Spot the next defining trend in fashion & beauty as the country’s most influential designers & brands take the runway with their latest collections.
Born with a love affair for fashion, Patty Ang started pursuing it professionally after graduating from De La Salle University in 2013. While her course in college was far-fetched from the fashion world, Patty took it upon herself to pursue her passion straight after by enrolling at the Fashion Institute of the Philippines and Central Saint Martins in London before launching her “baby” -her namesake brand.
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College: Far Eastern University – BFA in Fine Arts major in Adverstising year 2010
Fashion School: Fashion Institute of the Philippines – Ortigas
Graduated 2011 – won best fashion illustration
VIÑA ROMERO is defined by its blend of meticulous craftsmanship, detail oriented and well-thought-of designs that is always embedded with a subtle integration of femininity and masculinity.
Originally a menswear designer, DC De Castro graduated in the top ten from Fashion Institute of the Philippines batch 2017, and was a finalist at Manila Fashion Festival x Bobson Japan Design Competition in 2016.
G Gambaloza earned her degree in Fashion Design and Marketing from SoFA Design Institute and graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Nicolo Perez is an aspiring young fashion designer who aims to soon launch his own fashion label, which would be a culmination of his love for fashion ever since he was a little child.
Martin Bautista began his career in 2007 and immediately carved his own niche in the fashion design industry. Known for his impeccable skills in drapery and garment construction and his masterful use of jersey in many of his creations, Bautista’s designs have been prominently featured in many runway shows, magazine covers and editorials, on the red carpet and in special events—worn by his famous muses: Angel Locsin, Divine Lee, Pam Quiñones, Anne Curtis, Georgina Wilson, Solenn Heussaff, Bianca Gonzalez, and Judy Ann Santos.
Maureen Disini is a former fashion editor and stylist that crossed over to Fashion design. She took up fashion design in Istituto di Moda Burgo in 2009 and took additional courses in fashion business and bridal wear in Istituto Marangoni Paris and University of Arts London the following year.