Philippine fashion - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine fashion


Inside the Industry: The future of fashion with Amina Aranaz

May 18, 2020 - 5:05 PM

We ask fashion expert Amina Aranaz for her advice to fellow designers dealing with the pandemic

Forever 21 stays open in Philippines, says SM Retail

Oct 01, 2019 - 10:55 AM

Forever 21 finds love in the Philippines, even as its parent company files for bankruptcy in the United States

Netizens decry Stail.PH's latest cover on Imelda Marcos' fashion

Jun 26, 2019 - 8:40 PM

Online fashion source Stail.PH has gained traction online over its latest cover issue that reimagined Imelda Marcos and her "love for beauty and eye for fashion"

Zalora unveils your new wardrobe essentials for 2018

Jan 15, 2018 - 5:51 PM

The online retail site teamed up with Fashion Exchange International and some of the country's best fashion designers

'PilgrimAge': Joey Samson’s journey to nostalgia

Sep 25, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Joey Samson is this year's featured designer at the annual Red Charity Gala

WATCH: Philippine Fashion Ball 2016

Sep 23, 2016 - 7:22 PM

Catch the biggest fashion event of the year live on Saturday night September 24 Co presented by Lazada

23 looks to update your office wardrobe

Nov 03, 2014 - 7:53 PM

Workwear ensembles you can adapt from runway looks seen at Philippine Fashion Week

Transgender model joins Bench's #NakedTruth fashion show

Sep 18, 2014 - 12:04 AM

“I am honored and humbled I can’t wait to serve fierce on stage ” Geena Rocero current Rappler Profile subject said

Attention, brides-to-be: Ready-to-wear bridal gowns by Karimadon

Aug 24, 2014 - 10:21 AM

Among the pieces that will be available are select designs by celebrity designer Eric delos Santos Read on for more details

7 things you must know about H&M in the Philippines

Jun 18, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Will they carry pretty much everything? Will we get our Alexander Wang fix? Yes and yes – plus answers to more burning questions here

PH fashion designer Paul Herrera dies

Jun 08, 2014 - 6:15 PM

Brother John Herrera has confirmed that the designer died after suffering cardiac arrest brought about by meningitis

Designer Paul Herrera died on June 7

IN PHOTOS: PH Fashion Week Holiday 2014

Jun 03, 2014 - 2:25 PM

We round up runway favorites for you to see

PH Fashion Week Holiday 2014: Lee Jeans

May 31, 2014 - 10:18 AM

From 1889 to 2014 – Lee Jeans celebrates 125 years of denim

PH Fashion Week Holiday 2014: SM Woman

May 30, 2014 - 1:45 PM

The department store brand Filipinos grew up with revolutionizes the Philippine RTW scene with affordable yet fashionable pieces

A Pinoy at Tokyo Fashion Week

Apr 08, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Fashion insider Tetta Ortiz Matera weighs in on her experience attending different Fashion Weeks: Tokyo and Manila How do they compare?

VIDEO: Francis Libiran and the gowns he gave away

Dec 19, 2013 - 12:10 PM

Fashion icon Francis Libiran auctions off his beautiful timeless creations for a good cause

David Gandy: One-on-one with a British supermodel

Nov 09, 2013 - 12:27 PM

The British fashion icon talks to Rappler in this exclusive interview

NOT JUST A MODEL. David Gandy is a man of substance. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: UP Clothing Tech grad show 2014

Oct 30, 2013 - 6:17 PM

Fashion students from the University of the Philippines show off their designs

EPITOME. Will the next big names in Philippine fashion come from this batch? All photos by Occasional Bliss Photography

British supermodel David Gandy in Manila

Oct 23, 2013 - 4:43 PM

He was Forbes Magazine s 3rd most successful model in the world in 2009

REPRESENTING A PINOY FASHION BRAND. David Gandy is set to walk the Philippine runway on Oct 24. Photo for Rappler by Jedwin Llobrera

British supermodel David Gandy coming to Manila

Oct 02, 2013 - 1:13 PM

The British supermodel joins the ranks of SM Men s Fashion s endorsers

FROM THE UK TO THE PH. David Gandy is the newest endorser of SM Men's Fashion

In defense of fashion: Pauline Suaco-Juan

Sep 14, 2013 - 11:12 AM

Rappler reporter Patricia Evangelista asks Pauline Suaco Juan about why she will stand up for the industry she describes as “not quite an industry

Photo by Jippy Pascua

Casting call: PH Fashion Week

Sep 12, 2013 - 1:31 PM

Philippin Fashion Week seeks models for their Summer 2014 show

WORK IT. Are you runway ready? Image from Runway Productions

Albert Andrada: The glory of emperors

Jun 04, 2013 - 6:21 PM

Albert Andrada bows to Byzantine royalty in his latest collection

DRAMA. The runway took a cue from Hollywood and Broadway with its stage design. All photos by Edric Chen

Independent visions at Solo B show

Jun 04, 2013 - 4:00 PM

Ornate headgear animal prints and metallic hued suits were just some of the pieces offered by 5 designers at the Solo B fashion show

HEADSTART. Model Marina Benipayo wears glorious headgear by Randall Solomon. All photos by Edric Chen

On fire: The Bench underwear fashion show

May 30, 2013 - 10:00 AM

Paolo Roldan Jennylyn Mercado Borgy Manotoc are just some of the celebs that set the Bench show on fire

HUNK. Supermodel Paolo Roldan heats up the Bench show at Philippine Fashion Week 2013. All photos by Andrew Robles

A grand fantasy at Philippine Fashion Week

May 29, 2013 - 11:00 AM

Designers Boyet Dysangco Richard Papa Dave Ocampo and more unveil gowns fit for a princess

BOYET DYSANGCO. This flouncy gown channels Cinderella. All photos by Edric Chen

High fashion in ready-to-wear

May 28, 2013 - 10:00 AM

Philippine Fashion week 2013 presents sophistication and class in Ready To Wear pieces

RTW. Ready-To-Wear fashion with the elegance and sophistication of couture. All photos by Dru Robles

Fashion experiment in 'Visions and Trends'

May 27, 2013 - 4:39 PM

Philippine Fashion Week 2013 Vision and Trends brings fashion creativity inspired by the unusual and the unnoticed

SCRAP METAL DREAMS. Edgy metallic piece by Russell Villafuerte. All photos by Dru Robles

Penshoppe's new directions

May 26, 2013 - 1:05 PM

Military inspired ensembles and floral patterns inspired by Britain s countryside dominated the Penshoppe collection

NEW DIRECTIONS. Penshoppe Brand Director Jeff Bascon wants to take the brand towards new directions. All photos by Andrew Robles

3 visionaries reveal their style ‘origins’

May 25, 2013 - 9:21 PM

Norman Noriega Jerome Salaya Ang and Jeffrey Rogador unveil special collections for JAG Origins

HIGH IMPACT. Norman Noriega spices up this ultra-modern dress with a punch of red. All photos by Andrew Robles

Denim goes dark in JAG's Holiday 2013 line

May 25, 2013 - 9:18 PM

On the 3rd day of Philippine Fashion Week JAG shows the darker side of denim with the help of some beauty queens

SHEER ATTITUDE. Miss Universe 2012 first runner-up Janine Tugonon models a sheer, structured top. All photos by Andrew Robles

Nina Garcia: A passion for fashion

May 25, 2013 - 10:40 AM

Marie Claire creative director and Project Runway judge Nina Garcia reveals what it takes to succeed in the fashion industry

FASHION GURU. Nina Garcia shares the limelight with Philippine fashion at Philippine Fashion Week 2013. Photo by Pia Ranada

A toast to Philippine fashion

May 25, 2013 - 8:00 AM

At the PH Fashion Week party founder Joey Espino shared his insights on Philippine fashion

A NIGHT FOR FASHION. Models, designers and fashion-lovers reveled at the Philippine Fashion Week 2013 party. Photo by Andrew Robles

'Project Runway's' Nina Garcia in Manila

May 23, 2013 - 3:34 PM

Project Runway judge and Marie Claire fashion director Nina Garcia is in Manila for Philippine Fashion Week

FASHION GURU. 'Project Runway' judge and Marie Claire fashion director Nina Garcia touches down on Manila. Photo by Jedwin Llobrera

SM Ladies line goes floral and graphic

May 23, 2013 - 10:12 AM

Philippine Fashion Week 2013 opens with a splash of floral prints and nautical lines from SM Ladies Fashion

FLOWERS AND GEOMETRY. Floral power and clean lines define SM Ladies' Wear this summer. All photos by Edric Chen

Michael Cinco's couture glitters at Philippine Fashion week

May 23, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Michael Cinco dazzles in Philippine Fashion Week 2013 with his dramatic collection

ELEGANCE IN SWAROVSKI. Michael Cinco's collection mesmerizes. All photos by Edric Chen

Metrowear: 20 years of Rajo Laurel

May 18, 2013 - 11:48 AM

Metrowear 2013 will pay tribute to Rajo Laurel s 20 years as a Philippine fashion powerhouse

BOLD STATEMENT. This is just one of the  many stunning creations from previous collections of Rajo Laurel. Photos courtesy of Visions and Expressions

Mighty well-dressed men

Nov 02, 2012 - 4:28 PM

Philippine Fashion Week Summer 2013 closed with a rain of good looking and well dressed men

NEON BRIGHTS FOR GUYS. And why not? Designer Bang Pineda shows us how. All photos by Edric Chen

Sweet dreams are made of these

Nov 02, 2012 - 4:06 PM

Visions and Trends at Philippine Fashion Week Summer 2013 presented 9 designers with different styles on one fashion forward path

LETTER AS OUTFIT. Oz Go creates an outfit based on the old-fashioned letter and air mail envelope. All photos by Edric Chen

Falling back to earth

Nov 02, 2012 - 3:40 PM

On the last day of the week long Filipino fashion shindig grounded RTW came out rocking and cool

STAY COOL. An earthy and nude palette is cool to the eyes. All photos by Edric Chen

Intense everyday fashion

Nov 01, 2012 - 5:15 PM

Filipino retail brand Penshoppe ups the ante at Philippine Fashion Week Summer 2013

BASICS WITH A TWIST. Everyday fashion staples shouldn't be boring. All photos by Edric Chen

Grand ideas at Grand Allure

Nov 01, 2012 - 4:41 PM

The last day of Philippine Fashion Week Summer 2013 began with fashion ideas that were larger than life

GRAND, ALLURING 'ART.' Randall Solomon's models with artsy headpieces led by veteran model Marina Benipayo. All photos by Edric Chen

The power of 4: Galang, Ang, Tampus, Salud

Oct 30, 2012 - 9:53 AM

Fantastic Four Fab Four — it doesn t matter These 4 designers perfectly complement each other

FORD SUPERMODEL OF THE World 2011 Danica Magpantay in Rene Salud. All photos by Edric Chen

Why Anne Curtis is the 'national sweetheart'

Oct 30, 2012 - 9:16 AM

There is a reason why people watch the young actress perform — and it s not because of her singing

ANNE CURTIS IS A fierce and glamorous sweetheart

Filipino weave, superstar

Oct 30, 2012 - 8:48 AM

Top Filipino designers unite in support of indigenous Filipino fabric

FILIPINO FABRIC IS DEFINITELY NOT boring. All photos by Edric Chen

Reality stars and acid brights

Oct 30, 2012 - 8:19 AM

The mall fashion show was a treat for reality star fans


All things luxe

Oct 29, 2012 - 1:11 AM

One show 15 designers It is a fashion lover s delight

LUXE IS ELEGANT, UNDERSTATED, tasteful and strong. All photos by Don Regachuelo

For Cary Santiago, God is in the details

Oct 28, 2012 - 11:54 PM

The designer from Cebu shows us again why he is dubbed the master fabric manipulator

FASHION THAT's AMAZING TO look at, a dream to wear — only from Cary Santiago. All photos by Don Regachuelo

Another Brit arrives in Manila

Oct 28, 2012 - 2:38 AM

Not to be confused with American jeans brand Lee British brand Lee Cooper is now in the Philippines

GOT A FEELING INSIDE I can't explain! Welcome to Manila, Lee Cooper! All photos by Edric Chen

Designers with an eclectic vision

Oct 28, 2012 - 2:05 AM

Day 3 of Philippine Fashion Week Summer 2013 begins with yet another group effort — this time from 4 designers with different points of view and aesthetics

IT'S NOT JUST EYEWEAR; it's a statement. All photos by Edric Chen