Before the year draws to a close, and the reign of Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray starts in New York, we look back on another winner during the pageant finals in Thailand on Dec. 17: the Filipino fashion designer.
What a difference a year makes! At one of our family dinners, we discussed where the phrase, “This too shall pass,” came from. Whatever its origin, the adage is relevant during these times, especially for our family.
Malacañang has tapped designers Albert Andrada, Rajo Laurel and Randy Ortiz to create Filipino-inspired outfits for Southeast Asian visiting heads of state, dialogue partners and spouses who will attend the special gala celebration tonight hosted by President Duterte.
Some clothes didn’t make it on stage, but overall, Pinoy pride was on full display Monday night as 86 of the Philippines’ finest fashion designers wowed audiences at the National Gift Auction gala night of the 65th Miss Universe pageant at Conrad Manila.
A week before the much awaited coronation night, Miss Universe candidates walked the runway on Monday evening wearing gowns made by Filipino designers.
Let’s call it the “Stella Marquez-Araneta bill.” A bill has been filed in the House of Representatives requiring Filipino beauty queens competing in international pageants to
Poison blogs and tweets, today’s equivalent of yesteryears’ so-called white paper, have become quite common in an unregulated blogosphere where everyone and anyone can easily hide behind a pseudonym or, worse, pass himself off as someone else.