Chito Vijandre
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The best of Flipino dance at the international dance day fest
by Chito Vijandre - April 24, 2024 - 12:00am
‘International Dance Day is a pioneering event that reaffirms our belief in the transformative power of the arts to unite, inspire and uplift,’ says Christopher Mohnani, managing director, Samsung Performing...
What we will wear in 2024
by Chito Vijandre - January 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Ricky Toledo and Chito Vijandre
Chanel’s Manifesto of easy, understated glamour
by Chito Vijandre - October 25, 2023 - 12:00am
Easily the hottest ticket among style fiends is the recently opened V&A exhibit, “Gabrielle Chanel: Fashion Manifesto,” with tickets sold out and long queues of inquiries from fans who want to see all...
When ABT dances 'the controlled chaos' and Licad plays 'the hardest in the literature'
by Chito Vijandre - April 29, 2023 - 12:00am
Music and dance can uplift the soul and this couldn’t have been more evident than at the recent gala of the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and Cecile Licad at the Samsung Performing Arts Theater in...
American Ballet Theater is back with Cecile Licad and Stella Abrera
by Chito Vijandre - March 20, 2023 - 12:00am
The American Ballet Theater Studio Company is coming back to Manila and this time they will be performing with the Philippine’s very own celebrated pianist Cecile Licad, making the benefit show for Ayala Foundation’s...
Pharrell Williams is the new creative director of LV menswear
by Chito Vijandre - February 22, 2023 - 12:00am
After 15 months, the long wait is over for the new creative director of Louis Vuitton Menswear.
Christmas is not the same without ‘The Nutcracker’
by Chito Vijandre - November 2, 2022 - 12:00am
If there’s one gift that we will value the most this Christmas, it’s the gift of togetherness the face-to-face variety, not the virtual one that we had for the past two years.
Bags that stand the test of time
by Chito Vijandre - October 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Trends come and go as we saw pre-pandemic, when fashion was going at its fastest and along with it so was our shopping speed.
Rhuigi’s debut for bally shaped by Filipino family and heritage
by Chito Vijandre - October 12, 2022 - 12:00am
“This is going to be big for my family,” Rhuigi Villaseñor, the Fil-American creative director of Bally, said of his debut collection for the 171-year-old Swiss luxury house.
The power of color to elevate the home
by Chito Vijandre - October 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Neutrals may have been a source of comfort while at home, but after spending all that time indoors, a certain ennui may have set in, requiring pops of color to bring renewed energy to our nest as well as our lives....
Meta sensible interiors for the maison
by Chito Vijandre - September 24, 2022 - 12:00am
The past two years have brought many contradictory feelings but have also taught us many valuable lessons.
The multiplicities of masculine sartorial expression
by Chito Vijandre - July 29, 2022 - 12:00am
As fashion exhibitions go, it’s usually womenswear that makes up the majority of items on show, that’s why it was a pleasant surprise when we chanced upon “Fashioning Masculinities” at the...
Tiffany's dazzling legacy of vision and virtuosity
by Chito Vijandre - July 20, 2022 - 12:00am
The thrill of receiving that signature blue box and the history of Tiffany’s creation of showstopping jewelry no doubt draws the daily crowd trooping to the Saatchi Gallery, which is hosting the grand exhibition...
Gilded extravagance at the Met Gala
by Chito Vijandre - May 11, 2022 - 12:00am
There couldn’t have been a more appropriate theme for the Met Gala, fashion’s biggest night out.
Stars were asked to ‘dress respectably’ in support of Ukraine
by Chito Vijandre - March 23, 2022 - 12:00am
But that did not stop the celebrities attending BAFTA in London from going in joyous, bright shades and playful silhouettes.
Create a sea fantasy
by Chito Vijandre - December 17, 2021 - 12:00am
With lockdowns this past year keeping us in the city, trips to the countryside are now welcome and some have even moved to their second homes by the seaside.
Chanel: Surviving and thriving in a pandemic
by Chito Vijandre - October 13, 2021 - 12:00am
Coco Chanel’s business thrived, after all, after the first World War and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.
Design Philippines brings bold, youthful energy to maison and objet
by Chito Vijandre - October 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Maison & Objet and More singled out two Philippine products the Cheque Bench of Zarate and Fiori Lamp of Finali as two of the Best of MOM.
Lilianna Manahan brings on the funk
by Chito Vijandre - August 18, 2021 - 12:00am
It was a series of dance parties on Instagram Live that would set Lilianna Manahan on a trajectory of creating jewelry that she hoped would bring joy to people at home.
Alber Elbaz:The designer who preferred to whisper when the world was getting louder.
by Chito Vijandre - May 8, 2021 - 12:00am
A trip to Paris was never complete without visiting Lanvin on Rue Faubourg Saint-Honoré.
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