By Ria Prieto
Last April in Paris, I caught myself staring at an amazingly stylish woman who was wearing a white long-sleeve button-down shirt, pants that were synched on the ankle, the most amazing dove gray fringe heels, and a thick belt in the same material as the shoes. I had to ask my friend Ingrid Go who she was and she told me she was Tod’s new creative director Alessandra Facchinetti.
With sales in the global luxury sector starting to slow, Italian shoes and handbags stand out as powerful growth engines as the middle classes in emerging economies indulge the urge to accessorize.
Front RowBy Mel Cuevas
Fitness trackers are not exactly new—perhaps the old-fashioned version of it is the pedometer, a device used to measure how many steps the wearer has walked on a particular day (remember the recommended 10,000 steps a day?). Over the past few years, there have been efforts to make activity trackers look more like wearable [...]
By Cheche V. Moral
They were panthers, a stunning white gold pair studded with tiny diamonds, their miniature paws clinging to their owner’s earlobes.
By Alex Y. Vergara
When it comes to lifestyle watches, people behind Puma Time believe there’s nowhere to go but big—from ladies’ watches with a standard 44-mm dial to unisex timepieces with an attention-grabbing 50-mm dial.
Journalist Cristina Gomez, former social editor of Lifestyle Asia magazine, has set aside her passion for the written word to pursue another passion: designing statement jewelry pieces, bags and accessories.
Bag the perfect accessory with Bubblewrap, an online store that makes organizing more fun, easy and enjoyable. The mix consists of high-quality, original and locally made bags and bag organizers for every occasion.
By Krista Rodriguez
The holiday season is here, and with it, celebrations and get-togethers left and right. Not only is it the season of giving; it is also the season for getting all glammed up.
By Marge C. Enriquez
The lives of extremely busy people are dominated by the clock. And their adherence to time can invariably lead to entrapment and anxiety.
By Alex Y. Vergara
A few months after Bulgari launched its Diva high-jewelry collection in Paris, its exclusive distributor in Manila recently launched the boutique line of Diva in a dinner and show featuring singer Vernie Varga and violinist Princess Ybañez at the Makati Shangri-La.
Magnum Group from Brazil has launched Champion YOT in Manila.