARTS | Ready to walk down the aisle in a ready-to-wear Rosa Clará wedding gown

February 25, 2015 | 9:09 am | By Ronna Capili-Bonifacio | Lifestyle Section,

Let the international bridal fashion brand take the stress out of one of the most significant items on a bride’s to-do list.

Shimmer and shine dominate rain-soaked Oscars red carpet

February 23, 2015 | 3:26 pm | By Piya Sinha-Roy and Nichola Groom | Reuters

Shimmering beads and jewels in pale hues and dresses in bold tones brightened an unusually dreary rainy afternoon as film stars hit the glamorous Oscars red carpet.

With eye on Oscars, Tom Ford shows latest collection in Hollywood

February 23, 2015 | 8:37 am | By Piya Sinha-Roy | Reuters

The American fashion designer makes sure all eyes will be on him at his scheduled London Fashion Week show, which is a day after the Oscars.

Designers in New York unveil possible Oscar red carpet scene stealers

February 19, 2015 | 10:32 am | By Patricia Reaney | Reuaters

Designers in New York served up couture treats to entice fashion’s elite ahead of Sunday’s Academy Awards red carpet.

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK | Tory Burch brings London, Marrakech to snowy NY

February 18, 2015 | 6:45 pm | Agence France Presse report

Guests to her Fashion Week show were transported to a bygone era in a Park Avenue building, covered wall to floor in rugs and tapestries.

Canadian model with vitiligo inspires fashion world

February 14, 2015 | 10:48 am | Agence France Press report

Diagnosed with vitiligo aged four, she overcame bullying and years of rejection to achieve her dream of becoming an international model.

VIDEO | Katie Ford helps ensure young women chasing dreams don’t end up with nightmares

February 11, 2015 | 1:43 pm | Text and Video by Bernard Testa,

The fashion icon is in Manila to help mobilize support for the global campaign against trafficking in persons.

STYLE SPOTLIGHT | Fashion designer Jill Gepilano: From Barbie dolls to models

February 10, 2015 | 7:01 am | Text and photos by Therese Sta. Maria | Lifestyle Section, chats with the young fashion designer whose creations are slowly being noticed by celebrities and the fashion scene.

8 things you should have in your wardrobe for 2015

February 10, 2015 | 7:00 am | Text by Therese Sta. Maria | Lifestyle Section,

Get in with the latest trends and know your fashion for 2015. Here are some tips to help amp up your wardrobe.

Dean of Philippine Fashion Ben Farrales honored at fashion show

February 4, 2015 | 6:00 pm | Text by Joyce Reyes-Aguila | Photos by Bart Manuguid | Lifestyle Section,

Event pays homage to the talent of the fashion giant.

THE SCENE | VIPs, stars, and socialites at City of Dreams Manila’s red carpet

February 3, 2015 | 10:03 pm | Photos by Peter C. Marquez | Lifestyle Section,

Look who we gazed at during the resort’s grand launch party.

Brush your way to a dazzling smile with Close Up’s new Diamond Attraction

January 29, 2015 | 11:27 pm | Text and photos by Therese Sta. Maria | Lifestyle Section,

This new toothpaste variant’s blue light technology promises to whiten stained teeth.

Tokyo fireworks spark Shu Uemura’s new Metal:ink makeup for Spring/Summer 2015

January 29, 2015 | 3:00 pm | Text and photos by Therese Sta. Maria | Lifestyle Section,

Shu Uemura celebrates the Japanese tradition Hanabi in its new Metallic Bouquet collection.

Filipino designer Oliver Tolentino dresses up Princess Leia at SAG Awards

January 29, 2015 | 2:04 pm | Lifestyle Section |

The actress looked smashing in her red carpet-worthy empire-cut black beaded gown.

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.

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