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England wins Mr. World 2019 in Manila; Philippines lands in top 12
by C. Mendez Legaspi - August 28, 2019 - 3:40pm
For its 10th edition, Mr. World has crowned Jack Heslewood of England as the winner during the finals last August 23 at the Araneta Coliseum.
Eddie Baddeo: A tribute to the 'Bad Boy of Philippine Fashion'
by C. Mendez Legaspi - August 16, 2019 - 6:36pm
He was generous and accommodating. But can also be feisty and combative.
WATCH: Nadine Lustre, celebrities in bridal fashion show
by C. Mendez Legaspi - August 2, 2019 - 6:48pm
The biggest names in the local bridal industry— Leo Almodal, Albert Andrada, Jun Escario, Michael Leyva and Veluz — presented their special collections at the makeshift runway at the hallway outside...
In photos: Designers share preview of SONA 2019 red carpet outfits
by C. Mendez Legaspi - July 22, 2019 - 12:57pm
In preparation for President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address on Monday, Filipino designers have shared a preview of their creations for the red carpet.
WATCH: Will half-Palestinian Gazini Ganados take a selfie with Miss Israel in Miss Universe?
by C. Mendez Legaspi - July 3, 2019 - 2:44pm
Selfies among international beauty pageant contestants from opposing nations have been controversial in recent years.
Heart Evangelista commissions Miss Sorsogon’s Binibining Pilipinas gown
by C. Mendez Legaspi - June 11, 2019 - 2:52pm
From a style icon, Heart Evangelista is now also a fashion patron.
LIST: Binibining Pilipinas 2019 winners, top 25, special awards, highlights
by C. Mendez Legaspi - June 10, 2019 - 1:31am
With the theme “Beyond Beauty,” the pageant is a pre-Independence Day celebration that marked a first, the Free Speak preliminary segment, wherein candidates were asked to elaborate on a picked topic...
Fearless forecast: Binibining Pilipinas 2019 front-runners
by C. Mendez Legaspi - June 8, 2019 - 9:07am
Coronation night on June 9 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum will be the most nail-biting in years.
In photos: Binibining Pilipinas 2019 top 10 Best in National Costume
by C. Mendez Legaspi - May 30, 2019 - 2:47pm
The spectacular show not only displayed the beauty of the 40 candidates, but also the ingenuity of Filipino designers.
FULL LIST: Filipino designers, trainers behind Miss Universe 2018 contestants
by C. Mendez Legaspi - December 14, 2018 - 9:13pm
While French-Filipina designer Monique Lhuillier sits in the all-women selection committee, Filipino designers made the Miss Universe stage their own runway showcase. 
Filipino designer Michael Cinco on creations for Ahtisa Manalo, Miss Universe Canada
by C. Mendez Legaspi - November 28, 2018 - 10:34am
Binibining Pilipinas Maria Ahtisa Manalo finished first runner-up at the 2018 Miss International contest in a virginal Cinco blush pink dress from his “World Class” collection recently shown in Cebu...
WATCH: Rajo Laurel 25th anniversary fashion show
by C. Mendez Legaspi - November 6, 2018 - 4:45pm
Philippine fashion celebrated two milestones on October 27: Red Charity Gala’s 10th year and Rajo Laurel’s 25th year as a fashion designer. 
WATCH: Anne Curtis models new Mark Bumgarner collection
by C. Mendez Legaspi - August 6, 2018 - 3:55pm
Anne Curtis, whose "effortless style" was featured in Vogue, modeled the final runway look of the latest collaboration collection of Filipino celebrity fashion designer Mark Bumgarner.
10 Patis Tesoro creations telling Philippines’ colorful clothing history
by C. Mendez Legaspi - May 23, 2018 - 4:44pm
The informative and entertaining exhibit showcases the storied evolution of the baro’t saya, terno, Manton de Manila and barong Tagalog.
Filipino designs shine at Miss Earth Philippines 2018
by C. Mendez Legaspi - May 21, 2018 - 12:29pm
For the finals night, fashion designers were asked to create haute-couture gowns following the theme “Sea and Sky.”
Boracay rehab hot topic at Miss Earth Philippines Q&A
by C. Mendez Legaspi - May 21, 2018 - 11:51am
“The deterioration of Boracay left our President with no choice but to close the island for six months for rehabilitation. What should be done to make sure that what happens to Boracay doesn’t happen...
Filipina from Italy wins Miss Earth Philippines 2018
by C. Mendez Legaspi - May 21, 2018 - 11:25am
It is the first time that a Filipina representing a foreign city has won the title in its 18-year history.
Cole Sprouse talks about archeology, ‘Riverdale’
by C. Mendez Legaspi - April 25, 2018 - 5:58pm
As a budding archeologist, Cole had no intention of going back to acting, but then 'Riverdale' came.
Cole Sprouse shares fond memories of Philippine visit
by C. Mendez Legaspi - April 24, 2018 - 6:28pm
He is bubbly in person, as opposed to the brooding Jughead he plays on the show.
H&M breaks silence on $4.3-billion unsold inventories
by C. Mendez Legaspi - April 12, 2018 - 4:32pm
In response to the New York Times article, the Philippine office of Swedish fashion brand H&M has released a statement to Philstar.com.
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