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Monique Lhuillier goes Goth romantic

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Fashioning skulls and cobweb prints into a provocative and romantic collection. PHOTO BY ELTON LUGAY

The “dark side” of Monique Lhuillier couldn’t be more evident in her Fall 2014 collection. Imagine romance in hues of blacks and grays, skull prints and vinyl coats and you have a collection that evokes futuristic drama.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Natori reinterprets Russian opulence in Fall 2014 collection

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Ornate yet wearable. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Elton Lugay

It was a soaking wet Wednesday when fashion mogul Josie Natori unveiled her Fall 2014 collection to usher in New York Fashion Week.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Monique Lhuillier goes off-the-rack for the bride who wants a City Hall matrimony

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PHOTOS by Elton Lugay

New York is celebrating International Bridal Week this week and designer Monique Lhuillier has something for every type of bride, including one who wants to wed in City Hall.

Posted: April 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Janine Tugonon: beauty, grace and brains

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Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo of the USA and her court. Photo by Elton Lugay

To many Filipino pageant watchers, Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon was the complete package: Beauty, grace and smarts. She was – but, of course — the Filipino favorite from the beginning. And when she answered her final interview, many had thought she nailed it.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Water everywhere at Monique Lhuillier’s collection

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Cebu jeweler Amparito Lhuillier watched proudly as her daughter Monique’s water-inspired collection passed as if in a carousel before her eyes.

Posted: September 13th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

FNO is about style, not fashion

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Dalaga Soho

It’s not all about shopping or dressing in style. For Nicky Feliciano, a financial analyst at EMI Music, FNO – or Fashion’s Night Out – means hanging with friends and hitting the after-parties with the overflowing cocktails and celebrity sightings.

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Fashion and Beauty,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Fashion week spring-summer 2013: Style takes the stage

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Katie Holmes

Melissa Ladinez Mejia had a great time at the Style Awards, soaking in the fashion industry’s forecast for 2013. She was eyeing the collections, the celebrities and the crowd not only as a publicist for Levi’s women’s global fashion but also as a fashion-smart Filipina.

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Fashion and Beauty,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Style takes the stage

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Katie Holmes. Photo by Elton Lugay

Melissa Ladinez Mejia had a great time at the Style Awards, soaking in the fashion industry’s forecast for 2013. She was eyeing the collections, the celebrities and the crowd not only as a publicist for Levi’s women’s global fashion but also as a fashion-smart Filipina.

Posted: September 7th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cordillera warrior art on the runway

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Anna Puruganan (third from left) with her designs and models. Photo by Elton Lugay

Feathered headgear, eye tattoo and lines that define. Young designer Anna Puruganan showcased these details and more in a collection inspired by the indigenous art and traditions of the Cordillera tribes.

Posted: June 26th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

It’s all about the Lin

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New York Knicks’ point guard Jeremy Lin may be Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential, but to the Chinese media covering the gala, he’s nothing but a “snob.”

Posted: April 27th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Soprano turns 40 with birthday concert at Carnegie Hall

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Bituin Escarcha

On March 1, Bituin Escarcha will be celebrating her 40th birthday with 268 of her closest friends at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall.

Posted: February 25th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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