GLOSS THE RECORD
Sofia Coyiuto & Dorthee Li: ‘Now is the best time to spread joy through dance’
by Marbbie Tagabucba - May 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Just a week before Metro Manila lockdown, we did this optimistic photo shoot.
Livin’ on a prayer
by Marbbie Tagabucba - April 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Artist duo Cenon at Mav reacts to the pandemic of biblical proportions that has brought the world to its knees.
Designers and brands sew on and on for Covid-19 frontliners
by Marbbie Tagabucba - April 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipino fashion is bringing on the bayanihan spirit. In the past weeks, designers and their teams have volunteered their production lines to address the shortage of personal protective equipment for health workers...
Fashion in the time of coronavirus
by Marbbie Tagabucba - March 20, 2020 - 12:00am
It is funny to me that not one astrologer or doomsayer predicted that the challenge the new decade brings would come in the air that we breathe. But fashion did.
Beauty fables are retold at Aesop
by Marbbie Tagabucba - March 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The Australian luxury natural skincarFor a design approach that aims to do anything but scream and stand out, Aesop stores around the world are something of a go-to for fans not only of its Australian luxury natural...
The best of J-Beauty & K-Beauty at Beauty Bar
by Marbbie Tagabucba - February 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Has it really been 20 years? Two decades of dropping by Beauty Bar, checking out what’s new.
‘Oui’ to two new messages from Dior Joaillerie
by Marbbie Tagabucba - February 14, 2020 - 12:00am
The romantic collection also debuts Cara Delevingne as the new face of Dior Joaillerie.
Josie Natori’s black gold
by Marbbie Tagabucba - February 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Black dragons, each cradling a moonlit white topaz, dangle from the designer Josie Natori’s ears. A mythological phenomenon immortalized in her lifestyle brand’s first collection of fine jewelry, the...
Visayas by fins and snorkels
by Marbbie Tagabucba - February 2, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s the crack of dawn and Barangay Tan-Awan in Oslob is at its busiest. Paddle boats sail in from every direction.
A new take on an old favorite
by Marbbie Tagabucba - January 24, 2020 - 12:00am
You didn’t think you could fall in love again. It seems like it was all in the past. But with just a whiff, you are back where you started.
Manila is ready to Tan
by Marbbie Tagabucba - December 20, 2019 - 12:00am
A shift in Philippine beauty standards has got more men and women glowing.
Dr. Z & Aivee Teo’s 10 beauty breakthroughs
by Marbbie Tagabucba - December 18, 2019 - 12:00am
At the helm of one of the most dynamic aesthetic companies in the country, The Aivee Group’s Dr. Z and Aivee Teo are the first to tell me that they have a long way to go at 10 years young. In a decade, it’s...
Grandeur & Modernity À La Chanel
by Marbbie Tagabucba - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The designer Gabrielle Chanel loved to offset her understated style with Byzantine splendor and the excess of the baroque movement that she encountered during her many visits to Venice.
Living the Hermès dream
by Marbbie Tagabucba - November 21, 2019 - 3:56pm
It’s a school night, but just this Monday, Hermès fans were out on the dance floor until midnight. It’s a shindig in celebration of its theme for the year, “In Pursuit of Dreams,” so...
This Manila Bay food hall satisfies all pinoy cravings
by Marbbie Tagabucba - November 7, 2019 - 12:00am
There’s something for everyone from P35 up at My South Hall in S Maison, a concept of The Bistro Group with chef Josh Boutwood.
Meghan Markle’s favorite tinted moisturizer gets reformulated: Is it better?
by Marbbie C. Tagabucba - November 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The Laura Mercier hero product now has a bigger shade selection, more lightweight and supple feel, and higher SPF, so the short answer is yes.
Alber Elbaz's 'happy moments' with Tod's: Sneaker soles, neoprene & logomania
by Marbbie Tagabucba - October 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Fashion’s favorite designer Alber Elbaz is designing again. In a capsule collection with Italian leather goods house Tod’s, his signature joyousness is back on footwear that literally puts a spring in...
How to balance it all like Beckham
by Marbbie Tagabucba - October 18, 2019 - 12:00am
‘The way I dress now is more classic, simple. I realized once I got past a certain age, I shouldn’t wear clothes that I used to wear when I was 20 years old.’
Now here’s A trunk show that focuses on dressing for yourself
by Marbbie Tagabucba - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s party season — are you ready for all the dinners and get-togethers?
Breakfast, dreams & superstars at Tiffany’s
by Marbbie Tagabucba - September 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Two priceless encounters are juxtaposed in Tiffany & Co.'s “Vision & Virtuosity” exhibition. In one chapter is the legendary Tiffany Diamond, worn only by three women in history.
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