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Buy local–wear Marikina-made shoes

LADIES’ wedge in suedette

Marikina was not given the title “Shoe Capital of the Philippines” for nothing. Other than being the biggest manufacturer of shoes in the Philippines, producing a big chunk of the shoes in the country, it remains known for making the most durable and best-quality shoes.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Heatwave Summer Bazaar at World Trade Center

Heatwave Summer Bazaar

MANILA, Philippines — From the organizers of the Noel Bazaar Series comes the most anticipated shopping event this summer, the 4th Heatwave Summer Bazaar on April 11 to 13, 2014 at the World Trade Center. The event offers a sizzling collection of the hottest summer essentials, from up and coming entrepreneurs featuring their hip and [...]

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Fun, chic, affordable shoes

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Stylish shoe boutique Schu introduces a new line of footwear for women of discerning tastes but don’t want to break the bank: Tyca.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Walk tall in these Parisian boots from SM

LEVEL up your style factor with Parisian’s wide selection of boots.

Boots rocked the 2013-2014 fashion runways as Calvin Klein paraded sleek knee-length ones, Chloe showed how mid-length could be marvelous, Elie Saab highlighted ankle boots, and Saint Laurent and Chanel got tough-luxe with moto boots.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Roger Vivier: Celebrating the legacy of the ‘Fabergé of Footwear’

HONG Kong actress Carina Lau wearing RV comma heel pumps and carrying Prismick bag

French shoe designer Roger Vivier belonged to my mother’s generation. Vivier designed shoes for Hollywood stars like Ava Gardner and Catherine Deneuve, and for royalty—Queen Elizabeth II tapped him to make her shoes for her coronation in 1953.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Largest shoe selection in the country now at SM Makati

HUSH Puppies ensures that comfort can be paired with style.

With over 5,500 square meters, 300 brands and 25,000 pairs at any given time, the newly launched Shoe Department on the fourth level of SM Store Makati may be said to have the largest shoe selection in Metro Manila.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

From delicate trimmings to laser-cut suede, Paris inspires ladies’ footwear’s Fall line

FROM THE STELLA Luna Fall 2013 collection

Stella Luna’s Fall 2013 collection is all Parisian chic as it derives inspiration from the City of Light’s stunning architecture.

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Fun and quirky shoe brand hops to Manila

LE BUNNY Bleu’s Fall collection features oxfords, wedge sneakers, loafers and flats in navy, gray and burgundy.

While sky-high heels are still the favored footwear of fashionistas everywhere, nothing beats the comfortable embrace of a well-made pair of flats.

Posted: October 4th, 2013 in 2BU | Read More »

35 years, 268 stores, 13 brands–how an ’80s shoe company became the only one of its kind left standing

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In retail, if you don’t adapt, you lose. You fail to evolve, and you’re booted out of the game for good.

Posted: July 19th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

What a difference a zipper makes

CONVERSE’S Rocky Xu shows the Nike Lunarlon insole in a Cons KA-II.

There’s no other footwear brand that can claim to have as much rock-‘n’-roll cred as Converse.

Posted: July 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Don’t let your children grow up with flat feet

AT DR. KONG’S, the staff is trained to suggest one of three types of insoles depending on the child’s foot condition.

As they grow up, children have specific needs. One that doesn’t get as much attention, however, is their feet. In fact, a growing number of babies are born with flat feet.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Parenting | Read More »

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