Ito Curata: Life well lived
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - April 12, 2020 - 12:00am
‘I imagine Ito chatting up a storm with the angels, dishing out his jokes with gusto.’
Hope springs eternal for prom princesses
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - March 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Word in town has it that the race to have the best gown during prom and grad ball season has reached quite a fever pitch.
Skin & hair care must-haves!
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - March 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Here in Uptown/Downtown, we believe that you do not have to spend exorbitant sums of money in order to achieve the best skin and hair care possible.
Isn’t it Remantic?
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - February 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Little known fact about Rem Divino: if he were not into haute couture, he would have been involved in film.
Classic Blue & other makeup trends for 2020
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - January 12, 2020 - 12:00am
2020 ushers in a new era and with it a fresh set of looks.
How to keep trim this season
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - December 15, 2019 - 12:00am
‘T is the season to be jolly! While Jose Mari Chan sings carols in the background, friends and family gather around the Christmas table to feast on carefully prepared Noche Buena!
The Campos Collection
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am
For Cebu-based Ilongga Tina Campos-Magistrado, self-expression through wearable art is a calling.
Affordable beauty products that deliver
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Very few things delight us more than sharing budget-friendly products that perform just as well than high-end counterparts.
Padron me
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - November 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Cheryll Hombrebueno comes from a shoemaking family. Her father Erning and mother Nene started their shoe manufacturing and retail business based in Liliw, Laguna in 1963.
Wild Wires
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - October 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Wild Wires’ Aaron James Mabilin always had a lively imagination.
The Eccentric Life
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - October 6, 2019 - 12:00am
It just takes one look at Juliana Santos-Garrett to understand why she chose the name Eccentrics for her accessory line.
Flora Magica!
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Cebu-based jewelry designer Liane Aboitiz Peña has always maintained a love affair with accessories design.
The versatile tunic
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - August 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Island Style started in 2015 as the premier source of resorts wear and accessories boutique from Southeast Asia in Manila.
The millennial bride
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - July 21, 2019 - 12:00am
For this bridal fashion editorial, Uptown/Downtown collaborated with top designers Rajo Laurel, Ito Curata, Luis de los Santos and Albert Andrada.
Beauty & the bride
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - June 30, 2019 - 12:00am
For Allure’s Wedding Special issue, Uptown/Downtown shares three gorgeous looks, courtesy of ace makeup and hairstylist Raz Rimor, guaranteed to elevate every bride to certified majestic status on her wedding...
Krpá: The art of the weave
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - June 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Karen Maximo-Fernando is the owner and chief designer of Krpá Bags and Accessories, an alternative fashion line that is proudly Filipino-sourced and -made.
What a wonderful Idée!
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - April 21, 2019 - 12:00am
The way businesswoman and fashion designer Rica Lorenzo sees it, we should all say goodbye to the old adage that clothes make the man, or woman.
Bags of the Rising Sun
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - April 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Reynaldo Legarda’s fascination with Japan began during his college days when he was pursuing an undergraduate degree in International Studies at the De La Salle University.
Electric (pleated) dreams!
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - March 24, 2019 - 12:00am
A desire to create wearable art is the prime purpose of the Chantal brand.
Queen Ann
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - March 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Ann Ong’s passion for art is only rivalled by her dedication to her artisan workers.
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