Flowers for you

Clint Holton Potestas 05/22/2018

I COULD already sense the vigor of Dexter Alazas from the otherend of our phone interaction six hours prior to sending out working women to the runway. “I practically coined the term for lack of a better…

Here comes Japan

Clint Holton Potestas 05/08/2018

WITH her two daughters, Marichu Tan could be anywhere between a pensive stare at a distance at the foot of the Eiffel Tower and a demure smile—crossed legs, a thick bouclé scarf around her neck—atop a hill…

Work of art

Clint Holton Potestas 04/24/2018

PROTACIO reveals a more personal side in a recent release of an anthology. He discovers the passion and determination that have made him the country’s most versatile fashion star. In the air is a signature shift—modernism with…

Let there be lights

Clint Holton Potestas 04/16/2018

IPERCH on a ledge at centermost of the complex in anticipation of Aegis. Relished with sporadic raindrops, the temperature in Mindanao gradually drops as time draws closer to 10 in the evening. A blowing gale tousles my…

DJ ROMEO: Mode of Thought

Clint Holton Potestas 04/14/2018

Romeo Cavalcante can blow up a gale wherever he goes. He just can’t help it. He has this Brazilian inborn ability and the Filipino romance language to—just by stepping through a door—draw a chattering crowd that whirls…

Is Aegis disbanding?

Clint Holton Potestas 03/22/2018

IS AEGIS the original hugot royalty in the Philippines? “Parang ngayon lang namin narinig yan. Basta kasi true-to-life story ang mga kanta namin. Lahat ng mga kanta namin ay totoong pinag dadaanan ng composer, the brother of…

STEPHEN SPEAKS: A sweetheart deal

Clint Holton Potestas 03/17/2018

Two regular Coke cans are visible backstage. One is on the tile floor. The other is held by Stephen Speaks, sipping the soda through its tiny opening lid every now and then. Isn’t that bad for the…

#Twofie Summer 2018

Clint Holton Potestas 03/07/2018

Fit for the modern woman—from the austere romance of minimalist fabric folding to softly sculpted shapes and reimagined suiting —Marichu Tan bares the saving grace. As the cloudless skies command for the rise of the hem, being…

Regine Alcasid-Velasquez: Master conductor

Clint Holton Potestas 02/21/2018

“NGAYON, babalik ulit kami to find a new breed of singers,” said Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez, who has been single-handedly taking a new kind of music into the future. Celebrating 30 years in show business, she is…

Facts and Figures

Clint Holton Potestas 02/20/2018

I want a woman to dress like a woman,” says Eve Navales, who is sitting at the front row of her first fashion show in 2018. The recessionary shifts of transformation may have interrupted the pragmatism for…

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