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In Focus: The Star Magic Ball 2016 Red Carpet Watch

In Focus: The Star Magic Ball 2016 Red Carpet Watch

Missed the real-time coverage of the stars' arrival on the Star Magic Ball 2016 red carpet? We've immortalized it for you; plus, sneak peeks into their preps before and what went down in the program!

[related: Countdown To #StarMagicBall2016: How The Stars Prep For This Special Night]

 

The Location: Makati Shangri-La Hotel

 

Pre-red carpet...

Among the earlybirds who didn't mind sharing their non-made up looks to the public include Maja Salvador, and Yeng Constantino with husband Yan Asuncion.

Striking a pose before getting glammed up.

 

Yeng and Yan all packed and ready with their essentials for the ball.

 

 Here's a look at the setup for the ball.

All set to go down to the red carpet area

Sofia Andres, wearing a black Pepsi Herrera gown.

 

Darren Espanto in Francis Libiran. This is his first time attending the Star Magic Ball.

 

Spotted on the red carpet: ABS-CBN's Chief Content Officer Charo Santos-Concio, together with Ang Babaeng Humayo co-star John Lloyd Cruz, decked in a white Etro suit with black piping details.

 

Team ToMiho: Tommy Esguerra (in Francis Libiran) and Miho Nishida (in Manny Halasan).

 

Team McLisse: Elisse is wearing a strapless Francis Libiran gown, and McCoy de Leon is wearing a white Pepsi Herrera suit.

 

Of course, everyone was waiting for Team LizQuen, with Liza Soberano looking oh-so-elegant in a detailed Michael Cinco silver gown, and Enrique Gil in Francis Libiran.

 

Young couple Ylona Garcia (in a mermaid-inspired Val Taguba gown) and Bailey May (in Bang Pineda)'s appearance was highly anticipated as well.

 

Elmo Magalona donned an Ivar Aseron suit while Janella Salvador wore a glittery silver Jo Rubio gown.

 

For their 4th Star Magic Ball appearance as a couple, Kim Chiu and Xian Lim came decked in complementing ensembles: Kim, a sleek beaded Val Taguba gown, and Xian, a white and blaxk tuxedo set.

 

It may just be their second time attending as a couple, but team DanRich sure already knows how steal the spotlight (in a good way, of course)! Their outit of choice? A black Pepsi Herrera suit accented with a white bowtie for Daniel Matsunaga, and a white Pepsi Herrera off-shoulder gown for Erich Gonzales.

 

Speaking of couples, Gerald Anderson and Bea Alonzo made everyone happy by showing up to the ball together! Kilig overload, indeed! Gerald rocked an all-white Joey Espiritu suit, while Bea, styled by StyleList Inc., wore a fully beaded gown,

 

 

Sam Milby finally brought a date to the Star Magic Ball after six years! Model Mari Jasmine was stunning with her effortless, understated elegance, perfectly stunning beside Sam, who was in a Francis Libiran suit.

 

 

Trending love team SueNie made a mark in their first ball appearance together, with Sue Ramirez wearing an elegant white Rau Ablaza gown and Ronnie Alonte wearing an all-black Pepsi Herrera suit.

 

Inigo Pascual, wearing a white and black Francis Libiran suit, went to the ball with rumored girlfriend Kelley Day as his date, who wore a white embellished Leo Almodal gown.

 

They may say that they're just friends, but team SofiEgo seems to be more than that! Just look at how they look cute and real together in front of the camera.

 

Of course, Luis Manzano is simply #blessed to have the sexiest woman in the Philippines, Jessy Mendiola, as his date! Luis wore a black suit accented with a red bowtie, while Jessy wore a black, flowy John Rufo gown that showed off her sexy back.

 

Having a date to the Star Magic Ball is not compulsory; In fact, going solo is perfectly fine. Case in point: Dance princess Maja Salvador, who was oozing with sexiness in this simple black number.

 

Maris Racal likewise also went solo, but looked very beautiful in that John Rufo gown embellished with flower details.

The same goes for Matteo Guidicelli, who opted for a classic Dior suit.

 

Also don't forget the ever-handsome Piolo Pascual, who simply was the epitome of major kagwapuhan in a white Ivarluski Aseron suit.

 

Jodi Sta. Maria's black Mark Bumgarner gown made her feel like a queen, even if she went solo for the night.

 

KathNiel, one of the most-awaited couples of the night, came in all black: Kathryn Bernardo in a black sleeveless Michael Cinco gown, and Daniel Padilla in a black Francis Libiran suit.

 

And the fairest of them all? 

Liza Soberano brought home the Best Dressed Award for the Female Category, and boy, we were not surprised even a bit! She was just STUNNING!

 

 

As for the guys, Zanjoe Marudo, who went solo this time around, bagged Best Dressed honoers as well, in this Lanvin suit, a velvety black blazer and dark grey trousers, accented with a black bowtie to complete the look.

 

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Images from Instagram.com/starmagic_gracegy, Instagram.com/vernsoyangco, Twitter.com/starmagic, Instagram.com/starmagicphils, Twitter.com/starcinema, Twitter.com/shiereyes, and Instagram.com/alcoguerrero

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