Piping hot news!
We're heading to the weekend with lots of excitement. But we're gonna save some of it for these thrilling bits of news from the worlds of fashion and beauty. From new releases to big surprises, here are the latest.
Michael Kors buys Versace
In a move that surprised many, Michael Kors acquired Italian fashion house Versace. The deal was priced at USD2.1 billion. Versace is the second brand Michael Kors has acquired in the past five years, with Jimmy Choo being the first in 2017 in a deal worth USD1.2 billion. Donatella Versace has maintained that she will still be involved with the brand after the acquisition, but we're curious to see what the future will bring for the brand.
There's a new Instax in town. The Square SQ20 is here and it comes with a "Motion Mode" that allows you to take videos (15 seconds max). It also has a zoom function, a first in the series. And perhaps the best part, there's a self-shot mirror attached to the side of the lens. Stay tuned for its arrival on 20 October.
CHANEL Le Rouge
Explore a pop-up dedicated to the colour red, Gabrielle Chanel's signature colour. Discover the creative process behind each product in the Le Rouge line. Head to 72-13 Mohamed Sultan Road in Singapore from 17 to October 21 to enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience.
Is the 2000s coming back? Juicy Couture delving into beauty and giving us Paris Hilton circa The Simple Life vibes definitely makes it seem like it. Are you ready for gold shimmer eye topper, shimmer lipsticks and glosses?
Check out what you may have missed earlier this week here.
It was that time of the year again when the biggest and brightest stars in the Philippine blogosphere gathered for a night of fun, glitz and glam. As has been observed for the third year in a row, the 2018 E! Bloggers Ball was filled with good music, good food and celebration. Here are just some of the highlights.
After walking the red carpet at Shangri-la The Fort's Grand Ballroom, guests were given a smorgasbord of activities to do — from a touch-up session with the event's partner, Ever Bilena Cosmetics, to the many photo booths to get their OOTNs immortalised.
The pre-show performers with Hannah Pangilinan and Janina Vela, who performed during the program
Before the ceremony started, guests were serenaded by Universal Records artists Kyle Juliano, Fern Tan, Mark Oblea, Tala, and Paolo Sandejas.
To the nines
This year's Best Dressed winners together with last year's
Left: Alex Gonzaga; Right: Yuki Tansengco
The ceremony to award the best in the digital world — who were judged based on their content, style factor and buzz online — was hosted by Nicole Andersson and Raymond Gutierrez. Awarded as Breakthrough Blogger of the Year was Aryanna Epperson. Alex Gonzaga took home the Look Who's Trending Award. The icons for different categories were also lauded. For beauty, Anna Cay took the award home. For travel, Tia Lacson was given the honour. Yuki Tansengco took home the award for the fashion category.
See more photos from the event here.