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Rappler's latest stories on couture


Balenciaga confirms departure of designer Alexander Wang

Jul 31, 2015 - 11:21 PM

Alexander Wang will show his final collection for Spring Summer 2016 womenswear on 2 October 2015 in Paris says the French couture house

IN PHOTOS: Nicky Hilton marries James Rothschild in London

Jul 11, 2015 - 11:58 AM

Nicky and James tie the knot in Kensington Palace

Canada seeks to beef up security after attacks

Oct 25, 2014 - 2:09 PM

PM Harper: Our laws and police powers need to be strengthened in the area of surveillance detention and arrest

ON ALERT. Police stand guard at the main gates of the Parliament Building in Ottawa, Canada, 24 October 2014. Cole Burston/EPA

Canada faces jihadist threat after home-grown attacks

Oct 24, 2014 - 8:42 AM

Two young Canadian men who launched deadly attacks in their own homeland were extremists tempted by war in Syria but police find no evidence of a wider plot

Flowers and wreaths are left in memorial of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo of the Canadian Army Reserves, who was killed yesterday while standing guard in front of the National War Memorial by a lone gunman, on October 23, 2014 in Ottawa, Canada. Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

Canada raises 'terrorism' alert after soldier killed

Oct 22, 2014 - 11:40 AM

The alert level was raised from low to medium after authorities said a man they believed to be radicalized struck two officers with his car Monday

Ariel AID Couture: Shop for a cause

Aug 04, 2014 - 10:30 AM

Pre loved clothing from celebrities donors were up for sale to raise funds for the Philippine Red Cross

A collection is born: Tadashi Shoji Fall-Winter 2013

Nov 14, 2013 - 1:29 AM

Japanese designer Tadashi Shoji showcases the journey from inspiration to runway

NOT A SIMPLE PROCESS. A collection tells a story or pays homage to a moment in history. All photos courtesy of Rustan's

Fashion, shape in black and white

Nov 09, 2013 - 12:31 PM

Fashion s just right in black and white

SIMPLICITY. Less is more. Photography by Paco Guerrero

Life and Style wRap: Haute couture hiking, luxury baths

Aug 17, 2013 - 2:48 PM

Traditional clothes make a comeback in Austria Bloomberg commissions luxurious tub

TRADITIONAL IS IN. Transforming the fuddy-duddy

IN PHOTOS: #SONA2013 red carpet

Jul 24, 2013 - 4:17 AM

Here are our picks of the most unforgettable outfits on the red carpet in SONA2013

REP LUCY TORRES-GOMEZ of 4th District Leyte in Randy Ortiz

HIGHLIGHTS: #SONA2013 red carpet

Jul 22, 2013 - 10:55 AM

Who is wearing the best and worst outfit on the SONA 2013 red carpet? You be the judge

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

The future of fashion is organic

May 18, 2013 - 10:07 AM

If everyone will just realize that although technology is taking over the world going back to basics will make the world a better place

SPACED OUT. Black leotard with silver graphic details by Kermit Tesoro, black blouse with ruffles made of banana fiber by Dita Sandico-Ong, black oval onyx  earrings by AC+632, transparent cobalt cocktail ring by Studio Bohemia, pearl clutch at Bowery.

VIDEO: Jennifer Lawrence for Dior Handbags

Mar 01, 2013 - 6:38 PM

Behind the scenes video featuring the actress goes viral

FACE OF FASHION. Jennifer Lawrence in a still from the Dior Handbags behind the scenes video. Screen grab from YouTube (Dior)

PHOTOS: Metrowear Fantasy

Nov 28, 2012 - 3:34 PM

Holiday meets fantasy in the fashion show of today s new wave designers

LACE AND SNOWFLAKES. Vanessa Andres for Joel Escober at Metrowear Fantasy. All photos by Edric Chen

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

When accessories reign

Oct 26, 2012 - 7:10 AM

Shoe and bag lovers get a kick out of Philippine Fashion Week day 3

THE RIGHT SHOES AND bag bring out the best in your outfit, so don't take them for granted

Sweet, sexy things

Oct 26, 2012 - 6:27 AM

Here s how to have a sophisticated and stylish summer

JASMINE MAIERHOFER IN A sexy swimwear by Gerry Katigbak. All photos by Edric Chen

It's raining men

Oct 26, 2012 - 5:50 AM

The storm outside the venue of Philippine Fashion Week had its equivalent of men in fashion right inside

FAB FIVE: RANDY ORTIZ, Frederick Peralta, Rhett Eala, Ivarluski Aseron and Louis Claparols. Not in the photo are Rajo Laurel and Raoul Ramirez. All photos by Edric Chen

Technology translates to fashion

Oct 26, 2012 - 5:25 AM

5 young designers showcase a parade of color print and fearless texture and skin in their show for Sony

DAX BAYANI WITH HIS fashion interpretation of summer and technology combined. The result? Colorful, edgy and carefree. All photos by Edric Chen

Ezra Santos defines love

Oct 24, 2012 - 11:16 PM

What if you can wear Gaudi? The Dubai based designer shows us how


Albert Andrada's breezy 'art'

Oct 24, 2012 - 9:40 PM

Cool clean and light — that s what the designer s vision of summer fashion is all about

ALBERT ANDRADA's AURA AND summer are both light in Philippine Fashion Week Summer 2013. All photos by Edric Chen

[Fashion ed] The Alpha woman

Sep 29, 2012 - 5:06 PM

Today s woman is strong and is in total control of her life her style

THE ALPHA WOMAN KNOWS the kind of lifestyle she wants, including the place where she wants to live. Gown and faux fur coat by ERIC DE LOS SANTOS.

Religioso: Fashion is their religion

Sep 27, 2012 - 4:32 PM

Attention to details Complete customer service Free alteration Made to measure truly bespoke These words define the fashion haven that is Religioso

RELIGIOSO OFFERS A WIDE array of fashion selections, from clothes to accessories to footwear. Their selling point? Their pieces are almost always one of each kind.

MYTH: The best of all worlds

Sep 27, 2012 - 7:17 AM

This hub of style synergy also serves as a window for Filipino fashion to other parts of the world

FASHION FRESH FROM THE runway is a rack away at Myth

Charina Sarte: Color. Print. Flow.

Sep 19, 2012 - 7:57 PM

Our second designer profile is about a young woman who has a penchant for color but and a flair for making any woman look good

BRIGHT COLORS WELCOME YOU to Charina Sarte's world

JC Buendia's 25 years of elegance

Sep 01, 2012 - 12:25 AM

Known for his attention to detail Buendia is considered one of the most in demand designers of his time

DESIGNER JC BUENDIA celebrated his silver jubilee in the fashion industry on August 27, Monday, at the Marriott Hotel

Wanna see a triple-‘Ex’ film?

Aug 19, 2012 - 12:54 PM

‘The Expendables 2’ is explosive excessive and we Pinoys might say ‘exagg’

ARMED AND LUDICROUS. (From left) Yu Nan, Terry Crews, Sylvester Stallone, Randy Couture and Dolph Lundgren. All photos by Frank Masi/Lionsgate

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)

Katy Perry wears Filipino designer

Jun 21, 2012 - 8:12 AM

Another Filipino designer is making waves in Hollywood

CRAFTSMANSHIP, UNDENIABLY FILIPINO. Katy Perry wears the designs of Filipino Furne One, under his brand Amato Couture. Screen grab from YouTube