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Five Looks for the Stylish Moms in Your Life

This month, Rustan’s celebrates the individuality of every mother’s style and taste by taking a closer look into the five types of looks stylish moms.

Moms are indeed blessed with super powers. How else could they be faster than a speeding bullet, all things all at once, and the light of the home. But while all mothers are superheroes, every woman is unique.

This month, Rustan’s celebrates the individuality of every mother’s style and taste by taking a closer look into the five types of looks stylish moms:

Casual Chic from Lilly Pulitzer

The art of mixing and matching for a medley of laid-back style and sophistication. The casual chic look is for the mom looks her best may be it on a grocery run, a trip to school to pick up the kids, or me time at the salon. Check out these pieces from Lilly Pulitzer.

Functional Workwear from Ricardo Preto

As known multitaskers, their wardrobe should be versatile. Functional pieces from Ricardo Preto may just be an everyday essential. The designer is known for pieces that can go from day to night, work to cocktails, any day of the week.

Stylish Loungewear  from Josie Natori

Cozy and comfortable, staying at home doesn’t have to look nor feel too shabby with stylish civvies bearing floral prints and basic blooms that give off that sweet yet sultry vibe. Think the Spring/Summer 2018 collection from Josie Natori.

Athleisure from Josie Natori and Under Armour

For the mom who is constantly on the go, athleisure is the new casual. Keeping it sporty and simple, this is for the mom that heads off to build her strength and stamina at the gym after she finishes the heroic chores at home. Check out these pieces from Josie Natori and Under Armour.

Effortless Feminine from Lady Rustan

The go-to look for the modern woman – classic, timeless, with a dose of freshness. Pieces from Lady Rustan pays homage to the sophisticated woman as it masters the art of marrying basic functionality with elements that make fashion modern and feminine.

As an added treat this month, Murad, La Prairie, and Chanel are giving out luxurious hand massages at their counters. At O.P.I. and Deborah Lippman on May 12 and 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., bring your mini-me and come out with freshly polished tips.

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Claudia Bezza-Yeung’s Santorini Cruise Collection Seaside Debut

By Kingsley Medalla

The Santorini Cruise Collection launch, Claudia Bezza-Yeung’s fifth, held last May in Kandaya Resort in Daanbantayan, was inspired by the Greek island of Santorini. Claudia’s designs exude sophistication, and a touch of Mediterranean charm. The collection features flowing maxi dresses in vibrant colors that mirror the azure waters of the Aegean Sea, lightweight fabrics that effortlessly sway with the ocean breeze, and intricate design that adds a touch of opulence to each piece.

The collection itself is a celebration of summer: mini dresses with headbands and tote bags evoke images of strolls along whitewashed streets. Each piece is carefully crafted to capture the essence of Santorini’s charm.

The color palette of soft pastels like pale blues and pinks, are juxtaposed with bold pops of color, like romantic pinks and vibrant yellows. This combination creates a visually striking contrast that adds depth and interest to each look.

Kandaya Resort, with its breathtaking sunsets and white sand beaches, provides the perfect backdrop for the 55-pieces of beach wear.

“The collection, as with all our pieces, is made from discarded fabric that we source from China and Dubai,” shares designer Claudia Bezza Yeung. “The fabrics for this collection were acquired at different times and were kept in storage since the pandemic, and it was only recently that they all came together with this vision: Santorini! ”

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, this fashion show also serves as an opportunity to showcase Bezza’s talent on an international stage. By collaborating with local artisans and incorporating traditional techniques into her designs, this former model-turned-designer pays homage to Santorini’s rich cultural heritage.

Claudia learned sewing skills from her mother, starting early by dressing up her dolls with fabric scraps. “When I was working and traveling all over the world, I had to decide to carry fewer clothes in my luggage, so I would recycle clothes and customize the ones I already had so they would look different every time.” Soon, she began selling her creations to fellow models.

“I do not sketch. I find it better to manipulate fabrics directly on the body,” Claudia shares. “I sew and drape directly on my body most of the time, and that’s when I get ideas on transforming the dress.

The Santorini Cruise Collection Launch, a Fashion Show on the Beach is not just another runway event but an immersive experience that celebrates both style and culture. Its idyllic setting and stunning designs leave an indelible mark on all fortunate enough to witness it firsthand.

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The First Philippine Terno Gala at the Waterfront

On March 10, 2023, important guests and personalities entered the halls of Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino to attend the first Philippine Terno Gala in Cebu brought to you by Cary Santiago.

Photo by Mark Philip Dales

The Philippine Terno Gala’s fashion show showcased couture pieces by world class Filipino designers: Rajo Laurel, Mark Bumgarner, Philip Rodriguez, and Cary Santiago.

The event started with Philip Rodriguez’ daring designs that left the crowd with the need to see more.

Photo by ES Photography

Followed by Rajo Laurel’s contemporary pieces, keeping the ongoing gasps and cheers by the crowd alive to fill the ballroom’s ambiance.

Photo by ES Photography

Next to grace the crowd is Mark Bumgarner’s elegant designs had everyone raising their cameras to capture the admirable pieces.

Photo by ES Photography

To end the fashion show, Cary Santiago left a statement as the runway welcomed stunning designs leaving the crowd in awe.

Photo by Mark Philip Dales

As a surprise to the guests, special rewards were given to the crowd stoppers of the night with special thanks to Dia Gold and Jun Villanel.

Photo by Mark Philip Dales

Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino proved once more that they are the premier venue choice for grand events. Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino will see you all in their upcoming events as a part of their year-long celebration of its 25th anniversary.

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CEBU KALEIDO: A Night of Fashion and Celebration at Crimson Mactan Resort and Spa

Miranda Konstatinidou’s beautiful beach wear and jewellery worn by her guests at an intimate beach party at Crimson Resort in Mactan. Konplott is Miranda’s luxury fashion accessory brand sold in Europe, worn by fashion icons and celebrities (no, it’s not sold locally) while her exclusive beach wear in silk are fabric designed by her, are also sold in high end resorts around the world. Meanwhile, Crimson Resort in Mactan will officially close temporarily for a makeover as most of their beachfront villas were damaged heavily by last December.s super typhoon Odette. Here’s to a great reopening of Crimson in a few months. (photography by Steffen Billhardt)

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