Saturday, September 25, 2021

Kekert: Filipino fashion fair

The Metro Polis

SHOWCASING the best of Filipino talent and design, the Filipino Fashion Fair held at Ayala Center Cebu highlighted pieces made by local designers and artisans.

Organized by the Philippine Fashion Coalition as part of its “Dama Ko, Lahi Ko” campaign that aims to promote and celebrate Filipino culture through the five senses, the Cebu leg puts its spotlight on Cebu as a Unesco “Creative City of Design.”


Tropical visors from Amano Craft Creations. Proudly handmade by Cebuano artisan Dexter Alazas, the Amano Craft Creations makes carrying essentials such as tropical visors, bayong handbags and backpacks.

Masks by Dino Lloren. To easily match any outfit, Dino Lloren’s masks feature a classy look to make them perfect to wear on formal occasions or casual settings.

Quincentennial Fan by Philip Rodriguez. To mark the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines and Victory at Mactan, Philip Rodriguez has designed a limited edition souvenir and accessory hand fan with designs depicting notable moments in history.

Statement earrings from Tina Campos Creations Jewelry.The eye-catching pieces created by designer Tina Campos exude elegance and femininity. Campos also creates custom-made necklaces, bracelets as well as earrings made of shells, beads and precious stones.

Clutch bags by Virtucio.Stylish, eco-friendly and proudly handcrafted, Virtucio’s brightly colored bags and necklaces are made of single-use grocery bags and other disposed plastics that are cut to pieces, pressed then melted to achieve a mosaic-like effect, which is then finished off with brass framing.

Taty headbands by Bezza Wear. Designed and created with passion and love by Claudia Bezza Yeung, these functional yet stylish headbands by Bezza Wear are all handmade. Claudia also designs dresses and resort wear that are both zero waste and sustainable.

Yellow mellow blouse by Coquille. In the new normal, the style has shifted to lounge and comfort whereas Hanz Coquilla has adapted to this trend with these fashionable yet comfy tops to wear for any occasion.

Cocktail dress by Harley Ruedas. Ruedas has a wide rage of chic cocktail dresses and casual wear to choose from, and if you choose to have a more tailored fit, they are also able to customize for you.

Abaca sandals from Nest and Home Fabrique Shop. Reminding us of the Sinulog having colorful fringes and festive colors, these sandals are both fashionable and functional — something to make a casual outfit stand out.

Linen terno by Jun Escario. Ternos are coming back into fashion and Jun Escario is serving us this all-white linen ruffled top paired with belted shorts perfect for a day-to-night look.


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