UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN
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.
Hail, Herrera!
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - February 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Fashion designer John Herrera has clearly made his mark as he is making waves in both the local and international scene.
Sense of fun
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
If you still remember your old pairs of espadrilles from your teenage years, you will definitely appreciate this iconic footwear brand from Spain — Toni Pons.
Pinka Winka!
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Pinka Winka is a youthful fashion brand that conveys the design aesthetic of entrepreneur Cecilia Lorenzo Davila.
Haute for the holidays!
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
December is THE season of festivities! Lunches with the ladies, merienda with the family or formal evenings with friends, Christmas season is a time to celebrate!
20 minutes to gorgeous
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - December 9, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s the season of holiday parties, get-togethers and social events that will once again take you for a whirl.
Juan of a kind
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
For designer Zarah Juan, the road towards creating artisanal bags began with her desire to save the environment.
Come on, get Happy!
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Elegance, romance, sophistication and timeless chic. All these and more are found in the latest bridal robe collection of Happy Andrada.
Pilita Corrales: Lessons on being forever young
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - September 2, 2018 - 12:00am
With Pilita Corrales, what you see is what you get.
Filipino by design
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
What truly makes a person Filipino?
Wedding Glam
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Brides-to-be who are planning their wedding events on the “ber” months would do well to start meeting up with their couturiers of choice.
My favorite Martin!
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - June 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Having graduated from the De La Salle University with a degree in Business Administration, Dennis Martin was expected to join the rat race and crunch numbers for some large corporation.
Federico!
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - June 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Frederick Peralta’s life would make excellent material for Maalaala Mo Kaya.
re-Markle-ble
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - May 27, 2018 - 12:00am
‘I believe that her wedding gown will signal a return to minimalism and subtle elegance.’ — Rajo Laurel
Enchanting Chantal
by Joanne Zapanta-Andrada - April 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Much to the excitement of throngs of Manila’s fashionistas, Chantal Apparel was recently launched in Rustan’s Makati.
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