Tag Archives: designer

July 15, 2016

On Display: The Pearl of the Orient by Clifford Espinosa


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Start with this thought: The task of leading a diverse people, scattered over 7,000 more than islands, now rests on the shoulders of our newly sworn-in officials. The burden of nation-building, however, rests on all Filipinos. This is why now more than ever, unity and love for country is paramount. It’s deep food for thought, Continue Reading


June 29, 2016

Designed for success: Filipinos in Fashion


And so, the Filipino does it again. And this time, it’s on the runways of Paris. Dubai-based Filipino designer Michael Cinco is the first ever Filipino in the 40-plus-year history of Paris Fashion Week to be cordially invited to showcase his collection at the most vogue event of the year. And Cinco wasn’t only invited Continue Reading


June 13, 2016

Men Who Matter #5: Ito Curata


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Men Who Matter #5: Ito Curata He has made a name for dressing Manila’s – and even Hollywood’s – finest to the nines, but the most real luxury in his life remains ti be the family and friends who shower him with love. “Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness,” Ito Continue Reading


April 10, 2016

Roger Dubuis Black Velvet Trilogy Watches World Premier

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2016 may be the Year of the Monkey, but Roger Dubuis has stepped in and made this additional proclamation: 2016 is the Year of the Diva, as this year marks the introduction of five new gorgeous watches in the world premiere of his Black Velvet trilogy. As a Swiss watchmaker, Roger has placed heavy emphasis Continue Reading


March 11, 2016

If the Shoe Fits



Shoe lovers had the opportunity to discover first-hand the shoemaking process for Italian luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo’s signature design, the Varina. A master craftsman was flown in from Florence, Italy for an exclusive showcase, The Art of Shoemaking. The shoemaking demonstration kicked off with a private cocktail event at Rustan’s Shangri-La. A public showcase was Continue Reading