December 10, 2019
South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi is Miss Universe 2019
Gazini Ganados fears not expressing emotions well in English
Miss Universe clarifies Philippines’ Gazini Ganados won Best National Costume
Gazini Ganados shines in gold gown, national costume at Miss Universe prelim round
At 18, she’s already an entrepreneur
LOOK: Miss Universe Laos’ national costume honors elephants
No pain, no fame: Thai massage could get UNESCO status
COP THE LOOK: Angel Locsin’s red lips and perfect brows
Martine Cajucom’s daily makeup essentials — that aren’t Sunnies Face
20 BEFORE 2020: My anthems of 2019
Sand cars replace sand castles at Miami art festival Art Basel
Nobel winner Mahfouz lives on in Cairo’s alleyways
Smart inspires aspiring content creators nationwide with “Smart Play: Vlogger Camp”
A cooking competition that aims to make recipes and stories to life-long legacies
Lancaster New City Cavite makes #ChristmasHappynings more exciting with an outdoor movie screening of the ‘The Hows of Us’
He, she, they: Americans and the choice of gender pronoun
How Habi makes a difference in the lives of Filipino weavers
UAAP Season 82 medals made of bullet shells from Marawi siege
Terence Blanchard, the jazz trumpeter making opera history
Washington, United States | AFP | Saturday 12/7/2019 – 09:44 UTC+8 By: Maggy Donaldson A top-tier jazz trumpeter and Spike Lee’s go-to…
Golden Globe nominations to reveal Hollywood award season hopefuls
Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Saturday 12/7/2019 – 09:41 UTC+8 By: Andrew Marszal Hollywood’s award season hopefuls will start to…
Ryan Reynolds spoofs viral video for cheeky holiday ad
Washington, United States | AFP | Saturday 12/8/2019 – 02:30 UTC+8 Actor Ryan Reynolds is winning hearts and praise with a cheeky…
Beauty gifts for less than P1,000
Christmas is the time to stock up on beauty essentials and lifesavers that make bath time better and improve your daily routine.…
Leonardo Di Caprio among celebrities backing new climate initiative
New York, United States | AFP | Wednesday 12/5/2019 – 02:19 UTC+8 Actor Leonardo di Caprio joined former US vice president Al…
Textiles art featured in London fair
LONDON — From weaving to embroidery, the world of textiles—often largely ignored in Western contemporary art showcases—is taking center stage...
Antique’s weaving tradition gets a shot in the arm
Never underestimate the amount of labor poured into a single native woven product. Local weave, one of the most common items found in souvenir shops, also remains one of the most under-appreciated crafts.
Young Russian fashion designers take inspiration from history
More and more young Russian fashion designersare finding inspiration in traditional sewing methods that have fallen into disuse.
Fashion and Beauty
LOOK: Ilonggo designer transforms Barong Tagalog into streetwear
Jor-El Espina pays tribute to the heritage of weaving around the Philippines with his barong-inspired pieces, among which is the "bomberong".
Fashion and Beauty
Afghan artisans pit their talents against Chinese imports
Cheap, Chinese-made nylon burkas are flooding Afghanistan’s north as consumers turn to affordable, mass-produced fabrics — but in Kabul, a small...
Woman documents Saudi Arabia history through weaving, preserving costumes
One woman is changing the way Saudi Arabians look at history and heritage through the peculiar use of textile.
Weaving a way into people’s hearts
HONG KONG — He’s probably the most-photographed butcher in Heung Che Street Market in Tsuen Wan although he refuses to show his face in the photos. He also doesn’t take interviews and insists that photographers frame him neck downward. The young man in question is a bit tired of modeling an item of his workaday gear — an apron cut out of “self-cleaning fabric” developed by the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparels (HKRITA) — although he had a role in its making.
Arts and Culture
Weaving demo on Ifugao sacred textiles on Nov.4
Ever wondered what goes into weaving some of the indigenous textiles from the North? There will be a demonstration featuring Ifugao’s sacred textiles on Nov. 4 at the Manlilikha ng Bayan Hall, 3/F, National Museum of Anthropology, Manila.
Fashion and Beauty
Lao weavers showcase craft in rare lecture, exhibit at National Museum
Weavers from Laos (Lao People’s Democratic Republic) visited the country recently to showcase the various techniques involved in producing the intricately designed handmade textiles which made their nation famous in Southeast Asia.
Check out weaving demo today at National Museum
Almost every weekend, Sen. Loren Legarda invites an indigenous group with a dying fabric-making tradition to do a demonstration of their weaving techniques.
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