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'ABSCBNBall2018 Diaries: Hubadera Chic? These Fashion Daredevils Show You How It s Done!

Meet the ladies who dared to bare it all at the ball!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnOct 1st, 2018

Bring sexy back in your everyday look with these back-baring outfits

Dresses or blouses with low-cut backs aren't just for parties or for GNOs, they can also be elegant and wearable for just about any occasion---may it be an office presentation, or any other formal event. Just look at Princess Eugenie and her back-baring wedding gown which she consciously chose to highlight the scar she got from a surgery to treat her scoliosis. We loved her fashion statement so much that we made a list of outfits you can wear, inspired by that very wedding dress. If you have a similar story as Princess Eugenie's, and was inspired enough to want to show off your scar, too---or if you just want to highlight your sexy back, here are our picks for chic and elegant back-bar...Keep on reading: Bring sexy back in your everyday look with these back-baring outfits.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

'ABSCBNBall2018 Diaries: The Night s Biggest Fashion Trend? Shiny, Shimmery Dresses!

Let it be known: sparkle never goes out of style......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018
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'ABSCBNBall2018 Diaries: Watch Young Stylist Patrick Pleno Hustle His Way Into The Fashion Industry!

We hear he's styling Grae Fernandez, Nash Aguas, and Turs Daza!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

'ABSCBNBall2018 Diaries: Kisses Wowed Everyone With Her Fresh Beauty In A Sequined Lavender Gown!

A self-proclaimed "Francis Libiran baby," she showcased her fashion sense in a lovely gown by the same designer this year!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

Bench Fashion Week Holiday 2018 Day 1: A night of chic and deviant fashion

This year's Bench Fashion Week started off strong with a promising peek at the brand's Holiday Collection. Cotton On's fun, youthful pieces, Kashieca's depiction of the modern woman, Human's celebration of this generation's uniqueness, and Human by Proudrace's eclectic representation of the bold youth, all made for a very interesting show. But the star of the night wasIvarluski Aseron's exclusive collection. Read on to see the highlights of the night. Cotton On Cotton on's newest collection is all about denim---paperbag waists, statement stitches, raw hems, you name it. Along with playful print tops and bodysuits in bright, fun colors, Cotton On's Holiday collection effectively captu...Keep on reading: Bench Fashion Week Holiday 2018 Day 1: A night of chic and deviant fashion.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Style from the South

JUDICIOUS editing, restraint, a respect for diversity, and a love for local brought impossible heights of chic at the regional fashion show of Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival last week, featuring designers from Cebu and Davao. The show was opened by Aztec Barba, showing a collection of dresses featuring flowy silhouettes, making use of drab colors […] The post Style from the South appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

Come in your Gaupo

  This Sunday's "Entwine 2019 Face-Off Bridal Edition" will have a bittersweet side story, as the show, presented by Inquirer Lifestyle and Seda Vertis North, pays tribute to the late Cesar Gaupo.   Gaupo was set to be one of the featured designers of "Entwine," but he died in his sleep on Jan. 19. The night before, he hosted a birthday party for his closest friends and family. He turned 72 on Jan. 6.   His death left the Philippine fashion industry in shock. (See "Did Cesar Gaupo have premonition of his death?", 01/23/19; "Love kita, Cesar," 01/27/19)   Instead of the bridalwear he promised Lifestyle editor Thelma San Juan for the show---"Of ...Keep on reading: Come in your Gaupo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019
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Michelle Obama makes a Grammys cameo

It was a show of force at the 61st Grammys held on Sunday (Monday morning, Manila time). The song is a social commentary of the rampant mass shootings in the US, gun violence and racism Ricky Martin and Camilla Cabello opened the show in high fashion with spots for their hits “Havana” and “Mi Gente.” […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

Extra! Jeremy Scott makes news (literally) on the runway

NEW YORK --- CHAOS! HORROR! PANIC! BABY, IT'S HOT! Designer Jeremy Scott has always liked to make news, but with his latest collection he did it literally, drawing design inspiration from New York's tabloid headlines. Chromatically speaking, Scott's runway show Friday evening at New York Fashion Week was a very disciplined collection in all black and white; Scott usually uses a riot of bright colors and large cartoon graphics in his clothes. Here, garments were emblazoned with an artist's versions of the New York Post and the Daily News --- on dresses, trousers, jackets, jumpsuits and much more. Some of the most striking items: dainty, elegant chiffon party dresses printed with...Keep on reading: Extra! Jeremy Scott makes news (literally) on the runway.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2019

ONE Championship: Filipina Jomary Torres primed for return to action

Jomary Torres is set to make her ONE Championship return when she takes on Lin Heqin on the undercard of ONE: REIGN OF VALOR on Friday, 8 March at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar.   The Filipina atomweight quickly made her presence felt in ONE Championship's stacked women's atomweight division after winning her first three outings in impressive fashion.   Torres, however, stumbled in 2018 as she dropped decision losses to Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol at ONE: CONQUEST OF HEROES last September and former World Title challenger Mei Yamaguchi last December at ONE: DESTINY OF CHAMPIONS.   Now, she hopes to leave those struggles in the past.   "It has not been easy, especially after losing my last two bouts, but I am not giving up. I want to make sure that I get back and regain my momentum," said Torres.   Known for her dangerous stand-up game and effective takedowns, Torres struggled to put those to good use in her previous two bouts.   The Catalan Fighting System product knows that chances for redemption does not come everytime, and she vows to make good use of it against her Chinese foe who is toting a very impressive 16-2-1 record.   "I am motivated to show everyone the Jomary Torres of old. I know Lin Heqin is a great athlete, and I can’t wait to share the cage with her and prove that I belong there."   In the main event, reigning ONE Welterweight World Champion Zebaztian "The Bandit" Kadestam of Sweden will make his first world title defense against Georgiy "Knight" Kichigin.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

Plight of OFWs as seen in new photo series

An aspiring photographer posted a series of photos on social media which he hopes would show the sacrifices of overseas Filipino workers for their families at home. Antonio Vazquez, who graduated from the Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship-Fashion Arts Design or ICE-FAD, shared that the shoot was for a gallery called “Ang Bagong Barangay.” "OFW"A shoot […] The post Plight of OFWs as seen in new photo series appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

LOOK: These slogan gowns show the kind of sass we need this 2019 – MB Life

Yes, it’s fashion. 😋”I’m not shy. I just don’t like you.” These dresses totally get us. 😂 #MemeCouture #ParisFashionWeek LOOK: These slogan gowns show the kind of sass we need this 2019 – MB Life Slay the year with attitude. Source link: LOOK: These slogan gowns show the kind of sass we need this 2019 – MB Life.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

Ferragamo girl Heart Evangelista: I have a unique bond with the brand

Heart Evangelista-Escudero recently traveled to Italy to visit the heart and home of the global luxury fashion brand Salvatore Ferragamo. The style icon and artist attended the brand's fashion show at Milan Fashion Week. She also visited the Ferragamo Museum in Florence. Heart joined other star-guests of the brand, such as South Korean actress and singer Krystal Jung, Hollywood actors Julianne Moore and Armie Hammer, and style purveyors Hannah Quinlivan, Ellie Bamber and Philippa Coulthard. The Spring-Summer 2019 collection is a celebration of craftsmanship and innovative design, featuring pieces anchored on a more utilitarian trend. There were casual suits and romantic s...Keep on reading: Ferragamo girl Heart Evangelista: I have a unique bond with the brand.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Reasons to watch 2018 slate of NBA X mas day games

By Sekou Smith, NBA.com Bucks vs. Knicks (1am, PHL time) Why you should be watching: Two words; Giannis Antetokounmpo. The most dominant force in the league this season resides in Milwaukee. That’s right, the Greek Freak sits atop the Kia Race to the MVP Ladder heading into the Christmas Day showcase games. And with good reason. The Bucks are riding the wave their dynamic superstar forward has created in his first season in Mike Budenholzer’s system. Open it up and enjoy because … The Bucks are more than a one-man show. Antetokounmpo should be joined on the All-Star team this season by Khris Middleton, who is playing at that level, and point guard Eric Bledsoe is shooting better than he ever has in Budenolzer’s aggressive, shooter-friendly system. Watching the Bucks try and set a record for three-pointers taken and made should be entertaining enough. But the Knicks will offer some entertainment value of their own as they attempt to match the Bucks shot-for-shot with Tim Hardaway Jr. leading the way. The gift we’re hoping for is … The Knicks could use a statement win before a global audience to jump start the post-Christmas portion of their season-long grind. The Bucks have spent most of this season frightening the competition, both in the Eastern Conference and beyond. They’ve got the gift that’ll keep on giving for years in Antetokounmpo, who’ll get another chance to show the basketball public that what they’ve hard about a contender rising in the Central Division is real. Thunder vs. Rockets (4am, PHL time) Why you should be watching: Do we really need anyone to remind us to tune in for every Russell Westbrook-James Harden matchup for the foreseeable future? Didn’t think so. The matchup of the last two Kia MVPs winners is enough of an incentive to lock in on this one. And the fact that the Thunder occupy the space in the standings most thought was reserved for the Rockets only adds to the intrigue. Open it up and enjoy because … The real showstopper in this one isn’t either one of the MVP winners. Thunder swingman Paul George is the player you need to lock in on as he continues his dark horse MVP campaign for a much-improved team (the Thunder are light years away from the group that started the season 0-4). There are few soap operas better right now than the Rockets, who are dealing with yet another injury to All-Star point guard Chris Paul (hamstring) and a failure to play up to expectations that threatens to swallow up their season before Santa’s finished off his cookies and milk. The gift we’re hoping for is … What Westbrook and Harden wear into the building is worth a few moments of your time as these two fashion-forward superstars never fail to make an impression. But it’s the competitive fervor on the court that should provide the ultimate viewing pleasure. The Thunder would love to take over the position the Rockets held last season, as the legitimate threat to the Golden State Warriors’ stranglehold on the Western Conference throne. In the absence of a Christmas tilt against the two-time defending champs, the Rockets make an ideal fill in. Sixers vs. Celtics (6:30am, PHL time) Why you should be watching: The Eastern Conference version of Thunder-Rockets, the schedule makers look pretty good slotting the Sixers and Celtics in this spot. No one relishes an opportunity to take down a projected heavyweight the way the Sixers do (what else would you expect with Jimmy Butler and Joel Embiid leading the charge?). The suddenly chummy Celtics, however, appear to be the team most eager to prove that they are indeed who we all thought they were in the summer, when they were the consensus pick to ascend to the top of the heap in place of Cleveland. Open it up and enjoy because … Kyrie Irving has embraced his role as the leader of this disjointed Celtics bunch in ways that fans in Cleveland have to be enjoying with an eyebrow raised. Kyrie trying to convince his young teammates to follow his lead is rich, given his reluctance to do exactly that when he was in their shoes. As far as rivalries go, this is perhaps the day’s deepest and most volatile. The Sixers are still smarting from that playoff ouster at the hands of the Celtics. And they won’t have ant sympathy for the Celtics as they continue their search for good health and better chemistry. The gift we’re hoping for is … A Ben Simmons-Kyrie point guard duel will make this game shine even brighter than usual. And they’re both more than capable of going off on the big stage. But the real treat here is going to be watching Jimmy Butler and Jayson Tatum match wits in what could be a preview of fireworks to come in a potential playoff matchup. Tatum’s sophomore season has been a bit choppier than expected. And Butler, whose shown a penchant for schooling youngsters (teammates and opponents) is surely betting on himself in this game within the game. Lakers vs. Warriors (9am, PHL time) Why you should be watching: With all of the recent history dripping off of this LeBron James-Warriors rivalry, the inclusion of the Los Angeles Lakers into the mix only serves to take this spectacle to the next level. LeBron insists this isn’t a measuring stick game for the upstart Lakers, not against a Warriors juggernaut that has won three of the last four Larry O’Brien trophies. Yeah, whatever you say big fella. Folks who haven’t watched a minute of NBA basketball season will be tuned into this one. Count on it. Open it up and enjoy because … Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant have moved into that cosmic zone that only the all-time greats are capable of locating (see their work in their Monday, PHL time win over the Los Angeles Clippers for proof). We already know how the superstars respond in a matchup of this nature. The great unknown is how the likes of Kyle Kuzma, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball will react to the marquee spotlight at Oracle Arena. The Lakers’ youngsters have thrived at times and struggled at others in their first season inside the LeBron bubble. But they haven’t seen anything like what they’ll experience in Oakland on this night. The gift we’re hoping for is … Draymond Green hasn’t had a true breakout game since returning from his extended injury absence. With Lance Stephenson in uniform on the other side, the opportunity for fireworks would appear to be extremely high. We’d settle for some Finals-level intensity from both of the world class agitators in the building. That and vintage performances from LeBron, Steph, KD and Klay Thompson are expected. Anything else beyond that is really gravy on the best basketball meal of the day. Trail Blazers vs. Jazz (11:30am, PHL time) Why you should be watching: We’re dubbing the nightcap of the Christmas Day showcase the “Respect Bowl.” The Trail Blazers are always on the hunt for more respect and the Jazz, one of the trendy summer picks as a team poised to become a contender in the Western Conference this season, could stand to show a little self-respect in the way they tackle the remainder of this season. Open it up and enjoy because … Second-year Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell is suffering from the same sophomore spell that has plagued Jayson Tatum in Boston. It’s one thing to surprise the basketball world as a rookie and another to come back better and even more dangerous the second time around. We’re betting on Spider showing up and showing out for the Christmas Day crowd. Never one to shy away from a challenge, Damian Lillard will not allow someone else to steal the spotlight from him. He warmed up for Mitchell and the Jazz by finishing off Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks Sunday night. You know his swagger travels, so expect to see his competitive best against Mitchell and the Jazz. The gift we’re hoping for is … Joe Ingles stealing the show would make for an ideal end to a day full of some the league’s biggest and brightest superstars. And the sweet-shooting Jazz swingman is one of the league’s criminally underrated stars. It would also be nice to see the rest of that Jazz team we expected to make things interesting this season make an appearance. Christmas Day games have always served as a launching pad/turning point for teams willing to dive in. And the Blazers and Jazz both seem like prime candidates to take advantage of the opportunity. Sekou Smith is a veteran NBA reporter and NBA TV analyst. You can e-mail him here, find his archive here and follow him on Twitter. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NBA, its clubs or Turner Broadcasting......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

What’s Audrey Hepburn doing in today’s café?

  For mother-daughter Rina Go and Nicole Thorp, food and fashion inevitably go together. These are two things they are most passionate about.   And that was how Nic's Caf (named after Nicole) started---a seamless fusion of fashion and food, visually and more. One enters their newly opened caf at Park Terraces, Makati, to see very chic interiors channeling the style icons of various generations such as Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn, alongside a huge mural by Ena Sison.   It is reminiscent of Parisian and New York cafs---a place with a cozy yet cosmopolitan vibe, designed by interior designer Ivy and Cynthia Almario.   The caf has indeed grown ...Keep on reading: What’s Audrey Hepburn doing in today’s café?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Fashion mogul Berge’s radical chic library goes on sale

Revolutionary tomes by Karl Marx and the Russian anarchist Mikhail Bakunin from the library of one of richest men in fashion go under the hammer Friday in Paris. The fourth part of the sale of the late style mogul Pierre Berge's collection of rare books --- one of the richest in private hands--- is expected to make several million euros. It includes the first edition of Bakunin's seminal"Statism and Anarchy" which was secretly printed in Switzerland in 1873, the only one of his books published during his lifetime. It will be sold alongside a proof of his old rival Karl Marx's "Das Kapital" which includes the communist thinker's corrections. The publisher's contract for t...Keep on reading: Fashion mogul Berge’s radical chic library goes on sale.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018