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Filipino accessory designers complete short course in Sheffield

LOOK of Style Awards finalists Neil Felipp, Adante Leyesa and Earl Gariando with Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) instructor Grace Horne, and Louise Williams and Rita Hwang, both from the Directorate of International Development for SHU

Last February, three lucky designers from the Philippines completed a five-day customized short course on accessories design at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) in the United Kingdom. They had all excelled in the Look of Style Awards 2013, a competition launched by the British Council in partnership with Inquirer Lifestyle and Look magazine.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Super-shaped you

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IT’S TIME to give those buttocks the attention they deserve with the Buttlifter.

There is no end for our long-standing love affair with jeans, which have long been a favorite of the fashion crowd and definitely a wardrobe staple. Just imagine what you can do with a pair engineered to fit your shape, which can nip, tuck, pull, enhance and elongate your assets.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Kai Lim of Cura V’s covetable style

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KAI turns this roomy blouse into a sultry number with its bareback detail.

Half-Japanese, half-Filipina Kai Nakanishi Lim is always immaculately dressed in socials. She has panache and is known for elegant age-appropriate dressing.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

‘Effortless dressing’ by Vania Romoff

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OFF-SHOULDER gown from Vania Romoff shown during Philippine Fashion Week Holiday 2014

Vania Romoff, 25, was raised in Cebu where she developed her passion for fashion design. Given her impressive pedigree—her grandmother was the first couturier in Cebu and her mother and brother were into garment manufacturing—it was only natural for Romoff to make a foray into fashion.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Pia Wurtzbach, Bea Santiago, Ariella Arida–how they transformed themselves into beauty queens

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It’s not easy being—becoming—a beauty queen. There’s a lot of preparation involved, physically as well as mentally. Three stunners tell us how they became the drop-dead gorgeous women that they are today.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery | Read More »