Photography: Dr. Marlon Pecjo
Styling: Charmaine Palermo and Vanessa Johnson of Monsters Production
Make-Up: Omar Ermita for Shu Uemura
Hair: George Aliben for Kiehl’s Stylist Series
Models: Catriona Gray of IM Agency and Mark McMahon of Elite Agency Manila
The contemporary Filipino fashion perspective –
From the terno to the barong, to ethnic accoutrements of bamboo and capiz, to tribal beads and other native nuances, spring distinctively strong silhouettes and stylish forms executed in rich jusi piña, abaca and indigenous materials.
It’s Moda Filipiniana reincarnated with a distinctively contemporary attitude.
Knee-length Serpentina dress with structured sleeves inspired by the Terno by John Herrera; Adante at Myth Wood Mixed with Metal Neckpiece; Maco Custodio leather skeleton beige peep toe stilettos
LEFT: Knit sleeveless dress with ethnic beads embellishment by Lulu Tan Gan topped with faux fur coat by Eric de los Santos; Myth Bamboo beads and laminated stone neckpiece by Adante at Myth; RIGHT: On Catriona: Mesh long sleeves top by Charina Sarte match with silver and black leather strips pencil skirt by Eric de los Santos On Mark : ensemble by Jerome Lorico
LEFT: Ensemble by Jerome Lorico; RIGHT: The Modern Terno in Jusi Piña with organza panel by Pablo Cabahug; shoes by Maco Custodio
LEFT: Jusi Piña kimono dress with handmade embroidery at the bodice and wide waistband accentuated with Preciosa crystals, abaca flower headpiece both by Fanny Serrano PFW Holiday 2012 Collection; RIGHT -Jusi Piña dress with dyed black abaca strips and faux fur vest by Happy Andrada
Lulu Tan Gan dyed Jusi Piña kimono wrap with embroidery design; Adante at Myth metal and wood neckpiece.
All men’s wear by Jerome Lorico, made of knitwear from indigenous materials blended with cotton-piña with tribal ornaments and heavily embellished armor-like metal cut or fringe detailing
Mesh long sleeves top by Charina Sarte match with silver and black leather strips pencil skirt by Eric de los Santos
LEFT: On Catriona: Chris Diaz skinny trousers and jacket with structured shoulders embellished with crystals and capiz shells by Mitch Dulce; dyed abaca crown hat On Him: ensemble by Jerome Lorico; RIGHT – Xenan Orticio cream Jusi Piña vest with dyed pink edge; Charina Sarte black skirt
LEFT: Mullet Barong dress made of Jusi Piña by Chris Diaz at Myth and wooden bangles from Tesoro’s; RIGHT – Charina Sarte swimwear with LZ Punzalan wool bolero with Terno sleeves; Lulu Tan Gan shoulder accessories with metal chain; Chris Diaz metal hands
Silver sleeveless top with peplum and skinny trousers by Eric De Los Santos; Lulu Tan Gan bamboo with resin wood mixed with chain neckpiece; Chris Diaz Metal hand accessory
Filipino Fashion: Neo Filipino