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Uniqlo Philippines launches online store

Jun 03, 2020 - 12:50 PM

(UPDATE) Uniqlo Philippines' online e-commerce platform is live

UNIQLO ONLINE. The Japanese retailer is set to launch its e-commerce platform in the Philippines. File photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Bench teases next endorser with 'Crash Landing on You' reference

May 27, 2020 - 4:59 PM

Is Hyun Bin the latest Bench model?

[OPINION] I won’t wear KNPP clothing’s lewd shirts

Jan 29, 2020 - 11:42 AM

'If clothes reflect who we are, then what does it mean when we wear a shirt with a vulva?'

LOOK: Be the very best with this Penshoppe x Pokemon collab

Jan 24, 2020 - 4:59 PM

Pi-pika-pi! (That's Pikachu for 'Yes, please!')

LET'S GO PIKACHU. Penshoppe collabs with The Pokemon Company for limited run. Photo courtesy of Penshoppe

LOOK: The girls from Twice are now Bench endorsers

Dec 06, 2019 - 10:23 AM

Heads up, Onces!

BENCHSETTERS. Twice greets their fans as they are announced as the newest endorsers for Filipino clothing brand Bench. Screenshot from

LOOK: Lisa of BLACKPINK is the newest face of Penshoppe

Nov 06, 2019 - 1:14 PM

Lisa is officially in Penshoppe's area!

Have clothes, books, and toys you no longer need? Donate them to Kids for Kids!

Sep 27, 2019 - 6:18 PM

Kids for Kids will use the funds collected to raise awareness about plastic bag pollution

LOOK: Ariana Grande's 'thank u, next' collection for H&M is out

Aug 02, 2019 - 11:10 AM

Cop Ari's aesthetic with merch inspired by her latest album

MERCH. H&M releases a collection inspired by Ariana Grande's album 'thank u, next.' Screenshot from

After backlash, Kim Kardashian drops 'Kimono' name from underwear line

Jul 02, 2019 - 9:08 AM

'My brands and products are built with inclusivity and diversity at their core and after careful thought and consideration, I will be launching my Solutionwear brand under a new name,' says the reality star and entrepreneur

Ethiopian clothes makers worst paid in the world – study

May 08, 2019 - 12:06 AM

The study took place in the Hawassa Industrial Park, the flagship of Ethiopia's manufacturing drive and one of 5 hubs inaugurated by the government since 2014

CLOTHES MAKERS. This file photo shows hardworking people in the textile industry in Ethiopia. File photo by Pinar Alver/

Photos and prices: Alexander Wang x Uniqlo's Spring/Summer 2019 AIRism collection

Mar 27, 2019 - 7:03 PM

The collection features Uniqlo's AIRism fabric

Image courtesy of Uniqlo

LOOK: Janine Tugonon models for Venus Williams' clothing line

Mar 25, 2019 - 10:35 AM

The former Miss Universe Philippines also reunites with Shamcey Supsup during the latter's US vacation

Louis Vuitton drop Michael Jackson clothes from new collection

Mar 15, 2019 - 11:02 AM

The brand pulls out the Michael Jackson-themed clothes in the wake of the 'Leaving Neverland' documentary

IN PHOTOS: Nadine Lustre’s H&M swim collection is here

Mar 15, 2019 - 10:38 AM

Which suit are you thinking of rocking this summer?

SUMMER READY. Nadine Lustre's swimwear collaboration with H&M hits stores today. Screenshot from

LOOK: Uniqlo's Gudetama collection is simply too cute

Mar 14, 2019 - 7:00 AM

Which graphic tee design are you egg-cited for?

Heart Evangelista is Kamiseta's creative director

Mar 12, 2019 - 8:16 AM

This isn't Heart's first time working with Kamiseta

FASHIONISTA. Heart models one of her creations for Kamiseta. Image from Heart Evangelista's Instagram

What you need to know about Catriona Gray's T'nalak outfits in Miss Universe

Dec 18, 2018 - 6:34 PM

Catriona traveled and sought permission to use the T'nalak fabric for her outfits in the competition

The Kendall + Kylie clothing line is coming to the Philippines

Dec 05, 2018 - 11:47 AM

Now you can dress like your favorite Jenner sister!

LOOK: Oxygen releases 'Rugrats' and 'Hey Arnold!' collection

May 17, 2018 - 8:56 PM

Are you looking forward to this collection?

All images courtesy of Oxygen

Customs seizes P33 million in smuggled goods

May 07, 2018 - 4:20 PM

The smuggled goods include makeup, sacks of rice, office chairs, and used clothing or ukay-ukay

P33-M worth of various goods seized in two Manila ports. Photos from Bureau of Customs

Your new favorite streetwear brand was made by a bunch of Nobodies

Apr 18, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Art meets science in your new favorite casual tee

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Retro prints meet modern silhouettes for Penshoppe’s Spring-Summer collection

Mar 27, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Channel your inner free spirit with Penshoppe's 2018 Sping-Summer collection!

Work that beach body with these activewear pieces for men and women

Mar 13, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Summer is the best time to refresh your workout wardrobe

Her advocacy: Make no mom feel alone

Mar 12, 2018 - 7:09 AM

Nadine Gadia Casiño, founder of Modern Nanays of Mindanao, advocates for natural child care and supporting other mothers

MODERN NANAY. Breastfeeding advocate Nadine Gadia Casiño says a woman is neither defined by how well she cooks nor by how clean their home is – but by how she is different. Photo by Nadine Gadia Casiño.

Lacoste changes iconic logo to feature endangered species in limited edition collection

Mar 01, 2018 - 6:00 PM

The iconic crocodile takes a backseat to shine the spotlight on animals in danger of extinction

Uniqlo goes mod with their Marimekko collaboration

Jan 11, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Fun and fabulous prints rule

UNIQLO x MARIMEKKO. The Japanese retail brand and the Finnish design house come together for a new collection. Screengrab from

H&M removes 'black boy' ad after racism accusation

Jan 09, 2018 - 11:11 AM

The company apologizes for the ad after being accused of racism online

IN PHOTOS: H&M's stylish, eco-friendly sport collection is out!

Jan 04, 2018 - 1:55 PM

Out with the old and in with the new in 2018 – get discounts when you trade in your old activewear

Iya Villania on motherhood and keeping your child active

Oct 19, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The actress and TV host also shares why she's happy to have Primo in the spotlight

Make a statement with these outspoken shirts

Sep 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Let your tee do the talking

SNEAK PEEK: H&M Beauty is coming to the Philippines

Sep 05, 2017 - 5:30 PM

Makeup skincare hair and body products – here s what you can get at H M Beauty

Illegal? What you need to know about ukay-ukay

Aug 24, 2017 - 9:26 PM

The commercial importation of secondhand clothing has been illegal since 1966

FEU students can now cross-dress on campus

Jan 14, 2017 - 10:52 AM

FEU students are now free to express themselves through their choice of clothes as long as they wear their uniforms

H&M’s Black Friday Sale: Up to 70% off on their new collection and more items

Nov 24, 2016 - 10:36 AM

The retail giant will hold its first Black Friday frenzy in the Philippines on November 25 to 27

Cloth with Pope John Paul II's blood stolen in Germany

Jun 06, 2016 - 7:25 PM

Its material value is small but the spiritual loss is much greater the provost of the Cologne Cathedral is quoted as saying

(FILES) This file photo taken on March 23, 1998 shows Pope John Paul II waving at Abuja airport after he wound up a three-day pastoral visit to military-ruled Nigeria. A cloth with a drop of the late Pope John Paul II’s blood has been stolen from Cologne Cathedral, German police have said on June 6, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK

Marks & Spencer logs lower profits, warns on turnaround plans

May 25, 2016 - 11:00 PM

The retail giant s new boss predicts its performance would weaken further due to an overhaul in its clothing division and tough trading conditions

epa03230264 Pedestrians walk past a Marks and Spencer store in London, Britain, 22 May 2012. Marks and Spencer reported a 16 per cent fall in annual profits 22 May. EPA/ANDY RAIN

What to bring on your first hike

May 20, 2016 - 8:04 PM

Looking forward to your first trail experience? Don’t forget these essentials

US retail giants feel pain as online shopping hits

May 15, 2016 - 12:55 AM

Online retail sales are surging while clothing stores are seeing slower growth as more consumers trade malls for smartphones

epa05091928 (FILE) A File picture dated 26 November 2013 of Macy's company brand sign in New York, USA. US retailer Macy's on 06 January 2016 had announced the closure of 36 of its stores, axing an estimated 4,500 jobs. EPA/PETER FOLEY

Sales slump worsens at fashion group Gap

May 11, 2016 - 9:20 PM

Key challenges include competition from fast fashion chains like H M and Uniqlo

epa02612287 United States apparel maker GAP Inc.'s new flagship store in the up-market Ginza shopping district in downtown Tokyo, Japan, 03 March, 2011. The store is part of GAP's recent move into the Asian market. The company also plans to open 11 stores this year in Hong Kong and China. EPA/EVERETT KENNEDY BROWN

Sisi kelam gemerlap dunia fashion

May 01, 2016 - 4:33 PM

Meski dunia fesyen identik dengan kesan glamor dan gemerlap ada sisi kelam yang masih tersembunyi Para buruh jahit yang mengerjakan pakaian miliaran rupiah bisa hidup di bawah garis kelayakan

Buruh perempuan yang membuat pakaian untuk merek-merek ternama dunia. Foto dari Facebook/FashionRevolution

Nikki Luna's empowering statement shirts from Human

Mar 28, 2016 - 2:28 PM

Artist Nikki Luna s shirts aren t your typical statement shirts They invite action as well as reaction

Perfect match: 6 couple-inspired gift ideas

Feb 12, 2016 - 5:16 PM

Surprise your beloved with presents fit for a pair

Jokowi: Saya mau Indonesia ada di peringkat 40 dalam kemudahan investasi

Jan 23, 2016 - 5:58 PM

Pemerintah Jokowi kini fokus untuk memangkas jumlah perizinan untuk meningkatkan kemudahan berinvestasi

Presiden Joko Widodo menginginkan Indonesia berada di peringkat ke-40 dalam kemudahan berinvestasi. Foto oleh Kementerian Perindustrian

Straightforward hosts online holiday sale

Dec 17, 2015 - 6:26 PM

The local clothing line s second annual sale offers more variety than ever before

Tools for the breastfeeding pro

Nov 17, 2015 - 7:56 PM

You’re a breastfeeding noob now but you’ll soon be a pro Here are some helpful tools

Anshu Gupta: Empowering poor communities through clothing

Sep 01, 2015 - 5:00 PM

2015 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Anshu Gupta runs Goonj a non governmental organization that sees clothing not just as a basic need but as a sustainable development resource for the poor

CLOTH AS TOOL. 2015 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Anshu Gupta believes cloth is a sustainable development resource that can be used as a tool to empower communities and preserve human dignity. Screenshot by Rappler

Shopping eco-friendly jeans with H&M Denim Re-born

Aug 30, 2015 - 10:44 AM

H M is dishing out this collection to reinforce the habit among buyers of lessening their impact on the environment

 Photo by Shadz Loresco

#PugadBaboy: Wardrobe

Aug 20, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Wardrobe punchline 2

Aug 20, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Wardrobe punchline 3

Aug 20, 2015 - 5:00 AM