DESPITE the economic downturn, the local fashion scene was as dynamic as ever in 2008. Thanks to a creative, resourceful and passionate industry, new or reworked concepts (from specialty boutiques to the latest map shirts or afternoon tea shows) sprang to life.
CHIC architectural and graphic details are hot this season. Go for a modern feel with asymmetric combinations of drape and structure. Or choose origami-like pleats and folds that make for interesting focal points.
THERE’S nothing quite like receiving a present that comes in Tiffany & Co.’s iconic blue box. Even before you set your eyes on what’s inside, you already know you’re getting something special because, well, someone thinks that you are special as well.
MANILA, Philippines—The A-List was out in full force at Philippine Tatler’s seventh-anniversary ball. There’s hardly an occasion these days when women can glam it up in long dresses, stilettos and coifed dos. This much-awaited yearly affair afforded Manila’s stylish folk just that.
MANILA, Philippines—We scoured the metro for exciting new stuff and discovered quite a few finds. From the latest Pilipinas shirts by Rhett Eala to relatively new brands like 8 and a Half and 101 New York, here are fab finds that are sure to tickle your fashion fancy.