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A Woman’s Work
by Karen Bolilia - October 5, 2018 - 12:00am
It felt rather urgent, reacquainting myself with Phoebe Philo’s Céline (accent included), no matter how recent that was — just a season ago — in lieu of new Celine (no accent).
Toqa is about sexy-as-hell bodysuits and sustainable fashion made from retasos
by Karen Bolilia - March 9, 2018 - 12:00am
It was almost sunset and everybody at Puerta Real Gardens glowed in that orange that was kind to every skin tone; honey-hued, with a sheen you can only get from sweat.
New Order
by Karen Bolilia - March 17, 2017 - 12:00am
The outdated rhetoric that print is dead is, well, dead. While it’s true that mainstream publications continue to fold, struggling to find new revenue streams and translating their voice to digital, independent...
Off you go
by Karen Bolilia - July 29, 2016 - 12:00am
Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh is now in Manila.
Our youth is yours
by Karen Bolilia - April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Proudrace has been in the business of streetwear for a decade now, and it still continues to capture the mood of our times.  
You make me feel like a natural woman
by Karen Bolilia - April 7, 2016 - 10:00am
H&M Conscious digs deep into the archives of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs for its  latest collection.
The new order and the new consciousness
by Karen Bolilia - March 17, 2016 - 10:00am
What does Demna Gvasalia’s reign say about fashion’s state of mind?
Tour de force
by Karen Bolilia - November 19, 2015 - 9:00am
For the staycation of your dreams: The Bleach x Proudrace collaboration
Oh, the horror!
by Karen Bolilia - October 29, 2015 - 10:00am
There are real fears — mine are snakes, getting stuck in a bathroom cubicle with no way out, and next year’s presidential elections.
All pleasure, no pressure
by Karen Bolilia - October 8, 2015 - 10:00am
If you build it, they will come.
Editors we eye
by Karen Bolilia - September 3, 2015 - 10:00am
Fashion month has rolled around, and so will the round-the-clock coverage on Instagram of every show, model and attendee that will be present for the bi annual festivities.
What the frock
by Karen Bolilia - August 27, 2015 - 10:00am
Introducing new pairings to dress down the dress.
Is this the end of minimalism?
by Karen Bolilia - August 13, 2015 - 10:00am
Normcore has come full circle. The runways now contradict the generic, pedestrian style it peddled.
A toile tale
by Karen Bolilia - July 23, 2015 - 10:00am
It was one year ago when this shoot happened.
Youth on Fire
by Karen Bolilia - March 20, 2015 - 12:00am
Now that fashion month is over, YStyle rounds up the most exciting, emerging young designers right now.
The importance of the fashion critic
by Karen Bolilia - March 20, 2015 - 12:00am
When fashion obscures talent (or the lack thereof), to whom do we turn for discernment?
Here it comes, the designer fatigue
by Karen Bolilia - March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
In a recent interview with Suzy Menkes for Vogue, Marc Jacobs declares that young fashion now “just looks like a cliché: salad oil in the hair, Frankenstein shoes and the trappings of punk and all these...
From downtown to digital
by Karen Bolilia - January 23, 2015 - 12:00am
We talk to Anna Canlas, the repatriate fashion girl and occasional YStyle contributor at the head of one of the country’s largest digital style platforms, from how ‘over’ bra tops she is to the...
Under the radar
by Karen Bolilia - November 14, 2014 - 1:12am
Trends — they’re the lifeblood of fashion and the capitalist mechanism that propel it. Still, that’s never stopped us from pandering to our consumer instincts, and so here we are, willing ourselves...
The unbearable lightness of being Vivien Ramsay
by Karen Bolilia - November 14, 2014 - 12:00am
Vivien Ramsay and her family are in the middle of a big renovation. But conversion might be the more accurate word, as they transform a former dumpster into her new studio slash factory.
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