Filipino Fashion: The Clothes that Make the Man

Blur the lines between gentleman, rogue and gorgeous bombshell in one fell swoop, with jackets, waistcoats, dandy bows, hats and wingtip toes, borrowed from him.  Take strong masculine inspirations for a maximum feminine effect.


Pour home ou pour femme? Who gives a damn?

Photography: Glenn Peter Perez and Filbert Kung of Blackfox Photography

Model: Valerie Clacio Weigmann

Hair and Make-up: Georgina Desuasido

Styling: Ryuji Shiomitsu



Black cropped jacket by Tyler; black and white checkered polo shirt by Sam Kho; bow tie by Ryuji Shiomitsu; black stretch trousers by Seven For All Mankind; chunky heart stud earrings inlaid with brilliant cut diamonds by Naomi; layered silver chain necklace from AC +632; leather belt by Seven For All Mankind



Dotted fitted shirt from Barba by Vittorio Barba; single button jacket by Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy at ADORA; striped sailor shorts from Barba by Vittorio Barba; stockings from Tinsels by Christine Lam; wide rimmed Postillion Hat from AC+632; vintage Bausch & Lomb Sunglasses from AC+632; leather belt by Seven For All Mankind; leather umbrella by Jean Paul Gaultier from AC+632; lace pendant set in white gold, drop earrings in smoky topaz with brilliant cut and baguette diamonds and pear shape black diamond, and round cut black diamond ring with white brilliant cut diamonds set in white gold, all from Naomi.



Shopping Guide:

AC+632 – 2/F Greenbelt 5 Makati City. Email:

Aranaz – Rockwell Powerplant Mall and Greenbelt 5, Makati City

Adora – Greenbelt 5, Makati City

Christine Lam –

Michael Antonio Shoes – SM Annex North EDSA, Anthem Rockwell Powerplant Mall and Anthem Greenbelt 5. Website:

Naomi Jewelry – 2/F Building B, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City. Tel. (+63 2) 636-0446 or 632-9615. Email: Website:

Sam Kho – 50th Avenue Robinson’s Galleria.Website:

Seven For All Mankind – Greenbelt 5 and Robinson’s Ermita.

Vittorio Barba – Barba, Greenbelt 5.

Zxander Tan – Email:



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