I was still 17 and trying to figure my life in the United States when I realized my love for fashion was too tremendous to just be contained within Instagram panels. Gloomy and gray, just […]
Bienvenue Chez Lumanpauw!
Our family had been looking to welcome our closest friends and relatives to our new home for quite a while and we finally decided that my mom’s birthday would be a perfect event to tie […]
If People Are Going to Stare, Make It Worth Their While
Being noticed seems to be the ultimate goal for many who are looking to slay the imaginative costume contest in any given events that they deem to be the “Oscars” of their league. We get […]
Oscars 2018: What’s In at The Moment
It is that time of the year where under the blinding sun of Southern California stars have to dress to the nines, apply hair products and cakey foundation to compete an unofficial fashion competition on […]
Trend Is Not Trendy, Being Expressive Is
Louboutins are pretty much in the tomb as Sex and The City 3 officially launched on Kim Cattrall’s Instagram — for your record, we have been living in a virtual simulation where Carrie and Samantha […]
John Varvatos: Rock Is Not Dead, Neither Are the Jonas Brothers
With the pop prince charisma that Nick Jonas had blossomed into from those paradoxical musical role-play moments we saw in the Disney channel, it is almost with a non-consensus agreement to say that the youngest […]
Chromat: Not Your Typical Swimwear!
In the era where women face tough challenges to maintain their status as equal and keep their womanly rights secure, being able to show that we are not afraid to display our body as we […]
Audacious Print and Girly Dresses
Under the bright light of feminism, women often face the pressure to forego their feminine image to fit into the idea of cool-to-be-tomboy. Menswear worn by women is more on-the-surface than ever with its ever-growing […]
Yes, We Need More Guys Wearing See-Throughs
In every season of women’s pret-a-porter fashion week, the regulars are well-fed with an overwhelming amount of so called “naked dress,” from all walks of fabric — lace to chiffon to net to crystal embroidered […]
Ever Thine. Ever Mine. Ever Ours.
Before New York, I set an unadjustable bar to a wedding gown; it should be nothing less than an overcommitted tulle buried in hyperbolized crystals. Well, in the land of Manhattan, the journey of finding […]
Jonathan Simkhai: The Beauty of Contemporary Fashion
As a person whose fashion week schedule never misses on being back to back, the days of experiencing fashion comma due to exorbitant crystals or my feet being swept by the overmuch tulles are long […]
N.Hoolywood: Muted Colors and Monumental Art
When it comes to sharp tailoring and unapologetic muted colors, no house has ever come close to this Asian-based streetwear. On Spring/Summer 2018, the worshipers of the no-color cult were rejuvenated with a new sermon; […]