Looks We Loved At The 2017 Manila Fashion Fest | Clozette
If there's an event the brings the language of prints, cuts, and fabrics to life, it's a runway show. And this year's Manila Fashion Festival spoke volumes of the creativity and craftsmanship of Filipino designers both seasoned and upcoming. From themes that arched on love, heartbreak, overcoming inner demons, and simply celebrating the art that is fashion designing, keep scrolling to find out which looks and collections made it to the top of our list of favourites.

Anthony Ramirez



Falling deep into romance as inspired by la vie Parisienne, this collection caught our eyes with its flow-y fabrics and muted shades. 

Philips x Brit Tripudio



Bright, bold, and adventurous, this collaboration between Brit Tripudio and electronics brand Philips brought the edge to the runway that's long been seen in international catwalks but has been kept fresh and captivating by adding an Asianised flair. 

Arin




As much as we love minimalism, the combination of modern cuts and pieces as accentuated by traditional prints and patterns in this collection left us breathless.


Martin Bautista




This collection said goodbye to conventional cuts and proved that the catwalk is the place for innovation. The palette used for the pieces extend to an extreme range, switching from bold to neon to pastel, as balanced out by intricate details and designs. 



Philips x Jaz Cerezo




Chic and minimalistic pieces with inspired patterns that accentuate the shape of the fabric, this collection exudes versatility and overall class that truly captured our attention. 

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Last night, in conjunction with their fifth anniversary, e-commerce website ZALORA Singapore gathered the most stylish people in Singapore for an event filled with fashion and fun. To continue their efforts in recognising the movers and shakers of the industry and push forth the Asian fashion scene, the evening was a celebration of style in every sense.


Ahead, we loop you in on the exciting things that happened.


Style to the max



All winners & judges


It goes without saying that the night was focused on style, and people who have made huge marks in the community through their unique styles were lauded. Lenne Chai was named Fashion Game-Changer of the Year; Randolph Tan was dubbed Stylist of the Year; Goh Ling Ling was hailed Young Designer of the Year; Andee Chua was given the award for Style Star of the Year; and our very own Clozette Ambassador Cinddie Teo was named Female Star Style of the Year.


The awardees were chosen by an esteemed panel of judges which included Fashion Programme Leader and Lecturer at LASALLE College of the Arts, Ginette Chittick; international model, Sofia Wakayabashi; Managing Editor of Augustman, Darren Ho; singer-actor Nat Ho; and Head of Private Labels for ZALORA, Rayne Reed.


Creme de la creme



Dark noir rock ‘n roll duo TOMGIRL


Aside from the stylistas who won, the event was also filled with stars. In attendance were fashion designer Wykidd Song, former Miss Universe Singapore Cheryl Chou, Valerie Lim and Rathi Menon; model Muzakkir Hallif; and fashion show producer Daniel Boey. Also present during the event was dark noir rock ‘n roll duo TOMGIRL, who gave a special musical performance.

ZALORA Icons



Daniel Boey, Denise Keller & friends


That's not all! The evening also saw the launch of a new original video series titled #ZALORAICONS, where the judges of the ZALORA Style Awards share their favourite fashion tips and creative inspirations. 


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The week is coming to a close, but we couldn’t let it go without giving you one of the biggest surprises we have in store for you this year — your new Clozette! How do you like our new look? We hope you love the sleekness as much as we do. With that said, before I give you this week’s dose of news from the worlds of fashion and beauty, read more about our latest facelift and what you can expect from the new site here.


Once you’re done with that, let’s recap the week together.


Bienvenue a Coco Cafe Singapore




Imagine enjoying making swatches of and testing out wonderful beauty products in a cafe-themed location? Well, you won’t need to imagine much longer. Coco Cafe is coming to Singapore, and you can experience it from April 8 to 16 at the Visual Arts Center Dhoby Ghaut Green.


An inter-Vogue union


US Vogue editor Anna Wintour’s daughter is engaged to the late Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani's son. Yup, we can already imagine how stylish their wedding will be.

Kat von D calls out Makeup Revolution




We all love finding a cheaper version of our favourite high-end or luxury beauty products. But Kat von D, who has her own cosmetics line, is not so sure of how she feels about another brand having products that are so similar to hers. Watch as she shows the process she goes through in creating her own line, and tell us what you think about makeup dupes.


#SheUnites




YouTube superstar NikkieTutorials and Meitu have collaborated on a project that would like to strengthen the call for the end of makeup shaming. We give a resounding yes to this! We say no to makeup and bare face shaming.



The Beautiscoop



Do you feel bad about not being able to completely finish bottles of your liquid beauty products? Well, you don’t have to anymore. This nifty little tool might just be what you need to make sure you get every single drop of your favourite product.


Squeaky Clean Sneakers



(Photo from: Holystic Facebook)

Say goodbye to dirty sneakers! Your sole-mates’ saviour is here. Holystic, Singapore’s first sneaker laundry shop, is now open to help clean your favourites at Wheelock Place.



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