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…

Long distance, love affair

Clint Holton Potestas 02/14/2018

“We’re lady boys.” More than her command of literature, humor is Johanna Michelle Lim’s choice of weapon. Her book—“What Distance Tells Us: Travel Essays About the Philippines,” published by Bathalad, launching on Feb. 23 —narrates first-hand experiences…

When did chic get so cool?

Clint Holton Potestas 02/07/2018

The numbers can tell. Ah, 20. It’s the age of prime. Ever power hungry—for the force is among us. From gladiator gowns to daredevil suits, the eight fashion designers’ best looks pack a punch in the last…

Medyo Maldito and I

Clint Holton Potestas 01/24/2018

Ask— “Are you really single?” Based on the frequency of selfies requested by the ladies who have interrupted us on our way to Plaza Independencia, Medyo Maldito is the Piolo Pascual of his league. They giggle in…

Party people

Clint Holton Potestas 01/23/2018

Are sewing machines still relevant to Cary Santiago? Synergized by both the rise of the hem to a high slit and the drop of the neck to a décolletage—the science of lines, hereunto—he’s a master of precision…

Kapuso artists of one heart

Clint Holton Potestas 01/23/2018

  LESSON learned: Never leave the show even if Regine Velasquez has already bid you goodbye and good night.   A stickler for surprises herself, she always saves the best for last. Fortunate were those who returned…

Design and devotion

Clint Holton Potestas 01/16/2018

FOR the last seven days, he has not slept for over five hours. With three wedding dresses to accomplish, Izhar Pepito also has to grace the nightly practices of two contingents. One is for Barangay Guadalupe as…

Fire in the belly

Clint Holton Potestas 01/13/2018

Patrick Laude the most handsome? On a hot Thursday afternoon, 20 minutes ahead of schedule, he pulls over the car at the corner on Kaohsiung Road. He takes the flight of stairs to our editorial office in…

Her heart’s art

Clint Holton Potestas 01/09/2018

THIS is feel-good chic. Yvonne Quisumbing, an artist who can cross over between visual painting and fashion designing, comes bearing gifts. The clothes this month is a panoply of delight — lashing of sparkles, beads, and rich…

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