Category Archives: Fashion

Miss Universe Philippines Unveils National Costume Competition Designs

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Does a dress make a woman or does a woman make a dress?

These questions are what reigning Miss Universe Philippines Gazini Ganados hopes to answer when she competes in this year’s pageant.

Ganados unveiled the two designs from which she will be choosing for her national costume at the prestigious international  beauty pageant.

In speaking with The Adobo Chronicles, Ganados said the idea is to take the designs of dresses worn by famous Filipinas and showcase them to the world, just like former Philippine First Lady showcased the terno.

The top designs for Ganados’ national costume were inspired by no less than Vice President Leni Robredo.


Kim Kardasian Undresses The Traditional Japanese Kimono

NEW YORK, New York (The Adobo Chronicles, New York Bureau ) – In order to impress, some people dress up — others dress down. Reality star Kim Kardasian-West chooses to do the latter.

West has been criticized for launching a new line pf shapewear which she is calling kimono.

Kimono is of course the Japanese attire associated with royalty, respect, dignity and cultural tradition, and it is universally recognized as a  Japanese symbol, almost like the country’s flag.

It is therefore not surprising that West’scattempt to trademark her kimono has been met with fierce opposition on either side of the Pacific Ocean.

As a protester aptly declared: Kim has undressed the kimono!

Look What Imee Marcos Found In Antonio Trillanes’ Former Senate Office

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – In an almost surreal twist of fate, Senator Imee Marcos ended up inheriting the former Senate office of Antonio Trillanes.

Marcos announced she was going to ask her Igorot friends to peform a ritual to “bless” the office and to rid the space of evil spirits.

The Adobo Chronicles  has learned that Marcos found some interesting items in Trillanes’ office as her staff started to clean,  disinfect and redecorate what would be her office office for her first Senatorial term and beyond.

Among the items found were:

  • A tennis racket
  • A used toothbrush and a hair comb
  • A pink necktie
  • A pair of red designer high heels
  • A black cocktail dress
  • A blonde-colored wig
  • A Victoria’s Secret loungerie
  • Makeup products by MAC
  • Nail polish
  • Military uniform
  • Leather whip inherited from former Comelec Chair Andy Bautista
  • A photo of former Congressman Gary Alejano