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‘Miss Saigon’ alum to mark 30 years on stage with music, dance, fashion, dinner-show

Miguel Braganza II (front, right) with “Miss Saigon” cast mates

Longtime stage artist and “Miss Saigon” alumnus Miguel Braganza II is celebrating his 30 years in dance and theater by inviting friends and the public to an evening of music, dance and fashion billed as “Salamat, Salamat, New York” on Friday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. at Sheraton La Guardia East Hotel (135-20 39th Ave., Flushing, NY).

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Events | Read More »

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Public outraged as Senators heap praises on each other

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HERE NOW, THE NEWS.  Top members of the Philippine Senate shocked their constituents this morning by being extra nice to each other and indulging in unprecedented public displays of affection.   Ordinary citizens are reacting with outrage at their lawmakers’ naked expressions of civility.   It began when Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson lavished praise on [...]

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Monique Lhuillier laces up

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Lhuillier’s jewel of a collection

A peek into Monique Lhuillier’s fall collection shows her variant interpretations of tailored and layered dresses and lacey shoes. This androgynous mix made for a stunning array when used on rich textures in colors of pewter gold, amethyst green, garnet red, reminiscent of a jewelry box.

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Events | Read More »

A ‘terno’ Ambassador in Dubai

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FILIPINO fashion designer Ezra Santos is earning kudos abroad for his terno-inspired creations. Notice the butterfly sleeves on his designs that have been featured in Middle East-based magazines.

First and foremost, one has to have a passion for something in order to succeed, says Dubai-based Ezra Santos, one of the top designers in Dubai.

Posted: October 7th, 2012 in Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Angel of the dump’ transforms lives in Philippines

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In the midst of the Philippines’ most notorious slum, British expat Jane Walker transforms lives by turning rubbish into top-end fashion items.

Posted: June 14th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Vancouver-based Filipina wins Fur-Free Fashion Competition

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Photo by AJPress

Johana Zara, a Filipina-Canadian fashion design student from The Art Institute of Vancouver emerged as the grand prize winner of the seventh annual Cool vs. Cruel Fashion Design Competition, a national design contest sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States and The Art Institutes.

Posted: May 29th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Getting the breaks in Dubai

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In this modern Middle Eastern city, fashion designer Furne One is living his dream and is proudly carrying the Philippine flag.
This Cebuano has surely made every Filipino proud with his creations being worn by A-list international stars—Heidi Klum, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, and soon, Lady Gaga.

Posted: December 31st, 2011 in Global Pinoy,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Michael Cinco does eco-couture for Tyra Banks; dresses up royals’ pets

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Michael Cinco, another Dubai-based Filipino  fashion designer, was featured twice on the popular America’s Next Top Model (ANTM) last year—as guest designer in Cycle 16 early in the year, and as finale designer in the last quarter’s Cycle 17 ANTM All-Stars. After about a decade in the Gulf, Samar-born Michael, a fine arts scholar of [...]

Posted: December 31st, 2011 in Global Pinoy,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Economic crisis literally costs Apec leaders their shirts

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The global economic crisis claimed yet another victim on Sunday—the storied tradition of normally starchy Apec leaders decked out in gaudy local dress.

Posted: November 15th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipino to join international designers’ show in New Zealand

A Filipino designer will be among this year’s participants of the International Designer’s Day hosted by New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington.

Posted: August 13th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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