“I get to transform into different versions of me”
Rising Filipino-Japanese model Rina Fukushi is coming off a year that saw her walking the runway for Louis Vuitton, Alexander Wang, and Marc Jacobs—and she just celebrated her 18th birthday. She reflects on her whirlwind year and talks about the secret to her versatility.
The disco decade of the ’70s is a huge inspiration for Spring/Summer 2017, as seen in Lurex leisure suits, lots of sequins, and glittery high shine.
The legendary stretch of Ipanema beach is the backdrop for Louis Vuitton’s Cruise collection featuring a cast of up-and-coming models showing off a masterful mix of leather and athleisure.
Art School Cool
Modern art superstars like Rothko, Klein, Mondrian, and Pollock serve as the inspiration for the season’s hottest accessories, from paint-splashed bags to color-blocked boots.
A few of the proponents behind the modern Filipino shoe industry talk about what it will take to put Marikina-made footwear back on the fashion radar.
The Twins Effect
Kate Bosworth joins forces with Margaret Zhang for Tory Burch’s latest release, the Gemini Link bag. The style draws from Burch’s own experience as a Gemini and a mother of twins and the dual nature each woman has to explore in both her work and personal lives.
Rock and Roll
If precious gemstones could be set to a soundtrack, what songs would they be? A look at some of the rocks that likely inspired these classic tunes.
Twice as Nice
Two fashion pros put their heads together to come up with a line of everyday jewelry in sterling silver, inspired by the pieces worn by the stylish women in their own families.
IWC CEO Georges Kern reveals the traditionally masculine watchmakers’ plan to start courting and cornering the female market.
Dr. Bronner’s is a brand with heart, and the family-owned company’s legacy lives on in the clean practices and policies adopted by his sons who currently run the brand.
Chanel Creative Director for Makeup and Color Lucia Pica makes her mark with a collection that revolves around a single standout shade.
The Little Brands that Could
Women looking for an alternative to big cosmetic companies could find the answer in small-batch brands with a more intimate and personalized approach to beauty.
Comfort in Affliction
J.W. Anderson continues to cement the connection between art and fashion with the unveiling of the latest Loewe Foundation Art Collection in Casa Loewe Madrid.
Michelin-starred chef Davide Oldani becomes the latest name to throw his hat into Manila’s culinary scene with the opening of Foo’d, which promises to deliver quality Italian cuisine at reasonable rates.
As the world becomes ever smaller thanks to social media, eight global cities are making a bid to add their countries to the expanding list of fashion capitals via innovative designers determined to put them on the map. Meet Outlaw, George Keburia, Hussein Bazaza, Britta Bentele, Loza Maléombho, Moto Guo, Rich Mnisi, and Seph Bagasao as they talk about their inspirations and why they think their work deserves to be seen.
“I’d like to disappear completely, please”
Meryll Soriano first made her mark as a critically acclaimed actress who was unafraid to dive into challenging roles. Lately, however, she has reinvented herself as a photographer and product designer with her own firm, Do Good Studio. She opens up about how time spent abroad has affected her creative process and why she thinks the world could use a little more compassion and altruism.