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London’s Magnificent 7


World Fashion Month 2015 climaxed last month, and some fashion observers look to London to lead in original design, youthful styling and radioactive colors and prints.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

7 hot trends for Summer 2015


Sifting through spring and summer 2015 fashions, it would still be the ’60s-’70s look. This is understandable since the world is dashing half past the second decade of the new century.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

When ’70s fashion extravaganza was synonymous with one name: Bobby Caballero

Santiago and Bobby Caballero, now
together in the afterlife

It was 1972 when I first met Bobby Caballero. Martial law was only a few months old, and I was barely 15, on a Christmas school break from La Salle Green Hills. Auggie Cordero took me to Nayong Pilipino that cool December night to assist him for a dress rehearsal for “Bagong Anyo,” Imelda Marcos’ fashion show meant to end all fashion shows.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Nora Aunor’s designer seeks to make ‘hablon’ a global superstar


To promote the native weave hablon and make it a fashion staple, the local government of Miag-ao in Iloilo province will hold a hablon festival, Sept. 15 to 17. It is the first in a series of festivals that Miag-ao hopes to organize annually, said designer Nono Palmos, a native of the town known for its magnificent baroque church which has been included on the Unesco World Heritage list.

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Cruise-Resort collection is for everyone


First, a bit of Fashion History 101. What is a Cruise-Resort collection? By choice and by design, the fashion industry tended to be impatient and anxious for two seasonal changes or shopping fixes (“retail therapy”).

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