Ryuji Shiomitsu
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Wild, wild dressed
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
Bask in the great outdoors donning the great and iconic American Wild Western looks from Manila’s best independent fashion designers. Strip away the fear of style clichés à la Cowboys and Indians;...
Philippine Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014: Top 10 collections
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - January 24, 2014 - 12:00am
Entitled “After the End,” a narration of Noah’s Ark, Jerome Salaya Ang delves into the primal earthly beings that arose after the flood. Naturally taking inspiration from mythology and otherworldly...
Trick ‘r street
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - October 25, 2013 - 12:00am
Take on the streets this Halloween in tough urban gothic and be the most stylish ghoul in town. There’s really nothing wrong in looking like a love child of A$AP ROCKY and Wednesday Addams right? The cool kids...
Singing in the rain
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
We’re only happy when it rains because then we can layer up, neon up and splash around the city in our rain gear.
Youth in focus
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Young Fashion Institute grads grapple with the notion of identity: Who are they?
Best in show
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
Eco-chic sportswear Texture-blocking Draped leather Houndstooth and chevron prints Baroque-meets-barong Robe-dressing
After-school specials
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
When school is like a dizzy maze on alternating days, try wearing the best bets from spring/summer trends  easy and breezy looks for an être sans souci (in other words, “worry-free”) day at...
Nouveau militia
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
Channel paramilitary austerity in structured silhouettes and paneled detailing, overlayed with unconventional fabications like plaid, lace and leather.
Tiny flowers
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
Uncover laser-cut micro-floral perfection in subdued whites and basic structured designer pieces. In this miksang photograph-inspired fashion shoot (miksang refers to Korean contemplative photography), we tell the...
Top of the class
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Kids have been blurring the lines between classic high school stereotypes: Mathletes are actual athletes (we’re looking at you, Chris Tiu) and campus heartthrobs can be full-on geeks (sigh, Atom Araullo)....
Gypsy Caravan
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
Travel around the world in seamless, effortless style that can transport you to the exotic locales of Marrakech, the lush lands of the Americas and to the unforgiving weather of the Russo’s.
The Mod Squad
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
Andy Warhol, The Factory, Vidal Sassoon and Twiggy — all of the best-remembered icons from the Swinging Sixties when haircuts and hemlines got shorter and shorter, beehives grew higher and eyeliner went on...
All the pretty roses
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
This year, grab your date by his most smartly tailored collar and celebrate the day dedicated to all things embarrassing and cheesy while decked out in the country’s best ready-to-wear designers.
Kids at prom
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - January 25, 2013 - 12:00am
Prom is your school’s way of saying, “Let's Party!” So put on your clique’s best spring monkey suit this prom season that will hook your spot in the after party… cute arm candy in...
Spring awakening
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - January 18, 2013 - 12:00am
Ease up the post-holiday slough in loose, sexy spring pieces you can wear in and out of hibernation.
From the last party on earth
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
It’s the end of the world — as good an excuse as any to dress to the nines, especially if you get your invite to the world’s first post-apocalyptic party. As far as we’re concerned, the chic...
Gang’s all here!
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Almost every major social circle in your life will throw a Christmas party: your family, your office, your neighbors, your frenemies.
Staple dressing
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - December 7, 2012 - 12:00am
All hail, Tiger Lily
by Ryuji Shiomitsu - November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
For this year’s Thanksgiving, we honor the Native Americans who took part in that fateful harvest celebration.
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