GLOSS THE RECORD
Bagasáo ‘Transcends’ seasons at Comme Ci
by Marbbie Tagabucba - May 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The latest collection of young Filipino designer Seph Bagasáo’s namesake apparel and accessories brand entitled “Transcendence” is now shoppable at curated fashion boutique Comme Ci at the...
Cool as Air
by Marbbie Tagabucba - April 26, 2019 - 12:00am
The Uniqlo x Alexander Wang collaboration collection is now in stores at a new era in intimates where the fussy and the lacy are being replaced by the essential and the practical.
Back to the future at the 69th edition of Manila FAME
by Marbbie Tagabucba - April 12, 2019 - 12:00am
DTI-CITEM’s Pauline Suaco-Juan: ‘We look back at the cultural and design foundations that built and paved the way for our artists today and celebrate a legacy of Filipino design excellence.’
On an olympic high with Conor Dwyer, Arthur Nory and Bench
by Marbbie Tagabucba - April 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Bench welcomes summer with the winning endorsements of competitive swimmer and two-time Olympic gold medalist Conor Dwyer and Arthur Nory, bronze medalist for men’s floor gymnastics at the Rio Olympics in...
Can I tell you… Rafe x Bench is back and now in stores
by Marbbie Tagabucba - March 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The New York-based, Bacolod-born accessories designer of “happy bags” RAFE New York, Rafe Totengco’s second foray into apparel in collaboration with local-global retail giant Bench will officially...
Aivee’s Onda body magic: Most painless way to lose fat
by Marbbie Tagabucba - March 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The A Institute and Aivee Clinic’s Aivee and Z Teo have always challenged the old maxim about “suffering in the name of beauty.”
Sofie B’s choice
by Marbbie Tagabucba - March 13, 2019 - 12:00am
I was inspired by the metamorphosis of the butterfly and a woman who decides to go for her dreams,” says Sofie Borromeo, founder and creative director of Sofie B., of her premiere collection, Garden with ...
After haute couture comes ‘Haute rejuvenation’ by La Prairie
by Marbbie Tagabucba - February 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Swiss skincare anti-aging pioneer La Prairie completes its product lineup with the unveiling of a “pre-serum,” the Cellular Life-Lotion as the newest addition to its elite Platinum Rare collection.
Mario Katigbak: tiffany's rich heritage glows, from Audrey Hepburn to Lady Gaga
by Marbbie Tagabucba - February 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Tiffany & Co. is witness to life’s many milestones. Singer-actress Lady Gaga has been giving us the best drama in her red carpet rounds this awards season for Best Actress in A Star is Born and Record of the...
Cobrinha & Dino Pineda combine strengths to bring Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to Manila
by Marbbie Tagabucba - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
How does Gawad Kalinga mentor Dino Pineda keep his cool while staying fit?
How to make ‘Lokal’ design global? It begins at home
by Marbbie Tagabucba - January 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The handmade movement doesn’t have to be cutesy or craftsy all the time,” says Alessandra Libongco-Lanot, in charge of creative direction for the Department of Trade and Industry’s micro-, small-,...
How to look like Miss Universe
by Marbbie Tagabucba - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
I first met Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray during her modeling days in 2015, on a four-day, out-of-town shoot in a resort in Mactan where I was the stylist.
A British Christmas with Marks & Spencer
by Marbbie Tagabucba - December 20, 2018 - 12:00am
If you don’t have the time — or the kitchen knowhow — to whip up something, Marks & Spencer Food saves your potluck Christmas dinners and the upcoming Noche Buena with ready-to-eat food that you...
Commonwealth takes a big step with Adidas
by Marbbie Tagabucba - December 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Commonwealth ends the year on a high note with a collaboration shoe with Adidas Consortium.
Omega Shoots For The Stars
by Marbbie Tagabucba - November 30, 2018 - 12:00am
If there’s a luxury heritage brand that’s seizing factors written off as challenges in the current retail landscape as its strengths — millenials, the Chinese market, and social media — it’s...
Jordan Barrett: ‘Penshoppe’s jackets & pants are very much my style’
by Marbbie Tagabucba - November 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Fashion’s wild child Jordan Barrett is the latest addition to Penshoppe’s roster of international celebrity endorsers, as he joins Zayn Malik and Paris Jackson in the fashion brand’s holiday c...
Mary Kay looks at the future of skincare
by Marbbie Tagabucba - November 16, 2018 - 12:00am
A machine that can show you your skin’s underlying issues before they are already a concern — it comes in the unassuming form of a sleek, palm-sized pod that its proprietors, beauty company Mary Kay,...
Ternos designed for the Filipina today
by Marbbie Tagabucba - November 14, 2018 - 12:00am
For the culminating event of Bench and the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ 2018 iteration of the Ternocon, the prime seats of the CCP Main Theater are empty.
Avon Philippines gives breast cancer awareness a pink minute
by Marbbie Tagabucba - October 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Today, Avon celebrity ambassadors, sales associates and representatives and members of breast cancer support groups will gather at the Quezon Memorial Circle.
How Will Younger Generations Wear The Terno?
by Marbbie Tagabucba - October 14, 2018 - 12:00am
‘It’s a commitment, it’s a legacy,’ Ben Chan says. ‘By doing a Ternocon, we are leaving a timeless legacy for the next generation.’
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