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‘Couture’ RTW–the next best thing to made-to-measure clothes

KEY LOOKS from Myth’s featured designers; below, men’s
wear made of solid and checkered fabrics by Edwin Ao

Myth, one of the country’s leading purveyors of local ready-to-wear fashion, recently launched its pre-holiday collection dubbed “Organika: Hopeless Romantic.”

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fishermen turn into artists in unique livelihood program

DARWIN Flores (third from left), Smart’s head for community partnership, with several sculptors from Barangay Banglos PHOTOS BY RICHARD REYES

Instead of working against nature, sculptors from Quezon, Capiz, Palawan and the Ipo watershed chose to work with it, and produce rustic, one-of-a-kind art pieces made from aged driftwood.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Still oversized–but now slimmer and sleeker

TW STEEL Slim Line comes in 10 executions –from Italian leather straps in such colors as black, dark brown and cobalt blue, to all-steel bracelets.

In response to its growing market of men in crisp white shirts and tailored suits, Dutch watch brand TW Steel has launched a slim line of oversized watches.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Francis Libiran’s spare shop is strong style showcase

DESIGNER Francis Libiran outside his Makati branch at the Peninsula Manila basement

Francis Libiran continues to attend to majority of his clients in Quezon City. He has been running a production shop on Scout Fernandez Street ever since this board-certified architect turned to full-time fashion design 15 years ago with the debut of his now-defunct ready-to-wear line Njork.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Such style (of democracy)


Had Richard Blackwell, aka Mr. Blackwell, lived to this day, the legendary American fashion critic would have probably found his caustic reviews, including his much-awaited annual list of “10 Worst Dressed Women,” irrelevant.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »