Living in a tropical country makes our fashion decisions ten times more difficult. It’s always a balance of keeping in style and literally staying cool. An obvious solution would be to wear shorts. However, not all women are comfortable with showing off their legs or maybe the occasion wouldn’t allow it. Here are six breezy […]
Summer vacation isn’t just all about the sandy beaches. More often than not, people also opt to go hiking up mountains. They would attest it’s cooler once you reach the peak—it makes for a great photo too—or they do it for the adrenaline rush. “Soul-searching” can also be a plausible reason, at least according to Angelica […]
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What does it feel like when you are able to see and touch the clothes but can’t purchase them just yet? Well, whatever it is, I felt it last Wednesday during the preview of Uniqlo’s newest UT section at SM Megamall—their biggest store yet. And the merch that I can’t purchase is KAWS’ second collaboration with the […]
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The woman who helped launched Cos and formerly the creative head at GAP was just named as Uniqlo’s newest creative director. Meet: Rebekka Bay, the woman who might just cash us out at every Unqilo till. How will her entry help out the fast fashion brand? In the past, Rebekka enhanced the styles and aesthetics […]
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JW Anderson, current creative director of Loewe and his own namesake designer brand, is the latest designer that Japanese retail clothing brand Uniqlo will be partnering up with. According to Refinery29, the British designer will create a capsule collection under Uniqlo’s LifeWear line for fall ’17. In a press release, Uniqlo looks forward to how […]
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We here at Preen often go for that editor-approved look whatever the season, especially if it comes at just the right price. That’s why we’re excited over the third collection of former model and Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld for Uniqlo. Coming to stores and online this Oct. 27, the collection boasts of more than […]
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The wedding bells are getting stronger and stronger as Isabelle Daza and Adrien Semblat are getting married this Saturday. Of course, the entourage is already in dreamy Italy, soaking up the sun and taking a vacay before the big day. If in Bali, where Isabelle had her #Bellechorette, we focused on the bride’s travel picks, […]
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Growing up, Lea Salonga already captivated my fascination. Here’s a talented woman who made a name and a career abroad with her passion. A 1991 Tony Award didn’t hurt and being two Disney Princesses was definitely why she’s the best throughout my young female existence. Fast-forward to today and Lea’s past the need of personal branding, […]
Every week, Preen tackles motherhood sans the rose-tinted glasses. Our columnists L. Juliano, Marla Darwin, Monica Eleazar-Manzano, and Rossana Unson tell their personal experiences like it is—at times frustrating, oftentimes confusing, but always enlightening. Breastfeeding was a real struggle for me—a first-time mom with a supply that was close to nil. Thank heavens for friends who donated their milk generously […]
If you’re wondering where Nikki Gil is, she’s right where she wants to be. “I recently launched my own blog where I share my travel, beauty, and life advice. Basically, all the things I wanted to do but couldn’t while I was in showbiz.” Why this and why such a big endeavor just right after […]
There are rumors that former Lanvin creative director Alber Elbaz may be moving to Uniqlo. Sources tell WWD that Alber is in talks with Fast Retailing LTD., Uniqlo’s parent brand. However, Fast Retailing’s spokesperson declined to comment on the rumors. If Alber does move to Uniqlo, it’ll be a huge change to switch from creating […]
We all know Japanese brand Uniqlo as a mainstay for colorful basics. And with the appointment of French designer and former Hermès creative director Christophe Lemaire as artistic director, we can expect a few changes to happen. But why exactly did Christophe accept the offer to be artistic director? Christophe first worked with Uniqlo for […]
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If you’re the type of person who’s always excited for Casual Fridays, then you better listen up. Paris-based designer Olympia Le-Tan has collaborated with retail brand Uniqlo in creating limited-edition T-shirts. They all come in nine unique designs that are reminiscent of Olympia’s quirky fashion history like her fall 2014 collection inspired by a deck […]
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This January, it’s all about welcoming everything new with a bang. Preen is looking at the changing tides and how they sweep over us to reveal better stories and bigger adventures. We’re here to propose a new form of wardrobe detox: the five-piece French wardrobe. In line with the annoying mentality that all things French are […]
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In a world full of high-heeled, high-maintenance glamazons, here exists visual artist Nice Buenaventura looking all nonchalantly cool as she welcomes us into her two-storey home in an all-white outfit and a pair of Birkenstocks. A self-confessed minimalist, the 31-year-old finds her “less is more” disposition apparent not only in her work and around the […]
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Tops are easy to find and to style. But when it comes to bottoms, be it a pair of pants or a skirt, you have to find one with the right fit or length. Something too long might not complement your height while something too short will mean that you can’t move around freely. Most […]
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Another year, another set of new trends coming in. As we welcome the new year ahead, we look back at 2015’s high and lows in fashion. Which trends do we take with us to the next year and which should we retire immediately? With 2016 around the corner, we round up this year’s biggest fashion trends: the best, the worst, the ones we proudly #ootd-ed, and […]
This coming long weekend, whether you’re hitting up Baler or La Union up north or Siargao, easy dressing shouldn’t be compromised. Book that beach trip soon because all the usual resorts are filling up quickly. That’s right—the holidays may be upon us, but sand bums are celebrating for a different reason: Come October or November, […]
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In the US alone, the trillion-dollar fashion industry dumps 12 million tons of textiles and footwear into landfills per year, making clothing producers the second-largest contributor of waste next to Big Oil. To address the disturbing statistics, retailers are pursuing greener methods of production and distribution. But being “eco-friendly” can mean many different things. From using organic materials, to upcycling old garments, to transporting products by […]
It is the start of the “Ber” months already, and the first few glimpses of the retail brands’ fall/winter collections are starting to roll out in stores. Up on their window displays and beside the lust-worthy outfits on the mannequins are the campaigns and look books where models are wearing the brand from head-to-toe. The question, most of the time, is not just if […]