It’s a celebration of the thriving relationship between fashion and entertainment in this year’s Metro Celebrity Issue. 20 of Star Magic’s loveliest ladies don the magnificent creations of 20 of the most talented designers in the country in a special feature that pays homage to the best talent center in the Philippines.
Drama superstars and local style icons Bea Alonzo and Kim Chiu, and fast rising young actresses Kathryn Bernardo and Julia Montes grace the cover, in extravagant ball gowns by Rajo Laurel, Cary Santiago, Rhett Eala, and Pepsi Herrera, respectively.
Against an opulent backdrop inspired by the Old World, Kristine Hermosa, Maricar Reyes, Kaye Abad, Maja Salvador, Shaina Magdayao, Andi Eigenmann, Megan Young, Pokwang, Empress, Jewel Mische, Vina Morales, Jodi Sta. Maria, Melissa Ricks, Charee Pineda, and Jessy Mendiola shine in lavish pieces by Jun Escario, Ivar Aseron, Philip Rodriguez, Avel Bacudio, Amir Sali, Louis Claparols, Randy Ortiz, Dong Omaga Diaz, Martin Bautista, John Herrera, Eric delos Santos, JC Buendia, Hindy Weber-Tantoco, Ronaldo Arnaldo, and Nat Manilag. The gorgeous actresses share what they love most about fashion, their careers, and being part of Star Magic.
Metro also revisits some of the most iconic characters in Philippine film and television, and their influence on fashion: German Moreno and his colorful suit in Payaso, Eugene Domingo and her chic bob in Kimmy Dora, Eula Valdez and her different take on power dressing as Amor Powers in Pangako Sa ‘Yo, Snooky Serna and her Blusang Itim, and Gardo Versoza and his tribal look in Machete.
In a special beauty feature, the Binibining Pilipinas 2012 winners trade their crowns, heels, and gowns for a fresh and ethereal makeup look, as they open up regarding their life as beauty queens. Walk into host and model Kim Jones’ stylish closet, and find out Hollywood actress Rachel Grant’s beauty must-haves.
For some eye candy, we’ve got Pinoy Big Brother: Unlimited alum and up-and-coming actor Carlo Romero. Plus, how to wear plum, the season’s color-of-the-moment, gilded accessories you’ll love, and tips to make this season’s trends your own.
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