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Trends from Fashion Week that are probably already in your closet

Oct 02, 2019 - 6:25 PM

You won’t have to break the bank to stay in style

Karl Lagerfeld lives on in Chanel Paris haute couture show

Jul 02, 2019 - 9:18 PM

Lagerfeld's successor Virginie Viard recreates one of the legendary designer's libraries inside the Grand Palais, where he staged his shows

HAUTE COUTURE. A model presents a creation by Chanel during the Women's Fall-Winter 2019/2020 Haute Couture collection fashion show at the Grand Palais turned into a giant library in Paris. Photo by Christophe Archambault/ AFP

Chanel made $11 billion in Lagerfeld's last year

Jun 18, 2019 - 3:20 PM

The notoriously secretive brand, which has only reported its results publicly twice in its 109-year history, says sales rose more than 10% in 2018

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 28: General view of atmosphere during the Chanel Ephemeral Boutique opening at Nordstrom on November 28, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. Mat Hayward/Getty Images for Nordstrom/AFP

The week in photos: March 2-8, 2019

Mar 09, 2019 - 6:34 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

FESTIVAL PREPS. A Nepali sadhu (Hindu holy man) applies face paint near the Pashupatinath temple during the Hindu festival Maha Shivaratri in Kathmandu on March 4, 2019. Photo by Prakash Mathema/AFP

Designer Karl Lagerfeld to be cremated without ceremony

Feb 20, 2019 - 10:52 PM

In one of his last major interviews, the designer had asked to be cremated and for his ashes to be scattered with his mother's

LAGERFELD. The late designer died on February 19. Photo from

Virginie Viard, emerging from Karl Lagerfeld's shadow to head Chanel

Feb 20, 2019 - 12:00 PM

From being the 'right and left hand,' Viard takes on the challenge of heading Chanel after Lagerfeld's death

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 4, 2018, German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld (C) walks the runway with fashion studio director of Chanel Virginie Viard (L) and his godson Hudson Kroenig during the Chanel Metiers D'Art 2018/19 Show at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. - German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85, it was announced on February 19, 2019. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP)

Karl Lagerfeld, fashion's quick-witted king

Feb 19, 2019 - 8:48 PM

The fashion icon died on February 19

KAISER. Karl Lagerfeld leaves a fashion legacy. Screenshot from

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85

Feb 19, 2019 - 8:04 PM

(UPDATED) Karl Lagerfeld had headed Chanel since 1983

FASHION LEGEND. German designer Karl Lagerfeld poses on the runway during the Chanel Metiers D'Art 2018/19 Show at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on December 04, 2018 in New York City. File photo by Angela Weiss/AFP

Chanel sheds exotic animal skin from fashion line

Dec 06, 2018 - 3:13 PM

The luxury brand has banned the use of lizard, crocodile, and snake skin in any of their creations

Meet the 2 showbiz personalities joining Miss World Philippines 2018

Aug 26, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Alyssa Muhlach Alvarez and Chanel Morales are two of the 40 candidates in this year's batch

What’s Next for the 2017 Bb Pilipinas Queens?

Mar 12, 2018 - 9:01 PM

Just days before Bb Pilipinas 2018 coronation night, Rappler contributor Voltaire Tayag catches up with the 2017 queens on what's next after crowning their successors

The search is on for Bb Pilipinas 2018

Dec 21, 2017 - 5:01 PM

Do you have what it takes to be one of the 6 titleholders?

IN PHOTOS: Chanel Olive Thomas at the Miss Supranational 2017 competition

Dec 02, 2017 - 7:18 AM

Chanel finishes as part of the Top 10

Chanel Olive Thomas finishes in the Top 10 of Miss Supranational 2017

Dec 02, 2017 - 6:05 AM

(UPDATED) Korea's Jenny Kim is Miss Supranational 2017

Rachel Peters, Chanel Thomas, and Katarina Rodriguez is sent-off to their respective pageants on November 6, 2017 at the Novotel Hotel in Quezon City.

Bb Pilipinas celebrates achievements of Nelda Ibe, Elizabeth Clenci

Nov 09, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Rachel Peters, Chanel Thomas, and Katarina Rodriguez are given a send-off event for their respective international pageants

Rachel Peters, Chanel Thomas, and Katarina Rodriguez is sent-off to their respective pageants on November 6, 2017 at the Novotel Hotel in Quezon City.

Bb Pilipinas 2017 queens speak with injured soldiers at AFP Medical Center

Jul 26, 2017 - 5:12 PM

The Binibining Pilipinas 2017 queens and BPCI Chairwoman Stella Araneta visit wounded soldiers at the AFP hospital

Bb Pilipinas 2017 winners review: Modern beauty queens

May 08, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Here s a look at the newly crowned 2017 Bb Pilipinas queens and a review of how they performed on coronation night

6 fun facts: Bb Pilipinas Supranational 2017 Chanel Olive Thomas

May 04, 2017 - 10:55 PM

Meet the Filipino Australian beauty representing the country in Miss Supranational 2017

Bb Pilipinas 2017: A new chapter of titleholders

May 01, 2017 - 5:33 PM

Pageant blogger Norman Tinio weighs in on 2017 s new set of queens

2017 QUEENS. Meet the 2017 Bb Pilpinas queens. From left -Krista Guelos, Nelda Ibe, Elizabeth Clenci, Mariel de Leon, Rachel Peters, Chanel Thomas, Katarina Rodriguez, and Charmaine Elima.  Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

More Bb Pilipinas 2017 predictions: Who will win a crown?

Apr 28, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Pageant blogger Norman Tinio predicts which ladies will be crowned at Binibining Pilipinas 2017

Bb. Pilipinas 2017: The crossover candidates

Mar 26, 2017 - 7:53 PM

From Miss World Philippines and Miss Earth Philippines there are 16 crossover candidates out of the 39 official candidates

You may recognize these 3 Bb Pilipinas candidates

Mar 24, 2017 - 6:39 PM

Mariel de Leon Katarina Rodriguez and Chanel Olive Thomas share why they joined Binibining Pilipinas 2017

Filipina golfer wins University of South Alabama Intercollegiate

Sep 13, 2016 - 2:11 PM

Chanelle Avaricio a native of Las Piñas is playing for the Alabama State University Lady Hornets

Chanelle Avaricio wins the University of South Alabama Intercollegiate. Photo from the ASU Hornets official website

Gisele Bundchen pegang rekor model termahal di dunia

Sep 02, 2016 - 2:24 PM

Kendall Jenner dan Gigi Hadid juga masuk dalam peringkat 5 besar

Selama 14 tahun berturut-turut, pesona kecantikan Giselle Bundchen mampu memberinya posisi sebagai model termahal di dunia. Foto oleh Nelson Almeida/AFP

Willow Smith becomes new face of Chanel

Mar 09, 2016 - 10:33 AM

The daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith is the latest teen to model for the brand after Johnny Depp s daughter Lily Rose

Karl Lagerfeld suspected of hiding 20M euros from French taxman – report

Jan 07, 2016 - 10:53 AM

Lagerfeld artistic director for Chanel declines to comment on the 20M euros he allegedly hid

KARL LAGERFELD. The Chanel artistic director is suspected of hiding 20 million euros from French authorities. File photo by Will Oliver/EPA

3 alasan maraknya pembajakan menurut Bekraf

Aug 07, 2015 - 7:19 PM

Sebagai solusi Bekraf akan membentuk satgas penanganan pembajakan

Proses penghancuran barang louis vuitton palsu di Manila, Filipina. Foto oleh: DENNIS M. SABANGAN/EPA

Runner-up Chanel Olive Thomas on Miss PH Earth experience

Jun 01, 2015 - 11:37 AM

As Miss Philippines Air Chanel says she wants to help improve public transportation in the country

IN PHOTOS: Miss PH Earth 2015 Angelia Ong's winning moment

May 31, 2015 - 11:32 PM

20 photos from the evening s biggest victory capturing the drama and exhilaration of the beauty queens winning moments

 All photos by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Predictions: Who will win Miss Philippines Earth 2015?

May 29, 2015 - 12:05 PM

Pageant blogger Norman Tinio shares his predictions for this year s Miss Philippines Earth 2015

Jake Cuenca explains why he walked out of 'Gandang Gabi Vice' taping

May 25, 2015 - 2:56 PM

Jake says he did not want to put his ex girlfriend Chanel Olive Thomas on the spot when he saw her during the show

Chanel Olive Thomas on joining Miss PH Earth: I want to bring that change

May 14, 2015 - 12:28 PM

She also talks future plans and about ex Jake Cuenca

GO, CHANEL. She shares with Rappler her dream to become an agent of change during her stint on Miss Philippines-Earth 2015. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: 41 Miss PH Earth 2015 candidates at press presentation

May 07, 2015 - 3:09 PM

The candidates walk the poolside runway and introduce themselves to the crowd at the official press presentation

Jake Cuenca’s ex Chanel Olive Thomas joins Miss Philippines Earth

Mar 25, 2015 - 4:52 PM

Chanel Olive Thomas will represent Nueva Ecija in the pageant

Pharrell and Cara Delevingne sing and dance for Chanel

Nov 25, 2014 - 11:13 AM

The sample clip shows Pharrell singing the song CC The World

Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Sam Concepcion lead new 'Wattpad Presents' TV lineup

Sep 22, 2014 - 5:00 PM

The real life couple stars in the upcoming short series My Tag Boyfriend one of 4 shows in the upcoming Wattpad Presents lineup from TV5

The VS Fashion Show: Angels we miss

Dec 04, 2013 - 12:13 PM

The Victoria s Secret Fashion show airs this Dec 19 8PM on Colours Channel Who was your favorite Victoria s Secret Angel of all time? Vote and share

Life and Style wRap: E-book scam, deadly dairy

Aug 03, 2013 - 5:57 PM

An e book price fixing scheme Louis Vuitton and fatal bacteria in New Zealand products

E-SCAM. Apple and 5 publishers participated in an e-book price-fixing scheme

Asian A-listers in fashion front row

Jul 29, 2013 - 9:30 AM

As the spending power of consumers in China and South Korea grows it s now the turn of Asia s A listers

FASHION ICON. South Korea's Gianna Jun aka Jun Ji Hyun of 'My Sassy Girl' fame

Life and Style wRap: Paris Fashion Week 2013

Jul 06, 2013 - 8:31 PM

Royalty clowns and rock stars are the themes of Paris Fashion Week 2013

ROYAL IMPACT. Elie Saab's collection featured trains, veils and high-necked tops fit for a queen. Photo from 'Elie Saab' Facebook page

Life and Style wRap: Sherpas, plastics, the Pope

Jun 23, 2013 - 1:15 PM

Inexperienced Nepalese porters Pope Francis and a beauty pageant make news

BRING BACK THE CROWN. The Miss Algeria beauty pageant returns after 10 years

Woman of style: Giselle Go

Apr 07, 2013 - 1:50 PM

Rappler talks to a Filipina making waves in Singapore s fashion media

PULLING UP HER SLEEVES. 'I made a lot of mistakes along the way, but it was the only way I could have learned.' Photo courtesy of Giselle Go

Get tomorrow's 'vintage' today at Chanel couture

Jul 13, 2012 - 3:54 AM

Designer Karl Lagerfeld coins a new term in fashion: new vintage

CHANEL HAUTE COUTURE FALL-Winter 2012/13. Screen grab from YouTube

Couture's graceful aliens at Iris Van Herpen

Jul 06, 2012 - 3:05 PM

A lot of things that humans create are wonderful — but I miss the life in them

IRIS VAN HERPEN COUTURE Fall/Winter 2012/13. Screen grab from YouTube

Versace opens Paris haute couture ball

Jul 02, 2012 - 6:33 AM

The show begins 3 days of haute couture collection shows for autumn winter

INSPIRED BY TAROT. Donatella Versace drew inspiration from the sun, moon and lovers. Screen grab from YouTube (MaisonChaplin)

Third time lucky for new bride Drew Barrymore?

Jun 04, 2012 - 8:56 AM

The guest list for the Barrymore Kopelman nuptials included Cameron Diaz and Jimmy Fallon

Actress Drew Barrymore attends New York City Ballet's 2012 Spring Gala at David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center on May 10, 2012 in New York City. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images/AFP

Token Pinoy film 'aswang' stars in own film

Apr 30, 2012 - 3:07 PM

Lilia Cuntapay finally finally got her 15 minutes

HER TIME'S COME. Kids who did not grow up with the horror film superstar will get to know her through her film. Photo from "Six Degrees of Separation of Lilia Cuntapay" Facebook page.