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London calling
by Bianca Salonga - April 4, 2015 - 10:00am
The International Fashion Showcase in London brings together emerging talent from all over that world to present their distinctive takes on innovative style. This year, the Philippines brought six of the most forward-thinking...
Cruise Control
by Bianca Salonga - February 8, 2015 - 12:00am
Resort or Cruise collections are always immediately associated with travel and frolicking in exotic shores. As the terms suggest, these collections were initially created to cater to ultra-wealthy individuals who...
Fantasy in Fashion
by Bianca Salonga - December 7, 2014 - 12:00am
A word so freely used in the fashion industry, COUTURE has always been associated with one-of-a-kind masterpieces and wearable pieces of art that are said to have been struggling for survival for years now. We dissect...
Democracy in Fashion
by Bianca Salonga - November 23, 2014 - 12:00am
Fast forward to today and the dynamics of the fashion world have changed from being high-brow to high-speed and high-volume
Style proposition
by Bianca Salonga - November 9, 2014 - 12:00am
While the more dominant temperament for Fall fashion prefers all things austere, androgynous and somber, some designers have gone against the flow to present a more feminine and decadent style proposition.
Homme Run
by Bianca Salonga - October 26, 2014 - 12:00am
This year celebrates the multifaceted man who is a hybrid — equal parts sartorial and sporty.
Defining the ‘Normcore’
by Bianca Salonga - August 31, 2014 - 12:00am
“Normcore” is buzzword in social media and among style aficionados. It is this season’s biggest fashion statement that, quite ironically, places premium on what is ordinary or average to a point...
Luxe Legwork
by Bianca Salonga - June 8, 2014 - 12:00am
With summer hitting an all-time high, some of fashion’s brightest finds are merging nostalgic silhouettes with bold prints and bright colors.
The new crop
by Bianca Salonga - April 27, 2014 - 12:00am
This year’s new crop of fashion creatives is serving up a fresh harvest of ideas, technical savoir faire and a definitive take on fashion domination — here and abroad.
Geo fashion
by Bianca Salonga - April 6, 2014 - 12:00am
During the recent Spring/Summer 2014 shows, designers showcased a global take on style through highly inspired prints, tribal elements and daring silhouettes that reflected — if not further reinforced —...
A social design experience
by Bianca Salonga - February 12, 2012 - 12:00am
Given a highly globalized environment today, we are seeing more designers and renowned labels using fabrics from other parts of the world like Africa and Asia.
Big on minimalism
by Bianca Salonga - December 11, 2011 - 12:00am
The world in the eyes of a classic minimalist knows none or little about prints, colors and embellishment.
Fashion revolution
by Bianca Salonga - December 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Then came Randy Ortiz — the Prince of Prints — whose new proposition to style breathed new depth to
'Rubber is not texture'
by Bianca Salonga - November 27, 2011 - 12:00am
In the documentary September Issue, high priestess of the fashion world Anna Wintour was depicted as the kind of editor who wouldn’t bat an eyelash when killing a $50,000 photo shoot.
Sheer delight
by Bianca Salonga - September 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Elements of fashion fetish, a highly desaturated palette and severe pseudo androgynous silhouettes, define fashion for Fall 2011.
25 fashion classics
by Bianca Salonga - July 24, 2011 - 12:00am
Each season we see a plethora of trends come and go on the runways.
Conquistador
by Bianca Salonga - June 19, 2011 - 12:00am
The recently concluded Fall fashion shows were mostly centered around three main themes: irony, nostalgia and power.
Dareen Hakim: In the bag
by Bianca Salonga - February 6, 2011 - 12:00am
We would all like to think that the things we acquire serve some kind of purpose and provide a certain level of substance to our lives.
Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2011: An Ode to the happy camper
by Bianca Salonga - October 31, 2010 - 12:00am
While minimalism seems to have become a staple in every fashion week season, one can always trust Marc Jacobs to cook up something that will immediately stand out and encourage many to rethink their own style s...
Samantha Pleet: Bright young thing for 2011
by Bianca Salonga - October 10, 2010 - 12:00am
There is good reason why Fashion Week — whether in New York, Milan, London or Paris — causes such a stir. It is during this time of the year that the world’s most fashionable gather to celebrate...
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