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Gifts for your favorite fashionistas


We make it easy for you to shop for stylish loved ones with this last-minute shopping guide, with suggestions for each individual on your Christmas list.

Posted: December 19th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipinos will feel right at home in this prestigious home store

MICHELLE Hummel of Pottery Barn, former
Ambassador Bienvenido Tantoco Sr. of
Rustan’s, and Kerri Ackermann ofWest Elm

When Ronald R. Young says Pottery Barn is a good fit for the Philippines because its mother company, Williams-Sonoma Inc., holds the same values as Filipinos, the executive isn’t just mouthing things one expects to hear from the firm’s senior vice president for global strategy. He speaks from personal experience.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

In this store, Christmas shopping can actually be a relaxing experience

Adora’s so-called
“shoe mecca”

If you’ve ever received a gift that came in that distinctive pistachio-green box, meticulously tied with black satin and embossed grosgrain ribbons, you’d have experienced that extra giddiness at the prospect of unwrapping your present. You know there’s a very slim chance you won’t like what’s inside.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

From graphic and sculptural to romantic and embroidered

Auggie Cordero
Opulent ‘maria clara’
Lush lace and silks in a maria clara
that’s close to the traditional
silhouette, but modernized with
borrowed Japanese-Korean elements,
like a short kimono-like cover-up and
a loose sash around the waist.

The Maria Clara, one of the most distinctive Filipiniana costumes, was reimagined by 32 of the country’s top fashion designers at the Inquirer Lifestyle “Face-Off: Masters and Millennials” in a bid to contemporize it.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Masters and Millennials: The ‘maria clara’ reborn in ‘Face-Off’

Masters and Millennials

At least two generations of Filipino fashion designers went head-to-head last Sunday to prove that what they’ve been doing with the terno, they could also do with the maria clara.

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »