GLOSS THE RECORD
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.
An eye-opening experience
by Marbbie Tagabucba - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the pros of growing up is the illuminated perspective I believe I earned with age.
A timepiece that reconnects you with nature
by Marbbie Tagabucba - August 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Thickly foliaged karst mountains are dewy with this morning’s drizzle. Backlit by the rising sun, looming and large, they even appear to shine.
Willy Chavarria empowers with his fashion & politics
by Marbbie Tagabucba - August 16, 2019 - 12:00am
His 20-piece collaboration with Bench will be unveiled during Bench Fashion Week.
‘Mochi Skin’ is in
by Marbbie Tagabucba - August 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Hyaluronic acid changed the game for skincare in recent years.
Would you like some Filipino designer FASHION with your pizza?
by Marbbie Tagabucba - July 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Philippines Designers is a curated peek into the idiosyncratic local aesthetic in the heart of Poblacion.
Dylan Wang wished to be a flight attendant; now he is flying high as an asian star.
by Marbbie Tagabucba - July 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Dylan Wang is Generation Z’s Dao Ming Su, an interesting twist of fate for China’s rising star because the airing days of the Taiwanese Meteor Garden, the first live action adaptation of ‘90s manga...
15 designers and creatives on dressing the modern woman
by Marbbie Tagabucba - July 19, 2019 - 12:00am
I really wish we could show you photos of the 30-piece Plains and Prints 25th anniversary collection in collaboration with 15 of the country’s fashion trailblazers and rising stars, but we simply cannot steal...
Ballet Philippines dances with Michael Cinco
by Marbbie Tagabucba - July 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Fashion designer Michael Cinco’s wearable works of art, which have graced superstars and royalty around the world, all bear the grandiosity and drama of being made for a performance-art production — and...
Michi Calica Sotto returns to bridalwear with Vera Wang
by Marbbie Tagabucba - July 5, 2019 - 12:00am
In the film Bride Wars, a panic-stricken Kate Hudson squeezes into her Vera Wang wedding gown after a bit of weight gain in a scene that goes down in chick flick history as the rebirth of Bridezilla.
Sephora opens pop-up at SM Megamall
by Marbbie Tagabucba - June 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Surprisingly, the Filipina now prefers a bronzy glow.
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