PEP YEARENDER 2017: Showbiz's best fashion moments in 2017

by Nikko Tuazon
Dec 24, 2017
(L-R) Liza Soberano in Dior at Star Magic Ball 2017; Pia Wurtzbach in Michael Cinco for her final walk as Miss Universe; and Maine Mendoza in Marc Jacobs on the cover of Preview's December 2017 issue. Which one's your favorite celebrity fashion moment this year?

The year 2017 was definitely filled with glitz and glam, especially on the entertainment scene.

Here's our list of the most stylish celebrities and their best fashion moments.


Pia had a lot of amazing fashion moments in 2017, but one of her most memorable was her final walk as Miss Universe 2015 last January, when she wore a royal blue Michael Cinco ball gown.

The Swarovski-filled couture gown was part of Cinco's The Impalpable Dream of the Maharaja: The Lapiz Lazuli Collection, which debuted at the ARAB Fashion Week Fall 2017 last May.

She was styled by Miss Universe Organization's resident stylist Marquis Bias.

The Gandarah N’ Gwapito: The Revengers actress also made headlines when she surprised everyone with a shorter hairstyle.

Pia debuted a bob cut during the Star Magic Ball 2017 held last September 30 at the Shangri-la Hotel in Makati City.

The former Miss Universe titleholder also owned the ''hubadera'' red-carpet look with her fully-embellished bespoke Ezra Santos gown at the ball.

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Pia was styled by StyLIZed Studio for this event.


ABS-CBN actress Kathryn Bernardo is currently the only celebrity who has made it to the cover of YES! Magazine's annual list of 100 Most Beautiful Stars twice.

The 21-year-old Star Magic talent was a sight to behold during the launch of the magazine's special issue last July 11, at Luxent Hotel in Quezon City.

Kathryn went for 1920s glam in her fringed Rob Ortega gown.

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Another fan favorite look was her Swarovski crystals-filled Star Magic Ball 2017 ball gown.

In an interview with (Philippine Entertainment Portal), Kathryn mentioned that the gown was a collaboration with the designer, Patricia Santos, and her fans.

She was styled by Kimi and Boop Yap. Meanwhile, her glam team included Chris Rodil and Justine Claudia for hair and makeup, respectively.


As she did last year, Liza Soberano again made heads turn at the Star Magic Ball. In the 2017 edition of the annual event, Liza came in a two-piece constellation dress from Christian Dior's Spring 2017 collection.

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The Kapamilya actress also wore a pair of YSL heels and an Alexander McQueen clutch bag.

Michey See did her a barely-there makeup, while Brent Sales rolled up her hair in a messy bun for an effortless red-carpet look.

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Liza's two-piece Rob Ortega ensemble also made headlines not just here, but also abroad—in, no less.

Jannelle Okwondu, the website's senior fashion news writer, described Liza's over-all style as "a carefully curated wardrobe that is a mix of tomboy and cool girl."

Both looks were styled by her go-to stylist Perry Tabora.

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It's Showtime host Anne Curtis-Smith looked chic in an Ophelie dress from Vera Wang's Bride Fall 2018 collection.

The 32-year-old actress-host wore the gown during her pre-wedding welcome party last November 11, in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Anne is said to be the first one in the whole world to wear the amazing dress.

In an interview with, celebrity stylist Liz Uy revealed that she helped Anne pick up the dress in Los Angeles, California.

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For a fashion ball held last June 12, Anne wore a custom Mark Bumgarner dress, which was part of the designer's resort 2018 collection.

Robbie Pinera and Raymond Santiago did her hair and makeup for both events.

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Eat Bulaga host Maine Mendoza ended the year with a bang.

The 22-year-old host/actress wore a piece from Marc Jacobs' Fall 2017 collection on the cover of Preview magazine's December 2017 issue.

The American fashion designer also uploaded the magazine's cover photo on his official Twitter account last December 3.

Maine was styled by Preview's fashion director Daryl Chang.

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From glam to a more casual OOTD, Maine slayed the denim-on-denim look during her birthday celebration at the Manila Hotel last April.

Maine wore a cropped top and jeans designed by Carl Jan Cruz. She was styled by Steven Coralde of StyLIZed Studio for this event.

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GMA-7 actress Janine Gutierrez also figured prominently on our fashion radar this 2017.

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The Sherlock Jr actress usually teams up with celebrity stylist Melville Sy of Qurator Studio for her-red carpet events.

One of her standout OOTDs was her Emilio Pucci column gown, which she wore to the Star Magic Ball 2017 last September 30.

Janine was the date of Kapamilya actor Rayver Cruz for the ball.

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Janine also graced the #LVTimeCapsule event at Orchard Square in Singapore in head-to-toe Louis Vuitton last October.

The shift dress with lace details was designed by Nicolas Ghesquière for Louis Vuitton's Fall Ready-To-Wear collection.

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Marian Rivera cannot go wrong on anything Michael Cinco.

The Kapuso actress donned the designer's "floral print, floor-sweeping Pia Crossed Back Gown" from his Ready-To-Wear collection with Coutourissimo.

Marian wore the gown to the press conference of her Kapuso primetime series Super Ma'am last September 11.

She was styled by Melville Sy and Maita Bello of Qurator Studio for the event.

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This year, Marian also teamed up with upcoming designer Yong Davalos.

The Kapuso actress has been wearing the designer's bespoke creations to her comedy-variety show Sunday PinaSaya.

This dainty rose-print, white cocktail dress was one of them.

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Kim Jones set the bar high for travel OOTDs.

The 30-year-old digital creative had been going around the world in style this past year.

Last March, Kim donned a monochromatic look which complemented the backdrop of gray Paris.

Kim wore a blazer by Izaak Azanei, a skirt from Maison Rabih Kayrouz, and a pair of Balenciaga booties.

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Two months later, she went to Spain in this floral, flowing Basic Movement dress.

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The Kapuso actress stole the limelight at Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho's wedding in Paris, France, last September.

Lovi wore a black, back-baring ball gown designed by Mark Bumgarner.

On Instagram, she described it as her "black-swan-goes-to-the-ball moment."

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In October, Lovi went for a Great Gatsby-esque red-carpet look in her Andrea Tetangco gown at a watch brand's VIP event in Venice, Italy.

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Kapuso actress Heart Evangelista made it to the list of best-dressed women at the 2017 Star Magic Ball, where she wore a Mark Bumgarner ball gown.

For this event, she was dressed by her stylist BFF Kat Cruz.

Her glam team included Jerry Javier for hair and Albert Kurniawan for makeup.

Heart was also one of the standouts at President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address last July 24.

The My Korean Jagiya star wore an immaculate white Jo Rubio terno and paired it with a white ceramic rose minaudière with gold hardware and leaf detail from Ulyana Sergeenko's Fall/Winter 2017 couture collection.

A pair of Christian Louboutin heels completed the look.

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(L-R) Liza Soberano in Dior at Star Magic Ball 2017; Pia Wurtzbach in Michael Cinco for her final walk as Miss Universe; and Maine Mendoza in Marc Jacobs on the cover of Preview's December 2017 issue. Which one's your favorite celebrity fashion moment this year?
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