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EXCLUSIVE: The Art of Hellraising According to Cheat Codes
Pauline Nacar | June 22, 2021

Years into their explosive careers, and Los Angeles-based trio Cheat Codes finally launches their first full album, armed with intoxicating beats and even more exciting surprises kept neatly up their sleeves. Rank Magazine catches up with members Matthew and KEVI to take a peek into their world of three-part debut albums, man-eating flowers, and more.

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More Than Meets the Eye: Kelvin Morales on Exploring What is Brave, Peculiar, and Unapologetic
Pauline Nacar | April 9, 2021

“What if the human skin can be used as material for clothing?” This young fashion designer examines the tight-knit relationship between humans and clothes, and turns it on its head with his latest collection “Human Leather.”

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A Beautiful Merge: Bridging Old Hollywood Flair with Modern Filipina Edge by Chris Nick
Pauline Nacar | March 28, 2021

Powerful, independent, sleek, and wearable. These are some of the main themes at the core of this fashion designer’s classy label as he sets out to change the look of fashion in the Philippines.

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The Dark, Beautiful Ironies of Herminio Tan Jr.
Leo Balante | March 13, 2019

This young, Rizal-based design ingenue collects bones, and skulls and transforms them into grotesque, but beautiful and polished art pieces that tell thought-provoking narratives. See his artistic journey and his ever-evolving worldview as an artist.

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Avel Bacudio: An Evolution
Leo Balante | March 8, 2018

Twenty years into the business of making clothes, Bicol-native Avel Bacudio has marked his career with a constant evolution. From his mindset to his aesthetic, we talk to this ace designer on how he has grown as a design genius through the years.

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Romancing Opulence with Michael Cinco
Leo Balante | July 16, 2017

Dubai-based designer Michael Cinco has continued to delight a global following of fashion heavyweights, while proudly waving the Philippine flag. His masterful melding of delicate fabric and opulent crystals has made him a powerful fashion force. Rank talks to the master couturier and sneaks into the genius of the visionary.

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