PEP YEAR ENDER 2016: Top 10 fashion trends in showbiz

by Nikko Tuazon
Dec 4, 2016
Some of the country's top celebrity trendsetters this 2016 are Dominique Cojuangco, Kathryn Bernardo, Maine Mendoza, Nadine Lustre, and Liza Soberano.
PHOTO/S: Nikko Tuazon

That history repeats itself holds true even in the world of fashion. 

Notice the major comebacks from the 1990s that define the 2016 style scene. 

Here are the highlights of the styles the stood out in the local fashion scene.

1. Off-the-shoulder 

From blouses to dresses to gowns, its versatility had made it an on-and-off trend since the 1800s, according to

Among the celebrity fashionistas, Kim Jones, Mari Jasmine, Solenn Heussaff, and Lovi Poe rock in these clavicle-baring tops.

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2. Sukajan Jackets

This year, jackets have become all the rage, but a lot of celebs have caught the Sukajan fever.

These bomber jackets in silk are basically standard American Letterman with the added fillip of embroidered Japanese motifs.

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3. Patched Jackets

Celebs going for edgier and funkier designs reintroduce the patches that were “in” in the 1990s.

4. Oversized Jackets

Goodbye, tight-fitting garments.

Vice Ganda, Liz Uy, Dominique Cojuangco, and Sandara Park have mastered the art of shrinking themselves inside their oversized jackets, letting them fall where they may as Taraji P. Henson did at the 2016 American Music Awards.

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5. Slip dresses

Also a revival from the ‘90s, they are worn over plain shirts for a stylish everyday wear.

Kaila Estrada and Laureen Uy have been spotted dressed in this fashion while taking a stroll.

Arci Munoz and Lovi Poe show the cool and casual OOTD works just as well in dressy events such as a premiere night.

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6. Chokers

The faux tattoo choker from the mid-1990s gets an upgrade in 2016.  

Angel Locsin, Sarah Lahbati, Rhian Ramos, Max Collins, and Dominique Cojuangco are fans of this accessory that now comes in black ribbon-style, metallic, sparkling ones. There are even shoe-lace chokers!

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7. Anything with Pokemon design

Last August, the highly anticipated smartphone app Pokemon Go was finally released in the Philippines a month after it was released in the U.S.

Fashion had caught up with the craze.

Fashionphiles and self-proclaimed Pokemon fans dress up themselves in anything that has Pokemon motif—from shirts, embroidered jackets to onesies.

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Maine Mendoza and Vice Ganda have joined in the fun.

8. Destroyed, busted-knee jeans

Ripped jeans have gotten even more distressed.

Kapamilya stars Kathryn Bernardo and Liza Soberano look grungy in their ripped jeans, while Arci Munoz and Vice Ganda look grungier in pairs with bigger holes.

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9. Statement bags

Old bags are overhauled and, voila, they spruce up outfits

See sisters Laureen and Liz Uy, Kaila Estrada, and Arci Munoz pull it off.

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10. Trench vests

Because it is silly to wear a trench coat in our weather, this style staple has been made over with a sleeveless version.

It makes for chic layered look.

Liza Soberano, Laureen Uy, Georgina Wilson, and Max Collins has them in their closets. You might want to get one!

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Some of the country's top celebrity trendsetters this 2016 are Dominique Cojuangco, Kathryn Bernardo, Maine Mendoza, Nadine Lustre, and Liza Soberano.
PHOTO/S: Nikko Tuazon
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